An Adventure Into The Unkown

Wednesday, July 27th – Chely Munoz, Adult Services

The desire to understand the world around us is inherently human. So when something is unexplainable, it fascinates us, and sometimes even scares us. Lights in the sky, apparitions around the corner, and blurry figures in the forests could all be something never seen before, something beyond comprehension.

On August 5th, people enticed by these possibilities will be gathering in Cape Girardeau at the Midwest Conference on the Unknown. Guest speakers will include TV hosts, podcasters, and authors–all to discuss the endless possibilities of our world. And even if you find yourself a skeptic, it might be worth a visit. When the conversation can range from ghosts to UFOs to werewolves, there’s bound to be something to grab your attention.

Personally, I find the subject enthralling. I remember staying up late to watch UFO Files on tv, even as my parents tried to nudge me back to bed. And I think every person in or around my generation went through either a Twilight or Harry Potter stage. We wanted something more than the normal world, one with supernatural creatures and magic around the corner. Maybe that world exists, maybe it doesn’t. But it never hurts to wonder.

And if you’re the kind of person who agrees with that sentiment, then the Midwest Conference on the Unknown is for you.

Books to peak your curiosity:
The Unexplained: An Illustrated Guide To the World’s Paranormal Mysteries by Carl Shuker 

Impossible Truths: Amazing Evidence of Extraterrestrial Contact by Erich von Daniken 
Myths and Mysteries of Missouri: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained by Josh Young 
The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke 
The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession with the Unexplained by Colin Dickey
Missouri Ghosts: And Other Mysteries by Joan Gilbert
Haunted Missouri: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Show-Me State by Troy Taylor 
Magic: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present by Chris Gosden


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