Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 28th, 2006
In yesterday’s blog, “Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot = A Hairy Human?”, I overviewed the startling announcement from M. K. Davis, after ten years of study, that he feels that the film’s Sasquatch is nothing more than a “human.” But he says it is not a human in a suit. Due to his forthcoming appearance in a motion picture by Pat Holdbrook, neither Davis nor Holdbrook would share further information or details. So, onward with photos of the principals and comments by leading analysts. Plus, I wish to put out a call for some drawings related to all of this, whatever this is.
Shown above, Pat Holdbrook, writing a check to someone.
Mike Krein is the former moderator of the Bigfoot Yahoogroups list, and has seen Sasquatch “researchers” and “hunters” come and go in the field. Here is his sense of this latest development:
Well, the only thing that surprises me here is that it took this long for a self-promoter like M.K. Davis to seek his 2 minutes of glory. He’s an amateur star-gazer who’s used some software to flicker images back and forth, and now thinks that that small endeavor, along with his brief TV appearances, entitles him to foist his interpretation of the Patterson footage on the world as some sort of truth. Good grief. Here we go again. Everyone’s entitled to their opinion of course, but that’s all it is.
Why can’t these guys ever do something worthwhile–like go out and find the real thing?
Meanwhile, Dave Bittner is one of the highest-regarded photo analysts in the country. Doing such photographic manipulations professionally for motion pictures through his Pixel Workshop, Bittner shares this comment on the November surprise announcement from M. K. Davis:
In fact, no reasonable person could scientifically look at the body of evidence [visible in the Patterson-Gimlin footage] and conclude that the creature is in any way, shape, or form human. The size is non-human, the proportions are non-human, the footprints are non-human, the gait is non-human. I suspect we’re in for some kind of verbal gymnastics over what exactly defines us as “human,” but nothing really substantive.
Otherwise, what does the comic relief expert for what he calls Squatching have to say about all of this? Scott Herriott, CNN stringer, comedy writer, and stand-up comedian writes:
In my opinion, the scenario where that’s a human and no suit is involved would probably include a month-long soak in a vat of Rogaine by Bob H. However, Rogaine wasn’t invented yet. Therefore, MK, I would check your basement for fumes.
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The images (above, top and bottom) of M. K. Davis (with striped shirt) and the more elusive Ralph Patrick Holdbrook (visible in two photos) are courtesy of Tom Yamarone, who took them at the recent Bigfoot conference in Idaho.
I have to leave with this remark from Cryptomundo reader David Cole:
Quick! Someone draw us a sketch of Patty’s eyes!
Anyone wishing to send along your cartoon prediction of what is in store for us regarding this “Bigfoot is Human” theory, please pass along your comic drawing for posting in the next blog on this continuing story.