Tom Baker

Author of Haunted Indianapolis , Indiana Ghost Folklore, Scary Urban Legends, Midwest Maniacs, Midwest UFOs and Beyond, Scary Urban Legends, 50 Famous Fables and Folk Tales Notorious Crimes of the Upper Midwest : 

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To the Lord of the Dead
4 months ago
We pay our obeisance, To the Lord of the Dead, On this most unhallowed of days, To twist in the black With the souls gone before, In the spirit of ancient of days, At one end our birth Will give way t...
4 months ago
Now, this story has little to do with cutting beef. But, I, in point of fact, was doing so. Standing upon a wheel, a wooden wheel, with a mountainous amount of raw beef laid out before me, and a sword...
The Moonlit Path
6 months ago
He sat at the edge of the bar, nursing his beer. She sauntered up to him, slinking in her black dress, smelling of mothballs and cheap booze. A radio somewhere. Tinny music moving on the wind. —These ...
Where Have You Been, John Redhawk?
6 months ago
"Finally. I punched that hole in the sky."
A Dream of Jack
7 months ago
Last night I dreamt of Jack the Ripper. I was walking into the bedroom, presumably of a trailer park whore somewhere in Butte, Montana, having moved there for obscure reasons. As we lay in bed, she fl...
7 months ago
I was with a large man, a vegetarian activist-- scribbling madly in a notebook, he referred to human infants as "Useless eaters." "What else would you call them?" he inquired. And then two blonde wome...