The Strange History of Cinderella

Column by Christopher Shultz
Disney's squeaky-clean blonde princess has some dark roots.

LURID: Barbecue Season - Cannibalism for Connoisseurs

Column by Karina Wilson
It's barbecue season. What exactly IS that sizzling on your neighbor's grill?

7 Horrifying Ailments Named After Literary Characters

Column by Kimberly Turner July 15, 2013
From ten-month-long sleep sessions to extreme vanity and homicidal jealousy, these seven horrifying medical conditions show us just how tough some of literature's favorite characters had it.
'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters' Trailer

'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters' Gets A Trailer

News by Rob Hart September 5, 2012
The trailer for 'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters', based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale and starring Jeremy "Awesome" Renner, is out. It does not look great.

LURID: Grimmly Fiendish - The Horror in Fairy Tales

Column by Karina Wilson June 1, 2012
As 'Snow White And The Huntsman', another 'adult re-imagining' of a classic fairy tale hits our movie screens, Lurid takes a look at the raw horror content of the originals.