Urban Legends Archive

The Pope Lick monster of Kentucky

This half-man, half-goat like creature, was seen roaming around back in the later 1800’s near Louisville, Kentucky. (Particularly beneath a Norfolk Southern Railway trestle) It is known as the ‘Pope Lick Monster’, resembling a Satyr from mythology, it was said to startle its victims by letting loose a bellow much like a battle cry. Strange

The Yōkai in Japan

Far away in the remote mountains in Japan; are believed to be a class of supernatural monster spirits in Japanese folklore known as Yōkai. They are oddball in appearance, seen with eyes on the palms of their hands. They also seem to have long necks resembling that of a serpent. These roaming monsters have been

The Devil’s Toy Box

Known simply as “The Devil’s Toy Box” this place is located in northern Louisiana. It resides in a remote area being inspired by the Clive Barker Hellraiser series of films. In actuality, it is not something you can hold in your hand like the films. This box actually is a square shaped wooden shack. It

The skin-walkers

Deemed one of the most terrifying native American legends they are known as skin-walkers. These shape shifting witch doctors are able to roam freely altering their appearances. The Navajo Diné culture mentions a skin-walker can turn themselves into different disguises (in particular animals). The yee nahgloshii (skin-walker) can move around without detection by normal human

Ghostly biker encounter

Some nights seem spooky when you are alone traveling down a long and windy road. These moments have been talked about over time. They are what is known as roadside ghosts. These entities seem to have been left behind in their lives. Biker ghosts and spirits are believed to be victims of horrific crashes. Their