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Tuesday, January 03, 2023

2nd UPRIGHT DOGMAN Report From San Bernardino County, CA

A San Bernardino, CA resident recalls a sighting of a cryptid canine in the area near his home. This is a follow-up to a recent post. He also mentioned a conversation he had with a Serrano native.

I recently received the following report in response to UPRIGHT DOGMAN Twice Encountered By San Bernardino County Realtor!

"I just read about the realtor that saw the werewolf in San Bernardino County, CA. I saw a Dogman in the North Verdemont area of Devore, CA in 1998. I grew up there and I personally know others who have seen the same creature in the same general area. It's not a hoax. Anyone who lived in that area for a long time could tell you that they either experienced or heard stories of strange things roaming around the wilderness. At that time, it was still very rural and undeveloped.

I had a conversation with a native man from the San Manuel Tribal Band of Mission Indians (Yuhaaviatam clan of Maara'yam - Serrano Peoples). He told me that he believed it may have been a medicine man from his tribe and that we were lucky to have ever seen the creature, as many of their people have only ever heard stories and never seen one for themselves.

I was 13 or 14 years old at the time. That night, my band had played a 'battle of the bands show' at the Showcase Theater in Corona. When we came home from the show, I went to the side of the house, near a shed, to take a piss and smoke a cigarette butt that I had stashed. I looked out into the field and gazed upon the trees and familiar scenery that I have known my whole life. I know the landscape perfectly. But one thing was out of place and at first, I couldn't tell what it was I was seeing. What I saw was what appeared at first to be a man walking, then running through the field on the side of my parent's house, in the early AM hours. Maybe 1 or 2 AM. This was extremely out of the ordinary, for the time and place, no one would ever be out there. Its movement didn't look normal. Its legs were funny. Then I noticed it had the head of a dog. Like a coyote or a german shepherd. I was heading north towards the mountains with the strangest movements. I can't describe it. It just didn't look natural. Eventually, it was out of my view. I can't remember if I heard any sound from it running. It was far enough away that I don't recall how it sounded. I just can't forget how strange it looked while it was running. Or galloping. Not sure there's a word to describe its movement.

Well, that's my story, exactly how it happened. So I absolutely believe the realtor." PS

NOTE: The Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research team plans to follow up with these and other sightings in the area. The native Serrano theory is intriguing. I will contact the tribe in order to find out more. Just wondering if it was similar to a Skinwalker in the Navajo tradition? Lon

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Welcome to Phantoms & Monsters 'Personal Reports' - cryptid & unexplained accounts directly from the archives of Phantoms & Monsters, and the Phantoms & Monster Fortean Research team. Narrated by Lon Strickler. Join us in the chat, discuss, and ask me questions about the accounts.

Featured in this edition:

A Morea, Pennsylvania resident reports a recent sighting of an 8+ foot tall black upright canine observed by their sister and son. The witnesses state that the beast howled as it crossed the road in front of them.

Also, In the late 18th century, the Pennsylvania Dutch started to settle on the other side of the Mason-Dixon Line in Carroll, Frederick & Washington Counties. Not long after setting down their new roots, tales of the Hexenwolf started to circulate. The description of this beast was similar to the Dwayyo, 'a mammalian biped with features similar to a wolf, but the stance and stature of a human.'

During the last Personal Reports show, there were several requests that I recount my personal Bigfoot encounter. I will describe the incident in detail and answer all questions.

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In this episode of 'V' host, Vincent Richardson welcomes paranormal researchers, investigators, & authors William Nighthawk & Dennis Carroll to the show. We hope to see you in the chat. Please like, subscribe, and comment.

William Nighthawk is a Wicasa Wakan ordained minister for Native American Indian and Metis people. A veteran and 32-degree Scottish Rite Free Mason with over 35 years of paranormal and cryptid creatures research and investigation. He was raised by a dark black witch parent and has lived in both worlds surviving two near-death experiences. William Nighthawk is the founder and owner of Nighthawk High Strangeness podcast channel.

Dennis W. Carroll has 55+ years in the field of study and investigation pertaining to the paranormal and the supernatural, with many personal paranormal experiences. He is a researcher and Investigator of the occult and the supernatural. He also is a scholar of the Bible, Religion, and Demonology. Dennis is a well-known authority on Folklore, Legends, Superstitions, Cryptozoology, and The Occult. He is a published Writer/Author and is currently at work on a series of adventure novels based on supernatural events. He is a speaker and does lectures and presentations on culture, folklore, myths, and legends as well as all things pertaining to the supernatural. Dennis is a Certified Paranormal Investigator (CPI). Supernaturalist, Scholar, Explorer, Legend Hunter, UFO Researcher, Author, Folklore/Historian and Demonology Consultant.

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In this episode of Phantoms & Monsters Radio, we welcome 'Tales From the Dark' Podcast hosts Bob Hicks & Brittani Clark. Please like, subscribe, and comment.

Bob & Brittani started the 'Tales From The Dark' podcast in December of 2020 where they cover all things weird! From Bigfoot and aliens to ghosts and conspiracy theories -  nothing is off-limits for our show.

Bob has been investigating the paranormal for the past 15 years and Brittani is a practicing witch and ufologist. Brittani also hosts the 'Tales From The Dark' true crime podcast where she covers the other side of horror by diving into one specific subject per season. The first season of "Black Widow Killers" is out now! 

They are also working on a documentary that will be out by the end of this year where they investigated a haunted infirmary and caught what they both believe to be some of the most convincing paranormal evidence they have ever seen.

The podcast can be found at

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A Paranormal Life welcomes Max Hawthorne, who is an author, cryptid researcher, & screenwriter. Bernadette McDaniel (Host)

Max Hawthorne is an American author and screenwriter. Referred to as the “Prince of Paleo-fiction”, he is best known for his Kronos Rising series of sci-fi suspense thrillers, which have garnered both Book of the Year and People’s Choice awards. He is the Amazon #1 bestselling author of the cryptid research book, Monsters & Marine Mysteries, as well as Memoirs of a Gym Rat, an outrageous exposé of the health club industry, and the children’s book I Want a Tyrannosaurus for Christmas. His song, A Tyrannosaurus For Christmas, peaked at #2 on the 2021 World Indie Charts. He has been interviewed by both The Washington Post and Fangoria magazine and has appeared on QVC, Spaced Out Radio, Coast-to-Coast AM, and in A Tribe Called Quest’s rap video, I Left My Wallet in El Segundo.

Max was born in Brooklyn and attended school in Philadelphia, where he graduated from the University of the Arts. In addition to being a bestselling novelist, he is a singer/songwriter, avocational paleontologist, cryptid researcher, IGFA world-record-holding angler, and a Voting Member of the Author’s Guild. Max is an avid sportsman and conservationist. His hobbies include archery, fishing, boating, boxing, and collecting fossils and antiquities. He lives in the Greater Northeast with his wife, daughter, and a pair of enormous Siberian Forest Cats who, when they’re not stalking Max’s toes, sleep on his desk as he writes.

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We are asking the worldwide public to come forward with your sightings & encounters. Contact us by email - Thanks. Lon

Have you had a sighting of a winged humanoid or huge bat-like creature in the Chicago, Illinois metro area / Lake Michigan region? The entity has also been referred to as the 'Chicago Mothman', 'Chicago Owlman' & 'O'Hare Mothman.' - Chicago / Lake Michigan Winged Humanoid Regional Interactive Map - Please feel free to contact me at - your anonymity is guaranteed. Our investigative group is conducting a serious examination of his phenomenon. We are merely seeking the truth and wish to determine what eyewitnesses have been encountering. Your cooperation is truly appreciated.





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