Sunday, May 19, 2019
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Browsing the "legends" Tag

Camper Appreciation

“Come on, Jim, you know it’s going to suck.” I didn’t nod, though I wanted to.  Mark was right, as usual.  Most of camp had sucked, to be honest. Tom, on the other hand, tried once more to be the [...]

January 16, 2019 Beings and Entities, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Nature and the Outdoors, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends

The Sick Chair

In a sparsely-populated German settlement, the Becker family earned their living raising and slaughtering cattle.  At that time, those who called the hilly, oak and maple-dotted valley home found quality meat hard to come by.  But Markus Becker and his [...]

January 13, 2019 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Ghosts and Spirits, Medical and Hospitals, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

The New Year’s Suicides

I usually spend every New Year’s celebration at home with a bottle of liquor as my only dependable company. Last year, I was doing just that while binge watching Supernatural. I remember checking my phone to see what time it [...]

December 30, 2018 Beings and Entities, Christmas and Holidays, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Folklore and Folktales, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

I Met the Rat King

I found it three weeks ago, or rather, I found them. A knotted circle of fur, claws, and death. Six rats, tangled together by their tails, thrashed about my front lawn with little direction. Their shrieks pierced the air of [...]

December 29, 2018 Animals and Wildlife, Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

Campfire Stories

“In the morning, she goes to wake her friend, so she won’t be late for class. She doesn’t realize right away why her friend isn’t answering, why she’s not getting up. Then she pulls back the blanket. Her friend’s throat [...]

December 19, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends
how it began

How It Began

The wind was blistering cold, the kind of wind that would pierce any clothing you happen to be wearing no matter how thick. Something about cold air makes sound travel further, especially high-pitched screaming. Even today, with our substantial medical [...]

May 26, 2018 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends
Lydia's Bridge

Lydia’s Bridge

With the windshield wipers swishing back and forth against a heavy late-autumn rain, I chased my car’s headlights down a long stretch of two-lane country road deeper into the odd hours of the night. I couldn’t see much aside from [...]

January 28, 2018 Ghosts and Spirits, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends
That Which listens from the shadow

That Which Listens From The Shadows

Not every tribe of the first people made their way into the history books. While some of our cousins traded and warred with the white man when he arrived on our shores, some of fell back into the wilderness, far [...]

December 11, 2017 Beings and Entities, Myths and Legends

Heaven’s Herb

In the wake of the 2016 American election, several changes occurred in the country. One of the more highly publicized and celebrated of these developments was California’s legalization of marijuana for recreational use. While the objective impact has thus far [...]

April 28, 2017 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Dreams and Nightmares, Drugs and Addictions, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Rites and Rituals, Strange and Unexplained
El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman

El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman

El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman from Yes Boss on Vimeo. Disobedient kids all over Latin America have always feared El Cuco. The mystery boogeyman appears out of nowhere to kidnap and eat children that don’t obey their parents. [...]

April 1, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends