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  • Ghosted by a ghost: the black monk of Pontefract

    September 14, 2019 by

    The Black Monk of Pontefract may not strictly fit the definition of a poltergeist, but they call him that anyway: the most violent poltergeist in Britain.

  • Wake up, sheeple! It’s the Sheepsquatch

    July 16, 2019 by

    Once upon a time in the low mountains of West Virginia, a former Navy seaman decided to eat some mushrooms that he found on the forest floor. The man–Edward Rollins–was in that forest to hunt for either the Mothman or a UFO, but after his choice of snack, he was in for a greater treat.

  • Call me Ishmael: the great white Ningen

    June 17, 2019 by

    Sea monsters! Out of all cryptids, I find them to be the most plausible. We’ve only explored about 20% of the world’s oceans, and in that 20% have already found a lot of weird crap. Who’s to say there couldn’t be something stranger out there?

  • Ain’t got no privacy: The Dark Watchers

    May 18, 2019 by

    The Santa Lucia’s beauty and grandeur draw hikers and sightseers, though the terrain permits few roads. It is one of the wildest places left in the U.S. Naturally, that also makes it home to dark and mysterious figures who like to watch people from cliffs.

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Photo cred: Kym MacKinnnon for the sick moon pic, Raj Eiamworakul for the friendly reader, and Sam Wheeler for the comfortable gentleman.