Atlas of Lore #1 Oregon
The first edition of the Atlas of Lore covers the most terrifying hauntings and urban legends in Oregon. Short horror stories and beautiful original art by artist Felipe Kroll.
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The Monster of Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
Chessie the Chesapeake Bay Monster The original story began from the tale of two fishermen—Edward W. And Francis Klarrman—heading across the bay one day in 1943, looking to haul in their daily catch. The two men caught sight of a 12-foot-long serpentine creature, not too far from their vessel. They saw this creature turn to…
The Diverse History of Survival Horror
We’ve all been in these survival horror scenarios before. You find yourself in the middle of a dark and creepy abandoned hospital, your only source of light a flickering flashlight. You’re searching for your missing daughter, and you have a gut feeling that she’s somewhere in this building. As you move deeper into the hospital,…
The Legend of The Boggy Creek Monster
Fouke is a picturesque little city in central Miller County, Arkansas, about 150 miles outside of Little Rock. Boasting its gorgeous Mountain Lake Park Hotel and a spacious festival plaza, Fouke seems ideal for a relaxing getaway amongst the more attractive facets of nature. However, not all of nature’s creations are necessarily friendly, as warned…
Ghosts of St Augustine Lighthouse
The current St Augustine Lighthouse in Florida was built between 1871 and 1874 and stands at the North end of Anastasia Island. The original lighthouse was actually a wooden structure that dates back to 1589. It was a tower which went dark during the Civil War of 1867, and had since lost the battle with…
How Friday the 13th Became a Renowned Superstition
Friday the 13th is an iconic day, especially for horror fans. So let’s dig into the history of Friday the 13th and rediscover where this all began, shall we? The History of Friday the 13th Paraskevidekatriaphobia—do you have it? Well, if you’re irrationally afraid of the natural occurrence of the thirteenth of any given month…
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The Paranormal History of Skinwalker Ranch
Mysterious low-flying spacecraft, doorways that appear in midair, disembodied voices, crop circles, mutilated cattle…the stuff of science fiction? Or just another day at Skinwalker Ranch? Though thousands of people have reported seeing UFOs over the decades, this particular 512 acres of property in the Uintah Basin region of northeastern Utah seems to be a hotbed…
Urban Legend: The Black Angel of Oakland Cemetery
Teresa Feldevert was a mysterious woman—rumor has it, she was a witch and cast a curse upon any who might disturb her family’s eternal resting place.
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The Frightful History of the Best Jumpscares
The jumpscare; one of the most polarizing yet widely used tropes in the horror genre since Mark Robson’s clever editing work in Jacques Tourneur’s 1942 chiller Cat People. Some will tell you that jumpscares are cheap tactics to manipulate the audience into finding something more scary than it really is, while others insist that if…
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Must Watch Killer Christmas Horror Movies
By the time November rolls around some of us just plain aren’t ready to let the Halloween spirit die. Either that or we’re so obsessed with horror that it inevitably bleeds into every seasonal holiday we take part in. Either way, the best remedy is undoubtedly the abundance of killer Christmas horror movies available today;…
Supernatural Horror Movies
From ghost ships to ghostly apparitions to demonic possession, poltergeists and things that go bump in the night. We’re curating supernatural horror movies we think you will love.
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Mystery and Lore
The stories we grew up hearing as children all have a foundation in truth. From haunted artifacts and curses, to ancient practices of Voodoo and Santeria. Our paranormal journalists at Puzzle Box Horror share the facts, myths and mysteries behind the world’s most terrifying lore.
Best of Supernatural Horror
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Encyclopedia of Paranormal Horror
From legendary demons such as Aamon to local legends like the Bandage Man of Cannon Beach we’re archiving the scariest lore out there.
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