Tag Archives: Cryptozoology

Fiction: Canis ignis

An essay by Derek Bradley, as provided by Cory Swanson Art by Leigh Legler At first, the wolves were shot. People didn’t want to come into the park and see the majestic herbivores chased to their demise by hungry predators. … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Real Life Kaiju

Kaiju, which means “strange creature” in Japanese, like the ones we see in movies couldn’t possibly be real … or could they? This article talks about the real world inspirations for some of the most popular kaiju from movies, all … Continue reading

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Other Cryptozoology Stories

If you enjoyed yesterday’s story about an unusual creature, here are some other stories you might like! “The Skitterer: An Impression of an Imaginary Companion” by G. D. Watry (a strange cryptid that might or might not be real) “Old … Continue reading

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Fiction: The Titan Through the Dust

An essay by Claire Gainsborough, as provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art by Leigh Legler You’ve seen it. Everyone’s seen it. Kids know of it from their school books. It’s been on TV, in movies, and in every history book published … Continue reading

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More Ornithology and Some Cryptozoology

If you enjoyed this week’s story about unusual birds, you might also enjoy these stories! “Cryptoid Sonics: An Investigation into the Use of Cryptozoological Sounds” by Andy Brown (considerations of cryptids for military and other applications) (available in MSJ Spring … Continue reading

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Fiction: In Communion with the Invisible Flock: Erasmus Karl and the Nidificant Manuscript

An essay by Luisa Sontag, as provided by George Salis Art by Leigh Legler “If thy heart were a nest, thou would begat many birds.” –The Purloined Philosophia by Boris of Aventaria There has been much controversy, even mythology, surrounding … Continue reading

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Fiction: The Skitterer: An Impression of an Imaginary Companion

An essay by Titus Rodriguez, Ph.D., as provided by G. D. Watry Art by Leigh Legler Abstract: For decades, myriad parapsychologists have pondered the role of so-called “imaginary companions” (IC) in cases concerning poltergeist activity. Though we may theorize the … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Scientific Explanations for Horror Creatures

Vampires, zombies, and werewolves have all appeared in a variety of cultures and legends, as well as an inordinate number of horror stories, novels, TV shows, and films. But there are potential scientific explanations for these creatures of the horror … Continue reading

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More Cryptozoology

If you enjoyed Monday’s cryptozoology story, here are a few more stories you might also enjoy! “How to Build a Pig-Duck” by Rachel Rodman (hybrid and chimera creatures) “The Benefits and Risks of Calorific Fat Cell Inversion” by Denzell Cooper … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Message for the Youth

A letter from Richard Rictor, as provided by Brodie Lowe Art provided by Luke Spooner Preparation is key. Especially when going up against Iredell County’s newest monsters in those woods behind your house. Given the fact that none of us … Continue reading

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