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Madding Myths

The Mummy’s Curse

The pyramids have always amazed us. It’s just impressive that any ruler can have a mountain built to serve as their tomb. If you’re going to put that much effort in your grave then you’re going to want a good… Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Bathory: Vampire or Victim?

The tale of Elizabeth Bathory countess of Transylvania is widely known as one of history’s greatest horror stories. Supposedly obsessed with her own youth, she would kill and drink the blood of young girls who came to work at her… Continue Reading →

The Real Story of Witchhunts

  In the medieval and renaissance eras the world was full of danger and no one had a very good explanation for why some people fell ill with strange diseases. Many turned to superstition to explain these awful ailments, their… 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 →

Mudhouse Mansion a local legend

Every small town seems to have its local legend about some creepy place, something the local kids tell at sleep overs and the parents warn never to go near. Often it’s some ghost on some road or in some old… Continue Reading →

The Real Girl In The Well

If any horror movie has a cult following it’s The Ring. As you may know the 2002 film and later sequels we’re based on a 1998 Japanese film called Ring. Ring in turn was based on 1991 novel by Koji Suzuki called Ringu. All tell the story of a… Continue Reading →

The Origin of Zombies

A short video on the history of zombies. Its amazing how the myth has both changed and stayed the same.

The Hell Hound of Appalachia

In the mist covered hills of Kentucky and West Virginia it is said a beast with very dark almost blue fur, a wolf like body, and paws as big as a man’s hand claims the woods as its hunting ground…. Continue Reading →

The Origins of the Werewolf Legend

We all know the story of the werewolf. A person is bitten by a wolf and then on the night of a full moon they turn into a wolf and the only thing that can kill them is a bullet… Continue Reading →

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