Smithsonian.com: New England ‘Vampire’ Was Likely a Farmer Named John Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. II Now Available $54.00

In ancient Ireland the Vampire was generally known as Dearg-dul, “red blood sucker,” and his ravages were universally feared.  Irish hagiographical lore vividly portrays various burial customs. To be interred under a cairn of stones is regarded as heathenish, doubtless since such a pile marked haunted places.  In a letter ascribed to Theodoret, Epistle lxxx,…

Model plans to marry her dog after giving up on men following 220 failed dates – Mirror Online Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. I Paperback Now in Color $90.00

Bestiality:  The weak-minded might be burned as witches, or hanged-like the teenage servant, Thomas Granger(1625-1642) of Duxbury-for having carnally abused a mare, a cow, 2 goats, 5 sheep, 2 calves, and a turkey.  And a petty criminal, innocent for once but harried beyond the bounds of reason, might be put to death because one piglet…

Washington Post: Man who thought he killed werewolf in Alexandria pleads not guilty by reason of insanity Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. II Now Available $54.00

Antonietta Gonzalez (as well as her father, two sisters and other family members) had hypertrichosis (also commonly called “werewolf syndrome”), which is a rare genetic disorder which causes an abnormal amount of hair on the body. Antonietta’s father, Pedro (sometimes written as Pedrus) Gonzalez, was the first known person to be affected with this disorder….

Fox News: Twitter loses it after video showing how to ‘peel and eat’ pineapple goes viral: ‘My whole life was a lie’ Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. IINow Available $54.00

Converting exactly how much a whole pineapple cost back in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries to modern day dollars is almost impossible to do with any real accuracy. That said, the general ballpark estimates tend to ring in at around five to ten thousand dollars per pineapple, depending on such things as the quality…

Futurism: Psychedelic Mushrooms Can Boost Creativity and Empathy for a Week Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. II Now Available $54.00

Magic Mushrooms (Psilocybin mushrooms, or psychedelic mushrooms) Shrooms are fungi that contain this fancy worded alkaloid known as psychoactive indole. About 180 species of this stuff is known to exist today. After the Spanish conquest, Catholic missionaries campaigned against the “pagan idolatry“, and the use of hallucinogenic plants and mushrooms was banned. Catholics and pagans…

The Guardian: Laura Bates: Witch Hunts Never Stopped – Now They’re Online Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. II for Now Available $54.00

The height of the witch-craze in England occurred in the 1640s, when the Civil War produced unusual anxieties and insecurities, and particularly in Essex, a county where war tensions and a strong previous tradition of witchcraft came together.  Into this opportune situation stepped an unsuccessful lawyer named Matthew Hopkins, who was to cause more people…