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The Occupation of Sin-Eating
The first time I can recall hearing the term sin-eating,” was from an old episode of Night Gallery. I was very young and didn’t give the episode further thought. It wasn’t one of my favorite episodes. Recently, I came across the term once again and decided it warranted further research.
The Premonition of Sam Clemens
Samuel Clemens a/k/a Mark Twain suffered many tragedies during his lifetime. One of the earliest in his life was the loss of his younger brother, Henry, only 20 years old, when the steamer the Pennsylvania exploded on June 13, 1858. A few days before the tragedy, Sam had dreamed of the event.
The Pressing of Giles Corey
The death of Giles Corey, the only person in the United States who has been legally killed by "pressing."
The Purple Mask Theater
This is a tale of a ghost called "Nick," who is said to haunt the campus of Kansas State University since his death during a football game in the 1950s.
The Railway House in Massachusetts
In 1832, John Stone built and opened The Railway House by the train tracks in Ashland, Massachusetts. The inn was a very successful business, and Stone died a prosperous man in 1858. For some reason, his spirit lingers on at his old establishment, and it isn’t very nice.
The Screaming Skull of Anne Griffith
The story of the screaming skull of Burton Agnes Manor of Yorkshire, England.
The Shack by Wm. Paul Young
I became intrigued, and then delighted, by what I was reading. I began to look at my accepted concepts and notions from a slightly different angle, and I saw glimmers of hope in places where such things didn’t seem possible. My mind opened up a bit more.
The Spirit of a Boy Called “Shippa”
It isn't uncommon in the paranormal realm for spirits to attach themselves to children. Quite often the spirits of young ones are drawn to the presence of children living in the area they inhabit or "haunt."
The Spirit of Esther Hale
The town of Sprucevale, Ohio no longer exists, but one of its residents is still around. Esther Hale is often seen in the area, now part of Beaver Creek State Park, although she’s been dead since 1837.
The Story behind “The Conjuring”
I must admit I was quite excited when I saw the trailer for the upcoming movie “The Conjuring.” I actually screamed so loud at one point that my dog started barking. I was afraid to go down the steps into the basement the entire night…and that was just from a short trailer. I’m never like that. It t
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