Jordan joins my attempt to piss off the cryptid community by endorsing them darn hoaxers! 

We blatantly declare the Patterson-Gimlin footage a hoax, using its mangled remains alongside other fraudulent cryptid shenanigans to demonstrate how Bigfoot actually IS real, but not the way you want it to be! 

Can hoaxes actually spark genuine phenomena? Can they manifest monsters in the form of egregores or tulpas? Or are these monstrous manifestations rather our instinctual projections which inspire us to form and maintain communities? 

We hop across America discussing some favorite imaginal cryptid fugitives: 

The elegantly coon-suited Selbyville Swamp Monster!

The bombastic radio-surfing Cole Hollow Road Monster!

The reckless vehicle-shredding Lizardman of Scape Ore Swamp!

The chonky finger-biting Beast of Busco!

…and the perpetually intoxicated horny bunny himself: The Jackalope!


Huge THANK YOU!!! to Jordan Heath of Campfire: Something Something for sharing controversial opinions with me, as well as being open to assist rattling the cage of the mainstream cryptid community! 

Check out his podcast named Campfire: Tales of the Strange and Unsettling

Check out their website as well at (yes, Jordan is a semi-professional)

Follow them on Instagram @campfire.tales.podcast

Check out their Patreon to see why Jordan has not free time!


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Vuk/Darwin, host of Tracing Owls Podcast. All-around trickster weirdo discussing biology, forteana, the paranormal and their intricate cultural nuances!