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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.


The 7 Most Terrifying Places on Earth

From cemeteries to genocide museums, these locales will freak out any visitor.

Metal Fang: Russia's Serial Killer Cannibal

Nikolai Dzhumagaliev dismembered and consumed at least seven victims.

11 People Recount Their Creepiest, Unexplainable Paranormal Experiences

Whether you believe or not, these stories will give you the chills.

5 Chilling Facts About H.H. Holmes’ Murder Castle

This hotel hid secrets and bodies within its walls.

17 True, Unsettling Experiences That Will Creep You Out

"I woke up to see a man covered in blood standing in the middle of the living room..."

15 People Reveal True, Creepy Encounters That Changed Them Forever

"I will never experience anything as creepy and terrifying..."

Los Narcosatánicos: Adolfo Constanzo's Human Sacrifice Cult and the Murder of Mark Kilroy

Constanzo was convinced he could protect his criminal operation through ritual murder.

Randall Woodfield: The Star Football Player Who Became a Serial Killer

He seemed have everything going for him ... but darkness lurked beneath the surface.

5 Creepy Disappearances That No One Can Explain

These bizarre cases will send a chill down your spine.