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Real Life Scares 

REAL Corpse Found in California Funhouse: The Bizarre Life & Death of Elmer McCurdy

From 1902 to 1979, “The Pike” in Long Beach, California was a premiere location for family fun and excitement. Packed with rides and amusements, it entertained generations of Californians and tourists. One of the rides, a funhouse, featured skeletons, monsters and a gallows with one extremely realistic victim hanging from it. In life that corpse […]

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California Couple Viciously Attacked by Killer Squirrel

That might be the goofiest headline you’ll read all week, but for Richard and Norma Williams of Novato, CA, their recent traumatic experience with the “Squirrel From Hell” was certainly no laughing matter. The attack wasn’t an isolated incident, either: it’s just one of eight which took place throughout the couple’s neighborhood since Thanksgiving — including a […]

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REIGN OF TERROR: An Elaborate Haunt with Heart

Sometimes one can’t help but feel a little disappointed when they pay an exorbitant amount of cash to stand in line for two hours only to walk through a haunt in a pseudo conga line for a measly five to ten minutes. Despite sometimes feeling like human livestock we keep coming back for more, thankfully […]

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‘THE 17TH DOOR’ May Be the Scariest Halloween Haunt EVER

Recently opened in Orange County, CA, The 17th Door may be the first-ever venture into the Halloween attraction business for suburban couple Robbie and Heather Luther… but from the looks of it, these folks definitely know their shit when it comes to terrifying people to the brink of insanity. It’s not the only “extreme haunt” […]