What is horror and why do we have it? From our earliest recorded moments, to the present day, humanity has had a grim and intimate relationship with the macabre. From our religions, mythology, our folklore, stories, and oral traditions, horror has been ever present with us. What is it about the dark and the monster under every bed that makes us long for more? This panel will discuss our dread fascination with the bumps in the night and why we continue to search them out.