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A podcast about urban myths, scary legends, and all around spooky stuff.

A podcast about urban myths, scary legends, and all around spooky stuff.
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Canada

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A podcast about urban myths, scary legends, and all around spooky stuff.

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English


Episodes

Episode 25: Witches, part I; History and Around the World

10/9/2018
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"What else is a woman but a foe to friendship-! They are evil, lecherous, vain, and lustful. All witchcraft comes from carnal lust, which is, in women, insatiable." -The Malleus Maleficarum Join us for a bummer of an anniversary episode, as we discuss witches throughout history and around the world. This episode has it all - murder, witchcraft, torture, and a stark reminder that women have and continue to be treated... well, you'll hear.

Duration:00:47:27

Episode 24: The Dyatlov Pass Incident

9/23/2018
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In 1959, nine Soviet university students died in suspicious ways while hiking the treacherous trails of the Ural mountains. Decades later, it remains one of the largest unsolved mysteries. Join us as we mark one year of this podcast by discussing the many theories thrown around behind this famous case (Spoiler Alert: It's NOT aliens).

Duration:00:43:26

Episode 23: Creepypasta & Fears

9/9/2018
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This episode starts as another creepypasta anthology, but it is quickly derailed by our love of RustyQuill's The Magnus Archives. Join us as we read some internet stories and use TMA's categorization of fears to figure out what makes them unsettling. Stories: The Keyhole: Whatever you do, don't look in the keyhole of the locked room. Psychosis: Can you trust the people you are interacting with through your phone and computer? Are there people at all? Or is there something more sinister at...

Duration:00:44:46

Episode 22: Banshee and White Ladies

8/19/2018
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For this episode, we focus on banshees and white ladies. Come listen as we discuss what is a banshee and what they do, why you should never bother a woman washing clothes at a river (or maybe you should?), and how to break into the "crying at funerals" industry. Bonus: who the fuck is Sean Cassidy, and other loud comic book character discussions. WARNING: This episode features some joking discussion about suicide by jumping. Please be mindful to yourself and only listen if you're comfortable...

Duration:01:01:29

Episode 15: Fox Spirits

5/14/2018
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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.

Duration:02:06:49

Episode 14: Selkies

4/22/2018
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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.

Duration:00:37:14

Episode 13: Chupacaba & Latin American Vampires

4/9/2018
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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.

Duration:00:40:19

Episode 12: The Jersey Devil

3/25/2018
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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.

Duration:00:37:06

Episode 11: Wendigo

3/11/2018
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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.

Duration:00:48:08

Episode 10: Vengeful Spirits

2/25/2018
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Japan has a rich supernatural history, and the subset we discuss in this episode focuses on angry women - vengeful over perceived wrongs, betrayed by their lovers, and turned into spirits or demons in their ire. This episode's full title is "Angry and vengeful female spirits from Japan that are sometimes also demons".

Duration:00:35:18

Episode 9: Duendes

2/11/2018
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Episode 9: Duendes by Crypt Talk

Duration:00:37:21

Ep 8: Vampires, part 2

1/28/2018
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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.

Duration:00:39:36

Episode 7: Vampires, part 1.

1/14/2018
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On the first part of our two-episode special, we discuss the origins of the vampire myth. We focus on ancient beliefs and the 18th and 19th century vampire craze. Finally, we talk about the most influential pieces of literature that helped shape the image of today's vampire. Also, pronunciation errors - so many of them.

Duration:00:43:06

Episode 6: Christmas Legends

12/26/2017
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In our very special holiday episode, we discuss Krampus and other monsters and creatures associated with Christmas. Why is there so much child-killing during this season? Also, #Yulecat

Duration:00:38:29

Episode 5: The Amityville House

12/17/2017
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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!

Duration:00:40:12

Episode 4: Cadejos

12/1/2017
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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.

Duration:02:14:30

Episode 3: Kelpies

11/13/2017
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In our third episode, we discuss Kelpies, the Scottish water creature. Also, we go into how horrible horses are.

Duration:00:40:05

Episode 2: Black Eyed Kids

10/30/2017
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In our second episode, we discuss the Black Eyed Kids. When did their story start? What encounters have people had with them? Will we ever stop making Black-Eyed Peas puns? Do you have any suggestions for our next episodes? Email us at crypttalkcast@gmail.com twitter: https://twitter.com/crypttalkpod tumblr: http://crypttalk.tumblr.com Theme: Say It Anyway, by P C III, at www.pipechoir.com

Duration:00:38:59

Episode 1: La Llorona

10/14/2017
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In our inaugural episode, we discuss a myth we both grew up with: La Llorona. We go into the story behind it, as well as similar myths from around the world and true tales of mothers who killed their children - plus a lot of chatter. Theme song: Say it Anyway by P C III. www.pipechoir.com

Duration:00:30:53