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Krampus, Santa of the dark side
According to the Alpine folklore of Krampus, which means “claw,” not only are bad children not rewarded with gifts at Christmas, but through the night of Dec. 5 and the morning of Dec. 6, naughty children are punished for their wicked behavior.
Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories
Although most of us think of ghost stories during Halloween, in Victorian times, that was only the beginning of the season of the dead.
Haunted Nottingham Road Hotel in South Africa
Like many haunted hotels, one of the ghosts who hangs out at Nottingham Road Hotel is that of a heartbroken lovely lady who died at the establishment. This hotel’s resident ghost is called Charlotte or Miss Nottie
Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
Growing up, I loved watching all the old Hammer Horror flicks including Frankenstein, Dracula and The Mummy. As an adult, I find the true history that these stories are based on even more fascinating than the tales themselves.
The Enfield Horror
On a late April night in 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Henry McDaniel of Enfield, Illinois, returned home to find their children, Henry and Lil, excited and frightened because something had been scratching at the door, trying to get into the house.
Haunted Fox Hollow Farm
I recently watched an interesting, albeit rather creepy, documentary about Herb Baumeister, the Hamilton County, Indiana serial killer whose victims are believed to haunt Fox Hollow Farm.
Heartland Ghost of Atchison, Kansas
Completed in 1871 for Michael C. Finney and family, the house on North Second Street in Atchison has a fascinating history that includes quite a few deaths.
Evidence of an Afterlife
I watched a fascinating documentary recently called “Afterlife,” produced by Paul Perry. The film explores the results of amazing research and interviews conducted by Raymond Moody MD., PhD and Jeffrey Long MD about near-death experiences (NDEs).
Haunted Belvoir Winery in Liberty, MO
Belvoir Winery, once home to an orphanage, nursing home and hospital, is considered one of the most haunted locations in Missouri.
Review: The Conjuring
It’s been my experience for a number of years now that most scary movies just aren’t scary. I am happy to report that this isn’t the case at all with the 2013 horror movie The Conjuring.
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