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?
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?
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
While there are many television series, I could have chosen to be my choice for this month’s theme of Vampires the one that I chose is one of the beginning series. Dark Shadows Dark Shadows came to the TV screen back on June 27th, 1966. When we think of soap operas, the first thing we … More Just a Bit of Dark Shadows
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
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
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 novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra written by the French novelist, Gaston Leroux was first published on January 8th, 1910.
However, the story itself was separated in many sections to appear in Le Gaulois from September 23rd, 1909 and saw the final publication in 1910.
The inspiration for the Phantom came from the Palais Garnier… … More The Phantom of the Palais Garnier
From the very popular trilogy of the adventure movies The Mummy, we are shown cruel punishment from Egyptians that would be mummified alive traitors or people accused of high crimes.
For the longest time, I believed it to be authentic and quite unsettling so is being mummified alive a myth or true to ancient history? … More Mummified Alive Myth or True
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
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
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!
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