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 AFU and Urban Legends ArchiveAFU and Urban Legends Archive
  Material from the alt.folklore.urban usenet group.


 About.com: Urban Legends and FolkloreAbout.com: Urban Legends and Folklore
Articles, links, and an archive of urban and internet folklore.
 BellaOnline: Urban LegendsBellaOnline: Urban Legends
Weekly updates on the newest urban legends, plus articles on all of the classics.
 Calypso's Urban LegendsCalypso's Urban Legends
Small collection of famous urban legends.
 The Cat in Urban MythologyThe Cat in Urban Mythology
Essay by Sarah Hartwell discussing the images of the cat in urban legends.
 Christian Urban LegendsChristian Urban Legends
Documents known urban legends and pious frauds.
 Christians United For The TruthChristians United For The Truth
Aims to debunk internet and email hoaxes as well as myths; membership includes monthly newsletter and forum digest.
 Common E-mail HoaxesCommon E-mail Hoaxes
A list of some of the more popular internet hoaxes, urban legends, rumors, and junk, circulated through your email.
 Darwin Awards Urban LegendsDarwin Awards Urban Legends
Cautionary tales of human evolution in action that are simply too astounding to be true.
 Don't Spread That Hoax!Don't Spread That Hoax!
Debunking hoaxes as well as urban legends that spread on the internet.
 Don't Talk To ThemDon't Talk To Them
Local legends lists details of the village-idiots, nutters, weirdos and deviants we all know and love.
 Dr. Jan Harold BrunvandDr. Jan Harold Brunvand
Official site of the folklorist who wrote several books on urban legends beginning with "The Vanishing Hitchhiker". Features personal and professional information, works, and a FAQ.
 Envasion: Making Paranoia Fun AgainEnvasion: Making Paranoia Fun Again
E-zine dedicated to urban legends, paranoia, and conspiracy theories.
 Hoax-SlayerHoax-Slayer
Information about email hoaxes; includes weekly newsletter, archives and list of the latest email hoaxes.
 The Horse and the Maiden: An Urban Legend in Ancient AthensThe Horse and the Maiden: An Urban Legend in Ancient Athens
Article by Lowell Edmunds, Rutgers University.
 HowStuffWorks: How Urban Legends WorkHowStuffWorks: How Urban Legends Work
What they are, where they come from, and why they spread so quickly.
 Is the Hotel California in the Eagles' song located in Todos Santos, Mexico?Is the Hotel California in the Eagles' song located in Todos Santos, Mexico?
Dispels the myth that this Eagles song was written about an hotel in Todos Santos, Mexico.
 Jan Harold BrunvandJan Harold Brunvand
Transcript of an interview with folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, author of "Too Good to be True - The Colossal Book of Urban Legends."
 The Museum of HoaxesThe Museum of Hoaxes
A reference guide to hoaxes, pranks, practical jokes, frauds, tricks, and other forms of deception.
 NetScrap.com: Urban FolkloreNetScrap.com: Urban Folklore
Urban legends and beliefs gathered from across the net.
 Snopes.com Urban Legends Reference PagesSnopes.com Urban Legends Reference Pages
Attempts to give accurate information about rumors and urban legends on a variety of topics, including war, business, events, toxins, science, military, popular culture.
 "The Hook...""The Hook..."
Variants and analysis of this classic urban legend.
 theFolklorist.comtheFolklorist.com
Devoted to American folklore and urban legends.
 Tourist Of DeathTourist Of Death
A site maintaining the history of the WTC Rooftop Tourist picture hoax, and all copycat pictures resulting from the original picture.
 The Urban Legend Combat KitThe Urban Legend Combat Kit
Collection of prepared responses to refute oft cited internet myths and urban legends.
 Urban Legends & Modern MythsUrban Legends & Modern Myths
Collection of urban legends, modern myths and American folklore.
 Urban Legends & Superstitions OnlineUrban Legends & Superstitions Online
The most popular urban legends and superstitions including local legends based in New Jersey.
 Urban Legends: An Electronic Art ExhibitUrban Legends: An Electronic Art Exhibit
A virtual gallery of multimedia artistic representations of urban legends, by Sarah Wichlacz.
 Urban Myths & LegendsUrban Myths & Legends
Submitted stories and other fantastic messages.
 Weird USAWeird USA
Gazette of urban legends and beliefs, as well as ghost sightings and hauntings.






 

 
 

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