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The True Myth of ‘El Cuco,’ the Monster in HBO’s The Outsider

HBO’s The Outsider introduced “El Cuco” (sometimes “El Coco”) in episode 4. The myth has Spanish origins—El Cuco is similar to the boogeyman. Here’s what the myth might mean for the series. In a typically terrifying Stephen King fashion, The Outsider, moving away from scientific explanation, introduced ‘El Cuco,’ a shape-shifting monster and force of… Read More »