31 Days of Horror – Day 5: The Haunting of Northwest Michigan

2015 will mark the 28th year that WTCM radio DJ Steve Cook has produced the Haunting of Northwest Michigan, a yearly 30 minute collection of ghost and scary stories aired on Halloween night. Steve’s offerings veer from anything gratuitous and gory and fall more in line with old fashioned radio style stories. Adding to theContinue reading “31 Days of Horror – Day 5: The Haunting of Northwest Michigan”

31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 16

Trucker Ghost Stories – Audiobook 2012 edited by Annie Wilder These are true stories from the highways and byways of America. These firsthand accounts are as varied as the storytellers themselves—some are detailed and filled with the terror and suspense that made people feel they had to share what happened to them with others; othersContinue reading “31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 16”

31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 13

The Simpson’s first annual Treehouse of Horror was originally broadcast on October 25, 1990, and is the only one of the yearly episodes to actually take place in Bart’s treehouse despite subsequent titles. This first offering finds Bart, Lisa and Maggie telling scary stories in Bart’s treehouse on Halloween night.  Each story being a segmentContinue reading “31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 13”

The Terror Inn

It’s our second night at the Terrace Inn in Petoskey.  We’re here attending the Ghost Hunters Weekend sponsored by Kathleen “Kat” Tedsen and Beverlee Rydel, the authors of “Haunted Travels of Michigan” volumes I and II.  Last night Kat and Bev showcased a presentation of their top five favorite investigations.  It was pretty compelling andContinue reading “The Terror Inn”

31 Days of Horror – Day 10

Salute Your Shorts – Season 2, Episode 2:  The Ghost Story. Budnick tells the rest of the kids at Camp Anawanna the ghost story legend of Zeke the Plumber: “A long time ago there was a guy named Zeke.  He used to clean out the toilets here at camp.  But the smell didn’t bother himContinue reading “31 Days of Horror – Day 10”

Friday the 13th pt. 2 – Paul’s Campfire Tale

“I don’t want to scare anyone but I’m going to give it to you straight about Jason…” This is one of my favorite scenes from Friday the 13th pt. 2. I’ve always been a big fan of creepy, old fashioned ghost stories told around the campfire.