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The Middle Ages are over...for the most part. But there's one aspect of our culture that remains strictly steeped in the mores and customs of those dark days: the horror genre. Modern Western horror movies are strikingly similar to old-timey conduct books and morality tales, meaning that they're incredibly predictable and formulaic — and, also, awesome.
While nowadays we use 'em to get our kicks, the tropes and structure of most horror movies play into the deep-down remnants of some very antiquated (not to mention Catholic) beliefs about innocence and vice. But, it's seeing the many different ways those basic components can be interpreted that makes horror such a fun and repeatable niche! From the irony of Scream 4 to the classics like Psycho, the sheer predictability of scary flicks is a regular barrel o'
Now, combine all that goodness with everyone's favorite childhood pastime: Choose your own adventure! We've taken that staple of family vacations and brought it into the 21st century with a fully equipped slideshow to answer the ultimate question: Do you have what it takes to survive a horror movie? And, like any good adventure, you don't have to play by the rules...if you make the wrong call and end up dead in the opening credits, there's always the "back" button. Good luck!
If you're anything like us, your first stop each morning is checking the What's New tab of your favorite online retailers, coffee in hand and credit card at the ready. But, sometimes you just can't pull the trigger on that $500-plus purchase without checking your motives. That's why we've rounded up the latest crop of read
If you've been trying curly hair product recommendations and nothing seems to be working for you, chances are you're trying the wrong kinds of curly hair products. Curl pattern is only one part of the hair type equation, your hair also has its own unique porosity, density, length and width. Your hair width can be either read