Legend Has It: Stanley Stiers

          With the release of the latest installment of the Halloween movies, I think it’s about time we cover what is perhaps my favorite urban legend. It allegedly begins in the 1920s, ands doesn’t have an ending. So, who is Stanley Stiers, and how is he related to the infamous Michael Myers? Let’s explore? The Legend …

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Legend Has It: Doc Benton

          This month’s urban legend is a gruesome one, so get ready. The name of this legend’s focus may sound familiar to you - he’s been featured on the show Supernatural and its companion comic book. In a small town near the White Mountains of New England, a man searched for the key to immortality - …

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Creepy Cryptids: The Dark Watchers

          This month’s cryptid is kind of a jack of all trades. Is it a cryptid? A ghost? Just an urban legend? Who knows! So let’s call it a cryptid for now. For hundreds of years, shadowy people have been seen in the Santa Lucia Mountains near Big Sur, CA. These figures are often seen as …

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Legend Has It: Hanako-San

          This month’s urban legend is one of many niche legends out of Japan: bathroom or toilet ghosts. So who is Hanako-San, and why is she doomed to spend an eternity in a bathroom stall? Let’s explore. Yōkai and Yūrei           Before we get into the specific legend of Hanako-San, we need to get into the folklore …

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Legend has It: Le Loyon

          This month’s urban legend post brings us back across the pond to Switzerland. I struggled with categorizing the topic of this post - Le Loyon (also known as the Ghost of Maules) could conceivably be an extraterrestrial or interdimensional being, a cryptid, a spirit, or something else unknown. I’m going with Le Loyon being an …

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Legend Has It: Michigan’s Hell’s Bridge

       This month’s urban legend is a little-known tale from Algoma Township, near Rockford, MI - how are you all liking this dive into the lore of the mitten state? I hope you’re all ready for this one. There isn’t a lot of information on it but it is semi-infamous locally, probably due to the legend …

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Legend Has It: Bunnyman Bridge

            This month’s urban legend is a classic that I have wanted to cover for a very long time. It’s got all of the individual elements of a lasting creepy legend: horrifying setting, unknown and dangerous entity, a genesis seemingly rooted in reality, and some subtle moral leanings (don’t stay out late, don’t disturb nature, etc). …

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The Haunted: Clinton Road

         This month’s post about a haunting is kind of all over the place. So much so that it sounds like one of those Stefan skits from Saturday Night Live. You know, “this haunted road has everything…creepy cults, a werewolf thing, the KKK, ghostly government workers, pagans, ghost trucks, and even aliens!” But really. It has …

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