Contemporary life is full of folklore, including urban legends, those odd, funny, or scary stories suited to the times and places we live in.
Folklore changes and evolves with the peoples and their societies. It’s not rigid, it’s not concrete. As time passes, new characters emerge and others get their stories and features improved. Some may also disappear. This character (or monster!) I talk about in this post is quite modern – and scares many people, just by being so. Let’s meet A Loira do Banheiro (The Fair-haired Lady from the Toilet).
Bloody Mary is a scary urban legend that has been told for decades, but what might psychology tell us about its appeal and origins?