Knifepoint Horror

pride

Many is the band that wishes they could have a second chance at what turned out to be their final performance—maybe they could have brought more energy to that night, or savored it just a little more… and then there’s the terrible but…

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The Smoke Child

No one in attendance at the talk on that December night in New England, 2021, really knew what they would hear from the presenter, though they certainly knew his name. And while no video exists of his methodical dissection of the past, the audio…

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attraction

You are invited to a place in the mountains where one man decided that no matter what the date, it will always, always be Halloween night. (And after ‘attraction,’ keep listening to experience the very… well, ROUND terror of a campfire tale called…

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I Was Called Anwen

A documentarian’s celebrity puff piece takes a dark turn when her subject reveals the story of a friend’s haunting. The documentarian Patricia Close : Mig Windows, www.migwindows.com Art by S. Patrick Brown, https://www.instagram.com/scalawagarts/…

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prisoner

There is a curious fact about the tiny railway station mentioned by the teller of this story that he would never know: Almost sixty years before the events he describes, the station was partially demolished in the night by someone or something…

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A Convergence in Wintertime

Someday, when you find yourself alone in a place like the one where this story occurred, take note of what happens to your footprints as the minutes tick by. As one of the narrators claims, the wind shifts things around fast–and it’s as if no trace…

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digs

What’s the shortest time you’ve ever lived somewhere before you left in frustration? What was the problem—bad neighbors, leaks, noise problems, lousy plumbing? Something worse? Something mystifying? The trashman: Benjamin Gilmour Audio mastering…

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vacancy

Within every grandiose scheme, there lies the seed of possible disaster. Some of these disasters are loud, chaotic, and violent … but sometimes they only sound like the wind sighing through haunted ruins. Music: ‘Between the Noise’ by Kyle…

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thresholds

For Halloween, a tale of two people dwelling among the monsters who own the night. Music: ‘Altered Communications’ by Emanuele Errante. Intro music by Emma Fradd of the podcast. The text of these stories is licensed under a Creative Commons…

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occupiers

The letters and diaries of several 19th century soldiers allude to “the terrible Demon of Moscow” that once haunted the city’s streets. One witness alone told the entire story of the ghostly force most still believe was not truly of this world….

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