What do we really know about succubi? As far as can be seen from movies and literature, they aren’t usually regarded with fear—although they should be. The idea of a run-in with a succubus, a female sex demon, is usually considered an arousing fantasy—those who have experienced them first-hand would strenuously disagree. There are numerous posts on Reddit that offer details of … [Read more...] about A Look Into the Succubus
Like many other folktales of the arctic region, Yup’ik folklore emphasized keeping children safe from the elements and the dangers of being alone and ill-prepared. This folktale is no different, but it definitely gave me goosebumps the first time I heard it over an early-winter bonfire. Photography by Jayberrytech A very long time ago, in the Cape Prince of Wales, in a … [Read more...] about The Tale of the Red Skeleton: A Yup’ik Ghost Story
Anna twitched awake, she felt the unsettling warmth of sweaty palms, and her heart pounded in her chest as she gasped for air. It was the week following the winter Solstice and it was colder than it had been all year; the skies above her cabin were entirely void of cloud cover and had the clearest view of the milky way. Clear skies during the darkest parts of winter would … [Read more...] about Anna: 02 – Finding the Bokor
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
Photography by MontyLov Haunted by Ghosts As was discussed in our article Ghosts Can Be More Than Just Dead People, ghosts are generally the spirits of humans and animals that have passed away. What people assume or claim are ghosts are not necessarily fitting of their description, but it’s easy to understand why the whole thing might be a little bit confusing. The truth … [Read more...] about Ghost, Demon, or Poltergeist?