How An Urban Legend Took Over Grocery Checkout Lines (And Maybe Mailed People Anthrax?)

Anyone remember Bat Boy? According to legend, the half-bat, half-boy crawled out of the West Virginia caves sometime in the 1970s, only to be discovered and plastered on the front cover of Weekly World News in 1992. But the adventures of the tabloid legend don’t stop there. He became a musical, he bit Santa Claus, and eventually he, uh, maybe mailed anthrax to Cracked. 

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