Monster Byte: Castaway sues Innsmouth Cruise Line

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – A local Innsmouth cruise line is in hot water thanks to a cantankerous castaway. Thirty-two-year-old fisherman Stanley MacKenzie says he and seven others had been stranded for thirteen days because the motor on their fishing boat broke and their radio equipment had became inoperative. On March 23, they caught a glimpse of a cruise liner passing by and called for help, signalling with everything they could, but the ship, owned by Euryale Cruises, …

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Monster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (July 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

July Blood Drive

It’s time to open up a vein, folks! Innsmouth’s Blood Bank is dangerously low, and a call has gone out to residents for help. Blood Drive organiser, Sister Mary Margaret of the Sacred Order of Hastur, said, “We have our regular donors, but, sadly, with the amount of tragedy lately, the blood bank has been unable to keep up with the demand for transfusions.

“We’re asking for the townsfolk to come together for …

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Monster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (June 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Paine Street Cinema – Month of Horror

Paine Street Cinema is holding its annual Month of Horror and cinema manager Denise Fuller told Innsmouth Free Press there’ll be “something for everyone. This year, our focus is on the ‘monster’. Each week, we’ll be showcasing one particular nasty and all those who dress as our weekly star will get free popcorn.”

Mrs. Fuller has also confirmed that Paine Street Cinema will be holding a fundraising drive for …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (June 2012)

Monster Byte: Tcho-Tcho Storyteller Changing Lives Like “Jackie Chan-meets-Tupac”

By Bryan Thao Worra

The best storyteller Xou Monyu ever heard was his father. As a professional Tcho-Tcho storyteller today, Xou Monyu learned many of his best lessons from him.

When Tcho-Tcho children required discipline in Laos, Xou Monyu’s father never yelled or threatened. He would instead say, “It’s time for a story. Once, there was a Tcho-Tcho who had a problem like you….” The children would then contemplate Monyu’s father’s words and
find the right solution from there.

After …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (May 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

May is ‘Adopt and Foster a Pet Month’ at the Innsmouth Humane Society

Following the arson attack on the Innsmouth Humane Society last week, a call has gone out to Innsmouth residents for help.

Innsmouth Humane Society spokesman Callum O’Connor said, “We desperately need Innsmouth’s help. We have a number of animals in need of homes, both temporary and permanent.” Mr. O’Connor confirmed that some of the animals required special care: “Yes, some of our dogs …

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Monster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (March 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Tasty Encounters’ Weird Encounters Take 2!

This year’s Weird Encounters will take on a “darker, more sinister feel” says Tasty Encounters owner, Zack Hunt. “The last few months…hell, this last year…has been one Innsmouth could well forget, but what we want to do is stare those dark times in the face and say, ‘You can knock us down, but we’ll get up every time.’

“With the Raid and all the losses at the [Trophonian] Caves, we …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (February 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

February is Fundraiser Month at Innsmouth Free Press. If you enjoy this Monster Byte, please consider making a donation to the site, for a chance to win one of our books. You can also like our Facebook page, or our book pages, either on Facebook or on Amazon. Thanks!

Blood Drive

Innsmouth Remembers, in conjunction with Innsmouth Hospital and Innsmouth Medical Center, are organising a Blood Drive for the first week of February. Organiser Lyle …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (January 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Search for Searchers

Hampered by bad weather, the search for the missing volunteers of last month’s failed Search for Samuel will be conducted on January 19. Captain Jim Rose has called in noted speleologist, Dr. Daniel Ashkinawan, to head the search team. “The original search team operated off the ‘Deacon’ charts of the [Trophonian] caves,” said Capt. Rose. “Dan has studied those charts extensively and used them for his own expeditions. We welcome his expertise.”

When …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (January 2012)

Monster Byte: Unusual Species of Bat Sighted

By R. Scott Howes

Innsmouth, MA – Innsmouth is well-known for its diverse topography, and varied plant and animal life. From the shallow salt water marshes to the inland woods where giant ferns grow, few places provide such a rich biosphere. It appears Innsmouth may once again claim distinction from its neighbour communities with the discovery of an unusual species of bat. Though rumours of the sightings have circulated since last spring, it is only now that it may be …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (December 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

December Christmas Present Drive

‘Innsmouth Remembers’ will be launching a Christmas Present Drive for the month of December. “To help make Christmas a special one for those who remain displaced after the Innsmouth Second Great Raid,” said Lyle Cordeaux.

“The rebuilding is going a lot more slowly than we’d like and there are some families who are still without homes. Christmas is going to be a heartbreaking one for them, and we, as a community, …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (November 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

November Donation Drive

Following last month’s raid by the Massachusetts National Guard, Caleb McHenry, in conjunction with locally-shot TV show, Cryptozoological, has organised a donation drive for the month of November.

“Anything you can give,” Mr. McHenry told Innsmouth Free Press. “There are a lot of displaced persons from Sarnath Heights who are in need of clothing, food, blankets, anything you can spare. There’s people in need, and it don’t [sic] matter from where …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (November 2011)

Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (October 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

October Screens Horror

Paine Street Cinemas will be holding their annual Horror Month throughout October. Cinema Manager Denise Fuller said: “It’s that time of year we all love so much and we’ll be having a deluge of horror movies, from the classics to recent releases.”

Ms. Fuller confirmed that there’s “no set theme” this month: “We’ve got everything, from sci-fi, fantasy and psychological, to the beloved B-grade ‘screamers’. But on Halloween, entry to the cinema will …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (October 2011)