Browsing: The Bizarre

A Brief History On October 4, 2017, the third episode of season two of American horror anthology television series Channel Zero will air on SyFy.   Storylines for the series are based on popular creepypastas.  The second announced installment is based on author Brian Russell’s NoEnd House (2011). What follows is the original short story as it appeared on the Creepypasta Wiki on October 4, 2017.  This content is available per the Creative Commons License. Digging Deeper: NoEnd House by Brian Russell Let me start by saying that Peter Terry was addicted to heroin. We were friends in college and continued to be after I graduated. Notice that I…

A Brief History On October 2, 1959, the television anthology series, The Twilight Zone, made its debut on CBS television.  Hosted by Rod Serling, the classic episodes of this show transcended the cheap sets and primitive special effects to become an iconic part of Americana, with those old episodes often replaying on cable television today, featuring many future big stars in their early years. Today we list 10 of the Greatest Sci-Fi and Horror Television Shows of all time, all-time only going back to the late 1950’s! Digging Deeper 1.  The Twilight Zone, 1959-1964. Running for 156 episodes, 92 of those…

A Brief History On September 13, 1848, a railroad worker was skewered with an iron rod over an inch in diameter.  He lived, and what is amazing, is the rod went right through his brain!  We previously told the tale of Phineas Gage and his incredible survival, and today we list 10 such amazing stories of survival against incredible odds.  (Note: These are tales of individual survival.  We will do group survival another time!) Digging Deeper 1. Phineas Gage, 1848. Phineas Gage was 25-years old at the time and had been using 13-pound iron rod to tamp explosives into holes that had been bored…

A Brief History On June 28, 1997, the rematch between heavyweight boxers “Iron Mike” Tyson and Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield for the WBA Heavyweight Championship became a footnote in bizarre sports history, befuddling fans and ring professionals alike. Digging Deeper Billed as “The Sound and the Fury,” this exciting boxing match would pit the 2 best heavyweight fighters of the day in a rematch, seven months after Holyfield, a former heavyweight champion, had won the belt again by defeating then defending champion Mike Tyson with an 11th round stoppage.  Eagerly awaited by a large pay-per-view audience, the world of…

A Brief History On March 22, 2017, John Carroll University’s Paranormal Research Group had the privilege of viewing an early screening of the new science fiction/space/alien movie Life, and despite high expectations we were not disappointed. Digging Deeper Earlier in the week, on Monday, March 20, 2017, we attended an incredibly fun pre-screening party promoting both Life and another upcoming film, CHiPs, at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. Music: http://www.purple-planet.com Then the big day came on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 for our preview screening of Life at a packed Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. The film is characterized by an incredibly…

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