Suicide Mouse, the forgotten footage…

A friend of mine recently sent me a link to  a story entitled, “Creepy Disney Urban Legends“. I’m not a huge Disney fanatic but I decided to read the article none-the-less. One story in particular stuck with me. It involves a Mickey Mouse cartoon that apparently has the ability to induce madness in all who…

Suicide Forest, Japan

I first heard about the Aokigahara Forest several years ago and have been fascinated ever since.  In the spirit of Halloween, I share the story with you… Aokigahara Forest, also known as “the Sea of Trees” and “Suicide Forest”, is a forest that lies at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. The forest contains a…

Isla de las Munecas – The Island of the Dolls

Known as “La Isla de la Munecas”, by the Spanish, The Island of the Dolls is one of the creepiest tourist attractions in Mexico.  South of Mexico City and located within an extensive network of canals, the island is a place of mystery and superstition.  Almost every tree growing on the island is decorated with…

A Few Vintage Spooks

I’ve always had a fascination with ghosts (much to the dismay of my scientist parents).  I loved Casper as a child, in elementary school I devoured every library book I could get my hands on that dealt with the paranormal and as an adult I went so far as to take a ghost hunting class…

Robert the Doll

Stories of the odd and unexplainable always interest me.  One of the oddest stories I’ve ever heard involves a doll named Robert.  The doll, which is said to be cursed, was originally owned by the son of Key West painter and author Robert Eugene Otto.  The family had a Bahamian servant who was said to be skilled…