Drew Barrymore takes a call from the killer in Scream

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...

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...
Groups dressed as clowns in south carolina are reportedly trying to lure kids into the woods.

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...
Teen bites off victimes face after taking drugs.

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...
Dead body found during pokemon go play.

Dead Bodies Being Found During Pokemon Go Play!

Since its launch just a few days ago, Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. Not only is everyone talking about but it has become the top-grossing app...

3 Of The Most Sinister 4Chan Threads

4Chan is a popular (and infamous) Internet community chat-room where users enjoy posting anonymously on topic-specific boards ranging from video games, to anime, and most notoriously the random board...
My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer Is A Heart-Wrenchingly Accurate Portrait Of One Of America’s Most Infamous...

My Friend Dahmer, a graphic novel written by John (or Derf) Backderf, is a conglomeration of the author’s experiences as a classmate of the infamous Jeffrey Dahmer and the...

Why You Should Be Scared Of Our National Parks

A familiar spooky scene in horror movies is that of the creepy, dark forest that hides nightmares and terrifying secrets in its midst. Films like The Evil Dead, The...
Serial Killer Fandom - true stories

Here’s the Problem With the Serial Killer Fandom

There’s a cultural fascination with serial killers. It makes sense, too, because America has more of them than just about any country on Earth. Why we have so many, I...
Creepy pastas - Slender Man

3 Horrifying Crimes Inspired By The Slender Man

The Slender Man is a well-known creepypasta that has circulated widely around the Internet, inspiring a slew of fans who have created an endless stream of artistic depictions, short...
The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City: A Look At The Upcoming Film Adaptation

Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City is an historical novel that takes real people and events and utilizes them in a fictionalized format. There are embellishments, of...

Doom And Columbine: The Effect Of The Columbine High School Massacre On The Video...

On April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered Columbine High School and, in just under an hour, killed 13, injured 21, and kick-started several controversies that are...
Making a Murderer

Outraged by Making a Murderer? Here are Five More Documentaries Detailing Legal Corruption

The Netflix exclusive series Making a Murderer, despite being released in December 2015, was one of the most talked about, viewed, and controversial programmes of last year. Filmmakers Laura...