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A woman answers a Craigslist ad for a job and ends up on a harrowing night that doesn’t add up
A mother faces the ultimate tragedy at the hands of those who are supposed to protect and serve.
A woman fights for her life after her husband turns into a monster.
An American working in Tokyo ends up in the crosshairs of a notorious organized crime family.
A woman is left stranded by her abusive boyfriend in the middle of the night in unfamiliar territory
After a brutal rape at age 11, a woman keeps her secret, only to be haunted decades later by events that compel her to confront her deepest fears
Growing up surrounded by racism and police brutality, a man tries to understand and heal his past by seeing what’s really inside the belly of the beast.
A young woman hungry to explore the world goes on a trip to Tanzania and unexpectedly finds herself caught in an endless cycle of impending doom.
At a young age, a man develops a fetish for diapers that ends up reshaping the course of his adult life.
A woman self-medicating for anxiety and depression spirals into an alternate reality after an other-worldly encounter
After growing up in a rigid Christian community, a woman finds beauty in revolting behaviors
After visiting a psychiatrist for mild anxiety, a young man embarks on a wild spree that will alter the course of his life forever.
Growing up blind and isolated from her peers in a strict upbringing, a woman finds empowerment in a kinky world where the power balance is reversed.
After a teenage girl begins dating her mom’s student, a shocking accusation leaves a small-town family in ruins.
The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, ...
After tragedy strikes a Vietnamese refugee family, a young man finds his new home in a violent gang, forever marking his life path through acts of destruction and redemption.
A woman puts the pieces of her life back together after a childhood spent inside an insidious religious cult in Los Angeles.
After growing up in an abusive household, a man confronts a startling, ambiguous loss
Stranded in a Mexican desert, the ocean waves of Guam, and the sandstone boulders of Utah, three people face their deepest fears in the unforgiving wilderness of the natural world.
A woman walking to work in the early morning hours faces the ultimate terror.
A lifelong friendship filled with care, love and personal growth takes a shocking turn in the aftermath of a brutal act of violence
A man suffering the deep generational traumas of poverty, racism, abuse and mental illness finds transformative power in an ancient plant medicine
After 30 years running a Zen Hospice center, a man reflects on what it's like to help transition people through the dying process.
A Yale student moves to Congo to pursue his journalistic dreams and finds an ignored world of people suffering under war and dictatorship whose stories never make the news
A young black girl born to a drug-addicted mother is adopted by white, middle-class parents, only to face more sinister taboos as she becomes a stranger within her own family.
A young man looking for a quick way to get rid of student loan debt gambles with his life and nearly pays the ultimate price
A young woman is forced to make a decision about the fate of a father she never knew
After surviving a family broken by drug addiction and mental illness, a woman finds out her mother’s death was tied to one of the most notorious crimes in American history
A man walking through a parking lot one night is jumped by two strangers and thrown into a car with no idea where he's being taken
A young girl’s world is turned upside-down by the early death of her father, but starving herself to cope with the pain becomes a sinister companion
A man becomes a hero during a horrific act of war only to face the worst of it after he survives.
A woman finds respite from childhood anxieties in relationships only to enter a spiral of mental illness and unexplained phenomena.
A girl straddles many worlds growing up biracial with a single white mother whose new boyfriend brings chaos into a peaceful home.
A priest struggles to transform his life after facing the consequences of his most shameful secret.
Firmly established in adulthood with a great career behind her and a wonderful life, a woman suddenly finds herself to be an unlikely perpetrator of the most horrible transgression.
After finally being accepted to an elite college sorority, a woman makes a new best friend whose terminal illness leaves her consumed by uncertainty.
Struggling to find his identity after college, a man suddenly suffers from panic attack that leads to a terrifying downward spiral.
A woman suffers immeasurable trauma at the hands of her abusive parents as traffickers, resulting in a number of “alters” that inhabit her.
A single mother raising a uniquely gifted child experiences the worst thing that could ever happen to a parent.
Megan’s close relationship with her mother turns into a shocking, unthinkable nightmare when an unlikely intruder enters their home.
After his best friend contracts a rare disease, a man’s friendship deepens as they grow into adulthood together, only to end with a sudden, shocking turn of events.
A woman sinks into a psychological black hole following what was supposed to be the greatest moment of her life.
Leaving her sheltered but complicated evangelical Christian past, a woman explores a kinky relationship that leads her to some of the darkest corners of the world.
A woman finally establishes herself in a job she loves when a customer commits an act that will change her life forever.
Growing up in a small Midwest town, a teenage girl forms a close friendship with a boy from a nearby town, when things unexpectedly take a very dark turn.
Struggling with depression and gender dysphoria, a person finds solace in an online community, but relationships become shockingly complicated by the disruptive actions of one notorious member.
A family who for years struggled to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic injury now faces a far more terrifying unknown: the disappearance of their father.
A woman is three months pregnant when her husband’s pursuit of a fugitive turns their world upside down.
Growing up in a household full of both love and violence in Mississippi, Kiese Laymon struggles with generational trauma, career success, and addiction before finally facing the silences of his past.
Terra Newell is thrown a nightmare scenario as her mother’s new love life spins out of control, while the ordeal takes on a new life as the centerpiece of the famous Dirty John podcast and TV series.