My grandpa, a retired homicide detective, told me about one last case before he passed

Case 1 | Case 2 | Case 3 | Case 4 | Case 5 | Case 6 | Case 7 Hey everyone. Very sorry for the extended absence. I’m sorry to inform you all that my grandfather passed on December 30th, 2019. On Christmas night, after a fantastic, lively day with his entire family, his health …

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They say the snuff film industry doesn’t exist. It does. [Part 2]

My brother stood up and stormed out of the house. I listened as his car started and peeled out of the driveway. I apologized to the cops, who told me not to worry about it. “We were telling your brother, your parents, they uh, looks like there wasn’t any pain.” the tall cop said. “Where …

My grandpa’s friend, a retired homicide detective, just told us what goes on in the Arizona desert

Case 1 | Case 2 | Case 3 | Case 4 | Case 5 | Case 6 After my grandpa told me about the last case – the one about the Backwards Man – he told me to make the tentatively-planned Skype call to a colleague of his in Arizona. Connectivity issues on both sides …

Daughter’s Drawings Companion Piece

Author’s Note: I wrote this not long after Daughter’s Drawings blew up, to add some kind of background to the tale. I’m indifferent about this, as it doesn’t really affect the story itself at all, but I hope you enjoy it! Also, feel free to check out the as-yet unfinished Alternate View of Daughter’s Drawings. …

My grandpa, a retired homicide detective, just told me about the only serial killer he ever pursued

Case 1 | Case 2 | Case 3 | Case 4 | Case 5 As always, my grandpa and I read the comments on these posts together. He absolutely loves hearing what you all have to say. He loves your theories, he very much appreciates your well wishes, but he rebuffs the claims that he …

My grandpa, a retired homicide detective, just told me about the first case that made him consider a different career

Case 1 | Case 2 | Case 3 | Case 4 Both my grandfather and I appreciate everyone’s well wishes, truly more than words can express. Posting these stories has become something he gets excited to do. In his words:  “Knowing I can finally get the word out on all the weirdness that goes on …

My grandpa, a retired homicide detective, just told me the worst place he ever searched

Case 1 | Case 2 | Case 3 Apologies for the delay. When I posted the last three entries, my grandpa was elated. We spent so much time going over the comments, and it brought him a joy I haven’t seen in a long time. His health took a brief turn for the worse in …

They say the snuff film industry doesn’t exist. It does. [Part 1]

When I heard my parents were going to be opening a video store, I was ecstatic. It wasn’t going to be a Blockbuster or a Family Video, it was going to be *ours*. My older brother and I eagerly awaited as renovations and setup got underway, making lists of films we would watch when the …

My grandpa, a retired homicide detective, just told me the single worst sight he saw in his career

Case 1 | Case 2 It was, uh, 19…93, I think. Ah, you know, after a while these things start to blend together. Dates, some names. And I’m an old man now, that doesn’t help. But I remember the important things. I don’t know if it’s that I just have a good memory or if …

My Grandpa, a retired homicide detective, told me another one of his cases

I told my grandpa about the response he got from his case I posted last week, and he was thrilled. Going through your comments together put a smile on his face like I haven’t seen in some time. He saw that so many people wanted to hear more of the “Impossible Ones”, and he encouraged …