The Tawdry History of Penny Dreadfuls

This tidbit of pop culture from the 19th century changed the landscape of horror.

Haunted Wisconsin, As Explored by Scary Bradshaw

Our columnist returns to explore Wisconsin's most twisted tourism.

Secret in the Streets

For decades, strange plaques called Toynbee tiles have appeared like crop circles throughout the cities of the world.

Zozo, the Ouija Board's Most Famous Demon

An internet hoax, or a haunting through the ages?

13 Creepy Short Story Collections to Read After You're Finished with If It Bleeds

Did you devour Stephen King’s latest release? These books are just as chilling.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes: 13 Best Stephen King Short Stories That Will Chill You to the Bone

These frightful tales can be read in one sitting, but they'll linger in your mind long into the night.

Who's That Girl in the Window? The Many Ghosts That Haunt Louisiana's Myrtles Plantation

This historic abode boasts at least 12 ghosts—and they’re not camera shy.

This House Is Haunted: The Cursed Villa of Maisons-Laffitte

The restless spirit of an emperor's mistress refused to leave her sprawling mansion...

4 Eerie Olde Christmas Ghost Stories to Give You the Chills This Holiday Season

These ghostly tales of yesteryear will bring a chill to your holidays.

A Recipe for Madness

Author Ray Garton cooks up a grotesque collection of terrifying tales that delves into human nature’s dark side.

9 Famous Witches Throughout History

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble...

Resurrection Mary: The Eerie Tale of Chicago's Most Famous Ghost

They say her spirit dances past the cemetery at night, dressed entirely in white.

The Hand of Glory's Sinister Magic

According to legend, the dried and pickled hand of a hanged man possesses dark powers.

Peer Into The Mammoth Book of Nightmare Stories...If You Dare

You'll be sleeping with the light on after reading this nightmarish collection. 

What Is a Pukwudgie? If You See One, It’s Best to Stay Away

Pukwudgies were known to Native Americans, who gave them a wide berth.