Posted on 06/16/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While June 16, 1818, has long been held as the day that Mary Shelley sat down (or, rather, sat up)...

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Posted on 04/25/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This is exactly what a Millennial with a case of the Mondays needs: the option to buy Goosebumps-themed sneakers. Author...

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Posted on 03/01/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An appropriately eerie donation has been made to the Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia. The Guardian reports that literary collector...

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Posted on 12/30/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You might think that A Christmas Carol is the most-adapted ghost story of all time. And you’re possibly right, given...

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Posted on 12/14/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Shirley Jackson, horror author and short-story master, was born on this day in 1919. She is best known for her...

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Posted on 10/27/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Think you’re too old for middle-grade horror tales like R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series? Well, think again. Madelyne Xiao, like bookworms...

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Posted on 10/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” is coming to Netflix. The short story will serve as...

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Posted on 09/20/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A rare first-edition copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has sold at auction for $1.17 million. That’s well over the expected...

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Posted on 09/09/2021 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new Stephen King short story is exclusively available through a website that allows charities to fundraise by selling digital...

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Posted on 08/31/2021 at 04:05 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most of you likely knew that Candyman, the current box-office hit, is a remake of an earlier movie. But did...

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