Stories of the Paranormal

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Jersey Devil

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Jersey Devil

The legend, or rather legends, of the Jersey Devil have haunted the once dark damp swamps of Southeastern New Jersey for over 300 years. However, do they bear any reality? Are they just the musings of angry or overly gregarious publishers of the past? Or, […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : Issie

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : Issie

While nearly everyone knows about Nessie, the Loch Ness monster, not as many know of Japan’s version of the beast known as Issie, or Issie-Kun. Issie can be found in Lake Ikeda on the island of Kyushu. Measuring only 233 meters in depth Lake Ikeda […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Ghosts of Hurricane Mills

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Ghosts of Hurricane Mills

Hurricane Mills, Tennessee is a small unincorporated community that is located on what is now better known as the Loretta Lynn Ranch. Many visit the location every year both as a musically historic location akin to Graceland and as a haunted hot spot. There are […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Garou

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Garou

Sometimes known as simply the Garou the shapeshifting beast of the Louisiana swamps has earned many names throughout the years. Included in these are the perhaps more well known Rougarou and the loup garou. The French origins of the creature can be seen in the […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Frogman

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Frogman

The History Although there are a few other vague references of frog like humanoid cryptids across the world the most famous comes from Cincinnati, Ohio. The Loveland Frog was first spotted in the summer of 1955 when a traveling salesman claimed to have seen three […]

Two Women Believe They Have Captured a Ghostly Image at Tyron Palace

Two Women Believe They Have Captured a Ghostly Image at Tyron Palace

Two women believe that they have captured what appears to be a ghostly image while visiting Tyron Palace in Bern. Danielle Hyde, 21, and Savanna Brown, 22, captured the image on a phone while touring the palace. The two state that they were not aware […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : Eastern State Penitentiary

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary Although there are a variety of historic prisons that are thought to be haunted such as the Ohio State┬áReformatory (also known as the Mansfield Reformatory) or Alcatraz, there is something about Eastern State Penitentiary that has captured the imaginations of paranormal enthusiasts […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : Dogmen

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : Dogmen

The Michigan Dogman In the cryptozoology world, one of the best-known specimens of the dogmen is the Michigan Dogman. This legend comes from Wexford County, Michigan and first appeared in the late 1800’s. According to the legend, two lumberjacks were out one night when they […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Chupacabra

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Chupacabra

The Legend The Chupacabra is perhaps one of the best-known cryptids of the American southwest as well as Central and South America. It is believed that the creature is a small bipedal beast that drains the blood from various farm animals. The name “Chupacabra” itself […]

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Bell Witch

Monsters and Ghosts A to Z : The Bell Witch

The Legend The tale of the Bell Witch begins in the early 1800’s when a man by the name of John Bell and his family began experiencing paranormal phenomenon in a quiet farmhouse in the northern part of Robertson county Tennessee. Bell had settled in […]