Author J.C. Raphael discusses how he spent a decade researching Ohio folklore, urban legends, and cryptozoological creatures for his book Monsters of Ohio. He also explains:
- when and how cryptozoology first fascinated him
- why folklore and legends are still important
- how he selected the monsters that populate his book.
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