Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Browsing the "Murders & Deaths" Category

The Sunnyside Murders

Serial killers have always fascinated me. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve found myself both scared and intrigued by psychos like Ted Bundy or Clementine Barnabet. And as I grew older, my interest only increased. I was from Atlanta. [...]

December 24, 2018 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths

Campfire Stories

“In the morning, she goes to wake her friend, so she won’t be late for class. She doesn’t realize right away why her friend isn’t answering, why she’s not getting up. Then she pulls back the blanket. Her friend’s throat [...]

December 19, 2018 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths

A Very Special Christmas Supper

The first time you meet your girlfriend’s family is extremely important. Maybe they will become your family too. You have to be funny and charming, but not too funny or to charming that it seems unnatural. You don’t want to [...]

December 18, 2018 Murders & Deaths, Rites & Rituals

Goodnight Precious

My son is 2 years old and does. Not. Sleep. So when I saw an ad online for Goodnight Precious: the only book GUARANTEED put your child to sleep, I clicked. I was skeptical — but there was a video demonstration on [...]

December 16, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Murders & Deaths
find yourself in a tunnel

You Find Yourself in a Tunnel

You find yourself in pitch darkness. You don’t entirely know where you are, how you got there, you simply don’t remember. Neither, you thought to yourself at that moment, do you care. Your main priority was just to get out [...]

December 11, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths
the hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker

The stars gleamed above the treetops in the moonless sky for a few short minutes as malicious, black storm clouds slowly rolled into view. Flashes of lightning illuminate the skyline followed shortly by thunderous booms that shake the ground with [...]

November 29, 2018 Murders & Deaths
I've Never Seen A Child Eat Their Pet Before

I’ve Never Seen A Child Eat Their Pet Before

When I joined the case at 47 County Street, I didn’t know what to expect. As a social worker, I see all kinds of screwed up things from child abuse, to children abusing their parents. Yet, when I got the [...]

November 23, 2018 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown


The window of opportunity was closing. Soon, he would return, and likely bring his inanimate metallic friends with him. Although Marty had sustained only a glancing blow, the perpetrator likely did not realize this among the haze and blur of [...]

November 21, 2018 Murders & Deaths
How Do You Kill a Monster?

How Do You Kill a Monster?

“Ben? What are you doing in there?” I glanced up at the door briefly where my wife stood on the other side. “I’ll just be another minute.” There was no point in answering her question. She knew what I was [...]

November 6, 2018 Murders & Deaths
New England Residents Beware

New England Residents Beware

  WARNING: This story contains graphic violence.   One night outside Longfield, Massachusetts was all it took to never feel peace again. The little town is not too far from Thoreau’s famed Walden, and curiosity drove me and some like-minded [...]

November 4, 2018 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown