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HALLS OF HORROR: The East Coast’s Most Extreme Haunt Experience

Introduction Extreme haunts and immersive horror experiences are catching the interest of mature horror fans across the country. A groundswell — perhaps even an underground movement — is beginning to push the industry into new directions that cater to horror junkies looking to experience true psychological and physical horror in a controlled environment. Endless fan […]

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The True Story of “The Town That Banned Halloween”

If you’re familiar with the later sequels in the HALLOWEEN franchise, and I’m sure you are, you know there’s a point where Haddonfield completely bans the holiday. While Oil City, PA may not have experienced a rampant serial killer, they did endure something equally awful: On October 27th, 1992, 11-year-old Shauna Howe went missing two blocks […]

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Meet Tattoo Artist Paul Acker: A Master of Ink Horror Realism

I’m not scared of needles. I’ve had more piercings and tattoos than I can count. For a while I looked like Jody from PULP FICTION. “The one with all that shit in her face?” Yeah, that was me. As far as tattoos are concerned, it’s something about that rush of adrenaline you get while you’re […]

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Suspect Allegedly Used Human Brains to Achieve the Ultimate High

This story started out weird, and it’s just getting twistier by the minute as the details continue to trickle in (so to speak). It reached a horrific climax last Friday, when a preserved human brain was discovered in a plastic shopping bag under the front porch of a vacant trailer in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. The brain was discovered […]

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The Most Haunted Site in Amerca: Faceless Ghosts Roam this Pennsylvania Landmark

During its long service to the United States, Fort Mifflin has seen a great deal of tragic loss, so much so that it has earned the reputation of being the most haunted historical site in America. Located along the Delaware River, across from New Jersey on the Pennsylvania side, is Fort Mifflin. It has had […]

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The Doomed Swinger’s Paradise of Pennsylvania’s Penn Hills Resort

Movies and TV have told me about cheesy honeymoon resorts — with heart-shaped beds, mirrored ceilings, and Jacuzzis in the middle of the room. Maybe it was just pornos that I saw these hotels in. But apparently, they were real… and one of the most famous was the Penn Hills Resort. Located in the Pocono […]

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Journeying Down Pennsylvania’s Devil Road to the Infamous “Inbred Cult House”

The exact location is hard to determine, street signs are frequently stolen making it easy to get lost, but somewhere in the woods of Pennsylvania on the Delaware boarder is the Devil’s Road which will supposedly take you to straight the Cult House. Cossart Road is a two-mile street lined with trees near the Chads Ford township, Pennsylvania. […]

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SILENT HILL Town Based on the REAL LIFE Story of Centralia, PA!

Underneath the streets a massive fire burns. Ash and smoke erupt from the earth, people flee their homes, and a once vibrant township is now a ghost town. It sounds like the opening of the popular Konami video game series SILENT HILL which was inspired by the town, but for the people of Centralia, Pennsylvania, this […]