The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Munchausen by Proxy Murder: The Terrifying Tale of Gypsy Rose & Dee Dee Blancharde

[Warning: Potentially disturbing content ahead] Gypsy Rose Blancharde was an inspirational little girl. Bound to a wheelchair, Gypsy Rose fought leukemia, muscular dystrophy, seizures, hair loss, teeth loss, and was even displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Through many charitable organizations including Make-A-Wish and Habitat for Humanity, Gypsy Rose Blancharde and her mother Claudinnea “Dee Dee” Blancharde […]

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The Disturbing Story of Wisconsin’s Boy Scout Lane

 The Boy Scouts of America were founded in 1910,with the goal of building better citizens, developing character, and teaching self-reliance through camping, wearing yellow ascots, and tying knots. Since then, they have become the subject line in many an urban legend. This scary, supposedly true scout tale takes place in Stevens Point, Wisconsin at a […]

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Wisconsin Students Creeped Out By Campus Clown

It seems there’s been another spike in reports of creepy clowns on the prowl… this week it’s happening at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin, where a silently ominous clown in an orange prison jumpsuit has been sighted on multiple occasions stalking the campus grounds. Local TV stations WKOW and WISN both report that the clown’s […]

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12-Year-Old Says Creepypasta Clown ‘Laughing Jack’ Told Her To Kill

When we began our weekly tradition of sharing the strange, fascinating and often terrifying viral legends known as creepypasta, I recounted a tragic real-life case where the line between myth and reality became dangerously blurred: last year, two Wisconsin girls stabbed and nearly killed a classmate, claiming to have done the deed on the orders […]