By Joshua Cutchin
Accept nutrition from faeries, and you’ll by no means break out their realm, based on eu folklore. settle for nutrients from Sasquatch and you may ceaselessly be trapped within the spirit international, in line with indigenous North American stories. And this day, abductees—at least those that have returned—often file being provided unusual drinks from their captors. Are those similarities mere accident, or is whatever extra at play?
In this remarkable instance of scholarship at the unknown, Joshua Cutchin has created the world’s first survey and research of the foods and drinks provided through extraterrestrial beings, faeries, and Sasquatch. The choices are frequently no longer what they seem like: a few drinks have therapeutic or aphrodisiac characteristics, a few meals extend know-how, 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 banquet bargains new perception into our dating with those unknown creatures of the outer edge.
“The humble topic of nutrition in anomalistic money owed serves, in Cutchin’s measured, realized, and lucid argument, as facts 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 really certain folkloric research of how that food and drinks suits 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 an extended curiosity in forteana. He holds a Masters in track Literature and a Masters in Journalism from the collage of Georgia, and presently works as a public affairs professional within the southeast. as well as his media paintings, Cutchin is usually a broadcast composer and continues an energetic appearing agenda as a jazz and rock tuba participant, having seemed on 8 albums and dwell 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