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New Footage Documents Creeping “Black Mist” in Allegedly Haunted Texas Hotel

Built in the 1840s, the Magnolia Hotel in Seguin, Texas has a reputation for being haunted, and has since been considered a hotbed of paranormal activity — more than one investigator claims to have captured evidence of unexplained and extremely unsettling phenomena since the current owners reopened it for ghost tours in 2013. But this […]

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The Five Most Haunted Hotels In America (You Can Spend the Night in)

When we previously offered you a guided tour of the world’s most haunted hotels, we didn’t really consider your options if you’re planning a paranormal-themed US vacation. So, with Summer around the corner, we’d like to update that list with the following locations — which range in price and accommodations depending on your budget and […]

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CREEPYPASTA: This Unwary Traveler Had a Christmas Visitor… But It Wasn’t Santa Claus

This week, we’re continuing the Creepypasta Christmas tradition we began last December (with the bone-chilling tale of “Mr. Elf”) by dropping off a couple of mysterious, anonymous gifts at your doorstep. The first of these spooky surprises comes from a teenager whose holiday trauma began when a family flight to Virginia was canceled at the last […]

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Living With a Demon Dog? This Japanese Shrine Offers Canine Exorcisms

We’ve all had pets that act like they’re under the influence of diabolical forces; hell, sometimes they even seem like tiny demons themselves. But until now, there wasn’t a whole lot we puny humans could do about it. That all changed recently, when the Japanese pet spa D+ Kirishima added “Dog Exorcism Plans” to their […]

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Five Curious Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 511 — “Battle Royale”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! Iris and Donovan No one wants to see Matt Bomer die, but die he did. Things got weird, though, when Liz delivers […]

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Expert Claims to Solve the Mystery of the “Screaming Hotel Ghost”

Haunted hotels seem to be all over the news lately, and we’re seeing new reports and updates to existing stories happening almost every week. But for this article we want to follow up on one particular hotel, previously featured in our list of Six Scary Paranormal Activity Videos from the Web: the site of the […]

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5 Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 509 — “She Wants Revenge”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. Human Sexuality AHS has handled Will talking to his son, Lachlan, about his sexuality in a very positive light, but tonight it […]

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5 Things about AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 508 — “The Ten Commandments Killer”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. The Menendez Brothers This obscure reference was lost on me until tonight. Earlier in the season, two of the Ten Commandments […]

5 Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 507 — “Flicker”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. Rudolph Valentino This week’s episode is steeped in old Hollywood history, and posits that silent screen legend Rudolph Valentino (and his […]

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Five Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 506 — ‘Room 33’

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. The Murder House Anyone who has been watching AHS will recognize the Murder House in the cold open from season one. The […]

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5 Things about AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 505 — “Room Service”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. Those Damned Hipsters I both loved and hated these dreadful drains on society. I loved them because they are just so […]

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Five Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 504 — “Devil’s Night”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders As a Los Angeles native, I pride myself on being well versed in the city’s murderous […]

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THE SHINING Hotel May Soon Become the World’s Largest Horror Museum

The historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, beloved by horror fans as the inspiration for Stephen King’s landmark novel THE SHINING (and recently featured in our list of The World’s Most Haunted Hotels), already attracts legions of King readers and ghost-seeking tourists every year… but if things come together as planned, the century-old landmark […]