The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Gilles de Rais: The Serial Killer Compatriot of Joan of Arc

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” -Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy History is an ever closing wound that is easily ripped open again. We tend to mythologize […]

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The Beast of Jersey: This Real-Life Monster is the Stuff of Nightmares

This is the mask of unbridled terror — the heinous masquerade of the depraved individual known as “The Beast of Jersey,” who perpetrated a decade-long reign of loathsome terror upon unsuspecting innocents. Clad in a woman’s black wig atop a chillingly disfigured rubber mask — an inhuman visage that would give even Leatherface nightmares — […]