Scary

Nuke Rain

I remember when Chernobyl happened. I was working at a nuclear facility here in the states. We had a couple of the sweetest scientists from Sweden visiting after the incident. During their visit our radioactivity sensors got tripped. We were panicking until we were able to isolate the cause. It was the footprints of the […]

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Molotov Cocktail

A word of advice for if you’re ever travelling out of the country: make sure your travelling companions have a decent picture of you looking presentable. A picture of you shit-faced, waving a drink around right before you set yourself on fire is not going to make finding you in the hospital very easy, especially […]

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Ignite, Igniting, Ignition

Volkswagens put a lot of emphasis on safety. It’s good that they do. Be happy your car won’t start. Mine did and the steering column caught on fire… while I was driving. I was just 16 and didn’t know what to do. I pulled into a cheap motel parking lot and hopped out, leaving the […]

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Who’s the Dummy?

I came home one day to an empty house. I walked into my room, set something on my desk, then I saw it out of the corner of my eye. I spun around and walked right back out of my room. I was sure my sister had done it. Positive she did. But that didn’t […]

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Swam Without Looking Back

I didn’t really think of this as horror, because I figured it was pretty much the experience of every kid growing up in Florida. Now that I don’t live in Florida anymore, I realize this is not a shared experience in the rest of the world. Sometimes when you’re swimming or snorkeling in the ocean, […]

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