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The REAL Story of THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES [VIDEO]

Most horror fans are familiar with the 2002 movie THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES about a small town in West Virginia that was haunted by a mysterious, giant creature. But did you know the movie is based on actual sightings and events? Check out our video below to learn about the real story of the Mothman.

Real Life Scares 

Is West Virginia’s Shawnee Lake Amusement Park Cursed?

If you learn anything from a lifetime of watching horror movies, the most important rule is to never, ever build atop a Native American burial ground. The people of Mercer County in West Virginia learned that the hard way. A bloody fight over land that once belonged to the Shawnee tribe, followed by an amusement […]

Real Life Scares 

The Mysterious and Unknown Fate of the Sodder Children

On Christmas Eve, 1945, the Sodder family home in Fayetteville, West Virginia, caught fire as the family slept. In less than an hour, the house was burned to the ground. Mom Jennie and dad George, both Italian immigrants, survived, as did five of their ten children: John, 23; Marion, 17; George Jr., 16; and Sylvia, […]

The Shockingly Disturbing Story of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Hidden in the mountains of West Virginia, in the remote city of Weston, is the America’s largest hand-cut stone masonry building. It is the second largest building of its kind in the world, The Kremlin being the first.  But that’s not all that makes this building unique. This is the former home of the Trans-Allegheny […]

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The REAL Story of the Mothman (Part 2): The Curse of Chief Cornstalk

Earlier this week, we discussed one theory about the Mothman, the legendary creature that was the basis for THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES movie. Read our first part here- http://www.blumhouse.com/2015/12/01/the-real-story-of-the-mothman-prophecies-part-one/ This is a continuation and a second theory on the secret mysteries behind the many Mothman sightings. In John Keel’s 1975 book THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, he hypothesizes that the […]