I never liked going to my aunt Paolaโ€™s house. Honestly, I never liked her either. Sheโ€™s a creepy bible-thumping Jesus fanatic and sheโ€™d always circle over me like a vulture. But none of that creeped me out like her house did. It was old, run-down...

Part 1: Good Will Hunting Iโ€™m a producer for Alone, the TV show on History. This story is about a participant we had in season 2, whose footage we had to cut. Iโ€™ve never felt comfortable talking about this before, especially because it opens me up...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V52EBbDvVDc[/embedyt] Ding! I jolted awake. My phone lit up on the nightstand. It showed one new notification: Motion detected at your doorstep. 3:17 AM. My heart pounded as my fingers slipped across the screen. I clicked on the security camera video feed. A man stood on my doorstep. He stayed...

It was in the year of our Lord 1778, when I, Frank Aaron McDougall, made voyage from Ireland, carried upon the wind of freedom was I bound towards that shining light across the sea, to meet up with me brother Newly and his kinfolk, in...

I think Iโ€™ve lost my goddamn mind. Everything was fine until I walked out of work this afternoon. Dan, my cube-mate, and I were walking out of the building talking about our plans for the weekend. We had been pulling overtime, one of our clients...

Blake Gardner awoke to an oppressive, physical darkness. It embraced him. As the cold shadows flowed around him, he felt himself falling; slowly but surely. He tried to reach out, to flail and to grasp, but only pain greeted him. Something bit into his wrists like fiery...

About half a year ago, I moved into a new apartment downtown. Itโ€™s hands-down the most upscale place Iโ€™ve lived inโ€”rooftop access, a fitness center, a pool, huge windows with beautiful views of the cityโ€ฆ this place had it all. My leasing agent said apartments...

When I got the first one, I was literally seconds away from stepping onto the plane when a call from โ€œUNKNOWNโ€ blared from my cell phone. It was a ringtone I hadnโ€™t heard before, one I was pretty sure hadnโ€™t come with the phone. Normally, I...