Why Bigfoot is the myth we need right now

Laura Krantz spent two years searching for Bigfoot as part of her podcast “Wild Thing.” Credit: Jake Holschuh/Foxtopus Ink.

One of the most enduring American legends is Bigfoot, a hairy man-beast roaming the woods. The Bigfoot legend has been around since the 19th Century. Why the legend persists is a mystery in itself. Journalist Laura Krantz tried to solve it. She made a podcast about it called “Wild Thing.”