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An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend is a form of modern folklore. It usually consists of fictional stories, often presented as true, with macabre or humorous elements, rooted in local popular culture.
“ Homecomer, hitcher, phantom rider, White lady wants what’s been denied her, Gather-grim knows what you fear the most, But best keep away from the crossroads ghost. ”
“ Not to mention the fact that the belief in conspiracy theories is already a form of conspiracy theory in itself. It's to me not quite clear on what basis you would assume that one conspiracy is no conspiracy, and the others are. Capitalism drives on conspiracy theories as well: they believe in a certain power that creates a "free market" and that you can sit and grow forever on finite resources. This newspaper article obviously did not mean 'conspiracy theory' but 'urban legend', because the que ...more ”
[close] Welcome to the World of CreepyPasta! Into each Generation a Chosen One is born, a girl, who alone can fight them. But that all changed once Hazel found herself Chosen. She is taken to The Monastery, also called The Temple, where she is trained. But as unspeakable Evil advances from the Farthest Plane, she will need all the help she can get! Join Hazel and fight the Rising Darkness or be a 'Pasta' and wreak havok across the Nine Kingdoms!
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[close] ❝Sᴏᴍᴇᴛɪᴍᴇs ᴡᴀᴋɪɴɢ ᴜᴘ ᴅᴏᴇs ɴᴏᴛ ᴍᴇᴀɴ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ ɴɪɢʜᴛᴍᴀʀᴇ ᴇɴᴅs...❞ The denizens of world beyond the the Vale begin to bleed into the world of man hundreds of years ago. They ran amok, feeding off of human's fear, growing in power. But then came the Paladins. Warriors of the God of Light. With their silver blades the waged war upon the Creepers. Homes were once again safe, children no longer called out to their parents to check their closets for monsters. Maybe they should have, because the monsters were not gone...
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"The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how…more
[close] "The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience." David P. Mikkelson
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Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and lore--and this is where we discuss the…more
[close] Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and lore--and this is where we discuss the books that inspire us! Every episode, co-hosts Julia and Amanda mix a drink and discuss a new story or character from a wide range of places, eras, and cultures. Learn brand-new stories and enjoy re-tellings of your favorite myths, served over ice every two weeks, on Spirits. iTunes | Patreon | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | RSS
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