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Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience and subculture that aims to prove the existence of entities from the folklore record, such as Bigfoot, the chupacabra, or Mokele-mbembe.Cryptozoologists refer to these entities as cryptids, a term coined by the subculture.

Between presentations, I wandered through the merchandise room, where the speakers and others sold wares that included food, books, soap and jewelry, much of which had a Bigfoot theme. During a break for lunch, I spoke with a couple of retirees from nearby Lake Gaston who perform in local community theater as we listened to a young musician play,...
If you’re into a mix of paranormal experiences, ghost stories, and laughs galore – then you’ll be happy to know that The Ghost Brothers provide all of the above. Comprised of Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey – The Ghost brothers are a best friend/paranormal investigating trio based in Atlanta, GA. The team specializes in locating and booting...
Graphic: Rebecca Fassola Generations of Star Trek captains meet to discuss the creation and evolution of Gene Roddenberry’s groundbreaking sci-fi franchise in Shout Factory!’s The Captains Collection, a series of documentaries. William Shatner, who helped launch the series in 1965 as the original James T. Kirk, interviews all the captains who have come since: Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard), Avery Brooks...
Shaky sasquatch study doesn’t change truth about Bigfoot A recent study with some suspect math suggests Bigfoot appears more often in Idaho than almost anywhere else in the country. The latest finding came from Satellite Internet, a rural internet provider with a lengthy marketing content reach whose recent claim to fame included a June study that showed Idaho topped the nation...
Haverhill native David Goudsward has released his latest book, “Sun, Sand, and Sea Serpents.” The book, his 17th published title, covers sea serpent reports from Florida, the lower eastern seaboard, and the Caribbean. Goudsward approaches sea serpents as a historian, seeking out the original reports, which often are different than the versions that now appear in print. It also helps...
Investigative journalist David Holthouse in Hulu's Sasquatch (Courtesy of Hulu) Cryptozoology, or the study of mythical creatures, is not just about looking for Nessie in the waves or scanning the skies for a Thunderbird. It also asks why one person sees a shadow in a wood as moving trees, and another sees Bigfoot. As Charles Fort, founding father of the...
Thursday Jul 25, 2019 at 12:01 AM Creature Weekend will be holding its 8th annual Creature Weekend conference Oct. 18-20, at Salt Fork State Park, sponsored by Cryptid Hunters North America. This year’s events include A Friday Night presentation to honor Bob Gimlin’s 88th birthday which includes individual speeches from cryptozoologists celebrating Bob’s life in Bigfooting, presentation of a special banner to Bob signed by all of the...
Dec 08, 2020 — Port Henry is nestled at the foot of the Adirondacks, on the shore of Lake Champlain. But beyond the picturesque scenery, it’s struggling just like many small towns. “You see what Main Street in Port Henry looks like on a Sunday—it’s you and I,” says Lohr McKinstry, the president of the Chamber of Commerce for Moriah, which...
TAUNTON — We have cryptozoologist Loren Coleman to thank for naming the mysterious 200 square mile area of Massachusetts and beyond known as the "Bridgewater Triangle." But in the decades since, a handful of current and former paranormal investigators, folklorists and "legend trippers" have stepped up to further the legend. These dedicated writers have devoted their time as hobbyists to recording...
This is the first in a weekly series on the Bridgewater Triangle. TAUNTON — The ghost stories, personal accounts and folklore that make up the legend of the Bridgewater Triangle are too vast to ever fit in a single book, though many devoted investigators of the triangle have tried meticulously to record them. They encompass what can only be described as...