Unknown Entities

The Vampirism of John George Haigh

March 6, 2020 Erik Rowton

In 1924, the British occult researcher and author Ralph Shirley wrote that vampirism was perhaps more commonplace than was “commonly supposed”. It was to “lunatic asylums”, he claimed, that suspected vampires were “consigned”, thus limiting […]

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Cryptids & Monsters

Did Marco Polo Encounter Dragons in China?

July 26, 2019 Erik Rowton

In China dragons are said to influence every aspect of life. Representing the highest spiritual power, the Chinese dragon can represent the sun, the heavens and the life-giving rain. In addition to their complex mythological […]