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A deeper creepy look at Bye Bye Man, aka Slender Man 2017?

BY AARON SAGERSThe Bye Bye Man is not real. Well, probably not. Unless … maybe?Like many urban legends, the titular character of the recent underwhelming horror movie is based on some shreds of circumstantial evidence, a lot of "I once had this friend" level of oral storytelling and familiar iconography.An albino hobo originally hailing from the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans in the 1920s, the Bye Bye Man is said to have evolved into a supernatural entity with a grudge after being orphaned and treated like an outsider.
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