By Joshua Cutchin
Accept nutrition from faeries, and you’ll by no means break out their realm, in keeping with ecu folklore. settle for nutrition from Sasquatch and you may without end be trapped within the spirit global, based on indigenous North American stories. And this present day, abductees—at least those that have returned—often record being provided unusual drinks from their captors. Are those similarities mere accident, or is whatever extra at play?
In this striking instance of scholarship at the unknown, Joshua Cutchin has created the world’s first survey and research of the foods and drinks provided by way of extraterrestrial beings, faeries, and Sasquatch. The choices are frequently now not what they look like: a few drinks have therapeutic or aphrodisiac traits, a few meals extend information, 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 dinner party deals new perception into our courting with those unfamiliar beings of the outer edge.
“The humble topic of nutrients in anomalistic debts serves, in Cutchin’s measured, realized, and lucid argument, as facts that prime strangeness occasions will be doubtful and discordant, yet no longer incomprehensible.” — Thomas E. Bullard, folklorist (ret.), Indiana collage, Bloomington
“Joshua Cutchin has introduced jointly a contemplative and really special folkloric research of how that foods and drinks matches into the wider narrative of purported unusual phenomena. In doing so, Cutchin presents, 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 at the moment works as a public affairs expert within the southeast. as well as his media paintings, Cutchin is usually a broadcast composer and keeps 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