No Clowning Around With This Phobia

The official name for a fear of clowns is Coulrophobia.  


Hitchcock Afraid? Eggs-actly!

Alfred Hitchcock, the master of horror and suspense, who terrified millions with his films Psycho and The Birds, harbored his own fears of something most of us take for granted -- eggs. Suffering from ovophobia -- a fear of eggs -- he was so revolted by them that he claimed to have never even tasted one in his... Continue Reading →

Absence of Light? Dude… Totally Uncool!

Keanu Reeves has confided that he is afraid of the dark. It probably doesn't make him feel any better about it, but you might want to know that such a condition is known as nyctophobia. Keanu, whose name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, fortunately does not appear to suffer from nomatophobia, which is... Continue Reading →

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