Browsing posts tagged: Urban Myths
Debunked!

As he did in Urban Legends and Hollywood Urban Legends, and as he has done in dozens of columns for the Chicago Sun-Times over the last decade and a half, Richard Roeper lays out the basics of the conspiracy theory, quotes some of the true believersand then tears the theory apart with his bare hands. […]

Picture Yourself Legend Tripping

What is legend tripping? There’s a good chance you’ve already done it. Remember sneaking off into that cemetery at night as a kid to see if there were any ghosts? What about hearing there was a monster lurking in that old abandoned building and wanting to check it out? Or reading about a UFO landing […]

Great Australian Stories

Great Australian Stories is true to its title as it wanders from bush track to spooky hollow, follows the path of yowies and bunyips, searches for Lasseter's Reef, meets Dad and Dave and, on a different path, Henny-Penny, and then rambles into the cities where just as many entertaining characters are ready to tell their […]

Phantom Hitchhikers and Decoy Ducks

‚Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction. Was Sir Winston Churchill really a Druid? Did Charlie Chaplin lose a lookalike competition? Did The Who’s drummer Keith Moon drive his Rolls Royce into a swimming pool? The man with the answers is Albert Jack…‘ – Daily ExpressFrom Walt Disney’s frozen head to the kidnap of JFK’s […]

Glasgow Urban Myths

Urban myths. They could have happened anywhere, but you know they could all have happened in Glasgow. In this new collection of the best Glasgow urban myths, truth is often stranger than fiction, but can you work out which stories really did happen to a friend of a friend of an enemy of a friend […]

Suburban Legends

It’s a Terrible Day in the Neighborhood   They told you the suburbs were a great place to live. They said nothing bad could ever happen here. But they were wrong.   This collection of terrifying true stories exposes the dark side of life in the ’burbs from corpses buried in backyards and ghosts lurking […]

London Urban Legends

How long has a corpse been staring out at passengers on the tube? Was London Bridge really shipped abroad by an American thinking he’d bought Tower Bridge? Did the Queen really mix with the crowds as a princess on VE Day? And did Hitler actually want to live in Balham? Urban legends are the funny, […]

Aliens in America

You don’t have to be an avid hunter to enjoy the many UFO hotspots in the United States. Nor do you have to have any special clearance to pull your car up along the „Alien Highway“ outside of Area 51 to watch the UFOs dance in the nighttime sky. Enthusiasts and vacationers looking for out-of-the-ordinary […]