Archive for the “Forteana”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 4th, 2014
Ghoulish stabbing raises question: Who is Slenderman?
He’s the Internet’s own monster, a ghoul who lurks in its darkest corners and, like the Web itself, has mutated time and again to suit the dreams and desires of his devotees.
Read: Slenderman Stabbing »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 14th, 2014
“New Saucerian Press proudly presents Searching For the String, a collection of magazine articles and lectures by John A. Keel, the man many consider to have been not only the premiere investigator of all things unusual and ‘Fortean,’ but who was also our own, twentieth-century ‘Mark Twain.'”
Read: A New Keel Collection! »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 6th, 2014
“…during the course of the evening Lance casually mentioned to me that he had undertaken investigations of a couple of local stories, legends and incidents of a monstrous nature that he felt might very well be of keen interest to me…”
Read: The Beast of the Bridge »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 2nd, 2014
He’s just very hard to find.
Read: Bigfoot Is Hiding in the Big Thicket »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 29th, 2014
“…we are talking about nothing less than huge, black, bipedal cats. All of which brings us to the world of shape-shifters.”
Read: An ABC of British “Werecats” »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 22nd, 2014
Today’s adventure in historic monster-hunting comes from Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, first printed in 1577. It seems to be describing wild men in Norway. Norwegian woodwose?
Read: Wildmen in Norway and Selkies on Skis »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 25th, 2014
#Coincidences #Birthdays #JohnKeel #Cryptomundo
Craig Woolheater entered the world exactly 30 years after John A. Keel. But it didn’t stop there.
Read: Craig, Keel, and Cosmic Coincidences: Beyond Birthdays »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 5th, 2014
“…It’s the issue of strange, humanoid creatures living deep below the UK, whether in caverns, caves, huge tunnels, and/or old and disused mines…”
Read: Monsters Below Us… »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 28th, 2014
“His summer 1976 encounter, on a pleasant and picturesque stretch of English canal, involved not just one breed of bizarre beast but two…”
Read: Kelpie on the Loose! »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 27th, 2014
“A large black cat seen at an ancient historical site, a second encountered while the witness was in a distinctly altered state, and a third seen racing across a road: what do they all have in common?”
Read: Paranormal Mystery Cats »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 20th, 2014
“…To date, it’s the only full-length study of the under-appreciated (and seldom highlighted) issue of Bigfoot-type reports in the United Kingdom…”
Read: Seeking the British Bigfoot »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 5th, 2014
“…Large, shadowy and creepy woods curiously provoke wonder, intrigue and mystery in all of us – even if we’re not overly sure why. We imagine them to be filled with mysterious creatures; those diabolical half-human monsters, winged and nightmarish beasts, and paranormal animals that lurk in the shadows of the thick trees…”
Read: Something Lurks in the Woods… »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 4th, 2014
“…you sense that you are being watched and followed by something terrible, something malignant, something nightmarish, and something as ancient as it is mysterious…”
Read: The Phantom Black Dog – Today »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 28th, 2014
The script reads like it’s maybe a $2 million movie. We’ll start doing a schedule and a budget next week, but the idea is to shoot it right on the heels of CLERKS III (which I’m hoping to start on April 7th). It’s gonna be fun and a true SModcast Picture! There’s something to be said for the power of podcasting…
Read: Comes the Krampus: a Kevin Smith Film »
Posted by: Regan Lee on January 14th, 2014
The “article” by Harold Hutchinson is a mere one page. Not even that, for roughly 1/4 of the page is taken up with graphics and the title “UFO Mystery Solved: “Mothmen” Were Actually Green Berets.
So right away, the complex topic of UFOs is combined with Mothman, and we’re off. Yes, UFOs were seen in Pt. Pleasant along with Mothman, but the intent here is to just put all the weirdness into one category and be done with it.
Read: Mothman Mystery Solved! So Not »