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.

11 07, 2019

Rhinelander, Wisconsin Is America’s Hodag Headquarters (Cool Weird Awesome 81)

By |2019-08-09T13:11:57-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wisconsin’s most fearsome folk monster been in Harry Potter and tangled with the Scooby Gang, but the Hodag is beloved in the community of Rhinelander, where it's the high school team mascot and there are many Hodags to find around town.