Archive for the “Merbeings”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 8th, 2014
Mama Creech: As we celebrate 60 years of Creech this week, we would be remiss if didn’t mention the amazingly talented (and often overlooked) genius who created the Creature, Milicent Patrick. The Creature is one of the few Universal monsters who was arguably more famous than the actors behind the makeup. Legendary!Famous Monsters of Filmland
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Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 6th, 2014
Yesterday was the 60th anniversary of The Creature From the Black Lagoon‘s theatrical release.
Read: Happy Anniversary Creature! »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 8th, 2014
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 19th, 2013
Darin Naish returns to MonsterTalk to discuss his latest book, Cryptozoologicon: Volume I. From the well known to the very obscure, this book takes three looks at monsters. It critically examines them, but also speculates on what they might be like if they were real…
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Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 12th, 2013
C. M. Kosemen on the Cryptozoologicon Book Launch
Read: A New Approach To Cryptozoology »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 11th, 2013
Darren Naish’s talk at the launch of the Cryptozoologicon… speculative zoology, scepticism, cryptozoology
Read: Cryptids, Speculation and Skepticism »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 5th, 2013
People love to fill in mysterious areas of nature with myths of monsters. Early maps had voids of knowledge marked with warnings that “Here be Dragons,” sasquatches are believed to be prowling the thick forests, and legends tell of strange creatures that might be concealed beneath the surface of our lakes. Here we present our map of American lake monsters, showing the spread of cryptids that might be lurking in the depths of the waters of the United States.
Read: The Lake Monsters of America »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 4th, 2013
Fantom Fest in San Antonio is this weekend. Horror, cryptozoology, paranormal, etc. I’ll be there with David Weatherly, Ken Gerhard, and many more.
Read: Reminder: Fantom Fest 2013 This Weekend »
Posted by: Lyle Blackburn on October 1st, 2013
My next destination will be an appearance at Fantom Fest in San Antonio this coming weekend.
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Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 31st, 2013
“While the notion that the United Kingdom might actually be the home of living, breathing, flesh-and-blood mermaids will inevitably be greeted by many with the justified rolling of eyes and hoots of derision, it is an undeniable and astonishing fact that such beliefs persisted for centuries…”
Read: Exposing a Mermaid Cult »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 25th, 2013
“…Throughout the county of Staffordshire, strange, monstrous and terrible things lurk. Exotic big cats are said to roam Staffordshire’s thick woods. Ghostly black dogs with red, glowing eyes faithfully haunt and patrol its ancient roads and well-worn pathways…”
Read: Strange Creatures of the Regional Type »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 19th, 2013
“Interested in terrifying tales of Bigfoot? How about giant and monstrous snakes? Maybe legends of mermaids and mermen fascinate you. Or, perhaps, lake monsters and sea serpents are your thing…”
Read: Monsters of North Carolina »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 3rd, 2013
Animal Planet’s fake documentary draws real ire.
Read: Mermaids: Nonsense or Nuisance? »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on June 1st, 2013
Following Animal Planet‘s mermaid ‘mock-umentary‘, here are some cases of supposed merbeings that do remain intriguing and unsolved: Further details can be obtained here on my ShukerNature blog.
Read: Mermaid Body Found? In Search of Folk With Fins »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 26th, 2013
Toward the tail-end of this year’s Monster Week, Animal Planet revisits this startling, groundbreaking topic in the much-anticipated follow-up special, MERMAIDS: THE NEW EVIDENCE, premiering Sunday, May 26, at 10 PM ET/PT.
Read: Mermaids: The New Evidence »