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The Mackenzie Poltergeist

The Mackenzie Poltergeist

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Explore the paranormal of Raleigh, NC with our Paranormal Pub Crawls on Friday & Saturday nights! The Place, Greyfriar’s Cemetery- Edinburgh, Scotland The time, Late 1600s The...
America’s First Serial Killer

America’s First Serial Killer

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Explore the legends and the culture they inspired with other horror fans in NC during our convention.   Herman Webster Mudgett was born in New Hampshire on the 16th of May 1861. He...
What Would Linnea Do?

What Would Linnea Do?

How many times have you been watching a horror movie in a theater or at home and wanted to yell “Don’t do that, you idiot!! You’re going to die!” As long time horror fan, I’ve done that a lot! That’s what “What Would Linnea...
The 2 Men that Started Universal’s Horror Legacy

The 2 Men that Started Universal’s Horror Legacy

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our horror con in NC!     Bela Lagosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso Blasko in Hungary on 20 October 1882. Lagosi is credited...
Ninety Years, Two Chaneys

Ninety Years, Two Chaneys

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our convention & horror film fest!   Lon Chaney was born in 1883 to deaf/mute parents. He communicated with his parents...
Burg Frankenstein- the Man Behind the Monster

Burg Frankenstein- the Man Behind the Monster

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our North Carolina Horror Convention! Frankenstein’s castle, the real Frankenstein’s castle is in Germany, just south of...
The Gory History Vlad (The Impaler) Tepes

The Gory History Vlad (The Impaler) Tepes

Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our North Carolina Horror Convention! Vlad Tepes III was born between 1428 and 1431, the second son of Vlad Dracul (The Dragon). ...
Con Survival Guide

Con Survival Guide

  Whether you’re gearing up for Carolina Fear Fest or any of the other hundreds of other cons, here are a few survival tips, tricks, and items that can help maximize the fun while staying safe: Pack a Con Survival Kit Pare down your usual backpack load to...
The Blood Countess – Inspiration for Dracula?

The Blood Countess – Inspiration for Dracula?

  Welcome to Horror History, our new series on real life historical horror stories. Look for panels and more events on this topic during our horror convention in NC! Elizabeth Bathory was born into Hungarian nobility on the seventh of August 1560. She is in the...
Cosplay Etiquette

Cosplay Etiquette

As someone who loves to cosplay, I thought it would be important to share some of the dos and don’ts of cosplay etiquette that I have learned. What this means is, you will learn about certain things that are appropriate to ask/do as someone who doesn’t cosplay as well...