Neil Arnold has had a passion for the stranger folklore since the age of nine. His main influence was an American movie called ‘The Legend of Boggy Creek’ about a hairy man-beast said to roam the river bottoms of Arkansas. Neil began to file reports of strange creatures locally and then across the world. As a teenager he became interested in Bigfoot, the Yeti, and other obscure monsters across the world.
Folklore researcher Neil Arnold described various urban legends, and what, if any, truth lies behind them. It's amazing how some stories can embed themselves into local communities and then be taken as fact the world over, even though they are completely made up, he commented. as fact the world over, even though they are completely made up, he commented. The fear factor or scariness of a story can increase its popularity as it's passed around at work or schools, sometimes even leading to panic or hysteria. First hour guest, tax change advocate Bill Spillane spoke on behalf of the 'FairTax' alternative, a national retail sales tax on new purchases that would replace the payroll tax and other taxes. ... More »Host: George Noory
In the first half, UFO researcher Richard Dolan reacted to the White House administration's formal statement on UFOs. Though their response was "sophomoric," this is the first time the White House has made a public policy statement on this topic-- in the past, they let the Air Force do it, he explained. In the latter half, folklore researcher Neil Arnold discussed mysterious creatures seen in London and the UK. There have been numerous sightings of 'big cats' around London, and while not native to the region, the lions, leopards, and panthers that are seen, might have originally been bought and sold there, and then released by their owners, he noted. ... More »Host: George Noory
In the first half of the show, researcher Neil Arnold shared stories of paranormal creatures and events in London. The city is steeped with tales of monsters and folkloric accounts, many that date back centuries. In the third hour, author Deena West Budd discussed various cryptozoological and unexplained creatures. Shadow People, dark amorphous entities, are particularly frightening because of the dread and fear they can instill in people, she noted. ... More »Host: George Noory
Folklore researcher Neil Arnold discussed his study of a surreal safari of monsters including winged humanoids, paranormal 'manimals,' hellhounds, Asian vampires, and other creatures. Last hour guests, author Jim Marrs and analyst Douglas Horne spoke about evidence for a government cover-up of medical evidence in the JFK assassination. ... More »Host: George Noory