On Friday, after announcing the winners of Jezebel’s annual scary story contest, we promised you a round of bonus stories. You’ll find new terrifying tales—and two extra treats below.
Clear your weekend plans and procure a fainting couch: Here are the winners of Jezebel’s 2017 scary story contest and, trust us, you’re gonna need to lie down.
Against all odds, we’ve somehow made it to October 2017, inarguably the best month of a mostly shitty year, and any year, period. As the weather gets brisk and Halloween approaches, another highly anticipated event looms like the full moon on an eerie night: The annual Jezebel scary story contest.
Happy Halloween! You didn’t think we’d let you off with just the one post of winners from this year’s spooky story contest, did you? Read these reader-submitted bonus stories... if you dare.
We’ve read your emails and dug deep into the grave—sorry, the greys—to find the most buried, most frightening stories submitted by you, our dear readers, for this year’s Halloween scary story contest. What we’ve unearthed are 10 of scariest tales of ghosts, demons, stalkers, and murderers that we’ve ever read.
Gather round, ghoulies, ghosties, and goblins. It’s time for what is both the best and most dreaded time of the year: Jezebel’s annual spooky stories contest! I know it’s exciting, but try not to lose your head...
I’m sorry. Did you really think we would limit ourselves to only ten of your scariest stories this Halloween?
We asked and you delivered. With over 3,000 comments on this year’s Scary Story contest, this year’s submitters brought their best—sharing hair-raising, spine-tingling tales that were so scary that certain Jezebel writers were forced to sleep with their lights on. These are the ten most terrifying.
Welcome, boys and GHOULS, to Jezebel’s annual Spooky Stories contest. Hope you brought your nappy bag because you’re about to wet your diaper.
It was a big week for women working at Napa Valley's vineyards—for the the first time in 12 years, women were allowed to compete in a prominent annual pruning contest.
In this video, the cast of Downton Abbey give you the top ten reasons to enter to win a day on their set in London. And they're all hilarious!
Even though the title of sexiest banker was given out long ago (Meredith Whitney, duh), some who work in finance remain unsatisfied, I guess. What other possible explanation would there be for a banking career website to sponsor a "sexiest banker poll" and invite users to vote? And what deep, all-consuming sadness…
Now that we’re all happily up to our necks in nerd shit, a former national spelling champion has returned to remind us that being a self-avowed nerd wasn’t always cool. In fact, it used to be quite uncool.
Philadelphia "hot hits of today" radio station Q102 teamed up with Monarch Med Spa to give away a breast augmentation surgery to one "lucky girl." Dream big in 2013!
Brooklyn-based photographer Fiona Gardner and journalist Amy Zimmer have tracked down — through dark subway tunnels, steam-washed alleyways, and maybe even with the old, "I'm your long-lost daughter" bait-and-switch — 50 former Miss Subways for a new Transit Museum exhibit, something the New York Post describes as a…
The competition for the title of World's Ugliest Dog, held annually in Northern California, is stiff, judged on "the natural ugliness in both pedigree and mutt classes." 28 dogs competed this year, and while they're scraggy and gross, they're also sort of beautiful in their own way. I'm lying, they're just gross.…
Picking the best of all the exciting entries in the Jezebel (Very) Short Fiction Contest was difficult indeed — but at long last, we have a winner! Well, two winners, to be precise.
Want to show off your storytelling chops, and win some great books? Now's your chance to do both by entering our (very) short fiction contest. It's easy!
Former creative outspoken nerdy children, curse that you weren't born late enough to participate in the "90 Second Newbery" film festival, which encourages young readers to humorously condense award-winning young adult fiction.
Sadly, the framers didn't provide American citizens with the right to vote for Miss America, which was anti-democratic of them. But the official pageant organization has decided to let citizens Facebook-vote for their favorite contestant. America, land of the free!