urban legends

urban legends

Five Obscure Urban Legends That Turned Out to Be True-ish

Bunny Man! Catman! Green Man!
Luke Winkie
7.16.18
Sex

Come on, Those Two Crazy Tinder Horror Stories Cannot Be True

You know, the one about the shit.
Nana Baah
5.1.18
Legends

People Tell Us Their Hometown's Creepiest Urban Legends

Be careful, though. Apparently a kid died from reading these while eating Pop Rocks.
Justin Caffier
10.31.17
Fast Food Week

Why All of Those Horrifying Urban Legends About KFC Just Won't Die

A deep dive into why the deep-fried rat and the mutant chickens are seemingly immortal.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.25.17
Stuff

I Went in Search of the 'Brown Note', the Frequency That Makes You Shit Yourself

The brown note has been referenced in popular culture for decades, but does it actually exist, and can sound really cause instant human diarrhoea?
Jack Cummings
11.24.16
Halloween

The Poisoned Candy Expert Is Pretty Sure No One's Trying to Kill Your Kids on Halloween

Joel Best is the leading expert on everything that maniacs are allegedly putting in your kids' candy. Problem is, your children aren't really in any danger.
Matthew Zuras
10.27.16
Stuff

Talking to Employees at Jakarta’s Haunted Shopping Mall

"Every morning before the mall is cleaned, you find kid's toes lying around on the floor."
Stanley Widianto
12.7.15
Travel

​Why the Urban Legend of the Jersey Devil Won't Die

How a rivalry between Benjamin Franklin and another publisher sparked a rumor that's endured for more than 200 years.
Peter Moskowitz
11.1.15
Stuff

The Creepy Story Behind an Abandoned Animal Theme Park

Along the old Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick stands a disturbing statue of an emaciated racehorse. Once you break inside the old amusement park behind it, things get even weirder.
Julia Wright
10.2.15
Stuff

Reptile Dysfunction: I Tried to Find South Carolina's Famed Lizard Man

According to Christopher Davis, the Lizard Man was "green, wet-like, about seven feet tall, and had three fingers, red eyes, skin like a lizard, and snakelike scales."
Justin Roberson
8.25.15
who wants to sex mutombo

Alonzo Mourning Confirms 'Who Wants to Sex Mutombo' Story

Alonzo Mourning blew up former teammate Dikembe Mutombo's spot today and said that he used "Who wants to sex Mutombo" as a pick-up line.
Sean Newell
3.26.15
america

Confessions of a Former White House Chef, Part One

Walter Scheib, White House chef during the Clinton and Bush administrations, gives us the inside scoop on the First Ladies' love of spicy food and why barbecue divided Bill and George.
Hilary Pollack
2.5.15
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