Horrors & Hauntings
Haunted places, email horrors, popular ghosts, things that go bump in the night. Urban legends made to scare us are the most popular and the most prevalent type of tales.
The legend of Bloody Mary has traveled for centuries. Does it have a beginning? Was there ever a real "Bloody Mary?"
"Chimera House" is the formal term for incredibly common phenomena. It's also often called the "13 Floor house" or the "Money Back Haunted House." Did a group of teenagers really disappear last year when they visited the house?
Death By Phone
Warnings of killer phone calls have been circulating since 2004. What is the story behind the mass hysteria over your phone?
Fingerprints in San Antonio
One of the most popular legends to come out of San Antonio, Texas, is the story of the benevolent ghost children and the bus tragedy that killed them. Now, the children are protective spirits that guard automobiles as they cross the tracks.
Ghosts and Hauntings
Do spirits walk among us? Are there entities around that we might be able to see if we look hard enough? Or do we just like making up stories?
Katu Lata Kulu
Perhaps the most infamous chain letter or email is that of "Katu Lata Kulu." Your choice is clear: send the message to someone else or die. Have you heard about her?
San Antonio has a number of unusual stories and legends. One of the most notorious is the "Midget Mansion." Was this the scene of a brutal family murder/suicide?
Spooky Pennsylvania Book Review
This is a book review for Spooky Pennsylvania. It is a collection of short ghost stories and tales of the macabre written by S.E. Schlosser and illustrated by Paul G. Hoffman.
The Bloody Countess
Did you hear about the Bloody Countess? She was the most prolific female serial murderer ever recorded. The Countess bathed in the blood of 700 victims to stay young and beautiful. She was sealed alive in her own castle as punishment.
The Facts Behind Typhoid Mary
Typhoid Mary is more than a legend or an adjective. She was a real carrier of typhoid and she was punished for it.
The Granny Grocery Scam
A sweet elderly woman out doing her groceries asks you for a favor, you agree but at what cost?
The Many Spirits of the St. James Hotel
The St. James Hotel offers visitors many unique adventures in Cimarron, New Mexico. This historic structure was rescued from ruin in 1985. It offers several rooms where visitors just might encounter spirits from beyond.
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Does it really have a "body chute?" Did 100,000 people really die in this hospital? Questions are plentiful when it comes to this popular paranormal location and the urban legends are more colorful than the history.
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