- More Weight: The Fate of Accused Salem Wizzard Giles Corey
During the Salem Witch Trials, Giles Corey was crushed to death with rocks for refusing to enter a plea for the accusations of witchcraft made against him.
- Posted October 13, 2018
- Sometimes Dead is Better: Watch the Pet Sematary Trailer
The ground goes bad in the first trailer for the upcoming Pet Sematary remake.
- Posted October 10, 2018
- Digging Up Weird History in Milwaukee’s Oldest Cemeteries
The "man they couldn't hang," a priest's lonely crypt, the Midwest's first crematorium, and other strange bits of history can be found in Milwaukee's historic cemeteries.
- Posted September 23, 2018
- Watch the Trailer for the New Peculiar Children Book ‘Map of Days’
The peculiar children come to America and encounter unimaginable new dangers in Map of Days, the new novel in the Miss Peregrine series from Ransom Riggs.
- Posted September 20, 2018
- These Macabre Guillotine Earrings Were All the Rage During France’s “Reign of Terror”
So many people were executed during the "reign of terror" in France that depictions of the guillotine and beheading became popular and fashionable.
- Posted September 16, 2018
- Morbid Must-Reads: 2018 Fall Reading List
Dig into these morbid and fascinating book recommendations for the fall season from Cult of Weird.
- Posted September 15, 2018
- 13 Spooky Vintage Board Games to Play on Halloween
Battle monsters, ghosts, voodoo curses, boobytrapped mansions, haunted carnival rides, and more with these vintage spooky board games.
- Posted September 10, 2018
- Webster Colcord’s Bizarre Backyard Barbecue
Is something burning? This backyard barbecue gets crispy in this short film by stop-motion animator Webster Colcord.
- Posted September 5, 2018
- Occult Rituals in the Backwoods of Wisconsin
Were the violent rituals of Satanic cults in the Wisconsin woods responsible for creatures like the goatman and the Beast of Bray Road?
- Posted August 28, 2018
- Bray Road Beast: Documentary Tracks Down Wisconsin Werewolf Legend
The latest documentary from Small Town Monsters tracks down one of Wisconsin's strangest legends.
- Posted August 15, 2018
- I Visited a Local UFO Hotspot During the Annual Gathering of Tinfoil Hat Enthusiasts
UFO enthusiasts have been gathering in this Wisconsin town for 30 years to share their experiences and catch a glimpse of something strange in the sky.
- Posted July 27, 2018
- Stream this Documentary About Ghana’s Most Celebrated Fantasy Coffin Maker
Paa Joe creates masterpieces meant to be buried six feet under.
- Posted July 23, 2018
- Friday Featured Oddities #4: Lake Monster, Haunted House Spray, and Skeletal John Wayne Gacy
Today's gathering of weird art and morbid oddities for sale.
- Posted July 13, 2018
- Friday Featured Oddities #3: Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
Today's featured oddities are a collection of memento mori, a reminder to never forget the transitory nature of life.
- Posted June 15, 2018