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The Haunting Of East Drive And The Black Monk Of Pontefract

March 6, 2017 11:02 am 1 comment

A house in a typical housing estate in the north of England is said by some researchers to be one of the most haunted houses in all of Europe. 30 East Drive in Pontefract, West Yorkshire has seen some of the best documented and horrifying encounters with the paranormal on record. And what’s more, the area is home to dark legends of a the “Black Monk”, who many believe to be behind the hauntings…

The Exorcist: The True Story Behind The Film

July 13, 2016 12:48 pm

Although The Exorcist – arguably one of the most successful horror movies of all time – is one that is purely fiction, the basic premise of the film is very rooted in a real account of the exorcism of a young boy in the 1940s who had been possessed by a demonic force. And what’s more, while sketchy, newspaper reports at the time speak of such possession and exorcisms taking place regularly…

The Enfield Poltergeist – The Story We Know

July 13, 2016 12:10 pm

The Enfield Hauntings which occurred over a two-year period between 1977 and 1979 are perhaps one of the most intense poltergeist encounters on record. Taking place in Enfield in the United Kingdom, a mother and her four young children would report such things as moving furniture to strange knocking on the walls. As time went on, however, activity became increasingly intense…

The Amityville Horror Story – Truth vs Reality

July 1, 2016 7:27 pm

Like many fictional Hollywood horror movies, the basis of the account has a lot of truth to it. That is very much the case with the classic horror flick, The Amityville House, which was at the time of its release one of the most popular films of its day. Perhaps that is due to the very real murders that took place there and which formed the backstory to the film…

Mothman – Profiling the Myth: True or False

May 26, 2016 7:40 am 1 comment

The Mothman accounts are some of the most intriguing of the twentieth century, and certainly appear to be one of the first contemporary urban legends of the United States. Said to appear immediately before disaster strikes the area, is this strange being a prophet of doom, and are its appearances to warn us of danger, or might there be darker agendas behind this mysterious creature…?

The Slender Man: Some True Stories from Around The World

September 15, 2015 2:21 pm

Reports of the Slender Man have in the contemporary era taken on a life of its own. And while original tales were seen as nothing more than general tales of a “bogeyman” to scare children with, in the Internet age, with the sharing of information, photos, and video footage, some researchers are asking if there might be more to this mysterious folklore tale than they first suspected…