7 Treasured Fairy Tales With Dark and Violent Origins

Entertainment, Lists

by Backpackerverse We all grew up with an assortment of fairy tales, but how often do we really reflect back on them, and realize what they mean? Most fairy tales have a certain message or takeaway for the reader, but it’s not always as innocent as the children’s versions may suggest. Here’s a look at […]


The 13 Scariest Movies on Netflix, October 2016

Entertainment, Horror Movies, Lists

by Caitlin Busch (INVERSE) There’s a horror movie out there for everyone on Netflix, and October’s arguably the scariest month after April (bunnies). These 13 scary AF movies on Netflix will make you think differently about religion, dogs, teens, and home invaders. Whether you’re into nail-biting suspense or the traditional exorcism, it’s on Netflix in […]


5 Lesser Known Poltergeist Cases That Are Weird As Hell

E.S.P, Lists, Paranormal, Unexplained

by Anna Olvera A poltergeist (German for ‘Noisy Ghost’) is a type of ghost responsible for physical disturbances, loud noises, objects being thrown or destroyed for no reason and they can even cause harm by biting, pinching, shoving and even slapping people. They usually haunt a particular person rather than a location, and it has […]

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7 Lesser Known and Depraved Serial Killers

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By best-selling author Gare Allen History is replete with dark and chilling periods of serial killing. Some of the most commonly known killers include Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson and Jack the Ripper. In the United States, Dahmer was convicted of killing 17 people over the course of 13 years. In half that […]


7 Tunnels You’d Be Crazy To Enter

Ghosts, Lists, Paranormal, Unexplained

by The Occult Museum While tunnels and bridges traditionally harbor legends of trolls and the like, there are many around the world that contain more realistic supernatural characters: ghosts. There are few things that can be as chilling as walking down an unlit tunnel at night. With the added possibility of a ghost’s scream or […]


Scariest Movies of the Silent Era

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by Taylor Leonard Silence is scary when danger seems imminent. To this end there is something uniquely frightening about many horror movies of the silent era. The actions and expressions of killers and monsters in silent cinema seem to happen in a nightmarish realm where some of our sense are denied while others accentuated. Though […]


The 10 Best X-FILES Episodes…So Far

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by Billy Russell The X-Files is one of the most vastly influential television shows of all time. It featured both a stunning overarching series plot that wove throughout its run and standalone episodes that could be viewed as short movies, featuring recurring characters that had the ability to scare the hell out of audiences—but somehow, […]


Top 3 Most Terrifying Things That Have Ever Happened on Craigslist

Lists, Strange News

Warning: Graphic and disturbing content: Craigslist has to be one of the coolest websites out there, particularly because you can use it for almost anything. Need some cheap furniture for your new apartment? Head to Craigslist. Want to get rid of that old bike collecting dust in storage? Craigslist can help with that. Unfortunately, Craigslist […]


10 Horror Movies With Hidden Activist Agendas

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guest post by Charles Reis Horror movies are pop culture staples in America and much of the rest of the industrialized world, too. While many people regard them merely as entertainment vessels or, worse, mindless pieces of cinematic garbage filled with blood, guts and exploitative sexuality, some horror movies actually have powerful sociopolitical narratives and […]


Freaky Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be Real

Entertainment, Lists, Unexplained

[Originally published on by GD writer Jake Anderson] Urban legends are created when horror stories and real events enter echo chambers together; they come out on the other side as freakish archetypes, creepy symbols from our collective subconscious terror. On rare occasions, an urban legend will turn out to be true–and that’s when things get […]


Must-See Science Fiction Movies of 2015

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by Billy Russell This has already been an incredible year for science fiction movies and the best is yet to come! Here is a breakdown of 2015’s scifi offerings Area 51 Oren Peli hasn’t directed a film since 2009’s pretty great debut, Paranormal Activity. Completed the same year that Paranormal Activity was released, Area 51 […]