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CREEPYPASTA: This Teaser for CARTRIDGE Expands the Infamous Legend of a Haunted Video Game

Some of the most disturbing web legends out there involve video games which have been dangerously altered — whether it be through a horrific curse, the angry spirit of a deceased player, a top-secret mind experiment, or even some combination of the above. Among these tales of dangerous or deadly games, arguably the most enduring and […]

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Nightmarish Video Shows a Blood-Red Cloud Descending on a Brazilian Town

If you’re already on edge anticipating the cosmic horrors which could feasibly be triggered by today’s historic solar eclipse (assuming you’re reading this in North America, that is), the following story probably won’t be very reassuring… A post shared by 🎀Irenny Vieira 🎀 (@irenny_ynneri) on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:47pm PDT In fact, when it […]

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Read the Book! Remembering Time-Life’s MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWN

“I never thought I would believe in it… until it happened to me.” If those words just triggered a slight chill in your bones — or perhaps just a brief flash of goofy nostalgia — you’re definitely not alone. The above quote was first directed to an unflinching camera in 1989 by Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore, […]

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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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Wanna Hook Up With a Ghost Hottie From Thailand’s Urban Legend?

In Thailand —  the so-called “Land of Smiles” — we believe in something deeper than meets the eye: those spirits, ghosts, and other dark entities that we can’t see or explain, but have nevertheless become one of our favorite (and unavoidable) aspects of our culture. Since the old days, we’ve been told countless creepy urban […]

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This Dream Job Has Just One Small Catch: GHOSTS!

From the “Too Good to Be True” files comes a recent job posting on Childcare.co.uk, which has suddenly gone viral this week, popping up in articles by Cosmopolitan, Mashable and AOL News… for reasons which will soon become apparent. According to the listing, a married couple in Scotland — whose careers include a great deal […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Mystery Hacker Trolls a Computer Class — Then the REAL Horror Begins

Technology’s pervasive hold on our day-to-day lives is one of the most common themes in creepypasta horror stories… but today’s featured tale gets right to the heart of the beast, so to speak. The following information comes from a cached blog formerly hosted on the private server of Clearwood Elementary School in Lawton, New Jersey. […]

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How to Summon an Otherworldly Entity with Your Bathroom Mirror!

So you want to summon a supernatural entity or demon into your bathroom mirror… What are ya, crazy or something? You’re meddling with forces beyond your control or understanding, piercing the veil between Life and Death, and imperiling your immortal soul… and for what? So you can freak out your friends? Seriously: Do not perform […]

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Beyond THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES: The Strange Case of John Keel

For my money, one of the best horror films of the 21st century is the 2002 supernatural thriller THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES.  I love its moody atmosphere, impressionistic visuals and dreamlike narrative.  Above all I love the haunted worldview behind the narrative—which comes from the brilliant but troubled mind of a writer named John Keel. In […]

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The Unsolved Disappearances of Vermont’s Own “Bermuda Triangle”

The Bermuda Triangle, on the western edge of the Atlantic Ocean, has for centuries had a dubious reputation. Mariners have long reported strange occurrences including malfunctioning compasses, strange lights, weird creatures, and the occasional ghost ships. Since the early days of exploration many ships and even planes have gone missing within the confines of the Triangle. […]

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From Exec-Producer Neil Marshall, A Vengeful Spirit Returns In This First Trailer To DARK SIGNAL!

Here’s a new horror flick to put on your radar! In DARK SIGNAL, the spirit of a murdered girl returns with a message for the staff of a local radio station. Directed by Edward Evers-Swindell, from a script written by Edward Evers-Swindell and Antony Jones, DARK SIGNAL stars Siwan Morris, Gareth David-Lloyd, Joanna Ignaczewska, Duncan […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Dark and Horrible Secret of GREYWATER GARDENS

As with so many creepypasta tales, today’s entry was posted anonymously… and given the author’s grim secret, it’s easy to understand why he didn’t wish his identity to be discovered. As it turns out, on the property known as Greywater Gardens, it would seem dark secrets are a kind of currency. The author does not explain […]

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CREEPYPASTA: This Ritual Allegedly Enables You to Converse With the Dead… But Be Careful!

[NOTE: The images in this article contain nine ghostly human figures. Can you spot them all?] In the past, we’ve written in detail about creepy occult rituals and other mystical “games,” many of which imply lethal repercussions for those who fail to follow the rules, or refuse to take them seriously. This is another such […]