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The green children of Woolpit

I decided to start this blog with one of the stories that had fascinated me a lot as a child: the green children of...

Dawn of the Black Hearts, Black Metal between gore and mythology

Can the cover of an album take on a strongly macabre outline until it reaches unprecedented levels of gore? The answer is yes and...

Incubi e succubi, alla scoperta dei demoni del sonno

Incubus and Succubus are sleep demons. They can infest both men and women, but while the Succubus absorb, the Incubus release. For centuries there...

Grimm – what would the world look like if fairy tales...

Starting in 2011, producers David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf launched a new television series inspired by the stories of the Grimm brothers. The NBC...

Utburd – the sad story of “exposed” children

According to Scandinavian legends, the name Utburd comes from ancient Norwegian, meaning "exposed" or "taken out". The term was used to indicate the ghosts...

The ghost of Isabella de Medici

Inside the beautiful Villa Medici located in the heart of Cerreto Guidi, in Tuscany, Italy, it is said that a spirit wanders in those...

Diablo Swing Orchestra – the heirs of the cursed orchestra.

Diablo Swing Orchestra is a Swedish metal group that combines the aggressive sound of the genre with the festive atmosphere of the '20s. If...

The legend of Saint Michael’s Abbey – Sacra di San Michele...

In the municipality of Sant'Ambrogio, in the province of Turin, Italy, stands one...

The Devil’s Door in Turin

In Turin, Italy, in via XX Settembre, there is an imposing palace, which currently houses the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, known as "The Devil's...

The Legend of Bloody Mary

That of Bloody Mary is a legend common in the United States and the United Kingdom, but it is also quite popular in other...

Okiku and the 9 plates – the legend behind “The Ring”

The history of Okiku is known in Japan as Bancho Sarayashiki or Bancho Sarayashi, which means "The House of plates at Bancho". It is...

The legend of the Krampus, the demons of Santa Claus

December has arrived and Christmas is near. The streets are full of small colored lights, everyone rushes to buy gifts and then, you know,...