Who are Sam and Colby and Why is ‘Shadow Man’ Trending?

by Jeremy Spirogis
YouTube vloggers Sam Golbach and Colby Brock

The ever-changing panorama of Twitter can turn into a supply of breaking information, playful banter, intimate web dialog, or promoting pitches whether or not you’re conscious or oblivious.

This occurs every single day and evening on the platform, and this weekend, the hashtag “ShadowMan” began trending. It alarmed some, confused others, and incited anticipation for these within the know.

But for many who are at nighttime about who “Shadow Man” is and why this mysterious determine popped up of their Twitter feeds, right here’s a little bit background.

YouTube vloggers Sam Golbach and Colby Brock
Sam and Colby attend the Streamy Awards | Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Streamy Awards

Sam and Colby are behind the ‘ShadowMan’ hashtag

Sam Golbach and Colby Brock are a pair of YouTube vloggers whose specialty is horror movies. They’ve constructed an enormous following on social media and along with creating YouTube movies, the duo partnered with Snapchat’s Snap Original’s unit to launch Stranded With Sam And Colby.

Typically, they discover haunted websites world wide and sometimes partake in rituals whereas visiting mentioned spooky places. According to Tubefilter, they’ve even been arrested for trespassing throughout an journey.

During a few of their journeys, they accomplice up with Corey Scherer, a fellow vlogger who’s into haunted and spooky issues too. They’ve talked about Shadow Man previously, and it’s not the character from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.

He’s a determine from their ghostly encounters and Sam and Colby sparked up a Twitter frenzy by mentioning him once more.

The return of ‘Shadow Man’ is official

In their efforts to introduce their new YouTube collection, the
vloggers hatched the “#ShadowMan” marketing campaign. The first episode has been posted
to the platform and options Sam, Colby, Corey, and Jake Webber heading to Miami’s
Biltmore lodge.  

But there’s a lingering challenge with Shadow Man, a so-called spirit that’s been following Corey round on and off for years, however in current months, has been extra constant. The matter got here up within the video whereas the crew was talking with a witch, and he or she dishes out some recommendation for defense.

Watch it right here. While filming their earlier expedition at Queen Mary Castle, Corey mentioned he felt that Shadow Man was there and appeared legit terrified. Yikes.

Fans are enthusiastic about ‘Shadow Man’

Followers of Sam and Colby had been excited to study that the
Shadow Man storyline would choose up – courtesy of a psychic and a witch – on this
new outing. It’s solely been a number of hours and the video has already garnered extra
than half 1,000,000 views.

Eager to see and listen to extra concerning the Shadow Man and Corey’s experiences/nightmares, viewers are tuning in to see how the remainder of this lodge collection performs out.

On prime of that, some followers on YouTube are sharing particulars about their very own experiences with shadow figures. People are each frightened and intrigued.

As is customary with Sam and Colby’s channel, the “Return of the Shadow Man” theme and lodge expedition will possible happen over the course of a number of episodes.

If you’re into spooky excursions and paranormal encounters, then be happy to observe alongside. The Shadow Man isn’t the stuff of goals, however he might flip right into a social media city legend.  

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