Cryptid Campfire

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Cryptid Campfire is a podcast that explores the strange and unusual creatures that lurk in the shadows. From Bigfoot to Chupacabras we gather around a virtual campfire every week to talk about the beasts and monsters that share our planet.

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228. Easter Hares and Wolpertingers

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In this episode we dive deep into the history of Easter (fashionably late of course) and get down to brass tax on what a wolpertinger is and where green eggs and ham come from! And don’t forget to get your tickets to Monsterfest 2 where Cryptid…

227. Squatchin with Mike Familant

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In this exciting episode, Eli and Jasmine talk with Mike Familant, a Sasquatch researcher and filmmaker who hosts a YouTube Series called In the Shadow of Big Red Eye. They cover everything from Mike’s original experience to his multi state tour for…

226. Hanging with Heather Moser

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In this special edition of Cryptid Campfire, we talk to Small Town Monsters producer Heather Moser. Heather, also known as the Pagan Historian, hosts her own podcast, called The Lore You Know, as well as balancing many duties at Small Town Monsters….

225. Musty Mammoths

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Everyone’s favorite hairy elephants are said to be roaming around the Yukon and Siberia, but is there any truth to these claims? Join Eli, Alex and Jasmine as they address the elephant in the room in the first episode of 2024!

224. A Very Special Toddcast

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In this special Cryptid Campfire interview, Eli chronicles Todd Hale’s meteoric rise to fame in the Sasquatch world. We also dive into some of his work and theories on to what the habits of the Sasquatch creature are, and his interet in Southern…

223. Highway Hibagon – The Japanese Bigfoot

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In the mountains of Japan there lurks a creature that resembles the North American Sasquatch. Often referred to as the Hibagon, this supposed hominid stands at about five feet tall and scares unwitting farmers who happen across it. Sometimes called…

222. Halloween Talk

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Join the Campfire for a relaxed discussion about various different monsters of folklore, the real life inspirations behind the groundbreaking Frankenstein story and some of their favorite spooky movies! Live, laugh and love with us this Halloween season!

221. The Pigman of Northfield

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Deep within the state of Vermont stalks the Pigman of Northfield! Some say its the body of teenager Sam Harris who mysteriously vanished before Halloween in 1951, while others insist its something… else. Over seas, a similar creature stalks the…

220. The Minnesota Iceman

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In the late 1960’s carnival goers across the United States had a chance to see something incredible… a creature frozen in a block of ice! Could it be evidence of a living Neanderthal or even a Sasquatch? The strange saga of the Minnesota Iceman…

219. The Gentle Grafton Monster

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In summer of 1964, reporter Robert Cockrell witnessed something he could not explain while on his drive back home. A huge 9 foot tall creature with white skin and no head lurked by the side of the road. This was the beginning of a frenzy that overtook…

218. The Dogman Triangle with Aaron Deese

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Aaron Deese is an author and host of the podcast Hey Strangeness. Aaron compiled research on the dogman phenomenon in Texas and discovered a triangular pattern over the center of the state. This research was developed into a manuscript titled The…

217. The Brackish Beast of Gevaudan

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The Beast of Gevaudan is one of the classics of real werewolf stories. From murdering dozens of peasants in the countryside of France, to its paranormal powers of disappearing into the mist and defying death, it’s no wonder many thought it was sent…

216. Campfire Sendoff

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In this closing episode of Cryptid Campfire, Alex, Eli and Jasmine share some of their favorite episodes and create epic cryptid coliseum battles that close out the fictional storyline. They also share a heartfelt thank you to the Paranormal Network…

215. Falkville Metal Man

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In 1973, Chief of Police Jeff Greenhaw received a call about a crashed UFO on a local property in Falkville, Alabama. He responded to the call and met a strange humanoid covered in a metallic suit, and managed to take photos of it as well.

214. Chupacabra vs the Alamo

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Chupacabra vs the Alamo is a horror action movie starring Eric Estrada as a tough cop who is the last line of defense against an invasion of Chupacabras.

213. Wiggly Wampus Cat

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The Campfire visits the region of Appalachia, the home of the six legged Wampus Cat. Once a beautiful Cherokee maid, some say the Wampus Cat is a defender of the region while others say it is out to eat those whoever crosses its path. 

212. Tall Tales #32 Butterfly People of Missouri

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In 2011, the city of Joplin Missouri was rattled by a devastating tornado. But once the winds were gone, reports of the butterfly people all witnessed by children began emerging. It is a strange saga of hope in a hopeless time, and Andy Matzke joins…

211. Chambers Creature

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In a small town in Ohio, is said to reside the Chambers Creature! A hippo like entity that glows green and terrorizes citizens. Starting in the late 80s and moving towards present day, what exactly is this creature? An escaped hippo or some kind of…

210. Ropen Revisited!

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In this week’s exciting episode, Karac joins the Campfire once again to share some updated information on the ongoing Ropen case and shocking revelations of Jonathan Whitcomb that raises questions on just what is flying in the skies of Papua New Guinea!

209. Tall Tales #31 Giant Spiders

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Eli teams up with Karac St. Laurent to discuss SPIDERS! That’s right folks, spiders of enormous size have been reported from all over the globe on every major continent except Antarctica. They could be living anywhere, including your own backyard!…