Dec. 17, 2022

The Kara Alongi Kidnapping Hoax

The Kara Alongi Kidnapping Hoax On September 30th, 2012 the account @Karaalongi13 sent an ominous- petrifying message into the Twittersphere. It said, "There is someone in my house, call 911." This is the bizarre kidnapping of Kara Alongi, somethin…

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Aug. 9, 2022

The Ross Dress For Less Explosion

The Ross Dress For Less Explosion On March 24th, 1985, an employee was just getting into work at his job in a local department store in Los Angeles, California. He was in a storeroom down in the basement under the Ross Dress For Less clothing store…

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June 30, 2022

The Vanishing of Tammy Lynn Leppert

The Vanishing of Tammy Lynn Leppert 1983 looked like a promising year for model and actress Tammy Lynn Leppert. She was only seventeen years old at the time, but already by then, she’d won over 280 beauty pageants, started a professional mode…

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March 23, 2022

The Abandoned Lincoln Heights Jail

Al Capone. Zoot Suit Riots. Watts Riots. Bloody Christmas.  Nightmare On Elm Street. The Long Goodbye. Caged Heat. LA Confidential. These make up only part of the story of of LA’s dark history... The Abandoned Lincoln Heights Jail…

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March 4, 2022

The Cursed Creole Gucci Yacht

The Cursed Creole Gucci Yacht A haunted yacht sinks the Gucci dynasty. If you’ve read the incredible book “The House of Gucci,” by  Sarah Gay Forden (yes, it’s the one that the 2021 movie starring L…

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March 1, 2022

The Downward Spiral of Sesame Street’s Northern Calloway

The Downward Spiral of Sesame Street’s Northern Calloway Actor Northern Calloway had a prolific run on Sesame Street until a series of events led to his unfortunate demise. Northern Calloway was an American actor and singer, best known for h…

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Jan. 26, 2022

The Golden Suicides

The Golden Suicides In 2007, the lives of two promising artists ended in tragedy. Their journey takes us from Los Angeles to New York by way of paranoia and conspiracy. This, is the story of The Golden Suicides.  Theresa Duncan and Jeremy B…

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Jan. 12, 2022

The Dark Days of Dryden

The Dark Days of Dryden 15 miles from Ithaca, New York is Dryden: a quiet, cloudy upstate town with a population of less than 2,000 people. In fact, it’s rumored that Frank Capra was inspired by Dryden when scouting locations for “It's …

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Jan. 4, 2022

The Blackburn Cult

The Blackburn Cult  The Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven also known as the Great Eleven Club or later, the Blackburn Cult was, arguably, one of the strangest religious cults to have operated in Los Angeles. …

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Dec. 29, 2021

The Salomon Family Disappearance

The Salomon Family Disappearance On October 13th, 1982, concerned neighbors went to the house of the Salomon family, a well liked, social family on their Northridge, CA street. Noticing that the Salomon’s pool had overflowed and it was spil…

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