Hillside Cemetery, part of the Witches Triangle in Whitewater

Digging up Bizarre Lore in Wisconsin’s Second Salem

Tracking down Wisconsin’s strangest legends, from the Beast of Bray Road and the Amityville Horror house to the witches of Whitewater’s haunted cemeteries.

The Giant Spider Invasion

The Giant Spider Invasion

The Giant Spider Invasion hatched upon the world a hoard of monstrous alien arachnids and the greatest low-budget horror film ever made

Childhood home of presidential assassin Charles Guiteau in Wisconsin

Presidential Assassin Charles Guiteau Grew Up in this Wisconsin Ghost Town

Ulao may be gone, but history will not forget this Wisconsin ghost town’s most deranged resident – the man who shot President Garfield.

Hotdogs & Crop Circles

In Search Of: Hotdogs & Crop Circles

Wherein a supernatural southern Gothic horror novel inadvertently inspires a trip into rural Wisconsin where hotdogs, UFOs, and peacocks run amok in the wild.

John Babbacomb Lee - The Man They Couldn't Hang

John “Babbacombe” Lee: The Man They Could Not Hang

Convicted 19th-century killer John “Babbacombe” Lee cheated death on the gallows in England, became a minor celebrity, and died secretly in Milwaukee.