By Joshua Cutchin
Accept nutrients from faeries, and you’ll by no means break out their realm, in accordance with ecu folklore. settle for nutrition from Sasquatch and you may without end be trapped within the spirit international, in response to indigenous North American stories. And at the present time, abductees—at least those that have returned—often document being provided unusual drinks from their captors. Are those similarities mere twist of fate, or is whatever extra at play?
In this amazing instance of scholarship at the unknown, Joshua Cutchin has created the world’s first survey and research of the food and drinks provided by way of extraterrestrial beings, faeries, and Sasquatch. The choices are usually now not what they look like: a few drinks have therapeutic or aphrodisiac characteristics, a few meals extend know-how, and there are ointments that show an invisible world.
Through his playful explorations of each possibility—from the outer areas of house to the interior sanctum of the human mind—A TROJAN banquet deals new perception into our dating with those unfamiliar beings of the outer edge.
“The humble topic of nutrition in anomalistic debts serves, in Cutchin’s measured, realized, and lucid argument, as facts that prime strangeness occasions should be doubtful and discordant, yet now not incomprehensible.” — Thomas E. Bullard, folklorist (ret.), Indiana college, Bloomington
“Joshua Cutchin has introduced jointly a contemplative and really distinct folkloric research of how that food and drinks matches into the wider narrative of purported unusual phenomena. In doing so, Cutchin offers, 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 a protracted curiosity in forteana. He holds a Masters in tune Literature and a Masters in Journalism from the college of Georgia, and at present works as a public affairs expert within the southeast. as well as his media paintings, Cutchin is usually a printed composer and continues an lively acting agenda 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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A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch by Joshua Cutchin