On this episode of Radio Wasteland, we welcome Author Joshua Cutchin. We talk about THIEVES IN THE NIGHT: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions.
“Folklore has always warned of hidden dangers lurking in the shadows, otherworldly beings who seek to steal that which parents hold most dear. In the first book dedicated solely to the subject, Joshua Cutchin traces this primal concern from antiquity to the modern era—beginning with worldwide tales of faeries, changelings, spirits, demons, and monsters, before examining more contemporary phenomena such as Sasquatch kidnappings, alien abductions, and mysterious disappearances in national parks. Folklore, medicine, science, and spirituality come together for a uniquely scholarly perspective on the thieves in the night.”
JOSHUA CUTCHIN has appeared on a wide variety of paranormal programs discussing his work, including Coast to Coast AM, Mysterious Universe, Binnall of America, Expanded Perspectives, Radio Misterioso, and the Gralien Report. He is the author of four books: 2015’s “A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch” (translated into Spanish as “Banquete Troyano”); 2016’s “The Brimstone Deceit: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, & Monstrous Miasmas”; 2018’s “Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions”; and 2020’s “Where the Footprints End: High Strangeness and the Bigfoot Phenomenon, Volume I: Folklore,” with Timothy Renner. Joshua is also a contributor to Robbie Graham’s 2017 collection of ufological essays “UFOs: Reframing the Debate,” as well as David Weatherly’s 2018 Sasquatch collection “Wood Knocks: Vol. 3.” Excerpts of his work have appeared in FORTEAN TIMES and EDGE SCIENCE. Find out more about Joshua here: joshuacutchin.com.