This week’s story falls more into the weird realm for me rather than the paranormal or spooky. There are themes throughout The Invisible Girl that challenge not only the sensibilities of the day, but are still things that we consider taboo today. What do you do when love does not seem to fit into the expectations of those around you?
You might want to have some tissues at hand for this week’s story. Listen in as we hear the tale of a young girl’s struggle through life in a world that just doesn’t seem to make sense. While this tale is fiction, it is based in the unfortunate reality that today’s youth face. In a unique twist that is not
Told through the style of a journal, this tale by Guy de Maupassant is a haunting one that makes you question all those around you. We often think of criminals as easy to spot and recognize, but that is certainly not always the case. Unfortunately, there is likely a great number of criminals around you hiding in plain sight. They
There’s a little less spooky going on this week, but R.W. Chambers still paints a vivid picture of the haunting nature of lost love. This tale is part of a larger collection of stories under the title of The King in Yellow and I’m sure we will be dipping back into this volume again in the near future. In the
If you know me, you had to see this coming at some point. If the cat guy didn’t do “The Black Cat”, it would just seem, well, weird. This classic tale weaves the story of a man’s descent into madness and murder. Not only does this story demonstrate the many roles a cat can play in our lives, it also
Yes. THAT Samuel Clemens. You may be asking yourself, what Mark Twain was doing writing ghost stories and I asked myself that same question. This week’s story was written as a satire of the popular haunted house tales that were springing up like mad around the turn of the 20th century. Throughout this tale you will hear nearly every cliche
As someone who works in the paranormal field in my spare time, this story hit a lot of really hot spots for me. Of the various haunted house tales that I have read and heard, this one really spoke to a lot of what I have seen, heard, and felt in dealing with the spirit realm. The story is chilling, to
I’ll be dipping into the Cthulhu mythos this week as I share a tale of a stranded sailor and the terror of what he finds upon reaching land. Dagon is a fairly widely used character in the mythos, and I feel like it represents a blending point in the stories between what Lovecraft’s original settlers of earth worshiped and what