Case Files

The Haunting of Summerwind Mansion

Near the Michigan-Wisconsin border sits the ruins of a long abandoned mansion. The house, once known as Lamont Mansion, had been vacant for decades before a mysterious fire gutted the place and left only the ruined shell behind, but its reputation as a paranormal hotspot lives on in urban legend and ghostlore. Let’s explore the…

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Three Real Life Vampire Cases

Vampires may be one of our favourite movie monsters, but it’s easy to forget that tales of the undead roaming the night were once taken very seriously indeed. We’ve discussed the fascinating Highgate Vampire fiasco and the case of Countess Báthory (who was framed by the patriarchy – and I’ll fight anyone who says otherwise)…

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Halloween: Origins and Folklore

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Halloween less than a week away, now is the perfect time to explore the frightening folklore and terrifying traditions that makes this wonderfully weird night the best one of the year.  So grab hold of my October kite and call me Mr Moundshroud, we’re going on…

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3 Fierce Phantom Black Dogs of Britain

Everyone knows dogs are man’s best friend, so it’s no surprise that tales of ghostly hounds are a staple of British Folklore. However, not all of these puppers are friendly, so they say. In fact, some of them are downright spooky. Although they vary from region to region, these supernatural hounds are described as huge,…

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Another 3 Paranormal Photos – Fact or Fake?

The Hospital Demon  First appearing on Reddit, this creepy image purportedly shows a demon dancing on the bed of a patient who, supposedly, died soon after. The image itself was allegedly taken by a nurse who was monitoring the patient’s room via CCTV.  Hospitals can be real strange places and this image is certainly a…

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3 More Creepy Cryptids

Happy October, fellow fiends! It’s the most magical time of year, where the pumpkins are ripe and the bats be beautiful. Of course, every day is halloween for some of us, and what better way to celebrate that by exploring some more of the worlds weirdest creatures, banished to the fringes of science! Don’t turn…

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Bloody Mary: A Strange Phenomenon

The lights are off. The room is dark. You light a candle and stare into the mirror.  “Bloody Mary,” you say, rather sure of yourself at first. “Bloody Mary,” you feel a chill in the air. Maybe a draft from under the door. The candle flickers. Still you stare into the mirror, shadows dancing across…

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The 27 Club

It’s made up of world famous musicians, actors and other high-flying celebrities, but the infamous ’27 Club’ isn’t one you’d want to be part of. Members are said to include the like of Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse, but some have denied its existence all together, so let’s explore. What is the 27…

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