Skeptical Sunday: Bigfoot Press Conference
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Finally, Bigfoot meets habeus corpus: three men claim they have the body of the elusive hirsute creature on ice, and throw a big press conference to prove it. Lots of journalists show up, as do the Bigfoot baggers. Days later the purported historic discovery turned out to be – gasp! – a hairy hoax. How did these men perpetuate the con – and why did the media, including Are We Alone?, bother to cover it?
Join us front row and center at this peculiar press event and for the post-mortem (sans body) of the latest chapter in the ongoing mythology that is Bigfoot.
- Lori Marino – Behavioral Biologist at Emory University
- Jeff Meldrum – Professor of Anatomy at Boise State University, and author of Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science
- Jerry Parrino – Owner of costume maker thehorrordome.com
- James Underdown – Executive Director of the Center for Inquiry West in Los Angeles