Saturday, February 28, 2015

Possible Bigfoot Track in KY

Research area 1
I found this possible Bigfoot track in my research area back on 1-11-15.  This is also the area with the stick formation. This track was found very close to the stick structure. Over the last year or so I have found many tracks and broken tree branches. All of this in this area started after 3 actual sightings in a 2 or 3 week period.

I thought instead of making long videos, I would just make shorter videos and post up things I find. I still plan on doing some longer videos but for some of this I will just post short videos.

So here is the video of finding this possible track.
 


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~Tom~




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Friday, February 27, 2015

Dark Dossier Issue # 6 - Now Available!!


Now Available! Issue #6! 80+ pages!!

For those who don't know Dark Dossier is a monthly magazine devoted to coverage of Ghosts, Aliens, Monsters, & Mysteries and investigations into all things paranormal! This issue is devoted to UFOs and Aliens.

It is a fantastic read and very well done. We (TCC) have a section in this issue that I think you will enjoy. This issue is loaded with lots of colored pages and images.

Here is what is featured in this issue - ROSWELL: THE SONS STORY,  PARANORMAL FILES, CRIMELESS LAND, DEATH BY ATMOSPHERE, UFO MUTILATION MYSTERY, DEATH DOLLS, CRYPTO CREW CORNER and MORE!!

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bigfoot Sighting in Indiana

Map of sighting area
I got this report from Indiana submitted to me a couple days ago. I think there are many people that know about the fear of seeing a Bigfoot up close.

Here is the report.

- Start Report -


Name: Charles ********
Email Address: on file
State: Indiana
County: Morgan County
Date of Sighting: Summer of 99
Time of Day: 4-6 PM
Nearest Town: Paragon
Length of Sighting: 30 seconds
How many Witnesses: 2
Any Photos/Videos: no
Describe sighting in detail:
I went to stay the weekend with my best friend Sam at his dads and grandpas. His dad lived at the top of the hill and there was a pond behind the trailer.
His grandpa lived down at the bottom of the hill. His grandpa use to tell us a story about how he went hiking with his pet dogs. One day he was attacked from behind by a large hairy creature and the dogs attacked the creature and run it off. He had scars on his back from the attack that resembled scratches made by a much larger hand.

Well, me and Sam was fishing in the pond. We was catching bass and bluegill. Fishing was mine and Sam's world. Well, he thought it would be funny to run to the trailer and lock me out. I was at the back door with my back facing the pond trying to get in. It was all fun and play.
Well, I heard a sound behind me. Hence the pond was only 20 yards from the back door and was only as big as a small swimming pool. When I heard a sound like someone walking I turned around and seen a creature.

It was covered in hair and stood between 7 and 8 foot tall. It was walking the path behind the pond between the pond and the woods. It stopped and looked at me. I immediately started screaming and crying beating on the door begging Sam to let me in.

I turned back around to see where it was it was gone but I could hear something heavy moving very fast through the woods away from me. Sam unlocked the door asking me what was wrong why I was so upset and scared and I told him what I had saw. He said he believed it cause he had seen and heard weird things around there ever since he can remember. Since then I have been a very big believer in Bigfoot.

- End Report -

I can understand the fear Charles experienced.
If anyone has a sighting or encounter to share, please use the Report a Sighting link at the top of the page.

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~Tom~




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NEW FILM ‘VALLEY OF THE SASQUATCH’



NEW FILM ‘VALLEY OF THE SASQUATCH’ TAKES INSPIRATION FROM REAL LIFE BIGFOOT ENCOUNTERS

Seattle, WA –February 24th, 2015– The new horror film Valley of the Sasquatch recently began its film festival run with a world premiere last weekend at the Nevermore Film Festival in North Carolina. But for writer/director John Portanova, the process of bringing this story of a fractured family battling a tribe of angry Sasquatch to life was years in the making.

“Growing up I spent most of my free time studying cryptozoology and the unknown,” Portanova said. “Instead of going outside and playing for recess, I would read books from the 001 section of the library about encounters with Bigfoot or alien abductions. My after school viewing habits consisted of watching paranormal investigation shows such as Unsolved Mysteries or Sightings. Years later when I graduated from film school, I took some time off so I could write my first real screenplay. There was only one idea that really inspired me: making a scary and action-packed movie that respected the history of Sasquatch.”

Portanova continues, “Within the film there is a moment where the character of Will (played by D’Angelo Midili) tells the story of a Sasquatch attack on a mining cabin that took place on Mount St. Helens in 1924. Some of my favorite movies are siege films, especially the classics Night of the Living Dead (1968) and Assault on Precinct 13 (1976). So, inspired by the Mount St. Helens story, I set out to write a Bigfoot siege film. I created some characters who find themselves in a similar situation, where they’re trapped in a cabin and Bigfoot is trying to break its way in.”

“There are also references to other Sasquatch classics sprinkled throughout the script,” adds Portanova. “The character of Bauman (played by Bill Oberst Jr.) is named after a character who appeared in Teddy Roosevelt’s book The Wilderness Hunter in 1892. Within the book Roosevelt relayed the story of a man named Bauman who encountered Sasquatch while out trapping with a guide. This story always fascinated me because it’s one of the only references I’ve seen to Bigfoot taking a human life. The opening of the film features a fictional take on this story, set in present day with our Bauman. A larger subplot later in the film took inspiration from the story of Albert Ostman, who said that he was kidnapped by a family of Bigfoot for six days in 1924. In our film, a character finds himself in a similar situation with a much angrier group of Sasquatch.”

“With Valley of the Sasquatch I wanted to tell an engaging story for the cryptozoology community,” Portanova concludes. “I’ve seen a lot of Bigfoot films and have never been completely satisfied with them outside of some of the 70s classics such as The Legend of Boggy Creek or Sasquatch: The Legend of Bigfoot.

They usually portray the creature as a bloodthirsty monster, treat the whole thing like some big joke, or are shot found footage style. Within the script and shooting of Valley I made sure to treat Sasquatch with respect. It isn’t a slasher film that just replaces Jason Voorhees with a Bigfoot, it isn’t full of cheap CGI and stupid characters, and it wasn’t shot on a handycam. I hope that the film will appeal to horror fans looking for a dramatic creature feature full of old school practical effects as much as it appeals to Sasquatch enthusiasts looking for a film that understands and respects the history of the creature.”

Valley of the Sasquatch is the directorial debut of writer/director John Portanova. It stars David Saucedo (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones), Bill Oberst Jr. (Resolution), Jason Vail (Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies), D'Angelo Midili (The Invoking), and Miles Joris-Peyrafitte (Gut).

The film is a co-production between The October People (Found) and Votiv Films (Obvious Child). You can keep up with future festival screenings and news by following the film on its Facebook page (Facebook.com/ValleyoftheSasquatch) or on Twitter (@SasquatchHorror).

Valley of the Sasquatch Synopsis: After losing their home following a devastating tragedy, a father and son are forced to move to an old family cabin. Neither reacts well to being thrown into this new world. The son's attempts to relate to his father are complicated when two old friends arrive for a weekend of hunting. This trip into the forest will unearth not only buried feelings of guilt and betrayal, but also a tribe of Sasquatch that are determined to protect their land.

About The October People: The October People is a film production company based out of Seattle, WA and San Diego, CA. 2014 saw the home video releases of their first three award-winning films: the psychological horror story The Invoking, the coming-of-age slasher film Found, and the alien abduction thriller The Device. More information on the company can be found at www.theoctoberpeople.net



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~Tom~



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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Mysteries - Great Sphinx of Giza

Great Sphinx of Giza
I thought I'd start a series called "Mysteries" and feature some of the mysteries from around the world. I think most of the post will be rather short and feature some basic information about the particular mystery. There may not be a whole lot of new information about a particular mystery, but it will serve as a place to get some basic information.

The first mystery I decided to post about is the Great Sphinx of Giza, sometimes just called Sphinx.
The Sphinx stands at a whopping 66 feet tall and is 241 feet long. It is considered to be probably the oldest and largest monolith statue in the world. This massive structure is carved out of limestone and is thought to be around 4,500 years old by some researchers.

A Sphinx by definition is a creature having the head of a man or an animal and having the body of a lion. This statue sits on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile River in Giza, Egypt.

Over the many years, the face of the Sphinx has deteriorated due the weather. Some think the statue resembles the Pharaoh Khafre, who ruled between 1558 and 1532 B.C. 
As you can see from the photo on the left, the Sphinx also has 3 pyramids behind it. The largest pyramid belongs to Pharaoh Khufu who was Khafre's father. Pharaoh Khafre's pyramid, the center pyramid, is built on slightly higher ground than his fathers (pyramid on right). The third and smallest of the pyramids is the one on the left and it belongs to Khafre's son Menkaura.This area also contains several tombs, many with hieroglyphic writing on them.

There is debate and mystery about the Great Sphinx of Giza. Like when was it actually built, who built it, does the whole area and structures have a specific meaning, who is actually buried in the tombs....ects. The mystery has endured thousands of years now and is not likely to be solved anytime soon.


I hope you enjoyed this first entry into our Mysteries Series. I hope to feature many other great mysteries in the future. The thrill of discovery is a wonderful part of the human existence, it broadens our knowledge and our experience.


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~Tom~

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Bigfoot Stick Structure



Just a short video of the stick structure that was made in a sighting and research area. It is pretty isolated and no houses within several miles. I had been through this same area several times and then one day this structure was there. This is an area where I found 30+ tracks after the initial sighting.

There were also many tree breaks, some of which had tracks under them. Some people are quick to discredit tree breaks and stick formation but once you have been in an area of a fresh sighting and find them you have little doubt of what did them.

There are differing opinion about what these type of structures mean. Some say it is a welcome while others say it is a warning to stay away. I don't know myself but will continue to research and try to find out for myself.

Here is the short video (Watch in HD)




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Sunday, February 22, 2015

British Bigfoot Sightings


Almost everyone has heard and knows about Bigfoot sightings in the United States. But there is also a very large number of reported sightings in the United Kingdom and in Ireland. I have featured a few reports from the UK.

I have several contacts and friends in the UK and one of them has created a sightings map very much like the one I have created for our site.

The British Wildman Sightings map was created by Debbie Hatswell and it is a map of sightings she has collected. You can check it out by clicking this link - http://tinyurl.com/oerjsjj

Debbie has done a great job collecting and logging these reports. 

I would also encourage you to check out British Bigfoot Research on Facebook. It is ran by some good folks including Adam Baird and Debbie Hatswell, just to name a few.

What is interesting about the sightings from the UK and the US is that there seems to be a lot of similarities in the sighting reports.

We (TCC) still want to document reports from the UK, but if you don't file your report with us, then please file it with the British Bigfoot Research Group.


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~Tom~




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Up Close And Personal With Sasquatch

General area


Up Close And Personal With Sasquatch
Eric Kern Sighting: A Frightening Encounter At The Wabash River In Illinois
By Dorraine Fisher

    Some Bigfoot stories are downright frightening. And occasionally, the reporter gets close enough to the creature to give a few interesting details about what they see. This story is just such a sighting. It takes place in south eastern Illinois in the Wabash River valley near Mt. Carmel which is close to the Illinois-Indiana border.  The reporter, Eric Kern, recalls details of a possibly older individual with a few deformities not often reported in other stories.  And he claims this was not his only time seeing the creature.

    But here it is in his own words:

“Well my first time seeing one was in 2010 in late October,  full moon,  and the corn was high at the time. I was a skeptic about them, but it changed really quick.  So at the time I had a shared fishing line which is a trailing line for cat fish out here on the Wabash river. We would sell them to the local restaurants and give to the church as well, so me and my friend went out on his boat to go set lines. “
 

“Now, the way we had to do it, because the river is fast moving, we would set out a 75 pound wedge anchor on the rocks on the other side of the river and lay a ten pound weight every ten feet to sink it down where the fish are. At the end we would hook it up to a winch to tighten the line and to set the anchor in the rocks deep then tie it to three or four cinder blocks on our side as we did this the whole time I felt like we were being watched but I couldn't see any one and the only three people that knew about this place were me, my friend and the land owner, So we set and got ready to go home as we did I saw a foot print in the sand bar. A really big one,  maybe 15 to 17 inches in length.  I asked my friend about it and he said it was probably just someone sun bathing and the water distorted it to make it seem really big. So we left around 3 am and I get a call from one of the restaurants we delivered to and asked if we pulled in our lines yet I said no and he ask if we could.  I told him it hasn't been at least seven hours yet but he double the amount of money so I said ok.  So I called up my friend to see if I could use the boat.  He just put it In the shop for a hole we got that morning.  So I said fine I will use my wench on my Toyota 4x4 so I got dressed and started out there it was warm and wonderful night. “
 

“The moon was full and you could see everything, so I had my windows down as I got out there.  I noticed that the landowner’s cows were all up at the top of the hill near the barn, mooing like nuts, but I didn't think that much of it. Might be a coyote or something.  But as I got closer to our area I could smell a stench like no other.  There are no words or smells like it to my knowledge.  As I got to the river, I had to turn at the fork, and there he was, all hunched over.  At first I thought it might be a bear.  But a bear in Mount Carmel?  Hell no!”
 

“As my high beams hit his back, he stood straight up and turned.  That's when I saw him,  dark brown fur with gray in it, as I was only seven feet away.  He hunched down into the light and covered his eyes.  I noticed that he was missing two fingers, the pinky and half of the ring finger on the left hand.  At the time I was scared shitless. He then stood up and took one step closer to my car.  As he did I could tell he was over 10 foot tall because he looked down at me.  That and my 4Runner was about six feet off the ground.”
 

“ As he stood there looking at me I could see the scarring on his face, like from fights with cougars or bears.  But as I looked into his eyes, he snarled at me showing off his huge teeth, all shaped like a humans but much larger at this point.  I thought he would see that my window was down and reach in there and kill me.  But after he looked at me for a bit, he stood up grumbled a low gut-turning grumble. He stepped in to the corn and walked off. At this point,  I noticed that I have pissed my pants.  It must have lasted about five minutes but it felt like 5 hours. “
 

“As I tried to get myself together, I slowly turned my car around and left.  When I got home, I called my friend and asked what do you want for my share of the fishing line?  He asked me why.  I just said how much do you have in your wallet?  I sold an 800 dollar-a-day work area for fifty bucks.  So the next week,  my friend called me and asked if I was back in and I asked him why.  And he said hell no.  He said that someone pulled up the line from the sand bar and drug the anchor out of the rocks and pulled it up on shore and ate every one of the catfish but not the heads the we're left in the corn field in a pile.  So after that, he quit the fishing job and never spoke of it again.”

Eric later reported the sighting to the BFRO (Bigfoot Field Research Organization) but there was no investigation conducted of the area. He would like to connect with others in the area who’ve had sightings and team up for some investigative work there.

Look for a follow up report on Eric's other sightings in the future.

****
DF


This Post By TCC Team Member Dorraine Fisher. Dorraine is a Professional Writer, a nature, wildlife and Bigfoot enthusiast who has written for many magazines. Dorraine conducts research, special interviews and more for The Crypto Crew. Get Dorraine's book The Book Of Blackthorne!




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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Reports of Wood Knocks And Rock Throwing

Bigfoot tree knock in 3...2...1

I have a couple of reports to share. They do not contain a lot of detail but one of them is a local area and an area that I have been in many times. The other is from Tennessee and not too far way from me. The activity described in the reports are thought by most researchers, to be normal behavior for Bigfoot.

Here is the TN

 - Start Report -
Name: Eric *******
Email Address: on file
State: Tennessee
County: blount
Date of Sighting: jan. 2014
Time of Day: 3:00pm
Nearest Town: Maryville
Length of Sighting: about five  to six seconds
How many Witnesses: one
Any Photos/Videos: no
Describe sighting in detail: Heard three distinct wood knocks about one hundred yards away while solo hiking out of the rabbit creek trail back to Abram's ranger station.
Map:  General map of area.
- End Report -
If anyone else has experienced possible Bigfoot activity in the Rabbit Creek trail area, then please contact us. 


Here is the Kentucky report. It comes from a friend of mine and from Bell County.

- Start Report -
Name: Burt (Not his real name)
State: Kentucky
County: Bell
Nearest Town: Pineville
Describe sighting in detail: We was cooking out at a Shelter at pine Mountain State Park at Around Dark. There was a Strange smell at first and then a rock hit the trees over From us.  And we heard breaking branches. We Loaded up and left. That's the truth, I've never told anyone.

That was 5 years ago, I won't go back up there and cook out after dark.  Man, it was Crazy. I never smelled that smell in my life or had a rock thrown at me While cooking out. I may be crazy but the woman  that was with me heard it too. It smelled kind of like a wet dog.

Map: General map of area

- End Report -

The one from KY is a place I go pretty often and a place where I have found some possible tree breaks and arches. This is also the general area where the now misplaced by the Smithsonian, bones were found. There were enough bones to construct about 4 or 5 skeletons. I featured some of this in my documentary film Bigfoot: The Evidence files. It's an interesting story that I know really happened.

If anyone has experienced Bigfoot type activity while in the Pine Mountain Park area, then please contact me.


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~Tom~





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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Talking Dog

a talkin' dog?
By reading the title of this post many people will quickly think about the numerous youtube videos where a dog is made to talk. But for me and maybe others around my age group, I quickly think about an episode of  The Andy Griffith Show titled "A man's best friend". In the episode Opie and his friend place a small walkie talkie under a dogs collar and "make it talk" to Goober. In the course of the show they or I should say the "Dog" makes Goober do silly things. It's a funny episode but not all stories about talking dogs are funny. In fact some are very serious and down right scary.

I'm sure almost everyone has heard of The Son of Sam murders. If not, here is a short over view.

 

David Richard Berkowitz, also known as the Son of Sam and the.44 Caliber Killer. He killed 6 people and wounded seven others. His murder spree started in July of 1976. He eluded the police and taunted them by leaving notes at the crime scenes promising more murders. One note read "I am a monster, I am the Son of Sam." Berkowitz was a pudgy overweight 24 year old postal worker who mostly targeted young attractive women with long dark hair for his victims.




Berkowitz was arrested in August of  1977, this is when things really got weird. He told fantastic tales of demons and get this, a talking dog. The dog was a black Labrador retriever named Harvey. According to Berkowitz, he had been commanded by Harvey (the dog) to commit murder. At this point it would be really easy just to say "the guy is a nut" and let it go, but Berkowitz had more to add to the talking dog story.

Berkowitz confessed as being the "Son of Sam" killer and offered a bizarre tale for his motivations.
He stated that "Sam" was an ancient demon that had possessed his neighbor Sam Carr. That Sam (Carr) was really a man who lived 6,000 years ago and that his dog (Harvey) had told him all of this and instructed him to kill. The dog also told him that Sam (Carr) was the Devil. 

Oddly enough, Berowitz refereed to himself as "Beelzebub" in a note left for the police, a name which most associate with The Devil. Berowitz, in prison, told stories of involvement with Satanic worship and the occult.

While some may just dismiss Berowitz's tales of Satanic cults, Demon possession and talking dogs. It should be noted that the movie The Exorcist was inspired by the actual 1949 exorcism case of Ronald Doe. Of course, this is not the boys real name but the case is well documented by Raymond Bishop, the attending priest.

Berowitz who remains in prison, was denied parole in 2014 but questions remain about his tales.
Was he, his neighbor and the dog all under or possessed by some evil, demonic spirit or did Berowitz just make it all up. The police did find Satanic writing on the walls of Berowitz apartment, but later in 1979, Berowitz, said it was all a hoax and he made it up. It seems some of his occult claims were made after the hoax confession.

Do you believe in Demonic possession?

As of 1987,Berowitz claims to be a born again christian. He is back up for parole in 2016 but like the other parole hearings, Berowitz, will most likely not attend. He does not want to be paroled and states he deserves to be in prison.

On  a side note, there is a book out that claims Hitler had or was trying to create a army of talking dogs, that could also read and write. The book is Amazing Dogs: A Cabinet of Canine Curiosities by Dr. Jan Bondeson

So there is your cup of weird for today, enjoy.

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~Tom~



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[Sources: Life Magazine, Wikipedia]



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Monday, February 16, 2015

UFOs Over Turkey


I know most of you may have already seen the Turkey UFO videos but for those who haven't it is possibly some of the best UFO footage every.

These UFOs were recorded between 2007-2009.  The Turkey UFOs were seen by dozens of residents in Kumburgaz, Turkey. The objects were witnessed over the sea and filmed from the beach.

I'm guessing some of these are misidentification but there are some that are really interesting.
One part of the clip was blown up and some report that you can actually see the aliens. Here is a enhanced still frame.

I have not studied this or researched it in any great detail but I still wanted to share the photos and the video below.  The writing is really small at the first of the video and I can't make it all out.


UFOs over Turkey

Over the years I have got away from serious UFO research. I did this once I was satisfied in my mind that I knew what they were and where they came from. I will not get into all of that because many are just not ready, and my never be, ready for this information. I seen a few talk about this and some are right on with their information.
 
With that said, I do from time to time dabble back in the UFO realm.
Enjoy the video, I don't know where it comes from originally, so I don't know who to really credit.

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Feed The Gods - Movie Review


Feed The Gods
Rated: Not Rated
Running Time: 85 minutes

Feed The Gods is an adventure/ horror film directed by Braden Croft.The film centers around two brothers who go searching for their biological parents after their guardian suffers a stroke and passes away. The two brothers are alerted to the possible whereabouts of their actual parents via a video tape. 

It just so happens the little town in which the bothers parents where living in has a history of Sasquatch sightings and activity. Once the brothers and a girlfriend arrive in the town they discover that the town is almost a ghost town. The town folks, what few of them there are, are really strange and weird acting.

This film was shot in Canada and as we all know, Canada has beautiful wilderness and a history of Bigfoot sightings. 

So far, it's sounding pretty good ...right? Well, the plotline is decent enough, the acting is decent enough, the location is spot on, the Sasquatch figure looks fair (Once you see it), but this movie just turns out to be a disappointment.

Once, again the Sasquatch are portrayed as murderous monsters but in this sleepy town they really have a lot of help. The movie is dark and rather slow moving but if you can stay interested to about half way the pieces start to fall together. It's still not enough to save the film but at least you get the bigger picture.

For Bigfoot fans, the film just does not focus on the Bigfoot element enough and you just do not get to see the Bigfoot until the movie is almost over. Even once you see the creature, it is very brief or blurred on purpose.

So with all that said, I just can not recommend this movie unless you are just really in a mood to watch a bad horror movie. I say, "Let the Gods go hungry."

Rating: 1 out of 5 Stars



Feed The Gods Official Trailer 1 (2014) - Horror Movie HD 


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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Bigfoot Photos and Reports from Maine

Photo by Jim Stanley
I was trolling around on the internet this morning like I normally do when I don't feel so great and ran across some pictures and reports from Maine. Let me be clear I do not own these photos and did not take them. I can't recall ever seeing theses photos before today, so I wanted to share them.

I'll tell you what little I know about the story and the photos. Jim Stanley is a logger from Maine, according to what I have read he had seen some Bigfoot in the area a few times. He took the above picture of the Bigfoot in the road back in 2013. There is another picture of it bending down and according to Jim, getting a drink of water.  Here is that photo:
Photo by Jim Stanley

According to the information I could find on this couple of photos, they were taken in North Maine Woods near Millinocket.  It is my understanding that Jim Stanley is now using game cams in this area to document the Bigfoot.

There are a few enhancements of these photos over on Squatchism.com . The figure does appear rather large, so head over there and check them out.

I also found out they have a facebook page. You can view it by Clicking Here







While digging for more info about the Stanley photos, I ran into another report and photo close to the same area. Again, I do not own this photo, I'm just sharing the story and images. The following photo was taken northwest of Millinocket.
Photo by Tim Pasanen


This photo was taken by Tim Pasanen. According to Tim the figure ran off after he took the picture. He took the photo with a cell phone back in 2013.

Tim's brother also works for Jim Stanley. Stanley had this to say "I know it was a squatch.  I’ve see two together within a mile from where this pic was taken..."



Again, I had not seen these reports or these photos before today, as far as I can remember.

You can read more about this report over at Mt-Katahdin.com











Here is a close up of the Tim Pasanen figure.

Now, I do not know if these particular reports and photos are real or not but I do know that some creditable researchers and reports have come from Maine. It also seems like a suitable habitat for a creature such as Bigfoot. There is also numerous reports from the joining state of  New Hampshire, some of which we have investigated. 

I would be interested in more information about the above pictures and reports. If you have anything to share please let us know.

Thanks
~Tom~

This post by Thomas Marcum, Thomas is the founder/leader of the cryptozoology and paranormal research organization known as The Crypto Crew. Over 20 years experience with research and investigation of unexplained activity, working with video and websites. A trained wild land firefighter and a published photographer, and poet.




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Friday, February 13, 2015

Exists - Movie Review


Exists
Rated: R
Running time: 81 minutes

Exists is a Bigfoot movie directed by Eduardo Sanchez. Some of you may remember Sanchez from the film The Blair Witch Project. I was not a big fan of The Blair Witch Project but do appreciate it for the marketing strategy. I ran a video store at the time Blair Witch came out and the marketing used portrayed the film as being real and it really hooked people.

Sanchez also directed one of my favorite movies, Altered. Altered was a rednecks find an alien film that was just fantastic in my eyes. I may do an in depth review of it as some point, but for now lets get back to the new film. 

With Exists the filming is very similar to Sanchez's earlier work in The Blair Witch Project. There are a lot of hand held video shots, shaky camera scenes and heavy use of GoPro cameras. But, the camera work is very effective in this film. Don't let the idea of the the shaky hand held shots put you off, this movie is filmed very well and this type of filming is a corner stone for Sanchez.

The plotline in Exists is pretty straight forward. A camping trip to an uncles cabin becomes a nightmare of terror from an unknown creature in the woods. Of course, this creature is none other than our beloved Bigfoot.

Some may be put off at the idea of a Bigfoot being a murderous monster, but there is a revenge element to the film. I will not get into this, as it would contain some spoilers and I don't want to ruin it for anyone.

The Bigfoot suit used in this film is top notch and may be one of the best in recent memory. There are a few scenes where I can see some clever trickster ripping it from the film and posting it to youtube as a personal sighting, so beware.

The film does an excellent job of building terror and suspense. There are a few "jumpy" parts that might make your heart skip a beat. That's always fun.

One thing, of the few, that I didn't like about the film was the Bigfoot howls. I don't think they represented the recordings I have heard or what others have described. But this is just a minor issue and most people will not even notice or think about it.  There is also some rock throwing that was pretty good and it made me think of the numerous reports and accounts I have heard and read about that included this Bigfoot behavior.

So in closing, I can recommend the film for anyone who has an interest in Bigfoot or just likes a good scary movie. Hats off to Sanchez for doing a fine job and beating my expectations. Also the DVD version I purchased has some great extra content, like deleted scenes and stuff, that I recommend you also watch.

Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars 



Exists - Official Trailer 1 (2014) - Eduardo Sánchez Horror Movie HD 
 
   
Thanks
~Tom~




This post by Thomas Marcum, Thomas is the founder/leader of the cryptozoology and paranormal research organization known as The Crypto Crew. Over 20 years experience with research and investigation of unexplained activity, working with video and websites. A trained wild land firefighter and a published photographer, and poet.



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