55 minutes | Jun 16, 2021

Afraid of Creepy Cryptids

What's that putrid smell in the woods? What's that rock whooshing past your head? Who's that big hairy homeless guy growling at you? Waaaiiit ... that's no homeless guy, it's Bigf--Dramatics aside, cryptids - those mysterious entities of all shapes and sizes masked by the forest shadows or deep waters of the great outdoors such as Sasquatch, Big Foot, The Loch Ness Monster, the Lake Champlain Monster, Mystery big cats, etc. - are a study all their own (it's called cryptozoology). In this episode we talk to Aleksandar Petakov, a documentary filmmaker with a passion for all things cryptid. Alek talks about some of his current and recent projects, and shares some of his favorite hotspots for seeking cryptids in New England and upstate New York.  Strap on a backpack, grab some water, a walking stick and a camera, and let's get to it!Alek's website is www.petakovmedia.com.Bigfoot sound effect from ZapSplat at www.zapslat.com.WHO IS ALEKSANDAR PETAKOV?Aleksandar is a Small Town Monsters crew member, representative of the International Cryptozoology Museum as well as a researcher with the Lake Champlain Zoological Inquiry.Aleksandar has been a guest on various radio programs & podcasts, as well as spoken at  various paranormal/cryptozoological events, public libraries & other venues in New England and across the United States. SUPPORT THE PODCASTFOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE/REVIEW...On our new website at afraidofnothingpodcast.com.WATCH…VIMEO ON DEMAND: Rent the Afraid of Nothing documentary here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/aondoc.AMAZON PRIME: Watch the documentary on Amazon Prime and please leave a positive review.QOSM (a new paranormal streaming platform): Use the coupon code AFRAIDOFNOTHING which gives users 10% Off of ANY content on the website (i.e., tiered subscriptions, rentals and purchases). LISTEN…FREE 30-DAY TRIAL ON AUDIBLE: The Afraid of Nothing Podcast is stoked to partner with the audio-bookworms at Audible to offer you a free 30-day trial membership. Click this link to listen to your favorite horror, paranormal and best selling authors. (Disclosure: We get a commission every time a person signs up for a membership – but we get diddly if you try it out, nor do you pay a penny more if you make the smart move and become an Audible member.)BE SOCIAL…Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.Tonight's episode is sponsored by Podcorn - the leading podcast influencer marketplace, connecting unique voices to unique brands for native advertising. Visit www.podcorn.com. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/afraidofnothing)
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