We've used College of Charleston professor Scott Poole as a source for several stories in the last year or so (hell houses, Bigfoot, etc.), and there's a reason for that: The guy is intimately familiar with the unknown. He proved it with his book, Monsters in America, which explores everything from zombies to witches to Frankenstein and what they mean to the history of American culture. We'll keep bugging him when we have dark and creepy questions, and we hope he keeps writing more thoughtful books that give us the shivers.
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