It becomes an act of fearlessness and kneeling humility, with hope to catch a glint of loving compassion in infinity’s eye. … More The Art of Letting Go
I found multiple accounts of a woman named Phoebe Wise that is reported to walk the road. She was considered bold, outspoken, and unafraid to taken on a man in an argument. She even unintentionally killed her long-term boyfriend during an argument. … More The Ohio Reformatory
In a world where killers hunt under the cover of darkness, Detective Dumas must rely on his steamy partner. While he’s not sure he can trust him to help drag a murderer in the cold hard light of day, Remi must face his unresolved issues from his past. … More Gory and Gore Awaits in The Beast by Dora Esquivel
When you begin traveling, you are going to discover that every place has stories. Each has a piece of history that is going to evoke those feelings of loss. After all, that is where true ghost stories start. … More Looking For A Haunted Castle?
Monsters have a heritage in their history. Either it is from religion or mythology, monsters possess an origin of their own. As an example, the Greeks and Romans saw monsters as divine displeasure. Consequently, they perceived congenital disabilities or malformations as ominous. … More The Horrifying Definition of Monster
Well, vampires became more popular following the end of the witch hunt. Their popularity gained after the infamous Salem Witch Trial. … More Alleged Vampire Witch
I’ve always liked what people consider creepy and scary. I blame my older siblings for introducing me to comic books and monster movies/books! Not really, I appreciate them for it. I’m the person who had her funeral planned out before her wedding. That’s how creepy I am. … More Why Death Positivity is Important
There is evidence of it being used to treat those behaving erratically, and it can be assumed that the behavior can be attributed to mental illness. However, they believed that mental illness was caused by being inhabited by a malicious or evil spirit. … More Trepanning The Horror
I wanted to bring in history, facts, and respect. With a quite popular series such as Supernatural among others either televised or written, many folklores, borrowed from various cultures and First Nations are not an exception. However, some forget that sometimes particular creatures are better left undisturbed. … More Folklore of Secrecy
Imagine yourself held down on a table against your will so a doctor can shove ice picks up into your brain. The thought sends chills down my spine! … More The Icepick Lobotomy
There seems to be a fascination with serial killers. Even I am intrigued by them. So, what is it about them that piques people interest in them? Is it their crimes, the victims? The types of murders they committed. … More Serial Murders
There has been documentation of people being kept in cages when they were “unable to be controlled” by caretakers, and even the wallpaper was peeling from the walls. Patients attempted to kill each other, and were sometimes successful due to the overworked staff. … More Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
I’ve been doing this for years. Sometimes the trips are simple one-day excursions. Sometimes the adventure takes a few days if I can match my fascination with haunted and history together all the better! … More Planning A Haunted Vacation
It does matter the spelling of the word: fae, fay, fey, fairy, it all means the same. The word itself first saw the light of day in early Dark Ages Times around the world. Other spellings consisting of faerie, fairie, fayrye, and feirie have their place in history. … More The Origins of Fays
Yeah, I know, most of you were singing your way through those lyrics, weren’t you? It’s quite all right, I did the same thing, so don’t feel bad. Today, I am doing a breakdown of the song Enter Sandman by Metallica off their Black Album, released back in 1991. … More Enter Sandman
It was the summer of 96 or better referred to as “The Summer of Hell.” I can’t help but to blame myself; after all, I’ve watched plenty of horror movies to know all the basic rules, but even then I ignored the most important one. … More The Real Witchcraft
He is coming through the dilapidated alley
Slowly he’s coming to your window and watches the prey.
And if you look at his gaze you will fall in never land
For he will feed your eyes with his fearsome dreadful sand.
Shhhh here comes the Sandman. … More Sandman, A Horror Poem
They say the Sandman is not a ghost—that he is an entity that comes to visit you at night to put you to sleep, and bring you good dreams. There have been many myths and legends written about him. … More Is the Sandman a Ghost?
I remember hearing about the Sandman as a child; it wasn’t through the Hans Christian Andersen’s story but through The Chordettes version of Mr. Sandman the song. In fact, in almost every rendition that I have had the pleasure to read or hear since I was introduced to the Sandman, every instance has been innocent, good intent, misunderstood, and complex. … More Bring Me A Dream
In the early years of American history, New England was full of superstitions about the supernatural. The church spread fears of evil which lead to the witch trials so famously diluted in our history books. Vampires were rumored to roam New England’ rural communities by night with reports documented as early as 1793. … More Great New England Vampire Panic
The summary of the story itself is quite disturbing and worthy of a Stephen King hit! Back then, I am quite sure that the story scared many people. The Sandman was not what we know him to be now. … More The Sandman
There is something about the State of California, with its sunny beaches, the coast, and its beautiful people, that can be misleading. There’s a darker side to this beautiful state. … More Scorecard Killer
There’s much controversy about the Bell Witch Cave. Some say she is the daughter of an abusive father. Some say she is an outside entity that came to torment the Bell Family. There are even other reports that the Bell Witch was a male slave killed by Bell in the past. … More The Bell Witch
We might believe vampires don’t exist but back in medieval Europe it was common to protect oneself from a bloodsucking creature. … More The Burial of Vampires
Hello fair travels and welcome to my side of fantasy and whim. I always look for things that fascinate me and for this article I am featuring a lesser known mythical creature. … More The Nickelavee
*** WARNING THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MATURE AND GRAPHIC SUBJECT MATTER *** Who never watched one of the nine movie versions of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre? Well, I only watched the 1974 movie version and let me tell you when I stomached it back in 1982, it scared the hell out of me as it was creepy, violent, and so believable. … More Leatherface The Man
There are not only ghosts lurking in the darkness, but there are also strange presences we can’t explain wandering around in bright daylight. Terror in the Woods shares the stories of strangers and their encounters. … More Terror in the Woods
Gothic Bite Magazine is proud to present our third anthology to our amazing followers and wonderful readers!
The Gothic Grimoire Anthology is all about the darkest the paranormal can offer from immortals to hauntings, and a grimoire ties all. … More The Gothic Grimoire Anthology
Imagine walking in a cemetery. The grass perfectly trimmed, the stairs swept, and the grave markers and tombstones are clean.
Your loved ones resting place is in good hands. This above is the job of a cemetery caretaker. … More Memoirs of a Cemetery Caretaker
The number 13 is at the center of many superstitious beliefs and fears. Then again, when paired alongside Friday it only becomes worst. … More Lucky Number 13
New Orleans is the home of many legends and folklore. It is a place where the paranormal and reality collide and create something unique.
The Skeleton Key brings out the best Louisiana has to offer… mystery but only if you believe. … More The Skeleton Key
Death is a delicate subject for many. It is not a word we like to use or talk about. Sometimes it causes trauma, brings the worst in people and causes sadness…
but what if I told you L.A. Maciel, our new writer, has another view on death? … More Death Anxiety or Positivity
To any horror movie fan, if shown the recognizable ghost face mask they know it from the iconic nineties movie, Scream. … More Scream The Review
Vampires are part of our folklore for hundreds of years.
The beliefs that a being subsisting on the vital fluids of a human has timelessly been retold numerous times around the world. … More The Odd Origin of Vampires
Magic, as it is usually known, is something I wholeheartedly object to the existence of in our world.
Ghosts, werewolves, vampires, and witches curses are in my opinion nothing more than fantastic examples of the human imagination. … More Magic and Satanism
To wish everyone Happy Holidays, Gothic Bite Magazine Presents the Merry Krampus Anthology Vol.1!
Grab your digital copy on Amazon for just $2.97 and get lost in eight different stories from eight wonderful authors! … More Merry Krampus Live on Amazon
Gothic Bite Magazine likes to discover all kinds of new artists and this one I discovered while on DeviantArt.
He has a fascinating mind and eyes for the tasteful macabre. So, I asked if an interview with us would be something he considered. Here are his answers. … More Interview with Macabre Artist from Finland Tero Porthan
In my previous article, I talked about Mr. Davis’ account with Haitian culture and the zombification of people. Mr. Davis’ work is known, read, and some even scoffed at his work.
However, I believe he was the first to take West African zombies seriously. Wade Davis might be the zombie anthropologist! … More Wade Davis The Zombie Anthropologist
The term comes from Haitian folklore, where a zombie is a dead body reanimated through various methods, most commonly magic.
The Oxford English Dictionary gives the origin of the word as West African and compares it to the Kongo words nzambi and zumbi. — Wikipedia… Zombie a reanimated corpse. … More Zombie A Reanimated Corpse
It was a long time ago that I found myself at peace in the night. I’ve always preferred rainy days to the sunlight. I read a lot about vampires and ancient history. … More The Night Impaled
People who know me, know that I am a little obsessed with Vlad the Impaler. I have read his story, his life and done research to understand his mind better.
People who know me, know that I’m also obsessed with vampires. Just as much research done and now, the combination of both my love in one movie, Dracula Untold and here’s my review. … More Dracula Untold A Review
On May 24th 1979 the dead walked the earth, brought to us by the godfather of the Zombie genre, George A. Romero. Now here’s my review of Dawn of the Dead. … More Dawn of the Dead
The timing of this article conveniently releases during a current scandal regarding Satanism in the media and visual entertainment.
… More Satanism Stereotypes
There is a house in New Orleans, just kidding readers. We are traveling to the Castle of Montebello in Rimini, Italy.
Here there is an exceptional occurrence that only happens every 5 years, a story that involves a lovely but very different little girl. … More The Haunting of Montebello Castle
Recently, zombies have been invading our small screen and the theaters. Either from famous shows as The Walking Dead or World War Z.
The term zombie has been part of our lives for centuries, but most recently, gained in popularity. However, research proved that zombies are a fact. … More Zombies Are A Fact
The Church of Satan, created by Anton Szandor LaVey in 1966 that he named the Age of Satan by self-proclaiming himself as High Priest of the first Church of Satan saw the light of day in the sixties. … More Overview of Satanism
At Gothic Bite Magazine we like our horror movies. To us, they all have a little something, therefore, hard to place in order! Each of us has a personal Top Horror Movies!
Either it is paranormal, slasher, torture porn or lighter movies. Here is our Top 100 Best Horror Movies’ List! Not necessarily in perfect order, but a spooky list to look at nonetheless! … More Top 100 Best Horror Movies
Gothic Bite Magazine recognizes that we all have different taste and that is amazing because in our opinion it means that there are no real good or bad movies. It all depends on the taste of each person.
For that reason, we decided not to offer a Top 100 BAD Horror Movies, but Cheesy instead and more about the appearance or in funny manners. So, here are our picks! … More Top 100 Cheesy Horror Movies
It doesn’t matter how old you are. The Exorcist is one of the most horrifying possession movies of all time if not the number one.
It shocked people when it released. It still takes people by surprise today. The Exorcist review is now overdue at GBM! … More The Exorcist Review
The movie Poltergeist is one of the cult classics of horror that everyone still believes to this day to be one of the best made.
No movie can ever be like it. No one can make a movie like it again. Poltergeist is without a doubt, fantastic. … More Poltergeist Review