Ghost Stories

The Prince of Horror

“Hill had maintained a daily writing routine since age 13, completing four or five books as a teen and four more as an adult, and was now, at the …

Academic Publishing

Back From the Other Side

<b>Andrew in Galien, Michigan called in to tell of a weird experience he had while working as a police officer:</b><p>“Okay, I've worked for a local police …

Paranormal

9 new trailers you should watch this week

It feels so hard not to love <i>Stranger Things</i>. I get that some people see too many bits and pieces of other shows and movies they love inside of it, but I think the reason the series works so well is that it treats all of those elements with the perfect balance of seriousness and whimsy. If someone's …

Star Wars

UW Religion Today: A Ghost Story from Egypt

A few years ago, I traveled to Egypt and found myself visiting the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the pyramids, the mastaba burial chambers and …

Paranormal

Spokane Ghost Crew summons paranormal activity during hunt

SPOKANE - Spokane, Wash. has been the second largest city in the state of Washington for more than 125 years. The town has faced prosperity through …

Occult

4 spooky New England ghost stories you've probably never heard

From witches in Salem to the notorious accused ax-murderer Lizzie Borden, tales of the uncanny, sinister, and strange abound in New England.<p>With so …

Boston

Mapping the 39 most haunted spots in the Bay Area - Curbed SF

<i>Note: This map previously appeared in 2015, but for the Halloween season we’ve updated it for all of your scaring needs.</i><p>Everyone loves a good scare this time of year. If your idea of Halloween fun is experiencing a little paranormal activity in person, check out our roundup of 39 of the most …

San Francisco

Halloween: Seven ghost stories from France's most haunted castles

To get us in the mood for 'Spookmas', Jackie McGeown, who runs the blog Best France Forever, tells us some tales of French phantoms and the castles …

France

Google’s adorable Halloween Doodle is part of a larger ghost story

This Halloween, a ghost named Jinx takes on the scariest challenge of all: self-acceptance.<p>On Halloween, we look forward to scares, tricks, and chills. But Google’s annual holiday Doodle gives the holiday an unexpected warm and fuzzy side. How’s that for a twist?<p>If you’ve seen this year’s …

Halloween

Your College Ghost Stories

<b>‘My room was spared.’</b><p><b>Alexa Chabora, Bryn Mawr, class of 2018</b><p>Merion Hall, built in 1885, is the oldest dormitory at Bryn Mawr College and home to a ghost named Lillian. I came to college not believing in ghosts, but I was still relieved when I didn’t get assigned to the supposedly haunted room on …

Opinion

When Men Treat Assault Stories Like Ghost Stories

I don’t believe your ghost story. I mean, I’ll happily listen to it, and I’m genuinely interested in what you think you saw. But there’s no part of …

Fashion

Trailers: Three Teasers For The Upcoming British Horror Film Ghost Stories

Here are several teaser trailers for <i>Ghost Stories</i>.<p>It was co-written and co-directed by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, based upon Nyman's long-running …

Pop Culture

Happy Halloween! Here Are Some Spooky Stories From Some Cool Bands — Kerrang!

It’s Halloween, folks! The best possible time of year, nay, the <i>officially sanctioned</i> time of year for sharing spooky stories about the supernatural. …

Halloween

Things get freaky for Martin Freeman in Ghost Stories triple trailer

Happy Halloween!<p>It's officially Halloween, so the folks behind the upcoming <i>Ghost Stories</i> movie have gifted us with both tricks and treats from the …

Movies

Eight of the best Liverpool Echo ghost stories for Hallowe'en

It’s Hallowe’en - the spookiest day of the year! At the Liverpool ECHO we know that our readers love to read to about ghosts haunting Merseyside.<p>So …

Emoji Movie

A high tech ghost story

The grounds of the Historic Powhatan Resort nearly Williamsburg, Virginia were soaked in blood. Hundreds died along the edge of the woods to the north during the Civil War, it is said, and even more died over its long centuries as a working farm. They said a lone woman, a war widow, still wandered …

Paranormal

The Most Awesome, Crypt-Rocking, Scariest Ghost Stories for Halloween: Bram Stoker, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and More

From Charles Dickens’ grimly funny ghost stories to Bram Stoker’s dark tales (featuring BDSM!), these 10 stories will scare your socks off.<p>Ghosts …

Literature

A lot of Americans believe in ghosts. But what do their ghost stories actually tell us?

They saw her only once. That was before Linda Roberts-Antinoro and her husband, Mike Antinoro, had moved into the historic stone house surrounded by sloping hills and a scenic stream.<p>As they visited the Baltimore County property on a blustery afternoon in January 1990 and stood gazing at the locked …

Lifestyle

White House Haunts: Watch Spooky Stories About Presidential Ghosts

In life, presidents are limited to two terms, but the Constitution says nothing about occupying the White House in the afterlife. In this Halloween edition of Ron's Office Hours, NPR senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving tells some famous White House ghost stories.

The White House

Martin Freeman And More Are Spooked In The Ghost Stories Teasers

It's almost a year to the day since Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman began shooting their chilling new film <i>Ghost Stories</i>. Today brings three teasers for …

Occult

‘Ghost Stories’ Trailer: Martin Freeman Leads a Trio of Spooky Stories

From the ’60s output of Hammer and Amicus to Danny Boyle’s reinvention of the zombie genre with <i>28 Days Later</i>, the United Kingdom has always been a …

Horror Movies

‘Ghost Stories’ Trailers: A Fitting Halloween Treat

By Victor Stiff Try not to let these three eerie teasers get under your skin.Just in time for Halloween, Lionsgate Films UK is dropping three creepy …

Filmmaking

Exchange Halloween ghost stories in Times Square with people from around the globe

Swap spooky stories from people that live in Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Astana, and Yangon<p>With Halloween just days away, the festivities are already underway across the city. In a few days, the annual Village Halloween Parade will fill up the streets of Manhattan with costumed costumes but if you’re …

Halloween

The Scariest Ghost Stories in Texas

The Spookiest Tall Tales in Texas<p>This Halloween, read the scariest tall tales in the Lone Star State.<p>There’s no way to know if the Marfa lights are …

Texas

Easy Halloween costumes inspired by your favourite films

If you're feeling lazy just go as C from 'A Ghost Story'<p>As Halloween inches ever closer, if you’re anything like us the incoming panic about what to …

Costumes

10 Highly Topical Last-minute Halloween Costumes You Can Buy on Amazon

Surprise, surprise. Halloweenis less than a week away and you have no idea what your costume is nor the time and energy to pull a good one together. …

Shopping

Favourite haunts: Ghost stories from downtown Vancouver

A brush of cold air in a restaurant, building materials thrown across a room, a headless man holding out a lantern: These are just some stories of …

UFOs

Why it’s scary writing ghost stories

Once upon a time, this was a nation of seances, spiritualists and spirit photography. Britain was thick with ghosts and the Victorians knew how to …

Books

Funny Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas That Don’t Suck

Surprise, surprise: Halloween is less than a week away and you have no idea what your costume is nor the time and energy to pull a good one together. …

Fashion

10 terrifying horror books you've never read

As long as I can remember I have enjoyed stories that frighten me. As a child, on rainy early autumn afternoons in our crumbling Victorian farmhouse …

Books