ANOTHER knife attack linked to Slender Man: Mother claims her disturbed daughter, 13, stabbed her after becoming obsessed with creepy horror character (the Slender Man). Ohio mother says her daughter was wearing a white mask when she slashed her face and knifed her in the back.The 13-year-old wrote about and drew demons, and even created an online world for Slender Man in MineCraft
Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, two 12-year-olds from Wisconsin, charged with stabbing classmate 19 times as tribute to Slender Man
Killings are becoming an increasingly media event, an event itself divined by movies that people might try to emulate. (Nolan’s Batman movies to Natural Born Killers.) Thus there’s even a hint of the Aurora shootings, and all the creepy conspiracy theories that were spun off it like an ARG gone totally wrong.
All of these media blitz spree killings are great material for some alarmist “we have to stop this now” drum banging.… Read the rest