Heart-ache: Obvious Bigfoot hoax confirmed as obvious Bigfoot hoax

posted at 4:26 pm on August 19, 2008 by Allahpundit

Via Bill Amos, no snark I can muster will rival the comedy gold that awaits you in the details laid out at Searching for Bigfoot, the same website that hyped this preposterous charade a few weeks ago and is now left holding the bag. Special kudos to “expert” Bigfoot hunter and SFP CEO Tom Biscardi, whom we last encountered inviting Megyn Kelly to inspect the costume that the hoaxsters had unwittingly(?) foisted upon him and who apparently arranged a press conference attended by national media to tout the find based on nothing more than a single DNA sample and a promise that the story was true. According to CNN, he’s now “ill” and unable to return calls. The hoaxsters? Having collected their advance, they’ve disappeared — off searching for Bigfoot, let’s hope.


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Yup,another hoax,got the whole 9 yards off coastocoast,
another grand scam!

canopfor on August 19, 2008 at 4:29 PM

McCain/Bigfoot ’08!

Limerick on August 19, 2008 at 4:32 PM

Limerick on August 19, 2008 at 4:32 PM

Speaking of Bigfoot… LOL ltns!

upinak on August 19, 2008 at 4:36 PM

The hoaxsters? Having collected their advance, they’ve momentarily disappeared — off searching for Bigfoot, let’s hope.

Off searching for Blackjack, more like it.

JetBoy on August 19, 2008 at 4:37 PM

Speaking of Bigfoot… LOL ltns!

upinak on August 19, 2008 at 4:36 PM

Nah…won’t work. I just checked. He(it) isn’t an NRA member.

Limerick on August 19, 2008 at 4:37 PM

This just in… A similar creature was spotted running loose in Canada.

Canadians are eager to learn more of the mythical “Bigmeter” creature.

Nethicus on August 19, 2008 at 4:40 PM

What a relief. Now MonsterQuest can be renewed for another season.

TooTall on August 19, 2008 at 4:40 PM

Nethicus on August 19, 2008 at 4:40 PM

(damn U.N. is everywhere!)LOL

Limerick on August 19, 2008 at 4:41 PM

Biscardi is trying to make himself look like a victim here when he is really one of the fraudsters.

Mark1971 on August 19, 2008 at 4:42 PM

Zzzzzzz… Wake me up when there’s news.

Seixon on August 19, 2008 at 4:46 PM

I finally saw video on the FOX early show of this costume this morning.

They showed a guy picking up the “foot” – and it was patently obvious it was a rubber costume as to be laughable.

I enjoyed this whole story: Guys find a Bigfoot carcass but don’t call the cops or their local game warden or wildlife biologist; they don’t call ANYONE who could give this some credence. Then they dump the “body” in a freezer, still not taking it to a coroner or any other medical doctor.

Then they call a noted Bigfoot “researcher” who is also a noted hoaxster to break the news to the world.

And this still gets coverage as if it’s real news – and people still believe it!

No wonder Obama is the Democratic nominee…some people will believe anything!

catmman on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

That’s not the Bigfoot I knew.

Bishop on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

Whew! I can now sleep again. So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

KelliD on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

From the link:

On behalf of myself I can say with certainty Matthew Whitton and Ricky Dyer not the best Bigfoot trackers in the world!

Ya think?

lorien1973 on August 19, 2008 at 4:50 PM

Come on…. its so obvious that the “Bigfoot” in the video is a bad recreation of the real Bigfoot in a box touted in the press conference. If there was no real BigFoot in a box, then there would not have been a press conference. And the real Bigfoot was not sticking out its tongue.

You guys are so gullable.

AverageJoe on August 19, 2008 at 4:53 PM

Whew! I can now sleep again. So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

Tinactin.

Bishop on August 19, 2008 at 4:53 PM

Everyone knows Steve Austin let Bigfoot take off in that spaceship back in the 70’s. He’s on another planet now!

Malpaso on August 19, 2008 at 4:56 PM

Here…………… I have a book for you to read.

Seven Percent Solution on August 19, 2008 at 4:56 PM

So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

KelliD on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

Kathy Bates with a sledge?

max1 on August 19, 2008 at 4:59 PM

So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

KelliD on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

Strong Actin’ Tinactin!

saltydogg14 on August 19, 2008 at 5:05 PM

McCain/Bigfoot ‘08!

Limerick on August 19, 2008 at 4:32 PM

Doesn’t seem likely. I haven’t even been vetted yet.

Whew! I can now sleep again. So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

What would ward me off? Liberalism. Can’t stand to get near the stuff.

Bigfoot on August 19, 2008 at 5:13 PM

Pat Buchanan says it’s our fault.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on August 19, 2008 at 5:17 PM

Was a pair of commercials longer than the clip at both ends necessary or is this the future of things net wise?

[email protected] on August 19, 2008 at 5:17 PM

I’m surprised the commenters at HA are so willing to take the word of a guy involved in the COVERUP. That’s right COVERUP! There was a real bigfoot but this obvious fake was used to replace the real body. I find it frightening that the government can just come in and scoop up a bigfoot and replace it with this plastic creature and then tell everyone it was a fake in the first place. I think we can all agree that BIGFOOT EXISTS. There simply is no doubt about it. I think everyone can acknowledge that this creature is alive. I have always said that the creature is out there if we will just invest the money necessary to find it.

The fact that the government is clearly involved in the coverup should make us all stop and think. The fact is that we have so much we could learn from this gentle steward of the wildnerness. He knows the Iraq war was a fraud and a lie and now George Bush’s government is just trying to keep him quiet.

Mormon Doc on August 19, 2008 at 5:30 PM

lorien1973 on August 19, 2008 at 4:50 PM

heh…that was the best. What’s this country come to when a couple of guys can stick a rubber suit in a watery freezer, snap a not-so-detailed pic of it, and bam! They’re starring on all the major networks, all over the interwebz…

Gawd bless America!

JetBoy on August 19, 2008 at 5:44 PM

Whew! I can now sleep again. So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

KelliD on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

180gr .300 Win Mag SPBT

Just to be safe, I’d recommend shouting “Hey! You! In the gorilla suit! Stop or I’ll shoot!” before pulling the trigger.

Hollowpoint on August 19, 2008 at 5:44 PM

I smell a government cover up!

TheBigOldDog on August 19, 2008 at 5:53 PM

Whew! I can now sleep again. So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

Head-On or Kinoki Footpads, I’d wager.

mjk on August 19, 2008 at 6:32 PM

So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

KelliD on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

Libtards.

Scares the hell out of a Bigfoot.

Come to think of it, they scare the hell out of me too…

catmman on August 19, 2008 at 6:36 PM

I wonder when the Left is going to ‘Examine’ Obama’s foot and find out it’s every bit as phony as this crap.

BigWyo on August 19, 2008 at 6:45 PM

That is not the same body as in the previous images. Clearly the Neocons have spirited the real body away and replaced it with this obvious hoax. The two men who retrieved the body are probably in Gitmo. Which brings me to another peculiar fact. All that water. Did Bigfoot die of water boarding? Nice try at a cover up. Bigfoot lives!

ronsfi on August 19, 2008 at 7:01 PM

Whew! I can now sleep again. So if garlic wards off the vampires, what does one use to ward off Bigfoot?

KelliD on August 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM

Tight shoes

ej_pez on August 19, 2008 at 7:19 PM

SAY IT AIN’T SO!!!!!

CynicalOptimist on August 19, 2008 at 7:25 PM

Head-On or Kinoki Footpads, I’d wager.

mjk on August 19, 2008 at 6:32 PM

Them would have to be some kickarse huge footpads…

CynicalOptimist on August 19, 2008 at 7:31 PM

Real, fake…makes no difference to the core question:

Does it taste like chicken?

sulla on August 19, 2008 at 9:27 PM

Al Gore got $100,000,000 for his hoax. These guys are pikers.

Mojave Mark on August 19, 2008 at 11:04 PM

Sigh, I was hoping it was true for some drama, a different kind of drama.

AprilOrit on August 20, 2008 at 12:21 AM

Just because this particular Bigfoot carcass was fake doesn’t mean the story isn’t accurate. I have documents here from Bigfoot that handwriting experts affirm are authentic. Me and Mary Mapes are working on this.

Tantor on August 20, 2008 at 1:11 AM

I blame John McCain’s president.

Talon on August 20, 2008 at 7:36 AM

BUT.. did they meet Megyn Kelly?

if they did, I’m sewing up my Yeti costume right now..

DaveC on August 20, 2008 at 8:50 AM