Posts tagged
‘Elliott O’Donnell’

National Ghost Hunting Day

National Ghost Hunting Day Celebrating National Ghost Hunting Day with profiles of famous ghost hunters and stories of spook seekers, amateur or professional.

Creature Feature: The Maggot in the Churchyard

Creature Feature: The Maggot in the Churchyard Man-sized in Maggot. A Yorkshire postman is confronted with a human-sized maggot haunting a churchyard and spreading disease to the neighborhood.

A Prolonged Wail of Horror: A Banshee in England

A Prolonged Wail of Horror: A Banshee in England As a rule, however, the Banshee is not seen, it is only heard, and it announces its advent in a variety of ways; sometimes by groaning, sometimes by wailing, and sometimes by uttering the most blood-curdling of screams, which I can only liken to the screams a woman might make if she were being done to death in a very cruel and violent manner….

“A Mass of Fetid Jelly:” The Ghost of a Germ

“A Mass of Fetid Jelly:” The Ghost of a Germ: The first in a series of Things That Scare Us begins with a bizarre story about the fear of disease and of fungoid things with invisible tentacles. Elementals may also enter into it.

The Featureless Horror, the Skeleton Driver, and a Faceless Hitchhiker

he Featureless Horror, the Skeleton Driver, and a Faceless Hitchhiker A faceless hitchhiker, a featureless creature, and a phantom automobile with a skeletal driver–more sinister road ghosts.

Headless in Hyde Park: Tales of phantom heads

Headless in Hyde Park: Tales of phantom heads A collection of stories of ghostly, disembodied heads, mostly malevolent and usually in a state of vilest decomposition.