Sunday, April 21, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness" Category

A Very Lonely Road

The sound of the car engine coughing and sputtering made my heart sink and my stomach knot. I always had a bad feeling about driving something that was twenty-three years of age. Even though it only had a hundred-thousand miles [...]

April 12, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Slashers and Gore, Survival Horror

Why Do People Keep Staring at My Face?

“What the hell is her problem?” I thought to myself as I sat in my cubicle. Angela, one of my co-workers, was staring at me. More accurately, she was gawping at me. At my face. I wanted to scream at [...]

April 11, 2019 Body Horror, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

The Artist

There’s this painting my wife loves, called “Death and Life”, by Klimt. I don’t know what she finds so fascinating about it. I made all the right noises when she showed me her beloved framed print when we were first dating, [...]

April 9, 2019 Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Jobs and Occupations, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained

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

At Your Command

I think when most normal people think of the Internet, they’re thinking social media, online shopping, news, and the occasional porn site.  Now people talk about “The Dark Web,” a place of untamed wilderness, where gangsters are selling guns, using [...]

March 21, 2019 Beings and Entities, Demons and Possession, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Medical and Hospitals, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Religion and Spirituality, Rites and Rituals, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Strange and Unexplained, 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

The Strigil Institute

In central Vermont you have to drive to get just about anywhere. In high school, once I had my own car, I built up a mental map of roads good and bad, this giant web linking my house, my school, [...]

March 8, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Strange and Unexplained

Monstruo

“They say the tree bleeds when you peel off the bark.” Liz’s eyes flickered in the orange light. Her lips curled into a small smile, as if she enjoyed that particular detail. “That’s ridiculous. There’s no way a tree could [...]

February 15, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends

The Valentine House

“Damn, Valentine shit already?” I asked my friend Gabriel as we were walking inside a Wal-Mart post Christmas. “Yeah, bro, and it’s still December. It’s like they’re completely ignoring the months in between the other months that have major holidays.” [...]

February 14, 2019 Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Slashers and Gore

I Was Raised to Believe I Was an Android

From an early age I was told my father had “built” me and that I was built to help the family. Any feelings or thoughts that differed from his programming were to be reported to him as a malfunction that [...]

February 4, 2019 Children and Childhood, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness