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.
I Thought Kokkuri-San Was Just a Game
Kokkuri-San is Japan’s answer to our Ouija board. I had heard about it in passing on the internet as just another urban legend. And since I knew little about it, I put it from my mind until it just came back. I was in Japan for a month long trip when I suddenly thought of the game. I was with my friend, Mari, who I met in an online chat room and asked her about the game.
Jack the Ripper and the Sallie House
Jack the Ripper terrorized the white chapel district from August 1888 to November 1888. He's murders started in August 1888. Jack started killing people in the London white chapel district. His kill count was five people. His target was mostly prostitutes in the area. Back then prostitution was very common, due to few job opportunities for women, so it was easy for him to find targets. In one of his killings, he removed the women's left kidney. That gave the police a clue that he had anatomical knowledge. He often slashed and stabbed people throats. Like the axeman, he also sent letters to the police here's a little excerpt.
Candyman is one of those spooky games that kids play at sleepovers. Some examples of other spooky games are Bloody Mary, Cat Scratch, and the Ouija board. Although this game does not cause an evil woman to come into your mirror, it could cause a vengeful spirit to come into your house looking for revenge.
The Black Corridor
Special Note: In writing this short book, it has come to our attention that three very significant events also fell along the historical timeline going into May Eve. Strictly speaking, they did not occur in mid-April. However, they are significant enough to merit.
Bub Rattleborough stood out on his porch one fine Spring day, aimed his six-shooter, and blew the head off of a poisonous snake that had crawled out from behind an old log in the yard.
The 15 Most Bizarre Monsters from Medieval Folklore
What do you think of when someone mentions monsters from Medieval folklore? Do you think of werewolves, like France's loup-garou? Do you typically think of dragons from British legends? What about fairies? Trolls?
Mysterious Judaculla Rock
Way up in the mountains of Jackson County, near Sylva, North Carolina, there exists a giant, mysterious stone. What makes this large rock so mysterious is that it’s literally covered with weird marks and pictures, that scientists believe to be thousands of years old—perhaps tens of thousands. Even Cherokee Indians think that the area is ancient, as they claim the rock was already there when the tribe moved into the area long, long ago.
Ghost of the Suicide Bride
In the 1930s, the Greenbrier Lodge in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, catered exclusively to wealthy travelers—hunters and tourists alike—from all over the southeast. The legend goes that, back in the day, a young woman named Lydia was staying at the Greenbrier Lodge for an extended visit. A beautiful young girl, Lydia was absolutely head over heels in love with a young gentleman from nearby, and they were engaged to be wed one fine day in the mountains. When her wedding day came, the beautiful Lydia went to the church, resplendent in her beautiful white gown, and waited at the altar for her betrothed. She was so excited—ah, to be young and totally in love and about to be wed to the one with which you are prepared to spend the rest of your life!
Hauntings on the Parkway
Hauntings on the Parkway—A True Ghost Story In the resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee there used to be a year-round haunted attraction called Hauntings on the Parkway. It was a turn-of-the-last-century style "spook show," of the sort in which self-proclaimed “mediums” used to fleece people, during the Spiritualism movement in the early 1900s.
Have You Seen The Hat Man?
I know there are pages like reddit/nosleep or creepypasta, but I need people to know that this was real. It's seven years ago, and I'm 15. After nagging for months to change my bunk bed to a low bed, I finally had one and I was so happy.
12 Native American Legends That Will Terrify You
There's nothing quite as fascinating as reading up on the mythology of other cultures. Every single culture has its own unique creatures, legends, and myths that have been passed on through the ages from person to person.
WARNING! Play this game at your own risk of torture and death. The Midnight Game, The Midnight Man, and Midnight Man Game were used as a ritual to summon The Midnight Man to punish rule breakers in Pagan religions long ago. Nowadays, it is for daring or really dumb people who want to impress their friends or have nothing better to do. This game is very dangerous and could lead to injury or death. In this game, you are personally inviting a demon into your house to play. Things can go wrong when playing this game and if they can go wrong they will. If you think that you are brave enough and are still willing to attempt this ritual then read carefully the rules below.