With such a long history with witchcraft, witch trials, witches in popular culture, and more, it’s no wonder the black dress, pointed hat combo remains a popular staple in Halloween costume culture. There’s a big reason autumntime is referred to as the “season of the witch” too — because it
It’s probably easy to guess the favorite holiday of anyone who spends their time jaunting here around the site — and that fact is no different for many of the fey folk who cross the Irish plains and hold a cozy place in the Unseelie Courts.
It’s said that Halloween first
Emerian Rich, who is affectionately known as Emz, has guest contributed for us before, has a story in our Shadow People and Cursed Objects: 13 Tales of Terror Based on True Stories...or are they? anthology, has been on our show...and will be back November 14, 2017 to discuss the book
Terror grew in the tragedy which shadowed over the residence of Anton Fischer in Newport, Kentucky during July 1919. Ghouls exhumed the body of his pretty fifteen-year-old daughter Clara, who had died from appendicitis. They snatched the body from its grave in St. Stephen’s Cemetery near the Alexandria Pike at
According to our Weird Holidays & Observances Calendar, October 11 is National Face Your Fears Day. (And also Octopus Myths & Legends Day. Not sure if there's such a thing as a fear of octopus --likely-- but if there is and you suffer from it, today is the day to
If you suffer from Triskaidekaphobia (the fear of the number 13), or even more specificly, Paraskevidekatriaphobia or Friggatriskaidekaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th), this post is not for you.
However, if you love Friday the 13th (I don't know what that's called), then this post is for you.
Here's 13 places to enjoy
If you like Stephen King books, and have for a while, you're probably familiar with Gerald's Game. It's a little bit sexier than most of his work, but don't let that edginess fool ya. It's still dark, distributing and laced with just the right amount of eeriness.
The first time I