Friday, May 24, 2019
Creepypasta

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

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

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

The Empty Apartment

I moved into my apartment complex two months ago. I started hearing things a week later. It was subtle at first. Sometimes, in the middle of the night, I would wake up to a faint scratching sound from somewhere behind [...]

January 10, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Drugs and Addictions, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness

Dead Arm

I’ve been completely clean for about two years, now, and I owe it all to the last drug I ever took. It apparently goes by many names, and it’s not easy to get your hands on it. The people who [...]

January 9, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Drugs and Addictions, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness