The Curse of the Luxor Hotel (Part 3)
Check out the rest of my look at the legends surrounding the Luxor Hotel: part 1, part 2 De-theming The last couple days, I've talked about some of my nostalgia the Luxor (as it was when I visited in 1995) and some of the original aspirations and creativity behind the
The Nauga, an urban legend created by marketers
The story of an imaginary animal.
Folk News and the Haunted Old Alton Bridge (Goatman's Bridge Series)
Folk News and the Haunted Old Alton Bridge: A look at what urban legends, especially the Goatman's Bridge urban legends, do in society, including urban legends as "folk news." Plus, some possible debunkings of some of the Old Alton Bridge phenomena.
Rewriting Urban Legends (Goatman's Bridge Series)
An attempt to trace the current tales of the Goatman’s Bridge to their source: a 2008 YouTube video that contained seemingly new information about the urban legend, including some information that linked the story to the Mothman legends.
Satanic Rituals at the Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
A look at the urban legends claiming that cultish activity has occurred at Texas’ famously haunted Old Alton Bridge, or Goatman’s Bridge.
“I Seen the Devil” (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
A deep dive into strangeness associated with the Goatman’s Bridge, featuring weird stories that I found on forums and comment sections, including a devil sighting, a ghost driver, lights turning red, terrifying laughter, Bigfoot-type phenomena, and more.
Death at the Goatman's Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
A look at one legend behind the Goatman’s Bridge, the period of history that inspired it, and a suspicious recent death at the bridge.
This Way to the Goatman (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
One of the most famous urban legends about the Goatman’s Bridge (aka the Old Alton Bridge) has roots in a hidden, unpleasant part of the county’s history. This episode looks at the legend of the Goatman and the history underpinning the story. CONTENT NOTE: This episode contains discussions
I went to Goatman’s Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
In December 2021, I visited the Old Alton Bridge. Here’s what it’s like to visit the famously haunted bridge, as well as the history of the bridge itself.
Goatman’s Bridge Series: Sources and Episode List
Here’re the sources I used in the Goatman’s Bridge series. (The individual episode pages linked below may contain some additional sources.) Check out the whole series: * The Trickster and the Goatman (Goatman’s Bridge Series) * I went to Goatman’s Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series) * This Way to