Lyle Blackburn

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Lyle Blackburn is an author, musician, and cryptozoologist from Texas. His acclaimed books, The Beast of Boggy Creek and Lizard Man, reflect his life-long fascination with legends and sighting reports of real-life 'monsters.' During his research, Lyle has often explored the remote reaches of the southern U.S. in search of shadowy creatures said to inhabit the dense backwoods and swamplands of these areas.

Lyle is also a staff writer for the monthly horror magazine, Rue Morgue, and founder of the rock band Ghoultown. He has been heard on numerous radio programs, including Coast To Coast AM, and has appeared on television shows such as Monsters & Mysteries in America, Finding Bigfoot, Elvira's Movie Macabre, and the CBS Sunday Morning Show.

Recently, Lyle served as consulting producer and host of the Destination America special, Monsters and Mysteries in America: The Blackburn Files.