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13 Frightfully Fantastic Family Friendly Halloween Movies

So you don’t delight in watching slasher movies with lots of blood-thirsty demons and gratuitous gore? That’s OK. I’ve hand-picked 13 family-friendly Halloween movies that serve up some frightfully fun viewing for all and will definitely get you in the spirit of the season! Please note that some of the …

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A Series of Sinister Shorts vol. IV

Some creatures take to the night skies swooping and gliding through the air to snatch their prey, while others burrow down deep, creep about the ground, or lurk beneath the murky waters. But not all of the subjects from my story are of this world. Read a Series of Sinister …

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13 horror-ific halloween movie classics that never get old

Halloween Movie classics really don’t need a special season in order for us to want to watch them; but there’s something about the month of October that really gets us in the zone.   Many can’t wait for the nights to turn darker and colder so they can curl up on …

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Something Weird and Wicked This Way Comes

There are weird and wicked–looking life forms lurking amongst us. Some creep and crawl about the forest floor, many slither or soar the skies while others prefer a more watery-world. Learn about some of the most bizarre behaviors exhibited by living creatures, including a human phobia sure to make your …

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A SERIES OF SINISTER SHORTS Vol. III

Read sinister shorts of the Mad Hatterpillar, spooky skeletonized seed pods, the Devil’s Bleeding Tooth Fungus, and the Devil hiding in Vosser’s  Salem painting! Did you know snapdragons have spooky seed pods in the afterlife? How can such a delicate beauty like the snapdragon flower be so lovely in life, …

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A SERIES OF SINISTER SHORTS Vol. II

Read sinister shorts of Ireland’s Gate to Hell, the spooky Devil’s Bridge, the deadly Basilisk vs. Medieval Hybrid Cockatrice, and the spike hurling Sandbox tree! What Flies Out Of Ireland’s Gate To Hell on the Feast of Samhain? If you ever find your way to Rathcroghan mound (meaning Fort of …

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A SERIES OF SINISTER SHORTS Vol. I

Read sinister shorts of the Ogre-faced spider, creepy Gomantong Caves, Hylton Castle hairy Brownie, eerie Doll’s Eye plant, corpse protecting Mortsafes and how to avoid being buried alive! Ogre my dead body! If looks could kill, you better hope you never come face-to-face with this arachnid! Fortunately death by stink-eye …

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Why Do We See Gargoyles Perched Atop Ancient Buildings?

We’ve all seen Gargoyles at one time or another, hanging out on ancient cathedrals, college campuses and historic buildings. Many  look like beastly demons sitting high above us guarding entryways and rooftops. The older the building, the more gruesome they seem to become. But what is their purpose for being …

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Crows & Ravens—Are They Bad Omens and Harbingers of Death?

Crow and Ravens appear in medieval folklore, ancient mythology, the Bible, and literature.  These blackbirds are considered to be bad OMENS by many and are usually depicted as harbingers of death, doom and darkness. CAW CAW CAW!!! You hear them in the distance, ever getting louder as they gain strength …

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lizzie borden- Was she really an ax murderess?

The Legend of Lizzie Borden —we’ve all heard the story, or at least are familiar with the brutal ax murders that took place at the Borden house on a hot August day back in 1892. But the big question still remains—did she murder her parents? What is it about this story …