Halloween Spooky Primer: Whether You Are Going Out or Staying Home

Ok, let’s get to it, as today is Halloween. Spooky History: We have you covered with our Old World origins of The Spooky Holiday Trifecta, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2  Want To Get Out On Halloween? Haunted Houses.com  helps you find both Halloween Haunted Houses in your area, and real Haunted Houses plus Ghost Tours. (It can take […]

Haunted Places Throughout The Entire United States: A Spooky Primer

Halloween is said to be the time when the veil between the living and the dead is at its thinnest.  So, what better time to explore Haunted places around the United States? Here at Spooky Things Online, we’d like to present you, for your Halloween frightening  pleasure, a veritable smorgasbord of haunted places throughout the […]

Spooky holidays:  Solstice tales – The Werewolves of Anne Rice

Holiday greetings, dear spookyfans!  Are you enjoying the Grim(m) Season so far?  Yes, the days keep growing shorter, which leaves us in the northern hemisphere with longer evenings for things to go bump in the night. As you may know, there are certain astronomical events during the year that held special significance for the ancients […]

Happy Halloween!! Local frights in the night

UPDATED  Nov. 1, 2013, 8:00pm Greetings, guys, girls and ghouls – it’s All Hallows Eve 2013!  Are you all dolled up tonight?  Or just sitting at home on a dark and stormy night, handing our goodies to the kiddies who dare to knock after seeing your terrifying outside display?  Whatever your poison tonight, relax and […]

The Guest Who Wouldn’t Check Out: Bernie Kopell’s Ghost Story

Bernie Kopell, who portrayed “Doc” on The Love Boat and “Siegfried” on the original TV series Get Smart (as well as a cameo in the 2008 feature film version of the latter) had a first-rate ghost tale on this recent episode of Celebrity Ghost Story.  It was much like the one we posted from Dick […]

Evil New Orleans Ghost: Meshach Taylor’s Story

Happy Mardi Gras weekend, y’all!!!  You didn’t think we’d let it go by without a good N’Awlins story, now did you?  Naturally, we have another celeb ghost tale for you, but this one is geographically correct for the holiday. Now, bearing in mind what makes a good ghost story, this particular one with Meshach Taylor […]

November: it’s dark, dreary and time for … Haunted Houses

Marie:  You know, any month that starts with a Day of the Dead is sending you a message that things are going to get worse before they get better.  I don’t know about you in California, but out here in Chicago, the days are certainly getting gloomier.  You get one or two days of Indian […]