How is Slender Man Internet Folklore? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

Slender Man very well may have been “invented” by the internet, but he’s been a part of our subconscious forever! Like cultures across the globe, the internet has developed its own stories and characters. Generated by the collective web, Slender Man is our nightmares manifested in digital form. Why do we create these scary tales, indulging in worlds are beyond reality? What is the role of this folklore, and is Slender Man a part of it? Watch the episode to find out more!

Post your longer scary stories on the subreddit! http://bit.ly/1h1WC2s

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See Mike Response in this week’s Episode of Game Show:

Mike’s Know Your Meme video: http://www.viddler.com/v/2255d949

Slenderman stories: http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Slender_Man

Fan Art:
Slenderman by Damien Worm- http://damienworm.deviantart.com/art/Slenderman-373002688
Slender Man by ApocalypticPorcelain- http://apocalypticporcelain.deviantart.com/art/Slender-Man-262199292
The Last Attack by Alimika- http://hell-alka.deviantart.com/art/The-Last-Attack-340139582
Slenderman Resource/Stock 2 by Dimelotu- http://dimelotu.deviantart.com/art/Slenderman-Resource-Stock-2-324049886
Slenderman by IGzIz- http://metysis-kamelot-vian.deviantart.com/art/Slenderman-258589453
Slenderman vs Jeff the Killer- by Fleur- dRae- http://fleur-drae.deviantart.com/art/Slender-Man-vs-Jeff-the-Killer-335417784
Slenderman by UndeadKitty13- http://undeadkitty13.deviantart.com/art/Slenderman-323891241
Slender Man by Ahali delaGrosa: http://victor-surge.deviantart.com/art/Slender-Man-131396834
by genesplicer- http://www.wendingourway.com/imagesforsa2/slenderman13.jpg
slender man by Corpse- Boy- http://corpse-boy.deviantart.com/art/slender-man-322910966
The Slender Man by thebigemp3- http://www.deviantart.com/art/The-slender-man-concept-Red-tie-324712734

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Sources:

BBC:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nl671

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Music:

“Europe” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Carry on Carillon” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

Level 5: Room for the Homeless
http://bit.ly/10N0Ykm

“Bouncy Castle” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“:P” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

Binaerpilot “Geeks”
http://bit.ly/10N0UBf

“Squarehead” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

Outsider “Explore”
http://bit.ly/197EQnY

StatueofDiveo “Final Days”
http://bit.ly/GYljwI

Chiptune – Kenzalol
http://bit.ly/15vKwpN

EatMe
http://bit.ly/17ludvN

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