3 Freaky Family Curses

By now, we all know that I love a good curse. I’m fascinated by them. Maybe that’s because the feeling of impending dread handed down by generations of hereditary trauma resinates with me. So, before we turn this into an open therapy session, let’s explore some of the most infamous cases of freaky family curses….

The Life of Baba Vanga: The Blind Mystic of the Balkans

October 3rd, 1911 in what is now Strumica, North Macedonia, a baby was born prematurely. As is customary, she was not given a name until she was deemed likely to survive. It is said that when she first cried out, the midwife rushed into the street to ask a stranger for a name for the…

3 More Cursed Items

Y’know, I just can’t resist a good ol’ curse. There’s just something about an otherwise ordinary object, hiding a frightfully unusual past that I just love. What makes an item cursed? Is it the latent emotional energy of a tragic event or previous owner impressed upon the item? Is a curse created only by the…

Top Four Creepy Cryptids

Just how weird is our weird world? Have we truly discovered all that’s left to discover?  Well, according to some, a whole host of legendary creatures may be living right under our collective noses, so let’s dip our toe into the fabulous, farfetched world of cryptozoology and find out a little more about some of…

3 Pesky Poltergeists

Poltergeists are a great source of debate within the paranormal community.  As discussed in Volume 2 of Dr Hawthorn’s Ghost Guide, one must be wary of hauntings consisting entirely of supposed poltergeist activity, as it is particularly easy to manipulate.  However, there are still a handful of cases that can not be written off so…

3 Thoroughly Haunted Houses – UK Addition

Houses and ghosts go together like bread and butter. Like cheese and crackers. Like midnight ice cream and crushing existential dread.  It’s no surprise that as long as we’ve lived in houses, we’ve haunted them – and why wouldn’t we? Houses are containers for people, and people are containers for a whole lot of energy…

3 Cases of (Supposed) Demonic Possession

As I mentioned in Vol. 2 of my handy, dandy Ghost Guide, I’m skeptical of labelling any case as “demonic”, but that doesn’t mean I don’t believe in the possibility of possession.  As long as humanity has believed in an ethereal world, it has believed in possessions and one day, I will write for hours…

3 Infamous Ghost Photos – Fact or Fakes?

Ghost photos – love ‘em or hate ‘em, their ability to divide the paranormal community is unparalleled. I for one, think they’re great fun, but like it or not, we can’t believe everything we see. In this modern day, it’s easy to create convincing ghost photos at the mere click of a button. Even without…

4 Famously Cursed Films

Whether it’s real life tragedy, or the stuff of legends, the concept of cursed movies has been around since the advent of the media itself. Is it a series of unconnected coincidence, or is there something darker afoot? Something demonic perhaps.  Decide for yourself as we take a look at four frightening cursed movies. The…

4 Freaky Haunted Paintings

As you may or may not know, I am somewhat of a connoisseur of the arts. So I thought what better way to combine my great passion for the paranormal and discuss with you a collection of supposedly haunted paintings!  I’m a genius, I know. So without further ado, let’s begin our guided tour of…