Previously: "After The Sign-Off." Published to the Creepypasta Wikia in 2011, the creepypasta "Mysterious Caller" is a bit of a meta-pasta; whether or not it's successful to you depends on whether Continue Reading > about Creepypasta Of The Week: “Mysterious Caller”
Previously: "Cadi." The situation depicted in the creepypasta "After The Sign-Off" may be increasingly unfamiliar to readers these days; not only are we no longer accustomed to television channels Continue Reading > about Creepypasta Of The Week: “After The Sign-Off”
Previously: The Walten Files. On Jan. 7, 2022, a found footage-style short film arrived on YouTube featuring the Backrooms — the meme-turned-collaborative fiction project that’s been one of the Continue Reading > about The Weird Part Of YouTube: Unraveling The Story And Universe Of “Backrooms (Found Footage)”
Previously: The Atlanta Blood House. Do you know about Doveland, Wisconsin? It’s a town — well, no. That’s not quite correct. It was a town. A small one, more rural than suburban, although no one Continue Reading > about Unresolved: What Happened To Doveland, Wisconsin — And Did It Ever Exist At All?
Previously: "Real." This week’s creepypasta, a tale called “Cadi” that plays off of the folklore surrounding faerie rings, was another delightful surprise I found via the Creepypasta Wikia’s Continue Reading > about Creepypasta Of The Week: “Cadi,” A Lesson In Why You Should Beware Of Faerie Rings
Hello, friends! Guess what? I have done A Thing! This week, I'm on the podcast Way Too Interested talking about all things creepypasta with author Chuck Wendig (The Book Of Accidents, Wanderers, Continue Reading > about Talking Creepypasta: In Conversation With Chuck Wendig And Gavin Purcell On The ‘Way Too Interested’ Podcast
Previously: “Dear Theodore.” Originally posted to 2ch in 2009, the creepypasta “Real” is infamous in Japan, but not as well known in the West. It’s a long one — more than 12,000 words — but it’s Continue Reading > about Creepypasta Of The Week: “Real” (Or, Why You Should Never Bow In Front Of A Mirror At Night)
Previously: The Final Voyage Of The Bluebelle. This week’s Creepy Wikipedia subject is more heartwarming than spooky — although I’d argue that it’s still spooky-adjacent, hence its inclusion here Continue Reading > about Creepy Wikipedia: Oscar The Therapy Cat, Omen Of Death And Provider Of Comfort