Archive for the “Hoaxes”
Posted by: Guy Edwards on January 11th, 2013
… a press conference called by Cliff Cook and the supporting testimony of his associate Chris Murphy. Murphy claimed to have found a bell shape (aka zipper pull tab) within the grainy film image and even took the time to hand craft a pretzel-like, clay model of this bell shape.
Read: Today in Bigfoot History | 1999 | Patty’s “Zipper” Exposed »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 8th, 2013
At his Loch Ness Mystery blog, Glasgow Boy provides us with his fourth and final installment on the famous (and highly controversial) 1951 photo taken by Lachlan Stuart, which purports to show an alleged Loch Ness Monster. GB begins… “On the 15th July 1951, readers of the British newspaper, the Sunday Express, were greeted with […]
Read: Loch Ness and Lachlan Stuart »
Posted by: Guy Edwards on January 3rd, 2013
In 2003, January 3rd, The New York Times printed a front page article reporting Ray Wallace’s “death bed” confession as the guy wearing a Bigfoot costume in the famous Patterson/Gimlin film.
Read: Today in Bigfoot History | The New York Times Declares Wallace is Bigfoot »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 31st, 2012
The Complete Bibliography. Wikipedia does not have the full list. Here’s my attempt.
Read: Cryptozoologist, Fortean, Social Scientist, Museum Director Loren Coleman: A Complete Book List »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 30th, 2012
“First there was the infamous ‘Gable film’ video that purported to show the Michigan Dogman in attack mode, and then we had the tragic case of the Montana man fatally struck by two vehicles while dressed in what he hoped looked like a Sasquatch costume. Both of these rather bad ideas had one thing in common – – the perpetrators wore ghillie suits.”
Read: A Ghillie Suit Hoax? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 22nd, 2012
In a new post at Mysterious Universe, Micah Hanks begins… “It was indeed a scandal that shook the hallowed halls of the British Museum’s honorable geological department. Arthur Smith Woodward, then serving as the department’s keeper, had been approached with a rather curious set of bone fragments, allegedly retrieved and passed along to one Charles […]
Read: The Piltdown Man Controversy »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 13th, 2012
It appears we were a little hasty in tagging this photo as a hoax.
Read: Update: Hoaxed Yowie Photograph »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 12th, 2012
Thanks to Cryptomundian Night Walker for bringing this to our attention…
Read: Hoaxed Yowie Photograph »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 7th, 2012
Wartime pranks and the Loch Ness Monster
Read: Nessie and April 1 »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 6th, 2012
A couple of people have asked me what kinds of cases and theories for the British Bigfoot appear in my new book, Wildman!, which is the first full-length study of the phenomenon of hairy man-beasts in the UK. Well, the easiest way to answer that question of cases and theories, is to share with you the “Contents” list…
Read: Wildman! – The Contents »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 4th, 2012
Sasquatch in the UK: My new book…
Read: Wildman! A Study of the British Bigfoot »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 27th, 2012
Loch Ness: The matter of hoaxing…
Read: Nessie: Honesty and Deceit »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 25th, 2012
The best laid plans for editorial art can sometimes go badly astray.
Read: Wallace Fake Slips Into DNA Media Firestorm »
Posted by: Guy Edwards on November 19th, 2012
A Bigfoot in a box. If your “Too Good to be True” alarm is going off, you would be correct, but for three years it was very real to a man in Welches, Oregon.
Read: Finally, a Bigfoot in a Box »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 16th, 2012
At Mysterious Universe, there’s a new article from me that focuses on one of the most-often-suggested scenarios to explain Cryptids in our midst: that they are nothing stranger than escapees from circuses. But, the significant number of such reports, rumors and tales makes it obvious – as far as I’m concerned – that this is […]
Read: Cryptids and Circuses »