Elizabeth Bathory was accused of the murder and torture of 650 women and girls between 1590 and 1610. The lion’s share of these atrocities are said to have been committed at Čachtice Castle, a 13th-century Romanesque fortress in the former Hungarian Empire.
Besides being one of Los Angeles’ most striking historic homes, Sowden House also happens to be the decades-long residence of the man many LAPD officers believe killed the Black Dahlia.
New Amsterdam Theater
For Olive Thomas, it was the only place she was ever truly happy. So it’s no surprise that the showgirl and cinema ingenue would return to the New Amsterdam Theater after a truly horrifying death for an eternal encore.
Best of 2019: Urban Legend: The Clown Statue
Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: A bulbous red nose. Tufts of neon hair. A bright red mouth stretched into an unnatural smile. There are few things more unsettling than the visage of a creepy clown... And few things more terrifying than a killer clown loose in your own home.
Best of 2019: Bride’s Pool
Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: A beautiful bride, a clumsy porter, a tragic death. The tale of the Bride’s Pool in Hong Kong tells of a terrible accident leading to the drowning of a young bride to be. To this day, she seeks unsuspecting victims she can drag below the surface, hoping to remedy her eternal loneliness.