Bill Munns: a name better known in Hollywood circles than cryptozoological ones. Until recently. His career is one filled with awards and accolades for his extensive knowledge and experience in makeup and FX artistry. Emmys and Oscars decorate his shelves for his work on such films as “Mask” and on various Star Trek shows. So why is giving him their “Cryptozoologist of the Year” award? Munn has a real interest in cryptids, specifically Bigfoot. He spent seven years analyzing the famous Patterson-Gimlin film (yes, you’ve seen it) and has …READ MORE

The Real Sideshow Performers that Inspired “American Horror Story: Freak Show”

The tv show “American Horror Story” grabbed our attention, as well as that of anyone interested in sideshow attractions, with …READ MORE

Myth and Legend Became Real in 2014

Many legends are born of historical fact, and become mythologized over time. Never was this brought to light as clearly …READ MORE

Big Sale at Museum of the Weird/ Lucky Lizard: TODAY ONLY!

TODAY ONLY – TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23! Come down to Lucky Lizard Curios & Gifts for our extended annual Christmas Celebration …READ MORE

The Bigfoot Gift Guide for the Cryptid-Hunter Who Has It All

Still having trouble what to get for that cryptid-hunter in your life? There does seem to be a bit of …READ MORE

Collect ‘Em, Trade ‘Em: New Star Wars Characters Revealed in Throwback Trading Cards

  Now how cool is THIS? Star Wars director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy have released the names …READ MORE

Chocolate Skulls and Anatomy Cakes

  Looking for some stocking stuffers for that Museum of the Weird avid blog fan on your ‘nice’ list this …READ MORE

The Tomb of Santa Claus

December 6, 2014
The Tomb of Santa Claus

Hey parents, here’s a cheery yuletide story, or even a winter vacation, to give to your kids. Why not take …READ MORE

The University of Texas is Short a Few Brains

That’s the kind of headline that I’m pretty sure is going up in newspapers at rival school Texas A&M, whose rivalry …READ MORE

Wednesdays are also weird at the Alamo Ritz!

The Alamo Drafthouse Ritz is right down the street from the Museum of the Weird and just to show how much we …READ MORE

Terror Tuesday at the Alamo = Free +1 at Museum of the Weird

Tuesday is the day that the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz on 6th street features their curated “Terror Tuesday”. At 9:45 pm …READ MORE