The Transfiguration Film Review

(08-15-2017) The Transfiguration is a new horror film with nods to classic and cult vampire movies and stories.  Joseph Perry brings us a review of this film and a look at the characters and story of this recent VOD movie thriller.  Read More.


Unsung Horrors Book Review

(08-19-2017) Unsung Horrors is a new book reviewed here by Joseph Perry about a collection of film reviews from the silent era to 1970s horror films.  The book is a great introduction to the genre and fans of horror movies with enjoy it.  Read More.


The LaPlace’s Demon (Fantasia) Film Review

(08-02-2017) The LaPlace’s Demon screened at Fantasia International Film Festival, which ran July 13–August 2 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Joseph Perry brings us a review of this film which takes some old-school haunted house thrills and blends them with mystery elements along with film noir lighting and overtones.  Read More.


When It Was Cool Contributors Help Launch the Debut Issue of Gruesome Magazine

(05-29-2017) The hosts of the Up Hill Both Ways podcast and contributing writers at When It Was Cool help launch the debut issue of Gruesome Magazine.  Read More.


Mummy Monday

(04-03-2017) On this day When It Was Cool celebrates the classic monster icon The Mummy by looking at movies, action figures, comics, and more!  Read More.


Happy 40th Anniversary to 10 Horror Films

(03-23-2017) Joseph Perry takes a look at 10 horror movies turning 40 years old in 2017.  Read More.


10 Horror Movies Turning 35 in 2017

(02-23-2017) Joseph Perry takes a look at 10 horror movies turning 35 years old in 2017.  Read More.


Open Letter to Marvel Comics - You're Doing Moon Knight Wrong

(10-31-2016) When It Was Cool pens an open letter to Marvel Comics begging them to take Moon Knight back to his supernatural origins.  Read More.


Dracula - Icon of Horror

(10-29-2016) Karl Stern takes a look at the origins, mythos, and lore of one of the most iconic Halloween horrors- Dracula! Read More.


Halloween - Candy Corn the Polarizing Halloween Candy

(10-28-2016) Tonya from When It Was Cool takes a look at the origins of that controversial Halloween candy- Candy Corn! Read More.


Halloween - Ten Fond Memories

(10-27-2016) Contributor Joseph Perry provides When It Was Cool with images and memories of when Halloween really was cool and fun!  Read More.


Netherworld Haunted House Attraction Review

(10-23-2016) The When It Was Cool family visits one of the largest and most popular Halloween Haunted House Attractions in the United States with Netherworld near Atlanta, GA.  Read More.


Arx Mortis Haunted House Attraction Review

(09-26-2016) The When It Was Cool family visits our first Halloween Haunted House Attraction of the season with Arx Mortis located in North Alabama.  Read More.


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