A look into why the horrifying is so very intriguing

17 septiembre 2015

It’s an age-old question that’s also very timely as we approach the season of haunted houses, scary movies and encounters with Halloween zombies and ghouls stopping by to beg for candy. Why is horror so popular? Why does something strange or even repulsive still make us want to look? An English professor digs into the underlying themes of the popular TV show, «American Horror Story: Freak Show» to explore these questions.