Inside “Freaky Soup Guy,” Internet Mystery Proved Hoax

A photo of soup, used to represent the subject of the article, the "Blank Room Soup" video

Uploaded to YouTube in 2005, “Freaky Soup Guy” was one of the site’s first viral horror videos. As it was reuploaded throughout the years, the lore surrounding it grew. What was once nothing more than an “lolrandom,” albeit creepy relic of the early days of YouTube has since been revered by many as a “dark […]