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...
Donald Pee Wee Gaskins

Donald “Pee Wee” Gaskins – The Meanest Man in America

Born on March 13th 1933 in Florence County, South Carolina, Donald Henry Gaskins Jr has been given a number of nicknames including the “Meanest Man in America”, “The Redneck...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Internet Horror: True Crimes that Rocked the Web

The Internet is so convenient. You can do all of your shopping, catch up on the latest news, and you can meet some really great people who share similar...
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

Killer Couples: Match Made In Murder

There have been hundreds of different murderers and serial killers, and being a killer seems like it could get lonely. But some couples are just made for each other in...
wicked horror takes a look at ten children under the age of 16 who have took the lives of other people.

Kids Who Kill–When Innocence Turns to Evil

Adult serial killers are creepy enough, but what’s all the more jarring is kids who kill. Like something out of a horror movie, it’s unnatural and terribly frightening. We think...
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...
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...
Making a Murderer

Top Five Most Compelling Making a Murderer Fan Theories!

Right now, "Murder is hot!" It’s hard not to be bothered by the many cringe-worthy moments that occur during the successful Netflix docu-series Making a Murderer. The series showcases evidence that...

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...