The 13th Floor

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Tub Time Turns Terrifying in the Gruesome Horror Short BATH BOMB!

A glass of wine, mellow music and a steaming, candlelit bath… what could be more relaxing for the mind and body? Just about anything, it turns out — at least for the unnamed protagonist (Sarah Nicklin) of the gory short film BATH BOMB. Fans of all things macabre have been enjoying spooky bath products years […]

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This Chicken Reportedly Lost Its Head 2 Weeks Ago… and It’s Still Alive

This isn’t the first documened case of this weird and gross phenomenon, but it’s definitely been a while since it made news… and you’re probably grateful for that. But since it’s part of my job to unearth weird and disturbing stuff, I’m gonna drop some icky info you might not have stumbled upon willingly. You’re […]

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EXCLUSIVE: The Dwarves’ Music Video DEVIL’S LEVEL Will Rip Your Eyes Out! [NSFW]

Notoriously twisted shock-rockers The Dwarves have been assaulting ears, eyes, brains and stages for over three decades now — and they’re still embracing that distinctive brand of crazed, grotesque and freakishly fun DIY outsider art that first splattered them across the music map. That’s why it’s our pleasure to offer you the exclusive online premiere […]

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An Evil Puppetmaster Pulls Bloody Strings in Crypt TV’s Short DO NOT

We can always count on the folks at Crypt TV to provide us with a steady stream of new and terrifyingly creative short films to showcase here, but one of their recent uploads would fit equally well in our Creepypasta category — as it’s got all the right ingredients for a viral horror classic. It […]

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Volunteers Appear to Eat Their Own Flesh in This Shocking FB Live Video

[Warning: Graphic images ahead] On March 6, a Facebook Live feed streamed from a museum in Riga, Latvia sparked outrage and controversy through its depiction of a man and woman seemingly cannibalizing themselves in the name of art. The video documents a real-time exhibition titled Eschatology by Latvian artist Arturs Berzinš (who can be seen […]

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Watch the Soska Sisters’ Epic New Action-Comedy Short TWINPOOL!

If you’re a true horror fan, “Twisted Twins” Jen & Sylvia Soska need no introduction… but I’m going to sing their praises again… well, just because they’re awesome, and they’ve just handed an amazing Valentine’s Day gift to genre fans. The filmmaking duo continue to ramp up their creative game with each new project (they’re […]

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Suspected Big-Game Poacher Devoured by Lions… Except for His Head

Once the facts in this case are confirmed, I might file this story under “poetic justice”… or maybe just “Karma’s a Bitch.” According to South Africa’s Eyewitness News, a few scraps of human remains were found last Friday at Ingwelala Private Nature Reserve, near the famous Kruger National Park in the South African province of […]

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If You Find This Envelope in Your Mailbox… You’re Doomed

While the majority of creepypastas have unknown origins, there’s a very good reason the teller of this short but potent tale wishes to remain anonymous — a reason you’ll soon come to appreciate. The post which made its way to the Creepypasta Wiki is the only record of this author’s terrifying encounter with an intruder […]

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Watch the Gruesome, Urban Legend-Inspired Horror Short INCUBATOR!

A man wakes up in a seedy hotel bathtub full of ice with an incision going down his torso… yeah, you probably think you know this story already. But probably not this version! From the wonderfully warped mind of Jimmy Weber — director of 2014’s shocking self-cannibalism feature EAT — comes the equally disturbing earlier […]

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The Beautiful Body Horror of HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME

Many works of surreal cinema bear equally baffling titles, but I can confidently say the title of Ben Aston’s 2014 short film HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME represents 100% truth in advertising. It’s also a pretty amazing work of “extremist drama” that’s more touching than you might expect. Adapted from a short story […]

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This Gruesome “Glitch” Will Turn Your Browsing Session Into a Living Nightmare

In past entries, I’ve referenced various domains, links and files which are rumored to trigger a wide assortment of unfortunate consequences, such as: 1) technical issues like pesky malware and system crashes; 2) mysterious phenomena including strange visions and visitations; and 3) mentally and physically threatening after-effects — including madness and even violent death. This […]

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Watch the Outrageously Gory “Safety Film” FORKLIFT DRIVER KLAUS!

Greetings, cinematic extremists! Time to put your plastic ponchos on, ‘cuz we’re gonna get messy again. I’ve had kind of a rough week, so instead of delving too deeply into the artistic, social and philosophical aspects of extreme horror today, I thought we’d have a little splatstick fun instead… and best of all, today’s entry isn’t […]

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Watch Our Grim and Grisly New Creepypasta Video HOSPITAL FOOD!

The latest installment in our creepypasta web series is definitely not for the squeamish… especially if you’re even slightly afraid of visiting the hospital. All others, brave on… I won’t get too deep into plot spoilers on this episode, but you can probably tell from the title it’s not going to end happily for the […]

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The VHS Tape Bore His Name… and Its Grisly Contents Sealed His Doom

The origins of this gruesome viral tale are still something of a mystery, but the details appear to have be excerpts from the personal journal of a teenager in Belleville, Illinois, who identifies himself only as “John.” The first known entries begin shortly after his family relocated to the new city from Florida, where John […]

Dr. Wertham’s Dilemma: The Rise & Fall of EC Horror Comics

Today’s gory horror films owe more than a debt to the chest-bursting, intestine-twirling Senate Subcommittee-defying horrors of EC Comics’ 1950s “funny books” — TALES FROM THE CRYPT, THE VAULT OF HORROR and THE HAUNT OF FEAR. When comic books first hit newsstands in the 1930s — all in color for a dime — they were […]