Killer Budgie: The Genteel & the Unspeakable from Chris Woodyard

The Frost Coffin

The Frost Coffin A coffin and mourning scene is seen on a frosty window of a house of death by four police officers and a watchman.

The Singing None

The Singing None The Catholic family who visited Jumi├Ęges Abbey in the summer of 1913 were surprised and delighted at the plain chant they heard in the bare, ruined choir, sung by a chorus of — none.

Magical Folk and Munes

Magical Folk and Munes Magical Folk has just been published and I contributed a chapter on American fairies. We also look at the “Munes” a brand new (in 1916) breed of American fairies.

The Gobblers’ll Git You, If You Don’t Watch Out!

The Gobblers’ll Git You, If You Don’t Watch Out! Ghostly gobblers who tap at your windows and gobble in the garret…

Louisville’s Hoodoo Dog

Louisville’s Hoodoo Dog The Hoodoo Dog of Louisville, Kentucky was said to doom any man he befriended.

Christopher Crellius and the Savior of the Swamp

Christopher Crellius and the Savior of the Swamp Trapped in a swamp, the Polish theologian Christopher Crellius finds an unlikely savior in a mysterious small man.