A Gnome By Any Other Name

My paternal grandmother was born in a rural area of Sweden in 1891, and when I was a boy she told me stories of the Tomten, small beings that took the appearance of old, bearded men. The Tomten were no more than 3 feet tall and wore pointed hats, which we’ve of course come to associate with gnomes and similar creatures. Grandma insisted they were real. Did she really see these little guys, or was she drinking too much glogg? Read on and find out!

Abominable Snowman on MonsterQuest

This Sunday, October 25 at 9 PM EST, the History Channel’s popular MonsterQuest will air their long-awaited episode about Adam Davies’ and Dr. Ian Redmond’s journey to the Himalayas in search of the Abomidable Snowman. I was in touch with Adam recently and hope to speak with him soon about his Himalayan expedition, as well as his recent Sumatran expedition in search of the elusive Orang Pendek.

My Mother, Anne

Anne Joyce (nee Sciortino) Carlson, 1927 - 2009

My mother was the greatest influence in my life, and was a wonderful human being. She was also known as a gifted intuitive who frequently had highly accurate premonitions and precognitive dreams. My mom’s experiences were one of the primary reasons why I’ve had an interest in the unknown. Read more about her experiences here.

Bigfoot in New Jersey

Big Red Eye, NJ Bigfoot

In June of this year I emailed famed West Coast psychic Nancy Bradley (www.nancybradley.org) after reading a very interesting account of a Bigfoot encounter that she had as a girl while vacationing at her family’s summer cabin in Lake Owassa, NJ. For those of you who are unfamiliar with New Jersey, or who’s only familiarity … Read more