Cremated Alive We fire up the retort as we look at the third of a terrifying triumvirate of Victorian death-fears: being embalmed alive, dissected alive, and cremated alive.
The Glitter and the Ghoul The glittering Cheapside Hoard of jewels was haunted by a tall Elizabethan ghost.
Bouncing Beds Reports of beds that vibrate, rock, and bounce by themselves.
The Haunted Cab The London cab haunted by the bloody, cut-throat ghost of a suicide.
A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities such as Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s death-car, a deadly opal ring, and a drunkard’s chair.
The Waxen Effigy of a Child The horribly realistic waxen effigy of a child, created to commemorate a murder.
The Wild Cat’s Portrait The eyes of a life-sized wild cat portrait brought destruction to the drawing’s owners. A tale of a haunted drawing.
Damned Desks Damned desks, in the Fortean sense, that are haunted or hoodooed.
Tick-Tock – A Medium Clock A mediumistic clock communicated accurate information by ticks and tocks.
The Haunted Rocking Chair Stories of haunted rocking chairs in our October series of “Objects of the Damned.”