Tag Archives: cryptozoology

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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New “Bigfoot” video

My news feeds lit up today with the most intriguing of headlines: Hikers capture ‘Bigfoot’ in Canada. Really? The Sun chimes in: Is this mystery figure Bigfoot?. Fascinating. The footage is available on YouTube. Let’s take a look and see … Continue reading

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Why No One Takes Cryptozoologists Seriously

As you may have already heard, the big release of the Bigfoot DNA study happened earlier this month. I wrote about this previously, before the publication but after the scientific community already got good and skeptical over the alleged discovery. … Continue reading

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Kickstarting a Bigfoot Blimp

A couple of days ago, we told you about a new Kickstarter project for ghost hunting. Today we look at another wacky crowdfunding project: the Bigfoot Blimp. Called The Falcon Project, the Kickstarter promises “The most penetrating search for Sasquatch/North … Continue reading

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Bigfoot DNA! Click Here! Click Here!

Oh, bother. Have you heard about the Bigfoot DNA? I was poking around on the Huffington Post yesterday and noticed this hyperbolic headline: Bigfoot DNA Tests Prove Hairy Creature Exists, Genetic Researcher Claims. “Prove,” eh? How could I not click … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Real Cryptid Case

I’ve always been a fan of cryptids. When I was young and still a believer, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster fascinated me; now that I’m older and skeptical, I still enjoy reading about cryptids, albeit in completely different ways. … Continue reading

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Jerking us around with Bigfoot “evidence”

With the success of Animal Planet’s new show about Bigfoot and the latest hype (and subsequent fizzle) about “stunning” new evidence, Bigfoot/Sasquatch is a hot topic these days. Animal Planet reported that Finding Bigfoot, a show about a crack team … Continue reading

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Making a bad impression (of a Bigfoot)

Paranormal web sites are reporting receipt of a Media Advisory for a news conference next week to reveal “Potentially the most convincing evidence of Bigfoot since the Patterson Film of 1967”. What evidence might that be? According to the press … Continue reading

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