Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Horror Society Reports on SOS


Society of the Supernatural is back in the news again. This time from our extensive investigations of the haunted Bellaire House in Bellaire, Ohio.

Website "Horror Society" is reporting on the strange thermal anomaly we captured during one of our investigations of the home. Check out the story, and the clip, at the link below.



https://www.horrorsociety.com/2017/06/14/paranormal-investigators-society-supernatural-capture-anomaly-bellaire-house/


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Gasp Menagerie

The Gasp Menagerie is reporting on the recent evidence that the Society of the Supernatural gathered during our investigation of the Ripley's Believe it or Not in Panama City, Florida.



Giant Frog Encounter in Loch Ness

In one of those curious synchronicities that often seem to occur when delving into strange topics, several weird cryptid encounters involving frogs, frog-people and giant frogs have crossed my radar since I was in Loveland, Ohio.

For those not familiar with it, the town was the location for the famous "Loveland Frogman" sightings. The incidents were discussed in a previous post and on a video by Society of the Supernatural:

http://twocrowsparanormal.blogspot.com/2017/06/loveland-frogman.html

But there are other cases of strange frog creatures here and there. I just picked up Nick Redfern's new book on the Loch Ness monster, (a title I'll be writing a full review for soon) and low and behold there's a curious incident about a giant frog in the famous loch.

The incident was described years after it occurred and was published in the "Northern Chronicle." The tale involves one Duncan MacDonald who came face to face with the with the bizarre creature. According to Nick's recounting of the tale:

"It was his [MacDonald's] task to take a dip into Loch Ness, at Johnnies Point, and examine a ship that had sunk in the entrance to the Caledonian Canal at Fort Augustus. MacDonald was confronted by something far stranger than a sunken ship. After being lowered to a depth of around thirty feet, he suddenly raced for the surface, practically screaming to his friends to haul him aboard their vessel.

It was several days before MacDonald could bring himself to confide in the rest of the crew what he had seen. It was nothing less than a frog-like creature, perched on a rock shelf, and which was around the size of a fully-grown goat. The beady-eyed monster and the terrified diver even locked eyes on each other, until MacDonald, momentarily paralyzed with fear, managed to swim for safety and reached the surface. Thankfully, the monster-sized frog--or whatever it was--did not pursue him."


Monday, June 12, 2017

Loveland Frogman

By far, one of the strangest cases in the chronicles of cryptozoology is the story of the Loveland Frogman, or, more properly "frogmen."

Loveland, Ohio is a town of about 12,000 people. It's in the southwestern portion of the state and is northeast of Cincinnati. The town was once a busy railroad stop and it straddles the Little Miami River.

The first incident occurred in 1955 when a trio of the creatures were spotted standing by the side of the road. They were described as humanoid frogs standing four feet tall.

What really added weight to the legend was an encounter in 1972. In this case, a police officer spotted the odd creature. The officer saw the frogman clearly illuminated in his patrol car's headlights and watched as it climbed over a guardrail and headed down to the Little Miami River.

During our travels a couple of months ago, Society of the Supernatural made a stop in Loveland and went to the site of the famous encounters as part of our Local Legends series.

Check out the video for more of the tale of the Loveland Frogman:




Thursday, June 8, 2017

Operation Save the Bellaire House

Society of the Supernatural made a special guest appearance on Paranormal Zone TV tonight in an effort to help bring attention to "Operation Save the Bellaire House."

Check out the show for a few snippets on some of the things we've uncovered during investigations of this haunted home, plus, homeowner Kristen Lee discusses some of the home's history.

Learn more about the campaign to save the haunted Bellaire House in Bellaire, Ohio:





Sunday, June 4, 2017

Project Blue Book Series

Back in the late 70's, NBC television aired two seasons of "Project U.F.O." The show was created by Jack Webb, famous for his role as Joe Friday on Dragnet. Webb's show was loosely based on the Air Force's Project Blue Book.

Now, Robert Zemeckis is headed to the History Channel with a new UFO investigation series titled "Blue Book." A scripted show based on, you guessed it, the government's Project Blue Book.

The actual Project Blue Book was open from 1952 through 1970 and Zemeckis says the show will follow investigations from the time periods of the actual investigations. The show will follow Dr. J. Allen Hynek, lead investigator for the real Blue Book and actual case files from the project will be used as basis for the stories. Ten episodes have been ordered. According to network president Paul Buccieri:

"Blue Book is inspired by the true covert events of an era in American history shrouded in mystery. Robert Zemeckis and the creative team have shaped an incredibly compelling narrative, building upon History's unique, growing brand of fact-based scripted programming."

The original show ran from 1978-1979. It was never re-aired due to a rights dispute.

No release date has been announced for the new series.

Cast shot from NBC's original Project UFO



Saturday, June 3, 2017

Ripley's SLS Capture

Ripley's Believe it or Not in Panama City, Florida was a hotbed of paranormal activity when we investigated it.

Disembodied voices, phantom footsteps, intelligent responses on a range of equipment, the list went on and on. But perhaps the most compelling piece of evidence was a capture on the SLS camera.

While in the tribal area, we were examining an African Executioner's Table. This hand carved piece was used for beheadings and the wood on top appears to still be stained with blood.

Amazingly, the SLS camera captured a figure as it manifested. It dropped down and laid its torso on the table and, as we watched, the head vanished.

Check out the amazing footage here: