More on MonsterQuest and Yeren

Since the second season kicks off today, I thought I’d stop by this morning to add some notes about names associated with the series. First off, the “History Channel” is no more. According to Doug Yuan, the producer who was here in Maine yesterday from A&E Television Networks headquarters to film my International Cryptozoology Museum, the official name of the “History Channel” has been changed to “History.” The corporate decision was made to go to a broader moniker, via, to reflect the greater diversity of their products, which do now go beyond a mere cable channel. Henceforth, I’ll talk [...]

Cryptozoo Book With A Warning

Extreme Expedition: Travel Adventures Stalking the World’s Mystery Animals by Adam Davies (Anomalist Books) has been published. It contains a rare “warning label” not often seen on cryptozoological works. Davies, who is departing on a new Yeren expedition on April 28, 2008, is sharing with the world his most recent adventures. Does a dinosaur exist in the Congo? Does a Yeti-like creature live in the jungles of Sumatra? Does a fearsome Death Worm inhabit the deserts of Mongolia? Explorer Adam Davies has traveled some of the most dangerous places in the world in search of these and other supposedly mythical [...]

Dayton’s Hangar 18

On April 9-10, 2008, I’ll be making a brief visit to Dayton, Ohio (to deliver a private cryptozoology talk). Today, I pause to pass along a bit of Forteana. A couple years ago I was the co-author of Weird Ohio, and one of the stories I enjoyed sharing in that book was of Dayton’s so-called “Hangar 18.” I thought you might like to read a little about it today, while I travel to that fair city. (It is hardly about cryptids, but it certainly is a strange location tale, sort of an “urban legend of place,” and it speaks to [...]