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Anna Marie Hahn…Killer of the Elderly

Happy Women in Horror Month!  This month we celebrate the women in the world of horror.  I have done a number of articles on serial killers, mass murderers and other horrific people, but this moth I turn my focus to the world of female terror. Anna Marie Hahn (Filser) was born in Germany in 1906.  […]

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A Barrel of Terror in Bear Brook Park

I like to peruse the garage sales that pop up on long weekends during the short Canadian summers an  I remember a couple of years ago I was at one particular sale that was sketchy right off the bat.  I was afraid to touch anything and the large, scraggle-bearded man who hacked between drags on […]

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Hans Schmidt – The Demonic Priest

Before recent history, priests were deemed as holy patrons who helped their followers into salvation.  The reputation of the priesthood has been sullied somewhat with heinous crimes, but priestly sin has a history that dates through centuries of history.  There are, of course, holy man and women who have stayed true to the straight and […]

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The True Story That Inspired The Film ‘The Axe Murders Of Villisca’

  Tony E. Valenzuela’s paranormal thriller, ‘The Axe Murders of Villisca’, is now available in select theaters, on VOD, and on Digital HD, as of January 20th. The haunting film was inspired by the true story of the viscous, unsolved murder of an entire family.   The Crime Sometime around midnight on Sunday, June 9, […]

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Anneliese Mickel: The Voice Of The Damned – A True Story Of Possession

  Do you remember 2005’s possession film ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’, starring Jennifer Carpenter, Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson and Campbell Scott? The film centers on the possession and exorcism of a 19 year-old college student (Carpenter). In a rare decision, the Catholic church approved her exorcism. What you might not realize is that the […]

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The Michigan Massacre

The largest mass murder in the history of the state of Michigan is a truly horrific and unique tale.  Nearly 7,000 miners went on strike in Calumet, Michigan.  Their strike demands were simple: increased wages, no more child labor, and safer conditions (including support beams in the mines to prevent cave-ins).  The response was a […]

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Scott Foley To Play A Killer In The True Crime Film Final Vision

  Scott Foley has appeared in several successful series including ‘Scandal’, the medical comedy ‘Scrubs’, and the vampire series ‘True Blood’ . He also had a major role in Wes Craven’s 2000 sequel ‘Scream 3’. Now, Foley is making his return to the genre in the upcoming true crime film ‘Final Vision’ as real life […]

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