New Orleans visitors interested in macabre history are required to pass by the LaLaurie Mansion, located at 1140 Royal Street. Its genteel exterior masks its horrifying history, revealed 181 years ago today when a fateful fire broke out and the secrets within its walls were unleashed.
This work by olga-idealist on deviantART makes for an excellent Halloween wallpaper. The full work is below.
The trailer for The Houses October Built already has us fuming with jealousy. It centers around a group of friends on a October search for the scariest and most intense haunted house ever. A trip I would give my last dollar to go on. And of course, things go terribly wrong.
When a girl wanders into a haunted house to escape a storm, she's horrified...by how dirty the house is. In this short webcomic by Jemma Salume, the best way to deal with ghosts is not with violence or mystical rites, but with a bit of sprucing up.
When do you need to tell a prospective buyer your house is haunted? Where do you need a license to practice necromancy or to be reincarnated? And where can you file a lawsuit against a supernatural being? These real-life laws will tell you all that and more.
Jump-scare master James Wan of Insidious is back with a REAL story about REAL ghosts. And to prove the real-life spooky roots for his next film The Conjuring, the studio has re-assembled the original owners of the haunted house from Rhode Island. The Perron family. But does the "authenticity" make it more scary?
Director James Wan delivered chills in Saw and Insidious. Will his haunted house movie The Conjuring live up to creepy expectations? Check out this first tense trailer.
Hong Kong has one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, with home prices rising 70 percent since 2009. But a new real estate niche market offers greatly discounted home prices, if you're willing to bunk with the former residents' ghosts.
Holy creepy ghost children is Insidious really freaking scary. Sure, the movie is a bit of a fragmented (and ofttimes foolish) mess but it still scared the crap out of us.
Looking to add a little variety to your Halloween scares? Pittsburgh's ScareHouse has broken away from the usual zombies, mummies, and werewolves to bring thrill seekers steampunk-flavored scares, with mutants, rebel scientists, gunfire, and of course, plenty of gas masks.