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Once Upon a Nightmare

Bigfoot for Breakfast

Release Date: 06/16/2020

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

In the late 90’s they took over pop culture for a while and it was likely the first that the majority of the people had even heard of them. Although, they seem to have been hiding among us for much, much longer.  That’s right folks, it’s time to finally address the creepy, elusive, strongarm police of the extraterrestrial world.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Convincing others to live their lives the way they are supposed to was hard to do during the medieval period.  For God, King and Country, the people had to be convinced, come clean or simply die if they stepped out of line.  But, how to make an impression while getting this accomplished?  Lets examine the new and super handy tools that the people of the past came up with to get the job done.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.”  I Peter 5:8.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

It does seem that no matter how much you dabble in the historical spider web of CIA lies and deceit, there's always something new and exciting to explore.  Let's dive into a small piece of the rabbit hole that was MK Ultra...

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A large, middle-class family experienced a house fire on Christmas morning of 1945 in which five of their ten children perished.  Lots of speculation and concern for what may have really happened to these kids have surrounded the story for many years. 

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

In the 1930's, Iowa radio personality, Norman Baker, claimed to have found the cure for Cancer. People flocked to his hospital in desperation for a treatment. But things weren't exactly what they seemed to be.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

We hear stories throughout our lives of enormous and terrifying people who guard their property and threaten to eat us alive if we overstep. These people hold a strong place throughout all of literature, even the bible and many other religious books. Not only this, but there are stories from all over the world and throughout time that strongly suggest that these people were not just figures of lore.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Remember all of those beautiful, whimsical stories and fables that your childhood dreams were based on? Well, let us just ruin that for you as we take you on a tour through this popular form of entertainment and give you the dark, twisted, true accounts from which many of these "lessons learned" originated.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A look into the highly controversial investigations, hearings and trials surrounding the Ruby Ridge standoff. Why it was incredibly obvious after this event and others during the 90's that a reform within the ranks and policies of federal law enforcement was sorely needed.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A family goes into the mountains of Idaho to live an off-the-grid separatist life and ended up getting the attention of the federal government. The long line of mistakes made on both sides of the fence and the resulting conflict will go down in history as a giant mark on the reputation of the federal government

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Remember all of those beautiful, whimsical stories and fables that your childhood dreams were based on?  Well, let us just ruin that for you as we take you on a tour through this popular form of entertainment and give you the dark, twisted, true accounts from which many of these "lessons learned" originated. 

Ring Around the Rosie: Metafolklore, Rhyme and Reason July 24, 2014 by Stephen Winick https://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2014/07/ring-around-the-rosie-metafolklore-rhyme-and-reason/

Brothers Grimm GERMAN FOLKLORISTS AND LINGUISTS WRITTEN BY: Ludwig Denecke Apr 2, 2020 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Brothers-Grimm

Grimm's law LINGUISTICS WRITTEN BY: The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica https://www.britannica.com/topic/Grimms-law

The Twisted History of Snow White BY ADAM GIDWITZ Oct 24, 2013 https://www.literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-now/2013/10/24/the-twisted-history-of-snow-white

7 Disturbing Fairytales You Grew up Loving but Should Probably Spare Your Kids from by ELLIE GIBBONS MAR 19, 2015 https://books.allwomenstalk.com/disturbing-fairytales-you-grew-up-loving-but-should-probably-spare-your-kids-from/

Sleeping Beauty’s original story: A medieval romance or a Norse ancient tale Terry graves https://terry-graves.com/sleeping-beautys-original-story/

12 Famous Fairytale Princesses, And The Real Stories, Folktales, And Actual History That Inspired Them; LUCIA PETERS April 26, 2018 https://www.bustle.com/p/12-famous-fairytale-princesses-the-real-stories-folktales-actual-history-that-inspired-them-8554483

The Real Beauty and the Beast Didn’t Live Happily Ever After By Shannon Quinn https://historycollection.co/the-real-beauty-and-the-beast-didnt-live-happily-ever-after/

7 Parts Of The Grimms Brothers' 'Rapunzel' That Will Shock You (Or At Least Strike You As Slut-Shaming) By JR THORPE March 9, 2015 https://www.bustle.com/articles/68595-7-parts-of-the-grimms-brothers-rapunzel-that-will-shock-you-or-at-least-strike-you

Rapunzel, Children’s and Household Tales collection, the Brothers Grimm http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/Rapu.shtml

How the fantasy of Peter Pan turned sinister, Constance Grady Jul 27, 2017 https://www.vox.com/culture/2017/7/27/16021572/peter-pan-became-evil-jm-barrie-llewelyn-davies

The surprisingly morbid origins of Peter Pan; Charles Moss, December 4, 2014 https://theweek.com/articles/441765/surprisingly-morbid-origins-peter-pan

Ancient Chinese Cinderella Story: Golden shoes, fish bones, and a king: Cinderella from the Tang Dynasty 03·22·2015 Nargiz Koshoibekova https://www.theworldofchinese.com/2015/03/ancient-chinese-cinderella-story/

Grimm’s 9 worst and most frightening fairy tales you’ve never heard of, Tiffany Antone, March 13, 2015 https://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/articles/1078231/grimms-9-worst-and-most-frightening-fairy-tales-youve-never-heard-of/

The Dead Mother (Russian Fairy Tales) by W. R. S. RALSTON http://www.fairytalenight.com/2017/07/13/the-dead-mother-russian-fairy-tales-by-w-r-s-ralston/

The Twisted Truth Behind 10 Creepy Nursery Rhymes: Their sweet melodies mask grisly tales of murder, sex, and death. By The Lineup Staff https://the-line-up.com/creepy-nursery-rhymes

 https://www.history.com/news/the-dark-side-of-the-grimm-fairy-tales

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/fairy-tale-true-story_b_6102602

https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/fairy-tale-origins-1025036-2017-07-18

The Gruesome Origins of Classic Fairy Tales by Jessica Doyle   https://www.abebooks.com/books/the-gruesome-origins-of-classic-fairy-tales/index.shtml

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/articles/the-10-most-dark-and-disturbing-fairy-tales/