Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 28th, 2007
I suppose people think this is cute or funny, by now. Sorry, I don’t agree. Indeed, I am tired of all this video trash posted as nonfiction film clips.
It’s one thing to have a cryptofictional movie you want to promote, and it’s another thing to keep floating parts of it out there to confuse the general public, including teenagers, who are watching YouTube.
Anyway, in the latest intellectual assault like this, Bigfoot Bubba has posted a new video as real, labeling it “Bigfoot Sighting at Sassafrass Ridge Authenticated.”
“Recently discovered Film Footage ditigally restored and colorized as best as possible. Originally dismissed as a prank, this never-seen- before footage has been authenticated by Dr. Hance Oliver, Professor of Anthropology at nearby Clemson University, who writes that the Bipedal Creature’s erect posture and mid-range gait are completely consistent with the backers of the Gigantopithicus Theory.”
Okay, first thing, “Sassafrass” is incorrectly spelled; it is “Sassafras.”
Secondly, there’s no anthropologist named “Hance Oliver” at Clemson. The anthrofaculty, as they call it, at Clemson are Melissa Vogel, Ph.D., Leslie Williams, Ph.D., Yanhua Zhang, Ph.D., Lisa Rapaport, Ph.D., and John Coggeshall, Ph.D.
Thirdly, just take a look at this footage: