New E-Singles from Llewellyn!

INSIDE THE MURDER CASTLEPopularized in the bestselling book The Devil in the White City, H. H. Holmes has gone down in history as America’s first—and possibly most prolific—serial killer. A master swindler who changed names about as often as most people change coats, Holmes built a three-story building down the street from the World’s Fair site Read More…

Brief Update

There’s been a bit of a delay with getting the e-singles out; they should be available any time now. Naturally, I’ll have links to all of them right here! Meanwhile, I’m gearing up for a busy october! At 2pm CST today, I’ll be talking with Dane Ladwig on his internet radio show.   On Sunday afternoon, Read More…

Sorry Beefalow

In the basement of the murder castle site, my audio recorder picked up a sound like that of a little girl singing. The voice is clearer and louder than my own, but what she’s saying is a bit unclear. The nearest transcription I can make is “Sorry Beefalow,” which I’ve been joking sounded like the Read More…

Chicago Ghost Hunt, 1922

In 1922, people didn’t bring scientific gadgets on ghost hunts – they brought guns. In October of that year, there were wild reports of a ghost in the near north side – it was heard unleashing blood-curdling shrieks and laughs, and the area was plagued by a sound likened to “padded bricks dropping onto coffins.” Read More…

New Updates to Old Posts

We here at Chicago Unbelievable always want to keep our facts straight – part of the reason I HAVE this blog is to refute some of the stories that less scrupulous tour guides tell, and to set the record straight if I find out that I’m wrong on something myself. Blog entries are updated as Read More…