Posted by: Ken Gerhard on August 17th, 2013
Tune in this Sunday @ 10pm EST/9pm CST for the new episode of my cryptozoology podcast – Search for Hidden Beasts!.
This week, my guest will be John Kirk of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club. John is one of the world’s preeminent experts on lake monsters and was one of the original contributors to Cryptomundo, in addition to being an all-around great guy.
In addition to Ogopogo, John and I discuss Nessie, Caddy, the Naden Harbor Carcass, Sea Serpents and China’s Yeren, as well as his recent expedition to the Congo to search for Mokele-Mbembe… which yielded some remarkable results. Join us for some fascinating conversation!
Ken has investigated reports of mysterious beasts around the world including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Chupacabra, giant winged creatures and even werewolves. In addition to appearing in three episodes of the television series Monster Quest (History Channel), Ken is featured in the History Channel special The Real Wolfman, as well as Legend Hunters (Travel Channel/A&E), Paranatural (National Geographic), Ultimate Encounters (truTV) and William Shatner's Weird or What? (History Television). His credits include multiple appearances on Coast to Coast AM, major news broadcasts and Ireland’s Newstalk radio, as well as being featured in major books and in articles by the Associated Press, Houston Chronicle and Tampa Tribune. Ken is author of the books Big Bird: Modern Sightings of Flying Monsters and A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts: Encounters with Cryptid Creatures, as well as the co-author of Monsters of Texas (with Nick Redfern) and has contributed to trade publications including Fate Magazine, Animals and Men, The Journal of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club and Bigfoot Times. He currently lectures and exhibits at events across America. Born on Friday the 13th of October, 1967 (exactly one week before the famous Patterson Bigfoot film was shot), Ken has traveled to twenty-six different countries on six continents and most of the United States. An avid adventurer, he has camped along the Amazon, explored the Galapagos, hiked the Australian Outback and has visited many ancient and mysterious sites, from Machu Pichu to Stonehenge.