The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Terror in Tonopah: The Clown Motel, The Old Cemetery, and The Lady in Red

Clowns. They are terrifying. Whoever thought that a grown adult in oversized clothing and more makeup than a pageant child playing tricks on people was a good idea is seriously demented. Whoever came up with the idea for a Clown Motel should be institutionalized. http://whitedogblog.tumblr.com/post/142827558289 The Clown Motel is located in Tonopah, Nevada, better known […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

This Creepy Tweet from Spain Reveals a Yeti-Like Monster

As wacko as this whole story sounds, it’s definitely struck a chord out there: it all started with a tweet attributed to the Spanish site ForoCoches (a forum devoted to cars, not monsters), which contained a strange photo allegedly taken on the slopes of the Pyrenees: the image seems to depict a gigantic, ape-like creature, covered with snowy-white fur […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

CREEPYPASTA: He Went Down to His Mother’s Basement… and Found the Ultimate Horror

One of the most unsettling of creepypastas reveals an unspeakable nightmare in the heart of your own home… in your immediate family… in your sense of identity, safety and security… none of which can be trusted in the realm of shadows. This week’s entry comes from Reddit’s notorious NoSleep community, and was first posted by […]

Real Life Scares 

CREEPYPASTA: The Horrifying Secret of Disney’s Abandoned “Mowgli’s Palace”

You can practically smell the evil aroma drifting from today’s creepypasta… a truly nightmarish tale that first surfaced as a detailed first-hand account from Christopher Howard Wolf, better known in Reddit circles by the handle “Slimebeast.” That now-infamous story describes the author’s ilicit visit to the grounds of a defunct Disney theme park and resort […]

Real Life Scares 

Before You Google Yourself… Read the Horrific Tale of Annora Petrova

Like so many creepypastas, this week’s wide-awake nightmare is truly a product of our times — as it cruelly twists the threads of a person’s real-life identity and her online persona into one horrific, inescapable fate. An accomplished figure skater from Portland, Oregon, Annora Petrova (or “Annie” to her friends and family) was practically born […]

Real Life Scares 

The Terrifying History of a Cursed Statue Named “The Goddess of Death”

It was allegedly unearthed in 1878, but it likely dates back more than three thousand years; the ancient limestone statue was originally dubbed “The Woman of Lemb” after the town in the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus where it was discovered… but the grim and fateful legend that soon surrounded the artifact quickly earned it […]

Real Life Scares 

Video Allegedly Reveals a Spirit Inhabiting This Nightmarish Portrait

The terrifying mystery came to light a little over five years ago, when a UK man named Sean Robinson inherited a macabre oil painting from his grandmother. The untitled piece — which has since been dubbed “The Anguished Man” — is said to be a self-portrait of the deeply disturbed artist, who had supposedly mixed his […]

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CREEPYPASTA: “Never Again” — The Gruesome Revenge of Lacy Morgan

Is that a chilly December wind whispering through the crack in your door… or is it something else? Maybe it’s just a little reminder that it’s time for a new creepypasta! For this week’s installment, I found the perfect winter-themed entry, posted three years ago by an anonymous user. The author recounted suffering years of […]

Music 

Talkin’ Tracks – LEGEND

“I require the solace of the shadows and the dark of the night. Sunshine is my destroyer” – Darkness (LEGEND, 1985) When it comes right down to it, one of the earliest movie memories I have that sticks in my mind is of Tim Curry as the character ‘Darkness’ in the Ridley Scott fantasy classic […]

Films 

BEYOND FEST Is Back With A Vengeance! Oct 1st-12th!

For the last 2 years, Beyond Fest has been one of the best film festivals to properly kick off the Halloween season, and with this announcement video (which could be my favorite promo for a film fest ever), this year promises to be the biggest and baddest of them all! The video, which features a […]