urban legend

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.

  • Amanda Stables
    Published 8 days ago
    12 Classic Creepypastas That Are Still Spooky

    12 Classic Creepypastas That Are Still Spooky

    It was during the late-2000s and early 2010s that Creepypastas really started to hit their stride. The name stems from 'Copypasta,' which is, essentially, a copy-pasted meme in comment sections. This makes finding the authors of these stories rather difficult due to how many people reposted them.
  • Winter Spring
    Published 28 days ago
    Real Horror Stories: Countess Elizabeth Bathory

    Real Horror Stories: Countess Elizabeth Bathory

    No matter where you go in the world you will find stories of vampires and monsters stalking the night. For many people, the most famous vampire is none other than Dracula himself, the famous count who impaled his victims and reportedly drank the blood of his enemies. However, Dracula has nothing on one of the most notorious serial killers and reported vampires to stalk the earth: Countess Elizabeth Báthory.
  • Winter Spring
    Published 29 days ago
    Real Horror Stories: Legend of the Winchester House

    Real Horror Stories: Legend of the Winchester House

    History is littered with odd stories of ghosts and hauntings. People throughout the world claim to have spirits that follow them. However, one story stands out among them as particularly unusual. This is the events that surrounded the Winchester Family and in particular Sarah Winchester. The events that surrounded the Winchester family were so outlandish, that it was the inspiration of Stephan Kings book Rose Red.
  • Jacob Harold
    Published about a month ago
    Why Creepypastas Are Important

    Why Creepypastas Are Important

    If you've been on the internet for any amount of time, then you probably have heard of the Slenderman or Jeff the Killer. These iconic and yet lackluster creations of the internet's best attempt at horror have come from what the internet calls "Creepypastas," or the internet's scary stories.
  • Winter Spring
    Published about a month ago
    The Legend of the Bell Witch

    The Legend of the Bell Witch

    With Halloween quickly approaching, the nation's need for those spine-tingling scares is slowing increasing. And, the hunger for the next big horror fiction is everywhere we turn. However, what most people don’t realize is that the true horror stories are all around us. One such story dates all the way back to the 1800s. It takes place in 1817, in a small sleepy town in Tennessee and involves the Bell family, which consisted of John Bell, his wife Lucy and his six children: Betsy, Richard, John Jr, Drewry, Benjamin and Jesse. The family lived a relatively normal life. So, when John and his family started to have strange sightings around their home, it was more than just a bit alarming.
  • Lena Bailey
    Published about a month ago
    Skin Walkers

    Skin Walkers

    Skin walkers are a Native American legend. They are witches that can turn into or possesses any creature or animal that it wants to so that it can do bad things. It can never be used by a healing witch. The animals that these witches morph into, become, or inhabit are the troublemakers—or the ones that are associated with death and darkness such as foxes, coyotes, eagles, and crows. The most common way they are described as is a hollowed out dog-like creature. But some may also see them as a goat or dear like creature. There is also a belief that there are some skin walkers that can take on the form of someone you know. Back in the day, Native Americans defended skin walkers and actually turned into them because they believed they were good. Now the Native Americans see the bad that can come from skin walkers. Some people believe they can hurt people who deserve to be hurt, so in turn they are good, while others believe that they are bad because they can hurt anyone. Some people believe that they aren't bad at all.
  • Ink Mouse
    Published 2 months ago
    Baby Bridge

    Baby Bridge

    Bridges are an ominous, especially at night. Your walking home at night and you cross a heavily fogged bridge and then you hear it. It starts out soft at first, but soon it builds and you can clearly hear a baby’s cry.
  • Chance James
    Published 3 months ago
    Haunted Places USA - Third Bridge Aurora, Colorado Ghost Hunters Drums
  • Holly
    Published 3 months ago
    5 Scariest Urban Legends

    5 Scariest Urban Legends

    The stories of urban legends have been floating around for many years, often without a verifiable source with them. However, they do highlight our deepest, darkest fears that have gone back centuries within the course of human nature.
  • Ink Mouse
    Published 3 months ago
    Bunny Man Bridge

    Bunny Man Bridge

    The legend of Bunny Man Bridge says that if you walk all the way down the tunnel at around midnight the Bunny Man will grab you and hang you from the entrance of the bridge. Leaving you as a dead mutilated body to be found in the morning. On the bodies, feet will be a yellow note which reads: “You can’t catch me, I'm the Bunny Man.”
  • Cryptic Hatter
    Published 3 months ago
    15 Urban Legends that Are Actually True

    15 Urban Legends that Are Actually True

    Here’s a little something that’ll keep you up at night. A few or more of us have heard about an urban legend, a story that is passed around from person to person and is passed off as a true story. But urban legends are just legends, right? Well, believe it or not, there are several urban legends that have in fact been proven to be true, and I’ll be sharing some of them with you. Here are 15 urban legends that are actually true:
  • Briana Marie
    Published 4 months ago
    The Mystery of Sweetwater Lake

    The Mystery of Sweetwater Lake

    The moon shone high above Sweetwater Lake, the sky faded to dusk, and the frogs croaked in the bush. The lake was just behind an old house, a former plantation. The house belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Taylor. They were a young couple, married only a couple years. They were quite ordinary too: went to church on Sunday, went out to eat twice a week, headed to work on weekdays. There wasn't a single peculiarity about them.