Tag Archives: Jack the Ripper

How ‘The Terror In The Wax Museum’ (1976) Scared And Scarred Me Into Horror Writing

What’s In The Basement?  It was 1982 and I was just six-years-old the first time I saw him at the bottom of my basement stairs – his pale face set amongst black cloak, black suit, black hat and shiny silver knife. His lips were almost red and his grin was …

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Anthology Flashback #7: ‘The Veil,’ Karloff’s Unaired 1958 TV Series

The Veil

Quite often in the world of television, opportunities are missed, seemingly for no good reason at all. When searching for examples of this, look no further than the horror/suspense anthology, The Veil. Why did it never officially air on television? The series had a lot going for it, including having …

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History Channel’s ‘American Ripper’: Fact or Fiction?

“I was born with the devil in me. I could not help the fact that I was a murderer, no more than the poet can help the inspiration to sing — I was born with the “Evil One” standing as my sponsor beside the bed where I was ushered into …

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