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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 29 2014

Yesterday, the HORROR REPORT wrote about something we called the potentially scariest exorcism story ever told.. I was researching online comments about the story of Latoya Ammons when I came across a Facebook post by the RAW STORY. They linked the story with a comment alluding to people believing in exorcisms but not climate change. The reactions from users was even crueler, with many mocking the woman's appearance and calling her mentally unstable. It reminded me of two things: I hate politics, especially when someone inserts a politically charged issue into something completely unrelated to it, and secondly: It amazes me that people cannot believe in BOTH supernatural events and natural events.. Why can't there be a compromise?

For those who feel as angry as me when people completely knock down anyone with a different, or Fortean belief, you're home here at the HORROR REPORT. People like you, me, and those who dare to think different or believe, perhaps, that the messages given to them for years in programming aren't real, can be comfortable on this site. We may mock the hell out of empty vessels like Justin Bieber, but we sure as hell won't knock a woman's character or story simply because of her makeup. No, Latoya Ammons, your story is safe with us. As for whether it's real? That's for our discernment. But you're not going to be made a fool of for telling it..

And now on to the news> The weird, the wild, and the wonderful..

A weird night in Claremore County in Oklahoma.. A loud explosion was heard on January 26 .. Police received calls from people thinking a bomb went off.. The noises were also heard in Rogers County in the same state.. Just more strange noises, loud booms.. bangs.. And oddities from the planet Earth. Something natural, perhaps.. something otherworldly ..? Maybe not. Either way it is creepy to hear on audio, I could not even imagine being a resident and waking to such a haunting, or heavenly, noise..

Orders, schmorders: Obama State of the Union emphasizes executive orders, including upping the minimum wage for future federal contractors..

Who needs food!? Congress set to cut food stamps again..

Getting a feel as to why politics and me just don't mix .. do they still with you?

It's not too late for 2014 to be the year you get healthy.. get started with this video showing why fast food makes you sick, fat, and tired..

North Dakota man becomes the first to be arrested with the help of a drone..

Cops discuss their paranormal call-outs..

55 bodies found near former Florida reform school. Reuters reports this: "On a hillside in the rolling, tall-pine forests near the Alabama-Georgia border, a team of more than 50 searchers from nine agencies last year dug up the graves to check out local legends and family tales of boys, mostly black, who died or disappeared without explanation from the Dozier School for Boys early in the last century.The school, infamous for accounts of brutality told by former inmates, was closed by the state in 2011."

I did more research about this school, and everything I found was so horrendous.. so sad.. so depressing. Humanity at its worst.

Motley Crue says they're done--after farewell tour..


Flickering Myth: Final designs for TMNT?


Will Megan Fox be all thumbs as April O'Neil?

Ben Affleck wants to redefine BATMAN as 'older and wiser'

Kevin Smith wants to do a Krampus themed horror film!


THE PURGE sequel loses a long title.. Now it's just PURGE 2..

Ketchup Entertainment acquires rights to WOLVES..


NURSE 3d clip is 'titillating'


FINAL: THE RAPTURE, a horror movie that wants to win people to Christ..


Watch for this movie, it looks and sounds like it's going to be the most cutting edge horror in some time: BABADOOK. IFC MIDNIGHT has acquired the US and Latin rights to the Australian horror flick..

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STRANGER THINGS 2 looks incredible

The newest STRANGER THINGS 2 trailer hit on Friday the 13th .. amazing timing as always with the fine people at Netflix..

The excitement over this program is incredible. Not only are people re-watching and re-binging the first season in preparation, but there is an equal amount of re-watching and analyzing of the newest trailers..


Before discussion.. take a glance:



My initial thought: This is actually the weaker of the teasers and trailers for season 2.. Yes, I am inclined to wonder why Eleven is more androgynous  .. why she has more hair now and no one shaved it. why she is out of the upside down and eating Eggos in the normal world..

So many questions about her. But the trailer didn't pay much attention to her--I think on purpose. Instead we glimpsed into the post-pubescent boys and now new friends of another gender planning something, just as the world is being taken over by giant squid creatures from the upside down.

Not viewed at all? Mike's mom and dad. Barb..

Forgive me…

THE UNLUCK OF THE IRISH: TROPICAL STORM MAY HIT IRELAND!!

Yes, indeed.. a hurricane-ish type storm is about to hit Ireland..

Hurricane Ophelia is the 10th consecutive hurricane to form in the Atlantic basin this year. According to University of Miami hurricane expert Brian McNoldy, the last time ten consecutive storms became a hurricane was 1893. While a very interesting factoid, the "elephant in the room" is that Ophelia is headed to Ireland. It is rare, but not unprecedented.

There are a few interesting things about this.. First off, there have been really rare occasions that storms of this nature made it as far as Ophelia may..

Actually there have been only a handful in the past years since about, oh, 1851..

From 1851 to 2010, only 10 extratropical storms, typically the tail ends of tropical cyclones, have hit within 200 miles (322 kilometers) of Ireland....Hurricane Debbie was the only tropical hurricane to make landfall in that area, clipping the far northwest of the British Isles in 1961.

But this is 2017--the year that mayhem on …

The interesting tale of Joe Weller's sex prank line getting haunted

Joe Weller’s sex line prank video was seen by more than 2.5 million people when it was posted back in March.

It involved Joe trolling alleged sex workers over the phone – but some viewers spotted something creepy happening.
In the background, a piece of gym equipment with a handle begins to swing back and forward.

“It continues to swing in a way that if someone pushed it, it would have stopped,” he said in a recent video addressing the claims.