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Historical, Cultural and Social Issues of place and space
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4 Creepy Hidden Truths Behind Popular Scary Stories

4 Creepy Hidden Truths Behind Popular Scary Stories | Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
When you take a step back you start to notice some eery similarities in all our scary stories. We explain the dark secrets that shape our scariest stories.

 

Disclaimer: there is crude language in this video (admittedly from a crude comedy website), but this is actually a very philosophical and insightful piece about the cultural reasons.  In the U.S., scary movies take place in the wilderness while British horror legends are usually urban.  What does this mean about the societies that created these 'scary stories.'  Why are our fears culturally-based?  Why do we have 'urban legends' and 'camp fire' stories?   

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Hambone Kneeslap

This amazing Hambone performance by Samuel Hicks starts out at a normal pace and then increases in tempo to a blazing finish. Shot in North Carolina back in ...

 

Folk cultural traits being distributed by popular culture technologies. 

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