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Newfound Photo May Reveal Origins of the Winchester Mystery House

Long before the release of the film WINCHESTER, we’ve covered the bizarre history and otherworldly legends of San Jose, CA’s infamous “Mystery House” on this site [here’s a detailed look at the mansion, its designer and the house’s ominous legacy]. But a new revelation from the house’s curators could potentially cast a new light on […]

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Houston Homeowner Discovers Woman’s Remains Trapped in a Wall

There have been countless horror stories from new-home buyers — some of which include shocking revelations about the property’s previous owners which the seller either failed to reveal, or simply didn’t know about. We’re assuming this is a case of the latter. According to KHOU News, police were called to the scene after the tenant […]

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Ghost Hunters Question an Alleged Poltergeist… and Get an Unexpected Reply [VIDEO]

Paranormal investigator Kyle Thompson is a former soldier and doesn’t scare too easily… so when he gets a little freaked out, I’m thinking his fellow ghost-hunters should pay very close attention to their present situation. One notable and unsettling example is an incident Thompson’s team recently captured on camera, while taking readings in a house […]

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Sinkhole Reveals a Creepy Secret Room Beneath a Family’s Garage

Sinkholes are scary enough on their own… imagine minding your own business when the ground suddenly opens up to swallow whatever — or whomever — is unfortunate enough to be standing on that particular spot. Brittany Bush and her family were lucky enough to escape injury when one such hole literally caused the bottom to drop […]

We Answer Listener Questions and Talk The HOUSE Franchise On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Ryan revisited THE BLOB 88 after last week’s interview with FX legend Tony Gardner, as well as TALES FROM THE HOOD. He also watched THE LESSON, the live action version of ATTACK ON TITAN […]

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The Dark and Horrible Secret of GREYWATER GARDENS

As with so many creepypasta tales, this entry was posted anonymously… and given the author’s grim secret, it’s easy to understand why he didn’t wish his identity to be discovered. As it turns out, on the property known as Greywater Gardens, it would seem dark secrets are a kind of currency. The author does not explain […]

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TINDER TERROR: The Scariest Hookup Story of All Time?

I know, we’ve all been there… being single and down to mingle usually presents an social minefield for all but the bravest of us, and while online dating apps are often helpful for folks whose social circles are a bit… well, smaller than most (guilty), there’s always some risk involved in letting your guard down. Sure, […]

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Who Was “Christy” — and What REALLY Happened to Her?

Today’s viral tale comes shrouded in ambiguity, so don’t expect easy answers to the questions posed in that headline. Those who read the unnamed author’s account of his marriage and its tragic aftermath have differing interpretations of what may have truly happened during one brief and surreal period of his life — but most agree […]

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Five Horrific Tales Lurking in the Darkest Corners of 4chan

We’ve previously delved into the strange history of creepypastas and similar viral horror phenomena, including some of the earliest breeding grounds for these infamously terrifying topics — namely Reddit’s notorious NoSleep community. Another noted source for the mysteries, unsolved cases, myths, legends and other bizarre tales infiltrating the web over the past decade is 4chan […]

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New Homeowner Discovers a Legacy of Horror in “The Baby’s Room”

The young woman who related today’s chilling tale refers to herself only as “May,” and her actual identity has never been disclosed. Her story, however, seems vaguely familiar, like a long-forgotten nightmare… and ends with a shocking revelation. While working on her doctorate thesis, May moved to a new home following an unpleasant breakup with […]

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Spookhouse Visitors Seeking “The Clown with Bloody Teeth” Get More Than They Bargained For

Today’s shocking tale describes events which allegedly occurred just before Halloween 2015, and can be traced back to a board update from a Reddit user named Sarah (a.k.a. amethystlocke), who posted it roughly eight months ago. Sarah’s update was a repost of a chilling series of email and phone exchanges between herself and a close […]

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A Stranger in My Wall: Terrifying True Tales of Unseen “House Guests”

You guys, I have a fork problem. For some reason, my forks were all going missing, and eventually I had only one left. So we got new forks, and so far they seem to be sticking around. But I just can’t get over an entire set of forks (save one) disappearing out of my apartment […]

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Watch Mike Williamson’s Acclaimed and Terrfying New Short Film DEATHLY!

[Warning: NSFW content ahead] The shocking new haunted-house short DEATHLY has been freaking out audiences at film festivals around the world since its premiere at UK’s Frightfest last Fall, and it recently made its online debut via Entertainment Weekly. Directed by Mike Williamson, DEATHLY stars Alan Ruck (CARNAGE PARK) as a widower whose intense grief is […]

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5 More Memorable VHS Marketing Gimmicks!

If you got a kick out of the previous installment of VHS box gimmicks here on Blumhouse.com, here’s another helping of home video ballyhoo that’s sure to impress your analog inclinations! Here are five more pieces of outstanding VHShowmanship that encouraged you to rent, buy and simply marvel at the incredible ingenuity those VHS mongers […]

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Rural Explorer Enters a Long-Abandoned Farmhouse… and Finds Something Horrifying Inside

Urban Exploration (a.k.a. UrbEx, UrbX, or just “Creeping” in some circles) is definitely a thing — especially among photographers, extreme tourists and scare-seekers who take their nightmares straight up (with a twist of potential paranormal shenanigans) by digging through the rubble of abandoned locations. Urbex’s country cousin, Rural Exploration, hasn’t made quite enough press until […]