Archive for “October, 2006”

Rich Dolan Comments On “Mothman”

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 27th, 2006

As a comment to my review of the “Sci-Fi Investigates” program, one of the program’s four investigators, Richard Dolan, sent in a comment to my blog. I wish to bring his insights to a higher level of blog-awareness by posting it separately today. Richard M. Dolan Hello everyone, I’d like to extend my greetings to […]

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Sci-Fi’s Mothman Non-Investigation

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 26th, 2006

On October 26, 2006, "Sci-fi Investigates" broadcast their "Mothman" episode. While it had a few moments that are pure entertainment and certainly funny, it had little or nothing to do with "investigating" Mothman or unexplained phenomena. The program was a forensic failure. Eyewitnesses were interviewed, sites were visited, group discussions were recorded, and more eyewitnesses […]

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Developing Monsterland

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 26th, 2006

Looks like some old Bigfoot stomping grounds in MA is about to be turned into a shopping center. Shopping around ‘Monsterland’ By J.J. Huggins Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, MA LEOMINSTER — Locals have affectionately referred to the area around Jungle Road and Route 117 as "Monsterland" for years. The nickname stems from people claiming they’ve […]

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Memphis Manatee

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 25th, 2006

Remember the Hudson River, New York sightings of a manatee named Tappie? Well, incredibly, near Memphis, the above pictured manatee has appeared in the city’s Mud Island Harbor. For more than four hours Monday [October 23, 2006], Memphis Police Harbor Patrol and officials with the Tennessee State Wildlife Resources Agency tracked the 6- to 8-foot-long, […]

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Department of Cryptozoology

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 25th, 2006

The Kansas City Star celebrates the opening of the traveling Bates exhibition with an article by John Shultz, in the October 25, 2006, edition: It evokes a hallway out of the X-Files, a parallel universe where government spending skews towards the arcane. At the end of the faux corridor, the very official-looking door for the […]

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Chupacabra sighting at Discovery Science Center

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 25th, 2006

This newspaper reporter apparently didn’t read Loren’s post "Chupawhat?". Chupacabra sighting at Discovery Science Center To lure kids into learning about real animals, the museum features a mythical one. By ERIN UY THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA Word traveled fast in Salvatierra, Art Guevara’s hometown in Mexico. A chupacabra, a bloodsucking monster, slaughtered a […]

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Pennsylvania Mountain Lions

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 24th, 2006

In search of the elusive Pennsylvania mountain lions Christian Berg Outdoors The Morning Call, Allentown, PA When it comes to creepy creatures, Pennsylvania doesn’t hold a candle to other parts of the country. The Pacific Northwest has Bigfoot, New Mexico has space aliens and Puerto Rico is home to the fearsome chupacabra, a grotesque monster […]

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Searching for Sasquatch – Using Ideas from Law Enforcement Part IV.

Posted by: John Kirk on October 24th, 2006

Part IV How – I would recommend the following procedure from start to finish in investigating a sasquatch occurrence. 1) Secure the scene temporarily by using the caution tape to rope off the site where evidence may lie. 2) All investigators in the zone must wear shoe protection bags and gloves, and optimally filter masks […]

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An Awful Monster

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 24th, 2006

Has the Awful returned to Berkshire & Richford? Written by H.P. Albarelli Jr. The County Courier (VT) Thursday, 19 October 2006 In 1925, renowned horror writer H.P. Lovecraft secretly traveled to Richford and Berkshire to investigate a strange phenomenon that was occurring in the two towns. Lovecraft had been visiting friends in southern Vermont when […]

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Days of Mothman Malaise

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 23rd, 2006

Despite strange dark clouds on the horizon, there does seem to be more promising news on 76-year-old John A. Keel’s slow recovery from his heart attack. Keel, as this Mothman time of year rapidly approaches, is recuperating nicely, still in a New York-area hospital. He may be released today or tomorrow, and then be admitted […]

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Primarily Primates Seized

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 23rd, 2006

The facility that is the home of Oliver, the famous once-bipedal chimp, was seized by the Texas Attorney General’s office on Friday the 13th of October. I detailed the plight of Oliver and the other animals there at Primarily Primates here on Cryptomundo back in May. From last Sunday’s San Antonio Express-News: At one time, […]

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Ogopogo Witness Critically Ill in Indian Hospital

Posted by: John Kirk on October 23rd, 2006

A witness to a famous Ogopogo sighting in 2004 is lying critically ill in hospital in India after a freak accident aboard a local train. Josh Casorso, his father John and other members of his family were aboard a houseboat on Okanagan Lake on August 9, 2004 when at about 7:30 in the morning they […]

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Update: Long Island Bigfoot

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 22nd, 2006

Cameron Gainer, the artist who created this sculpture, shares with Cryptomundo details concerning this piece of art, including the construction and public response of his rendition of the Patterson-Gimlin film subject. The sculpture has been discussed here on Cryptomundo in the following posts. Long Island Bigfoot Photo More on Long Island Bigfoot Photo First a […]

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Missouri Monster Events

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 22nd, 2006

As Cryptomundo readers know, especially from a recent blog entry, the Bates cryptozoology and art exhibition has moved to Kansas City, Missouri. Shown above, Marc Swanson’s White Yeti (a/k/a “Killing Moon”) is part of the exhibition, Cryptozoology: Out of Time Place Scale. The collection – from art from artists from around the world to nonfiction […]

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Mothman and Boston Rob

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 21st, 2006

Looking ahead to next Wednesday’s "Mothman" episode of "Sci-Fi Investigates," here is today’s guest blog from John Frick, one of the cofounders of the Mothman Museum in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. It has little to do with cryptozoology, but much to do with how this television program approached the subject. John Frick writes: On October […]

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