On Conspiracy Theories – Preview

My interest in conspiracy theories originated from my childhood fear of the woodland monsters commonly called Bigfoot. Whether or not you believe the creatures are real, there is no explanation for the phenomena that doesn’t involve some kind of conspiracy. Any hoax elaborate enough to be plausible requires multiple parties agreeing to keep schtum. The famous Patterson-Gimlin footage filmed in… Read More »On Conspiracy Theories – Preview

Devil Down the Hollow – Preview

An Occult Crime Watch preview… In a remote hollow of York County Pennsylvania, on night of the 28th of November 1928, an unlucky farmer named John Blymire set out with two teen-aged accomplices on a grim and superstitious mission. Blymire had been convinced by a fortuneteller that his ill-fortunes were the result of a Hex placed upon him by his… Read More »Devil Down the Hollow – Preview

The Mystery of the Sherman Ranch: Horror or Hoax?

According to Southwestern folklore, a Skinwalker is said to be a malevolent member of a Shamanic cult, or secret society, with the power to transform into various animals not unlike the An-yoto Ani-ota (West Africa’s Human Leopards). This parallel is particularly strong concerning the role of greed and petty jealousy motivating their applications of Black Magic. As with the Human… Read More »The Mystery of the Sherman Ranch: Horror or Hoax?

Werewolves? In America?

The folklore and campfire tales of the North American wilderness are rich with mysterious beasts and phantom creatures. The lake monsters and wampus cats might well have been mythological, or they may have been unknown species driven to extinction by the fur trade long before scientifically-minded explorers could document their existence. However, along with rumors of unknown yet plausible beasts,… Read More »Werewolves? In America?