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Remembering “The Snacktime Kid” — The Terrifying Doll That Eats Children’s Hair

The first “hot” Christmas toy I recall from my own distant childhood is probably the Cabbage Patch Kid. Cabbage Patch Kids were launched into the world in 1982, and have been a mainstay at toy shops ever since, having produced hundreds of variants over the decades. The gimmick behind the hard-headed, soft-bodied baby dolls was […]

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This Terrifying Doll Keeps Talking After Her Batteries Are Removed

It looks like Tiffany might have some competition if Chucky gets a look at this video, which was recently shot by a group of teens at a public square in the town of Cusco, southeastern Peru. The footage was uploaded to YouTube yesterday in two parts: the first shows the small battery-operated doll talking, moving […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Is “Nancy’s Doll” to Blame for a Child-Killer’s Horrific Crime?

The following story is reportedly derived from an audio interview with 45-year-old Byron Robertson from El Paso, Texas… who is currently on death row following his conviction for the murder of his five-year old daughter Nancy. A psychiatrist employed by Texas State Police has been conducting an examination of this case to determine if Robertson […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Exclusive Footage of “Beth Parson’s Doll” — The Toy That Would Not Rest

Today’s short, sharp and shocking tale begins with a simple declaration of fact: Beth Parson is dead. She’s been dead for over a century, in fact. But Beth’s favorite toy — the one her family supposedly had buried with her — is very much alive. At least that’s the belief of the people who recorded […]

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Trigger Happy: The Hallucinogenic Horror of Shaye Saint John

Back up, boys and girls… this is gonna get weird. In a way, the following story fits into the pantheon of creepypasta without necessarily being labeled as one; that’s mainly because the mythos which has grown up around the utterly bizarre, surreal and morbidly fascinating character named Shaye Saint John has long since overshadowed the […]

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Spiders, Snakes, Dolls, Trolls and More From Today’s Horrific Headlines

Are you currently buttocks-deep in holiday stress? Yeah, I feel ya there. But relax, we’re here to help… and by “help,” I mean I’m about to show you some incredibly disturbing stuff that’s actually (or allegedly, depending on your level of skepticism) happening in the world around us, to help put our day-to-day problems in […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Five Horrific Tales Lurking in the Darkest Corners of 4chan

Earlier this week, we delved into the history of creepypastas and similar viral horror phenomena, including some of the earliest breeding grounds for these infamously terrifying topics — namely Reddit’s notorious NoSleep community. Another noted source for the mysteries, unsolved cases, myths, legends and other bizarre tales infiltrating the web over the past decade is […]

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Five Chilling Creepypastas Involving Deadly Occult Rituals

Not long after we first launched our regular creepypasta column, we examined a particularly disturbing viral legend reported by a user known as InfernalNightmare333, who broke down a specific set of rules for an extremely spooky party game, through which the player(s) could allegedly summon Satan himself. But it’s been a while since we visited […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Something is Very, Very Wrong With… THE DOLL

Today’s creepypasta, which has gone through many interesting and spooky iterations over the past few years — particularly on 4chan’s paranormal board and various creepypasta discussion threads — actually began in a most ordinary way: with an unusual but thoughtful birthday gift from a man to his wife. But there was nothing ordinary about the doll. […]

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Want to Adopt This Haunted Doll? Better Watch Her Live Video Stream First!

Over the past year or so, we’ve introduced you to dozens of allegedly haunted dolls, many of which have very dangerous reputations. But today, website The Lineup and cable network DESTINATION AMERICA want you to meet a new friend: this antique porcelain doll named Ann, who was once part of a woman’s collection of dolls […]

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The Macabre True Story of Carl Tanzler and His Corpse Bride

To German immigrant Carl Tanzler, the ideal woman was literally heaven-sent: he claimed that when he was a child, his late ancestor Countess Anna Constantia von Cosel appeared to him in a vision, revealing to him the face of his one true love. Tanzler (also known as Carl von Cosel) carried the memory of that lovely woman into […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Ghoulish Gifts for Creepy Kids!

Horror Icons Alphabet Poster Starting at $12.96 at RedBubble.com The ABCs are the pinnacle of any child’s learning process. The ABCs of horror icons are the pinnacle of any horror tot’s learning process. Designed by Mike Boon, this poster boasts friendly images of some of the biggest names in horror: A for Ash, B for […]

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This Creepy Walking Doll Has the Entire World Horrified

It started a couple of years ago in Saltillo, Mexico, when someone shot footage of an unnervingly lifelike doll… a doll with black, soulless eyes… a doll that is shown holding a woman’s hand and apparently walking on its own. YouTube user Antonio Lopez uploaded the clip, which has recently gone viral; to date it’s […]