The Gory Details Project

30-29-09 Allison Schulte

“…this eventually resulted in me vomiting massive quantities of blood”

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17-06-09 Iris Towery

“…my scalp had been peeled away a few inches”

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24-11-08 Joe De Vita

“…most of the skin of my chin and the left side of my face was missing and left back on the concrete racing track”

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23-11-08 Sparkle Fairy

I woke up this guy by screaming, “I’m dying! I’m… (hysterical laughter).. dying!”

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05-16-07 Haylie Cook 2

“I hit him over the head with a porcelain lamp. There’s porcelain broken all behind me, I fall on the porcelain. I’m a bloody mess”

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05-16-07 Josh K

“The doctor told me and my family that the testicle looked like a shriveled black raisin.”

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05-11-07 Haylie Cook

“I’m holding my arm trying to keep the blood from going everywhere, there’s a big flap of skin, and i’m naked.”

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04-30-07 Killer Idol

“I started struggling against the buckles and screaming at the top of my lungs, ‘Fuck! Fuck!'”

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04-23-07 David Saint-Pierre

“It broke my neck all my ribs, my collar bone, crushed my spleen, broke my hip, crushed my left leg from the knee to the ankle, snapped my right leg in half.”

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04-23-07 Mark Voyce (1)

“The blood had dried on my lips… and I had to soak my lips in warm salt water so I could open up my mouth.”

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04-23-07 Mark Voyce (2)

“I said, ‘I’ll show her,’ and I grabbed the steak knife”

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04-23-09 Blaine Capatch

“All the blood that was over my kitchen had been licked clean by my cats.”

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04-23-09 Lina Marie

“I heard these footsteps in this dark room, and literally I did see the Grim Reaper. I don’t care what anybody says.”

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04-23-09 Reuben Funkadelius

“They gathered around me quickly and said, ‘This man is hurt! Let’s pray for him!'”

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04-23-09 Riff

“Cells start exploding and everything starts blowing up, and you get sausage fingers and a big hand like a catcher’s mitt.”

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04-23-09 Zoe P.

“They had to go ahead with the anal-vaginal 4th degree episiotomy where you’re ripped open hole-to-hole.”

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04-23-09 Jonathan E.

“I guarantee, if you really need emergency surgery, if you can chug half a bottle of scotch most of the pain will probably be delayed.”

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04-23-09 Eric F.

“All of a sudden it squirted me in the face with blood.”

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04-16-09 Ed B

“The mango flies had laid their eggs in my skin.”

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04-16-09 Anthony Ausgang

“Somehow I got out of the hospital and walked down Vermont from sunset to Santa Monica dripping blood out of my ears, with stitches in my head and electrodes still on my body.”

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04-16-09 My English is Terrible

“I was with my mom and she didn’t want her car to get all dirty and blood and so.”

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04-16-09 Allison D

“The blood came so fast and so furiously it was… pouring all over the ground all over my clothes and down my throat.”

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04-16-09 Edward Thomas

“The rear tire removed most of the skin on my ankle down to the bone. The skin was flapping.”

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04-16-09 David W

“I was flying on other people, and everyone’s flying around like you’re in a dryer — like socks.”

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04-16-09 Yovanna

“He’s wearing this white coat, and all of a sudden, I guess it just popped — all over him. Lots of screaming involved.”

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04-16-09 Rich Ferguson

“This cotton feels like it’s a bullet in my head.”

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04-16-09 Paper Cut

“I cut my eye… It was wack.”

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04-16-09 Allison D

“I stepped on it and cut a piece off my foot… but I was holding the piece in my hand and we were both stark naked.”

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04-16-09 Scorpion Bite

“I convinced this kid to tie my foot to the bicycle peddle before my leg went numb.”

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04-09-09 Tom J

“It’s hard to describe the sensation of having your ass fully inflated with a high pressure air hose.”

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04-09-09 Tyler Whitney

“It felt like someone was pulling an organ out through my penis.”

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04-09-09 Suzy Jones

“This really handsome hunk comes over and says, we have to get you out of here before the car explodes.”

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04-09-09 Jack L

“Did it hurt? Yessiree!”

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04-09-09 Jack’s little Brother Noah

“He fell off, and I fell too, and then he fell on his back. That’s it”

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04-09-09 Joel L

“The doctor was literally standing on the table with hemostats trying to get the right angle on this thing”

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04-09-09 Mark L

“Most of my garage floor and most of my front street was just a sea of red because I had opened up a lot of arteries and veins.”

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04-09-09 Susan

“I took off like a potato peeling of skin and flesh that was about 4 1/2-5 inches long.”

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04-09-09 JT

“It was about close to twelve inches, flaccid.”

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04-09-09 Steven Klein

“I had to have someone hold me down while two guys ripped it out.”

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04-09-09 Linda Parent

“My eyes were swollen shut. My face tripled in size.”

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04-09-09 C

“My landlord told me pepper works to coagulate blood.”

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04-09-09 Rafael Alvarado

“They left a rag inside my stomach.”

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04-08-09 Lea Houkanen

“They stripped me naked, layed me on a bed, tied me up, and there’s another guy like five feet away with all his guts open.”

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04-08-09 Brian Doherty

“I actually got to watch as a knife slit my throat.”

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04-08-09 Michelle A

“I had a broken nose, a contusion on my forehead, and two black eyes.”

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04-08-09 Rich Costigan

“It was like an egg, with the egg yolk and the white had just came out of my finger.”Note: The “Alligator Lizard is a real species (Gerrhonotus coerulus principis)

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04-08-09 Reecy Pontiff

“They thought I had put one up my nose.”

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04-08-09 Tim O

“It’s basically full of blood clots, and he has to dig it out by hand.”

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04-08-09 Thomas Monauni

“It felt like somebody was slicing me open with a knife.”

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04-06-09 Phone Shy

“You said you were going to tell a story!”

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04-06-09 Satanica

“I was dancing on a bed of glass with my necrotic rotting spider bite leg.”

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04-02-09 Steven Carthy

“The flesh was just bright purple … like it was pressed through a press.”

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04-02-09 Allison Schultz

“My T-shirt got caught on the branch, and twisted up, and basically hung me from a tree.”

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04-02-09 Fred 62

“I was afraid my testicle was going to fall out.”

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04-02-09 Kelly Rose

“I’m officially one of the few people of the world to have been run over by their own car.”

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04-02-09 Nadia C

“They went in and cracked my ribs open.”

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04-02-09 Tim X

“Something was squeezing my balls for the last 45 minutes.”

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04-02-09 Willaim Updike

“I couldn’t really describe much other than I was vomiting blood, and my stomach was hurting really bad.”

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04-01-09 Satanica

“Then they procede to stick a 2 or three inch needle right into the middle of your spine.”

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04-01-09 Goat Kamal

“It flew back up and lodged itself in the soft underflesh of my jaw.”

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04-01-09 Goat Kamal

“And I thought, ‘I’ll just role on my shoulder like I’ve seen Chuck Norris do.'”.”

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03-29-09 John Cassel

“I later found out that I was thrashing about with a bunch of metal objects protruding from me.”

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03-29-09 Andre Boutilier

“I released my hand from the Exacto knife and it continued to stick out from my face.”

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03-29-09 Rev. Tommy Gun

“I could feel it scraping against the bone when she stapled it in.”

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03-29-09 Ezra B

“Last thing i remember hearing is him saying oh, cool, look at the blue flame.”

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03-28-09 Allison Cartwright

“I jumped off the balcony, which was third story.”

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03-21-09 Emmeline Chang

“Landed with my ring finger and pinky doing the horizontal splits.”

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03-20-09 Leslie Vong

“I half whispered to my dad to drive me to the hospital.”

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03-20-09 James Easter Bradford

“It feels like ants are crawling underneath my skin.”

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03-18-09 Margaret Griffis

“My mouth filled with blood immediately.”

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03-18-09 Randy Horton

“The swelling probably weighed about 8 pounds.”

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03-17-09 Chuckles Clown

“The cut on my arm looked like a walrus cunt.”

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03-14-09 Augusta C

“I had enough sense to at least rip my pants off.” ”

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03-14-09 Rachel Coleman

“The top of my thumbnail split into two pieces.”

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03-13-09 Crumbcake Witherspoon

“I was up all night thinking I had a tick in my arm…”

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03-13-09 Chuck McCoun

“I’m wondering why the rope is sticky.”

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03-12-09 The Clown with No Name

“I went off the front of the horse… a solid field of scabs.”

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03-12-09 The Clown with No Name

“I went off the front of the horse… a solid field of scabs.”

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03-11-09 The Clown with No Name

“The screwdriver slipped and it went right into my eye”

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03-11-09 Alena

“I was doing a scene where I was laying on a bed, or more like a cafeteria table, half naked…”

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03-10-09 Keith X

“All of my muscles were hanging out of my arm.”

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03-09-09 Ducky Doolittle

“Another fucking clown convinced me it’d be a good idea to get up on stilts.”

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03-08-09 Victoria Lane

“In my unapologetic youth, I used to go to sex clubs with my boyfriend…”

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03-08-09 Clifford Webb

“The hood of my jacket was full of my own blood.”

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03-08-09 Clifford Webb

“A reed was jammed up into my eye… scraped away chunks of the ragged edge of my retina.”

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03-08-09 Clifford Webb

“They found the piece on the floor, and I was rushed to the hospital .”

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03-08-09 Jim Lightfoot

“The doctor told the nurse I didn’t need any anesthetic because I was a man.”

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03-08-09 Heidi Calvert

“My dad just flat out refused to let me mom take me to the hospital.”

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03-08-09 Elizabeth Rowin

“Blood started squirting, and it was making a noise.”

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03-08-09 Elizabeth Rowin

“I haven’t had a tofu burger since, let me tell you.”

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03-08-09 Elizabeth Rowin

“Everything went kind of white and splotchy.”

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03-07-09 Eric R

“It burned through the nail… out came what looked like black plum jelly”

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03-07-09 Furious Georgette

“My ear was now leaking disgusting yellow fluid.”

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03-07-09 Margaret Cho

“The head of the nail drove into the softest part of my right foot”

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03-07-09 Al R

“There was a lingering napalm-like effect… burning slime clinging to my skin.”

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