Archive for the “Winged Weirdies”
Posted by: Karl Shuker on September 1st, 2015
As a fervent browser of bestiaries, illuminated manuscripts, and other sources of antiquarian illustrations portraying a vast diversity of grotesque, extraordinary beasts that ostensibly bear no resemblance or relation to any species known to science, I am rarely surprised nowadays by any zoological depictions that I encounter in such sources. A few days ago, however, I was not just surprised but also thoroughly bemused – bewildered, even – by a truly remarkable picture that I happened to chance upon online.
Read: Investigating the Locust Dragon of Nicolaes de Bruyn »
Posted by: Ken Gerhard on August 31st, 2015
Tonight @ 10pmEST/9pmCST, I’ll be appearing on Arcane Radio – hosted by Lon Strickler of Phantoms and Monsters. Join in to hear some fascinating discussion about cryptozoology, as well as the legendary beasts of Alaska!
Read: Arcane Radio: Ken Gerhard »
Posted by: Ken Gerhard on August 10th, 2015
Tonight I’ll be appearing @10pm EST/9pm CST on Arcane Radio with my good friend, host Lon Strickler. This will be my very first interview since Missing in Alaska has aired. It promises to be a good time… with lots of cryptozoology, as well as phantom and monster talk. Tune in for some fascinating discussion!
Read: Arcane Radio: Ken Gerhard »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 4th, 2015
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 17th, 2015
Exclusive!! Here, making its official public debut, is the front cover for my latest, 22nd book, A Manifestation of Monsters, to be published in September.
Read: A Manifestation of Monsters »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 11th, 2015
A new novel on Mothman…
Read: Mothman Emerged »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 10th, 2015
This week Mark and Seth take a jaunt down the rabbit hole with author, Linda Godfrey. They talk about Were…people, flying man-bat things, thunderbirds, and, of course, Bigfoot.
Read: SasWhat: Linda Godfrey »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 22nd, 2015
What’s more frightening? The monster… or the history behind it?
Read: Cold Case Cryptids »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 15th, 2015
“Strange Creatures Seldom Seen is an excellent new book from John Warms, and which is published by Chad Arment’s Coachwhip Publications. A copy of the book was given to me by Chad at last month’s Ohio-based Creature Weekend. And, I have no hesitation in saying that if Cryptozoology is your thing, you’ll want to get hold of a copy of this book.”
Read: Strange Creatures Seldom Seen or Reviewed »
Posted by: Shannon LeGro on May 14th, 2015
Have you ever encountered anything strange, weird or odd in the woods? If so, you’re not alone! Welcome to STRANGE THINGS IN THE WOODS, a collection of true, weird encounters by veteran outdoorsman Steve Stockton.
Read: Strange Things in the Woods »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 6th, 2015
The state of Arkansas in the southern U.S. is known for its lush green mountains, roaring rivers, and University of Arkansas football. It’s the headquarters of the world’s number one retailer, Wal-Mart, and is the birthplace of musician Johnny Cash, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton. It’s also the home of monsters. The most famous of these is the Fouke Monster, a sasquatch-type creature immortalized in the 1972 movie “The Legend of Boggy Creek.” But this series, “Exploring American Monsters,” isn’t about well-known beasts, it’s about the lesser-known creatures the world sees from the corner of its eye, like the Ozark Howler.
Read: Exploring American Monsters: Arkansas »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 2nd, 2015
A creepy and unsettling horror mystery, writer-director Richard Mansfield takes a creature from the shadows of West Virginia and sets it loose on two unsuspecting young women.
Read: The Mothman Curse »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 16th, 2015
People see strange things up North, and John Warms has collected stories of some very strange creatures in his travels throughout Manitoba. From well-known mystery animals like Sasquatch and lake monsters to lesser-known cryptids like giant beavers, “beaver ducks,” and “underwater moose,” these tales add breadth and depth to Canadian zoological folklore with plenty of material for cryptozoology enthusiasts to investigate. Strange Creatures Seldom Seen includes both eyewitness sketches and full color illustrations by artist Jarmo Sinisalo.
Read: Strange Creatures Seldom Seen »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 12th, 2015
“As history, legend, and folklore note, there are far more than a few cases on record where strange creatures, and mysterious entities, have been seen in the direct vicinity of bridges. A classic example is a case I have extensively investigated, that of the so-called ‘Man-Monkey’ of Bridge 39 on England’s centuries-old Shropshire Union Canal…”
Read: Mothman and The Silver Bridge Tragedy »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 1st, 2015
In the late 1960’s the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia is besieged by a series of monstrous creatures, blood-seeking UFO’s, and mysterious men in black. Two reporters seek answers, culminating in one of the deadliest disasters in U.S. history.
Read: Monsters and Mysteries in America: The John Keel Files Special »