#13 - Managing a Monster

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 02:29 PM


The Slender Man is the internet's monster - the subject of countless remixes, tributes, and parodies. He's so ubiquitous he feels like he's been around for ages, like folklore. But Slender Man has an owner and a point of origin. Alex talks to Eric Knudsen, the creator of Slender Man.

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Comments [6]

Mr Focsu

I think it was El brazo de Onofre.

Jun. 16 2014 04:20 PM
Colten from Hudson Valley, NY

Did you hear that Slenderman is in the news?

Jun. 03 2014 05:39 PM
Jonathan from Berkeley,CA

I listened to the podcast thinking: this is BS. I've heard stories of the tall white man with long limbs since I was a kid in Mexico in the 80s. My grandmother ever swore she saw him once.

Feb. 05 2014 09:16 PM

Ah well it was worth a shot. SA still feels like a secret club despite being at the forefront of so much Internet culture.

Jan. 31 2014 01:15 PM

Negative. We are not protected. We just had a couple SA-related stories we were interested in is all.

Jan. 31 2014 04:31 AM

The second episode involving Something Awful. I hate to ask, but, stairs?

Jan. 30 2014 11:34 PM

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