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'The Conjuring' Producer Snatches Rights to Real-Life Exorcist

According to multiple sources, Rev. Michael Maginot of St. Stephen Martyr parish, the priest who performed real-life exorcisms on Indiana native Latoya Ammons and her family, has signed a deal with The Conjuring producer and Evergreen Media Holdings Executive Chairman Tony DeRosa-Grund, in order to bring his story to the big screen.
Sean Decker - 02/06/2014 - 3:30pm - 0 comments

Armed Clown Terrorizes Pedestrians in Australia

A man wearing a clown mask has been harassing pedestrians with a gun. There have been no reports of injuries or thefts, but all four incidents took place during a 30-minute time frame on January 28th.
Alyse Wax - 02/03/2014 - 3:00pm - 0 comments

The Real Story of 'American Horror Story's Axeman of New Orleans

Two weeks ago, American Horror Story: Coven introduced a new villain into a season filled with villains (or, at best, anti-heroes). The Axeman. Like Delphine Lalaurie and Marie Laveau, the Axeman is based on a real serial killer that haunted New Orleans early in the century.
Alyse Wax - 11/27/2013 - 2:00pm - 0 comments

The True Story of 'American Horror Story: Coven's Marie Laveau

A few months ago, we told you about the real-life woman, Madame Lalaurie, on whom Kathy Bates’s role in American Horror Story: Coven is based. But she isn’t the only specter of the past. In the show, her mortal enemy, Marie Laveau, was also based on a very famous New Orleans legend.
Alyse Wax - 11/05/2013 - 11:00am - 0 comments

Beautiful Beijing Mansion Now Only Home to Ghosts

In the heart of Beijing, among modern homes and apartment buildings, sits an abandoned Baroque-style mansion, over a century old. No one has lived here for decades, except for ghosts - or so local legend says.
Alyse Wax - 10/02/2013 - 8:00pm - 0 comments

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