As time goes on, people’s perceptions begin to change. Things that once held a certain fascination begin to lose their luster, and one will eventually find that although there are many wonders of this Earth, not all that glitters is gold. Maybe it’s a natural process; just something that happens with age, and experience.

I preface this report with a healthy spattering of curmudgeonry because within the last 48 hours, mere miles from Headquarters here at the Gralien Report, something extraordinary allegedly occurred: a Shelby, NC man has claimed to have had an encounter with a six fingered, 10-foot-tall humanoid with “beautiful hair.” Local media has referred to the creature as a Bigfoot.

The basic story goes like this: Shelby resident Timothy Peeler made a 911 call pertaining to a June 5 encounter in which he claimed to have seen a Sasquatch, described as “upwards of 10 feet tall” and having a call similar to

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Author: Micah Hanks

Micah Hanks is a writer, researcher, and podcaster. His interests include areas of history, science, archaeology, philosophy, and the study of anomalous phenomena in nature. He can be reached at