Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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A Lonely Machine

Roger glanced around the desert once more. Nothing but the cloudless sky and the sand scattering in the wind, with a few cacti dotted around the landscape. With nothing else to do, he checked his magazine, already knowing how many [...]

March 22, 2019 Body Horror, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Medical and Hospitals, Psychological Horror, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

The Hourglass Tattoo

My friends and I were always trying to dare each other into doing stupid stuff. Generally, it involved us all getting super drunk, then making suggestions. If we all agreed somebody had to do something, they would have to do [...]

March 14, 2019 Body Horror, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

Floor 48

I was pretty tight for cash, and yeah, slightly drunk too. I entered that old hotel building on a bet with my friend Tommy, for an amount of money I’m ashamed to even say. The story goes, that back in [...]

January 23, 2019 Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained

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 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness

White Noise

I noticed it almost immediately. The phenomenon began one day while I was still an undergrad in college. My alarm went off, and I grudgingly let it ring for few seconds before ending it, yanking the covers off my body, [...]

December 30, 2018 Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Sounds and Voices, Strange and Unexplained
The Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch

When I was a child there was nothing to eat. I was the eldest of five, so it was my job to make sure that I always let my brothers and sisters eat before me. War was inching inward from [...]

October 16, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness
I Almost Died on my First Day Back to School

I Almost Died on My First Day Back to School

It was the first day back to school and I was absolutely tense about it. Wracked with anxiety, and plagued by nightmares, I’d barely gotten any sleep for the past week. The night before the big day, I lay in [...]

August 27, 2018 Dreams and Nightmares, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
If Glass Could Scream

If Glass Could Scream

“Purgatory on Earth” read the flyer as it flapped unevenly in the wind, poorly stapled against the wooden post of a power line. It was an interesting title, not exactly the alluring intro phrase most religious recruitment ads used. For [...]

August 11, 2018 Hell and the Afterlife, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Religion and Spirituality, Strange and Unexplained
A Monochrome's Melancholy

A Monochrome’s Melancholy

  It’s was a chilly but sunny day in the middle of October. A little five-year old girl with short black hair while wearing her white Sunday dress was walking hand in hand with her mother. The woman’s name was [...]

May 27, 2018 Beings and Entities, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids
The Rose of Dread Mother

The Rose of Dread Mother

I was 12 years old when I met my mother. We just moved into a new neighborhood. Autumn leaves began to dribble as my dad started to unpack our things. My brother, who was 4 at the time, was playing [...]

April 19, 2018 Children and Childhood, Dreams and Nightmares, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained