In this episode, we discuss fox spirits, prevalent in East Asian cultures. Where did their stories start? If you had choose, should you meet a kitsune or a gumiho? And how many fox spirit representations can we find in modern media? Come learn with us about these wise, and sometimes dangerous, creatures.
Selkies, the seal creatures known for changing into human form, are playful and innocent. They are the perfect example that sometimes, the supernatural beings are not the monsters of their story. Also, we find something even scarier than monsters: a PUA website. Content Warning: In this episode, we discuss non-consensual relationships, rape, and coercive behavior in relationships. Please be mindful to yourself before listening.
The chupacabra is one of the best known cryptics from Latin America, terrorizing cattle and humans alike. But is there a reasonable explanation behind the sightings? We also discuss other vampire-like creatures, as well as Drag Race icons and the Stanley Cup.
Today, we jump to the eastern United States to look at one of the most long-standing cryptics: the Jersey Devil. How did this creature came to be? How long did it stick around? And what are some encounters that the people of New Jersey have had with it? Also, the pettiest Founding Father fight since Hamilton.
In some North American Indigenous cultures, there exist the tale of the Wendigo, a cannibalistic creature that will endlessly crave human meat. In this episode, we discuss the wendigo, as well as some cannibals in real life, and wendigos in the media. Also, Monster High OCs.
On the second part of our vampire special, we talk about how different cultures have different traditions for vampires, as well as go into a more modern western takes on vampire stories. Please don't leave us a bad review, Anne Rice.
Although there are plenty of haunted houses across the globe, none has quite influenced popular culture the way the Amityville House has. In this episode, we talk about its history, its stories, and everything in between. Also in this episode: the other plenty of haunted houses!
Do you like dogs? What if they were the size of a cow, with bright red eyes and dark fur? In this episode, we discuss Cadejos, the (sometimes) evil dogs that meet lone night travelers in Central America. Lucky for you, there is another type of Cadejo - a good one, who looks to protect you instead of harming you. Listen to find out more.