Spooky photos, unsettling art, ghost stories, urban legends and more. . . turn out the lights, lock all the doors, and enjoy!

I prefer to post subtly unnerving and unsettling things rather than horror and gore. I love weird old photos and things that cannot be explained. I avoid posting about real-life murders/torture/abuse etc, we all know it happens and it is terrible, but I would rather keep this blog fairly light hearted.

I try to credit artists/photographers when possible, but I often don't know the source. Feel free to message me if you know the story behind anything I have posted :)
July 27th
16:19
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asylum-art:

Berlinde De Bruyckere.:Suffering and Protection
Flemish sculptor creates sculptures and drawings of suffering human bodies that resemble nothing so much as reality. It mixes in his sculptures on religious grounds and media images and writes the Christian motif of the human suffering in the contemporary era. The confrontation with the body that engages the artist led to questions about the ethics of our society and are the place to fundamental questions about the nature of the human being.
These disturbing and uncannily lifelike sculptures by Belgian artist Berlinde De Bruyckere are incredibly visceral and eerie. The repulsion instinctively triggered in the viewer comes from their verisimilitude, and the sense of reality of this nameless, grotesque, distorted, half-human, seemingly fluid flesh; combined with their beauty, the delicate, subtle mottling of colors, the pure realistic visceral fleshiness of the works, and their technical grace.
July 26th
13:12
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tkohl:

The Triumph of Death  by Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted c. 1562.

tkohl:

The Triumph of Death  by Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted c. 1562.

July 25th
19:53
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destroyed-and-abandoned:

Abandoned Gas Station in Northern Virginia Source: seekunrustlement (reddit)

destroyed-and-abandoned:

Abandoned Gas Station in Northern Virginia

Source: seekunrustlement (reddit)

19:21
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dichotomized:

In Atlanta, Georgia, 1987, seventy-seven year old Minnie Winston found what appeared to be blood splattered on her bathroom floor and fetched her seventy-nine year old husband, William. Further searching by the couple revealed more spots of red, blood-like fluid on the bathroom’s lower walls, the kitchen, living room, bedroom, hallways, and basement. Blood was also found in a crawlspace and under a television set. The blood was human type O - the owners had type A. No explanation was ever found.

dichotomized:

In Atlanta, Georgia, 1987, seventy-seven year old Minnie Winston found what appeared to be blood splattered on her bathroom floor and fetched her seventy-nine year old husband, William. Further searching by the couple revealed more spots of red, blood-like fluid on the bathroom’s lower walls, the kitchen, living room, bedroom, hallways, and basement. Blood was also found in a crawlspace and under a television set. The blood was human type O - the owners had type A. No explanation was ever found.

July 13th
07:20

a message from nadja0


Do you have the YouTube channel for this videos of the family and the creature??

Afraid not, sorry :( I’m not sure if there even is a YouTube channel or if it’s just a creepy story. Maybe the original poster would have more info?

July 12th
18:52
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sixpenceee:

Witch Photography by Christopher Mckenney

Nightmare Photography

sixpenceee:

The artist behind this is Arthur Tress. 

MORE INFO

COMMON NIGHTMARES & THEIR MEANINGS

11:35
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theparanormalblog:

Vampiric Ghost Woman Photographed in Indonesia?

A man only known an Dimas claims he has photographed a ghost behind his friend. On an unspecified date, Dimas was out with a friend at the Citarik river in Indonesia. He took a picture of his friend standing in front of the river. Afterwards, the two looked at the photo and were shocked to see that a mysterious figure in a white gown with long, black hair could be seen climbing on the rocks behind Dimas’ friend. Dimas says that there wasn’t anyone behind his friend when the picture was taken. He believes the figure is the vampiric ghost known as the Pontianak. According to Malay and Indonesian mythology, the Pontianak is said to be the ghost of a woman who died while pregnant.

This photo doesn’t look like it was Photoshopped. This figure looks like it was actually there when the photo was taken. If the photo is real, then this could be the ghost of someone who died in or near the river. However, it’s possible that this is a hoax. The ghost could’ve been a person, possibly one of their friends, dressed in a costume. Even though they said that nobody was behind them, there’s no way to confirm if that’s the truth or not. Personally, I’m a bit skeptical of this photo only because the ghost looks a bit too much like a person, but that’s just my opinion. I’d like to know what you think about this photo. Do you think it shows a real ghost? Or do you think it’s a hoax?
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theparanormalblog:

Vampiric Ghost Woman Photographed in Indonesia?

A man only known an Dimas claims he has photographed a ghost behind his friend. On an unspecified date, Dimas was out with a friend at the Citarik river in Indonesia. He took a picture of his friend standing in front of the river. Afterwards, the two looked at the photo and were shocked to see that a mysterious figure in a white gown with long, black hair could be seen climbing on the rocks behind Dimas’ friend. Dimas says that there wasn’t anyone behind his friend when the picture was taken. He believes the figure is the vampiric ghost known as the Pontianak. According to Malay and Indonesian mythology, the Pontianak is said to be the ghost of a woman who died while pregnant.

This photo doesn’t look like it was Photoshopped. This figure looks like it was actually there when the photo was taken. If the photo is real, then this could be the ghost of someone who died in or near the river. However, it’s possible that this is a hoax. The ghost could’ve been a person, possibly one of their friends, dressed in a costume. Even though they said that nobody was behind them, there’s no way to confirm if that’s the truth or not. Personally, I’m a bit skeptical of this photo only because the ghost looks a bit too much like a person, but that’s just my opinion. I’d like to know what you think about this photo. Do you think it shows a real ghost? Or do you think it’s a hoax?

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