Film

The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It

Back in October, I wrote this article about the Arne Johnson murder case that was recently brought to the big screen in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. After watching the movie, I want to talk about how the movie compares to the real-life case…

Cults

The Ant Hill Kids

In 2011, former cult leader Roch Theriault was stabbed to death in prison. His murderer turned himself in and said “That piece of shit is down on the range. Here’s the knife, I’ve sliced him up.” Sounds brutal, right?

Misc

Possibly In Michigan

If you’ve read my article about the Youtube series “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared,” you’ll know how much I adore the combination of horror and musicals. I’m back again to tell you about another one of my personal favorites: the 1983 short film “Possibly in Michigan.”…

True Crime

Arne Johnson – The Devil Made Me Do It

In 1981, the town of Brookfield, Connecticut, went through two huge historic moments. The first occurred in February when the town recorded its first ever murder. The second happened nine months later in November, when the defense of not guilty due to demonic possession was used during a trial for the first time…

Haunted Objects

Annabelle

In real life, Annabelle was a Raggedy Ann doll, but in the film, she was an old, porcelain doll. Annabelle later got her own movie series, Annabelle, that reinterpreted the story of Annabelle and served as a prequel to the Conjuring movies….

TV

Mel’s Official AHS Ranking

Anyone with a Netflix account and a love for anthology TV shows should be watching American Horror Story. With season ten upcoming (although we don’t know when), I thought I’d sit down and really put some thought into how I would rank all nine seasons of the show….

TV

The Haunting of Hill House

If you have a Netflix account, you absolutely must watch the series “The Haunting of Hill House.” When I say this is one of the best TV shows I have ever seen, I’m not exaggerating. It’s rare that a show will impact me in such a way that I can talk about it as much as I do with “Hill House.”

Cults

The Family

Two decades of fraud, child abuse, illegal substance use, and prepping for the end of times were brought to an end only after one member escaped and told the police all about “The Family.” And oh, there was a lot to tell.

Misc

PLEASE Hug Me, I’m Scared

I’ve seen all kinds of videos from every corner of the world wide web. But there’s one series of Youtube videos that stuck with me from the first time I saw it many years ago: the “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” series.