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About jerseydevilbook

Author of The Domestic Life of the Jersey Devil, a nonfiction book about the origins and development of the Jersey Devil folk story. I'm distantly related to the monster!

The Pine Rat’s Revenge

In assembling my splendid book — which one reviewer called, “Scattered unclear writing”…“Mr. Sprouse never truly does get to his point”) — I was reminded of certain fundamental division in the cultural life of our great republic, a divide so obvious and elemental that … Continue reading

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Jersey Devil Studies Vol. I: The X-Files

In which Chris Carter channels the Kallikaks The X-Files: “The Jersey Devil” Air Date: October 8, 1993 Written by Chris Carter; directed by Joe Napolitano Based on the evidence of my Twitter feed, Episode Five, Season One of The X-Files(“The … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Call me a Skeptic’

Reporter Bill Sprouse recently published his first book, a history of the Jersey Devil and of his distant family connection to the famous folk story of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. He sat down with our own Henry C., a … Continue reading

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Domestic Life of the Jersey Devil

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You can contact the author on Twitter – @sprouserian– on Facebook and by email.

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The Domestic Life of the Jersey Devil – preliminary cover

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