In the 1880s, a huge red beast terrorized the Arizona Territory, and stories of its appearance grew more and more grotesque with each telling.
In 1857, an insignificant gemstone was stolen from an Indian temple. The story that followed the theft is a fascinating tale of misfortune and tragedy. Was this stolen jewel haunted by its true owner.
He leapt over high walls, scared the wits out of women and horses, slapped men in the face, and escaped. But did he really exist?
I discuss the Green Man ghost story of western Pennsylvania, including the real story of Ray Robinson and how his electrical accident turned him into a local legend.
There has long been an urban legend of an axe-wielding man in a bunny costume wreaking havoc on those unfortunate enough to cross his path. Surprisingly, there actually might be a grain of truth to this story.
Good ole Ohio, a rather peaceful state known for the buckeye tree, home to America's first traffic light, the first pro baseball team and of course Helltown.... and zombie apocalypse emergency drills.... and dogmen, the tortured children of Gore Orphanage, frogmen.... ok, maybe it's not so peaceful after all.
We have all heard the tales of alligators not only surviving, but thriving, in New York City’s sewer system, but is there any truth to it? Are there really colonies of alligators living beneath the feet of one of the busiest populaces of the United States?
These are the stories of two people who were born acting as hosts to parasites that threatened to destroy them. One of them spent years unaware of the cause of his affliction while the other was forced to live a life of waking nightmares. These are their stories.
In the late 1800s, travelers stopping for the night at a one-room inn outside of Cherryvale, Kansas were often never seen again.
In the 1980s, the phenomenon of "The Crying Boy" gripped the UK. In homes where everything was destroyed by fire, the image in the haunted painting remained strangely intact.
Local legends speak of mysterious shadowy figures looking out to the sea all along the Santa Lucia Range in California.
Traditional thinking would have us believe that gateways into other dimensions are something that exist only in the world of science fiction. The stories you are about to read are the real-life experiences of people who would challenge that notion. They know the terror a portal can bring.
In 1966, a series of unexplained events would rock the peaceful haven of Point Pleasant, West Virginia to its core. What began with a string of sightings of an unidentified nocturnal creature would culminate in a tragedy that would forever change the town and its citizens.
What happened to the crew of the ship, Mary Celeste? We may never know for sure, but here is my theory on their fate.
I guess we all need heroes. Those people who put their necks on the line for adventure, those people who satisfy all our urges for exploration and discovery. I guess it never occurs to us they might not make it out alive. Or sane. I suppose the...