From ‘Ghoul Grabbers’ to ‘Ghostbusters’: The History of Ghostbusting in Film
Jul13

From ‘Ghoul Grabbers’ to ‘Ghostbusters’: The History of Ghostbusting in Film

With the 2016 Ghostbusters remake upon us, many filmgoers are in full nostalgia mode, looking back with fond memories to the original 1984 classic and its sequel. But true Ghostbusters fans know the roots go back a bit further. Let’s examine some of the groundbreaking horror-comedies from yesteryear that set the foundation for the genre and shocked your grandparents and great-grandparents, while still keeping them in stitches....

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Hasbro Faces Thousands of Lawsuits Over Ouija Board Possessions
Aug10

Hasbro Faces Thousands of Lawsuits Over Ouija Board Possessions

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Toy and board game company Hasbro has been faced with an onslaught of lawsuits from parents over the sale of Ouija boards, which the company markets as a way to communicate with the dead and open a portal to a realm beyond our own. “It is absolutely irresponsible that they would market such a dangerous item to our children,” said Margaret Sampson, one of the many parents claiming damages from Hasbro after the...

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Black Guy Less Scary as Ghost
Jul16

Black Guy Less Scary as Ghost

BOSTON, Mass. – With a sigh of relief, Jayni Smith called her run in with the ghost of a black man a “close call.” Jayni was all alone, on the way back to her car after a dinner party with some old friends when it happened. “I saw this black guy coming towards me so I dialed 911 on my phone, just in case,” she said. “Then I realized he was just a ghost and like, what’s a ghost going to do with...

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Robot Butt News Corp. Headlines for May 2, 2014
May02

Robot Butt News Corp. Headlines for May 2, 2014

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ghost Spies on Naked Women, As You’d Expect Speaker at Accounting Conference Plays Pretty Fast and Loose with the Word “Exciting” Tragic Man Sees ‘The Matrix’ and Thinks It Can Only Get Better from There Burger Burglar Kills Three at McDonald’s Fraternity Fistfight Erupts Over Nonsensical Opening Lines of “The Circle of Life” Turns Out “Everything Bread”...

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