Tag Archives: John Keel

Mothman lives on, scares ten people per mile

While it’s been almost five years now since the world lost John Keel, his legacy apparently lives on. I just received the following from my friend Jeff. This is the work of his 8 year old son Sam. [If you’ve never read Keel’s The Mothman Prophecies, there’s no time like the present.]

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The Ullage Group Film Festival in Brooklyn on August 19

Later this month, my friend Doug Skinner will be screening “brief, rare, and unusual” films at a theater in Brooklyn. The event, entitled The Ullage Group Film Festival, Volume One, will take place the afternoon of Sunday, August 19, and will feature, among other things, seldom-seen animated shorts by the late Fortean researcher John Keel, […]

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Unflattering Mark Maynard

Here’s the end product of my hour-and-a-half long session with Reverend Aitor, who, by the way, was a really nice guy. As he’s from Toronto, we talked a lot about Degrassi Jr High. While certainly unflattering, it could have been worse… At least the Reverend chose to portray me as human, and not some hybrid […]

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RIP John Keel

John Keel, the legendary Fortean author of such books as “The Mothman Prophecies” and “Strange Creatures From Time and Space,” died last week in New York at the age of 79. As I only knew Keel second-hand, through my friend Doug, I don’t have much to offer in the way of a eulogy. As we’ve […]

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Something to watch while I’m writing: Demon with a Glass Hand

And it doesn’t really fit here, but I’d like to wish the great John Keel, author of “The Mothman Prophecies,” a happy belated 79th birthday. And, for what it’s worth, I love the name “Demon with a Glass Hand” for a band.

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