The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

A cold case is an unsolved criminal investigation that remains open indefinitely pending the discovery of new evidence. There have been numerous unique cases throughout history, some of which...

The Scariest, Most Overlooked Aspects of Real-Life Serial Killers

Real life, unfortunately, will always be more terrifying than the movies. There are plenty of people in history, even recent history, who have done all manner of unspeakable things....
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10 Terrifying Modern Day Torture Methods

Torture to gain information from someone or to instil fear or discipline is a technique used even today. While medieval and ancient history methods may have been more brutal,...
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20 Terrifying Torture Devices And Methods

Before the Saw franchise, torture was considered a legitimate way to punish, extract confessions and (eventually) execute a human being. Some methods of torture were considerably crueler than others,...
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Scream, Murder, and Moral Panics

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this installment, April Bennett...
Beware the Slenderman

Slenderman Documentary Locks Down Premiere Date, Releases Trailer

Award-winning director Irene Taylor Brodsky's film, Beware the Slenderman made its world premiere at SXSW last March and it has now been dated for a 2017 release on premium cable network HBO.The documentary will...

Arguing Against The Legality Of McKamey Manor

Every year during the month of October, thrill-seekers and horror enthusiasts flock in their thousands to haunted house attractions across the United States. Most haunted houses typically use similar...

The Story Behind The People’s Temple And The Jonestown Massacre

On November 18, 1978, an American cult led by Jim Jones orchestrated a mass-suicide that claimed the lives of over 900 people, 287 of which were children murdered by...
The Hillside Stranglers

The Hillside Stranglers: Cousins Turned Killers

In 1979, cousins Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono were arrested as the main suspects in the kidnapping, rape, torture, and murder of ten female victims whose ages ranged from...
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Creepy Clowns Reported Trying to Lure Kids into Woods!

Residents in South Carolina are fearing for their kids'  safety after reports of creepy clowns trying to entice children into the woods. The unusual reports started in the last week or...
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Teen Bites off Victim’s Face After Killing Couple

Police walked into a shocking and gruesome scene at a home in Tequesta, Florida last week. Deputies found 19-year-old student, Austin Harrouff hovering over one of his victims, and biting...
Albert Fish

Profile of a Madman: Albert Fish

While the name Albert Fish is synonymous with cannibalism, sexual fetishes, and his most famous victim Grace Bud, the rabbit hole goes much deeper. Although Fish is always included...
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The Dark, Disturbing History Of Human Zoos

Throughout history, the human race has acquired a reputation for being exceptionally cruel toward those who are different. People have colonized and enslaved others who did not share their lineage in...

3 Mysterious Sounds With Strange Origins

Although humans, as a race, have been around for 200,000 years, most of the Earth is still shrouded in mystery. Our oceans have vast areas that are still untouched,...
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The Incredible Pseudoscience Of Cryptozoology

Monsters in our folklore typically stay within the confines of the tales in which they exist, but a lucky few manage to escape the world of myth and find new life as subjects to...