The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Was The West Mesa Bone Collector Killed by One of His Victims?

In February 2009, a woman walking her dog in West Mesa, an elevated land mass in Albuquerque, New Mexico, made a grisly discovery embedded in the dirt: a human bone. Upon police arrival, the bone would reveal a mass grave containing 11 women. The women were believed to be murdered by a serial killer, and […]

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The Strange Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles Appearing in Cities Across America

You may have seen them. You may have just walked right over them or stopped to read their message before moving on. Sometime during the 1980s, strange tiles began appearing in cities all over America as well as in four cities in South America. They’re embedded into the asphalt and contain strange almost nonsensical messages. […]

Music Real Life Scares 

Did You Know About The Missing Persons Case That NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK Were Involved In?

In the late 80s and early 90s, boy band New Kids on the Block ruled the radio. While it’s obvious the band had “the right stuff,” and was worshipped by teen girls everywhere, did you know NKOTB was wrapped up in a missing person’s case at the height of their success? It all started with […]

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The Mysterious, Unexplained Death of Peter Bergmann

The port town Sligo is tucked away in the northwest corner of Ireland facing out towards the cold North Atlantic Ocean. A historic city founded in 1603, tourists come from all over the world for the town’s stunning costal views, its celebration of traditional Irish music, and to catch a Sligo Rovers football game. And […]

Real Life Scares TV 


If anyone could make you a believer of UFOs and aliens, it’s Robert Stack and his ominous voiceover. UNSOLVED MYSTERIES depicted many cases of murder and missing people, and it also featured stories about mysterious events, strange phenomena, and unexplainable sightings. Many of those unexplainable sightings were of UFOs accompanied by bright lights flying in […]

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Tina Resch: The Real Life Columbus POLTERGEIST

Fourteen-year-old Tina Resch watched in horror as little Carol Anne got sucked up into her closet by an unseen force in POLTERGEIST. She saw the girl’s family fight for her until the very end, risking their lives to save their baby girl. And then, the movie was over. Tina was back to reality living with […]

Real Life Scares TV 

Even Creepier Cases from UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

Update: UNSOLVED MYSTERIES is now streaming on Amazon Prime. I hope you read that in your best Robert Stack voice, and are prepared to delve back into the chilling series from your childhood. Nothing was more exciting than watching the show and being unexpectedly hit with an update on a case that had been solved. […]

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The Original UNSOLVED MYSTERIES Makes its Streaming Debut Soon!

Nearly three decades after it first premiered on network TV, one of the most chilling true-crime TV series ever made is about to debut on digital streaming services. The show’s current distributor FilmRise announced today that original episodes of UNSOLVED MYSTERIES will be available soon via digital streaming platforms. The announcement did not specify which services […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Jimmy Stewart And The Pangboche Hand

Have you ever seen HARVEY? It’s one of my favorite movies, has been since I was a kid. The movie is about this guy, Elwood P. Dowd, as played by the great Jimmy Stewart. Elwood is a nice enough guy – he’s in his late 30s, and overall kinda lonely. He spends his days at […]

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The Unsolved Mystery Surrounding Ireland’s Vanishing Triangle

Annie McCarrick had her entire life ahead of her when she emigrated from New York to Dublin in 1993. She was studying her Irish heritage, and learning to become a teacher. She made friends, was fully immersed in the culture, and taking advantage of her time there. Then, one day she simply vanished. In the […]

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The Story Of How Matthew McConaughey Helped Bring An UNSOLVED MYSTERIES Murderer To Justice

While us horror fans may fondly remember a young Matthew McConaughey as the sadistic Vilmer in the charmingly awful TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE NEXT GENERATION, it was of course his role in 1993’s DAZED AND CONFUSED that did a whole lot more to push his career forward. In McConaughey’s first feature film role, he arguably […]