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
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