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Bunny Man
The Bunny Man is an urban legend that originated from two incidents in Fairfax County, Virginia in 1970, but has been spread throughout the Washington, D.C., and Maryland areas. The legend has many variations; most involve a man wearing a rabbit costume who attacks people with an axe or hatchet. Most of the stories occur around Colchester Overpass, a Southern Railway (US), Southern Railway overpass spanning Colchester Road near Clifton, Virginia, sometimes referred to as "Bunny Man Bridge". Versions of the legend vary in the Bunny Man's name, motives, weapons, victims, description of the bunny costume or lack thereof, and sometimes even his possible death. In some accounts, victims' bodies are mutilated, and in some variations, the Bunny Man's ghost or aging spectre is said to come out of his place of death each year on Halloween to commemorate his passing. Origin and history Fairfax County Public Library Historian-Archivist Brian A. Conley extensively researched the Bunny M ...
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Bunnyman Bridge
The Bunny Man is an urban legend that originated from two incidents in Fairfax County, Virginia in 1970, but has been spread throughout the Washington, D.C., and Maryland areas. The legend has many variations; most involve a man wearing a rabbit costume who attacks people with an axe or hatchet. Most of the stories occur around Colchester Overpass, a Southern Railway (US), Southern Railway overpass spanning Colchester Road near Clifton, Virginia, sometimes referred to as "Bunny Man Bridge". Versions of the legend vary in the Bunny Man's name, motives, weapons, victims, description of the bunny costume or lack thereof, and sometimes even his possible death. In some accounts, victims' bodies are mutilated, and in some variations, the Bunny Man's ghost or aging spectre is said to come out of his place of death each year on Halloween to commemorate his passing. Origin and history Fairfax County Public Library Historian-Archivist Brian A. Conley extensively researched the Bunny M ...
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Legend Tripping
Legend tripping is a name bestowed by folklorists and anthropology, anthropologists on an adolescent practice (containing elements of a rite of passage) in which a usually furtive night, nocturnal pilgrimage is made to a site which is alleged to have been the scene of some tragedy, tragic, Horror (emotion), horrific, and possibly supernatural event or haunting. The practice has been documented most thoroughly to date in the United States.Peter Monaghan, "The Surprising Online Life of Legends" ''The Chronicle of Higher Education '' Dec 12, 201/ref> Sites for legend trips While the stories that attach to the sites of legend tripping vary from place to place, and sometimes contain a kernel of historical truth, there are a number of motifs and recurring themes in the legends and the sites. Abandoned buildings, remote bridges, tunnels, caves, rural roads, specific woods or other uninhabited (or semi-uninhabited) areas, and especially cemetery, cemeteries are frequent sites of legend- ...
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Supernatural Legends
The supernatural encompasses supposed phenomena or entities that are not subject to the Scientific law, laws of nature. This term is attributed to non-physical entity, non-physical entities, such as angels, demons, gods, and ghost, spirits. It also includes claimed abilities embodied in or provided by such beings, including Magic (supernatural), magic, telekinesis, levitation (paranormal), levitation, precognition, and extrasensory perception. Though the corollary term "nature", has had multiple meanings since the ancient world, the term "supernatural" emerged in the medieval period and did not exist in the ancient world. The supernatural is featured in folklore and religion, religious contexts, but can also feature as an explanation in more secular contexts, as in the cases of superstitions or belief in the paranormal. The philosophy of Naturalism (philosophy), naturalism contends that nothing exists beyond the natural world, and as such approaches supernatural claims with s ...
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Urban Legends
An urban legend or contemporary legend is a genre of folklore Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the tradition A tradition is a belief A belief is an attitude Attitude may refer to: Philosophy and psychology * Attitude (psycholog ... comprising stories circulated as true, especially as having happened to a "friend of a friend" or family member, often with horrifying or humor Humour (Commonwealth English The use of the English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World ...ous elements. These legends can be entertaining, but often concern mysterious peril or troubling events, such as disappearances and strange objects. They may also be confirmation of moral standards, or reflect prejudices, or be a way to make sense of societal anxieties. Urban lege ...
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1970 Establishments In Virginia
Year 197 (Roman numerals, CXCVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Magius and Rufinus (or, less frequently, year 950 ''Ab urbe condita''). The denomination 197 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. Events By place Roman Empire * February 19 – Battle of Lugdunum: Emperor Septimius Severus defeats the self-proclaimed emperor Clodius Albinus at Lugdunum (modern Lyon). Albinus commits suicide; Roman legionary, legionaries sack the town. * Septimius Severus returns to Ancient Rome, Rome and has about 30 of Albinus's supporters in the Roman Senate, Senate executed. After his victory he declares himself the adopted son of the late Marcus Aurelius. * Septimius Severus forms new Roman navy, naval units, manning all the triremes in Italy ...
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Cleanroom Suit
A cleanroom suit, clean room suit, or bunny suit, is an overall garment worn in a cleanroom Cleanroom from outside A cleanroom or clean room is a facility ordinarily utilized as a part of specialized industrial production or scientific research, including the manufacture of pharmaceutical items, integrated circuits, LCD, OLED and m ..., an environment with a controlled level of contamination. One common type is an all-in-one coverall A boilersuit (or boiler suit), also known as coveralls, is a loose fitting garment covering the whole body except for the head, hands and feet. Terminology The term ''boilersuit'' is most common in the UK, where the 1989 edition of the ''Oxford ... worn by semiconductor A semiconductor material has an electrical conductivity Electrical resistivity (also called specific electrical resistance or volume resistivity) is a fundamental property of a material that measures how strongly it resists electric curre ... and nanotechnology ...
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Raymond Robinson (Green Man)
Raymond Theodore Robinson (October 29, 1910 – June 11, 1985) was a severely disfigured American man whose years of nighttime walks made him into a figure of urban legend in western Pennsylvania. Robinson was so badly injured in a childhood electrical accident that he could not go out in public without fear of creating a panic, so he went for long walks at night. Local tourists would drive along his road in hopes of meeting the Green Man or Charlie No-Face. They passed on tales about him to their children and grandchildren, and people raised on these tales are sometimes surprised to discover that he was a real person who was liked by his family and neighbors. Injury Raymond Robinson was eight years old when he was injured by an electrical line as he climbed a pole and reached for a bird's nest on the Morado Bridge, outside of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Beaver Falls. The bridge carried a Tram, trolley and had Electric power transmission, electrical lines of both 1,200 and 22,000 V ...
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Donnie Darko
''Donnie Darko'' is a 2001 American science fiction Science fiction (sometimes shortened to sci-fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction which typically deals with imagination, imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, Parall ... psychological thriller Psychological thriller is a genre Genre () is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed-upon conventions developed over time. In popular usage, it normally describes a Category ... film written and directed by Richard Kelly and produced by Flower Films Flower Films is an American production company. It was founded and is owned by producers Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen. Filmography Film * ''Never Been Kissed'' (1999) * ''Charlie's Angels (2000 film), Charlie's Angels'' (2000) * ''Donnie D .... It stars Jake Gyllenhaal Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal (; ; born December 19, 1980) ...
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Family Guy
''Family Guy'' is an American adult animated animated sitcom, sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane and developed by MacFarlane and David Zuckerman (TV producer), David Zuckerman for the Fox Broadcasting Company that premiered on January 31, 1999. The series is produced by Fuzzy Door Productions. The series centers on the Griffin family, Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter Griffin, Peter and Lois Griffin, Lois; their children, Meg Griffin, Meg, Chris Griffin, Chris, and Stewie Griffin, Stewie; and their anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic pet dog, Brian Griffin, Brian. The show is set in the fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island, and exhibits much of its humor in the form of metafictional cutaway (filmmaking), cutaway gags that often lampoon Culture of the United States, American culture. The family was conceived by MacFarlane after developing two animated films, The Life of Larry and Larry & Steve, ''The Life of Larry'' and ''Larry & Steve''. MacFarlane redesigned the fi ...
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Chris Gethard
Christopher Paul Gethard (; born May 23, 1980) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He was the host of ''The Chris Gethard Show'', a talk show based in New York City, which aired from 2011 to 2018. He hosts the podcasts ''Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People and New Jersey is the World''. Early life Gethard grew up in West Orange, New Jersey, the son of Sally and Ken Gethard, and attended West Orange High School (New Jersey), West Orange High School. Career Gethard is an improvisational actor who works largely out of Manhattan's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He began taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in 2000 while he was a student at Rutgers University. In 2013, the IFC (U.S. TV channel), Independent Film Channel asked Gethard to write a pilot based on his book, ''A Bad Idea I'm About to Do''. IFC gave Gethard a year, in addition to writing his pilot, to market for them at festivals and produce web content. In August 2016, Gethard particip ...
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The Chris Gethard Show
''The Chris Gethard Show'' was a phone-in comedy and variety talk show created and hosted by Chris Gethard. Initially a live show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, the show debuted on Public-access television, public-access channel Manhattan Neighborhood Network on June 22, 2011. In 2015, it moved to the cable channel Fusion (TV channel), Fusion, where it ran for two seasons before moving to truTV in 2017. The show moved to truTV for its third season, with 16 live hour-long episodes beginning in August 2017. truTV later ordered an additional 10 episodes, bringing the third season total up to 26. The new batch of episodes premiered on March 20, 2018. On August 6, 2018, Chris Gethard announced via Facebook that the show was canceled by truTV. History 2009–2011: Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre In 2000, Chris Gethard began taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade while he was still a college student. There he met most of the people who went on to cont ...
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Lore (TV Series)
''Lore'' is an American Horror fiction, horror Anthology series, anthology Television program, television series developed by the creator of the Lore (podcast), podcast of the same name, Aaron Mahnke, with Valhalla Entertainment and Propagate Content. The series airs through Amazon Prime Video and follows the podcast's anthology format with each episode featuring a new story. The show combines documentary footage and cinematic scenes to tell horror stories and their origins, and features Robert Patrick, Holland Roden, and Colm Feore. The series premiered on October 13, 2017. On February 26, 2018, Amazon renewed the series for a second season. The second season premiered on October 19, 2018, however on July 27, 2019 the series was cancelled. Cast and characters * Aaron Mahnke as Narrator * Robert Patrick as Reverend Eliakim Phelps (father of Austin Phelps) * Holland Roden as Bridget Cleary * Colm Feore as Dr. Walter Jackson Freeman II * Kristin Bauer van Straten as Minnie Otto * ...
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