While most witch tropes revolve around broomsticks, pointed hats, and black cats, the main witch in Slavic lore, Baba Yaga, doesn’t participate in any of these. While she does maintain the traditional physical appearance of a witch — long, spindly white hair, haggard appearance, skinny-to-the-bone arms and legs — rather
While witches have played a huge role in human lore since the beginning of recorded history, it wasn’t until the 15th century that the actual hunting of witches really came into play. Particularly in Europe, the sudden influx of perceived witches was a source of mass panic amongst those living
Yesterday I wrote about Week in Weird's Tin Foil Hat Challenge. What a hoot! I had a lot of fun fashioning a tin foil hat for both myself and Skellie.
Oh who am I kidding? The challenge gave me a great excuse to goof off. Some people play with dolls. I
Last Fall I heard about the Land of Oz in Beech Mountain, North Carolina. Meant to look into it further and write about it, but didn't. (Me and my good intentions will be engraved on my headstone.)
Anyway, the Land of Oz came to my attention again last week when I
As explained on the Anthologies page, the release of the Shadow People and Cursed Objects anthology has now been pushed for the third time.
Originally it was intended to come out by September 25, 2015. Then we re-grouped and aimed for December 1, 2015.
Now we're looking at February 1, 2016. I
Our affiliate, HalloweenCostumes.com, has generously agreed to give one of our readers a $25 gift card and free shipping. You know what that means, right? Contest time!
I have the perfect contest idea for us too. It's a game I like to play with myself every summer called "Guess Which Costumes
Just wanted to post a quick update about the Shadow People and Cursed Objects anthology that we're still accepting submissions for.
Wow! The response to the call for submissions has far exceeded my expectations. I was hoping for as many as 10, but figured I'd be lucky to just get a