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FRIDAY FRIGHT: THE BELL WITCH

October 31, 2014 Last of Friday Fright and it’s Halloween and what a way to end it with this terrifying legendary tale by Bobette Bryan about The Bell Witch!   The Bell Witch By Bobette Bryan One of the most notorious American ghost stories of all time is the story about the Bell Witch. The Bell Witch wasn’t really a witch, but was a ghost or possibly even a demon. Tennesseans also sometimes refer to her as “Ol’ Kate.” This entity plagued the home of John Bell, a Clarksville, Tennessee cotton plantation owner of the early nineteenth century. John and his wife, had moved to Robertson County Tennessee from North Carolina. The woman whom John Bell bought his farm from, Kate Batts, claimed, to any and all who would listen, that she had been cheated by Bell, but no one paid her any mind and dismissed her accusations as mere senile ramblings. As a result, Kate Batts swore that she would get even with John Bell, even if she had to come back from the …

FRIDAY FRIGHT: EDGAR ALLAN POE….THE TELL TALE HEART

October 17, 2014 Good Morning again! Friday Fright has more from Edgar Allan Poe. This time it’s story….the title? The Tell Tale Heart!   THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe 1843TRUE! –nervous –very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses –not destroyed –not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily –how calmly I can tell you the whole story. It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night. Object there was none. Passion there was none. I loved the old man. He had never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye! yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture …

FRIDAY FRIGHT: TRAVIS LOUIE

October 17, 2014 Yes! Friday is here (in my sing-song voice). I have a treat for you dear readers. Since you loved The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, I have found some crazy, creepy, but really cool ass art work by Travis Louie. Enjoy and have a safe, blessed weekend! Till next week! All works by Travis Louie shootinggallery.com, erraticphenomenia.com, thefiendish.com, lostateminor.com, zouchmagazine.com, coolhunting.com, submersiveimagesblogspot.com, sleepboy.arrestedmotion.com featured image: http://www.artslant.com.