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By Joshua Cutchin


Accept nutrients from faeries, and you’ll by no means break out their realm, based on eu folklore. settle for meals from Sasquatch and you'll without end be trapped within the spirit international, in response to indigenous North American stories. And this present day, abductees—at least those that have returned—often file being provided unusual drinks from their captors. Are those similarities mere accident, or is anything extra at play?

In this extraordinary instance of scholarship at the unknown, Joshua Cutchin has created the world’s first survey and research of the food and drinks provided via extraterrestrial beings, faeries, and Sasquatch. The choices are frequently now not what they look like: a few beverages have therapeutic or aphrodisiac traits, a few meals extend understanding, and there are ointments that demonstrate an invisible world.

Through his playful explorations of each possibility—from the outer areas of house to the internal sanctum of the human mind—A TROJAN dinner party bargains new perception into our dating with those unfamiliar beings of the outer edge.

“The humble topic of foodstuff in anomalistic bills serves, in Cutchin’s measured, realized, and lucid argument, as evidence that prime strangeness occasions can be doubtful and discordant, yet no longer incomprehensible.” — Thomas E. Bullard, folklorist (ret.), Indiana college, Bloomington

“Joshua Cutchin has introduced jointly a contemplative and actually exact folkloric research of how that foods and drinks matches into the wider narrative of purported unusual phenomena. In doing so, Cutchin presents, within the very truest feel, ‘food for thought.’” — Micah Hanks, writer of “Magic, Mysticism and the Molecule”

JOSHUA CUTCHIN is a local of North Carolina with an extended curiosity in forteana. He holds a Masters in song Literature and a Masters in Journalism from the college of Georgia, and at present works as a public affairs professional within the southeast. as well as his media paintings, Cutchin can also be a broadcast composer and keeps an energetic appearing time table as a jazz and rock tuba participant, having seemed on 8 albums and reside live performance DVDs. A TROJAN ceremonial dinner is his first book.

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