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"The Hook..."
Variants and analysis of this classic urban legend.
http://www.uta.fi/FAST/US7/FOLK/thehook.html

About.com: Urban Legends and Folklore
Articles, links, and an archive of urban and internet folklore.
http://urbanlegends.about.com/

BellaOnline: Urban Legends
Updates on the newest urban legends, plus articles on the classics.
http://urbanlegends.bellaonline.com/

Calypso's Urban Legends
Small collection of famous urban legends.
http://www.angelfire.com/az2/urbanlegends/

Christian Urban Legends
Documents known urban legends and pious frauds.
http://www.religioustolerance.org/chr_cul.htm

Common E-mail Hoaxes
A list of some of the more popular internet hoaxes, urban legends, rumors, and junk, circulated through your email.
http://www.3oddballz.com/hoaxes/

Darwin Awards Urban Legends
Cautionary tales of human evolution in action that are simply too astounding to be true.
http://www.darwinawards.com/legends/

Don't Spread That Hoax!
Debunking hoaxes as well as urban legends that spread on the internet.
http://www.nonprofit.net/hoax/

Dr. Jan Harold Brunvand
Official site of the folklorist who wrote several books on urban legends beginning with "The Vanishing Hitchhiker". Features personal and professional information, works, and a FAQ.
http://www.janbrunvand.com/

Hoax Busters
Large alphabetical list debunking internet hoaxes, scams, and e-mail chain letters.
http://www.hoaxbusters.org/

Hoax-Slayer
Information about email hoaxes; includes weekly newsletter, archives and list of the latest email hoaxes.
http://www.hoax-slayer.com/

HowStuffWorks: How Urban Legends Work
What they are, where they come from, and why they spread so quickly.
http://www.howstuffworks.com/urban-legend.htm

Jan Harold Brunvand
Transcript of an interview with folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, author of "Too Good to be True - The Colossal Book of Urban Legends."
http://www.cnn.com/COMMUNITY/transcripts/jan.harold.brunvand.html

NetScrap.com: Urban Folklore
Urban legends and beliefs gathered from across the net.
http://www.netscrap.com/netscrap.cfm?cat_show=Urban+Folklore

Snopes.com Urban Legends Reference Pages
Attempts to give accurate information about rumors and urban legends on a variety of topics, including war, business, events, toxins, science, military, popular culture.
http://snopes.com/

The Cat in Urban Mythology
Essay by Sarah Hartwell discussing the images of the cat in urban legends.
http://messybeast.com/urbancat.htm

The Horse and the Maiden: An Urban Legend in Ancient Athens
Article by Lowell Edmunds, Rutgers University.
http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~edmunds/HorseText.html

The Urban Legend Combat Kit
Collection of prepared responses to refute oft cited internet myths and urban legends.
http://netsquirrel.com/combatkit/

Tourist Of Death
A site maintaining the history of the WTC Rooftop Tourist picture hoax, and all copycat pictures resulting from the original picture.
http://www.touristofdeath.com/

Urban Legends & Superstitions Online
The most popular urban legends and superstitions including local legends based in New Jersey.
http://urbanlegendsonline.com/

Urban Legends: An Electronic Art Exhibit
A virtual gallery of multimedia artistic representations of urban legends, by Sarah Wichlacz.
http://www.wdog.com/legends/

Urban Myths & Legends
Submitted stories and other fantastic messages.
http://www.delta-9.com/net47/myth/

Weird USA
Gazette of urban legends and beliefs, as well as ghost sightings and hauntings.
http://www.angelfire.com/zine/WeirdUSA/

theFolklorist.com
Devoted to American folklore and urban legends.
http://www.thefolklorist.com/