The Flatwoods Monster Put A West Virginia Town On The Map, After Scaring Local Kids (Cool Weird Awesome 1085)

Today in 1952, a group of people in Flatwoods, West Virginia encountered... something. The locals refer to it as, among other names, the Flatwoods Monster.

By |2023-09-12T08:48:50-04:00September 12, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Why People Watch For The Ogopogo When They’re In Canada (Cool Weird Awesome 547)

If you know the story of the Loch Ness Monster, the story of the Ogopogo in Canada's British Columbia might sound familiar. But there's a whole other side to this story that comes from the Okanagan/syilx people, who first lived in the area.

By |2024-06-01T09:26:44-04:00June 1, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Milicent Patrick Gave The Black Lagoon Its Creature (Cool Weird Awesome 480)

The woman who designed the Creature, Milicent Patrick, was almost forgotten, but film lovers and fans have been working to make sure her story is told.

By |2024-02-12T09:43:04-05:00February 12, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

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

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?

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

Wisconsin’s most fearsome folk monster has been in Harry Potter and tangled with the Scooby Gang, but the Hodag is beloved in the community of Rhinelander.

By |2024-05-30T08:56:23-04:00July 11, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |
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