Louisville’s Hoodoo Dog The Hoodoo Dog of Louisville, Kentucky was said to doom any man he befriended.
Death Masks Death and injury caused by Halloween masks and false-face pranks.
A Bit of the Old Ultra Violet Violet and purple ghosts, spook lights, and visions.
The Quick and the Red. Ghostly visions of old women in red cloaks–what do they mean?
A Spot of Bother: Jack the Ink-Slinger Jack the Ink-Slinger had a fetish for spraying purple ink on ladies’ dresses.
The Old Lady with the Nails An old lady with a hammer and nails menaces a dormitory of schoolboys in a nightmarish vision.
Eating Holy Clay A disturbing ritual from Ireland where clay from graves is eaten to protect against disease and sin. Unfortunately more was ingested than just clay.
Cholera Curiosities Fortean curiosities of cholera including blue fog, sulfurous stenches, vanishing birds. and Women in Black.
The Voluntary Lunatic A Spiritualist tells lady mediums how to avoid involuntary commitment to lunatic asylums.
Kiss the Corpse and Then You Die The custom of kissing the corpse often led to death from infectious disease.