Wisconsin Frights Blog
The great weird state of Wisconsin is full of high strangeness, from our cannibal killers to our eccentric roadside attractions, and all the ghosts in between. The Wisconsin Frights blog explores the dark nooks and crannies of these legends and lore, while keeping up with the latest Halloween, haunted house, and horror news from the backwoods.
The U.S. Forest Service issued a statement regarding posters warning of sasquatch activity in national parks.
The Jeffrey Dahmer tour in Milwaukee is featured in a new Netflix series about dark tourism.
Ulao may be almost entirely forgotten, but history will not forget the ghost town’s most deranged resident.
Marking the anniversary of the Roswell crash with a look at Wisconsin’s own mysterious UFO hotspot.
A 9-year-old Green Bay girl reported she was possessed after playing with a Ouija board while her mother was asleep.
Video shows a mysterious formation of flashing lights over the lake in Dundee.
Linda Godfrey and Lee Hampel discuss the bizarre results of their ongoing experiments on his property near Bray Road. There are a lot of strange things happening in Elkhorn.
Mysterious lights and UFOs have been seen in the Dundee area for decades, and possibly even much longer.
Lake Superior never gives up her dead, which may be why this wrecked ship is still seen today.
Mary Sutherland and her team are mapping the bottom of Rock Lake in search of underwater pyramids, Rocky the lake monster, and other mysterious anomalies reported by locals.
An interview with Bill Benson from his UFO headquarters in Dundee
Small Town Monsters unleashes the first trailer for a new film documenting one of Wisconsin’s most bizarre and harrowing legends.
In January of 2018 a man claimed to have taken this photo of a wolf walking upright in Elkhorn, Wisconsin near the area of the legendary Beast of Bray Road.
Hundreds of unmarked graves can be found in the woods near Asylum Point.
Learn the terrifying true story of a local goatman encounter, as well as other bizarre Wisconsin mysteries and legends.
Metal Mom and her black Viking ship float will be part of Stoughton’s annual Syttende Mai parade on May 20th.
Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee have launched launched a new web series called Paranormal 101. In the first episode, Noah and […]
John McGivern examines a casket at Dead By Dawn Manitowoc is home to a unique concentration of Wisconsin oddities. There’s […]
Short film explores the origins of Dead Man’s Carnival from train hopping and street performing to the stage of The Miramar Theater.
From exhumed graves and axe murders to the haunted triangle of “Second Salem,” these legends (and spirits) will never rest.
As if there weren’t enough reasons to go to Windigo Fest Oct. 6-7, a local business owner claims it’s actually going to summon Satan!
A new coffee table book by Misty Keasler features photos of haunted houses from around the US.
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The scariest haunted houses in Wisconsin ranked so you can find the most scream for your money this Halloween.
From serial killers and cannibals to disturbing cases of demonic possession, Wisconsin has no shortage of monsters, ghosts, and real life boogeymen.
The elaborate display includes the stairway to Heaven, highway to Hell, and a Rainbow bridge full of bony companions.
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The mummified head of deranged murderer Peter Kurten can be found at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Wisconsin.
Prepper-built fortress complete with secret rooms and passages, dungeon, and doomsday bunker for survival.
The best books on Wisconsin’s haunted history, strange places, bizarre creatures, gruesome legends, and more.
The ship sank in Lake Michigan on a foggy Halloween morning off the coast of Port Washington almost 100 years ago.
Watch the short horror film by Milwaukee filmmaker Mark Borchardt that was made famous by the award-winning documentary American Movie.
New film from Mark Borchardt focuses on the Dundee UFO festival and alien encounters on the shores of Long Lake.
Watch Ghostbusters in a cemetery this August in Wausau.
Jamie wouldn’t kill anyone…unless Teddy told him to!
Based on the graphic novel by Derf about his high school friendship with Wisconsin cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Milwaukee horror punk band will have a song about the legend of Hogsback Road in the upcoming short horror film Goatman.
These haunts may have given up the ghost, but they will forever torment the memories of our childhood vacations to the Dells.
Vandals paint pentagram inside the historic first Estonian church in Gleason, Wisconsin.
Five short horror stories by Wisconsin authors featured on the Weird Darkness podcast.
Get ready to kiss your paycheck goodbye.
This video showcases horrific highlights from the 2017 Distortions Unlimited Halloween prop catalogue in action.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre begins in the bloody new red band trailer for Leatherface.
Were the glamorous showgirls of the Ziegfeld Follies cursed?
The spirits in Shaker’s Cigar Bar are so restless the pub is being featured in an upcoming Netflix series about haunted places.
New haunt is raising money for a 2018 launch in exchange for free tickets opening season.
In 1928 a Wisconsin friar participated in an extreme case of demonic possession and exorcism that inspired The Exorcist.
Looking for a scream this Halloween? These are the scariest, top-rated haunted houses in Wisconsin!
Watch this brutal Wisconsin-made horror flick for free now on Amazon.
Catch the Wisconsin Paranormal panel at the upcoming Wizard World Comic Con in Madison for tales of Wisconsin’s real-life X-Files.