Occult

Are Online Psychic Readings Worth It?

Are Online Psychic Readings Worth It?

Even before the pandemic forced us all into our Hobbit holes for six months, online psychic readings were already becoming the norm. Instead of finding a trustworthy psychic in your area, you can simply find someone online to do a tarot reading, examine your star chart, or other divination. The …

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Examining Paranormal America

Examining Paranormal America

A new book looks at paranormal beliefs in the United States and why Americans are so fascinated with Ghosts, UFOs, Bigfoot and more in both its culture and religion. Today, more Americans than ever are fascinated with and/or have embraced some portion of phenomena we refer to as paranormal. There …

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The Origins of ‘Bloody Mary’

The Origins of ‘Bloody Mary’

If you’ve ever been a tween girl at a sleepover, then you’ve probably know about all about Bloody Mary. No, not that kind of Bloody Mary. Wait, is that a whole shrimp being used as garnish? I think we’ve discovered the real horror here. But we were talking about the …

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Where Do Urban Legends Come From?

Where Do Urban Legends Come From?

From Bloody Mary to Slender Man, urban legends are modern-day tales of monsters and mayhem that just won’t die. Young people trade them at slumber parties, summer camps, internet message boards, and college dorm rooms. They inspire Hollywood, too, reinforcing the legends even more. But how do they start? And …

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