Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Henry

The rain beat a steady rhythm on the asphalt. In the dark sky above, the rumble of distant thunder rolled slowly toward us. “Daniel.” The sound of my name pulled me from my reverie. I turned my head away from [...]

May 20, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends

Ooze

I. In the heart of a second-growth piney-woods jungle of southern Alabama, a region sparsely settled by backwoods blacks and Cajuns—that queer, half-wild people descended from Acadian exiles of the middle eighteenth century—stands a strange, enormous ruin. Interminable trailers of [...]

May 17, 2019 Beings and Entities, Classic Horror, Journals and Diaries, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens

Laughing in the Dark

Bill Tanner, a retired USPS mail carrier, ran a local haunted house that had become quite well known in the city where he lived. Established as a terrifying and fun way to unleash people’s greatest fears upon them, it was [...]

May 9, 2019 Beings and Entities, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Slashers and Gore

The Roots of Wewoka Cemetery

After a short time of exploring the Oklahoma territory where they were forced to go, a group of Native Americans stumbled upon a mysterious plant while hunting. This plant looked like a gnarled tree root, with so many twists and [...]

April 29, 2019 Beings and Entities, Body Horror, Folklore and Folktales, Ghosts and Spirits, Historical Fiction, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends, Nature and the Outdoors, Strange and Unexplained

The Signal-Man

“Halloa! Below there!” When he heard a voice thus calling to him, he was standing at the door of his box, with a flag in his hand, furled round its short pole. One would have thought, considering the nature of [...]

April 16, 2019 Beings and Entities, Classic Horror, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained

The Harvard Wormhole Experiment

They gave me a million bucks to keep my trap shut, and I did, for fifteen years. But last night I was making the rounds, and I saw the professor again. I had a heart attack three years back, and [...]

April 11, 2019 Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Strange and Unexplained

What Became of William Waites

It was Dr. Evan Turner who found Dr. Harris’ body.  He had gone in for a routine meeting and there was his mentor, seated back in his chair, blood on the walls and the gun on the table.  There was [...]

April 8, 2019 Conspiracies and Government, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Locations and Sites, Medical and Hospitals, Psychological Horror, Science and Experimentation, Science Fiction and Aliens, Strange and Unexplained

Blood Trails

Part 1 I was nineteen years old in the late summer of 1997 when my maternal grandfather suddenly became ill and passed away. He was seventy-two years old. In the span of only five short but grueling weeks, he was [...]

March 25, 2019 Historical Fiction, Journals and Diaries, Locations and Sites

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