31 HORROR STORIES — “The Human Chair” (1925)

Taro Hirai, under his pen name Edogawa Rampo (say it a few times, fast) wrote this seriously fucked-up story in 1925 (you didn’t get to read it in English until 1956). Find a comfy chair, snuggle up, and read it. It’s only about 17 pages long. And you won’t even need to get all the way to the end until — I guarantee it — you will jump out of the chair you’re sitting in, look back, and fucking shiver.