The Internet is the premier place for people to escape from the world, usually in the form of adorable GIFs of animals or wacky kiss cam antics. But, as it turns out, there is also a dark side to GIFs. Often the scariest part of a horror movie is just a quick couple of seconds, but it lasts.
Here a bunch of the eeriest GIFs collected from the shadowy chambers of the Internet. How many can you get through without cleansing your palate with some cute animal stories?
If you needed a reason to hate baby seals.
Actually no, no it’s cool you can take the blanket. I’ll be fine, really.
Proof mirror world is a demon dimension.
This is a time lapse of an actual mummy in Italy.
Everyone loves a clown!
I dunno what’s going on here, but I want it to stop.
Nothing worse than getting stuck in the elevator with that awkward co-worker.
No yeah, perfect! Make yourself at home.
Do me a favor, if you look like this, never come running out at me from the dark, thanks.
ALWAYS assume something like this is behind you.
Here’s a good reason not to drink and drive.
Awkward Darth Maul.
Excuse me, miss!
Hey, uh, that’s not how walking works.
Want a goodnight kiss?
And here’s one to prove that sometimes even ghouls make goofs.
Did you make through the den of GIF horrors? I’m not gonna lie, I cheated a little bit and looked at pictures of sea otters at one point. That shadowy bed demon really did me in.