1 ) A man who had just moved to the Point Pleasant, West Virginia area for work claims he saw a creature jumping from tree to tree while driving along State Highway 2.  He pulled over and snapped some photos.  Although he doesn’t wish to be identified, he claims the photos are unaltered and since he’s new to the area, was unaware of the Mothman legend.  The photo is from a news story posted on Monday, 21 November 2016 by Charleston West Virginia’s WCHS TV Channel 8, the ABC affiliate in the area;  2) Author John A. Keel; 3) Zoologist Ivan T. Sanderson; 4) Author Brad Steiger; 5) Author Gray Barker.





As we approach our Thanksgiving holiday here in the United States, Astonishing Legends would like to thank our fantastic fans from all over the world with our final Part 4B of The Mothman series – the rest of the conclusions.  Not only did we think this would make a good bonus for our listeners, but an undivided Part 4 would’ve been, shall we say, monstrous.  Of all the things to be thankful for this holiday season, just remember that as weird as things are, they could always get weirder.  Happy Thanksgiving everybody!



Tonight’s Quote:

“I have adopted the concept of ‘Ultraterrestrials’ — beings and forces which coexist with us but are on another time frame; that is, they operate outside the limits of our space-time continuum yet have the ability to cross over into our reality.  This other world is not a place, however, as Mars or Andromeda are places, but it is a state of energy.” 

John A. Keel, The Mothman Prophecies


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Episode 054 – “Mothman Part 4B” Produced by Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess; Edited by Sarah Vorhees, Ryan McCullough Sound Design; Research Assistance by Tess Pfeifle and the astonishing League of Astonishing Researchers, a,k.a. The Astonishing Research Corps, or “A.R.C.” for short. Copyright 2016 Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess. All Rights Reserved.