Bloody Disgusting

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Bloody Disgusting
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Commercial? Yes
Type of site Online horror film-related database and reviewer
Available language(s) English
Owner The Collective
Created by Brad Miska
Tom Owen
Launched 2002
Current status Active

Bloody Disgusting is a website that covers horror films with reviews, interviews and news. It is run by Brad Miska (who uses the pseudonym "Mr. Disgusting"), and Tom Owen.[1] By 2007, the site had 1.5 million unique visitors and 20 million page views each month.[2] It is widely considered to be the "world's most popular horror website".[3][4]

Formed in 2002,[5] Bloody Disgusting was one of the first online challengers to horror mainstays like Fangoria magazine.[6] It has seen significant competition from Comcast and Sony's Fearnet.[7] But unlike competitors such as Fearnet or Fangoria, Bloody Disgusting is largely "independent" with Miska and Owen maintaining editorial control.[8] Accordingly, Syfy chose it as their site of the week in August 2007.[9] In September 2007, it was purchased by The Collective, a Beverly Hills based management company. According to Variety, it will be a source of new talent for the company.[10]

In 2009, Bloody Disgusting made the video of the Deathcore band Suicide Silence for Kevin Greutert's movie Saw VI.[11] Bloody Disgusting has also been quoted in movie trailers and advertisements for a number of horror films, including 30 Days of Night[12] and Feast.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dread Central & Home Media Magazine Announce Second Annual Reaper Awards!". Dread Central. July 15, 2010. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ Hefflinger, Mark (13 September 2007). "The Collective Buys Horror Film Site Bloody-Disgusting.com". DMW Daily. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Big Screen Entertainment Group's Babysitter Chosen for Bloody-Disgusting.com Horror Hound Festival". Premiere News. 19 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  4. ^ "Bloody-Disgusting Tears It Up This Halloween, Thanks to You!". Bloody-Disgusting.com. 27 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  5. ^ "bloody-disgusting.com". Internet Archive. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  6. ^ "Horror Hound Faq". Horror Hound. Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  7. ^ "Bloody-Disgusting vs Fearnet". Alexa.com. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  8. ^ Parsons, Ryan. "Bloody-Disgusting Now a Collective Effort". CanMag.com. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  9. ^ "Bloody Disgusting". SciFi.com. Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  10. ^ Graser, Marc (12 September 2007). "Collective nabs Bloody-Disgusting". Variety. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  11. ^ Internet Archive. "Searched for http://youtube.com". Century Media, Trustkill. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  12. ^ 30 Days of Night trailer at YouTube
  13. ^ Feast trailer at YouTube

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