Creepypasta and the evolution of internet horror storytelling
From urban legends to Slender Man.
On Nov 19, 2018 by Matt Silverman, chris boylan
‘Riverdale’ creator hints at creepypasta story for season 2
The showrunner posted a mysterious drawing of a monster called 'Sugar Man.'
On Aug 17, 2017 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Beware the Slenderman’ explores the disturbing case that shocked the internet
HBO's gripping doc is a must-see expedition into chilling crimes.
On Jan 23, 2017 by Michelle Jaworski
The scariest creepypasta stories you haven’t heard yet
You know Slender Man. But are you brave enough for these other horror stories?
On Jan 8, 2017 by John-Michael Bond
HBO’s ‘Beware the Slender Man’ explores the internet’s ‘dark basement’
Truth is stranger than fiction.
On Nov 10, 2016 by Audra Schroeder
Syfy’s creepypasta-inspired ‘Channel Zero’ is here to freak you out
Just in time for Halloween.
On Sep 19, 2016 by Audra Schroeder
5 things you probably didn’t know about the Slender Man stabbing
A new documentary uses the Slender Man stabbing to investigate how the Internet can affect children.
On Mar 14, 2016 by Selena Larson
‘The Black Tapes’ is a ‘Serial’-style podcast that will scare your socks off
If you like being terrified, this horror documentary series is definitely the podcast for you.
On Oct 13, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Someone built a Super Mario Maker level that will give you nightmares
"Will you save your son?" may seem like a simple question, but in this harrowing Mario level, it's anything but.
On Sep 21, 2015 by Aja Romano
Why Mothman memes are taking over Tumblr
Tumblr is obsessed with Mothman, but he's way less creepy than you might expect.
On Aug 29, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Teen stabs mother in copycat ‘Slender Man’ attack
A 13-year-old girl allegedly stabbed her mother while wearing a white mask after reading about the recent Slender Man attacks.
On Jun 9, 2014 by Aja Romano
The man behind ‘Slender Man’ speaks out over Wisconsin stabbing
Eric Knudsen never guessed that his urban legend would play a part in real-world horror.
On Jun 5, 2014 by Miles Klee
12-year-old girls accused of stabbing friend in attempt to summon ‘Slender Man’
The girls claim that they stabbed their friend as an offering to Slender Man.
On Jun 3, 2014 by Jack Flanagan
An illustrated guide to the Internet’s nightmares
This is what the Internet's creepy stories look like.
On Mar 4, 2014 by Fernando Alfonso III