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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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Creepypasta 

Church Service Included a Surprise Exorcism… Then the REAL Horror Began

Today’s tale may have surfaced more recently among the creepypasta community, but the most commonly-shared version is reportedly derived from the testimony of multiple witnesses during a church ceremony which took place in a small New England town in the early 1980s. Details of some events may have been altered, and the names of certain […]

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Eerie Facebook Image Allegedly Shows a Winged “Demon” Walking the Streets

It all started with a single image post from Facebook user Richard Christianson in Phoenix, Arizona… captioned only with this question: “What the hell do you see in this picture… for reals? Anybody?” Since that post, which popped up on New Year’s Day (and apparently has since been removed), all of Facebook exploded with theories […]

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These Horrifying Dolls PROBABLY Won’t Kill You in Your Sleep This Christmas

In the interest of your mental health, if you suffer from pediophobia — the fear of dolls, as defined by the American Psychiatric Association — I’d strongly suggest you stop reading this article immediately. All others, brave onward… ‘cuz I’m about to give you a serious case of the creeps. The bizarre but extremely popular […]

SHOCK WAVES Episode 30: The Rise Of The “Shockers,” Year End Recommendations & I’ll Be AMSTERDAMNED

This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, we talk about the rise of the “Shockers,” the new Facebook group “Shock Waves Horror Movie Club” created by our listeners and fully endorsed by the Shock […]

Creepypasta 

Does the Bizarre Board Game RAP RAT Have a Horrifying History?

Jackson Stewart’s retro-stylin’ horror feature BEYOND THE GATES has a lot of genre fans looking fondly back to that once-popular trend of VHS-based interactive board games like NIGHTMARE, in which players are guided by the instructions and time limits decreed by an onscreen game-master. Those players’ fates are decided not by a roll of the […]

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How to Play the Terrifying Game “Don’t Look Behind You”

When I was a kid, we used to play a slumber party game called “Don’t Look Behind You”. The game has forever haunted me. The terror brought on from the power of suggestion during the game (or possibly the demon) has frightened me well into my adulthood. I’ll also state that I have seen multiple […]

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The Demon Murder Case of Arne Cheyenne Johnson

We, as humans, tend to like happy endings. We like when the bad guy loses. We like when the hero falls in love. We like when the kids are safe. From time to time, we’ll mix in a sad story to break up the pace, but let’s be honest – would STAR WARS be a […]

Films 

Are Freddy Krueger and Slender Man the Same Person?

The boogeyman exists, and it exists for just one purpose: to scare the bejeezus out of you. That’s why I spent a significant portion of my childhood cowering under my bedsheets, hoping that Freddy Krueger wouldn’t kill me in my sleep. Because say what you will about the disfigured child murderer who became an all-powerful […]

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The “Ghost Possession” Crisis Continues to Sweep Malaysia!

In the Southern Asian region of Malaysia, several schools were reportedly afflicted by what officials call an outbreak of “mass hysteria,” as students claim to have been possessed by vampiric ghosts. Not only have the Malaysian students seen the evil spirits, but have been physically assaulted… and in a desperate attempt to cleanse the schools […]

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Exorcist Claims This Footage Shows a Woman Possessed by Demonic “Jinn”

Over the weekend, a bizarre and disturbing 15-minute video was uploaded to YouTube which its posters claim is footage of a young woman under the control of supernatural entities known as Shaytan Jinn — beings originally described in Arabic folklore, and later considered by some Muslims to be powerful and malicious creatures in league with […]

Five FRIDAY THE 13TH Characters That Deserve Action Figures

In the world of toys, the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise has gotten so much love over the years that it’s become hard to even keep track of all the different action figures. Companies like McFarlane Toys, Sideshow Collectibles, Mezco, and NECA have milked the franchise for (almost) all it’s worth, collectively putting out toys based […]

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Does This Japanese Kleenex Commercial Contain a Deadly Curse?

The following 30-second spot for Kleenex tissues, which apparently aired on Japanese television in the mid-1980s, doesn’t appear to depict anything more than an oddball scene of a woman dressed in white playing with an annoyed red-painted baby while a sugary tune plays in the background. But some people are convinced this commercial is haunted […]