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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 »

The Goat-Man Of Pope Lick Creek

Informant’s Background: My informant, AH, was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, but now lives in Los Angeles where she attends undergraduate study at USC. She is 21 years old. Context: The informant is a close friend and former roommate of mine. I asked her if she had any folklore from her hometown in Kentucky… Continue Reading »