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
Greetings Biters! For the April tribute to the Sandman, I’d take you for another trip into my music library. Let me introduce you to the band Rock Sugar and their hit Don’t Stop The Sandman. … More Rock Sugar Sandman?
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
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
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
While all over the world, most likely in Nordic places. We are all aware of the legend of Bigfoot otherwise known depending on the location: Sasquatch, Yeti or Abominable Snowman. Otherly put, the existence of a tribe of giant furry animal-like bipeds. … More Is the Swamp Monster Bigfoot?
The Monster of the Month for February was a ghost. Typically when you think of ghost the first place the mind goes is sad or scary. For me, the first place my mind goes to currently is to that of Haunting of Hill House and my favorite character of Nell. … More The Ghost Makeup
The legend of the Swamp Monster is not as old as one would expect. When doing research on the monster itself, thinking mostly to be as old as Bigfoot, to my surprise the very first sighting of the half humanoid half leafy murky wet abominable monster took place in 1963 when a man and his friend were looking down from a plane on a swamp and discovered more than they anticipated. … More Swamp Monster Pt.1
Gothic Bite Magazine went online last year in March of 2018. There is no exact date as it took us some time to adjust and time to figure things out. We changed the platform, make changes, quite a rocky road! … More Happy Birthday Gothic Bite Magazine!
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
This one-hour weekly docu-soap follows a group of real-life paranormal researchers as they investigate haunted houses throughout the country, encountering every type of imaginable haunting. … More TAPS Ghost Hunters
Though I know, I should be wary. I venture someplace scary, ghostly hauntings I turn loose: Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice! … More Beetlejuice
This month in Gothic Bite Magazine our Monster of the Month is Ghosts, going along with that palette of horror I give you one of the Goosebumps Books on the list with number ten, The Ghost Next Door. … More GOOSEBUMPS! The Ghost Next Door
We’re in the Ghost month here at Gothic Bite Magazine and so I dug up a very interesting ghost story for you! … More Living with the Dead
Death is something that either fascinates people or leaves them afraid. It is common to see the truth of a person on its death bed.
It is also common to wonder if they’ll come back or go to heaven or the switch as merely turned off. Either way, ghosts are part of our history. … More Ghostly Origins
Vampire Hunter D is one of those series that by the title of the show it can be guessed what the show itself, and its main character for that matter, are all about from the beginning. … More Vampire Hunter D
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Edward Hale wrote a classic game review … More Castlevania 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
Gothic Bite Magazine is happy to wish all of their followers and readers a Happy New Year for 2019! … More Happy New Year!
Hel had a son he named Krampus. Over the years, he became associated with Christmas. Why?
Half goat, half human, all demon. The beast has no problem following people of all ages in the streets reminding them of their evilness. Why? … More The Origins of Krampus
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
Hello, again Biters this is James GBM’s skeleton in the closet retuning for our November creature of the month the zombie. … More iZombie for Review
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
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
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
At Gothic Bite Magazine, we are lucky enough to work with Kendra, our Chief Editor. She is a special effect makeup artist.
This month, in honor of our Witch print magazine edition available on Amazon, Kendra used her blobette to pose as a witch! … More The GBM Witch!
We did it! For the season of Fall, GBM is going digital and printed on AMAZON! You can get your own copy on your tablet or as a nice display for your coffee table!
One small step for monsters, a giant leap for The Ghoul Family! You know you want it! … More Gothic Bite Magazine on AMAZON!
Welcome to Gothic Bite Magazine’s Month Long Halloween Special! Beware of the horror coming your way, in the best and cheesiest form; the Ghoul Family will bring Y’all a fantastic 31 Day supply of spook! … More Let The 31 Days of Halloween Begins!
The year is 1986. The scene is inside of Her Majesty’s Theatre, as the lights start to dim anticipation builds.
The orchestra has started their warm up notes and there is a hint of small murmurs throughout the crowd as they move restlessly ready for the show to start. It’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. … More The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway
I was young when I first read The Phantom of the Opera. I was attracted to it because of the theatrical essence of it and its Gothic origin.
The story is known, the telling of the pages has been done and redone in many ways, and so now, I never thought I’d say this but here is The Phantom of the Opera book review. … More Phantom of the Opera Review
What starts as an exciting trip to Egypt slowly turns into a twisted tale of terror lost in the labyrinth of an ancient tomb as we join our children in this installment of Goosebumps. … More GOOSEBUMPS! The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb review by Kendra Hale
Mummies have been part of the horror classics since its first discoveries in the early twentieth century. However, curses themselves attributed to the tombs date far long before Europeans discovered them.
Ancient rubbers didn’t wait for the tombs to be documented and instead, went for the rich noble treasures. There was no home system back then, so an excellent old curse had to do! … More Curse of the Pharaohs
Anubis was the god of embalming and the dead. Since jackals were often seen in cemeteries, the ancient Egyptians believed that Anubis watched over the dead.
Anubis was the god who helped to embalm Osiris after he was killed by Seth. … More Poetry by Kendra Hale
The passion about the ancient time, especially Ancient Egypt, is one that is most cherished by many.
The mysteries surrounding an old civilization capable of building tombs that reaches to the sky in perfect geometrical shapes placed to match the orion belt… but what about the mummies of Ancient Egypt? … More Mummies of Ancient Egypt
Werewolves are just myths, legends and folklore. They were created to scare people and be fearful stories around campfires.
Nobody truly believes in their existence. It would be quite ridiculous to do so, right?
Well, there are people that are quite sure they have seen the werewolves of today. … More Werewolves of Today
The werewolves were born of legends and folklore back in the Ancient Times and survived through all the centuries, wars and time. Throughout history, professors and scientists have discovered records of witch trials, and through those, werewolves.
One of them seemed to have been the center of all attraction, Peter Stumpp, the execution of a werewolf from hell. … More Peter Stumpp – The Execution of a Werewolf
Back in the late Middle Ages and early Modern period, witches were being hunted down. It didn’t matter if it were true or not. If someone didn’t like their neighbor, they could be accused of witchcraft.
That started the witch trial time period. And like that wasn’t enough, werewolves emerged. And the werewolf trials begun and that is a horror story. … More The Werewolf Trials – A Horror Story
We all know the monster that is the werewolf, but what do we really know about the creature itself and its origin?
Don’t worry, Gothic Bite Magazine has you covered! I have done the research and I am positively spooked to let you know that I’ll deliver articles more often than once in a full moon… … More Once In A Full Moon
The Blob monster is not one we necessarily think about when the word monster is spoken. We think about the four original classics: vampires, werewolves, frankenstein and the mummy. However, the monster a blob is could be very dangerous and of nightmarish intentions. … More What About Blob?
Frankenstein’s Monster was written by Mary Shelley, but we already know the story of the novelist that changed the vision of horror, science-fiction and how she opened the door for women coming into the literary world.
She created over a summer, after herself and her friends made a bet of writing an entire story by the beginning of Fall and she was the only one who accomplished it and had it published in 1818 with the help of her father. … More Frankenstein – It’s Alive!
Anytime that my Blobette and I plot out a makeup, I always start the same way. I ask her, are we doing a beauty makeup or do you want to be scary? Nine times out of ten this little Blobette of mine wants to be scary and that was where we started this time. … More April Monster Mash- Now Paging Dr. Bonkers
The legend of the Swamp Monster is not as old as one would expect. When doing research on the monster itself, thinking mostly to be as old as Big Foot, to my surprise the very first sighting of the half humanoid half leafy murky wet abominable monster took place in 1963 when a man and his friend were looking down from a plane on a swamp and discovered more than they anticipated. … More The Swamp Monster