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- Variants and analysis of this classic urban legend.
About.com: Urban Legends and Folklore
- Articles, links, and an archive of urban and internet folklore.
BellaOnline: Urban Legends
- Updates on the newest urban legends, plus articles on the classics.
Calypso's Urban Legends
- Small collection of famous urban legends.
Christian Urban Legends
- Documents known urban legends and pious frauds.
Common 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 Legends
- Cautionary tales of human evolution in action that are simply too astounding to be true.
Don't Spread That Hoax!
- Debunking hoaxes as well as urban legends that spread on the internet.
Dr. 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 Again
- E-zine dedicated to urban legends, paranoia, and conspiracy theories.
- Large alphabetical list debunking internet hoaxes, scams, and e-mail chain letters.
- Information about email hoaxes; includes weekly newsletter, archives and list of the latest email hoaxes.
HowStuffWorks: 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?
- Dispels the myth that this Eagles song was written about an hotel in Todos Santos, Mexico.
Jan Harold Brunvand
- Transcript of an interview with folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, author of "Too Good to be True - The Colossal Book of Urban Legends."
NetScrap.com: Urban Folklore
- Urban legends and beliefs gathered from across the net.
Snopes.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 Cat in Urban Mythology
- Essay by Sarah Hartwell discussing the images of the cat in urban legends.
The Horse and the Maiden: An Urban Legend in Ancient Athens
- Article by Lowell Edmunds, Rutgers University.
The Museum of Hoaxes
- A reference guide to hoaxes, pranks, practical jokes, frauds, tricks, and other forms of deception.
The Urban Legend Combat Kit
- Collection of prepared responses to refute oft cited internet myths and urban legends.
Tourist Of Death
- A site maintaining the history of the WTC Rooftop Tourist picture hoax, and all copycat pictures resulting from the original picture.
Urban Legends & Superstitions Online
- The most popular urban legends and superstitions including local legends based in New Jersey.
Urban Legends: An Electronic Art Exhibit
- A virtual gallery of multimedia artistic representations of urban legends, by Sarah Wichlacz.
Urban Myths & Legends
- Submitted stories and other fantastic messages.
- Gazette of urban legends and beliefs, as well as ghost sightings and hauntings.
- Devoted to American folklore and urban legends.
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