Edward Gorey has a very distinctive artistic style, and a rather sick sense of humor. I like him for that.
Was Edgar Allan Poe a hack or the most masterful American writer? Somewhere in between if you ask me, but he does have an impressive body of work and quite a few devoted fans.
Boy meet girl, boy gets girl, boy puts girl on altar, Spawn of Yog-Sothoth eats girl. No, it's not a John Hughes movie, it's H.P. Lovecraft.
The Goth subculture didn't start out spooky, but most people see it that way now; it earns a place on this page.
For spirits, apparitions, haunted houses and mediums, go the the Haunted Links.
When you see a "stereotypical" American haunted house, it's a Victorian-era style (usually Second Empire). For inspiration, follow the links on the Victoriana page
Unofficial Addams Family Creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky.
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