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Half a century ago, Belgian Zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans first codified cryptozoology in his book On the Track of Unknown Animals.

The Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) are still on the track, and have been since 1992. But as if chasing unknown animals wasn't enough, we are involved in education, conservation, and good old-fashioned natural history! We already have three journals, the largest cryptozoological publishing house in the world, CFZtv, and the largest cryptozoological conference in the English-speaking world, but in January 2009 someone suggested that we started a daily online magazine! The CFZ bloggo is a collaborative effort by a coalition of members, friends, and supporters of the CFZ, and covers all the subjects with which we deal, with a smattering of music, high strangeness and surreal humour to make up the mix.

It is edited by CFZ Director Jon Downes, and subbed by the lovely Lizzy Bitakara'mire (formerly Clancy), scourge of improper syntax. The daily newsblog is edited by Corinna Downes, head administratrix of the CFZ, and the indexing is done by Lee Canty and Kathy Imbriani. There is regular news from the CFZ Mystery Cat study group, and regular fortean bird news from 'The Watcher of the Skies'. Regular bloggers include Dr Karl Shuker, Dale Drinnon, Richard Muirhead and Richard Freeman.The CFZ bloggo is updated daily, and there's nothing quite like it anywhere else. Come and join us...

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

THE LAST WEEK AT THE CFZ-USA BLOG

CFZ-USA


  • WEIRD ENCOUNTER IN FOREST
  • ENCOUNTER WITH JERSEY DEVIL
  • IS THIS A VIDEO OF A MAMMOTH?
  • HYBRID OF BIGFOOT AND WOLF
  • BIZARRE CREATURE CROSSES ROAD
  • WHITE BIGFOOT
  • ENGLISH POINT BIGFOOT
  • NEW FROG DISCOVERED IN INDIA
  • NEW SPECIES OF FROG DISCOVERED
  • ISSITÔQ - ANTIDEPRESSANT BEING
  • SIX NEW SPECIES OF CATFISH
  • PERU'S MYSTERY MAMMALS
  • HAS YOWIE BEEN CAUGHT ON FILM?
  • THUNDERBIRD OVER OKLAHOMA
  • CANOER RESCUED BY BIGFOOT
  • GIANT SKELETON FOUND
  • WINGED HUMANOID IN CANOGA PARK
  • BIGFOOT IN WEST VIRGINIA
  • LIONS IN AMERICA
  • PYGMY ELEPHANT
  • GREEN PIG
  • ALLIGATOR-HUMAN HYBRIDS
  • LETHIFOLD - THE SHADOW CLOAK
  • INTULO - REPTILIAN PRIMATE
  • BIGFOOT SEEN MATING
  • JUVENILE BIGFOOT IN TREE
  • IS THE RI REALLY A DUGONG?
  • YOWIE - A GENERAL SURVEY
  • SHELBY COUNTY BIGFOOT PARANORMAL CONVENTION
  • WORLD INSECT POPULATION DECLINING
  • DARKWINGED HUMANOID IN MICHIGAN
  • ALIEN-HUMAN HYBRIDS
  • SHUNKA WARAK'IN - WHAT IS IT?
  • ONE-ARMED BIGFOOT
  • TIGER IN BUILDING IN HOUSTON
  • STRANGE FIGURE IN WOODS


  • CHASED THROUGH THE WOODS
  • THE HOPPO HENNO

    The Gonzo Daily - Sunday
    And for no real reason Sunday's notifications are done in rhyme
     
    It's Sunday so again its time
    to do the daily blogs in rhyme:
     
    I never expect it to be that much ofa fun day,
    but today it feels like Kafka storyboarded my Sunday,
    just updating my creditcard info on paypal,
    was more difficult than using a toy fishing net to catch a narwhal!
    things got heated, tempers got frayed,
    and all so 99p could get paid,
    so I could download something for a fatuous game,
    I wish things could be reasonable and roughly stay the same,
    but Lady Selene is kicking down the door,
    and I really cannot come with much more.
     
    Honest.
     
    Slainte
     
    ALL TODAY'S GONZO NEWS WOT'S FIT TO PRINT:
     
    JON ANDERSON IN CONVERSATION
    THE GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: OM Chanting @417 Hz | ...
    THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem
    Gonzo Weekly #325/6
    Hunter S. Thompson - Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride...
     
    OTHER IMPORTANT STUFF FROM THE GONZOVERSE:
     
    For those of you who are interested in such things, the Gonzo Privacy Policy is here:
     
    And the CFZ Privacy Policy is here:
    And, yes,
     
    CHECK OUT THE GONZO STORES:
     
    UK
    US
     
    AND OTHER STUFF FEATURING VARIOUS GONZO CONTRIBUTORS:
     
    Our webTV show:
     
    And if you fancy supporting it on Patreon:
     
    And by the way chaps and chappesses, a trip to the Jon Downes megastore may seem to be in order:
     
    AND THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE GONZO MAGAZINE:
     
    Gonzo Weekly #325/6
    THE GONZO ISSUE
     
    In this week's tremendously Gonzo issue of Gonzo, Alan goes back in time to investigate the Gonzoid beginnings of Gonzo as a genre, we welcome a new columnist (a famous film director, no less) but when we put him on a desert island he tells us all sorts of things that we weren't expecting, Carl and Geordie go in search of lost horror movies, Jon rants about the Pet Shop Boys and Robert Anton Wilson, and Graham brings us up to date with Hawkwind. And there is oodles more...
     
    Hail Eris!
     
    And there are radio shows from Mack Maloney and Friday Night Progressive BUT Strange Fruit is on hiatus due to technical issues AND there are columns from Kev Rowland, and C J Stone, BUT Neil Nixon, Roy Weard Mr Biffo, and the irrepressible Corinna are on hiatus.  There is also a collection of more news, reviews, views, interviews and rock wallabies who've blown a fuse (OK, nothing to do with the relatively small macropods who are having electrical problems, but I got carried away with things that rhymed with OOOOS) than you can shake a stick at. And the best part is IT's ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!
     
    This issue features:
     
    Pet Shop Boys, Egg Gang, James Brown, Jon Anderson, Richard Wright, ELP, The Clash, KLF, Michael Jackson, George Harrison, Liz Lenten, Richard Freeman, Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, Atte Toikka, Bruce Kendall Corbitt, Jacqueline Steiner, Ingo Bischof, Yoskar "El Prabu" Sarante, Joseph “Pepe” William Feliciano Smith, Paul Gene Whaley, James Edward Ingram, Sanford Sylvan, Air Commodore Dame Felicity Barbara Hill, DBE, Harold Ray Bradley (aka TicTac), Johnny Lion (aka John van Leeuwarden), Harris Tapio Marstio, Clive Walter Swift, Job Seda, Alex Brown, Bill Sims Jr., Tim Landers, Peter Paul Posa MNZM, Kirill Aleksandrovich Tolmatsky (aka Detsl), Michael David Ledbetter, Giampiero Artegiani, Blaine Cameron Johnson, Albert Finney Jr., Kyle Yorlets, Phil Western, Guy Webster, Olli Lindholm, Joe Hardy,  The Fall, Tony Palmer, Chad Mitchell Trio, Deviants ixvi, Mick Farren, Alan Dearling, Hunter S. Thompson, gonzo-writing, Tony Klinger, Kev Rowland, Crying Steel, Darrel Treece-Birch, Delusion Squared, Dimmu Borgir, Disen Gage, Dark Matters, Carl Marshall, Geordie Jackson, Lost Horror Films, C J Stone, Hawkwind, Wild Colonial Boy, Jonathan Downes, Martin Springett, Thom the World Poet, Robert Anton Wilson, Cosmic Trigger
     
    And the last few issues are:
     
    Issue 323-24 (Irvine Welsh)
    Issue 321-22 (Discordianism)
    Issue 319-20 (Brix Smith)
    Issue 317-18 (Christmas)
    Issue 315-16 (Steve Miller)
    Issue 313-14 (Hawkwind)
    Issue 311-12 (Extinction Rebellion)
    Issue 309-10 (Steve Hillage)
    Issue 307-8 (Michael Moorcock)
    Issue 305-6 (Maartin Allcock)
    Issue 303-4 (kOZFEST)
    Issue 301-2 (Ringo Starr)
    Issue 299-300 (Aretha Franklin)
    Issue 298 (Alan in Hungary)
    Issue 297 (Shir Ordo)
    Issue 295-6 (Robert Berry)
    Issue 294 (Bow Wow Wow)
    Issue 293 (Stonehenge)
    Issue 292 (Rolling Stones)
    Issue 291 (Alien Weaponry)
    Issue 290 (Frank Zappa)
    Issue 289 (Misty in Roots)
    Issue 288 (Paula Frazer)
    Issue 287 (Boss Goodman)
    Issue 286 (Monty Python)
    Issue 285 (ELP)
    Issue 284 (Strangelove)
    Issue 283 (Record Store Day)
    Issue 282 (Neil Finn and Fleetwood Mac)
    Issue 281 (Carl Palmer)
    Issue 280 (Steve Andrews)
     
    All issues from #70 can be downloaded at www.gonzoweekly.com if you prefer. If you have problems downloading, just email me and I will add you to the Gonzo Weekly dropbox. The first 69 issues are archived there as well. Information is power chaps, we have to share it!
     
    You can download the magazine in pdf form HERE:
     
    SPECIAL NOTICE: If you, too, want to unleash the power of your inner rock journalist, and want to join a rapidly growing band of likewise minded weirdos please email me at jon@eclipse.co.uk The more the merrier really.

    Gonzo Weekly #325/6

    Gonzo Weekly #325/6
    THE GONZO ISSUE
    In this week's tremendously Gonzo issue of Gonzo, Alan goes back in time to investigate the Gonzoid beginnings of Gonzo as a genre, we welcome a new columnist (a famous film director, no less) but when we put him on a desert island he tells us all sorts of things that we weren't expecting, Carl and Geordie go in search of lost horror movies, Jon rants about the Pet Shop Boys and Robert Anton Wilson, and Graham brings us up to date with Hawkwind. And there is oodles more...
    Hail Eris!
    And there are radio shows from Mack Maloney and Friday Night Progressive BUT Strange Fruit is on hiatus due to technical issues AND there are columns from Kev Rowland, and C J Stone, BUT Neil Nixon, Roy Weard Mr Biffo, and the irrepressible Corinna are on hiatus.  There is also a collection of more news, reviews, views, interviews and rock wallabies who've blown a fuse (OK, nothing to do with the relatively small macropods who are having electrical problems, but I got carried away with things that rhymed with OOOOS) than you can shake a stick at. And the best part is IT's ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!
    This issue features:
    Pet Shop Boys, Egg Gang, James Brown, Jon Anderson, Richard Wright, ELP, The Clash, KLF, Michael Jackson, George Harrison, Liz Lenten, Richard Freeman, Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, Atte Toikka, Bruce Kendall Corbitt, Jacqueline Steiner, Ingo Bischof, Yoskar "El Prabu" Sarante, Joseph “Pepe” William Feliciano Smith, Paul Gene Whaley, James Edward Ingram, Sanford Sylvan, Air Commodore Dame Felicity Barbara Hill, DBE, Harold Ray Bradley (aka TicTac), Johnny Lion (aka John van Leeuwarden), Harris Tapio Marstio, Clive Walter Swift, Job Seda, Alex Brown, Bill Sims Jr., Tim Landers, Peter Paul Posa MNZM, Kirill Aleksandrovich Tolmatsky (aka Detsl), Michael David Ledbetter, Giampiero Artegiani, Blaine Cameron Johnson, Albert Finney Jr., Kyle Yorlets, Phil Western, Guy Webster, Olli Lindholm, Joe Hardy,  The Fall, Tony Palmer, Chad Mitchell Trio, Deviants ixvi, Mick Farren, Alan Dearling, Hunter S. Thompson, gonzo-writing, Tony Klinger, Kev Rowland, Crying Steel, Darrel Treece-Birch, Delusion Squared, Dimmu Borgir, Disen Gage, Dark Matters, Carl Marshall, Geordie Jackson, Lost Horror Films, C J Stone, Hawkwind, Wild Colonial Boy, Jonathan Downes, Martin Springett, Thom the World Poet, Robert Anton Wilson, Cosmic Trigger
    And the last few issues are:
    Issue 325-26 (Gonzo)
    Issue 323-24 (Irvine Welsh)
    Issue 321-22 (Discordianism)
    Issue 319-20 (Brix Smith)
    Issue 317-18 (Christmas)
    Issue 315-16 (Steve Miller)
    Issue 313-14 (Hawkwind)
    Issue 311-12 (Extinction Rebellion)
    Issue 309-10 (Steve Hillage)
    Issue 307-8 (Michael Moorcock)
    Issue 305-6 (Maartin Allcock)
    Issue 303-4 (kOZFEST)
    Issue 301-2 (Ringo Starr)
    Issue 299-300 (Aretha Franklin)
    Issue 298 (Alan in Hungary)
    Issue 297 (Shir Ordo)
    Issue 295-6 (Robert Berry)
    Issue 294 (Bow Wow Wow)
    Issue 293 (Stonehenge)
    Issue 292 (Rolling Stones)
    Issue 291 (Alien Weaponry)
    Issue 290 (Frank Zappa)
    Issue 289 (Misty in Roots)
    Issue 288 (Paula Frazer)
    Issue 287 (Boss Goodman)
    Issue 286 (Monty Python)
    Issue 285 (ELP)
    Issue 284 (Strangelove)
    Issue 283 (Record Store Day)
    Issue 282 (Neil Finn and Fleetwood Mac)
    Issue 281 (Carl Palmer)
    Issue 280 (Steve Andrews)
    All issues from #70 can be downloaded at www.gonzoweekly.com if you prefer. If you have problems downloading, just email me and I will add you to the Gonzo Weekly dropbox. The first 69 issues are archived there as well. Information is power chaps, we have to share it!
    You can download the magazine in pdf form HERE:

    SPECIAL NOTICE: If you, too, want to unleash the power of your inner rock journalist, and want to join a rapidly growing band of likewise minded weirdos please email me at jon@eclipse.co.uk The more the merrier really.

    NEWS FROM NOWHERE: Sunday

    ON THIS DAY IN -  1992 - In Milwaukee, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced to life in prison. In November of 1994, he was beaten to death in prison. 
    And now some more recent news from the CFZ Newsdesk

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  • AND TO WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK... (Music that may have some relevance to items also on this page, or may just reflect my mood on the day)