The Damned Blog

The controversy over the exhumation of the Old Leather Man's remains has come to a conclusion, but the mystery continues ...
Look, up in the sky! Are they contrails -- simple vapor condensation trails left by jets -- or are they chem-trails, possibly more sinister residue left behind on purpose? Get your tinfoil hats ready, it's conn-spiracy time!
The latest edition of Connecticut Curiosities is out, and it has a very strong connection to Damned Connecticut this time around.
It's October, so check out our monster list of damned-type events going on all around Connecticut, from haunted attractions and graveyard tours to Halloween events, lectures, parties and more! We keep updating and adding listings almost every day.
While surfing the web looking for UFO content for this site, I came across this "Connecticut UFO" on YouTube, which apparently was recorded in August 2008 in the northern part of the state.
Even though UFOs aren't as popular as they were during the heyday of "The X-Files," they are still being seen regularly in the skies over Connecticut.
What are we reading right now? If you guess it involves zombies or vampire hunters, then you obviously know us pretty well.
Ray and Steve from Damned Connecticut make their TV debut on "Forum with Len Fasano." And Ray never shuts up!
That's right—this blog was voted the Top Connecticut Travel Blog for 2012! Who knew, right? Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote for Damned Connecticut, and we'll do our best to continue to bring you everything weird, unexplained or unusual that this state has to offer! Thanks again!
The author of A Field Guide to Demons, Vampires, Fallen Angels and Other Subversive Spirits takes the time to answer a few questions about the latest edition of her book and the demons in the world around us.
Local author Cynthia Wolfe Boynton talks about her latest book "Connecticut Witch Trials: The First Panic in the New World."
Dan Wilms, who grew up in the supposedly haunted John York House in Stonington, recently took the time to answer some questions about his experiences there.
The author of the new book Wicked Bridgeport takes the time to answer a few of our questions about the unusual history of the Park City.
On a recent visit to Vermont, we made sure to visit a few "damned" spots in the Green Mountains.
We're gearing up for October by compiling a list of damned-type events going on around the state, from haunted houses and hayrides to special lectures and lantern tours.
One good thing about the rainy-type weather we here in Connecticut have experienced lately is that we've gotten to experience some unusual weather-related phenomena.
In case you haven't heard, this week marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, the scourge of intelligent design and the grower of one of the best 19th-century scientist beards ever.
Connecticut is a haven for aspiring paleontologists and is rich in dinosaur-related offerings -- so the three major dinosaur finds that were announced this week should interest a few of the local dino-lovers.
It was announced that on Friday, the Ark of the Covenant will be revealed in Ethiopia. Friday has come and gone, and ...
It's once again time for our semi-annual round up of UFO sightings and reports here in Connecticut, courtesy of the Mutual UFO Network.
My son -- an aspiring filmmaker and ghosthunter -- was playing around with his video camera when he captured something weird ...
Is there anyone else out there in the universe? Or have they been trying to get our attention and we've just been looking in the wrong place? We're still trying to find out.
This month's Fairfield Drinking Skeptically meet-up features guest speaker Dr. Charles Wynn, who will discuss his new book And God Said, "Let There Be Evolution."
Is it possible that we have fairies -- tiny winged mystical beings -- right here in Connecticut? One of our readers seems to think so, and she has shared with us photos of what she says are fairies that she and a friend saw on a visit to Little People's Village in Middlebury.
Yale's Peabody Museum is home to a few "damned" things and a good place to visit to get young curious minds headed down the proper "damned" path.
As we near the six-month mark of when we launched Damned Connecticut, we are looking for your feedback on how to make this site better.
More summer reading fun -- this time, Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol in its Masonic and noetic science glory.
A recent mysterious fireball lit up the skies over Texas and reminded us of Connecticut's "meteoric" rise in the annals of astronomical history.
North Carolina license plates claim that state is "First in Flight." Well, there's evidence that the title, as well as the Wright Brothers' place in history, may be in dispute due to the little-known story of Connecticut's Gustave Whitehead.
Friday the 13th is supposed to be the unluckiest date on the calendar, but the history surrounding how exactly that came to be is a bit murky, at best.