The Librarian

The Librarian
What are cryptids? In matters of the monstrum, a species capable of assuming the form of a humanoid or animal, naturally preying on humans; mimicking moral and social behavior as not to be discovered. Perhaps a doctor, butcher or school principle; these creatures masquerade as persons while seeking out human game for food and sport.

Mysterious Sea Creature Appears on Australian Beach

Creatures wash up on beaches around the world all of the time but the recently photographed animal on Make Macquarie in New South Wales has even marine experts confused. At first glance, the long, thin creature appears a strange cross between dolphin and crocodile; its mouth lined with razor sharp teeth. Like clockwork, detractors claimed the footage was edited while …

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Legendary Thunderbird May Be Flying Again In Pennsylvania

If abduction by aliens or running into Bigfoot wasn’t bad enough, now we need to watch the skies for a giant bird that snatches people from the ground. According to a report, a gigantic bird was spotted around Pennsylvania, once more raising the prospect that the legendary Thunderbird may be flying across North American once again. The report surfaced in …

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Amphibious Humanoids Spotted off English Coast

When a 26-year-old man went for a walk on the Brighton seafront one evening, he might have expected to see a few daring swimmers or surfers, perhaps some teenagers on the beach. What he didn’t expect to see were three amphibious humanoids, but this was exactly what he reported to Cryptozoology News. The man, who described himself as a Judokan …

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The Night Class, Part 16

Which brings us, more or less, to now. I promised that I would tell you everything, and this is the best I can do. I’m sorry I can’t explain myself face-to-face but, like I said at the beginning, this might be my only chance to explain at all. I’m giving this story to you, Jenna and Miranda, because you’ve seen …

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Dogman Encounters Reported In Southern California Foothills

The generalized cryptid category referred to as the “dogman”, thought to be a type of werewolf, is usually associated with Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. But a 2009 report we discovered suggests dogman encounters have a far bigger range than previous thought. The multiple Southern California dogman encounters were first reported on a now defunct website by two men in Redlands, California, about …

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Andrade – O Vampiro de Niteroi

Rio de Janeiro, images of pristine beaches, relaxation, and a bustling nightlife. However, just as anywhere else in the world, what would otherwise be the dream get away location isn’t immune to the darkness lurking around every corner. Marcelo Costa de Andrade became that darkness in 1991, as he culminated a life of sexual abuse and self-prostitution into a murderous …

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The Night Class, Part 15

I hadn’t been behind the wheel of a car since high school. I’d been afraid of cars my whole adult life, since the accident that hospitalized me for six weeks and stuck the fact of vampires deep in my brain like a festering cyst. I’d been afraid of a lot of things since then. Like now, I was afraid of …

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Fourteen Gifts For Your Vampire Lover

We've compiled a list of fourteen gifts for your vampire lover with suggestions ranging from the tame to the deliciously terrifying.

Vampire enthusiast or perhaps dating a vampire? I feel your pain – literally. Here’s an all too familiar dilemma, you’re searching for something unique for that special, pale darling in your life. Another cosplay makeup kit or director’s cut box set about glittery neck bitters would certainly earn you a night on the couch – or worse. No worries, you’re …

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Rewatching Dead: Season 6, February – Moving Up the Hierarchy of Needs

After The Walking Dead’s gory return this February we had two much-needed “breather” episodes. And as much as the audience needed a breather after a half season that managed to be both relentless and plodding, Rick and company have needed one even more. Now they’ve found time to plant crops, plan for babies, repair damaged relationships and build new ones—we’ve …

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A Warewolf by Any Other Name Would Still Bite Just As Hard

Yes, warewolf and no, I’m not drunk – yet. There just so happens to be more than one word (misspelled or not) conjuring up images of half-human monstrum masquerading as ordinary folks by day and transforming into wolves under the night’s moon. Whether you conceptualize werewolves as bipedal humanoids or fancy them as completely transformed wolves, the origin and use …

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