Friday, April 19, 2019
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Browsing the "insanity" Tag

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

Behind Closed Doors

Ever since I was young, my father would warn me to never open my mouth about my problems. “Nobody will understand you,” he would hiss, putting the fear of whatever he feared in me. “Nobody will care because they haven’t [...]

February 27, 2019 Dreams and Nightmares, Locations and Sites

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

Don’t Follow the Men in the Sunglasses

I’ve had it up to here with memes. People just keep forwarding them to me, and I just keep dumping them into my trash every time I get them. Barely any of them are funny anymore. Most are just people [...]

February 7, 2019 Beings and Entities, Conspiracies and Government, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, 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 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
bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot Eyes

Thomas sat in the courtroom, wringing his hands anxiously. His eyes darted from the judge, to the jury, to his father. He hated his father. He needed to be thrown in prison. It’s where he belongs. Where he’s always belonged. [...]

March 8, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Slashers and Gore

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block By Shannon Higdon   “Did you get my story written?” Christie asked as she came through the front door just after two.  Normally she wouldn’t be home for another couple of hours but apparently the schools had let [...]

February 5, 2018 Beings and Entities, Strange and Unexplained