Urban Legends Investigated: The Bleeding House

You would think, judging by the title of this post, that the Bleeding House is just another myth or urban legend. Because let’s be honest here: there’s no posisble way a house could actually be bleeding from its walls, right? Even if a gory murder was committed inside the property, at most you’d find blood splatter colouring the walls, but […]

Urban Legends Investigated: Slender Man

Sometimes reality is scarier than fiction. Such is the story of Slender Man, a fictional figure invented for a Photoshop contest who was brought to life through stories on CreepyPasta that further developed the myth. There is a whole page on CreepyPasta dedicated to the Slender Man. Appearance Slender Man appears to be male. He has extremely long, slender arms […]

Urban Legends Investigated: The Expressionless

So, I’ve spent the last few weeks slightly obsessed with urban legends of the internet, CreepyPasta and the like. There’s just something about urban legends, you know? A hundred years ago, people told each other scary stories huddled around campfires. Now, we have to hear (or well, read) about our creepy stories through the internet. The principle is the same, […]