Saturday, September 29, 2012

Movie: Asylum Blackout

Movie review: Asylum Blackout (The Incident) 
Alexandre Courtès - USA, 2011
Horror, 85min.

Rock musicians George, Max and Ricky work in the kitchen at the local asylum to make ends meet - the pay is good and they're at minimal risk, having no direct contact with the inmates. One night, just before dinner time, a storm shuts down the security system and the doors to all the cells open, letting the lunatics loose.

Getting stuck in an elevator is bad.
Getting stuck at your work is even worse.
Getting stuck in an asylum full with lunatics on the loose... start praying!

You will meet three rock musicians that works as cooks in an asylum.
They do not have the dream job but they are as save as it gets.
In a high security building all doors are electronic secured.
Security guards patrolling the place.

But on a stormy night the power turns out and the nightmare begins.

The security guards have control on the situation.
The inmates are drugged and calm.

But they are lunatics... and some have not taken there meds...

The security guards can not handle the situation alone.
The inexperience cooks have to help the guards to lock the inmates.

It is a matter of time, when the lunatics are loosing there calm...

A very original story and a very convincing cast. No super hero`s, only some real people that are handeling a situation they weren`t prepared for.
The movie has some amazing rock music, that plays a roll in the life of the cooks.
It also brings an unique horror.
A claustrophobic feeling and the unpredictable inmates will make you shiver the entire movie.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Game: Slender

Game review: Slender
2012 - Parsec Productions
Horror, 1 player
Microsoft Windows, OS X

It is called the scariest video game ever made.
Very popular reaction videos posted on YouTube.
Do you dare to play the game based on one of the scariest legends in history?

You are starting in the woods. All alone, armed with only a flashlight.
Darkness surround you. And your quest starts, find the eight pages!

The forest is endless, the fear of what could happen makes you shiver!
Your flashlight provides you with sight trough the darkness.

You find a page, nailed on a tree... The page gives you a hint about an old legend.
The legend of The Slender Man!
You start to realize that your life is in danger.
Your hart is beating crazy.

A strange noice... You turn around... and there he is. The Slender Man!

The only thing you can do is run, RUN for your life!
And find the other pages remaining in the woods.

The game was created by Mark J. Hadley, known on YouTube as AgentParsec.
You can download and play this game for FREE!

The game is short and difficult.
The music and sound effects are amazing! So playing with a headphone is a must!
The graphics looks old, but the effects of your flashlight and the trees are very well done.
If you look close at the Slender Man he does not look really scary.
But the first time you encounter him, you will scream like a little girl!

But for the downside, if you play this without the sound, it does not work. It will be like playing an old Half-Life map.
And the second time you play it. You`ll be more frustrated then scared of the Slender Man.

But the game is free, so go download it and enjoy a good scare!
Official site, and for download;

Saturday, September 15, 2012

The Licked Hand

A woman is home alone with only her dog for company.

Listening to the radio she hears of a serial killer on the loose in her town.
She gets scared and locks all the doors and windows in the house. But the basement window is jammed so she just locks the basement door. After locking the house she goes to bed, taking her dog to her room with her and letting it sleep under her bed.
With the dog close to her, she feels much saver.

She wakes in the night and can hear a dripping sound in her room.

The bedside lamp won't work and she is too scared to get out of bed to turn on the main light.

She hides under the covers but to reassure herself that the dog is still under the bed she puts her hand down and feels a lick on her hand.
She lays awake for some time listening to the dripping sound and periodically puts her hand down to where she can hear heavy breathing and each time gentle licks on her fingers.

Eventually she can no longer stand the dripping and enters the bathroom.
She finds her dog hanging on the shower head, with its stomach ripped open and the blood dripping in the shower.

She looks at the mirror and finds "PEOPLE CAN LICK TOO" written in blood on the wall.

Other versions

A version with an extra ending also has her parents dead in her closet.
She then attempts to call the police but is unable to. She then looks downstairs and sees the killer. This leads to a chase around the house while the killer attempts to kill her.
The police later come and find her dead and her body mangled.

In another version of the story, there is a man and his dog who go hiking.
Soon it is nighttime and the man goes to sleep. He wakes up and the dog is agitated. The dog licks his hand. Then the man falls asleep. The dog licks his hand again, but the man's eyes are closed. He feels something warm next to him and thinks it is the body warmers, then he falls asleep.
The dog keeps licking the man's hand. When the man wakes up his dog is gone and in the snow, it says: "People can lick too".

Another version has the main character an older, blind woman.
On the radio she hears that an escaped animal is on the loose. As before she goes into the house and locks all the doors. When the tap is dripping, she goes around the house, checking all the taps. As she tries each tap to find them not the source of the dripping sound. The woman feels licks on her hand, so she thinks her dog is telling her everything is all right.
Eventually she goes into the living room to find her dog nailed to the ceiling and blood dripping onto the floor.
The ending line is "so what was licking her hand?"

What is the truth?

A classic urban legend!
It is a typical campfire story too scare your friends with.

But is is possible?
I read this story was already going around in the year 1960 as some kind of chain mail.
And that is a year where a loth of urban legends were born.

What happened next? Did the girl died? Did the cops found who did it?
No one will ever now.
But if this would happen again in these modern time, it would be all over the TV and Internets.

Monday, September 10, 2012

The Balete Drive

Balete Drive is a two-lane undivided street. The road is an undivided carriageway, that is, a road without median. The road is a major route of jeepneys and cabs, serving the New Manila area, connecting Eulogio Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard and Nicanor Domingo Streets in Quezon City.

The road is famous for the antique and century old Spanish houses and Balete Trees that lies all around the road.

The road is also notable for the haunting legends that it had.

According to some Balete Drive myths a tentacled, gargantuan Balete tree used to stand in the middle of the road.

Stories have it that in the 1970's a young woman was run over by a taxi along that street.
A few weeks later, taxi drivers and motorists start to report seeing a ghostly apparition of the young woman since then known as 'the white lady'.
'She' is reported to appear at the back seat of cars, scaring motorists and driving them to accidents that cost some their lives.
The white lady is also seen crossing the street particularly on rainy days.

The Filipinos also have this belief that Balete trees are home to spirits and elementals.
They serve as portals between their realm and ours and thus stories like this abound whenever there's a Balete tree nearby.

What is the truth?

The belief in spirits is high in the Philippines.
Many of the Filipinos had experiences with some kind of ghost, spirit, demon.

There are many hotspots for ghost, and this is one of them.

If you want to look for yourself if it is true or not, you can go to the Balete Drive.

Balete Drive connects the long span between E.Rodriguez and N. Domingo Avenues in New Manila, Quezon City. It’s about 45 minutes travel from Manila via the Cubao route through Espana and E. Rodriguez Avenue.
The Balete Drive corner at E. Rodriguez is a bustling business area mushroomed with fast foods and other establishments.

I hope to visit this place in the future on a big trip. But for now I can only rely on words.

However, some say the Balete Drive ghost tale was a brainchild of a news reporter who ran out of interesting stories to cover. Others say the Balete Drive ghost tales were testings for a school project on how fast and to what extent rumors would traveler.

Going on vacation to the Philippines? Why not visiting the Balete Drive? Fun for the hole family!

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Issei Sagawa

Issei Sagawa was born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan to wealthy parents.
He attended the University of Paris.

On the afternoon of June 13, 1981, the Japanese man walked to the Bois de Boulogne, a park on the outskirts of Paris, carrying two suitcases.

The contents of those suitcases, to the lament of a nearby jogger, was the dismembered body of a fellow student.

A Dutch woman named Renée Hartevelt, whom Sagawa had shot three days prior and had spent the days since eating various parts of her body!

He was soon arrested.
According to reports, Issei uttered, "I killed her to eat her flesh," when they raided his home, whereupon they found bits of Renne still in his fridge.

Sagawa was declared insane and unfit for trial and was institutionalized in Paris.
His incarceration was to be short, however, as the French public soon grew weary of their hard-earned francs going to support this evil woman-eater, and Issei was promptly deported.
Herein followed a bizarre and seemingly too convenient set of legal loopholes and psychiatric reports that led doctors in Japan declaring him "sane, but evil."

On August 12, 1986, Sagawa checked himself out of Tokyo's Matsuzawa Psychiatric hospital, Due to loopholes in the law, Issei is a free man to this day.

What is the truth?

This is a true story.

Sagawa now lives in Tokyo and is a minor celebrity in Japan. He was often invited as a guest speaker and commentator throughout 1986-1997.
He has also written restaurant reviews for the Japanese magazine Spa. In 1992, he appeared in Hisayasu Sato's exploitation film Uwakizuma: Chijokuzeme (Unfaithful Wife: Shameful Torture) as a sadosexual voyeur.

Besides books about the murder he committed, Sagawa wrote a commentary book Shonen A in 1997 on the Kobe child murders of 1997, when a 14-year-old referred to in the media as "Seito Sakakibara" and "Boy A" ("Shōnen A") killed and decapitated a child and attacked several others.

Despite this early freelance work, Sagawa can no longer find publishers for his writing and has been rejected from over 500 different places of employment.
Each job application requires writing his resume out in longhand.
He was nearly accepted by a French language school because the manager was impressed by his courage to use his real name, but employees protested and he was rejected.

In 2005, his parents died.
He was prevented from attending his parents' funeral, but he repaid their creditors and moved into public housing. He received welfare for some time but no longer does so.

In an interview with Vice magazine in 2009, he expressed suicidal thoughts and said that being forced to make a living while being known as a murderer and cannibal was a terrible punishment.

WARNING: This video contains extreme content matter which most will find disturbing! 
Do NOT watch if younger then 18! The video contains sexual and gore scenes. 
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A Visit To Hell

Clifford Hoyt, age 31, suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident in 1999.

After he regained consciousness, he told a terrified nurse that he had died and visited Hell!

He expounded on the tortures and anguish he experienced in frightening detail. He refused psychological treatment and was released.

Several weeks later, Hoyt’s neighbors complained to their landlord that strange music was playing in his apartment at all hours of the night.
Upon investigating, the building’s owner found Clifford in this condition.

Mr. Hoyt was still quite lucid and protested when the landlord attempted to call the police.
Concerned for the damage done to his property, he took photographs of the apartment, of which the image above is an example.

He left and contacted Mr. Hoyt’s family, who contacted authorities.
Clifford claimed that demons from Hell were still trying to capture him.
He explained that his body would burn incessantly unless he played music to scare the demons away.
He would only leave the house for short periods of time to get minimal supplies, including large blocks of ice to soothe the burning he felt as he tried to sleep.
Doctors attribute Clifford’s actions to brain damage suffered in the accident.

He currently resides in a mental rehabilitation facility in Maryland.

What is the truth?

The picture is disturbing.
The man laying naked on the floor with a block of ice in is arm, a keyboard and mic to scare of the demons.

This story is going around the internet for a while. However nobody knows more then this. There are no other pictures, no other details. So it does look like an urban legend.

The possibility that he is insane is almost unquestionable.
But is there a hell? Is it possible that he visited the hell and returned?
Can you scare off demons with music?

Future posts will explain these questions!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Blind Maiden

Curses date before the old Egypt.
And now in these modern times, curses take a very modern turn.

Look at recent movies like;
The Ring, Pulse,, One missed call ...
All movies about curses through modern technology.
Movies, mobile phone, internet websites,...

Many Japanese horror movies or based on this.

But there is a Spain website that would curse you!


But it is a rare website. And is very rare online.
It also require the following:

1. You must be completely alone
2. It must be twelve o`clock on the dot
3. There must be no moon.
4. All the lights must be turned off.
5. No religious items near the computer or on you.

Some say the site is not `` but ``.
And you have to visit it on a Thursday.

What will happen?

This is what people say that visited the website.

They say the first thing that appearance are a huge flow of disturbing images.
Images that are so horrible and out of the ordinary that they are impossible to describe in words.

You will see pictures people without eyes.
People in torture chambers. Boys and girls with there faces twisted in fear. And there mouths screaming!

The pictures are displayed quickly, flashing up screen one after the other with no explanation.

After this a question will pop up (Normally in Spanish);

" Would you like to participate in an experience of absolute horror?"

Below the text are two buttons: "Accept" and "Decline".

If you `accept` the challenge you will be taking your life in hands. Take `decline` to stay safe.
Scared already? It just has started!

When you accept, you will see on your computer screen a silhouette approaching your own house!
You see that the silhouette enters your house and is walking to the room you are in.
You will see your own back.
Then you feel a presence behind you... and feel a tab on your shoulder.
The last thing you will see is the face of the Blind Maiden, staring at you with her horrible eyes.

The Blind Maiden will rip out your eyes and takes a snapshot of your face so you will be part of the pictures on her website.

What is the truth?

The website is really well know in Spain.
And many fears the website.
Some testified they saw horrible things and had a really bad experience.

There is only one way to see if it`s true or not.
Let`s check it out!

The next time there is a new moon is the 19th of Juli. And it is a Thursday (I live in Belgium that has the same time as Spain, so there would be no problem with the time difference.)
So I will check it out and record everything.
Then I will Update with the results of my investigation. Stay reading for the truth of the Blind Maiden!

I could not do it on the 19th of Juli. Next new moon is on 17th of August.

UPDATE for 17/08/2012

It is now 20 minutes after midnight.
I have recorded everything with three cameras.
I will go over the footage and post it right here.

I experience nothing strange or hear/saw anything.

But... I made a mistake...
I had a book based on the Bible about Jesus on my desk. I didn't realized it after filming.
That could of scared the blind maiden away. If this counts as a religious item.
I will try this again on perfect condition!


So I tried this with four possible websites.

All websites does not exist..
They are free domains that you can  buy.
However the only website with nothing is !
So I guess this would be the website if it was real.

It is also possible that the website exist years ago, and is now offline.

I am going to try this again from time to time.
But I don`t think I will ever encounter the Blind Maiden!

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Bloody Date

Takena Nagao, is an avid fan of heavy metal music and horror films.
Whilst studying physics at Kyoto University he began making clay animations.
His works are renowned for violence and gore!

Enjoy one of his work, Bloody Date!

Saturday, September 1, 2012