Welcome to a new segment: Sticky Ends! Tales of gruesome, macabre, bizarre deaths. We kick off with the tale of The Cinder Woman from 1950s Florida.
Category: Histories and Legends
Today, on our Why History is Horrifying series, we ride the high seas and encounter a tale of madness and murder. A tale worthy of a horror movie, the story of the Mary Russell is grim and gruesome.
Another entry in “Why History is Horrifying”! Learn about a murder victim involved in two major conspiracies, an Evil Earl, and the mysterious “Stroker”….
Horror is exploitation. But there are limits. Blaming the devil for a vicious real-life murder? That’s the limit. Learn about the true, tragic tale behind “The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It.” A tale the wrong people are telling and going to profit off of.
Learn why the past is scary! In 1901, an anarchist and a president met at a fair. It didn’t go so well. Featuring Guest Stars: Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, and hero James B. Parker.
When art meets folklore and the supernatural, things can take a dark turn. Did a statue burn down a church? Has this song claimed dozens of lives? Is this doll possessed? And more in this spooky exploration.
30 tales for our 30th post! Read about undead brides, haunted mazes, bewitched graves, the Bandage Man, the Demon Cat, and even a cameo by Alexander Hamilton!
Part 3 in our 12 Crimes of Christmas Series! Featuring: Edgar Poe, Al Capone, a deadly dinner, and a very bad Santa!
Part 2 in our 12 Crimes of Christmas Series! Featuring: A quaint pie murder, one man’s revenge against Domino’s pizza, a missing family, and a bank robbery featuring St. Nick!
Part 1 in our 12 Crimes of Christmas Series! Featuring: Santa’s gruesome origin story, a fake kidnapping, a real kidnapping, and Ted Bundy himself!