(Original illustration of “Crown the Clown” by David Romero)
Here’s a podcast I recently discovered, The Simply Scary Podcast. This is episode 14, and I’m posting this one in particular because one of the stories really creeped me out. In fact, I’ve got goosebumps as I write this.
The first is a great little ghost story, but it’s the second one that I think will stick with me for a while.
“Crown the Clown” written by Elias Witherow and performed by Kailaan Scott Carter. Production and score by Luke Hodgkinson. At a child’s birthday party, a lad from a well-to-do family is used to having things go his way and is spoiled to that luxury. But his Grandparents’ gift will teach him just how badly things can go for him.
If you want to skip to this specific story, it starts at 30:30.
Mike Flanagan’s Ouija: Origin of Evil will be making its way to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD this January 17th.The film stars Parker Mack, Kate Siegel, Sam Anderson, Henry Thomas, Lulu Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Annalise Basso, and Doug Jones.
It was never just a game. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, Ouija: Origin of Evil tells a terrifying new tale in 1967 Los Angeles. A widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.
The Making of Ouija: Origin of Evil
Home Is Where the Horror Is
The Girl Behind Doris
Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer/Editor Mike Flanagan
I can’t wait to get this one!
aka every decision she makes is wrong.
The Smiling Man is a short story written by user blue_tidal and shared on Reddit. It’s inspired many people to try their hand at interpreting the story in their own way, from podcasts to horror shorts. I’ve watched quite a few, and this one is my favorite so far: