Long Live The Hodag
Status: New BookKurt Kortenhof has sent word that his new book, LONG LIVE THE HODAG — The Life and Legacy of Eugene Simeon Shepard is now in print. For anyone interested in hoaxes, tall tales, and folklore, I figure it should be interesting. I've already ordered a copy.
For those who don't know what the Hodag is, it's a creature native to Wisconsin. It's said to have the head of a bull, the back of a dinosaur, and the leering features of a giant man. You can still find it featured on many Wisconsin postcards. Here's the book description:
|Categories: Folklore/Tall Tales|
|Posted by The Curator on Wed May 10, 2006|
I was wondering if the Hodag would show up here one day. My In-Laws live in Rhinelander WI .. "Home of the Hodag". So I see a lot of hodags when I got to visit. Last time I was there I noticed the town went so far as to market Hodag Slippers!Posted by Suki in WI on Tue May 16, 2006 at 12:49 PM
could you please tell me who the manufactuer is of the HODAG SLIPPERS.....Walmart is out of them and wont be getting any more in this year. I have a friend in Australia that would love a pair. any info would be greatly appreciated.Posted by toni in rhinelander on Tue May 15, 2007 at 12:50 PM
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