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Legends & Lore

  • The Snallygaster
    Every night, the people of Frederick County, Maryland make sure their kids are in the house and their livestock is safely in the barn. They don’t want them to become dinner for the terrible Snallygaster…
  • The Manananggal
    A Manananggal is a kind of vampire. It’s part of a group of Filipino creatures called Aswang, which are shape-shifting vampires. Just like a vampire, a Manananggal has teeth that turn into fangs…
  • Hans Trapp – The Christmas Scarecrow
    ‘Tis the season to be…something. What you’re gonna be depends on where you live. Here in America, we’re supposed to be jolly. But I’m here to inject a little scary into your holiday…
  • The Legend of Bloody Mary
    “Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary”… I bet a lot of you have done this. Light a candle, shut the light, look in the mirror, and say her name three times. Look in the mirror and concentrate. Then wait. When I did it nothing happened, of course. Although according to the legend one of three things is supposed to happen…
  • The Legend of Vampires
    What happened to all the vampires? How did they go from scary, soulless murdering demons to sappy, romance novel characters? People used to be terrified of them! They stayed in at night, hung garlic and crucifixes to keep them out, and stayed away from cemeteries and anyplace they thought one would be living. Now people fall in love with them. Where did vampires come from? Where did it all go wrong?
  • Charlie No-Face a/k/a The Green Man
    There’s a legend in Beaver County, Pennsylvania about a creature they call The Green Man. They say he’s got glowing eyes, green skin, and a horrible face….
  • The Anti-Santas
    Merry Christmas? Not always! Although we all wait for Santa to come down the chimney and shove all the crap we want under the tree, it isn’t  just Santa out and about in December…