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By Caldwell Tanner
Classic Nightmares and their Modern-Day Equivalents
Being Chased = Being Trolled
Left Image: Guy being chased by a shadowy, villainous figure.
Right Image: Guy checking facebook and seeing the shadowy figure has commented multiple times on his wall with things like “Kill Yourself,” “No one likes u” and “Go suck a butt, doofus.”
Falling = Your Phone Falling
Left Image: Guy screaming as he plummets through the sky. He has a terrified look on his face.
Right Image: Guy making the exact same face as his phone plummets to the ground. On screen we see a status update that reads “finally got a new phone!”
Losing Teeth = Losing Followers
Left Image: A dude’s teeth falling out. The teeth are sprouting legs and running away. He screams “NO come back!”
Right Image: A guy looking at a tumblr message that says “I don’t know why u thought that post would be funny, because it WASN’T. I am super offended, and am UNFOLLOWING YOU FOREVER. The guy screams “NO!”
Realizing You Have a Test in a Class You Never Went To = Facebook changed it’s homepage and you don’t know where things are now.
Left Image: Guy running down a hallway screaming “Where is it, where is it?”
Right Image: Guy craning over a computer. He is sweating and frantic. He screams “Where did it go, where did it gooooo?”
Being Nude in School = Accidentally Sending Nudes
Left Image: Guy covering junk while classmates laugh at him.
Right Image: Guy looking at phone screen with a blurred out photo. A girl angrily responds with “WTF I JUST LOOKED AT THAT IN CLASS.”
Death = Internet is Down
Left Image = Guy lying dead on the ground, a bear holding a crossbow stands on top of him triumphantly. The bear is also roaring and breathing fire.
Right Image = Guy lying dead in front of his laptop. A “can’t load page” screen is flashing in front of him.