Since the beginning of the rock and roll music genre, artists have precariously danced with the devil through their lyrics, music videos, attire, and how they present themselves. Rock music and horror go hand and hand.
Zombies are commonly stereotyped as slow moving, unthinking undead. In recent decades, zombies went from “not us, dangerous at all times, kill on sight,” to tolerated yet often closeted functional members of society.
“The Witch’s Tale” was a radio anthology series that played in syndication between 1931 and 1938. It was both the first horror radio show and, by extension, the first broadcasted horror series.
While growing up with scary movies and hiding under the covers with a nightlight is a classic way many children go to sleep at night, there can be long lasting effects of horror and scary themes on children.