Author Archives: Kevin Lin Ye

Mrsleepypeople

Description: A youtube channel that shows videos of someone playing with a woman’s eyes while they sleep, the video shows only the hand so the person behind the videos is unknown. Background: The informant learned about this from Reddit. Transcript: BD: It’s gross and extremely creepy but to me extremely fascinating because it was on… Continue Reading »

The Cult in worlds.com

Description: There are rumors of a cult developing within a MMO game that no longer has a large enough player base. People believe there to be a recruiter and people have reported strange content appearing in certain areas of the game. Background: The informant learned about this from browsing Reddit. Transcript: BD: This one I… Continue Reading »

Orang Minyak

Description: The Orang Minyak, directly translated as the Oily Man, kidnaps young women at night. It is something told to young girls. Background: The informant lived in Malaysia for much of her life. Orang Minyak, as a result, is a piece of folklore that she has often heard about. Transcript: CG: Orang Minyak literally means… Continue Reading »

Soba for Long Life

Description: During New Years, people would cook and eat long noodles believing it to mean having a long life. Background: This tradition is something that the informant’s family engage in every year. Transcript: ML: My mom would cook a certain soba noodle dish on new years to signify a long life. Toshikoshi Soba I think. … Continue Reading »

Ghost Month

Description: A month dedicated to ghosts as they come to the land of the living and wander the streets. The ghosts would stay starting from the first day of the seventh month of the Lunar Calendar. During this time, people would leave food and other object offerings to the hungry ghosts. Background: As the informant… Continue Reading »