Horror Movies You Didn’t Know Were “Based On A True Story”

We like to keep a reasonable distance between what we see on screen and what experience in our mundane, everyday, completely and utterly safe real life. That’s why there’s something indescribably sinister about the words “based on a true story”. Luckily for us horror fans, this is often a vast exaggeration. We should by now…

Murderous Spirits: 3 Supposed Cases of Death By Ghost

Throughout our investigations, we’ve touched on the odd ghoul-induced death – from the supposed victims of King Tut’s curse to the unfortunate gentleman who apparently met their end in Berkeley Square – but can a ghost really do you any harm, or is just another tall tale from the realms of the unusual?  Let’s discuss…

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…

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…

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…

3 Frightful Royal Ghosts

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that last week saw the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Whatever your views on the modern monarchy, I think it’s fair to say that ol’ Liz certainly spent her 70 years on the throne, reigning with unparalleled devotion and duty.  As we spend most of our…

The Curse Of Tutankhamun

Public perception of the famous (or now, infamous) boy King, Tutankhamun, has undergone a complete 180 in recent years, but the tale of his accompanying curse still inspires shudders from contemporary audiences.  But what do we really know about the Boy King and is his deadly curse a matter of fact or fiction? Let’s discuss….

3 Haunted Dolls (Who Aren’t Robert)

Dolls have always freaked me out, and apparently, I’m not alone. There’s a reason spooky dolls have become a well used cliche in horror media today. We’ve already spoken about Robert, but let’s investigate a few more of his fiendish friends. Annabelle Annabelle is one of the more infamous vessels of alleged evil, as proposed…

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…