The Chronicles of Velasquez: Part 3 by V.Castro

We conclude The Chronicles of Velasquez by V.Castro. Landing was the easy part. Now, they had to follow a drone through a sulphur field that would eventually transform into lush meadows, with ample water and a pleasant temperature. The trees were short stubby things that didn’t provide enough cover to hide potential dangers. It seemed…

The Chronicles of Velasquez: Part 2 by V.Castro

Women in Horror Month may be over, but we are continuing to celebrate women in horror with Part 2 of V.Castro’s The Chronicles of Velasquez. The long sleep was over. A soothing voice greeted the crew while with the smell of coffee and birds chirping piped into the pod. The light was bright to give…

The Chronicles of Velasquez: Part 1 by V.Castro

We continue our celebration of Women in Horror Month with a three-part series by V.Castro.   “VEL-AS-KEZ, you dumb fuck!” “Whatever. Your name is Marine. Now move!” Since Leticia could remember, she had always wanted to be a Marine. Her father, her uncle Roland, her grandfather: all Marines. Someone had to carry on this tradition.…

The Ghost of Catherine Howard by V.Castro

We are thrilled to highlight the work of V.Castro this month for Women and Horror Month. The Ghost of Catherine Howard by V.Castro They say her screams still echo through the red walled corridor as the silent paintings of her executioner look on. I speak of Catherine Howard’s ghost that is said to haunt the…

Ripper Crew – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases, crimes, and the strange this week. “Only a monster could have done this. In all my judicial career, I have never heard a case such as this. It is shocking beyond human imagination. It is atrocious and disgusting. I can’t imagine…

The Exorcist in Chicago – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases, crimes, and the strange this week. In 1971 the exorcist came to Chicago. No, not The Exorcist film based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty that was released two years after this Chicago event. Source: GamesRadar Edwin and Marsha…

Lipstick Murders – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases and crimes this week. On June 5, 1945 Josephine Ross was found dead in her apartment. She had been repeatedly stabbed. Dark hair was found in her closed fists which indicated she struggled with her murderer. On December 10, 1945, Frances…