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Real Life Scares 

The Bizarre and Gruesome Saga of Linda Hazzard: “The Starvation Doctor”

Doctor Linda Burfield Hazzard was many things to many people: A wealthy socialite. A female doctor in a time when there were almost none. A pioneer in alternative medicine before the term had even been invented. And one of the deadliest female serial killers in history. Her murder method was as unique as her life […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

This Patient Claims Horrifying Creatures Are All Around Us… and He’s Right

Today’s small but pungent serving of creepypasta is garnished with a ghastly twist… so don’t spoil it for the rest of us! The original author is unknown, but let’s assume for the sake of convenience that they work in the medical profession, in the employ of an unnamed mental hospital or psychiatric ward… so you […]

Films 

EYES WITHOUT A FACE: The Thin Veil of Illusion

EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1960) is a film not only about a deranged doctor kidnapping and disfiguring women, it’s also about a father’s love for his daughter and a quest for repentance. There is a duality to the film — a horrific fable that floats between fantasy and reality. Aesthetically, director Georges Franju combines two […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

This Doctor’s Fatal Mistake Introduced Him to THE WOMAN IN THE ELEVATOR

Today’s chilling creepypasta first appeared as a brief entry from an anonymous author claiming to be a former surgeon at a teaching hospital. Throughout his career, the doctor had witnessed all manner of horrors afflicting the human body… but one night he saw something which terrified him so profoundly that he suffered a mental breakdown, […]

Real Life Scares 

Can You Watch as a Parasitic Worm is Removed From a Man’s Eye?

Did the photo and/or the headline above make you flinch? Yeah, well… sorry about that. I was about to reach for the eyewash myself after I came across this story. But then my morbid curiosity got the better of me. Anyhow, here’s the deal: the video below, courtesy of Ophthalmologist Shannon Wong, M.D., shows the […]