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Video: The History Of Halloween – Halloween Traditions Explained

Video: The History Of Halloween – Halloween Traditions Explained

The history of Halloween is long and complex but here’s a video sharing a lot of information in a short six minute presentation. The video brings a lot of known information together with some lesser-known details such as the fascinating legend of Stingy Jack. Treat the video is a broad overlook of the Halloween origins which will lead you to to further research of your own. It’s intriguing stuff! Video: The History Of Halloween – Halloween Traditions Explained Video Credit:…

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5 Nostalgic Horror Computer Games of the 1990s

5 Nostalgic Horror Computer Games of the 1990s

Growing up in the 1970s and ’80s means I was fortunate enough to be present in the early days of home computers and games consoles. It was, however, the 1990s that saw me discover and explore the horror genre to the full via video games. Through video games I was able to slake my thirst for all things horror via the games being released. Games that blew me away with their cutting edge graphics, atmospheric audio and immersive story telling….

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Video: The Man Who Made Witchcraft (Pagan Documentary) – WICCA

Video: The Man Who Made Witchcraft (Pagan Documentary) – WICCA

A fascinating documentary from 2011 about Gerald Gardner (13 June 1884–12 February 1964) and the religion he created in England during the 1940s – Wicca. Personally, I feel this documentary would be better titled, ‘The Man Who Made WICCA’. Anyone in the know will tell you witchcraft predates Wicca by quite some time and while the two compliment one another, they are separate entities. Then again, the followers of Wicca are used to non-believers holding misconceptions about them. Some of…

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Video: Stephen King, His Books, and Their Origins at Lisner Audiotorium

Video: Stephen King, His Books, and Their Origins at Lisner Audiotorium

If you’re looking for help with anything, on any subject, it’s always best to seek out the advice of an expert, some who can demonstrate their expertise. So, if you need help with writing horror who do you seek out? Who better than the master of horror, Stephen King? How about an hour and twenty minutes of pure gold from a writing genius? Are you up to it? Here it is and you’ll love what King has to say. How…

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Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends Part 2

Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends Part 2

Britain has a long and rich history and when it comes to urban legends we have more than our fair share of those too. Here we return to the wonderful ’MostAmazingTop10’ YouTube channel for another 10 scary British Urban Legends. Please visit their channel and subscribe to them for more great content. Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends Part 2 Description from the Youtube channel: Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends Subscribe To The MostAmazingTop10 Vlog Channel: http://bit.ly/2m8XhIR Hello! The…

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Video: How It’s Made – Books

Video: How It’s Made – Books

Here we see one process employed to produce books, catalogues, brochures and magazines. Unfortunately, gone are the days of the traditional printing presses and the labour intensive job of the book binder, these arts are slowly disappearing. While the modern printing processes make books more affordable and accessible they have lost some of the ‘art’ attached to the book production processes of old. In the video below we see how the printing process can be used for a range of…

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Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends

Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends

Britain has a long and rich history and when it comes to urban legends we have more than our fair share of those too. The following entertaining video lists 10 British urban legends and comes from the ‘MostAmazingTop10’ YouTube channel. Please visit their channel and subscribe to them for more great content. I have just one small criticism, the YouTube thumbnail for the video features ‘Old Jack’ who doesn’t actually make an appearance in the video. Top 10 Scary British Urban…

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25 Books That Will Scare You To Death

25 Books That Will Scare You To Death

A good scary story may be a very personal thing so what one person finds creepy may not be the same as anyone else. I like the featured list due to the fact it appears to be someone’s personal and not simply ripped from one of the many lists available on the internet which appear to be strikingly similar to one-another. What do you think of the list? Do you agree or disagree with any of the stories appearing in…

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