Midnight In The Desert — monsters

Mon Jan 21 - Frank C. Feschino, Jr. - Flatwoods Monster

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Mon Jan 21 - Frank C. Feschino, Jr. - Flatwoods Monster

Frank Feschino talks about his investigation into the long forgotten UFO close encounter case, the "Flatwoods Monster" incident of 1952. www.FlatwoodsMonster.com Facebook: The Flatwoods Green Monster Museum BIO: Frank Feschino had begun an investigation into the long forgotten UFO close encounter case, the "Flatwoods Monster" incident of 1952. To date, his investigation into the incident is the longest in history; later, Frank wrote a groundbreaking book titled, The Braxton County Monster—The Cover-up of the Flatwoods Monster Revealed then released an "Updated and Revised" edition while his investigation continued and additional information obtained. The forward and epilogue for Frank's books was...

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A Bullet-Proof Monster?

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A Bullet-Proof Monster?

Now and again, a story will surface of a Bigfoot allegedly being impervious to bullets. A perfect example just happens to be one of the strangest. It came in the form of a communication to a legendary figure in the field of Cryptozoology. “Dear Sir, My name is James Meacham, I read the article that you wrote for True magazine,” began Meacham in a 1960 letter to biologist, Fortean and cryptozoologist, Ivan T. Sanderson. “I have been planning on going to California in the same area that your article was about. I was a little surprised to read about such...

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As Frankenstein Turns 200, Can We Control Our Modern "Monsters"?

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As Frankenstein Turns 200, Can We Control Our Modern "Monsters"?

In 1797, at the dawn of the industrial age, Goethe wrote “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” a poem about a magician-in-training who, through his arrogance and half-baked powers, unleashes a chain of events he cannot control. About 20 years later, a young Mary Shelley answered a dare to write a ghost story, which she shared at a small gathering at Lake Geneva. Her story would go on to be published as a novel, “Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus,” on Jan. 1, 1818. Both are stories about our powers to create things that take on a life of their own. Goethe’s poem comes...

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Cryptid Monster Movies for Halloween

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Cryptid Monster Movies for Halloween

Here’s something fun for Halloween! Allow me to present a list of monster movies that feature veritable cryptids. Obviously, most of these creatures are highly implausible, but none of them claim supernatural, radioactive/mutant or extraterrestrial origins: 1. King Kong – Though its gargantuan girth is never explained, the premise of finding an enormous, bipedal ape on a remote jungle island has cryptozoology written all over it. 2. Creature from the Black Lagoon – You won’t find a less-plausible cryptid than the ‘Gill-man,’ but a team of investigators discovers the creature in the Amazon, where new species are still documented on...

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Mysterious Monsters of Utah

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Mysterious Monsters of Utah

There can be no doubt that the state of Utah, in the United States, has its fair share of natural wonders. Nestled up against the majestic Rocky Mountains and home of the Great Salt Lake, this is a land of sprawling natural vistas and natural splendor. While these vistas are a popular destination for people from all over the world, one feature of this landscape has been the surprising number of reports of strange creatures roaming its domain, which have defied attempts to answer in any reasonable way. One of the more well known strange beasts of Utah is what...

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