Every town has its tales and its secrets. The most horrific tales are often well-guarded and found in the most obscure places. However, Fortierville wants the world to know that a tomb of a martyred child deserves your love.
Aurore The Child Martyr
When one grows up in the province of Québec, it doesn’t matter which town or metropolis you’re from; you hear the name Aurore, and you know everything. Quebecers don’t need more than ‘Aurore’ to know whom one is referring to.
The story of Aurore transcends time and defies any other legend or folktale. One may ask how and why; the answer is simple: the story has next to no exaggeration. That one story of a real little girl, a child, has been told from generation to generation throughout an entire province and yet, it’s always the same story.
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2023 has just begun, and it’s time to learn new things and dig deeper into our gothic side to enjoy the morbid and unusual. Let’s start with something light and dark, shall we?
Card Games And Fairy Tales
New Year’s greetings, Biters! Let’s kick 2023 off with a rather odd choice for a GBM article. I want to look at Yu-Gi-Oh!.
Now, I want to discuss something other than the anime or manga. I want to look at the real-world trading card game, but even more so, one card in particular, The Unhappy Maiden.
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Daylight saving time might go back to the first world war when electricity and power weren’t abundant but still something we practise in many countries to this day. But it means something entirely different for people like me.
This Is Not A History Class
When it’s time to ‘Fall Back,’ I get quite excited. It’s not because of the one more hour of sleep illusion, but because there will be less daylight. Society targets people like me when most agree that the sun is the main power for humankind as we function better and see better, including Vitamin D and E.
For as long as time, humankind progressed in daylight. It’s a general consensus that society made it ‘normal’ for people to work during the day and sleep at night. Not aware of places where daylight is less abundant all year round and is home to many people. Of course, those places are situated toward the poles but exist and are welcoming.
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Today’s journey takes us to another infamous doctor, a bit lesser-known than Harold Shipman but just as deadly from the United Kingdom.
Not All Doctors Are Good
Thomas Neill Cream, or Dr. Cream, was a Scottish-Canadian medical doctor, graduate from the Montréal McGill University in Québec, Canada. It earned him the moniker of the Lamberth Poisoner as he used strychnine to poison his victims.
Thomas was born in May 1850 and dreamed of becoming a doctor. It was an era where people put their complete trust in doctors and medicine as there was no other way to inform oneself about anatomy and medical procedures. Also, doctors took an oath to save lives.
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Not many gothic cartoons out there, but Hotel Transylvania is a franchise Alexa Wayne fell in love with!
Hotel Transylvania goes Canadian and I’m proud! When I first watched Hotel Transylvania, I quickly fell in love with the story even though 3D is not my cup of tea.
The characters, the originality, and the breath of fresh air the subject brought were fascinating.
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Gothic Bite Magazine loves to interview everyone, including those walking straight out of an Epic Gothic novel such as, The Gravedigger. Come meet with Clémentine Lyon.
The First Professional Vampirologist
Dr. Clémentine Lyon is a professional vampirologist. She is a parapsychologist with a doctorate in anthropology and history. She is here to talk about her experience with “living” vampires. Now, this is how interviewing a professional vampirologist happens at Gothic Bite Magazine!
Hello, everyone. I am Clémentine Lyon, a doctor in anthropology and history. My specialization is in ancient history, more precisely legends and folklore. I developed an interest in vampires when realizing that the term of “forceful bite” happened to be mentioned everywhere around ancient civilizations from around the globe.
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This month dedicates itself to one Native American folklore often used but not well understood outside of the cultural belief. Someone capable of shifting to animal shapes and can haunt you to your last breath. It is with much carefulness that we present a terrifying legendary monster native of North America.
First of All
When I started writing, I promised myself that I would have
Native Americans in each of my stories. Some may ask why, and this is my
answer: I live in the French province of Quebec in Canada where many older
people sharing the bloodline of Native Americans suffered shame from other
Me, I am proud and taught my grandpa, who raised me, to be proud of his blood and magnificent rich ancestry. My grandfather was Native American, part of the Mohawk people to be more précised. On my grandmother’s side, while she was Acadian, she did also share some Native American blood we believed to be Ojibwe.
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Promoting the art of Gothic artist is something Gothic Bite Magazine has the honor to do and we love it! Even more when the art is a tribute to a generation and done with much passion. Welcome to Danny Micheal Vaillancourt!
Soulless Chicken Soup!
Danni Michael Vaillancourt aka Soulless Chicken Soup is 26 years old and a digital artist and writer from the French province of Québec, city of Montréal in Canada.
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Ghosts aren’t the only ones crawling their way into our monitors anymore. We know that werewolves are coming if we listen to some testimonies from Terror In The Woods and even Paranormal Witness. Now, another creature is creep its way into our lives… Continue reading Evil Encounters
I always was a horror fan. Just as much as I like good ones with great stories, I enjoy the cheesy ones for a laugh.
Because once I went to the video club — yes, I’m that old and nothing was interesting, I pulled out 11:11.
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Slasher is an American Horror Story style show. Each season, 2 of them so far, have not only a different story but unlike AHS have a completely different cast.
Coming to us from Canada, I will warn that this series is not for the faint of heart. The TV-MA rating is correct.
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Mrs. Blackwood was a book that I was honestly wary of in the beginning. I did not deny that the writer had undeniable talent.
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Canada is not very much popular when it comes to hauntings and monsters. However, we apparently have a Canadian Lizard Monster!
A Canadian Monster
The possibility of a Canadian Lizard Monster fascinates me. I was doing some research for Gothic Bite Magazine on monsters, when I stumbled upon an article mentioning a Top 10 Canadian Monsters.
I had to take a look, although most are strange and rather “drunkard” stories in my opinion, the one that took me by surprise was, the Thetis Lake Monster.
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