The Body Of “The Black Dahlia” a.k.a. Elizabeth Short Was Discovered On January 15, 1947

(PCM) It was on January 15, 1947 that one of the country’s most famous unsolved murder cases began with the discovery of the mutilated corpse of waitress Elizabeth Short  in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. The investigation into Short’s murder was very highly publicized and it earned the nickname “The Black Dahlia” which is said to… Read More

A Collection Of Some Strange And Unusual New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

(PCM) As we gear up to ring in the New Year we got to thinking about some of the more strange and unusual customs and traditions for celebrating New Year’s Eve all over the world. Each country does something a little different. While some consist of traditional celebratory measures such as champagne toasting and making merry… Read More

Curious About What Humans Will Look Like 1,000 Years From Now?

(PCM) Human beings as a species are constantly evolving and with the continued growth of technology, it leads us to wonder just where human evolution will end up in the next 1,000 years or so. We have always heard the rumors that there will eventually be chips implanted under our skin for identification and different… Read More

Nostradamus Born on December 14, 1503

Michel de Nostredame (December 14 1503 – 2 July 1566) is usually Latinized to Nostradamus, was a French mystic who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide. He is best known for his book Les Propheties (The Prophecies), the first edition of which appeared in 1555. Since the publication of this book,… Read More

DNA Evidence Reveals That It Was King Richard III’s Remains Found Under A Parking Lot Structure

(PCM) Researchers are nearly 100% sure, 99.999% to be exact, that the remains that were discovered underneath of a parking lot indeed are those of King Richard III. The details surrounding the King’s death have been a mystery for nearly 530 years. King Richard III died in battle in 1485 and part of the mystery… Read More

The Mystery Surrounding The D.B. Cooper Hijacking Lives On Over 40 Years Later!

(PCM) Many are familiar with the mysterious case of airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper, which currently remains the only unsolved airplane hijacking case in United States history and has led to thousands of conspiracy theories and ended in nothing but dead ends for FBI investigators. On November 24, 1971 an unidentified man, who called himself Dan… Read More

The Disappearance Of JFK’s Brain

(PCM) President John F. Kennedy was tragically assassinated on November 22, 1963. It was a death that forever scarred a nation and left law enforcement, scientists and historians baffled as conspiracy theories erupted in an attempt to analyze exactly what occurred on that fateful afternoon. We have all read the reports released by the Warren Commission,… Read More

Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th. According to the Facebook page dedicated Necrofeast, the holiday is influenced “by potpourri… Read More

The Most Stolen Piece Of Art Might Just Surprise You!

(PCM) It was very surprising for us to learn that Hubert and Jan van Eyck’s 12 panel Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (also known as the Ghent Altarpiece) is widely regarded as the most stolen art piece throughout history.  It was robbed by Napoleon, nearly burned by Calvinists, sought after by the Nazis and that is… Read More

Hauntings, Hysteria And Hilarity: A Visit To The Oddporium

(PCM) Recently, PopCultureMadness’s Director Of Operations Kristyn Clarke and Editor Stephen Nepa began a weekly podcast titled “Coffee And Conspiracy“!  The podcast is dedicated to analyzing the world’s many mysterious conspiracies, unexplained occurrences and life’s little nuances. It also tackles pop culture in general, as Stephen and Kristyn share their thoughts and opinions on various… Read More

Taking A Drive Down Delaware’s Devil’s Road! Are The Legends True?

As we enter into the Halloween season many people are in search of various local haunts and urban legends to check out and give themselves a good spook. One infamous urban legend in the area of Delaware and Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania is the mysterious Cossart Road, otherwise known as Devil’s Road to the locals, which… Read More

Could The Mystery Of The Bermuda Triangle Finally Be Solved?

(PCM) Some meteorologists say no, however new evidence was discovered claiming that hexagonal clouds which create “air bombs” with up to 170 mph winds may to blame for the dozens of ship and airplane disappearances in the region. The mysterious 500,000km square region in the North Atlantic Ocean has been linked to the strange disappearances of approximately… Read More

The ‘Meister Print’: Fact Or Fiction?

(PCM) In case you haven’t heard of it, the “Meister Print” is a fossilized sandal print that was discovered by a man named William J. Meister in 1968. It wasn’t only the sandal print that was so fascinating, but rather what was inside of the print that amazed historians. The right-sided sandal print contained a… Read More