Step aside Pennywise, this horror villain is Louisiana’s favorite


A man disguised as Pennywise (IT) is seen taking part during the march of annual Zombie Walk at Monumento of Revolucion on October 19, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico (Photo by Eyepix/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Love a good horror flick? Apparently, you’re not alone. Popular villains through the years haunt our nightmares, and now they’re also haunting our web searches – just in time for Halloween.

The website has compiled a list of each state’s most-popular horror villain. Seven states are keeping their eye on Chucky, including Louisiana.

The most popular villain is Frankenstein’s Monster, followed by Ghostface.

Some other interesting tidbits from the study include:

  • Maine was the only state who preferred Jack Torrance, the star of The Shining. In comparison, Jack Torrance was the most popular villain last year.
  • Alien is the top horror villain in Washington, one of the top five states for unexplained UFO sightings.
  • Frankenstein’s Monster was the most popular character in the U.S., claiming 11 states — something Mary Shelley would be proud of.


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