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The scary short story by author Edgar Allan Poe, Berenice. Check it out as well as other horror sto Short Horror Stories, Penny Dreadful, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy Names, Ghost Stories, Trance, Folklore, Check It Out, Horror Movies

Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe - Moon Mausoleum

"Berenice" is a short horror story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the Southern Literary Messenger in 1835. The story follows a man named Egaeus who is preparing to marry his cousin Berenice. He has a tendency to fall into periods of intense focus during which he seems to separate himself from the outside world.

The scary short story by author Edgar Allan Poe, Berenice. Check it out as well as other horror sto Short Horror Stories, Penny Dreadful, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy Names, Ghost Stories, Trance, Folklore, Check It Out, Horror Movies

Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe - Moon Mausoleum

"Berenice" is a short horror story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the Southern Literary Messenger in 1835. The story follows a man named Egaeus who is preparing to marry his cousin Berenice. He has a tendency to fall into periods of intense focus during which he seems to separate himself from the outside world.

Five pandemic movies Ghost Stories, True Stories, Flu Epidemic, Short Horror Stories, Game Of Throne Actors, The Vanishing, Timothy Olyphant, Penny Dreadful, Happy Endings

5 Pandemic Movies to Watch during the Pandemic - Moon Mausoleum

In these times so many of us turn to these horrible movies that reflect our time. Pandemic movies have never been watched so much as now. Why is it so that a real threat leads to a thirst to watch more about it? Is it the feeling of being prepared that makes us seek out these movies? Is it assurance that at least we don't have it that bad, or is it more the recognition, and that these movies are not as far fetched as they once were? So here are five, non-zombie pandemics to get us through…

The legend of the Mothman Mothman Sightings, The Mothman Prophecies, Towns In West Virginia, The Omen, Strange Tales, Weird Dreams, Penny Dreadful, Monster S, Black Men

The Legend of the Mothman - Moon Mausoleum

A haunted town, or just a townie with the biggest hoax of all time? The legend of the Mothman reached a craze in the small town of Point Pleasant in West Virginia in the 60's. It has everything from a classic pulp science fiction movie from that time. UFO's, monsters in the sky, an abandoned chemical plant from the war and a Black 57' Chevy. This is the story of the Mothman that terrorized the people of the small town. And... today?

  High Pictures, Penny Dreadful, Edgar Allan Poe, Ghost Stories, Happy Endings, Wasting Time, Folklore, Horror Movies, Literature

Eleonora by Edgar Allan Poe - Moon Mausoleum

"Eleonora" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1842 in Philadelphia in the literary annual The Gift. It is often regarded as somewhat autobiographical and has a relatively "happy" ending. The story follows an unnamed narrator who lives with his cousin and aunt in "The Valley of the Many-Colored Grass", an idyllic paradise full of fragrant flowers, fantastic trees, and a "River of Silence". It remains untrodden by the footsteps of strangers and so they live isolated but…

There are countless, countless, COUNTLESS ballads, songs, poems and plays about ghosts and haunting Ghost Stories, True Stories, Shirley Collins, Allison Krauss, Elizabeth Bathory, Short Horror Stories, Mothman, Penny Dreadful, Happy Endings

5 Songs About Ghosts - Moon Mausoleum

There are countless, countless, COUNTLESS ballads, songs, poems and plays about ghosts and hauntings throughout histories. But to find stories about songs about specific ghosts and hauntings is a bit more tricky. These are the selection we could find, but if you know about more, give notice as we are collecting!

A ranger on patrol gets a tip of hunter, hunting illegally. Ghost Stories, True Stories, Short Horror Stories, Mothman, Penny Dreadful, Beautiful Forest, Paranormal, Night Skies, Folklore

Sharpshooters hunting - Moon Mausoleum

A ranger on patrol gets a tip of hunter, hunting illegally. Or is it?

A hunter is wounded and seeks refuge in an old abandoned cabin for the night. Ghost Stories, True Stories, Short Horror Stories, The Vanishing, Penny Dreadful, Guy Names, Fun To Be One, Twists, Paranormal

The hunter in the hut (The Portraits) - Moon Mausoleum

A hunter is wounded and seeks refuge in an old abandoned cabin for the night.

  Scary Stories, Ghost Stories, Spanish Inquisition, Edgar Allan Poe, Macabre, Paranormal, Folklore, Supernatural, Pop Culture

The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe - a horror short story in the moonmausoleum.com archives

"The Pit and the Pendulum" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842 in the literary annual The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1843. The story is about the torments endured by a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition,

  Creepy, Scary, Spirit Of Vengeance, Japanese Folklore, Urban Legends, Ghost Stories, Macabre, Paranormal, Revenge

Onryō - the Vengeful Japanese Spirit: An Article Read at moonmausoleum.com

In many cultures, ghosts are put in different categories. Such is the case with Onryō (怨霊 onryō,) It basically means "vengeful spirit" or "wrathful spirit" in Japanese and is a mythological spirit of vengeance from Japanese folklore. They also have ghosts, called yurei, but these differ in the will of the ghost. As opposed to the yurei, these ghosts doesn't just get over their revenge thoughts.

  Creepy, Scary, Urban Legends, Ghost Stories, Paper Lanterns, Macabre, Paranormal, Folklore, Mythology

The Myth of Oiwa - the Paper Lantern Ghost

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young woman who died. She went on a murderous rampage and she forever haunts the place of Yotsuya. The end.

  Creepy, Scary, Urban Legends, Ghost Stories, Popular Culture, Macabre, Paranormal, Folklore, Mythology

Banchō Sarayashiki - the Ghost of Okiko

The tale of Banchō Sarayashiki (番町皿屋敷, The Dish Mansion at Banchō) is a well known Japanese ghost story (kaidan). It was popularized in the kabuki theater tradition, and lives on in popular culture and folklore alike.

  Types Of Ghosts, Creepy, Scary, Urban Legends, Ghost Stories, Japanese Culture, Macabre, Paranormal, Folklore

The Ghosts of Japan

In Japan, the ghosts are called Yūrei (幽霊). The word means faint or dim and soul or spirit. And as well as language and cultures divides different types of ghost in different categories, so does the Japanese. Here are some of those.

If you like eerily dark and hauntingly beautiful movies like The Others or newer one like Crimson Peak, The Lodgers will be an obvious next escape to a haunted house through the television. Eugene Simon, Irish Twins, Crimson Peak, Village People, British Accent, Best Sister, The Best Films, Gothic Horror, Nursery Rhymes

The Lodgers - Moon Mausoleum

The Lodgers from 2017 is an Irish Gothic horror film by David Turpin and Brian O’Malley. It stars Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner and Eugne Simon. If you like eerily dark […]

  Creepy, Scary, Ghost Stories, Macabre, Paranormal, Folklore, 18th Century, Supernatural, Sailor

Sailors Superstitions

Perhaps none are more superstitious than the sailors. Or at least, what the old sailors used to be. Rolling clouds or roaring waves means little to us on land, but in the 18th century New England, it meant bad luck. Some of them are plain ridiculous, like having an umbrella on the ship means bad luck, or even saying the word horse because it can mean death.

  Scary Stories, Ghost Stories, The Cask Of Amontillado, Edgar Allan Poe, Macabre, Paranormal, Folklore, Supernatural, Pop Culture

The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe - a gothic short story in the moonmausoleum.com archives

"The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado" [a.mon.ti.ˈʝa.ðo]) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city at carnival time in an unspecified year, is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him. Like several of Poe's stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a…