Orrin Grey is the author of several spooky books, among them Guignol and Other Sardonic Tales and Painted Monsters and Other Strange Beasts. His stories about monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have been published in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.
Then and now, Pripyat's eerie charms call out to visitors from around the world.
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Delve into the 'War to End All Wars.'
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These 10 facts illuminate the reasons behind our day off in September.
Decaying buildings, sand-swept streets, and a sense of suspended time make these towns well worth a visit.
Medieval battle was a bloody, vicious business. These battles changed the course of history.
Do you know which one ended up in jail?
Ghost trains, unexplained aerial phenomena, and disappeared men still haunt World War II scholars.
What’s better than a true story? A story that’s too good to be true.
The Eighth Wonder of the World disappeared without a trace.
These momentous clashes toppled empires, ended conflicts, and changed history.
The explorer's disappearance continues to fascinate.
We may never know their fate.
They set off into uncharted territory and were never seen again.