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As We Say Goodbye To A Horror Legend… RIP Sid Haig (1939-2019)

Since our inception in 2016, PopHorror has always had an affinity for the black swans and humble beasts of the horror community. There are no pretty boys here. Creators of genre cinema have passion, spark and love for the creatures they bring to life, and it shows in every meet-and-greet, …

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Spider Baby, The Maddest Story Ever Told – Lon Chaney Jr, Sid Haig, and the Beauty of Schlock and Insanity

On Christmas Eve 1967, Jack Hill’s Spider Baby, The Maddest Story Ever Told (AKA Cannibal Orgy, The Maddest Story Ever Told) introduced us to the delightfully demented Merrye family. Elizabeth, Virginia, and Ralph are the last members of a wealthy, reclusive, and horribly inbred family cursed with a disease that …

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