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31 Days of Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and we’ve decided to celebrate its imminent arrival with 31 Days of Halloween — the spookiest, strangest, most gut-wrenching, and blood-curdling stories possible, all gathered together and told alongside the historical fact that backs them up. You’ll hear legends of mysterious disappearances, tales of cryptids, and the history behind some of America’s most haunted locations. So, sink your teeth in and journey with us through the spooky season’s most entertaining stories leading up to the big day — Halloween.

The Historic Roots of Halloween – Samhain

The historic roots of Halloween started with Samhain - pronounced 'SOW-win,' a pagan religious festival that originated ...

Memento Mori

A beautiful sentiment for a pretty macabre reminder... Memento Mori: 'remember that you have to die.' This statement i...

Why Fans Think The Poltergeist Movies Are Cursed

There's no shortage of iconic slasher and horror films from the 1970s and 1980s that have launched long-running franchis...

Is the Haunting of Hill House Based On a True Story?

One of today's best masters of fiction and fright, Mike Flanagan gave us the binge-able series 'The Haunting of Hill Hou...

The Dark Side of The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz has remained a truly classic American film since it first came out in 1939. The film's star, Judy Darla...

The Fox Sisters and The Rise of Spiritualism

One of the most significant religious movements in history began in the bedroom of the Fox sisters, two young girls livi...

The Legend Behind Dybbuk Boxes

From Jewish folklore to an eBay purchase that left a man in a 'tidal wave of bad luck,' dybbuk boxes are wine cabinets c...

The Haunted Dyatlov Pass

The Dyatlov Pass event was an incident in which nine Soviet students from the Ural Polytechnical Institute died under ve...

Sleep Paralysis Demons – What’s Really Happening?

Picture it -- you're sound asleep, deep in slumber when it happens: you wake up, completely paralyzed, a menacing presen...

Molly Stark Sanatorium

Something about abandoned hospitals and asylums truly chills to the bone, the knowing of the lives lost and the illness ...

The True Story Behind The Mothman of West Virginia

Shhh, do you hear it? The thundering flaps of mysterious wings, the breeze that follows, the red eyes that stare back......

Haunted Mansions of Montecito

Montecito lies behind the sunny California coastal city of Santa Barbara. A golden glow emits over the Pacific Ocean fro...

The Haunted Hotel Paisano of Marfa, TX

Everything is bigger in Texas. That includes the number of ghost stories inhabiting even the smallest of towns. Right ar...

Magnolia Plantation — Acres of Hallowed Ground

Magnolia Plantation was constructed and established by Ambrose LeComte II and his lovely wife Julia Buard all the way ba...

Jeffrey Dahmer: Tracking a Monster

Jeffrey Dahmer - Do we create monsters because humanity does not like to admit what heinous things we can do to one anot...

A Nightmare On Elm Street Was Inspired By This Heinous True Story

A Nightmare On Elm Street is Wes Craven's panic-inducing horror flick that left tired teens haunted by the terror that i...

Eloise Psychiatric Hospital

This sprawling complex operated from 1839 to early 1982. Starting out as a poor house and farm, it eventually developed ...

Haunted Moundsville Penitentiary

Prisons are often haunted by the spirits of those who were incarcerated within the walls of the facility that confined t...

Morris-Jumel Mansion – A Borough of Haunts

Set on a lush, green lawn at the edge of northern Manhattan, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, white and stately, seems charming...

A Twisted History at 10050 Cielo Drive, The Sharon Tate House

The beginning was beautiful, a picturesque cottage, the perfect escape for some of Hollywood's biggest names. It sits pr...

The Tragic Tale Of The Ghost Ship S.S. Ourang Medan

Nothing seems to satisfy our spooky cravings more than a tale of a mysterious shipwreck, bits, and pieces of stories and...

The Devil’s Chair of Cassadaga, Florida

The term devil’s chair, sometimes referred to by a less demonic term such as a haunted chair, is part of the folklore ...

Earnestine and Hazel’s

Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Earnestine and Hazel’s has seen it all. The building was originally a church, then a ...

Sallie House

Kansas' Most Haunted House Will Give You Chills The Sallie House has not just been called the most haunted hous...

Spirit Photography, Are ghosts real?

Ghosts are real --- a tale of ghost photography. One in five American have stated that they’ve encountered an actual ...

Sophia and the Haunted Harvey Library

Harvey, North Dakota -- a small railroad town with just under 2,000 residents. The self proclaimed gateway to the Lone...

Keystone Cemetery – Mt. Rushmore’s Haunted Burying Ground

Keystone Cemetery (also known as Mountainview Cemetery) is a quaint little burying ground in Keystone, South Dakota. It'...
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