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CREEPYPASTA: The Horrifying Story of the Haunted Beach Tape

It’s that time of the week, dear creepers! I’ve got my feelers out (so to speak) in search of creepypasta: horrific, skin-crawling and unnervingly convincing tales of terror from the inter- and under-webs. This week I’ve been given a tip from reader Jennifer Hodgson, a mutual creepypasta connoisseur who stumbled across a literally nightmare-inducing account from […]

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THE SHINING Hotel May Soon Become the World’s Largest Horror Museum

The historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, beloved by horror fans as the inspiration for Stephen King’s landmark novel THE SHINING (and recently featured in our list of The World’s Most Haunted Hotels), already attracts legions of King readers and ghost-seeking tourists every year… but if things come together as planned, the century-old landmark […]

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Six of the Scariest Paranormal Activity Videos from the Web

In the wake of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY’s wide release in 2009, hundreds of amateur ghost-hunters, haunting investigators, aspiring documentarians and attention-seeking pranksters came forward with their own homemade videos describing alleged ghost sightings, filmed evidence of demonic shenanigans, or blurred images of unidentified creatures and other unexplained phenomena… and quite a few of these clips have […]

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Dogtown Common — Where Abanbdoned Plush Toys Hide a Deadly Curse

Dogtown Common is a ghost town on a hilltop near Gloucester, Massachusetts with a long, sordid history that begins in 1693. Despite not being suited towards agriculture, its inland location afforded protection from pirates, and many of the well-off families made the area, then known simply as The Commons, their home. By about 1750, pirates […]

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This Vintage Chair May Carry a Deadly Curse

At the turn of the century, a forger named Daniel Awety bought a rural property in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. His son-in-law, Thomas Busby, joined him in his illicit business. Busby was allegedly a bully, and stumbled home from the pub to find Awety seated in his favorite chair. The two argued, and Awety threatened to […]