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.
This young woman suffered a brutal death, her head tragically lost to time.
Did the supposedly infamous Romanian killer really slay 35 people?
Stealing, telling phony fortunes, faking prophetic messages on 'freshly laid' eggs, and poisoned puddings were just the beginning for Mary Bateman.
A nephew of the Chinese emperor, Liu Pengli was feared by many.
This 1911 death rattled Chicago citizens and media.
These classics of true crime will lead you down terrifying rabbit holes.
Thomas Neill Cream, the Lambeth Poisoner, slayed victims in Canada, the United States, and England.
Rachel Monroe's Savage Appetites explores the role of women in true crime, from detective to perpetrator and all the fans in between.
Fascinating perspectives on one of the most notorious murder cases of 19th century America.
Nearly a century later, their grisly crime remains as mystifying as ever.
Lee's murders in miniature changed the way we interpret crime scenes.
This copycat ripper claimed nearly three times as many victims as his Victorian predecessor—but he made one crucial mistake.
By Sarah Janet
His true identity remains unknown to this day.
Was it a terrible accident, or something more sinister?
A bright light was extinguished far too early by the Manson Family.
Buried in this seemingly idyllic setting are some very horrific events.
The four-year-old's 1874 disappearance was America’s first widely publicized kidnapping for ransom.
By Allison Wild
These cold cases chill us to the bone.
Go inside the controversial murder case that shined a light on the American conscience.
The surgeon's brutal deeds earned him a savage nickname.
By Robert Walsh