Archive for the “Forteana”
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 »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 20th, 2013
“Right now, I’m working on a new book that includes a small overview of the Mothman mystery, which dominated the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia in the 1960s.”
Read: Mothman: Bizarre Events! »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on December 11th, 2013
In Skåne and Blekinge, the two southernmost provinces of Sweden, a very daunting creature pervades the Season of Goodwill, and its presence is anything but good. Scarcely known outside its Scandinavian provenance, outwardly it resembles a pig, but no ordinary one, for this preternatural entity is in many ways the porcine equivalent of Britain’s phantasmal Black Dogs, and is just as dangerous!
Read: Pigging Out At Christmas – It’s Grim With The Gloso »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 9th, 2013
“But there was something deeply sinister about the winged, glowing-eyed Owlman. Every time Jon dug deep into the heart of the enigma, things would go wrong – as in big time.”
Read: Backlash of the Owlman »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 7th, 2013
“A black Christmas to all, and to all a dark night…”
Read: The Krampus Night Before Christmas »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 6th, 2013
“John Keel lectures at the March 16, 1966 meeting of Saucer News. This is a remastered special edition of the lecture dealing with Keel’s preliminary investigation of the Pt. Pleasant, WV incident commonly known as the Mothman phenomenon. 28.5 Mins.”
Read: John Keel Mothman Lecture »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 5th, 2013
While Saint Nicholas may bring gifts to good boys and girls, ancient folklore in Europe’s Alpine region also tells of Krampus, a frightening beast-like creature who emerges during the Yule season, looking for naughty children to punish in horrible ways — or possibly to drag back to his lair in a sack.
Read: Krampus: Saint Nicholas’ Dark Companion »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 4th, 2013
“Well, it’s time for me to get on my Bigfoot soapbox again. Or, in other words, get the collective blood-pressure of the ‘flesh and blood’ brigade soaring through the roof.”
Read: Forbidden Bigfoot: Reviewed »
Posted by: Ken Gerhard on December 4th, 2013
What appears to a hoof print that I found just below San Antonio’s ‘Donkey Lady’ Bridge.
Read: Donkey Lady Hoofprint? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 3rd, 2013
“…I have done more than a few investigations into reports of so-called ‘Goatmen’ across the United States…”
Read: Goatman: Flesh or Folklore? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 28th, 2013
“It is a large, humanoid, flying monster with glowing red eyes and huge, powerful wings. It strikes fear into the very heart of all those that encounter it.”
Read: The Eerie Owlman… »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 27th, 2013
“From the possibility of having psychic powers to why it’s so hard to find, Bigfoot goes beyond the myth to the reality of this amazing ape-man.”
Read: Riggs, Burnette, Bigfoot »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 25th, 2013
Over the past few years, I had written many magazine articles and had also blogged on my ShukerNature blog about a wide range of particularly unusual or little-known mystery and controversial animals, and had subsequently obtained further information concerning many of these. So I decided to update a selection of the most interesting and entertaining of these articles as chapters for an entire book, and thus Mirabilis was born.
Read: Dr. Karl P.N. Shuker on “Mirabilis A Carnival of Cryptozoology and Unnatural History” »