Through the Veil

Through the Veil

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Jack and the Beanstalk
May 04, 2020

The man Jack appears in a number of English folk tales. Often depicted as a lazy man or boy, Jack overcomes challenges and wins with trickery and cleverness. Of all the many stories featuring a variant of Jack, one is certainly the most famous: the story

March 16, 2020

Throughout the stories of Europe are tales of the dead returning to wretched life to haunt the living. Some wish to drink our blood, others to torment us for perceived wrongs. Others return with strange purpose and stranger abilities. These revenants can

The Dancing Plague
March 02, 2020

In the summer of 1518, the town of Strasbourg faced a strange malady. The infection spread rapidly, caused a great deal of stress and pain, and then just as suddenly vanished. Those infected found themselves unable to stop themselves from dancing. They da

Haunted Roads
February 17, 2020

The long, lonely stretches of road all over the world may appear empty at first glance, but they are full of ghost stories. Ghostly hitchhikers, phantom vehicles, imps, and all manner of terrifying beast make their home along the bends and lanes of the wo

Barney and Betty Hill
February 10, 2020

On the night of September 19th, 1961, Barney and Betty Hill were driving home on a lonely, country road when the unexpected and impossible happened. They were abducted by aliens. Their story, told and retold, referenced in pop culture, and interview becam

Matthew Hopkins
February 03, 2020

Out of 300 years of witch-hunts and trials in England, one fourteen month period saw more than half of the executions for witchcraft in the nation's history. This violent time occurred at the hands of a self-righteous man of East Anglia. Under the guidanc

Witch Bottles
January 27, 2020

Join me in exploring the stories of Witch Bottles, powerful counter-magical charms that were popular in Elizabethan England.

Sundry Wishes
January 20, 2020

Join me in a brief exploration of a few of the many ways we can wish.

Wish Upon A Star
January 13, 2020

Join me in exploring the mythology of stars, and their capabilities as wish-granters.

Wishing Wells
January 06, 2020

Join me in exploring the history and stories of the powerful and humble wishing well.