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CREEPYPASTA: A Best-Selling Author Recalls a Horrifying Visit From Slenderman

It’s been a while since we last delved into the mythos of the most infamous creepypasta legend — the unearthly, faceless being who goes by many names, including “The Operator,” “The Tall One” and “Der Großmann.” His most common nickname is, of course, Slenderman… and the few who claim to have encountered him and survived […]

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CHARMED, STRANGER THINGS and CULT OF CHUCKY — This Week’s Horror News Rundown

The whole entertainment industry shut down for the holidays, but they’re back and so are we with exciting new developments in the world of horror movies and television! This week on The Horror News Rundown we’re highlighting the reboot of a cult classic fantasy series, the latest entry in a beloved horror franchise, the start […]

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The SLENDER MAN Movie Has Found Its Director!

The legend of the SLENDER MAN not only continues to be the most intriguing and well known of the infamous creepypastas, but it’s one that’s long been rumored for the big screen. Earlier this year, we heard rumblings that a script for a feature was being written. And HBO is gearing up for the premiere […]

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CREEPYPASTA: 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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Just Released: Check Out the Trailer for the New SLENDERMAN Documentary

HBO just released the trailer for the new Slenderman documentary entitled BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN. The movie examines the creation and evolution of the popular CreepyPasta horror character, but largely focuses on the 2014 crime where a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl was stabbed 19 times by two classmates because they said Slenderman told them to. The new documentary […]

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Are Freddy Krueger and Slender Man the Same Person?

The boogeyman exists, and it exists for just one purpose: to scare the bejeezus out of you. That’s why I spent a significant portion of my childhood cowering under my bedsheets, hoping that Freddy Krueger wouldn’t kill me in my sleep. Because say what you will about the disfigured child murderer who became an all-powerful […]

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Scary Monsters & Super Creeps: Ten Terrifying Creepypasta Creatures

Today, we’re going to look at some of the most chilling viral web tales from creepypasta culture (many of which we’ve covered on these pages over the past year) which revolve around a mythical creature, an inhuman demonic being or similar malevolent entity — in short, a who’s-who (or what’s-what) of creepypasta’s scariest monsters. For […]

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When Creepypasta Kills: The Chilling Upcoming Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN

Anyone who frequents this website has become intimately familiar with Creepypasta, those little servings of horror in legend and real life. For your typical fright fan, they provide entertaining diversions—but what happens when an obsession with a popular modern myth takes over an impressionable mind? It happened in 2014 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and the story […]

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Ten Infamous Creepypastas Based on a Single Terrifying Image

Over the years, we’ve searched every corner of the web for the scariest, most popular and most perplexing examples of internet phenomena known as “Creepypasta,” and shared our findings with you. [For a quick primer, be sure to check out our list of The 10 Creepiest Creepypastas, some of which are recapped below.] In our ongoing […]

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Spring-Heeled Jack: The Weirdest Urban Monster In History!

From the Loch Ness Monster to Bigfoot to The Jersey Devil, hundreds of people have reported seeing mysterious, impossible monsters, but the strangest of all these creatures is Britain’s Spring-Heeled Jack. Described as a tall, thin man with a devil’s face and claws for hands, Jack could breathe fire and leap over 10 feet. For […]

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The “Ghost Possession” Crisis Continues to Sweep Malaysia!

In the Southern Asian region of Malaysia, several schools were reportedly afflicted by what officials call an outbreak of “mass hysteria,” as students claim to have been possessed by vampiric ghosts. Not only have the Malaysian students seen the evil spirits, but have been physically assaulted… and in a desperate attempt to cleanse the schools […]

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5 Reasons We Aren’t Seeing a lot of Creepypasta Movies

Last month at Phoenix ComicCon I was part of a panel that discussed “the future of horror media”. We chatted about trends, popular sub-genres, and what type of movements we think will explode next. At the end, we opened it up to audience questions. One of the first questions asked was “Why are Creepypastas not […]

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Will There FINALLY Be an Official Slender Man Movie?

We’re approaching this story with cautious optimism, considering that there have already been more than a few failed attempts to bring the most infamous creepypasta character of all time to the big screen. If you’re wondering what the hell we’re talking about, first be sure to check out our introduction to the entire creepypasta phenomenon, […]