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Welcome to your hub for the creepiest recommendations, from the latest terrifying Stephen King book and bizarre underrated horror films to the most disturbing unsolved true crime cases and unsettling reports of paranormal activity. If it’s strange, unusual, or downright terrifying—we’ve got you covered.

We’re diehard fans of all things macabre and we love nothing more than sharing our odd obsessions with fellow creepy fiends. Here we unearth forgotten crimes, share true ghost stories, and pride ourselves on giving the best recommendations for terrifying books and movies. Peruse the stories below—you’re sure to find something to satiate your appetite for the uncanny.

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Trail of Death: The Hunt for Gary Hilton Part I

He stalked the remote hiking trails of the southern United States, leaving a trail of death in his wake...

Ed Gein: The Mad Butcher of Plainfield

Ed Gein was devastated when his mother died in 1945. But he had a grisly plan to keep women in his life.

6 Modern Day Murder Ballads

From a deadly lovers' quarrel to the grisly killings of John Wayne Gacy, uncover the murder behind the melody in these haunting ballads.

Ted Bundy: A Brush with Pure Evil

True crime writer Fred Rosen describes what it felt like to come face-to-face with serial killer survivor Nita Neary.

Busted: How 5 Infamous Serial Killers Were Finally Caught

From incriminating parking tickets to damning digital footprints, uncover the key clues that brought these notorious killers to justice.

No Seconds: The Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

From Gacy's bucket of fried chicken to McVeigh's bowl of ice cream, dig in to the last meals of America's death row inmates.

A Song for a Serial Killer

John Wayne Gacy plays muse to Sufjan Stevens in this haunting melody.