We don’t scare so easily anymore.

Audiences don’t scare as easily as they once did. Not only have they seen just about every conceivable brand of horror movie–from torture porn to alt-history vampires–they’ve seen real-life terrors that Alfred Hitchcock never had to compete against. Considering this desensitization through saturation, it’s a marvel that one of the biggest horror phenomena of the last decade comes in the historically tame format of a weekly anthology series.

Do you know which series they’re talking about?

I haven’t seen it myself. More here, on how to tell scary stories, from a creator who is doing just that.

With Hallowe’en just passed, here are some collections of the scariest stuff, curated by others.

50 People On ‘The Darkest, Creepiest True Story That Terrifies Me To This Day’

10 Creepy And Fascinating Videos You Should Watch If You Don’t Want To Get Any Sleep

10 Novels That Will Scare The Hell Out Of You

Tony DiTerlizzi’s Top 10 Books For Creeping Out Kids

Top 10 Horror Stories from Stephen Jones


10 Movies That Prove Children’s Cinema Was Scarier in the ’80s from Flavorwire