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Justin Cook

Chicago’s Horror Hotel

“I was born with the devil in me…” these were the worlds of HH Holmes confession a man so depraved he turned being a serial killer into a profitable business. While Chicago has a sortied history full of its share… Continue Reading →

The Mysterious Case of the Sleeping Plague

A sickness struck the world for 12 years putting to sleep everyone in its path. The strange illness took the lives of over a million people from 1916 to 1928. But you probably wouldn’t have heard about it unless you’re… Continue Reading →

The History of Execution: A Photo Timeline

3150 BC to now – The ancient Egyptians and other early bronze age civilizations used beheading to dispatch of criminals and prisoners of war. One crime that would land you on the chopping block for certain was grave robbing. The… Continue Reading →

5 Assassinations that Changed the World

Normally when we talk about events that changed history we talk about wars and revolutions. Moments that played out over years with many different players. But history can be changed forever in a matter of a few minutes and the… Continue Reading →

The Georgia Guide Stones

About nine miles outside Elberton Georgia stands something pretty strange. In the middle of small field is a sort of monument made out of a set of huge granite stones 19 feet high. On them is a message scrawled out… Continue Reading →

Jack the Ripper the Facts vs the Myth

From the 31st of August to November 9th of 1888 the women of London’s Whitechapel neighborhood were being hunted. Using the cover of night a man with a long knife stalked the cobblestone alleys looking for ladies of evening as… Continue Reading →

My Interview On The Pop List

I sat down with Floyd from The Pop List to discuss what its like creating content on the web and of course all things creepy. Floyd has been the voice of The Pop List for over 2 years with episodes… Continue Reading →

New Orleans Cities of the Dead

Cemeteries are creepy but at least we can take some comfort in the fact that the dead are at least below a few feet of earth. But for the people of New Orleans the dead are little closer. Unlike our… Continue Reading →

The Flatwoods Monster and Mothman

West Virginia has always had its share of legends from the Grassman to the hellhound. Myths and stories just seem to spring out the mists that roll over the hills. But two stories that come out the state are bit… Continue Reading →

The Harpe Brothers America’s First Serial Killer Duo

The land of Tennessee and Kentucky with all its caves and valleys has always been a place where the law has a harder team getting around. With the chaos of a new country called the United States of America busy… Continue Reading →

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