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Details Unveiled on Upcoming JASON GOES TO HELL Documentary

Within the horror community (or any group of fans, for that matter), it’s not uncommon for certain entries in a movie franchise to catch hell among one generation of audiences, only to experience a major reevaluation and revival many years or (more often) decades later. One enduring example is the FRIDAY THE 13TH film series, which […]

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You’ll Never Trust Your Phone After Watching the Chilling Short HARVEST

It’s nothing new to read an article or watch a news piece warning about society’s obsession with their smartphones, social media and other technology that seems permanently linked to our own lives and behavior patterns. But Kevin Byrnes’ new short film HARVEST kicks that creeping concern into a paranoid nightmare straight out of a BLACK […]

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Everybody’s Got a Bomb: The Most Horrifying Nuclear Apocalypse Movies Ever Made

Those who grew up during just about any phase of the Cold War know exactly how it feels to have the ever-present possibility of total extinction hovering over our heads like the Sword of Damocles. That metaphorical blade, of course, is the very real concept of global nuclear war — a conflict that, regardless of how or […]

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One Soldier’s Terrifying Nocturnal Encounter with a Monstrous Camel Spider

Today’s skin-crawling tale was handed down from the son of a Marine veteran, whose tour of duty in Afghanistan ended with a horrific accident in which he lost both legs. The official story, as the man related to his teenage son, was that his crippling injury was caused by a land mine… but evidence has […]

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The Creepy Story Behind the Infamous “Lost in the Catacombs” Video

Long before it gained worldwide viral notoriety, the footage you’re about to see was part of a documentary which aired in slightly different versions on multiple TV networks in the early 2000s — most notably a Halloween special on ABC Family (now Freeform) and SCARIEST PLACES ON EARTH on the Sci-Fi Channel (now SyFy). The […]

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The Slenderman Saga Continues in These Chilling Spinoff Tales

With HBO’s new documentary feature BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN arriving next month [watch the interactive trailer here], the most infamous figure in the creepypasta canon has taken yet another long-legged step into the world of popular culture… but unless you’ve been a regular reader and/or contributor in the creepypasta community, you may not know how many […]

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The Horrifying Crimes of Colombia’s Three Deadliest Serial Killers

The phrase “serial killer” is, historically, a relatively recent term. Although there have been serial killers throughout the ages (Jack the Ripper, active in 1888, is usually seen as the grandfather of all serial killers, although others handily predate him, some going back to ancient China), the actual codification of the phenomenon didn’t begin until […]

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Video Store Lovers – Check Out This Short Doc Tribute To Portland, Maine’s VIDEOPORT

I don’t know what it is, but I come from the generation that distinctly remembers just how pivotal and important the video store experience was for me as a movie fan. Spending hours scanning the boxes of VHS tapes and eventually DVDs, taking my time with key decisions as to what cinematic magic would be my […]

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The Haunted Horror of WILLOWBROOK: School of the Damned

A long abandoned and decaying state institution located on New York’s “Borough That Time Forgot” Staten Island, The Willowbrook State School, was known as a “snake pit” — and for good reasons. The facility which was originally designed as a hospital for children with extreme intellectual disabilities who were once called “mentally retarded” back in […]

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This Baltimore Murder House Could Be the Scariest Site You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s an abandoned, overgrown house outside of Baltimore, Maryland that’s known by locals for its horrific history and creepy atmosphere. But only recently, it’s been drawing the attention of urban explorers and paranormal investigators — some of whom believe it to be the dwelling place of an extremely evil presence. According to police reports, on […]

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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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Five Frightening Paranormal Events That Could Be Caused By Sleep Paralysis

If you’re bedeviled by demons, vexed by witches, or mildly annoyed by stubborn shadow people, you can either call the Ghostbusters, or consider that you are suffering from sleep paralysis. Sleep paralysis is a weird disorder that traps people in waking nightmares. When we sleep deeply, our bodies essentially become paralyzed (probably so we don’t […]