Urban legends have captivated us from ancient eras to the modern day; a deep dive into scary lore and 'could be true' tales about Bigfoot, Slender Man, the Suicide Forest and beyond.
Kuchisake-onna, the Slit-Mouthed Woman of Japanese Folklore
You've been out with friends at a restaurant. It's dark out, and this afternoon's sudden rainstorm left the pavement with an earthy smell. Small patches of weeds poke through the still wet cracks in the sidewalk. Overhead, an orange streetlight buzzes and flickers. You spot a woman in a white dress up ahead, sitting on a bus stop bench. She has her head down, her long dark hair falling over her face.
I looked at the sign over the register and scoffed loudly. It hung above the bowl of fortune cookies like a silent guardian, and it had never made any sense to me.
The Sneaky Marriage Proposal and the Tall Man
A girl named Christie went down to San Diego to meet up with a longtime college roommate named Ally. While they were in San Diego, they started talking and both discovered each other’s love for the paranormal. After looking at things to do in the city, they found out that thh Whaley House was near by. Knowing the haunted history and present happenings in the house they set their sites on visiting. That afternoon they drove down to the house and after parking , went inside. The spoke to the host who informed them that they were having a once a month ghost tour that night. Unfortunately it had been booked for a while and there was a daily waitlist of six people. They decided to put their name on the list anyway and went to lunch disappointed. At lunch they discussed how badly they wanted to go to the ghost tour and after a few drinks of alcohol, they came up with a plan.
Don't let the bed bugs bite
It's the little things in life sometimes. A good meal. A familiar song on the radio A soft bed to sleep in after sleeping on benches and in sleeping bags for the past few weeks.
The following is the collection of transcribed audio logs from the phone of Caleb Watts, a 24 year old student and restaurant worker in North York. All other audio logs recorded by Caleb have been excluded due to irrelevancy.
The Most Common Types of Vampires
According to mythological and folkloric stories, there are many common types of vampires. These beings have intrigued individuals all throughout history. There are several that believe that there are real life vampires, while others believe that these beings are the result of a spark of creativity within the imagination of man. Many cultures worldwide have documented what appear to be vampire facts all the way back to the prehistoric era.
Back From Death
Hello, my name is John, and I am an auto driver. Day or night, whenever I get a lift, I move where it informs me to go. But one day, such an incident happened to me that even if I remember him, I get shaken. Because that night I will probably never forget in my life. But today I will tell you the whole situation of that day and what happened to me.
I am a girl. In the summer of 2015, I was in junior high school. It was particularly hot in the dog days of the year, so I went for a ride on the road to haihe in the evening.
The Vrykolakas of Greek Folklore
I know what you're thinking: "I don't know how to pronounce that." Unless, of course, you speak Greek or perhaps a Slavic language that has a similar word. Don't go look it up because you're likely to run into this, which is an absolute nightmare of robotic voice pronunciation destruction.
AN OLD HUG LURKING IN THE WOODS
This story was about me and my friend's camping in the woods that make us a believer about the urban legend, folkloric creature living and lurking in the woods. It is about our childhood on how we saw an old hug at night. The unforgettable night that made the unverified existence of such creatures become even more intriguing.
The cursed apartment: these horrors happened on Christmas Day
This story happened to my friend, currently with my godmother. As it often happens, she got married early because she got pregnant early. After the birth of their daughter, she and her husband decided to live separately from their parents, renting an apartment. They have been looking for a cheaper option for a long time. They found an apartment for rent almost for nothing, fully furnished, since the former tenants usually moved out and did not take it. They moved, started living.
I love this village. I've been coming here every summer for almost twenty years. Everything is nearby here: forest, field, and river. The village is relatively large, three kilometers to the nearest village through forests and fields, and about fifteen kilometers to the highway. About three years ago, they began actively buying houses (what to do, people are getting old and dying) for suburban plots.