The legend of Bloody Mary has been retold for decades and made into countless books and films. So, when did it begin? Was there ever a real, “Bloody Mary?” You’ve probably seen such email forwards, comments, or posts as these: [Collected from the internet] “Mary Worth was a beautiful youngRead More →

Gloomy Sunday is often subtitled the, “Hungarian Suicide Song,” but is this a marketing ploy, or something more? This song has been blamed for at least 19 suicides. Accusing music of foul influence is not new. Songs have been maligned for as long as we’ve had music. Centuries before theRead More →

Did hear about the cursed video tape that will kill you in seven days? Supernatural movie fans will remember the blockbuster The Ring, which starred Naomi Watts as a no-nonsense journalist named Rachel. This 2001 movie broke the barriers between Eastern and Western supernatural thrillers, and created a strong EasternRead More →

The Chimera House is the term for an incredibly common phenomenon. It’s also called the “13 Floor house” and the “Money Back Haunted House.”   The Standard Legend My cousin’s best friend had some distant family who disappeared. They went out last Halloween, to the abandoned factory on Sixth Street.Read More →

Was Frank Tower the luckiest man ever known? Or is this one of the oldest urban legends in existence?   Frank “Lucky” Tower was a “fireman” by trade. A fireman, or stoker, tended the fires that kept steam-powered engines moving. He was the only individual known to survive not onlyRead More →

Christine is one of Stephen King’s most popular novels. It was made into a major motion picture in 1983. The story follows a young man who discovers his car has a life of its own. Not only is it sentient, it’s evil, and offers him the power to do whatRead More →

Louie, Louie has appeared in countless commercials, movies, and has been on the radio for decades, but how many of us actually know the words? It was just like that when it was released, and it gained more notoriety than any other song of its era. Louie, Louie, is aRead More →