What Do Halloween and the Superbowl Have in Common? (Hint: Travel Channel)

What season do you most associate with travel? Spring? Summer? Christmastime? Fall? My guess would be summer, maybe tied with or followed in a close second by Christmas. And those very well may be the busiest times for actual travel, but not for Travel Channel. Apparently their busiest season is Fall, specifically Halloween. Here’s what […]

3 Creepy Hiking Trails You Wouldn’t Dare Walk Alone

Ready for a hike? Be sure you have some good running shoes. They’ll be useful when you run out of the woods like a bat out of hell. There’s more lurking around America’s nature trails than bears, mountain lions, and the occasional woodland hermit. You have some ghosts and other supernatural creatures to worry about. […]

Halloween Movies - Found Footage

Halloween Watchlist 2019 – Found Footage

In my first installment of this year’s Halloween Watchlist, I recommended some horror films that were more lighthearted and funny, and also mentioned my love of found footage horror movies – good or bad. And that list even had a found footage movie on it: “Bad Ben.” So this week’s list is all about my favorite […]

Halloween Watchlist 2019 – Scary Funny

Last year, I did a series of posts showcasing some of my favorite Halloween fare. I tried to go with some more unconventional picks than most Halloween movie watchlists, and my first entry focused on funny horror movies. Now, I’m not talking flicks that have a touch of humor, like “Scream,” or even parodies like […]

Halloween Watchlist: Personal Favorites

Halloween Watchlist – Personal Favorites

For my final Halloween Watchlist, I decided to recommend a few of my personal favorites for Halloween viewing. Everything I’ve mentioned in my previous lists are highly recommended, but for me, the following list are films I must watch every year, as per my own tradition. They are just movies that I love, and that […]

Real Scary Halloween Movies

Halloween Watchlist – Real Scary

Welcome to Part Three of my Halloween Watchlist. In Part One, I recommended some horror movies that would make you laugh. Part Two was a collection from my favorite horror genre, found footage movies. Those films may be scary because of their realism, but nothing is more terrifying than real-life stories of the supernatural, paranormal, […]

Halloween Watchlist – Scary Funny

Well, here we are in October, which means it’s time for…what season are the stores already celebrating? Christmas? And then Saint Patrick’s Day next week? Ugh. Well, I’m a purist, and this is the Halloween season. Every year at this time, it seems like everyone puts together a list of their favorite horror movies, so […]

Spring Heeled Jack

Spring Heeled Jack

Spring is in the air and for some of the world’s cryptids, it’s also in their step.  Take Spring Heeled Jack, for instance.  This is a guy who witnesses claim could jump over walls, all while cackling maniacally at others’ fear and misfortune.  What a schadenfreude. The tale of Spring Heeled Jack is not for […]

St. Paul’s (nearly) invincible Churchyard

St. Paul’s Chapel and Churchyard opened in 1766. At this moment, that brings the structures age to approximately 248 years old. It is the oldest public building still in use in NYC, and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960. With approximately 1,000 interments in a space smaller than 1/4 of a city block, […]