There's a park in Denver that is home to some macabre legends - and some of those legends are based in fact! Matt Baxter joins us to talk of the strange and macabre history of Cheesman Park.
[Warning this episode does contain numerous references to the disposition, disarticulation, and desecration of the dead.]
Victorian thoughts on burial
The Changeling (discussed via MTLive)
The history of Cheesman Park
Denver area park vandalism in news
What is Bentonite?
Stories about "haunted Cheesman park" (note how many are dated to October)
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Blake and Karen discuss The Secret History of Bigfoot by John O'Connor.
The Secret History of Bigfoot (affiliate link)
NYT Book Review
Trey the Explainer on Bigfoot and Indigenous Culture (YouTube)
Michael Barkun's Culture of Conspiracy (affiliate link)
Spokane Washington Public Library reading...
There are lots of things to read about this on the Internet and you will not find a definitive answer, I'm afraid. My conclusions are based on parsimony not on explicit proof. Besides, we all know how hard it is to prove a negative. It's a complex topic with many black-box elements and those tend...
A lighthearted discussion of the cryptids of Connecticut with the author and illustrator of
Connecticut Cryptids: A Field Guide to the Weird & Wonderful Creatures of the Nutmeg State, Patrick Scalisi and Valerie Ruby-Omen.
Patrick's Amazon Author's Page (affiliate link)