Archive for the “Tom Slick”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 27th, 2013
This Foreign Service memo treats a science-fictional subject—the existence of the Yeti, or the Abominable Snowman—with utmost bureaucratic seriousness. Titled “Regulations Governing Mountain Climbing Expeditions in Nepal—Relating to Yeti,” it was issued from the American Embassy in Kathmandu on November 30, 1959.
Read: The American Government’s Advice for Yeti Hunters, 1959 »
Posted by: Guy Edwards on January 10th, 2013
Today in 1960, The Houston Post Correspondent announced two of the greatest explorers were going to try and look for the Snowman, as in Abominable Snowman, in North America after several prior expeditions in the Himalayas.
Read: Today in Bigfoot History | 1960 | Millionaire and Father of Cryptozoology take a Break from the Himalayas »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 21st, 2012
A classic is revisited.
Read: Tom Slick Yeti Incident »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 10th, 2012
#Sassoon #TomSlick #Cryptozoology #Bigfoot
Do not get your Sassoons confused.
Read: Tom Slick’s Friend, Sir Victor Sassoon »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on April 4th, 2012
#Supernatural #JimBeaver #Hammer #TomSlick #Cinema #Yeti #Movies #AbominableSnowman #Film
Rumors of one Yeti movie is a hoax but others point to the UK studio working away in Nepal on film production soon.
Read: Yeti Cinema News: Jim Beaver’s Hoax and Hammer’s New Abominable Snowman Movie »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 21st, 2012
#Obama #Cushing #TomSlick
Does President Obama know what Cushing has to do with Yetis?
Read: Obama Visits Tom Slick’s Cushing! »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 17th, 2012
#CIA #TomSlick #CoverStories
More? See link inside.
Read: Tom Slick and Cryptopolitics »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 28th, 2011
#Anthropology #Yeti #Cryptozoology
Is the finger from a #Neandertal or a #Tibetan monk? What new chapter has this unpublished BBC analysis of the Yeti Hand added to this mystery? What comparative analyses might remain to be made?
Read: Pangboche Yeti Finger In Context: What Does Human Mean? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 27th, 2011
Dr. Osman Hill, a consultant to the Tom Slick expeditions, bequeathed it to safe-keeping, after all. Images.
Read: Pangboche Yeti Finger Found: DNA Results Given »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 15th, 2011
#CryptozoologistOfTheYear #Yeti #AbominableSnowmen #Cryptozoology
The archivist said he could not believe his eyes when he discovered the long-ignored papers. Images.
Read: Cryptozoologist of 2011: Mark Murphy »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 31st, 2011
Sharing a hint of the midcentury influences found at the new ICM. Share with other Cryptomundians what programming you have seen this week.
Read: Happy Halloween! »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 18th, 2011
The Slick expeditions and how much they stirred up the US federal government are certainly on the minds of many researchers and the media right now. Images.
Read: Mid-Century Mania: Why Did Yeti-Slick Document Story Go Viral? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 17th, 2011
This donation represents the first time in nearly 40 years that Slick correspondence will be available to the general public and scholars. Images.
Read: Slick Papers Donated To University of Texas »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 3rd, 2011
Government archives have been discovered showing that the State Department and others had a keen interest in the Tom Slick-F. Kirk Johnson Snowman Expeditions of 1958-1959. Images.
Read: 1950s’ Feds Believed in Yeti »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 13th, 2011
If you catch any of the Stewart films tomorrow, you might keep the little gem of information in mind that the famous actor is tied to the mystery of the Abominable Snowman. Images.
Read: Jimmy Stewart, Yeti, and TMC »