Movie Monday: HazMat

I received an email from a rep at White Lotus Productions about a new indie horror movie they are trying to promote, HazMat. “HazMat” won Best Horror Film at the Berlin Independent Film Festival and the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival.  It also has been a selection of Shriekfest, Bram...

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Penny Dreadful: New Horror Series Coming to Showtime

On Sunday May 11, 2014, Showtime will premier a new drama called Penny Dreadful. If you like Gothic Victorian horror and suspense this show will appeal to you too. (Yes, I have a penchant for that sort of thing myself.) From the Penny Dreadful page on Showtime, here’s what...

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The Great Horror Campout

The other night I learned about a very novel and awesome sounding haunt jaunty attraction while watching TV with my husband: the Great Horror Campout. It was on Shark Tank of all things. Wayne was watching it. I was  half-paying attention as I played Angry Birds Friends. Until this...

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Movie Monday: 2014 Horror Movies Coming Soon

It’s been a while since I did a Movie Monday post about horror movies coming soon to theaters. Maybe because I get inspired to write such posts after seeing trailers for some. However, I haven’t been to the movies lately. But I got to wondering about what kind of...

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Haunted History Trail of New York State

The other day I got an exciting email from Kelly Rapone of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce in Batavia, New York, about a wonderfully haunt jaunty website: Haunted History Trail of New York State. It’s a state-wide trail developed for those who enjoy haunted inns, investigations, tours, etc….Each...

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San Juan’s Picturesque (and Haunted) Forts

On February 16, 2014, we took our 9th cruise, which sailed from San Juan, Puerto Rico. We had a couple of days to explore San Juan and the nearby El Yunque rainforest. I’ll be writing more about both. This post, however, is dedicated to San Juan’s beautiful forts: Castillo...

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Who Knew Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” Was So Cerebral?

I finally got to watch Room 237 which is about Stanley Kubrick’s interpretation of The Shining. Rodney Ascher’s wry and provocative Room 237 fuses fact and fiction through interviews with cultists and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick’s still-controversial classic The Shining. I still do not know what...

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Haunt Jaunts is Celebrating Good Health!

I know I have been very neglectful of the site lately. I have so many posts I want to write from jaunts we’ve taken even over a year ago, but Life has been busy. Last year was rife with hiccup after hiccup. Here’s just a few of the highlights:...

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A Vampire’s Guide to New Orleans

We’re excited to publish this wonderful guest post courtesy of Steven P. Unger, the best-selling author of In the Footsteps of Dracula: A Personal Journey and Travel Guide. I wrote this article on New Orleans as an homage to one of my favorite cities, one still fresh in my...

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