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Thousands of Slime-Oozing Eels Caused This Bizarre Highway Horror

Did you think we were slacking off on skin-crawling true horror stories from the animal kingdom? I’m delighted to say that’s totally not the case — in fact, this one is about as creepy as they come. Just read on, and enjoy the pretty pictures. We’re not visiting Australia or Florida today for our usual […]

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America’s Jack the Ripper: The Servant Girl Annihilator

Three years before London’s most famous serial killer terrorized the prostitutes, a serial killer had the women of Austin, Texas in a constant state of dread. Given the moniker Servant Girl Annihilator by American author O. Henry, this killer was said to be responsible for eight axe murders during the years 1884 and 1885. All […]

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The Strange Mystery of the Starchild Skull Found in Mexico

Somewhere around 1930, a young girl exploring an abandoned mine in southwest Chihuahua, Mexico unearthed a startling and frightening discovery. It was a skull, buried deep within the tunnels. From the size and shape, she ascertained that it was a child-sized human skull. Next to the child’s skull was a full-sized human skeleton lying face up […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Recalling a Horrifying Childhood Encounter With THE COUCH

Childhood fears lurk at the heart of so many viral horror tales — from dark, fuzzy memories of lost TV episodes, to murderous predators lurking in the deepest shadows of the bedroom — and those nightmares sometimes return to haunt us as we grow older. Such is the case for one anonymous user known only […]

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Attend a Live SHOCK WAVES Taping at Midsummer Scream Con

This July 29th and 30th, the Midsummer Scream Convention is returning to the town of Long Beach, CA. This Halloween-themed festival celebrates everything from haunts to spooky theme parks to horror films. Midsummer Scream features plenty of vendors, amazing guests like Elvira/Cassandra Peterson and Sid Haig, and fourteen different haunted attraction walk-thru experiences. And the SHOCK WAVES and Blumhouse.com crew […]

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The Mystery Of The Jersey Devil!

Cryptozoology is the pseudoscience that is set out to determine whether or not mythological and folkloric creatures are real as well as discovering and identifying unknown creatures and shedding light on animals once thought extinct. It is well known for its attempted discovery of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and even the goat-suckers of Mexico, […]

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The Strange, Unexplained Disappearance of Zebb Quinn

Familiar with the name Zebb Quinn? You should be. His disappearance some 17 years ago has left holes in many hearts, and still to this day, the investigation looks as though it may never be solved. Read on for one of the stranger missing persons cases out there. The Story People go missing every day. […]

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CREEPYPASTA: If You Find This Envelope in Your Mailbox… You’re Doomed

While the majority of creepypastas have unknown origins, there’s a very good reason the teller of this short but potent tale wishes to remain anonymous — a reason you’ll soon come to appreciate. The post which made its way to the Creepypasta Wiki is the only record of this author’s terrifying encounter with an intruder […]

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5 Japanese Urban Legends that Should Be Made Into Horror Films

Japanese horror films are some of the scariest films ever made. Mostly rooted in legends and ancient tales, they present centuries old tested stories that have scared for generations. Still there are few stories from Japan that could be easily made into some very frightening films. Here are just five Japanese urban legends, both old and […]

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5 Incredibly Strange Urban Legends About Casinos

If you’ve ever been to a casino, you know just how surreal the experience can be. With bright multi-colored lights bursting from every corner and the cacophony of the machines assaulting your ears with a wide array of joyous discord, it’s almost as though the room was designed to not just assault your senses, but […]

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Dead Ned: Is A Deceased Alien Buried In Texas?

The truth is out there. Way out there. Like rural-Texas-tumbleweeds out there. To say Aurora, Texas is small is an understatement. The town has a population of about 1,200. It’s the kind of place where everybody knows everybody, and everybody in Aurora knows Ned. Ned is a dead alien, and he became a permanent resident […]

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A Look At The New Immersive Theater Experience From Creep LA, THE WILLOWS!

For those that have been lucky enough to attend Creep LA, you will know that Justin Fix and the creative team behind it are making a very strong mark on the immersive theatre scene in LA. Within a fleeting two years, the experience has not only created a buzz as one of the top new […]

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10 Upcoming Horror Films We Can’t Wait to See at Fantasia Film Festival

In one week, Blumhouse.com is headed to Montreal, Canada for Fantasia Film Festival International. This annual fest has become known for showing some of the world’s best upcoming horror, fantasy, and science fictions films. Keep checking Blumhouse.com for all our festival coverage next week. Here are ten of the Fantasia Fest features we can’t wait […]