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5 Real Serial Killers Who Believed They Were Actually Vampires

Vampires don’t just exist in the realm of fiction. There are those serial killers who operate under the delusion that they must kill in order to live. Here are five real life murderers who believed they were actually vampires, terrorizing their victims and communities for years before being brought to justice. James P. Riva Riva claimed […]

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The Movie THE QUIET ONES is Based on a Real Event: The Phillip Experiment

In John Pogue’s 2014 film THE QUIET ONES, Professor Coupland, played by Jared Harris, sets to prove that supernatural events are just manifestation of the mind. Along with a group of students, Coupland heads to an isolated house in the country where they can study Jane, a young girl with a troubled past who is […]

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The Notorious Guy Who Builds Gallows for a Living

Looking to kill your fellow countrymen with a custom-made gallows built with fine British craftsmanship? You are just the right customer for British farmer and gallows-maker David Lucas. Claiming to have supplied hangman’s gallows to such human rights violating countries like Zimbabwe, Libya, and other African and Middle Eastern spots, to David Lucas it’s all just […]

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Give Back to the Earth by Turning Your Decomposing Body Into a Mushroom Patch!

In 2013, in only the second episode of the series, HANNIBAL featured a pharmacist who would abduct diabetics, monkey with their insulin in order to send them into a diabetic coma, then bury them in neat little rows in the forest. Buried in shallow graves lined with nutrient-rich mulch, these bodies were used as food […]

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The REAL Story Behind A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

When looking at the real life inspiration behind a horror film, it’s hard to believe that some ideas can spawn from a real occurrence. This is especially true when you look at A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. It seems ludicrous that a nightmare could kill you, but it actually did happen to eighteen otherwise healthy […]

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The REAL Story Behind JAWS: The Shark Attacks of 1916

In the summer of 1916, the United States was experiencing a severe heat wave. This, along with a growing polio epidemic, sent many Americans to seek refuge at seaside resorts. On July 1st, 1916, the Jersey Shore was experiencing a huge influx of tourists. However, there was another visitor just off their coastline that they […]

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The REAL Story of THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES: Part One

In 2002, Richard Gere starred in a horror film about a West Virginia town that experienced a strange number of supernatural sightings leading up to the collapsing of a local bridge, THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES. The film was based on disturbing real, otherworldly occurrences that took place in Point Pleasant, West Virginia from 1966-1967. Still to […]

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Dogtown Common — Where Abanbdoned Plush Toys Hide a Deadly Curse

Dogtown Common is a ghost town on a hilltop near Gloucester, Massachusetts with a long, sordid history that begins in 1693. Despite not being suited towards agriculture, its inland location afforded protection from pirates, and many of the well-off families made the area, then known simply as The Commons, their home. By about 1750, pirates […]