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YOU’VE BEEN WARNED Accept food from faeries, and you’ll never escape their realm, according to European folklore. Accept food from Sasquatch and you will forever be trapped in the spirit world, according to indigenous North American tales. And today, abductees—at least those who have returned—often report being offered strange beverages from their captors. Are these similaYOU’VE BEEN WARNED Accept food from faeries, and you’ll never escape their realm, according to European folklore. Accept food from Sasquatch and you will forever be trapped in the spirit world, according to indigenous North American tales. And today, abductees—at least those who have returned—often report being offered strange beverages from their captors. Are these similarities mere coincidence, or is something more at play?In this outstanding example of scholarship on the unknown, Joshua Cutchin has created the world’s first survey and analysis of the food and drink offered by aliens, faeries, and Sasquatch. The offerings are often not what they appear to be: some liquids have healing or aphrodisiac qualities, some foods expand awareness, and there are ointments that reveal an invisible world.Through his playful explorations of every possibility—from the outer regions of space to the inner sanctum of the human mind—A TROJAN FEAST offers new insight into our relationship with these strange creatures of the outer edge.“The humble subject of food in anomalistic accounts serves, in Cutchin’s measured, learned, and lucid argument, as proof that high strangeness events may be uncertain and discordant, but not incomprehensible.” — Thomas E. Bullard, folklorist (ret.), Indiana University, Bloomington“Joshua Cutchin has brought together a contemplative and truly unique folkloric analysis of the way that food and drink fits into the broader narrative of purported strange phenomena. In doing so, Cutchin provides, in the very truest sense, ‘food for thought.’” — Micah Hanks, author of “Magic, Mysticism and the Molecule”JOSHUA CUTCHIN is a native of North Carolina with a long interest in forteana. He holds a Masters in Music Literature and a Masters in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and currently works as a public affairs specialist in the southeast. In addition to his media work, Cutchin is also a published composer and maintains an active performing schedule as a jazz and rock tuba player, having appeared on eight albums and live concert DVDs. A TROJAN FEAST is his first book....

Title : A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch
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ISBN : 25564592
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Number of Pages : 271 Pages
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A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch Reviews

  • Peter A. Lio
    2019-01-25 08:47

    Oddly interesting A fascinating deep dive into a strange corner of UFOs and folklore. I appreciated the scholarly approach and thoroughness. I am left mostly satisfied but hungry for more from this great author!

  • Wisconsin Alumni
    2019-01-20 10:44

    Joshua Cutchin ’07AuthorFrom the author:YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!Accept food from faeries, and you'll never escape their realm, according to European folklore. Accept food from Sasquatch and you will forever be trapped in the spirit world, according to indigenous North American tales. And today, abductees-at least those who have returned-often report being offered strange beverages from their captors. Are these similarities mere coincidence, or is something more at play?In this outstanding example of scholarship on the unknown, Joshua Cutchin has created the world's first survey and analysis of the food and drink offered by aliens, faeries, and Sasquatch. The offerings are often not what they appear to be: some liquids have healing or aphrodisiac qualities, some foods expand awareness, and there are ointments that reveal an invisible world.Through his playful explorations of every possibility-from the outer regions of space to the inner sanctum of the human mind-A TROJAN FEAST offers new insight into our relationship with these strange creatures of the outer edge.“The humble subject of food in anomalistic accounts serves, in Cutchin's measured, learned, and lucid argument, as proof that high strangeness events may be uncertain and discordant, but not incomprehensible.” - Thomas E. Bullard, folklorist (ret.), Indiana University, Bloomington“Joshua Cutchin has brought together a contemplative and truly unique folkloric analysis of the way that food and drink fits into the broader narrative of purported strange phenomena. In doing so, Cutchin provides, in the very truest sense, ‘food for thought.’” - Micah Hanks, author of “Magic, Mysticism and the Molecule”JOSHUA CUTCHIN is a native of North Carolina with a long interest in forteana. He holds a Masters in Music Literature and a Masters in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and currently works as a public affairs specialist in the southeast. In addition to his media work, Cutchin is also a published composer and maintains an active performing schedule as a jazz and rock tuba player, having appeared on eight albums and live concert DVDs. A TROJAN FEAST is his first book.

  • Zach Copley
    2019-02-10 10:32

    This is a fascinating catalog of encounters with paranormal entities, such as fairies, aliens and bigfoots involving the exchange of food and liquids with people. The author's premise is that by studying this often overlooked or less-studied aspect of many paranormal encounters something new might be learned. The final chapters are the best, where he takes a less academic tone and speculates about how such encounters may be closely related to the hallucinatory experiences of those who take ayahuasca, an entheogenic brew containing the psychedelic compound dimethyltryptamine (DMT). DMT also occurs naturally in the human brain. Could entity encounters be the result of larger than normal doses of naturally occurring DMT? Or is the food metaphor used by these entities as a way to induce states of consciousness that allow them to communicate with us?

  • Carol
    2019-01-24 08:39

    Interesting subjectI had never heard about the similarities with food between different folklore and other supernatural encounters. An interesting twist on the oldest mysteries.