So you don't want to stay inside?Neither did the residents of the village of Kepuh on Java Island. Horror culture in Indonesia seems to be sparking interest around the world these days--with nothing but news about the global pandemic, they gave us an interesting view into a culturally relevant practice that they've started. The village of Kepuh on Java Island in Indonesia … [Read more...] about The Pocong, Indonesia’s Response to Modern Pandemic
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.
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It may seem like the spookiest thing about walking into a bookstore these days is how empty it is, with many choosing to swipe away on their Kindle as the shelves of old and rare books collect dust. But that’s nothing compared to the cursed books that have haunted us for centuries. While novels are supposed to bring wisdom and wonder, there are a few books in the world so … [Read more...] about Cursed Books You Should Read at Your Own Risk
Grigori Efimovich Rasputin was born in 1969 into a peasant family who survived by farming and the courier service that his father provided. Since there was less opportunity for education for those living in poverty, it is believed that Grigori was illiterate until he was older. During his youth, he was a petty criminal but had a revelation during his late twenties when he was … [Read more...] about The Horror and Occult of Russia’s Anti-Christ, Rasputin
Viral outbreak horror films such as Outbreak - 1995, 28 Days Later - 2002, Contagion - 2011, 12 Monkeys -1995, Resident Evil series are all seeing the most searches since each one was released independently. But why would we watch these with a real-life threat staring directly at us? The answer might lay in the Amygdala or the "primal brain" as many psychologists … [Read more...] about Epidemic Based Horror Movies See Biggest Spike Since Release
Abraham "Bram" Stoker may not be the father of Gothic Horror like his predecessor Edgar Allan Poe, but this Irish author is known to have mastered the art of writing Gothic Horror in his lifetime. Known mostly for being the personal assistant of Sir Henry Irving, Stoker is probably one of the most underrated, yet famous authors of horror culture; known mostly for his 1897 … [Read more...] about Stoking the Fire of Stoker’s Legacy