The world is more mysterious than most people are comfortable imagining. We cross paths with the mystical from time to time and may not even notice it. If we do, we quickly return to our usually mundane daily existence. But what if we not only acknowledged the unknown, we investigated it and spoke with those in the know? That’s what co-hosts Scott & Forrest, and their producer Tess Pfeifle do at Astonishing Legends. With the power of the well-vetted Astonishing Research Corps, they have acce ...
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Gene and Randall present the return of skeptical paranormal researcher Benjamin Radford, an editor for Skeptical Inquirer, and author of a dozen books that include “Tracking the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in Fact, Fiction, and Folklore.” During this interview, Ben reveals the origin of what he regards as the Chupacabra myth. He also focuses on the Naval gun camera photos that have received lots of mainstream press coverage and other topics. Ben received a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of New Mexico and a masters in education from the University of Buffalo. He is a member of the American Folklore Society, the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club and the American College of Forensic Examiners International. He has written over a thousand articles on a wide variety of topics, including urban legends, the paranormal, critical thinking, and media literacy.