Lyle Blackburn Lyle Blackburn author


Lyle BlackburnLyle Blackburn is a native Texan known for his work in writing, music, and film. He is the author of several acclaimed books, including The Beast of Boggy Creek and Sinister Swamps, whose subject matter reflects his life-long fascination with legendary creatures and strange phenomenon. Lyle is also the founder of the rock band, Ghoultown, and narrator/producer of documentary films such as The Mothman of Point Pleasant and Boggy Creek Monster.

Lyle is a frequent guest on radio programs such as Coast To Coast AM, and has been featured on various television shows airing on Animal Planet, Destination America, Travel, Discovery Science, and Shudder. In his work with Monsters and Mysteries in America, he served as both consulting producer and special episode host.

As a musician, Lyle has achieved similar success. His band Ghoultown has released nine albums, which have not only earned a loyal worldwide following, but found their way into movies, video games, and numerous live venues across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Highlights include an invitation to write a song for iconic horror maven, Elvira Mistress of the Dark, which aired on her nationally syndicated show, Movie Macabre.

When Lyle isn't writing books, hunting monsters, or performing with his band, he can be found speaking at various cryptozoology conferences and horror conventions around the United States. Just look for the trademark black cowboy hat.

» Lyle at IMDB.

Television Appearances...

Monsters & Mysteries: The Blackburn Files (Destination America)
Monsters & Mysteries in America (Destination America)
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs (Shudder)
Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet)
Strange Evidence (Discovery Science)

Buried Worlds (Travel)
Home Strange Home (HGTV)
Shipping Wars (A&E)
Elvira's Movie Macabre (syndicated)
CBS Sunday Morning Show (CBS)

Television and Film Credits...

Host: Monsters & Mysteries: The Blackburn Files (television)
Consulting Producer: Monsters & Mysteries in America - Season 3 (television)
Host: Momo the Missouri Monster (movie)
Executive Producer / Narrator / Co-Writer: The Mothman of Point Pleasant (documentary)
Host / Co-Producer / Narrator: Boggy Creek Monster (documentary)
Narrator: Skinwalker: The Howl of the Rougarou (documentary)
Narrator: Mothman Legacy (documentary)
Narrator: Terror In the Skies (documentary)
Narrator: The Bray Road Beast (documentary)
Host / Writer / Narrator: American Monster Tour (documentary)

Conference / Convention / Speaking Appearances...

International Cryptozoology Con - St. Augustine, Florida
International Bigfoot Con - Kennewick, Washington
Texas Bigfoot Conference - Jefferson, Texas
Ohio Bigfoot Conference - Cambridge, Ohio
Boggy Creek Festival - Fouke, Arkansas
Fouke Monster Festival - Fouke, Arkansas
Cryptid Con - Frankfort, Kentucky
Mothman Festival - Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Florida Skunk Ape Conference - Orlando, Florida
Lake Worth Monster Bash - Fort Worth, Texas
Honobia Bigfoot Conference - Honobia, Oklahoma
Nebraska Bigfoot Conference - Hastings, Nebraska
Oklahoma Bigfoot Symposium - Stilwell, Oklahoma
Cryptopalooza - Jefferson, Texas
Crosstimbers Creature Con - Norman, Oklahoma
Lizard Man Festival - Bishopville, South Carolina
Southeast Texas Bigfoot Conference - Huntsville, Texas
Great Florida Bigfoot Conference - Lakeland, Florida

Paranormal Summit - Sacramento, California
Paranormal Expo - Little Rock, Arkansas
Gulf Coast ParaCon - Biloxi, Mississippi
History Haunts & Legends - Jefferson, Texas
Haunted Holidays - Marshall, Texas
Weird West Fest - Giddings, Texas

Anomalist's Books - Lexington, Oklahoma
Springfield-Greene County Library - Missouri
Claibourne Public Library - Homer, Louisiana
Dallas Public Library - Dallas, Texas
Bedford Public Library - Bedford, Texas
Watauga Public Libary - Watauga, Texas
Fort Worth Public Libary - Fort Worth, Texas

Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources
Museum of the Weird - Austin, Texas
Expedition Bigfoot - Cherry Log, Georgia
Chutay Ranch - Talihina, Oklahoma

Texas State University - San Marcos, Texas
Willard High School - Willard, Missouri

Texas Frightmare Weekend - Dallas, Texas
Festival of Fear - Toronto, Canada
Scarefest - Lexington, Kentucky
HorrorHound Weekend - Indianapolis, Indiana
Fantom Fest - San Antonio, Texas
Carnival of Parahorror - Buffalo, New York
Cult Classic Convenion - Bastrop, Texas
Preserve Halloween Festival - Irving, Texas
Texas Bigfoot Film Festival - Marshall, Texas

Dragon*Con - Atlanta, Georgia
Pensacon - Pensacola, Florida
Fan Expo - Dallas, Texas
Ark-La-Tx Comic Con - Texarkana, Arkansas



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