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Ellie’s Horror Workout Essentials

Hey guys! In our last episode, I mentioned I would put together a list of horror related workout essentials that help keep me motivated. Here are some of my favorite things!

App: Zombies, Run!

This app is awesome! You can use it with your Spotify or whatever music player you use. When using the app you’re a survivor of the zombie apocalypse. In the story, you encounter other survivors, go on “runs”. The more you run, the more items and survivors you acquire to build up your base. It can be used for outdoor or treadmill running. It definitely keeps me motivated while doing my much-hated cardio.

Available on iTunes and Google Play

Now that you have that great app, you need some shirts that fully express the horror of working out. Some of my personal favorites come from one of my favorite websites: Look Human



Now it’s time to hook you up with some spooky leggings that will have you Creepin’ It Real for leg day. These come from the Online Legging Store



Contain your Creepy with these awesome backpacks from Rebels Market


These websites have a lot of other awesome goodies so definitely check them out. The items posted are just some of my personal favorites.

I hope you enjoyed this list!

-Ellie May

31 Days of Horror Day 31: Halloween Marathon


31 Days of Horror Day 31: Halloween Marathon

The franchise predominately focuses on the fictional character of Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his older sister, Judith Myers. Fifteen years later, he escapes to stalk and kill the people of Haddonfield, Illinois while being chased by his former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis. Michael’s killings occur on the holiday of Halloween. Starring the Scream Queen Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween is a classic horror franchise.

Watch Order:


Halloween II

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Halloween 4: Return of Michael Myers

Halloween 5

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later

Halloween Ressurection

Rob Zombie’s Halloween

Rob Zombie’s Halloween II


31 Days of Horror Day 30: Trick r Treat

Time for my favorite horror movie of all time!!!

31 Days of Horror Day 30: Trick r Treat

Prolific director Bryan Singer takes a turn towards horror as the producer of this Halloween shocker directed by X2 and Superman Returns screenwriter Mike Dougherty. With four interwoven tales concerning a high-school principal who moonlights as a vicious serial killer, a college-age virgin who’s saving herself for that special someone, a woman whose hatred of Halloween is only exceeded by her husband’s love of the mischievous holiday, and a callous group of teens who carry out an unforgivably cruel prank, this fall frightener mixes Tarantino-style storytelling with the kind of chills that can only occur on the darkest day of the year. Brian Cox, Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker, and Leslie Bibb all star in a Halloween treat that’s sure to deliver a few nasty tricks. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Trailer: https://youtu.be/ukylEvRE76w



31 Days of Horror Day 26: The Thing 1 & 2

Time for my favorite creature features!

31 Days of Horror Day 26: The Thing 1 & 2

The Thing (1982):

John Carpenter’s The Thing is both a remake of Howard Hawks’ 1951 film of the same name and a re-adaptation of the John W. Campbell Jr. story “Who Goes There?” on which it was based. Carpenter’s film is more faithful to Campbell’s story than Hawks’ version and also substantially more reliant on special effects, provided in abundance by a team of over 40 technicians, including veteran creature-effects artists Rob Bottin and Stan Winston. The film opens enigmatically with a Siberian Husky running through the Antarctic tundra, chased by two men in a helicopter firing at it from above. Even after the dog finds shelter at an American research outpost, the men in the helicopter (Norwegians from an outpost nearby) land and keep shooting. One of the Norwegians drops a grenade and blows himself and the helicopter to pieces; the other is shot dead in the snow by Garry (Donald Moffat), the American outpost captain. American helicopter pilot MacReady (Kurt Russell, fresh from Carpenter’s Escape From New York) and camp doctor Copper (Richard Dysart) fly off to find the Norwegian base and discover some pretty strange goings-on. The base is in ruins, and the only occupants are a man frozen to a chair (having cut his own throat) and the burned remains of what could be one man or several men. In a side room, Copper and MacReady find a coffin-like block of ice from which something has been recently cut. That night at the American base, the Husky changes into the Thing, and the Americans learn first-hand that the creature has the ability to mutate into anything it kills. For the rest of the film the men fight a losing (and very gory) battle against it, never knowing if one of their own dwindling number is the Thing in disguise. Though resurrected as a cult favorite, The Thing failed at the box office during its initial run, possibly because of its release just two weeks after Steven Spielberg’s warmly received E.T.The Extra-Terrestrial. Along with Ridley Scott’s futuristic Alien, The Thing helped stimulate a new wave of sci-fi horror films in which action and special effects wizardry were often seen as ends in themselves.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p35JDJLa9ec


The Thing (2011):

Paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up. When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew’s pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish. The Thing serves as a prelude to John Carpenter’s classic 1982 film of the same name.
The Thing- Universal

31 Days of Horror day 25: Alien

This is my favorite movie of ALL TIME!!! And remember: In space, no one can hear you scream…

31 Days of Horror Day 25: Alien

“In space, no one can hear you scream.” A close encounter of the third kind becomes a Jaws-style nightmare when an alien invades a spacecraft in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror classic. On the way home from a mission for the Company, the Nostromo’s crew is woken up from hibernation by the ship’s Mother computer to answer a distress signal from a nearby planet. Capt. Dallas’s (Tom Skerritt) rescue team discovers a bizarre pod field, but things get even stranger when a face-hugging creature bursts out of a pod and attaches itself to Kane (John Hurt). Over the objections of Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), science officer Ash (Ian Holm) lets Kane back on the ship. The acid-blooded incubus detaches itself from an apparently recovered Kane, but an alien erupts from Kane’s stomach and escapes. The alien starts stalking the humans, pitting Dallas and his crew (and cat) against a malevolent killing machine that also has a protector in the nefarious Company.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjLamj-b0I8


Alien- 20th Century Fox

31 Days of Horror Day 24: The Hallow

Only one more week until Halloween!!!! Get ready for this hidden gem!

31 Days of Horror Day 24: The Hallow

Deep within the darkness of secluded forest land in rural Ireland dwells an ancient evil. Feared by the nearby superstitious villagers as cursed creatures who prey upon the lost, their secrets have been kept from civilization and remain on their hallowed ground. But when a conservationist from London moves in with his wife and infant child in order to survey the land for future construction, his actions unwittingly disturb the horde of demonic forces. Alone in a remote wilderness, he must now ensure his family’s survival from their relentless attacks.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fDo3-mluOs


The Hallow- Occupant Entertainment

31 Days of Horror Day 23: Sinister

This movie will definitely keep you up at night. Good luck with the insomnia and paranoia!!!

31 Days of Horror Day 23: Sinister

Sinister is a frightening new thriller from the producer of the Paranormal Activity films and the writer-director of The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Ethan Hawke plays a true crime novelist who discovers a box of mysterious, disturbing home movies that plunge his family into a nightmarish experience of supernatural horror.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kbQAJR9YWQ


Sinister- Lionsgate Films

31 Days of Horror Day 22: Scream Marathon

Alright guys! Time for some of my favorite campy, cheesy, meta movies of all time!

31 Days of Horror Day 22: Scream Marathon

Scream: The sleepy little town of Woodsboro just woke up screaming. There’s a killer in their midst who’s seen a few too many scary movies. Suddenly, nobody is safe, as the psychopath stalks victims, taunts them with trivia questions, then rips them to bloody shreds. It could be anybody… Sidney, the quiet high school beauty with an ugly past… Billy, her faithful boyfriend with a frustrated sex life… Tatum, her cute best friend with a answer for everything… Casey, the lovely blonde who knows her thrillers… Geeky Randy, the scary movie fanatic… Stuart, the wild partier… Gale, the overeager TV reporter… even Dewey, the syrupy-sweet police officer. The only hope is to stay one step ahead of this crazed slasher–know your trivia. The clues are there; are you good enough to see them?

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWm_mkbdpCA


Scream 2: The crafty Wes Craven follows up last’s year’s surprise hit with another supremely self-referential but satisfyingly droll thriller.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-KSPVGLia4


Scream 3: In the third and final episode of the Scream trilogy, Sidney realizes that she can no longer escape her past. Inspired by horror movies, the killer once again returns, but this time all trilogy rules are broken.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYi-rmHfrP8


Scream 4: In Scream 4, Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill (played by Emma Roberts) and her Aunt Kate (Mary McDonnell). Unfortunately Sidney’s appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaCvEwm3SXs


Scream- Miramax Films

31 Days of Horror Day 20 & 21: The Conjuring 1 & 2

Hey guys! Sorry for the delayed post! Working 2 jobs finally caught up to me! Here’s some double trouble and keep a lookout for a extra special marathon tomorrow!

31 Days of Horror Day 20 & 21: The Conjuring 1 & 2

The Conjuring: Before there was Amityville, there was Harrisville. “The Conjuring” tells the true story of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga), world renowned paranormal investigators, who were called to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k10ETZ41q5o


The Conjuring- Warner Bros.

The Conjuring 2: Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (“Up In the Air,” TV’s “Bates Motel”) and Patrick Wilson (the “Insidious” films), star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyA9AtUOqRM


The Conjuring 2- Warner Bros.

31 Days of Horror Day 19: It Follows

Ever get that creepy feeling that you can see something out of the corner of your eye?

31 Days of Horror Day 19: It Follows

After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkZYbOH0ujw


It Follows- Radius Films