This week, a new documentary about the Ozark Howler was broadcast across the USA, identifying the Howler as "More fearsome than anything known to man." That's big bragging rights for the monster, but then, the creature has always preferred to lurk rather than acting like a showboat. More impressive, then, is the documentary's collection of … Continue reading Ozark Howler Documentary Reveals New Eyewitness
People find in the Ozark Howler what they bring to the monster in themselves. So it is that plenty of people emphasize the dark danger of the beast, and call it "the most metal cryptid" of them all. These people carry a lot of anger into the world, and they expect it from each other. … Continue reading The Ozark Howler is Both Creepy and Cute
Anyone who has been to the Ozarks knows that, for most of the year, cold isn't really a problem there. So, you won't see anyone on the streets of Fayetteville wearing, for example, a sweatshirt on top of a fur coat. Ah, but fantasy artwork obeys no such sensible rules. So it is that that … Continue reading The Ozark Howler in a Hoodie
It was over 80 years ago, in 1936, that Saul Ashton published Tales of the Ozark Howler. It was also over 80 years ago, in 1938, that Ashton's family withdrew the book from distribution, embarrassed by Ashton's atheism and Communist politics. Only a small number of copies of the book survived the purge, and the … Continue reading Old Book About The Ozark Howler Available Again
One of the defining characteristics in Ozark Howler folklore is that the beast is difficult to define. It's big like a bear, but it isn't a bear, because it's got a long tail. Its long tail is like a big cat's but it's not a big cat, because its body is too thick, its hair … Continue reading Ozark Howler the Hyaenodont?
On DeviantArt, FreakyCute18, an artist from Argentina, has drawn a bipedal version of the Ozark Howler named Mildred. This Ozark Howler is a 21 year-old female, and she's waving her finger in the air as if to say, "If you like it then you should have put a ring on it." Who knew that Ozark … Continue reading Mildred the Ozark Howler
Slightly up and to the left of the Bible Belt is America's love handle, the Ozark Mountains. There, hidden in the hills, they say, lives the Ozark Howler, a creature with strange, twisted horns, razor sharp claws, dark shaggy fur and glowing red eyes. Two and a half years ago, an artist using the pseudonym … Continue reading An Ozark Howler Story… With a Heron