What Really Happened in Portlock, Alaska?

What Really Happened in Portlock, Alaska?

Residents of Portlock, Alaska all abandoned the town after a string of deaths in the 1940s. Rumours of a strange creature abound – oh no!

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  1. Explore! Underground on March 17, 2023 at 10:15 am

    Uh, Simon.. your brother’s, cousin’s, uncle’s dad… is your grandfather, not some unrelated stranger lol

  2. Elizabeth Willis on March 17, 2023 at 10:15 am

    I enjoyed archive 81 but I’ll going to disappoint you. They aren’t doing a second season. Sorry.

  3. Felix921 on March 17, 2023 at 10:15 am

    I propose ‘forest camels’ as the plural for moose.

  4. Joshua Errol Chamberlain on March 17, 2023 at 10:16 am

    Simon, today YOU learn! Fishes in actually a real and usable word – it is distinct from fish (pl) because fish (pl) means multiple of the SAME KIND of fish, whereas fishes means multiple kinds of fish. 😀 (my dad is a marine biologist!)

  5. Amanda Summers on March 17, 2023 at 10:18 am

    I watched the show. In the 1st couple of episodes it seemed to be a documentary then it did a full 180 and was full on made up B.S with mediums ect. Got very funny.

  6. Misha on March 17, 2023 at 10:20 am

    It’s definitely lizard people 💯🧐

  7. Bert Baker on March 17, 2023 at 10:21 am

    @~30:40 lol, If they’re being paid to hunt cryptids then I think a true professional would have made sure to stay in frame and get eaten

  8. greenaum on March 17, 2023 at 10:22 am

    Yeah, "researchers" who just Google something and can’t be arsed finding the actual records from the time, I hate those too, Mr Does-Seven-Of-These-Videos-A-Day.

  9. Devin Caldwell on March 17, 2023 at 10:25 am

    You brother’s cousin’s uncle’s dad is just your grandfather…

  10. Daniel Webster on March 17, 2023 at 10:25 am

    I’ve known about ligers for many many years they are not able to breed also they don’t live for fifty years and they are normally very gentle which is why they are in the zoo. Also no known lion has been in North America since the biggest cat in the world the cave-lion existed

  11. Daniel Webster on March 17, 2023 at 10:26 am

    Preacher I knew when I was younger before his death. He had to crawl through the windows to wake me m why and my newborn daughter’s up when I was 18 when she was 16. We have already went to sleep and could not hear the outside world so we were all very clearly carbon monoxide poisoning. And although entertain all options not one either me or my wife reported seeing things. Such as floating disembodied spirits or anything like that so carbon monoxide is not the answer to ghosts. Not to mention many of them are photographed and you cannot photograph a hallucination. And as far as the picture goes experts can pick out if it has been CGI. The reason I am working all of this out is there are true mysteries in this world of which there is no explanation. Anybody that don’t believe that look at David polides strangest disappearances and you will find things that have no rational explanation.

  12. Lord Crayzar on March 17, 2023 at 10:27 am

    Nicole Kidman in the ring? Haha

  13. Donna Desmoulin on March 17, 2023 at 10:28 am

    Moose are terribly dangerous, please dear tourist,be afraid.

  14. KitKat69 on March 17, 2023 at 10:28 am

    This video is such a giant waste of time. He’s just reading a script someone else wrote, and clearly hasn’t even heard of this before. He has no idea what he’s on about, and disregards all the stuff that obviously would be drawing interest in this event. "Bigfoot? Ghosts? What a load of old tosh. Here’s my Starbucks cup!!" What an annoying smarmy git

  15. Kevin Gluys on March 17, 2023 at 10:29 am

    That phone rang and it immediately jumped into an ad for pizza that began with a phone ringing and I genuinely could not tell if it was a gag or an ad until well into the commercial.

  16. dbowen on March 17, 2023 at 10:29 am

    Ghost Town Living is in the south western US. Maybe Arizona.

  17. CC Dragon on March 17, 2023 at 10:29 am

    Key-nai is how you say it. Key like 🔑

  18. mark bowman on March 17, 2023 at 10:31 am

    Your brothers cousins uncles dad? Your brother and your cousins are the same people, their uncle would be your dad, and his dad would be your granddad. So that could just be a long way to say your grandfather

  19. Joshua Errol Chamberlain on March 17, 2023 at 10:31 am

    discovery owns history channel, so HA

  20. Spencer on March 17, 2023 at 10:32 am

    "Your brother’s cousin’s uncle’s dad…" So, your grandpa?

  21. Daniel Webster on March 17, 2023 at 10:32 am

    You need to read on the cannery was doing very well when they abandoned the town. Many of the old-timers said they left because people were finding body parts on a daily basis. And before anyone says it could have been murdered it would have to be a platoon of murderers. Which it seems more likely that there was a creature doing that than a platoon of murderers I mean that’s ridiculous. Anyone that leaves the history of fort Lauderdale will find that the cannery was in full production when the people left.

  22. oakie smokie on March 17, 2023 at 10:33 am

    Cerro Gordo ghost town living. Bloke called Brent. Wkd channel. nice one for the shout out to him. hes in the mountains by death valley

  23. widgeonslayer on March 17, 2023 at 10:33 am

    I’ve seen the tops of trees break off and drive into the ground upside down. By an eerie howling presence.
    Traditionally referred to as the wind.

  24. Clint Howe on March 17, 2023 at 10:36 am

    One thing i’ve noticed about the Alaska Triangle is that are just happens to correlate with the part of the State where there are the only roads in the State so of course you won’t hear about people disappearing from the non triangle parts because, aside from some isolated native villages there are no people there.

  25. Benjamin Dio on March 17, 2023 at 10:37 am

    The off topic banter is horrible Makes the story almost impossible to listen to.

  26. gycygvgi on March 17, 2023 at 10:37 am

    There is news clippings in alaska of what happened in portlock

  27. Josi on March 17, 2023 at 10:39 am

    ‘The Ring’ starred Naomi Watts, not Nicole Kidman. 😊

  28. Meatsweats on March 17, 2023 at 10:40 am

    it’s not Nicole Kidman…
    twas Naomi Watts.

  29. Terry Burrell on March 17, 2023 at 10:41 am

    Simon just cannot resist asides and sidetracking! These must double the length of the video. But they are quite amusing sometimes. Then his question is immediately answered by the script!

  30. Good Knight on March 17, 2023 at 10:46 am

    Might as well podcast this channel with another person.gibber jabber ding dong

  31. M Gray on March 17, 2023 at 10:47 am

    I like watching your shows across your different channels I I think yeah bring something to the table just for entertainment and you know kind of a real time critique of some weird shit. I’ve never heard either. That’s awesome but I like this one. I don’t know where there is because you have a Starbucks coffee or what but I’m telling you at you seem very much more human right in this video. I like it a lot I’m not all done yet but I’m gonna finish.

  32. Tatjana Kragh on March 17, 2023 at 10:48 am

    "Sounds like the old woman’s seeing some ghosts"—well, time for a sip of coffee.

  33. greenaum on March 17, 2023 at 10:48 am

    A Liger is a child of male tiger and a female lion. The other way round is called a Tigon. Both are unheard of in nature simply because tigers and lions don’t live near each other. It’s thought to be something to do with growth-limiting genes being on the opposite sexes of the two species, though it’s not completely figured out yet, so Ligers just grow and grow.

    In reputable zoos, they occasionally occur by accident when some amourous tiger-daddy manages to get close to a female lion, but no decent zoo will breed them deliberately. But some zoos do. People protest because these creatures are just not meant to be, and suffer health problems because of it.

    Male ligers are all sterile, as are male tigons, which is a shame cos I want to see what happens when you breed a tigon with a liger, do you get a lion and tiger that are twins? But it will apparently never happen. Sometimes female liger / tigons have bred with lions though, showing the females are fertile.

  34. laura brown on March 17, 2023 at 10:50 am

    No ghosts but… there are demons. Don’t know if that is more or less comforting. Just be aware.

  35. John Gavin on March 17, 2023 at 10:52 am

    An acceptable term for talking about multiple species of fish in one location.

  36. Boring Old White Guy on March 17, 2023 at 10:53 am

    Simon, I think there is something VERY wrong with youtube and you might want to look into it. I was watching a channel the other day and you weren’t on it at all. I was quite concerned and so I watched a video on a different channel and could not find you there either. Apparently there are channels on youtube that have videos you’re not in. Please investigate this immediately as this is rather disconcerting.

  37. Travis Cook on March 17, 2023 at 10:54 am

    Ghost Town Living is in Cerro Gordo, California

  38. Daniel Webster on March 17, 2023 at 10:55 am

    The postmaster had stayed there much longer than other people and as I have stated before he said he saw these creatures beating their chests and actually growling at him but they didn’t leave the woods. When people started dying it’s because they went in the woods there were so many loggers that disappeared they were finding body parts on a daily basis

  39. The Bearded Kemosabe on March 17, 2023 at 10:57 am

    The mine channel is in Southern California actually. It’s the Cerro Gordo Mine and it’s the reason we have Los Angeles. The port was created to sell the silver. The channel is him exploring the mines down to the 900ft level and rebuilding the town and exploring. Super awesome if you love history and adventure. @ghosttownliving

  40. McMike on March 17, 2023 at 10:57 am

    I have watched this show, it’s hilariously bad. The seasons flip around a bunch during the episodes, think green grass to snow and back again, and it is claimed that it is the same day.

    I live in Alaska, our weather does not work that way.

  41. Cristina Richart on March 17, 2023 at 10:59 am

    Alaska triangle not a thing. Born n raised 30 years. Never heard about it

  42. Richard Hillard on March 17, 2023 at 11:03 am

    Nobody likes a ‘poor sport’…

  43. Adrianne Nash on March 17, 2023 at 11:03 am

    You are not Frank; you are Simon! Buh duh bum! Be well from washington state USA ❤️

  44. Daniel Webster on March 17, 2023 at 11:03 am

    A mutant wolf could not be the answer unless that creature stood on two legs and had hands. I mean unless you want to believe in werewolves and think it’s more believable than us that’s what I guess whatever your opinion is. Something with hands that is incredibly strong that was able to rip body parts on which a wolf cannot do even a bear cannot do that. Also whether it was a wolf on two legs or four there would be signs of toenails same thing with bears. I mean there is a true mystery there how many people go off hunting in Wyoming and then their body parts are found everywhere. People disappear everywhere but usually there’s no body parts found and there was a survivor that says it was a Large hairy biped. Also people that saw them distance said it was about 10 that’s why I’m saying if it was a wolf it would have to be a werewolf. I mean there was some the facts and pants in the Continental 48 states where body parts were ripped off including one with four strong men and one survivor. And the survivors said that it looks like a large wolf but it is interesting to note that he also said it was a biped the Ford ranger balls told his employees to fill out a report saying it was a bear attack. His employees said it was not a bear though. The boss said no it was not but if you want to keep your job you will say it was. He said people over my head are making the rules. The sheriff actually stated that no bear or mutant wolf on two legs with hands can rip people apart. Also import lost none of their buddies at you marks on them wish they would have had if it was a wild mutant animal. Both bears and wolves kill by Teeth although bear’s skin ripped with their nails and it would lead nasty wounds it will not detach a head or arms.

  45. Kevin Hall on March 17, 2023 at 11:03 am


  46. Cynthia Gibson on March 17, 2023 at 11:03 am

    Have you heard of headless valley?

  47. Ms Cinders on March 17, 2023 at 11:05 am

    I love Ghost Town Living, Brent is in California! Your channels are ok too I guess (KIDDING 🤣), I watch all your content and you do great work sir!! 🌟

  48. Jeff Donnelly on March 17, 2023 at 11:08 am

    If you want Starbucks to be your sponsor.. the last thing you should do is advertise for Starbucks free of charge. Next time put your Starbucks cup inside of a competitor’s cup instead 😉

  49. Dawn T on March 17, 2023 at 11:08 am

    My husband and I watched the Discovery+ program. We didn’t even attempt to contain our sarcastic remarks and eye-rolls as we watched it. LOL

  50. Rhonda Sisco-Cleveland on March 17, 2023 at 11:09 am

    Open minded? 😂 ok

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