Montauk Point Lighthouse, c. 1796, Montauk, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York It’s a curious phenomenon that people who live far from the ocean … [Read more...] about A True Ghost Story for Christmas: Abigail of Montauk Point Lighthouse
I know I covered this once before, but sometimes you need more details. A commenter asked if Halloween/Samhain isn’t October 31, as I had … [Read more...] about The difference between Halloween and Samhain is in the stars and on the calendar
MT. VERNON, INDIANA IS A RIVER TOWN. Set on the Ohio river near the place where it is fed by the Big Wabash River, its past and present depends … [Read more...] about Roaming the night in Mt. Vernon, Indiana on the trail of Black Annie and a haunting ghost story from my childhood
MARK TWAIN SAID IT BEST … "sometimes too much to drink is barely enough" It seemed like a good idea at the time. I was experimenting with … [Read more...] about Pouring through the absinthe options because what else would be a goth’s drink of choice?
In which the author issues a rare apology When I heard that WGN was making a series based on the Salem witch hysteria, I was skeptical. Then I saw … [Read more...] about Prithee WGN’s Salem, forgive me, for I confess I was wrong
I had a fresh buzz on, realized it was time to eat and was just about to sit down with it when I remembered … the debate. It was just starting and I … [Read more...] about So I got stoned and ended up watching the debate …