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Rue Morgue Library #3: WEIRD STATS & MORBID FACTS


Did you know: Alien star Sigourney Weaver claimed to have suffered nightmares for two weeks after reading the script for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village?

The working title for 1980’s Friday the 13th was A Long Night at Camp Blood?

In 1923, jockey Frank Hayes won a race at Belmont Park in New York despite being dead?

Welcome to highlights from 13 years of Weird Stats & Morbid Facts, Rue Morgue’s wildly popular trivia column which compiles the weird, the morbid and the downright scary.

Find out what all the snow in The Shining was actually made of; what famous horror author owned over 500 books on the occult at the time of her death; and what country banned Mickey Mouse for being too frightening for children.

All this plus little known facts about your favourite horror personalities, including Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, Elvira, Boris Karloff and more.

Plus: TV show trivia, true crime, bizarre deaths, special FX secrets and lots more!

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