There is always a cause for panic for some when the words "Satanic" or "Devil" worship is uttered—people have gone to jail over such accusations of satanic crimes as recently as the 1990s. The so-called "Satanic Panic" of the eighties and nineties pursued an imaginary evil, yet left so many innocent lives ruined. Unlike the cults that led the victims of Jim Jones, a cult leader … [Read more...] about Satanic Worship, Demons, and Dark Magic – History and Films
Why are some people afraid of clowns? Or, why is it that the scariest room in your house is usually your basement or attic? That’s some of the terror psychology that our writers want to share with you in our lifestyle section, as we share the unexplainable and scary facts about paranormal experiences.
Enjoy some historical journalism about paranormal hot spots around the world. If it is paranormal and scary, we’re going to cover it. From freaky haunted artifacts to the legendary and tragic family curses, the ancient practices of Voodoo, Santeria and Wicca (the good kind of witchcraft), to possessions, culture and mythology.
Do you have a suggested topic you’d like to see our writers contribute to our blog? Leave us a comment or contact us. We love inspiration from fellow fans of the paranormal. And if you are a writer and want to contribute an article to Puzzle Box Horror, hit us up on the Collaborate page.
Within the paranormal community, there are always going to be skeptics, but some of those skeptics actually err on the side of disbelievers—this is a good thing, it’s always better to have a healthy level of doubt in order to pursue evidence without any bias. There have been numerous theories to explain the paranormal phenomena that affect certain people, including but not … [Read more...] about Ghost Stories Thrive in a World of Skepticism
Photography by Nathan Wright It’s interesting the types of things that are available to buy online, a quick search on eBay will reveal a number of haunted and possessed objects just waiting for the right buyer. Whether you’re an amateur paranormal investigator, or you collect these kinds of things for a living, there are always a plethora of haunted items up for sale. While … [Read more...] about Buyer Beware: Perils of Owning Haunted Artifacts
Photography by Melanie Martin Santería is another religion that is shrouded in secrecy and often regarded with fear—some deem the practice to be Satanic, but it’s really just Santería. Truth be told, there are a lot of aspects of this religion that may rub people the wrong way—animal sacrifice is not as high on the list as things such as the use of human bones or even dead … [Read more...] about Santería, The Ones Who Worship Saints
This Dybbuk box was for sale on Etsy. For hardcore paranormal believers, the subject of haunted objects holds a lot of fascination. Is it possible for a demonic spirit to be encapsulated in an inanimate object? And if so, what happens if you become the owner, and you open it? We did a little research in January to see how many Dybbuk boxes were actually for sale on … [Read more...] about Why You Should Never Buy a Dybbuk Box on eBay