Why it's a Slender line between fun and horrifying reality
Slender Man – a new bogeyman for our times. Slender Man, in case you haven't heard of him, is an internet creation. A sort of dark, digital fairytale character. He was spawned in 2009, after a website called on users to submit their 'paranormal pictures'. One respondent Photoshopped a pic of a creepy, elongated figure into an ordinary, everyday park scene.