Wild Thing

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Believe in Bigfoot? Think it’s total BS? Host Laura Krantz spent a year in the woods and in the lab, trying to answer that question. What she found might surprise even the staunchest non-believer. This legendary creature represents a mystery that still captures our imaginations and Sasquatch is as p… read more

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Bonus Episode #5 - Letters

February 14th, 2019


In a special bonus letters segment, we'll hear a musical performance from a Wild Thing listener, as well as some of your stories and letters. 

Episode 9: Why We Want To Believe

December 4th, 2018


Bigfoot researchers remain optimistic that Sasquatch is out there; that the creature will one day be found. Why? Why do people continue to believe? We’ll talk to professional skeptic Michael Shermer about the nature of …

Bonus Interview #4 - Virginia Wade

November 30th, 2018


Sasquatch sells. So does sex. And Sasquatch sex? Well, you can make quite a living off of that. We talk to Virginia Wade, renowned Bigfoot erotica author, about her work and how she started writing steamy Sasquatch …

Episode 8: $a$quatch

November 27th, 2018


Chances are, you’ve already seen Bigfoot. On pizza boxes, advertising jerky, drinking beer, driving monster trucks. There are a lot of people who really do believe. There are even more who just think the idea of Bigfoot …

Bonus Interview #3 - Peter Byrne

November 23rd, 2018


Of the Four Horsemen of Sasquatchery - the four men held up as the pioneers of Bigfoot research - only one remains: Peter Byrne. The 93-year-old …

Episode 7: Taboo

November 20th, 2018


Bigfoot can be tongue-in-cheek fun - but what happens if you take it seriously? There are the people who’ve risked their professional careers and personal reputations, and expended a lot of time, money and energy …

Episode 6: Bump In The Night

November 13th, 2018


Tired of waiting around for other people to find Bigfoot, Laura goes into the woods (with some experts). This particular outing is led by Cindy …

Episode 5: A-C-G-T Spells B-G-F-T

November 6th, 2018


Everywhere you go, you leave bits of yourself behind - and Bigfoot would no different. But now, those DNA droppings are easier than ever to analyze, …

Bonus Interview #2 - William Dear

November 2nd, 2018


Time for a little 80s nostalgia! We pay homage to the movie classic, Harry and the Hendersons, the ultimate (if fictional) Bigfoot encounter. William …

Episode 4: Eyewitness

October 30th, 2018


A Bigfoot sighting can apparently change your life and even lead to obsession. Thousands of people claim to have laid eyes on Sasquatch over the past century and Laura’s spoken to dozens of them—compelling stories that …

Bonus Interview #1 - Bob Gimlin

October 19th, 2018


An extended interview with Bob Gimlin, half of the famous duo that shot the Patterson-Gimlin film back in 1967.


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Episode 3: The Evidence

October 16th, 2018


Let’s look at the evidence. There are footprints and sounds, grainy pictures, and the notorious Patterson-Gimlin film—that shaky 1967 video of a big, …

Episode 2: Distant Relatives or Kissing Cousins?

October 9th, 2018


Just what is Bigfoot? Descendant of ancient apes? Close human ancestor? Evolution might hold the answer to this question. Homo sapiens may rule the …

Episode 1: Grover

October 2nd, 2018


Laura Krantz is a veteran public radio editor and producer. So how did she end up in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest, eyeballing some giant ground nests… that might have been made by Bigfoot? You can place the blame …

Wild Thing Trailer

August 30th, 2018


Wild Thing, a new podcast about our collective fascination with Bigfoot - even if we're not sure it exists. Coming October 2.

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