A decades-old ‘slasher’ tale is circulating on TikTok now
Women are being warned about human traffickers hiding under cars and slashing ankles. Sound familiar?
On Jun 19, 2020 by Audra Schroeder
How Snopes keeps fact-checking in the era of fake news overload
Who snopes Snopes?
On May 28, 2018 by Matt Silverman, chris boylan
The strange, unexplained, and deadly allure of the Pope Lick Monster
People are dying in search of the legend.
On May 4, 2016 by Jay Hathaway
‘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
Defendants will be tried as adults in ‘Slender Man’ stabbing case
Two teens who stabbed a friend to protect themselves from an urban legend are fit to be tried as adults.
On Aug 10, 2015 by Aja Romano
The Loch Ness monster is the catfish of the century
We've been lied to for years.
On Jul 17, 2015 by Gabe Bergado
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
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
No, that’s not the Loch Ness monster on Apple Maps
The Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club thinks they've spotted Nessie on Apple Maps. Not so fast, Scoobies.
On Apr 19, 2014 by Aja Romano
Internet users demand politicians abide by fictional 28th Amendment
Stop telling politicians to read the 28th Amendment. It's not real.
On Oct 4, 2013 by Aja Romano
The Slender Man is no longer stalking Jeff Dunham
Police say they've tracked down a Twitter user who was stalking comedian Jeff Dunham, and he's "no longer a threat."
On Apr 2, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Creepypasta! 13 terrifying tales of Internet horror
Want to know where the hardcore stories are?
On Oct 31, 2012 by Aja Romano