Books

The High Cost of Renting a Haunted House

A truly contemporary component to living in a haunted house is what it will cost you to get out. In this instance, family goes house hunting. Family rents house and moves in. Family learns house is haunted. Family flees. Family sues. In March of 2012, Michele Callan, her fiancé Josue Chinchilla, and her two children… Continue reading The High Cost of Renting a Haunted House

Legacy of a Haunting: the Jean Harlow House

For the month of October, I’ll be featuring famous real-life haunted houses and the stories that surround the hauntings. First one up: Jean Harlow’s House in Los Angeles For those who don’t know, Jean Harlow was a well-known actress in the 1930s who starred in many movies produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. When Harlow was 22, she… Continue reading Legacy of a Haunting: the Jean Harlow House

Really Scary Things

I’ve been rewatching the Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House this week. It’s prompted me to think about what is truly frightening in a raise-the-hairs-on-your-arms kind of way as opposed to what is just sick-to-your-stomach horror. For me personally, I enjoy the goosebumps more than the nausea. But investigating the sorts of things that… Continue reading Really Scary Things

The Fascination of an Abandoned Amusement Park

What is it about abandoned locations that makes them so fascinating? The other day I came across an article about creepy, abandoned places, and one of the featured spots was a derelict theme park in New Orleans. This prompted me to do further reading on the attraction, and I learned that the abandoned amusement park… Continue reading The Fascination of an Abandoned Amusement Park