Archive for the “Winged Weirdies”
Posted by: Karl Shuker on January 25th, 2014
Facebook never disappoints me as a rich source of the exceedingly weird but also very wonderful when it comes to the animal world, and yesterday was no exception. During its early hours, I was browsing the recent posts of various FB friends when I came upon a quartet of photographs depicting a truly remarkable- (and […]
Read: Portraits of a Potoo – Neither an Avian Alien Nor the Bird From Hell! »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 22nd, 2014
“On the other hand, there exists a large and vocal group of men who are unreliable and often irresponsible. Over the past several years our work has brought us into almost constant contact with this group. They call themselves ”scientists” and they usually put a Ph.D. after their names. Science has become a sacred cow in this generation but that term is a misnomer. The gender is wrong. Science, by and large, is a lot of bull.”
~ John Keel
Read: John Keel Quotes »
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 January 10th, 2014
“The majority of those that crossed paths with the creature asserted that it was human-like in both size and design, and possessed a pair of large wings, fiery red eyes, claws, and exuded an atmosphere of menace.”
Read: Owlman: The Video Game »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 5th, 2014
Starting at 4 PM ET today on Destination America there will be a marathon of Bigfoot and Cryptid documentaries.
Read: Bigfoot and Cryptid Marathon Sunday »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 29th, 2013
A vicious hairy beast, a giant winged creature, and shadow monsters terrify their witnesses and plunge towns across America into panic and fear. Eyewitnesses go on record and recount stories of the Momo, Van Meter Monster and the Shadow People.
Premieres Sunday, December 29 9:00 PM Central
Read: Monsters and Mysteries in America: Momo, Shadow People, Van Meter Monster »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 27th, 2013
One car stopped down the road, and a person got out. That driver had a camera with him, and was seen taking pictures of the flying creature. As they watched, the creature glided down to no more than 20 feet above the road surface, and was seen flapping its wings once or twice. With each wing flap, the creature appeared to rise about 20 feet higher above the roadway.
Read: Flying Humanoid Photographed in Pennsylvania? »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 26th, 2013
A recent sighting of a living pterosaur.
What amazing encounters! In California, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and many other states, eyewitnesses have seen strange featherless creatures flying overhead. These are not bats; most have long tails and are bigger than any bat.
Read: Pterosaur Sighting in Slidell, Louisiana »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 25th, 2013
A giant winged creature terrifies its witnesses and plunges the town into panic and fear. Eyewitnesses go on record and recount stories of the Van Meter Monster.
Monsters and Mysteries in America: Momo, Shadow People, Van Meter Monster Premieres Sunday, December 29 9:00 PM Central.
Read: Visiting the Van Meter Visitor »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 17th, 2013
Ken Gerhard is a cryptozoologist and field researcher for the Center for Fortean Zoology, as well as a fellow of the Pangea Institute and consultant for various paranormal groups. He has investigated reports of cryptids and mysterious animals around the world including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabras, Mothman, Thunderbirds and Werewolves.
Read: Expanded Perspectives with Ken Gerhard »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 14th, 2013
J.C. Johnson is hot on the trail of reptilian relics of ancient times, hairy humanoids, skinwalkers, and night-stalking demonic scum!
On the air tonight in less than an hour at 11 PM Central!
Read: J.C. Johnson ends 2013 with a BANG!!! »
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 November 28th, 2013
In the first half, writer, eco-activist and book publisher Brenda Knight will discuss her upbringing in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, the location of the original sightings of the Mothman, and how this impacted her perceptions.
Read: Mothman on Coast to Coast AM Tonight »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on November 28th, 2013
Hot on the heels of Mirabilis comes my latest, 20th book – Dragons in Zoology, Cryptozoology, and Culture, newly published by Coachwhip Publications (Greenville, Ohio), just in time for Christmas!
Read: The Dragons Have Landed! My All-New Second Dragons Book is Here! »
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… »