Idea: a chain of popup stores. (I don't know what it even means, but it seems like everything is now either a chain or a popup store.)
Montauk Monster. OMFG, my summer is a horror movie. Update: NY Mag finds live witnesses. So it sounds legit, but still unidentified.
Can't wait until everyone finds out this was viral marketing for Bloghaüs.
posted by krucoff at 7:43 PM on July 29, 2008
Some forensic types are saying it's a dog, possibly with his legs tied together. Eek!
posted by katiebakes at 12:00 PM on July 30, 2008
Looks like a sea turtle without it's shell.
posted by mike at 1:34 PM on July 30, 2008
that's one ugly dog!!
posted by Kraig at 2:27 PM on July 30, 2008
Pretty funky lookin dog
posted by Bluze at 4:15 PM on July 30, 2008
it's not that bad im a fan of hairless animals ^.^ I really don't think its a dog.. And if it's an animals tested animal im going to be pissed! But if it's not then i hope we find out more about it because it's really interesting. It didn't look scary.. I felt bad it had so much bloating and stuff. He was like a little pinkie :(
posted by Amanda at 4:52 PM on July 30, 2008
Im from montauk this is real
posted by montauk local at 5:07 PM on July 30, 2008
They've been making a pretty good case for dog on the Gawker comments thread, complete with links to boxer skulls. Pretty sad if it is.
I thought it was a turtle sans shell too, but turtle shells are connected to their spine, so if that were the case it would have a lot more damage to the back than that!
posted by katiebakes at 5:34 PM on July 30, 2008
looks like some photoshop work to me. A 3 part piece of work. Poor blending around the neck and cheek though.
posted by John at 8:18 PM on July 30, 2008
CNN was showing Jeanne Moos' report on this all day long. She walks down the street asking people at random what this creature is. What are the chances you'll bump into a cryptozoologist just by chance. This is not reporting, CNN, this is filler.
posted by Badasstronaut at 4:43 PM on August 1, 2008
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