Entries by Charlie Hintz

The Creepiest Town in Wisconsin

The town of Whitewater is so steeped in weird history and bizarre legends of ghosts, monsters, and witchcraft that it’s come to be known as “Second Salem.”

The Vampire of Dusseldorf

When I read Deranged by Harold Schechter in the 90s, I never would have imagined one day a piece of my work would be in his. But now, a photo I captured of a serial killer’s severed head during a Wisconsin Dells trip for my daughter’s birthday is officially in print in Schechter’s new book […]

UFOs in the Kettle Moraine

For more than 30 years, people in tinfoil hats gathered on the shore of Long Lake to watch for flying saucers at Benson’s annual UFO Daze in Dundee, WI.

The Late Post-Halloween Review

Halloween, Boo buckets, haunted places, the Bean, Cabinet of Curiosities, and all the various things I accomplished (or failed to accomplish) in October.