Artist creates bizarre crocheted skeletal remains

We have some bizarre art for sale at the Lucky Lizard. But we also have to tip our hats to people who create amazingly bizarre works. Caitlin T. McCormack is one such artist. Using string, Caitlin creates intricate animal skeletons that will cause a double-take. Here is a video with some startling examples. (Warning: the funky music might need to… Read more →

Buried alive in Brazil

You may have seen a recent story repeated from with titles like “Woman Buried Alive, Funeral Goers Hear Screams From The Grave.” Snopes declares this story to be false, and is is honestly unlikely that with the embalming processes commonly used in the United States that someone would make to the grave alive. However, it is not unheard of,… Read more →

Loch Ness monster hunter not giving up

After nearly a quarter of a century, Steve Feltham is still on the hunt for Nessie, the mysterious creature reported to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. A July 16 article in The Times newspaper claimed that Feltham was giving up the search because he had concluded that Nessie is a catfish. (This New York Post version of the… Read more →

The real Annabelle

Yesterday we told you about Joliet the haunted doll. She is not the most terrifying story we found. In fact, there are many, many reports of haunted dolls. Because of the film depictions, the most famous is probably Annabelle. Demonologists, Ed and Lorraine Warren, were the investigators who encountered this haunted doll. As you can see, the real doll looks a… Read more →

Nosferatu director’s head stolen!

Truth is often stranger than fiction. A July 14th article of German news site Spiegel:Online, (original German or Google translation) reports that the skull of director, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau (1888-1931), has apparently been stolen from the family mausoleum. Murnau introduced vampires to film with his classic 1922 silent film, “Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror.” It appears that the thieves… Read more →