Vampires come in many fictional forms, some of them serious, some of them silly. But what form do real vampires come in? Do vampires exist? There is a fascinating and suggestive tale from the history of New...
SUBJECT WARNING: This story contains graphic detail of a 1982 Lafayette, Indiana murder. It is one of the strangest and most horrifying murder cases in Lafayette history—a case that is still difficult to read...
For more than three decades, the RMS Queen Mary sailed the North Atlantic. During World War II, the ship worked to defeat Hitler; during times of peace, the Queen Mary was the vessel of choice for the...
Galveston, Texas: The Evening of September 8, 1900.  Though federal officials warned Galveston of an incoming storm, the patchy morning sky made the swells threatening to breach the seawall seem manageable.A...
The only thing crazier than the story of Bella Gunness is what’s been happening on her old property ever since. If you live in the Midwest, then you have heard of the famous...
The Rio Grande Valley, that fertile southernmost tip of Texas, covers four counties from the Gulf of Mexico along the Rio Grande, and ending where the topography becomes less green and more rocky. Indigenous people roamed the...
Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the best-known pieces of American literature. But the story is not just a work of imagination. It is rooted in the landscapes and lore of New York's...
Austin is dead to me. Live Music Capital of the World? Sure, but it turns out, Austin, Texas is busting with gruesome tales of the dead, haunted sites, and plenty of ghost stories. The land itself may explain why so...
If San Antonio is the most historic city in Texas, then you know it must have its share of ghosts!
(No, we have no idea how to sell a haunted hotel, so stop asking us.) Step 1.Have a parent who was psychic. Maybe you don’t have your mother’s “gift,” but you’re open-minded, even...

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