May 14, 2022

Wendigos, Tengu, & Mothman! Oh My!

Wendigos, Tengu, & Mothman! Oh My!

Kevin and Jaime are back in the studio with special guest Briar to dive into the wonderful world of cryptids. Is Mothman trying to save the day? Are Tengu spirits to be tangled with? Where be the Wendigo? (Hopefully we never find out) Listen in for fantastic book recommendations and a podcast update!


Content Warnings: Adult Language

During this episode we discuss: 

Kevin and Jaime are back in the studio with special guest Briar to dive into the wonderful world of cryptids. Is Mothman trying to save the day? Are Tengu spirits to be tangled with? Where be the Wendigo? (Hopefully we never find out)

Their expertise in regards to Cryptids? None, until utilizing access to the internet (though Jaime did read a few books in school) 

Their qualifications to discuss the topic? Random life experience, caffeination during recording sessions, and utilizing ADHD superpowers of hyperfocus and rabbit hole chasing. 

Basically, anything they discuss? Don’t take their word for it - but they hope you enjoy the show!

Common Ground This Week:

Coffee: 

Jaime: Ceremony Coffee Roasters: Thesis 

Kevin: Fog Chaser Coffee, 2 lb. Bag | San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee & Tea Market 

Briar: Signature SELECT Coffee Ground Dark Roast Smooth Satin - 24.2 Oz - Safeway 

Creativity / Fun / Books / Etc: 

Black Clover Manga Online

Feral Creatures  

Ilona Andrews  

The Mothman Prophecies 

Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse 

Sources:

Oxford Dictionary: Oxford English Dictionary 

Merriam-Webster: Merriam-Webster 

Wendigo – Flesheater of the Forests – Legends of America

Wendigo - Wikipedia

Tengu | Myths and Folklore 

History student tells the story of the Mothman - Letters and Science

Mothman Museum

The Mothman Of West Virginia And The Terrifying True Story Behind It

Mothman | Cryptid Wiki

16 Cryptids That Might (Or Might Not) Exist | Mental Floss 

The deadliest bridge disaster in US history was caused by a tiny crack just three millimeters deep | by Matt Reimann | Timeline 

'Memories…' inside today's edition - The Point Pleasant Register 

Show us your common sense:

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