Even before the infinite wierdness of the internet, alot of pop culture strangeness manifested through outlets like The Weekly World News.
During my teenage years, my favorite story from this wacky black & white tabloid was the infamous Bat Boy!!!
To my endless amusement, Bat Boy has endured today to freak out a new generation. I recently saw this Halloween costume & was amazed at it's awesomeness...
Also, I perhaps found a clue to Bat Boy's mysterious origins! On Totally Looks Like, I saw a hilariously uncanny comparison to another shrieking mindless creature, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann: