Mothman newspaper illustration
Cryptids & Monsters

Is the Mothman an Omen of Coming Disaster?

August 17, 2018 Erik Rowton

America has a long history of sightings of winged humanoid creatures. In 1877, newspapers reported that one such monster was frequenting Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, performing aerial acrobatics for an astonished audience. These […]

The Nain Rouge of Detroit
Cryptids & Monsters

A Red Omen: The Nain Rouge of Detroit

August 16, 2018 Laura Rowton

In Detroit there is said to exist a creature which presages misfortune. This harbinger of doom is known as the Nain Rouge – the red dwarf. A book published in 1883 described the creature as […]