Tag Archives: cryptozoology

More Bigfoot Sightings: Skater Voyeur and Snohomish Sasquatch

Every once in awhile there’s a Bigfoot sighting, and once there are a handful of them to mock — I mean scrutinize — I like to tie them all up into a blog post. Looks like it’s time again, as … Continue reading

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Bigfoot of the Gaps

I’m sure that you have all heard about the Royal Society paper dismissing alleged bigfoot and yeti DNA evidence as being from common animals, right? If not, NatGeo has a pretty good write-up about it. Or, you could go read the … Continue reading

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When Catching Bigfoot on Film, Be Sure to Get His Good Side

It has been a few months since I checked in on the hunt for Bigfoot in the United States. Enduring the entire 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty really turned me off of my usual morbid fascination with the comedy of … Continue reading

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Vampirism: The New (Old) Fountain Of Youth

If you read the medical reporting online you can become convinced that we will soon be living like the fictional marvel comics character Blade, “Day Walker”. An immortal that needs human blood to keep himself/herself rejuvenated. They give the mostly … Continue reading

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The Russian Sleep Experiment

Back in the 1940s, a group of unethical Russian scientists performed a sleep deprivation experiment on a group of political dissidents that lead to a horrifying conclusion, or so the story goes. Is the story true or based upon a true … Continue reading

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Bigfoot Bounty, Episodes 6 & 7: Misogyny Theatre

Another double event this week, and I’m glad for it — these recaps are getting harder and harder to write as the teams are eliminated and the remaining teams actually learn a little about, you know, how science is done. … Continue reading

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Bigfoot Bounty, Episodes 4 & 5: Science Fiction Double Feature

So it turns out that this week and next week Spike has decided to schedule not one, but two episodes of 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty a week. This does not bode well for ratings. It does mean, however, a … Continue reading

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Bigfoot Bounty Episode 3 Review: Anatomy of an Anecdote

There was something that happened on 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty this week that was so incredibly interesting that I am tempted to skip right to it. But I shall resist the urge and carry on with a full recap … Continue reading

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Skeptical Review: Bigfoot Bounty, Episode 2

Warning: This post contains spoilers. Also, lots of scat jokes.  The first week of 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty actually gave us a little science with its reality television escapism. Will the second episode follow through? Let’s find out.

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Skeptical Review: 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty, Episode 1

“Approximately 15,000 new species are found every year, so there’s every reason to believe that Bigfoot will be found.” So says Dean Cain in the opening of the $10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty (10MBB), the new reality show airing Friday … Continue reading

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