Midnight Society Movie Night: La Llorona

Time to announce this month's live-tweet choice, so I'm heading back to Shudder and one of their newest releases La Llorona. (Do not confuse this with the 2019 movie The Curse of La Llorona, which I enjoyed, though not one of my favorites.) Get ready, it's almost time for... I'm excited! The poster for the 2019 film La Llorona Written and directed by Jayro Bustamante, the Spanish film La Llorona played at film festivals around the world. This award winning movie promises to delve deep into the emotional impact of choices and how they can affe[...]


Let’s Watch a Horror Movie…The Conjuring 2

I know everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats to learn what horror movie we will be live-tweeting this month! Well, last month watching The Conjuring was SO MUCH FUN, let's continue with The Conjuring 2! The 2016 horror sequel to The Conjuring written by Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, James Wan, and David Leslie Johnson and directed by James Wan follows the Hodgson family's experiences in the London Borough of Enfield in 1977-1979, based on the true story of The Enfield Poltergeist. Strange things are happening in the Hodgson's council house... Peg[...]


Pound of Flesh: A Fifth Grade Ghost and her Demon

Based on the true story behind how I started writing ghost stories [with headings brought to you by Florence + the Machine as performed by the Capital Children's Choir].   Regrets Collect Like Old Friends Picture it: Williamsville, NY, 1991. I was in fifth grade at a small Catholic school with the same dozen-and-a-half classmates I'd been with since kindergarten. We were more like indifferent siblings than anything but we were a decent group. Quiet. Silly at times. Competitive to a fault. And then, there was our teacher. Let's call her: S[...]


Freddy Krueger Is One Badass Ghost

This week is Ghosts Week for Midnight Society's #OctFearFest, and today I want to talk a bit about the ghost of the Springwood Slasher. Perhaps you know him by a different name--Freddy Krueger. When people think about what Freddy is, the word ghost doesn’t immediately jump to mind. And over the course of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, he became something much more than a ghost (we can chat about the Dream Demons another time). But at the start of the Elm Street saga, Freddy Krueger was definitely a ghost. Specifically, a vengeful spirit. Like the spiri[...]