Thursday, January 17, 2019

Browsing the "Murders & Deaths" Category

Large Yellow Eyes

My name is John Dawson, and I was a beat cop for twenty-two years for a small town in rural West Virginia. People talk and stories get passed around, especially in small towns with few ears but big mouths. Sometimes, [...]

January 16, 2019 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

The Ouija Board Said It Was Hungry

My name is Henry Himura. I work for a large law firm situated near downtown Los Angeles. We’ve handled some of the biggest, most controversial cases in the last two decades and have built quite a name for ourselves. I [...]

January 15, 2019 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

I Woke in Darkness

I don’t have much time left. I have to send this message quickly. I hope somebody saw what I just did, and that they will be ready. We all have to be. I woke up in the dark. The last [...]

January 13, 2019 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

The Honeymoon

Part 1 The day that I married Marjorie, I felt like the luckiest guy in the world. She was smart and beautiful, and ever since I had met her six months earlier, not a day had gone by that I [...]

January 12, 2019 Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

Mr. Banana

We’d been doing civics for the past month. I was teaching second grade at Witherspoon Elementary, struggling to teach the meaning of Gettysburg and the Battle of Princeton to a bunch of eight year-olds, especially without giving a diatribe about [...]

January 11, 2019 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths

I Saw My Name on the News as a Prime Murder Suspect

I was sitting on the sofa, eating a reheated slice of pizza, when I saw it. My Facebook profile picture. On the local news. Underneath the text: PRIME SUSPECT IN JACKSON MURDER. I blinked. Rubbed my eyes once, twice. “The prime [...]

January 7, 2019 Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown


The moment I had signed the sales contract for the old farmhouse I’d been happier than I was in years. You see, in life, I did everything right. I headed the advice of my teachers and parents. After I’d finished [...]

January 5, 2019 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths

The Most Terrifying 911 Call I’ve Ever Received

“911. What’s your emergency?” I said as I answered the phone. “There’s a bat in my house.” A loud scream came over the speaker. “Send someone to come and get it.” “Alright ma’am, I will send animal control over as [...]

January 3, 2019 Beings & Entities, Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

When Catfishing Goes Bad

My cousin Patrick was murdered a few months ago. Yeah, Patrick was weird and self-absorbed, but at the end of the day, he was only twenty-four. I didn’t know much about what happened other than what his friend Jamal told [...]

January 2, 2019 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths

Trick or Treat

“No, I’m going to stay in. It’s been a long day and the most I intend to do tonight is hand out candy.” “Lame. Look, just for once, ignore your spinster instincts and come to Jackson’s. We’ll get sloppy drunk [...]

December 31, 2018 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown