Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghostbusting, German Folklore-style

While less well known than their priestly counterparts, German folklore also had plenty of “secular” exorcists who resorted to magic to drive unruly ghosts away. The following tale from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has a closer look at this profession, along with its associated hazards.

The Evil Under The Soil: Burial and Unearthing in Folk Horror

The burial and subsequent unearthing of cursed objects is an act that is astonishingly common in Folk Horror.

‘Terra Incognita’: Tracing Literary Occult Pathways in North London

North London has captured the imagination of gothic writers through the ages, exploring both sides of the region’s possibly: one a promise, one a threat.

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