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http://tafkac.org/
Editor's Pick AFU and Urban Legends Archive Open in a new browser window Editor's Pick
   Material from the alt.folklore.urban usenet group.
   http://tafkac.org/

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http://www.uta.fi/FAST/US7/FOLK/thehook.html
"The Hook..." Open in a new browser window
   Variants and analysis of this classic urban legend.
   http://www.uta.fi/FAST/US7/FOLK/thehook.html
http://urbanlegends.about.com/
About.com: Urban Legends and Folklore Open in a new browser window
   Articles, links, and an archive of urban and internet folklore.
   http://urbanlegends.about.com/
http://www.bellaonline.com/site/urbanlegends/
BellaOnline: Urban Legends Open in a new browser window
   Weekly updates on the newest urban legends, plus articles on all of the classics.
   http://www.bellaonline.com/site/urbanlegends/
http://www.religioustolerance.org/chr_cul.htm
Christian Urban Legends Open in a new browser window
   Documents known urban legends and pious frauds.
   http://www.religioustolerance.org/chr_cul.htm
http://www.truthminers.com/truth/
Christians United For The Truth Open in a new browser window
   Aims to debunk internet and email hoaxes as well as myths; membership includes monthly newsletter and forum digest.
   http://www.truthminers.com/truth/
http://www.3oddballz.com/hoaxes/
Common E-mail Hoaxes Open in a new browser window
   A list of some of the more popular internet hoaxes, urban legends, rumors, and junk, circulated through your email.
   http://www.3oddballz.com/hoaxes/
http://www.darwinawards.com/legends/
Darwin Awards Urban Legends Open in a new browser window
   Cautionary tales of human evolution in action that are simply too astounding to be true.
   http://www.darwinawards.com/legends/
http://www.nonprofit.net/hoax/
Don't Spread That Hoax! Open in a new browser window
   Debunking hoaxes as well as urban legends that spread on the internet.
   http://www.nonprofit.net/hoax/
http://www.janbrunvand.com/
Dr. Jan Harold Brunvand Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://www.janbrunvand.com/
http://www.envasion.net/
Envasion: Making Paranoia Fun Again Open in a new browser window
   E-zine dedicated to urban legends, paranoia, and conspiracy theories.
   http://www.envasion.net/
http://www.hoax-slayer.com/
Hoax-Slayer Open in a new browser window
   Information about email hoaxes; includes weekly newsletter, archives and list of the latest email hoaxes.
   http://www.hoax-slayer.com/
http://hoaxbusters.ciac.org/
Hoaxbusters Open in a new browser window
   Information about hoaxes, chain letters, urban myths and other bogus information being routed around the internet.
   http://hoaxbusters.ciac.org/
http://www.howstuffworks.com/urban-legend.htm
HowStuffWorks: How Urban Legends Work Open in a new browser window
   What they are, where they come from, and why they spread so quickly.
   http://www.howstuffworks.com/urban-legend.htm
http://www.todossantos-baja.com/todos-santos/eagles/hotel-california.htm
Is the Hotel California in the Eagles' song located in Todos Santos, Mexico? Open in a new browser window
   Dispels the myth that this Eagles song was written about a hotel in Todos Santos, Mexico.
   http://www.todossantos-baja.com/todos-santos/eagles/hotel-california.htm
http://www.liemails.com/
LIEmails: The Truth About E-mail Lies Open in a new browser window
   E-mail hoaxes debunked, from a Christian point of view.
   http://www.liemails.com/
http://www.netscrap.com/netscrap.cfm?cat_show=Urban%20Folklore
NetScrap.com: Urban Folklore Open in a new browser window
   Urban legends and beliefs gathered from across the net.
   http://www.netscrap.com/netscrap.cfm?cat_show=Urban%20Folklore
http://www.rocketcarstory.com/
Rocket Car Story Open in a new browser window
   A possibly true story about four guys who attach a jet engine to their car.
   http://www.rocketcarstory.com/
http://www.snopes.com/
Snopes.com Urban Legends Reference Pages Open in a new browser window
   Attempts to give accurate information about rumors and urban legends on a variety of topics, including war, business, events, toxins, science, military, popular culture.
   http://www.snopes.com/
http://messybeast.com/urbancat.htm
The Cat in Urban Mythology Open in a new browser window
   Essay by Sarah Hartwell discussing the images of the cat in urban legends.
   http://messybeast.com/urbancat.htm
http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~edmunds/HorseText.html
The Horse and the Maiden: An Urban Legend in Ancient Athens Open in a new browser window
   Article by Lowell Edmunds, Rutgers University.
   http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~edmunds/HorseText.html
http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/
The Museum of Hoaxes Open in a new browser window
   A reference guide to hoaxes, pranks, practical jokes, frauds, tricks, and other forms of deception.
   http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/
http://www.netsquirrel.com/combatkit/
The Urban Legend Combat Kit Open in a new browser window
   Collection of prepared responses to refute oft cited internet myths and urban legends.
   http://www.netsquirrel.com/combatkit/
http://www.wwnorton.com/catalog/fall01/032088.htm
Too Good to Be True Open in a new browser window
   Review of Jan Harold Brunvand's book on urban legends, with excerpt.
   http://www.wwnorton.com/catalog/fall01/032088.htm
http://www.touristofdeath.com/
Tourist Of Death Open in a new browser window
   A site maintaining the history of the WTC Rooftop Tourist picture hoax, and all copycat pictures resulting from the original picture.
   http://www.touristofdeath.com/
http://www.warphead.com/urbanlegends/
Urban Legends & Modern Myths Open in a new browser window
   Collection of urban legends, modern myths and American folklore.
   http://www.warphead.com/urbanlegends/
http://urbanlegendsonline.com/
Urban Legends & Superstitions Online Open in a new browser window
   The most popular urban legends and superstitions including local legends based in New Jersey.
   http://urbanlegendsonline.com/
http://www.wdog.com/legends/
Urban Legends: An Electronic Art Exhibit Open in a new browser window
   A virtual gallery of multimedia artistic representations of urban legends, by Sarah Wichlacz.
   http://www.wdog.com/legends/
http://www.delta-9.com/net47/myth/
Urban Myths & Legends Open in a new browser window
   Submitted stories and other fantastic messages.
   http://www.delta-9.com/net47/myth/
http://thefolklorist.com/
theFolklorist.com Open in a new browser window
   Devoted to American folklore and urban legends.
   http://thefolklorist.com/

Last Updated: 2007-02-24 16:58:05