Aside from a couple original standouts, horror movies seem to trot out the same 5 or 6 monsters/killers/haunted board games each year. It's The Fourth Life-Partner of Chucky (they're not putting labels on things). Saw 3.14: Circular Saw! Oui-3: Revenge of the Ouija!

The Saw joke isn't even a joke. The 8th Saw movie is coming out this year. There are no remaining Hollywood actors who haven't been murdered by the Jigsaw killer.

To end the stale repetition put forth by the horror industrial complex, Alex Schmidt is joined by a panel of Cracked's David Christopher Bell and Brett Rader, as well as comics Hallie Cantor, Greg Edwards and Danielle Radford to talk about 15 real life urban legends and folk monsters that deserve their own horror franchise that runs about four films too long.


5 Classic Monster Myths Modern Horror Needs To Revive (Cracked)

The Poop-Unicorn and 5 Other Bizarre Mythical Creatures (Cracked)

7 Hilarious Monsters That Are Widely Feared in Japan (Cracked)

2 Men's Quest For Florida's Mysterious Skunk Ape (Miami New Times)

4 Ghosts Haunting 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (Mental Floss)

Ghosts Wander The Hill (Roll Call)

Furfur (Delirium's Realm)

The Mysteries of Nevada's Cursed Pyramid Lake (Mysterious Universe)

Is The Hollywood Sign Haunted (Vanity Fair)

'Monkey Man' causes panic across Delhi (The Guardian)

Typhon - The Father of All Monsters (Greek Gods and Goddesses)

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