Archive for the “Winged Weirdies”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 18th, 2013
Thought you knew what ancient birds looked like? Think again.
The ancestors of some modern bird species had four “wings” instead of two, according to a new study, and that may have played a major role in the evolution of early birds and flight.
Read: Four-Winged Birds? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 16th, 2013
Gargoyles, Mothman, Owlman, the Houston Batman and more…
Read: Flying Humanoids and Ken Gerhard »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 13th, 2013
Something is amiss in the small town of Lockwood, Washington. Something terrifying has been emerging from the surrounding woods in the dead of night: unspeakable creatures with glowing eyes and razor-sharp talons, swooping down upon unsuspecting citizens on silent black wings.
Read: Mothman Emerged: A Cryptozoological Thriller »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 5th, 2013
From all across the country emerge tales of close encounters with legendary creatures, from horrific monsters and ancient spirits to alien sightings and unexplained paranormal phenomena. Thirty percent of Americans believe that a beast such as Bigfoot is living in our forests*; in a quaint Montana town, reports of an elusive lake serpent have persisted every year since 1889…
Featuring first-person accounts with everyday people who believe they have come face to face with real-life folktale fiends, MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES IN AMERICA travels our country’s untamed wilderness to tell of its storied past.
Read: Crypto Creatures Lurk in Monsters and Mysteries in America »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 4th, 2013
A newly-published fictional look at Mothman in Africa…
Read: Mothman of Africa »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 2nd, 2013
Cryptozoologist Ken Gerhard has traveled the world collecting evidence on the Mothman, the Owlman, the Van Meter Creature, the Valkyrie of Voltana, the Houston Batman, and other strange “bird people” that have been sighted throughout history. Packed with famous historical cases and dozens of chilling first-person accounts, this is the first book to focus exclusively on flying humanoids—a wide array of airborne entities that seem to “feed off our fear like psychic vampires.”
Read: Flying Humanoids Are Go! »
Posted by: KryptoKelly on March 1st, 2013
It reminded me of the chilling Slenderman and the old ones oft referred to in the short stories of H.P. Lovecraft.
Read: Owlman Supernatural Thriller »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 5th, 2013
“…Bigfoot, giant flying creatures and black panther observations…”
Read: Creatures and UFOs Abound »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 30th, 2013
This past weekend I was lecturing down at the Austin, Texas-based Museum of the Weird, along with good friends and authors Ken Gerhard (Big Bird! and Monsters of Texas) and Lyle Blackburn (The Beast of Boggy Creek).
Read: The Weirdest Museum of All »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 25th, 2013
Karl Shuker discusses…
Read: Beasts of the Sky »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 16th, 2013
Something strange, or something down to earth?
Read: “Did you see the size of that bird?” »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 13th, 2013
Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 2nd, 2013
The Mothman of Point Pleasant, West Virginia; Cornwall, England’s Owlman; the Houston Batman of Texas; the legendary Thunderbirds that populate Native American lore; and the flying woman of Vietnam: they all have one thing in common, namely that they are undeniably weird winged things that have no business surfing the skies of our planet. But, that doesn’t mean they’re not!
Read: A Winged Thing of the UK »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 31st, 2012
The Complete Bibliography. Wikipedia does not have the full list. Here’s my attempt.
Read: Cryptozoologist, Fortean, Social Scientist, Museum Director Loren Coleman: A Complete Book List »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 19th, 2012
Eagle Snatches Baby in Viral Video: Caught on Tape – Is it Real or Fake?
Read: Thunderbirds Are Go! »