Tutankhamuns Revenge: The Curse that Would Not Die
Over 3,000 years ago, the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen reigned for only ten years. His life and death shrouded in mystery, the 17-year-old boy-king went to his eternal rest in a hastily completed tomb meant for another in the Valley of the Kings. Obscured by the sands of the desert, the memory of Tutankhamen was successfully buried until the 20th century, when archaeologists unearthed the pharaohs extraordinary riches, his mummy, and, as legend holds, his curse of revenge on anyone who would trespass on his tomb.
A Conversation with Crime Writer
Patricia Cornwell on Jack the Ripper
On a trip to London in May 2001, crime writer Patricia Cornwell met John Grieve, Chief Investigator at Scotland Yard and an expert on Jack the Ripper. Their discussions of the infamous 19th-century murders led her to produce her latest work, in which she argues that the Ripper was famous British Impressionist painter Walter Sickert.
The Monster of Boggy Creek
Its peaceful around Fouke... until the sun goes down. That line, taken from the 1973 drive-in classic The Legend of Boggy Creek, set up the tale of a seven-foot-tall, long-haired, ape-like creature said to haunt the dark, winding creek bottoms near Fouke, AK.
Issue #2 Columns
The Face on Mars: Evidence of ET Intelligence?
The Swiss Builders of Stonehenge
Washington and Lincoln: Men of American Legend
Hauntings at OBannons Leap
The Allghoi Khorkhoi: Worm, Lizard, or Snake?
Profiles in Evil
Rasputin: Gods Madman
Sacred Mountains: The Realm of the Gods