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The most haunted places in North America

Mysteries and the macabre take center stage come Halloween. Many people feel that lingering spirits may cling to hotel rooms, hospitals and old buildings. The following are some sites, courtesy of Conde Nast, Reader's Digest and National Geographic, that may prove pleasing to those who like a ...

Wilding out at Ohio’s premier nature preserve

CUMBERLAND, Ohio - "Hey, good girl," coos Jordan Lain. "You're such a good girl."It's no household pet getting this praise on a hot August day it's a 6,000 pound Southern White Rhino, lounging in the mud."I talk to the rhinos a lot," says Lain, as she maneuvers a pickup through a pasture with ...

FoxyBear funking up the WV music scene

FoxyBear, a relative newcomer to the West Virginia music scene, has certainly made an impression on all those who have witnessed their intoxicating blend of disco funk rock. Yes, you read that description correctly. Read on to learn more about the band's beginnings and when and where you can ...

A different side to Jeff Daniels

You may know who Jeff Daniels is - an Emmy Award-winning, Golden Globe and Tony-nominated actor, known for his talents both on film and stage - but you may not know that he is an avid musician, having performed more than 300 live shows, written more than 400 songs and released multiple albums. ...

The Jasons do what they want

Let's take a moment to talk about The Jasons - a punk rock band dedicated to putting on a live horror show at every concert while dressed as, arguably, one of the most iconic horror antagonists in cinema history. A bold departure from the West Virginia norm, The Jasons seek to provide a concert ...

Shepherdstown funksters drop new album

Mid-Atlantic based funk-fusion maestros Ginada Pinata, out of Shepherdstown, are proud to announce the release of their new self-titled album. Ginada Pinata contains eight tracks of original material written and arranged by longtime bandmates Sam Jannotta (keyboards), Ken Bussey (guitar), ...

Progressive Advocacy Group Joins Political Landscape for 2018

Graffiti was able to sit down recently with Ryan Frankenberry, the executive director of the newly-formed West Virginia Working Families Party.Graffiti: Briefly describe the scope and purpose of the West Virginia chapter of the Working Families Party.Frankenberry: West Virginia Working Families ...

‘Shape’ joins others as major Oscar contender

February thrusts the continuation of Christian Grey and Ana Steele's openly S&M romance ("Fifty Shades Freed") and comic's first African American superhero, Black Panther, receives the big screen Marvel/Disney treatment. Panther introduced on screen in "Captain America: Civil War" has ...

The story of the Granny Witch in the snowy woods

The Granny Witch walked over the snowy hillside at the back of the shack and started into the woods below.The last time she had ventured into the woods was when the moon was full and had seemed to spring from the top of the mountain. That was just last month. As she scampered down the ...

‘Kecksburg’ will bring to light events in 1960s Pennsylvania

Grand Conspiracy Films, LLC, an established production company based out of southwestern Pennsylvania and specializing in films based on folklore and urban legends is proud to announce production of a forthcoming feature film. Kecksburg is based on the historical incident of a supposed UFO ...