• To me, the scariest movie ever made to this day is The Exorcist. It still scares the living hell out of me, and it’s because of the fantasy element. It’s the exorcism. It’s the Devil. It’s not a guy breaking into your house trying to torture you or cut your whatever off. Those kinds of movies don’t do it for me, and I don’t call them horror.

    "In the Halloween Queen’s Court: A Conversation with Elvira, aka Cassandra Peterson". Interview with Dan Lybarger, October 30, 2011.