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One of the toughest tasks to overcome in the cryptid world is ignorance. Now there is also a fringe of this element that goes on in the paranormal world that is applicable as well. (The folks that are holier than thou thinking paranormal investigation is the “devil’s work.”)

So first let me say this disclaimer, Folks who have followed me for years know what I am about. In 2009 when we released Squatchdetective.com 2.0, we issued what I called the Five Tenets of Bigfoot Research. It was OUR mission statement.

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First let me explain the Five Tenets.

Tenet 1: Keep an open mind.

By keeping an open mind it allows you to see what others may miss.

In living that, we should live that everywhere all the time. A closed mind not only makes blind to what may be going on around us, but also stymies us from life fulfillment. If I did not have an open mind, I would have never gotten into this field. It does not mean you cannot have preconceived notions, just that you should be flexible to change and challenge your own thoughts and thought processes.

 

Tenet 2: Remain objective

An open mind does not mean compromising reality.

Just because we have an open mind does not mean proven logic and science are thrown out the window. They still apply. An open mind with no barriers is fantasy. Objectivity is the perimeter that we must keep at all times. The beauty is, that works both ways.Objectivity and Open Mindedness are not antagonists, they work hand in hand in solving problems.

Tenet 3: Always tell the truth

Honesty is the best policy, never be afraid to report results that are negative towards your quest.

Here is the hitch-pin of what we do. What would we be if we weren’t honest not only with the public, but with ourselves? A person is only born with one integrity. Should it be compromised, you might as well hang up your trail cams. When I got into this field, I thought it was going to be ALL debunked. Little did I know. If you make a mistake, admit it. Don’t try to cover it up, or blame others. Nobody is perfect. To err is human. Embrace it. If you are in it for the glory, a sociopath, a hoaxer, or so self absorbed, throw this Tenet out the window.

Tenet 4: Responsibility to educate

Educating the public about the phenomena is a responsibility not an option.

We must do this. Not to advance our cause, or convince people what we believe in, they should believe in. But rather they understand the platform in which we come from is not one from silly thought, fantasy nor open mindedness without the barriers of objectivity, but rather from experience, science and solid investigative work. It is also a must to negate all the falsities and misconceptions that are said of the phenomena that casts a bad light on us as a collective.

 

Tenet 5: Expose the charlatans

Part of education is exposing the harbingers that bring junk science and misnomers to the world of Bigfoot research.

This is part of our job as well. We must stand for the truth, and when falsities and the truth are not vigorously defended, it is submission to the lies, hoaxers and misconceptions that are told of the phenomena. By saying nothing, you are standing for nothing.

 


Dealing with ignorance

Now first let me speak of something. When I posted the last blog, someone whom I had once known got on there and said I am fixated with the subject of  the last blog. We all should be. Why? Because he is still trying to get money from people, in his latest reinvention, for reasons as he explained in the past. More of the same. I didn’t fixate on him, the mainstream media did.  It wasn’t like I was looking to write another article on him, but to ignore what was said in the media would be a violation of Tenet 5.

Second, this person,  placed it on my fan page. I am sorry but that is just plain rude. He said something about me baiting him on Squatchdetective Radio over something not even related to the matter, which shows the man’s pettiness and why he has been blocked for years on my personal page. I guess asking tough questions is “baiting.”

This man, whom once called me and asked my opinion of the prior. I told him my opinions and shared some facts just after writing or in the process of writing my book on the topic: “ Fifty Large.”

His response? To get angry with me, and work with him anyway. Well, if he didn’t like what I was going to say, or value it, then why ask other than to run back to the prior and stir up trouble. Needless to say months later he called me and told me he had been burned by him. Sorry not even a crocodile tear; you were warned.

 

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Mind you he joined with this Hall of Shamer,  after the 2008 hoax the prior was involved in, and after he had announced his retirement from making films on cryptids, because of hoaxers, liars, etc.

So who does he turn to? Who does he think he really fooling?

What he wanted was a film award, and admitted  that to me, during the fateful day’s discussion. That’s why after announcing his “retirement” he went to the first inductee. The shot at getting the prestigious Pocono Mountain Film Festival Award. Hence…glory.

Today, by the looks of it, he still hasn’t retired, after making the rude and “lies by omission,”  comments under the guise of nicety, on my fan page. My social platforms are MY social platforms so since he has announced his retirement, many years ago, I felt obliged to retire him from his obsession with what I write.

Typical of this man’s tender ego, despite me not even naming him, I expect an email, or blog comment for approval blasting me for not being, “nice” as he put it. This guy has a habit of trying to get lawyers to shut people up about anything negative. Sound familiar?

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Look towards the bottom of the page for the story, Legal Beagle:  https://squatchdetective.wordpress.com/2015/06/19/is-it-me-or-is-this-year-a-bit-quiet/

Let’s see if reverse psychology works on this guy. 

Well when people deceive, have deceived, and having seen it firsthand, funny how facts aren’t “nice.” Sometimes, as I am with this guy, I am tired of being nice. I won’t even go into his junk science film.

But ignoring the habitual hoaxers is a mistake. It allows them to build steam, and invalidates Tenet 4. That’s why we do it. And if it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, I understand. They’ll be other blogs on other days.

I am not writing this blog for glory or popularity and definitely not money. I write this because it is how I feel and fulfillment of Tenet 4.

Mind you I do appreciate all the kind words over the years of me giving you my thoughts and calling them like I see them.

This blog is “Thoughts from the Squatchdetective,” so I get not everyone appreciates every thing I write. But what I do know is that some appreciate all, some appreciate some, and probably some appreciate none.


Squatchdetective Radio Update:

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Hey folks apologies to all, but Beyond Borders Paranormal Radio Network, has experienced severe technical difficulties resulting in the suspension of all network shows until a better delivery platform can be arranged. We thought originally this would be a shorter hiatus than it has been, but everyone hold tight, we’ll be back soon enough.  — Steve & Chris

 

Till Next Time,

Squatch-D

This year seems a bit strange to me. For the first time in several years nothing major was going on. No Ketchum Project, No Sierra Shooting style news, the Sykes project is pretty much finished. Kind of sitting here twiddling my thumbs waiting for the “next big thing.”

Nonetheless the field team and I did stretch our legs a bit this year however, although nothing at all to report we had a wonderful time and getting out there with one of our Western NY folks Mike!

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We have gotten a trickle of sightings reports coming in, and we are actively investigating this long term situation. We visited the property and are extremely excited at the prospect of obtaining some evidence.

 


Air time!!!

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We are now looking for guests for Squatchdetective Radio as we go to a whole new user friendly format.

We will no longer be a live format show, unfortunately because of schedules and finding a network host that could work for us. We just couldn’t make a live show work since our hiatus, so we’ve gone to this more polished format.

We may however once a month or so do a Google Hangout Free for all… Be kind of cool to see who just may show up!

Chris Bennett and I look forward to getting on with getting on!! If anyone is interested on being a guest, just drop me a line at radio@squatchdetective.com.


Legal Beagle… On to the BS D’jour!

On Thursday, May 14th, 2015 I received a “nasty-gram” in my email from Biscardi attorney and Biscardi business partner, Dennis Kazubowski.

It started with this wonderful quip…

“On March 25, 2008, you signed a Limited Association Agreement with Searching for Bigfoot Inc. which is attached to this letter. According to the document you signed, you agreed to hold in confidence any information gathered and further agreed not to disclose or reveal to any person or entity any information discovered under the agreement without the express prior written consent of the other parties.”

                              -Letter to Steve Kulls from Biscardi attorney, Dennis Kazubowski 5/14/15

 

Well I did sign a Limited Association Agreement for a single expedition on March 25, 2008 which would serve as my last outing as a contractor with Biscardi.

I find it a bit odd that an attorney would list this as the first salvo in an attempt to have me remove my Blog and Hall of Shame pages on Biscardi and his activities.

Because this is what the confidentiality agreement ACTUALLY said…

“The parties to this agreement agree to HOLD IN CONFIDENCE any information gathered from this expedition and further not to disclose or reveal any person or entity or any information disclosed under this agreement…”

 

He kind of left out the whole, from this expedition,” part. Since I revealed nothing about my last expedition with SFBI part on my Website or Blog… that’s out.

The confidentiality clause was part of a LIMITED agreement, clearly defined and stated within the agreement.

As far as the Hall of Shame Page, my book “Fifty Large,” both California, and New York have a ONE year statute of limitation on defamation claims. Nevada, the State in which Biscardi’s enterprises have filed there incorporations has a two year statute. Since the Hall of Shame Page came out in 2010 and Fifty Large in 2011, they’re out as fair game for any consideration for defamation.

As far as libel, defamation, what have I said that was not backed up by fact?

That Biscardi was involved in the 2008 hoax? The other two hoaxers implicated him.

It was his words and actions and statements (everyone remember “touched it, felt it, smelled it, on Fox News?”) put his responsibility in question.

Why didn’t he sue Dyer and Whitton? In “Not Typical Bigfoot Movie,” Biscardi stated he would sue anyone that would hoax him?

Another element in a defamation case is a falsity with malice or malicious intent.  The latest blog I had posted simple facts and what a cited source had told me.

Biscardi claiming to see a video of your truly riding ATV’s with two hoaxers, as proof I had set him up, when no such video exists because it never happened; THAT is defamation.

Reporting facts, citing sourced information and analysis of such facts is NOT defamation or libel.

Editorial license, is also not defamation nor libel when there is evidence and actions to bring up reasonable questioning. Even parody when it pertains to public figures, (which Biscardi is rest assuredly) as long it does not blur the lines of truth.

It is a fact that Biscardi set up a foreign company with a man under indictment who subsequently plead guilty, for a Ponzi Scheme,who was the former CFO for Searching for Bigfoot.

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David A. Nilsen (Source: Monterey County Weekly.com)

In fact the Monterey County Weekly called Nilsen, “Monterey’s Madoff.” In reference to convicted Ponzi schemer, Bernie Madoff.

Nilsen was indicted on September 8th, 2009 and the indictment was unsealed on September 10th, 2009 after he had surrendered to authorities in San Jose. Nilsen subsequently pled guilty in a plea bargain in Oct. 24th, 2011 and received a sentence of 97 months, in 2012. (Source: FBI.gov)

Very clear from the Nevada Department of State, this Foreign Corporation headed by Nilsen and Biscardi, was clearly after Nilsen’s indictment (June 8th, 2010). It’s status was revoked, however I am unclear of the reasoning behind the revocation, and it could have been something as simple as a missed filing.

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File date: June 8th, 2010, some 9 months after Nilsen’s indictment. (Source: Nevada Dept. of State)

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Over 250 pages of police reports, public records and an SFBI Business Plan given to me from Rick Dyer which he had gotten from Biscardi.  (Source: Steve Kulls)

My personal opinion of Biscardi, is irrelevant, I do not go on this blog, my sites or other Podcasts and speak untruth without the evidence to back such up about anyone.

And I am not bullied so easily, especially when I lined my ducks up carefully. That’s my profession. My suggestion; “Don’t poke this bear.”


On the road again…

What a year it has been so far! I didn’t get the chance to get out to Salt Fork this year due to work commitments but did do the yearly Cabela’s Rare Strange and Unusual Sightings Weekend in March.

This year I am happy to add two more dates to the speaking line up:

August 21st – 23rd, 2015: Carnival of Parahorror

495 Paderewski Drive
Buffalo, NY 14212

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September 11th – 13th, 2015 Scarefest 8

Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, Ky

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Hopefully I will see some of you there! Stay tuned for more dates!

Till Next Time,

Squatch-D

Quick Program notes

After taking some much needed time off from the blogosphere and had a lot of inner and outer reflections on our goals and studies here at Squatchdetective.com, some amazingly good things are beginning to happen and we are happily planning away at our 2015 research schedule now that this past winter has finally appeared to release most of its nasty grip upon us.

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On another great note Squatchdetective Radio will soon be on the air once again as we have found a new home at BuzzSprout.com. Chris Bennett and I are quite excited to get back at it again.

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Now..the beef of the day

Someone brought up a good point to me the other day. I have been blessed in my life with a terrific family in so much as they accept what I do, and actually either participate or take interest in what I do between Bigfoot Research and my paranormal thing I do over at ExPERT.

There are many reasons why people get involved in Bigfoot Research, Ufology or Paranormal Investigation. For some it wasn’t ever planned, just a chance encounter which immersed them in their particular topic. Others because of an inane curiosity which needs to be satisfied. Others for a thirst of knowledge. Whatever it is, we have all come together with at least one commonality.

The battle for acceptance of loved ones in what we do.

Where the problems and toils begin for many researchers, is when some in their family becomes judgmental and critical. In my “older age” I have lost much patience for such.

Again I was blessed to have a parent, as my father passed away prior to this long foray into the Cryptid world and Paranormal, that was supportive. My father however also introduced me to this world and had quite an open mind to such mysteries.

My family always told me my father would have been proud to see what I have accomplished thus far. I am very modest, but my family dotes a bit much that I have been on TV, written books and does something very exciting.

To me its just having fun, a passion, friendships and some level of excitement. I have always stated that if you turn a passion into a career, then that is a life fulfillment. Although it is not a full time career, it still dominates a lot of what I do in my spare time. I am blessed to have a girlfriend right along side of me in my endeavors.

If what you do brings you joy (in multiple senses), and brings joy to some others (which is what we generally try to do here and especially in the paranormal field by helping folks), then that, is a special life of fulfillment.

Unfortunately some families that fail to see their own shortcomings because of a close minded, or “all knowing” approach, or throwing the “God Card,” as I call it. And criticize and even at times mock their loved one. That is a failure on their part not only in their own lives’ fulfillment but an injustice to those that they claim to love. Love is unconditional so should acceptance.

I have family with different political viewpoints than I, but I love them and accept their beliefs unconditionally. We may spar over these things, but it is respectful and never, “your ideas are a farce, or stupid.”

At the very least we try to understand the importance and meanings of our beliefs to each as an individual and accept them. 

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Hi gang. Yes it’s been awhile but for much good reason. No… I haven’t taken time off per se, but have been busy setting up the new office, overall a pretty big move and much more, prepping for the upcoming 2014 season. The Office stands currently at about 45% complete but is operational.

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(Left) New headquarters is taking shape. (Right) My equipment cabinet and charging station.

There’s also some more, “behind the scenes” doings, but that may come out in time and all is very good stuff.

Let’s get the bad stuff out of the way first, but even that is good news so to speak…


Dummy Tour Busted, Broke and Done… The Obituary

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Citing personal issues, personal betrayals (yet again), a conspiracy (replacing his “body” with a fake dummy), and lack of profitability, what we affectionately call the “Dummy Tour 2014” has seem to have been stalled out for at least 90 days.

This all began a couple of weeks ago, when rumors abounded about several things.

First while in Arizona, nobody wanted the “exhibit,” nor did New Mexico. While in Texas, Dyer was supposed to have shown his Bigfoot “documentary,” after his exhibit and Q&A. That would have been p[particularly nice especially since some people who paid to get the DVD have yet to receive it.

However what he ended up showing was the 1980’s comedy “Harry and the Henderson’s.”  Technically that may have been in violation of Federal Law.

Despite Dyer’s claims of being “sold out everywhere,” it seems he was either spending too much or his numbers were, as we suspect and proven here before, a bit inflated.

There were also unconfirmed rumors he got punched in the puss by someone as well. Again that was unconfirmed. We have Lindsay’s sources saying that someone tore the lid off the box. (I don’t trust Lindsay’s sources at all, after all they were the ones stating how real this was.)

Then we have Dyer marketing dude, Andrew Clacy departing the scene and flying back to Australia, where on his Facebook page, it’s as if Rick Dyer never existed anymore. Thing is, Dyer is looking for a new marketing dude, at least that’s what he’s saying.

Then we had his Florida detour, which seemed to be the last hurrah for the failing tour. “But alas poor Yurick,” we now have the “Blue Light Special,” on Bigfoot dummy exhibits, marked down from $20 to $10 and then finally, pitifully to $5.

And while all this was going on, Dyer, “Lily Dyer,” his babies’ momma, better known as Rosa Contreras Guilbert was dealing with and eviction process back in Las Vegas.

As I have said before, the fall of a sociopath is going to be hard and painful, and the hoax will be a big part of his undoing. Just read this blog from our good friend, Racer-X and you will see the world crumbling under this pathetic individuals feet. Broke, busted, evicted, with family troubles. Don’t feel too sorry. Yet I have no sympathy, he can sell the RV, the trailer…etc. 

It seems as though people whom were the “die hard” Dyer believers, well they are starting to finally crack, some may even hold even a little glimmer of hope. Maybe even about the “Camper Video.” But remember we reported it here a year and a half ago, just prior to that video, Dyer purchased a bunch of professional video equipment, so caveat emptor on that. And given the man’s actions, even if it had been real, which it is not, it would have been worthless in value.

We haven’t been wrong thus far yet as to the reality of Dyer having evidence.

This is a sad, sad saga, but I am finally glad to see it come to an end. While it did provide us insight to some whom we saw as authorities, become so fully invested in Dyer’s scandalous behavior, that they became tunnel-visioned unable to see an argument from the other side and apply common sense. They took hard objective data and pushed it aside for the subjective assessments often lead to by Dyer or once of his minions or “sources.”

See folks the sad thing is Dyer likes to accuse people of riding his coat tails. In reality he was riding everyone’s coat tails. He was riding on the coat tails of our good work, our good names, the name of the legend we have so hard worked to prove and for some, our gullibility’s.  He was and still is the “wanna be.”

He wanted on TV and he got that. He wanted attention, and he got that. He wanted revenge, and that quite didn’t work out like he expected.

But what he wanted most, and which he will never get, is to be proven right.


Cabela’s Weekend

As usual we were treated to a great weekend at Cabela’s in Triadelphia, West Virginia for their Strange, Unusual and Rare Sightings weekend, where there was a great speaker lineup including, Eric Altman, Billy Willard, Stan Gordon, Doug Waller, and Dr. Jeff  Meldrum. I had the honor  to be on the dais with these fine people and had the pleasure of spending the weekend with them.

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A beautiful shot at our stage just after the store opened Saturday morning.

(Photo credit: Stacey Horton)

 

Upstairs in the conference room, we all had tables and this is slowly turning into a WV Bigfoot conference. The event was totally free sponsored by our good friends at Cabela’s and special mention to our host, Bud Forte.

 

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(Above Right) Describing what got me hooked into Sasquatch research, (Above left) Signing a copy of What Would Sasquatch Do?”, (Lower Left) Dr. Jeff Meldrum in the conference room. (Lower right) The promotional signs left around the store. (Photo Credits: Stacey Horton)

Thanks to all involved, for both the fun and your friendship!


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And as always catch me along with my co-host Chris Bennett each week on Squatchdetective Radio. Thursday nights 8PM EST to 9:30PM EST, also available on I-Tunes.

 

 

 

Till Next Time,

Squatch-D

Well Happy New Year everyone!!! Now let’s get right to it with the news…..

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A Wash in Washington…

It would appear our old friend Ricky Dyer is out and about getting ready for his “body” tour. Spotted in Washington State this week seen driving a wrapped SUV and trailer. For those that still believe him, well… BTW I hear Allen Issleb is using yet another alias. But rest assured as reported here first, he IS Allen Issleb.

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A couple of pictures that have surfaced on the web.

Don’t forget to say Timber before it falls…

In other news another person with some rather dubious claims, got outed by some folks over on YouTube.

Here’s the video…

A jogger running past a bigfoot??? Hmmm.

Commentary and an observation…

Now I could be wrong…but…

wasn’t this the guy who had a Bigfoot shaking a tree which the Bigfoot turned out to be his son???

Isn’t this the guy LNP follows and vice versa?

Isn’t this the same guy who threated me using an alias while in the throes with LNP over HER hoaxing?

Hmmmm…..

Beware  of people showing up all of a sudden and have the magical ability to video a Bigfoot several times a year let alone several times a decade.

Just the other day we were discussing a Sasquatch being nocturnal. Well this is where it becomes a bit confusing to me… in a reply to the above video, TG has stated he does research in some well human traveled areas.

Makes no sense what a Sassy would be doing in the daytime near civilization, when it’s generally nap time.

How come TG is getting videos of these night dwellers, all in the day?

Is he that good?

Then why just a blur or blobsquatch all the time?

Where are the keys to the Hall of Shame?

So many questions I have today.

 

Announcements..Announcements:

We’re happy to announce that on the eighth birthday of Squatchdetective.com (1/1/14) we gave the entire site a new makeover.

We’ve included an easier style of contacting us and site navigation

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Contact buttons for Social Media, Email now above the nav buttons.

Another exciting announcement is that Thursday, January 16th, 2014, 8PM EST we return to the airwaves of BlogTalk Radio once again for another season of Squatchdetective Radio, with our good friend Chris Bennett returning as co-host.

 

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We’re very pleased and honored to have as our first guest of the new season the one, the only, Guy Edwards from the Bigfoot Lunch Club and contributor to Cryptomundo.

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We’ll be talking Bigfoot with Guy Edwards on 1/16/14

They’ll be a lot more coming soon so stay tuned and glasses up to a prosperous and healthy New Year!!!

Till Next Time,

Squatch-D


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