16 search results for "Slenderman"

SlenderMan gets ejected from Sydney convention

Is SlenderMan the current moral panic? A cosplayer, Daniel Simao, 17, shows up in costume as Slendy and freaks people out at a comic convention. A Seven-Foot Teenage Slender Man Was Kicked Out of Sydney Comic Con | VICE United States. “I chose the character cause he’s tall, I’m tall, it’s perfect for me,” says…

Another Slenderman-connected attack. Another girl. More parental reaction.

Another attack is connected to Slenderman, this time in Ohio. This one sounds less connected, more complicated, and like an overreaction to a scapegoat cause. We can’t tell if it is a copycat case or the Mother seeing a post hoc connection. Hamilton Co. mom: Daughter’s knife attack influenced by Slender Man | Local News…

Slenderman myth connected to attempted murder (UPDATE: Cult? Censorship?)

This may be a first. Slenderman has gotten out of hand – attempted murder connected to the mythological monster. Two young girls are charged adults with first-degree attempted homicide of another girl. 12-Year-Old Wisconsin Girls Charged in Stabbing – ABC News. Prosecutors say two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death…

The Strange remains the same for 27 January 2015

Jenny McCarthy: anti-vaxxer, public menace – LA Times. Mars Rover Photo Shows ‘Human Shadow,’ Or Maybe It Doesn’t. Pakistan cricketer Haris Sohail stumped by ghost in hotel room. Critics Slam Mississippi Bill That Equates Pit Bulls And ‘Dangerous Dogs’ (UPDATED). New All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast Chosen This is the Slenderman “picture” currently touted by the UK…

Remains of the weekend 24-25 January 2015

Astrobiology Has Not Made the Case for God – The New Yorker. Ageing research: Blood to blood : Nature News & Comment. (Sounds like a horror movie plot!) BBC News – Terrifying time loop: The man trapped in constant deja vu. Apocalyptic beliefs may explain why Francis is a pope in a hurry | Crux.…

The Strange remains the same for 19 November 2014

‘Rampal is a fraudster who exploits the gullible common man’ – Hindustan Times. Woman dubbed ‘demon assassin’ to be tried in April – WTOP.com. ‘Mysterious’ fibers in Chino Valley are biodegradable gauze – CBS 5 – KPHO. Satanic child abuse claims are almost certainly based on false memories | Chris French | Science | The…

The Strange remains the same for 17 Sept 2014

Oopsie, I forgot to post this on time. Food Babe’s Starbucks Attacks Draw ‘Quackmail’ Backlash. BBC – Earth – Mystery fairy circles defy explanation. Some area stores selling Slenderman costume | Local News – WISN Home. Who’s counting? How innumeracy aids fear-mongers. Faith healing makes a killing – Times LIVE. Archeologists In Leicester Have Found…

The Santa Clarita UFO prank, all CGI

Another anatomy of a hoax. Explained. The Making of the Ultimate Fake UFO Video (Where Absolutely Everything Is Fake). Last month, filmmaker Aristomenis “Meni” Tsirbas revealed to Wired that an elaborate UFO prank video he had created was far more than what it seemed: Not only was the UFO fake, but so was everything else…

Leftover Links for 15 February 2013

It was Meteor Friday! Hope you enjoyed it. Also hope we all learned a little something about funding for near earth object observations. Here are my leftover observations for today. Another installment of the three-part series of posts on scope of skepticism. NeuroLogica Blog » Scientific Skepticism, Rationalism, and Secularism. I did have lots to…