The 13th Floor

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This Postmortem Photo of “Loana the Bloodthirster” Bears a Deadly Curse

According to most sources, the photograph you see here was reportedly taken in 1909, during an era where staged photographs of the recently deceased were a common practice, and at the time considered a dignified way of honoring the dead. The passing of more than a century has obscured most of the stories behind these […]

Films 

Three of the Year’s Best Horror Films You Can Still See in Theaters (If You Hurry!)

We’re less than four months into the year, but it’s already clear 2017 is definitely a banner year for controversial, provocative horror films. Case in point: Blumhouse’s GET OUT and SPLIT have both passed the $100 million mark in US box-office returns, and GET OUT has garnered the most positive reviews of any film released this year. But […]

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The Five Most Bizarre and Horrific Serial-Killing Groups Ever

We usually think of serial killing as a solitary vocation, practiced by loners driven by unspeakable personal demons, but sometimes groups of people come together to kill — and when they do, their motivations are fascinating. Whether they killed for pure profit, love, or some weird group madness, the five death-squads below are among the […]

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Morbid History: 8 Real Torture Tactics Used to Tell if You Were a Witch

The witch trials of that took place in the colonies and in Europe were one of the darkest chapters in our human history. By the time they were done, hundreds of people, mostly women, were put to death. And those who didn’t perish would be left with the memory of some of the cruelest torture […]

Films 

Horror-Comedy in Under 3 Minutes: Check Out the Short Film WITCH’S BREW!

Halloween is almost upon us! To start getting in the spooky spirit, here is a quirky horror-comedy short about a well-known children’s party game gone horribly wrong.  

Real Life Scares 

Check Out These Witch Pants Made of Human Skin that are Thought to Bring Good Luck!

Iceland in the 17th century was awash with tales of witchcraft and sorcery. Unlike the Salem Witch Trials most people are familiar with, Icelandic witchcraft was most frequently practiced by men, and the accusations weren’t based on hysteria. The people of Iceland actually practiced witchcraft – whether or not it was effective is doubtful at […]

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Did a Witch Wipe Out the Entire Town of Pere Cheney, Michigan?

In 1874, George Cheney established a stop on the Michigan Central Railroad between Gaylord and Jackson. Originally just a layover between two stops, it soon boomed into something larger. By 1877, the town boasted two sawmills, a hotel, a doctor, and finally a post office to make it official. The town expanded as the population quickly […]

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The 10 Most Terrifying Native American Legends

In nearly all cultures, myths and legends can serve as cautionary tales, keeping one foot in practical reality and the other in the realm of the supernatural… and it’s no surprise that the most effective cautionary tales are also the scariest. The ancient lore of the indigenous peoples of North America are as varied and […]

Films 

Check Out These Awesome Mail Order Monster Masks Of Yester-Year!

I don’t know about you fiends out there, but every once in a while, I like to break out the old magazine boxes that house my old FANGORIA, Starlog, Comic Scene magazines and stroll down memory lane. Nowadays, you can pretty much find anything you need on the Internet, whether it be news, articles covering […]

Films 

Bekah’s 10 Favorite Witch Movies!

I have always had a passionate love of witch movies. Going all the way back to an adolescent infatuation with SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH and HOCUS POCUS, the magical ladies have always been one of my fave sub-genres of horror, possibly because they were one of the few to feature a female monster/hero, but also […]