Related News: The Story Of Slenderman, The Internet’s Own Monster

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Every generation creates its own monsters. Folk tales tell of witches and wyrms in the woods, my TV-infused generation feared Jaws in lakes and Bloody Mary in the mirror. This generation gets its monsters from the Internet.

Slenderman is a pure product of electronic media. He appears in places we rarely frequent, these days – abandoned, crumbling halls, deep woods, a playground with a rickety steel jungle gyms. He is a suburban ghoul with his own history and his own methodology and, of late, he has become the object of controversy due to an attack in Wisconsin during which two girls stabbed another in order to appease Slenderman’s dark needs. It was a horrible story and it underlies how little we understand about the psychology of a generation weaned on the Internet and how images can morph from fiction to fact in the course of half a decade.

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Related News: Pell City cheerleader forgives father for secretly filming her, and uses her faith to help others

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. AL.com published an article titled Pell City cheerleader forgives father for secretly filming her, and uses her faith to help others.

That was the fourth time her father had taped her across a couple of months. It would be the last.

Her mother shared the discovery with her other daughter from a previous marriage. Michaela’s half-sister Janet knew someone adept at computer forensics.

Michaela was sheltered from the details, but according to her mother it was used three times in her bedroom and once in her bathroom.

Source: AL.com