Haunted Houses

Culture

The Haunted House That Features Scares Like Debt and Awkward Moments

Prepare to be horrified.
Jordan Foisy
10.25.17
Ghosts

What It's Like to Go Ghost Hunting When You Don't Believe in Ghosts

I went on an all-night paranormal investigation in the basement of an old morgue and I only laughed once.
Jesse Donaldson
10.18.17
Travel

When a Prison Becomes a Haunted House

Some former prisons now cater to haunted-house enthusiasts and people who believe in the paranormal.
Deonna Anderson
7.5.16
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

'Advice for the Haunted': Fiction by Rachel Swearingen

In this new story from Rachel Swearingen, a young couple buys a Lincoln Park flat and lives among the deceased former owner's belongings... and spirit.
Rachel Swearingen
11.9.15
Travel

I Went Ghost Hunting and Didn't Find Shit

Ghost hunting turns out to have a lot in common with listening to a broken radio.
Kaleb Horton
11.1.15
Halloween

The 10 Most Haunted Houses on Earth

Asylums, murder houses, and military hospitals galore.
Emily Kirkpatrick
10.30.15
News

​Why Did a Ghost Hunter Stab Himself Inside a Famous Ax-Murder House?

An Iowa tourist attraction got extra weird earlier this month when a recreational paranormal investigation turned unexpectedly—and somewhat mysteriously—violent.
Josiah Hesse
11.18.14
Travel

The Terrors in LA's 'Existential Haunted House' Are Inside Your Own Head

ALONE: An Existential Haunting is an elaborate (and expensive) Halloween event in downtown Los Angeles that focuses less on ghouls and zombies and more on making you feel like shit.
Justin Caffier
10.30.14
Travel

A Nighttime Visit to LA's Notorious Los Feliz Murder Mansion

On December 7, 1959, sometime between midnight and dawn, Dr. Harold N. Perelson lost his mind. After beating his wife to death with a hammer he attacked his daughter—who survived—and then killed himself by drinking a glass of acid.
Mike Pearl
10.27.14
NSFW

This Is What the Inside of an Erotic Haunted House Looks Like

I went on a trip to San Francisco's Hell in the Armory, an "an adult-themed haunted house" in the basement of the world's largest porn mansion.
Anubha Momin
10.25.14
Stuff

I Was a Haunted House's Werewolf Pirate

I am being turned into a werewolf pirate captain. Or, more specifically, a pirate captain who’s in the process of turning into a werewolf. This takes two hours of painstaking makeup work, including layers and layers of goo, paint, and prosthetics.
Luke Winkie
10.29.12
Stuff

The Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast Is a Real Boner Killer

Don’t take dates to haunted houses because it will only make them nauseous and cry and then they won’t sleep with you.
Kelly McClure
2.17.12