The Flatwoods Monster: A Legacy of Fear Directed by Seth Breedlove | Small Town Monsters Much like the Mothman, the Dover Demon, or the Jersey Devil, the Flatwoods monster is one of those uniquely hard-to-classify beings from paranormal folklore. Part extraterrestrial, part robot, and part creature from an alternate dimension, the legend of the Flatwoods […]
Monsters of Massachusetts by Loren Coleman Massachusetts is probably not the first place people think of when they think about monsters. Well, aside from the big green variety if you’re a sports fan, maybe. Mention Bigfoot to anyone, and their first thought is probably the sprawling wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. The idea of a lake […]
This week Jake and I talk about Mothman, the enigmatic flying creature that terrorized Point Pleasant, WV back in 1966 and 1967. We also discuss the Jersey Devil, the Dover Demon, the alleged flying humanoid seen over Coney Island, NY back in the 1800s, chupacabras, Slender Man, and Five Nights at Freddy’s . Technorati […]
We have some very talented writers here at The Occult Section, but we’re looking to add a few more regular writers to our staff. We cover such topics as ghosts, paranormal investigations, UFOs, cryptozoology, myths & legends, and any other unexplained phenomena. We have a good sense of humor and are not afraid to be […]
Ok, shameless self-promotion time once again. Tonight at 8pm ET, on the awesome Unknown Origins Radio show, I will be the guest, talking about our little blog here, The Occult Section. We taped the show a little over a week ago, and we talked about a variety of topics, just like we do here on […]
Loren Coleman is currently the world’s leading cryptozoologist, having written such books as Bigfoot! The True Story of Apes in America, Mysterious America, and Cryptozoology A to Z. He has also appeared on and consulted for many TV shows, such as MonsterQuest, Weird Travels, In Search Of…, and many more. He runs the websites Cryptomundo […]
Lots of good stuff in here. So many different, rarely heard of monsters, it’s really a treasure trove for those of us sick to death of reading about Ogopogo. Some of my personal favorites are the Grinning Man, the Wendigo, the Goatman and the Winsted Wildman. Also, almost every entry has a related picture, if not of the beast, then usually it’s preferred stomping grounds. Great stuff.