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CREEPYPASTA: Beware THE THING THAT STALKS THE FIELDS

Today’s creepypasta originated with an anonymous poster — whose identity remains unknown to this day — over the years it’s developed a reputation as one of the scariest legends to circulate through Reddit, 4chan and more. According to most theories, the story came in the form of an unsent letter found crumpled near the side […]

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The Horrifying History of Tara the Android

Among the ever-growing creepypasta community, the freakiest tales, rumors and theories often begin with mysterious video footage (previous examples we’ve covered here include the nightmarish “Agamemnon Counterpart,” the eerie “Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv” and the notorious “Barbie Interview”). One of the earliest videos to spark the imaginations of countless social media users is a deeply disturbing […]

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AGAMEMNON COUNTERPART: A Nightmarish Viral Video That Infects Your Mind

There are viral videos, and there are VIRAL videos. That is, some videos have a mythical reputation for invading viewers’ subconscious minds through images and sounds, infecting their unprepared brains like a digital parasite. One of these notorious clips — and the source of this infamous creepypasta — goes by the cryptic name “Agamemnon Counterpart.” The […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Chilling Story of a Haunted Game Cartridge

One of the most infamous creepypastas first surfaced in September of 2010, and has since evolved into an entire subcategory of “haunted game” discussions, memes and fan fiction. It’s known by many titles — the most familiar of these is “BEN Drowned,” but it’s also known as “The Majora’s Mask Haunting” or some variation thereof, […]

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SADAKO 3D! Delving Into THE RING In The Third Dimension!

My journey into the darkest well of the J-horror universe continues! I’ve already revisited the original Japanese RINGU and its sequel RINGU 2. Then I jumped to 2002 for the American remake of THE RING, paired up with its 2005 follow-up THE RING TWO. This week, I wanted a modern take on the mythology of […]

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The Man in This Clip Just Stares at You… But You’d Better Not Stare Back

This serving of creepypasta is more of an acquired taste, so to speak; it might just give you a slight sense of unease, it might be total WTF nonsense, or it might have a more… well, let’s say intense effect. Such is the unpredictable nature of the video clip entitled “Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv.” The origins […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Babysitters Beware… and Heed the Horrific Lesson of THE STATUE

Today’s creepypasta is based on an urban legend that predates the internet, and has since evolved into many different incarnations — probably due to the fact that it delivers maximum creeps in a short, simple and memorable tale of terror. Even today, there are still those who insist that the story of The Statue is […]

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THE THEATER: a Vintage PC Game With a Nightmarish History

Creepypasta lore is filled with strange and unexplained accounts of hacked, haunted and hallucinatory video games, some of which have allegedly affected the minds of those who played them… or maybe even caused their deaths. This entry is one of the most ominous of these stories. It’s also sort of a cautionary tale, about the risks […]

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HBO Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN Investigates the Web’s Scariest Legend

If you’ve been keeping up with our regular creepypasta coverage, you’re probably quite familiar with the most recognizable, most notorious creepypasta character of all time: that faceless figure from your nightmares commonly known as The Slender Man. We first mentioned Slender in an in-depth creepypasta feature on our site’s official launch last October, and while […]

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The Unsettling, Unsolved Mystery of “The Barbie Interview”

Many theories have circulated regarding the origin and authenticity of a fuzzy, distorted video simply titled barbie.avi [including a logical but particularly nightmarish suggestion that appears at the end of this article] but at present, all we have to go on is a particularly disturbing post from the unnamed individual who allegedly watched it in its entirety […]

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This Girl’s Little Pink Backpack Held a Terrifying Secret

This week’s creepypasta has been frightening readers for years, first by way of Reddit and 4chan, then making the rounds on Tumblr, Imgur, 9gag, DeviantArt, and countless other social sites. It’s been shared under a few different titles, but nearly every incarnation involves the discovery of a little girl’s lost backpack, which contained a loose illustrated journal describing […]

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CREEPYPASTA: He Went Down to His Mother’s Basement… and Found the Ultimate Horror

One of the most unsettling of creepypastas reveals an unspeakable nightmare in the heart of your own home… in your immediate family… in your sense of identity, safety and security… none of which can be trusted in the realm of shadows. This week’s entry comes from Reddit’s notorious NoSleep community, and was first posted by […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Horrifying Secret of Disney’s Abandoned “Mowgli’s Palace”

You can practically smell the evil aroma drifting from today’s creepypasta… a truly nightmarish tale that first surfaced as a detailed first-hand account from Christopher Howard Wolf, better known in Reddit circles by the handle “Slimebeast.” That now-infamous story describes the author’s ilicit visit to the grounds of a defunct Disney theme park and resort […]