Ghosts

[Contests and Giveaways]

Put a Ghost in that Window Contest

Winner The winner is Entry #4 by Susan Watters. Congrats! How to Enter Step #1: Download the image. Step #2: Photoshop a ghost into the top-middle window. If you don’t have Photoshop, check out the free graphics editor GIMP. Step #3: Submit your image to me by email. Requirements for submitted file: While the file

[Reviews]

Movie Review: How to Save Us (2014)

Jason Trost is endlessly fascinating; both as a person and as a filmmaker. Known for his iconic (used for necessity not as a fashion statement) eye patch and smoldering good looks, Trost is a member of a somewhat cinematic dynasty.  His brother Brandon Trost is an accomplished cinematographer, their sister Sarah Trost, is a costume

[Image of the Day]

Awesome Image of the Day: Old Lady Mary’s House

My quest to discover and share the best in horror photography will reach new heights for the next few days, as I have been given the green light to feature some work created by the insanely talented Clinton Lofthouse. Clinton is a fellow Brit who is not only an accomplished photographer but also a highly

[Bite-sized Horror]

The Penny Dreadful Sandbox

The new Showtime horror series Penny Dreadful needs no gimmicks. The writing, acting, production, etc. are already top-notch. However, in addition to that, there is a wonderfully open-ended sustainability to the show that they’ve set up. They’ve already shown us vampires, ghosts (?), Frankenstein’s monster, and other possible creatures with an only partially-linear construct to

[Fiction]

Flash Fiction: The Witching Hour

It was at the witching hour did she awaken, feeling as if somebody had been sitting over her bed while she was asleep. Yet, when she peered into the darkness, she could make out nothing but the four walls black that surrounded her. It was the witching hour did he awaken, feeling her eyes upon

[Fiction]

Flash Fiction: Lady Loretta

In the heart of the city stood a small library, tucked away between an abandoned convenience store and a grotto of trees predominantly used for smoking and drinking. While this library was very indistinct — a dilapidated building that housed the elderly who clung to dusty pages, and the young who sought out memories of

[Real Horror]

The Horror of Salt Lake City

About two weeks ago, I began a road trip throughout California and Oregon and assured everybody I’d be bringing back ghost stories to share with the readers of this blog. Unfortunately, during my travels, I found very little in the way of horror. Whether it be I was too busy dancing about other people’s living