Orrin Grey

Orrin Grey is the author of several spooky books, among them Guignol and Other Sardonic Tales and Painted Monsters and Other Strange Beasts. His stories about monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have been published in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.

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The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi and the Mystery of the Vatican Graves

This 1983 missing person's case continues to cause controversy and anguish. 

What Is a Poltergeist? A Guide to the Dangerous Ghosts

These spirits are known for their disruptiveness—and their violence towards the living. 

10 Twisted Movies Like The Purge

Don't forget to lock your doors.

The Lava Lake Murders: One of Oregon’s Oldest Unsolved Crimes

How did the bodies of three fur trappers end up in a frozen lake?

Michelle McNamara’s True Crime Obsessions

Brilliant connections in chilling cases.

The Scariest Movies Debuting at the SXSW Film Festival

2021 will be scary in a different kind of way 

The Fascinating Evolution of True Crime

Discover where the genre got its start—and what the future may hold.

Paranormal Activity Movies, Ranked

The fresh takes and failures of this found footage franchise.

Portrayals of Succubi in Horror TV, Movies, and Books

Femmes that bring a whole new meaning to fatale.

Strange Sinkhole Stories

Peer into the depths of the Earth.

Essential Tips for Aspiring Horror Writers

A handy guide to navigating the business of full-time horror writing.

The Girls in the Boxes

Five disturbing true stories about forcible confinement.