That’s Strange: The Dangerous Tale of the “Blue Whale Challenge”

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DISCLAIMER: This episode may contain trigger warnings while tackling the serious subject of suicide. If you or someone you know is dealing with this issue please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255.

On the second episode of season three, the boys take a more unstructured approach as they dive into “The Blue Whale Challenge” – the horrifying and deadly game that has claimed many young lives. Alex breaks down the origins of the game as we try to piece together this dark internet trend.

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Our resident video game expert and word wizard, Chad is now writing in the video game section of Downright Creepy. Check out the first of his writings on ‘The Last of Us Part II’ and Ubisoft’s newly announced ‘Star Wars’ Game.

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