Category Archives: Digital


Haunted Hospital Stories Among Nurses

Informant Context: Stella is a traveling ICU (intensive care unit) nurse who currently work in Atlanta, Georgia. Transcript: STELLA: Nurses believe their hospitals are haunted, oftentimes.  INTERVIEWER: Really? STELLA: Yeah. INTERVIEWER: Do they believe that the hospital *you* work at is haunted?  STELLA: I mean like, when I worked at a different hospital, like—there were… Continue Reading »

Joke: Asexuality and Garlic Bread

Main Piece:  Collector: “I remember a while ago you were talking about the link between garlic bread and ace people, right? Can you explain that?” Informant: “Well, essentially, the consensus is that garlic bread is better than sex. And thus, slowly, over time, through memes and such, it became part of ace- asexual culture to… 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 »

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 »

Kanye Quest

Description: A video game created in the RPG maker game engine. On the surface, it seems to be a regular role playing game centered around the musical artist Kanye West. However, there is a secret terminal within the game that eventually leads to the implication of cult recruitment and activity. Background: Both informants received the… Continue Reading »