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Urban Legends Stories

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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8 Short Creepypasta Stories That Will Give You Chills

From urban legends to campfire stories, these short horror stories will satisfy your need for a dose of scary.

6 Chilling Horror Stories That Happened in Real Life

The truth is stranger—and more terrifying—than fiction.

13 True Horror Stories From The Psychiatric Ward That Will Give You the Chills

Psychiatric wards have long served as the backdrop for chilling tales.

10 Disturbing, Real-Life Tales from Psych Wards

Unbelievable, but true first-hand accounts from dealings in psych wards across the country.

The Ethereal Walk of Archie and Anna Clark

This is the story of my great-great-grandparents, and how their love endured—even in death.

25 Terrifying Short Scary Stories Told in Just Six Words

These short scary stories are only six words in length, yet you'll find yourself struggling to sleep after reading them. Lock the doors, and dim the lights ...

What Is the Truth Behind the Terrifying “Bitterroot Footage”?

Is this eerie video a viral stunt? Or something far more sinister?

Horror in Nova Scotia: The Great Amherst Mystery and the Possession of Esther Cox

They watched in terror as the demonic writing appeared above her bed: "Esther Cox, you are mine to kill."

Horror in Cornwall: The Legend of the Cornish Owlman

A monster, like a devil, flew up through the trees and disappeared behind the church.

The Mysterious Moving Coffins of the Chase Family Vault

The deaths of the Chase family were anything but restful.

29 More Scary Stories That Are One Paragraph Long

"I woke up around 2:30 am with the piano playing downstairs. I live alone and don't have a piano."

The Lineup’s Creepiest Stories of August 2016

From unsolved murder to the mysterious disappearance of a child genius, these creepy stories still send shivers down our spine.

12 Spine-Tingling, Real-Life Ghost Stories

These first-person paranormal encounters will have you sleeping with the lights on.

A Haunting at the Story Inn: The Tale of the Blue Lady

She wears a white gown, with piercing eyes as blue as ice.

30 Scary Monster Legends from Across the United States

You might want to think twice about taking that cross-country road trip.