Vernieda Vergara

Vernieda Vergara is a freelance writer who loves books, comics, true crime, and all things creepy. Her work has appeared on Book Riot, Den of Geek, Women Write About Comics, and other venues scattered across the internet. She lives in the Washington DC suburbs where she takes care of far too many plants and drinks even more tea.

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Chizuko Mifune and the Practice of Psychic Photography

Mifune was the inspiration for one of Ringu's main characters.

Teresita Basa: True Crime From Beyond the Grave

Could the murder victim's own ghost have cracked this crime?

9 Superstitions Associated with Plants and Gardens

Some of nature's wonders will keep you safe, while others only invite trouble...

Zozo, the Ouija Board's Most Famous Demon

An internet hoax, or a haunting through the ages?

The Origins of Resident Evil's Tall Vampire, Lady Dimitrescu

The inspiration behind this larger-than-(after)life villain.

The Dyatlov Pass Incident May Finally Be Solved

A new study put forth a compelling theory for this bizarre tragedy.