Column by Karina Wilson December 14, 2012
The Victorians perfected the art of the chilling ghost story, ideal for whiling away long winter evenings. Here's a selection to add some seasonal spice to your Yuletide reading.
Column by Karina Wilson November 7, 2012
LURID takes a look at what might happen if that cute furball companion transformed into a fanged monstrosity with a taste for human flesh. Think your good pet won't go bad? Think again...
Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.
News by Christopher Shultz October 23, 2012
Though it may seem arcane and a little weird, chunks of the macabre author's hair are highly sought after by memorabilia collectors.
News by Dave Reuss October 15, 2012
To get you in the Halloween spirit, here's everything Edgar Allan Poe has ever written. For free.
News by Kimberly Turner September 12, 2012
Two years after the city of Baltimore cut its funding, the small Baltimore row house where Poe lived and wrote is struggling to survive.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky June 27, 2012
A list of authors whose passing couldn't have been stranger if they'd written it themselves.
Column by Karina Wilson May 3, 2012
Do you read dead people? Lurid looks at our fascination with violent deaths and the fine forensic minds who make sense out of senseless killing.
Column by Karina Wilson February 14, 2012
Happy ever after? How dull can you get?! Lurid's Top Ten pick of the bloodiest, most doomed, destructive and messed up relationships in literature. Happy Valentine's Day!
News by Brandon Tietz December 8, 2011
Lenore Hart is the second author of late to find themselves in the middle of a plagiarism scandal, but unlike Q.R. Markham, her publisher is going to bat for her.
News by Rob Hart October 27, 2011
Edgar Allan Poe's Bronx home is undergoing renovations, although it's unclear when it will open for visitors.