fear

Film

'Happy Death Day 2U' is the First Slasher Film to Deal With Grief

Audiences are never around to see what it must be like to re-negotiate your reality when everyone you loved has been killed, but Christopher Landon's latest teen horror uses that as a starting point.
George Griffiths
3.6.19
Rocky

I Did a Whole Exercise Class Just to Talk to Ivan Drago, But in the End I Was Simply Too Scared

The scariest Rocky villain returns for 'Creed II'. What's happened in the 33 years since he killed Apollo Creed?
Joel Golby
11.30.18
NETFLIX

Here Are the Netflix Movies You Need to Watch in September

Because school’s in, the vacation’s over, and it’s time to be unhappy again.
Noel Ransome
8.24.18
Film

'The Dark Knight’ Helped Me Recognize My Fear of People

Christopher Nolan’s superhero epic nailed how society deals with anxiety, and I know that from personal experience.
Noel Ransome
7.19.18
phobias

My Spider-Filled Airbnb Is the New ‘Hereditary’

I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.
Sarah Berman
6.25.18
phobias

These Claustrophobia Videos Are Nightmare Fuel

A subreddit devoted to claustrophobia does a great job of making you absolutely nauseous and disturbed.
Molly Kay
4.27.18
mental health

What It’s Like Having an Extreme Fear of Death...All the Time

Thanatophobia is the fear of the one thing in life that is inevitable...death.
Violet Rusu
2.5.18
Islamophobia

One Year After Mosque Shooting, the Fear Hasn't Gone Away

We need to talk about why a little girl’s boogeyman was a hijab-cutting Islamophobic attacker.
Shazma Abdulla
1.26.18
africa

How Colonialism Fueled Deadly Anti-Vampire Hysteria in Malawi

It's not the first time lingering skepticism of foreigners and local beliefs have produced panic over allegedly bloodsucking predators in the African country.
Mark Hay
11.2.17
studies

Your Fear of Spiders and Snakes Is Evolutionary, Baby

A study shows that fear is hardwired into everyone, even six month-old babies.
Julian Morgans
10.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Cop Lose His Shit Trying to Catch a Snake with a Trash Can

Fear knows no bounds. Neither do snakes.
Drew Schwartz
9.29.17
fear

Oranges, Sponges and 'Small Holes' – People Admit Their Weird Phobias

Claustrophobia is so last season.
Niloufar Haidari
8.7.17
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