Lyra Radford

Lyra Radford

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Floridian and expert on film, television, books, food, history, and things that go bump in the night. Horror aficionado and curator of creepy tales and historical oddities. Holder of a BA in Digital Filmmaking from the Art Institute and an AS in Film & Television Production from Palm Beach State. For fun she enjoys air hockey, horror video games, sewing, and painting. She is the author of the travel guide Two-Days Exploring Haunted Key West, a list writer for Ranker, and history writer for All Day.

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  1. +vote Vote Up Your Favorite Denis O'Hare Characters From American Horror Story

    Vote Up Your Favorite Denis O'Hare Characters From American Horror Story

    2,539 votes
    Denis O'Hare's characters on American Horror Story are so vastly different from one another that they stand as a testament to just how good a character actor ...
  2. +vote The Craziest Viking Rituals They Actually Practiced

    The Craziest Viking Rituals They Actually Practiced

    2,903 votes
    There were some pretty weird Viking rituals practiced from the late eighth century into the late 11th century. It’s no secret that Vikings were savage warriors ...
  3. +vote 20 Shocking Horror Movie Endings That Took You by Surprise

    20 Shocking Horror Movie Endings That Took You by Surprise

    2,805 votes
    Shocking horror movie endings are kind of a given. Twist endings and horror go hand in hand, but it goes without saying that some are far more shocking than ...
  4. +vote Normal Things That Are Totally Off-Limits For The Duggars

    Normal Things That Are Totally Off-Limits For The Duggars

    6,712 votes
    TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting was a reality television show centered around the lives of a devout Christian family with very particular world views. Michelle ...
  5. +vote Creepy Stories & Legends About Yosemite

    Creepy Stories & Legends About Yosemite

    3,073 votes
    Yosemite National Park was established in 1890 and draws about 3.7 million visitors each year. Many of those people could tell you some creepy stories about ...
  6. +vote Obscure Horror Movies from the 1970s You Should Know About

    Obscure Horror Movies from the 1970s You Should Know About

    298 votes
    Horror films became insanely popular in the 1970s and as such it has since become an incredible decade for the genre. Many classics were ...
  7. +vote Scary True Stories That American Horror Story Should Make A Season About

    Scary True Stories That American Horror Story Should Make A Season About

    1,326 votes
    There are plenty of true stories that inspire American Horror Story. They are the stories that resonate and terrify, which is exactly why the creators of the ...
  8. +vote Roger's Best Personas on American Dad, Ranked

    Roger's Best Personas on American Dad, Ranked

    1,256 votes
    Roger's disguises on American Dad are without a doubt one of the best aspects of the show. He’s been everything from Lord of the Rings’s Gollum to a Bond ...
  9. +vote 11 Super Haunting Cursed Dolls That Will Induce Nightmares

    11 Super Haunting Cursed Dolls That Will Induce Nightmares

    272 votes
    When it comes to stories of cursed toys or any cursed items in general, it’s wise to take what you hear with a grain of salt. There are very few cases that seem to ...
  10. +vote 11 Nightmare-Inducing Talking Toys No Child Should Own

    11 Nightmare-Inducing Talking Toys No Child Should Own

    285 votes
    There certainly isn’t a lack of creepy talking toys out there. They got their start back in 1877 and have been nightmare fuel ever since. The horror genre has ...
  11. 17 Utterly Fascinating Theories Behind The Vanishing Roanoke Colony

    17 Utterly Fascinating Theories Behind The Vanishing Roanoke Colony

    The disappearance of the Roanoke colony remains one of the oldest unsolved mysteries in the United States. It all began back in 1587, when Sir Walter Raleigh ...
  12. Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Viking Sex Life

    Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Viking Sex Life

    Contrary to popular belief, Viking men weren’t always the brutes of legend. When it came to Viking sex lives, they had a softer, albeit semi-awkward, ...
  13. 11 Harrowing Stories Of People Who Escaped Scientology

    11 Harrowing Stories Of People Who Escaped Scientology

    It is becoming increasingly clear that leaving Scientology is no easy task. People who left Scientology the ”right way” undergo months of interrogation while being ...
  14. What Sex Was Like in Pre-Modern China

    What Sex Was Like in Pre-Modern China

    Sex in pre-modern China, and Chinese views on sexuality, have undergone dramatic changes. In early Chinese society homosexual, bisexual, and extra-marital sex ...
  15. 10 Psychological Reasons 'The Velvet Ribbon' Is More Horrifying Than You Thought

    10 Psychological Reasons 'The Velvet Ribbon' Is More Horrifying Than You Thought

    Many remember reading a story called “The Green Ribbon” as a kid. It was in a collection of children's horror stories titled, In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary ...
  16. +vote 15 Of The Most Memorable Cinematic Takes On Dracula Over The Centuries

    15 Of The Most Memorable Cinematic Takes On Dracula Over The Centuries

    289 votes
    It’s true, not much beats a big bowl of popcorn and Dracula on the big screen. He’s a horror icon and the most popular character in the genre. There have been over ...
  17. 12 Spine-Tingling Ghost Stories About The Titanic

    12 Spine-Tingling Ghost Stories About The Titanic

    The RMS Titanic set out on its maiden voyage with an estimated 2,222 people aboard in April of 1912. Tragically, only 706 of those passengers would ...
  18. Strange Circumstances And Unexplained Information From Princess Diana's Death

    Strange Circumstances And Unexplained Information From Princess Diana's Death

    Of all the famous Dianas, one woman stands apart from the crowd – Princess Diana. She was perhaps the most famous and beloved woman in the world when she died ...
  19. 12 Scary Stories And Urban Legends From Massachusetts

    12 Scary Stories And Urban Legends From Massachusetts

    Ghost stories from Massachusetts are as plentiful as they are creepy. Massachusetts is home to Salem, where mass hysteria infested the little town's population and ...
  20. The Beast of Jersey Was The Most Horrifying Serial Rapist And Murderer Ever

    The Beast of Jersey Was The Most Horrifying Serial Rapist And Murderer Ever

    In the 1960s, the island of Jersey located in the English Channel was a terrifying place for women and children. A real-life boogeyman was hunting them, ...
  21. Why Horror Movies Are Actually Good For Your Health And Well-Being

    Why Horror Movies Are Actually Good For Your Health And Well-Being

    As counterintuitive as it may sound, horror movies are good for you, or at least they can be for most. Obviously anyone with heart conditions shouldn't be ...
  22. 10 Real Life Crime Scenes and the Movies They Inspired

    10 Real Life Crime Scenes and the Movies They Inspired

    Not all scary movies are fake. Many popular horror films are based on crimes that actually happened, taking real world evil and making viewers come face-to-face ...
  23. 10 Seemingly Normal People Who Were Keeping Human Captives in Their Homes

    10 Seemingly Normal People Who Were Keeping Human Captives in Their Homes

    When it comes to the most shocking crimes, the old saying is often true: "it's always the ones you least suspect." The friendly guy next door, the ...
  24. +vote 20 Hilarious Slang Terms For Drugs Throughout History

    20 Hilarious Slang Terms For Drugs Throughout History

    214 votes
    Slang terms for substances like coke are usually pretty straightforward - snow, sleet, ice, etc. Anything white, really. However, marijuana slang ...
  25. 10 Seemingly Normal People Who Hid Chilling Secrets In Their Homes

    10 Seemingly Normal People Who Hid Chilling Secrets In Their Homes

    Even the most normal people have secrets behind closed doors. But when those seemingly normal people have something terrifying inside their home - tucked away from ...

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