Saturday, April 20, 2019

Browsing the "Christopher Maxim" Tag

A diner open 25 hours a day

A Diner Open 25 Hours a Day

Late one night, I found myself driving down what seemed like an endless stretch of road. I was on my way back from a week-long business trip, facing at least a twelve-hour drive home. Having always been afraid of flying, [...]

November 14, 2017 Abductions and Kidnappings, Beings and Entities, Science Fiction and Aliens

My Wife Won’t Stop Sleep Talking

My wife and I moved into our new apartment just a few months ago. Before this, we lived in a large cottage overlooking a beautiful lake. It was my wife’s dream home for the three years we lived there. We [...]

October 24, 2017 Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Medical and Hospitals

How To Exit Your Body During Sleep Paralysis

The sleeping mind fascinates me; namely the nighttime hallucinations we call ‘dreams.’ Because of this, I keep a journal to record every thought that passes through my brain at night. I set at least one alarm each day so that [...]

October 19, 2017 Dreams and Nightmares, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Rites and Rituals

The Axe Man’s Lullaby

I was just a kid. I didn’t know any better. Even if I could go back, what could I have done differently? Could I have changed what happened? Could I have done anything at all? Probably not. Even so, I [...]

October 16, 2017 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits


I am here to discuss my experiences with a band, known as Vantablack. They are a progressive death metal band, based in my hometown of Battered Grove – a small, but lively, town in New England. The band consists of [...]

March 5, 2017 Rites and Rituals
I Received a Mysterious Package in the Mail

I Received a Mysterious Package in the Mail

I’m a bit of a penny-pincher. I try to stick to the bare essentials when grocery shopping and I spend most of my free time earning money in other ways. I sell things, look for odd jobs on craigslist, and [...]

January 7, 2017 Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness
I Went to Vote Early, but I Stumbled into the Wrong Building

I Went to Vote Early, but I Stumbled into the Wrong Building

So, I voted today. Before I get started, I’d like to point out that I’m not politically savvy or community-oriented. That’s probably how I wound up in this mess. I’ve voted once before, but that was on election day, and [...]

December 9, 2016 Rites and Rituals
My Wife, The Fox Spirit

My Wife, The Fox Spirit

It had been roughly a year. That’s how much time had passed since Jessica died. She was and still remains the love of my life. I thought that time would heal my wounds, but instead it threw salt into them [...]

November 7, 2016 Beings and Entities
Empty and Endless

Empty and Endless

It was approximately 4:00am. I had been driving for a very long time. The long stretch of road cutting through the desert landscape was seemingly endless, and completely void of any signs of life. There weren’t even any cacti on [...]

April 25, 2016 Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness
The Blood Keeper

The Blood Keeper

Hello, readers. My name is unimportant. I am here to share a story of mine that I’ve kept bottled up for quite some time. I’m a believer in the uncanny and weird, as long as it is within the boundaries [...]

April 11, 2016 Rites and Rituals