26 06, 2020

The‌ ‌Big‌ ‌Muddy‌ ‌Monster‌ ‌Ran‌ ‌Wild‌ ‌In‌ ‌Murphysboro‌ ‌(Cool‌ ‌Weird‌ ‌Awesome‌ ‌329)‌ ‌

By |2020-06-26T09:18:21-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

On this day in 1973, a couple in Murphysboro, Illinois reported seeing a tall, hairy, extremely smelly creature that over time became known as The Big Muddy Monster. But what the heck was it? Plus: today is the anniversary of Elvis Presley's final concert. And yes, there's a historic marker on the site.

5 07, 2019

We Have A Lot Of UFO Historical Markers Now (Cool Weird Awesome 77)

By |2019-07-05T09:57:52-04:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

It’s day one of the Roswell UFO Festival in New Mexico. Whatever happened there in 1947, the incident put Roswell on the map - and other towns that have their own UFO stories have been increasingly playing up those stories, including through historic markers.