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Latin American folklore, myths, legends, haunted places and espooky cuentos del rancho. Hear the stories you grew up with like La Llorona, as well as true stories from listeners and guests. Join friends, Cristina & MJ, every Friday and hear these tales. Stay espooky! This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Latin American folklore, myths, legends, haunted places and espooky cuentos del rancho. Hear the stories you grew up with like La Llorona, as well as true stories from listeners and guests. Join friends, Cristina & MJ, every Friday and hear these tales. Stay espooky! This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

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Latin American folklore, myths, legends, haunted places and espooky cuentos del rancho. Hear the stories you grew up with like La Llorona, as well as true stories from listeners and guests. Join friends, Cristina & MJ, every Friday and hear these tales. Stay espooky! This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

Language:

English


Episodes

The Chupacabras & The Soucouyant

6/24/2022
Legends of blood sucking creatures are among the oldest. In Trinidad & Tobago, such tales are told. It is said that blood sucking witches that shape shift into fireballs roam the night skies. They are known as the Soucouyant. The Chupacabras is perhaps the most well known blood-sucking cryptid from Latin America, today we bring you different alleged sightings. First, we share a listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email...

Duration:00:46:41

Weird Distractions Podcast: The Great Amherst Mystery

6/10/2022
We are presenting Weird Distractions Podcast for you today! They are also part of the Cultiv8 Network and an excellent spooky listen! This episode covers the spooky Amherst mystery. Listen to Weird Distractions: https://linktr.ee/WeirdDistractionsPod "Wait, what about a flying potato? This week, Alex is joined by 2 of 3 former hosts of the Pineapple Pizza Podcast, Lindsay & Emily, to discuss a Canadian poltergeist mystery. Esther Cox was 18-years-old when she became the target of an...

Duration:01:42:53

Premonitions

6/3/2022
Have you ever had a strong feeling, warning you of something that is yet to happen? Today, we bring you tales of artists that were said to have premonitions about their deaths and two listener stories involving premonitions. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. For more spooky stories, watch us on Tiktok https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales (https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales) For pictures on the places we discuss each...

Duration:00:43:19

The Uvalde, Texas Children and Teachers.

5/27/2022
The names of the children and teachers that were murdered in a violent mass shooting on the 24th of May, 2022. Remember their names. Below are several gofundme links to help the families of those affected. We will be giving our patreon funds to help out. For Medical support for the families: https://www.gofundme.com/f/robb-elementary-school-shooting For Eva Mireles: https://www.gofundme.com/f/eva-mireles-uvaldes-hero?utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_source=customer...

Duration:00:08:24

La Bruja Cleo (Cleo the Witch)

5/20/2022
Cleotilde Grand Perez is known as Honduras' first woman serial killer, she was said to have been a witch and was more commonly known as La Bruja Cleo. Today, we bring you her tale, while MJ shares one of her abuelita's stories about brujeria. First, we share a listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. For more spooky stories, watch us on Tiktok https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales...

Duration:00:45:40

The Taotao Mona with Six of Canceled for Maintenance Podcast

5/13/2022
The Taotao Mona are ancestral spirits that walk among the living. They are protectors of mountains, jungles and the land of the Mariana Islands, but if you disrespect them, you are in for a bad time. Our guest Six joins us, to tell us about the Taotao Mona, in honor of AAPI month. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. Listen to Canceled for Maintenance: https://cancelledformaintenance.com/ (https://cancelledformaintenance.com/)...

Duration:01:07:19

Haunted Houses Part Five with Letty of Lettylovesyou

5/6/2022
La Casa de los Tubos (the House of Tubes) remained abandoned for many years and was the subject of a famous urban legend. Today we bring you the tale of la Casa de Los Tubos in Mexico, an abandoned haunted house in Honduras and our guest Letty tells us her own spooky stories. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. Follow Letty on Tikok: https://www.tiktok.com/@lettylovesyou?lang=en (https://www.tiktok.com/@lettylovesyou?lang=en)...

Duration:00:50:57

La Carreta de la Muerte (the Wagon of Death)

4/29/2022
La Carreta de la Muerte, La Carreta Nagua, La Carreta Chillona. There are many names for it and the tale is heard all over Latin America. It is a wagon, one that you do not want to hear past midnight. This week, listen to different versions of this deadly wagon, from Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. You'll hear Carmen (Cristina's twin and cohost for Novelas con Cafecito) as a guest, as at the time of recording, MJ was out sick. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on...

Duration:00:57:47

Haunted Mines: The Devil Under Cerro Rico & San Antonio de Lipez

4/22/2022
In Bolivia, in a mine that eats people, Cerro Rico, conditions are so unsafe, there is no room for God inside. Instead, mine workers worship an entity known as "El Tio" and leave him offerings to stay safe. San Antonio de Lipez is a former mining town, left abandoned and only spirits are said to remain. We, Cristina & MJ, share these tales, along with a haunted mine in New Jersey and we start the episode with a listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast,...

Duration:00:45:37

The Mummies of Guanajuato

4/15/2022
The mummies of Guanajuato, Mexico have been called some of the most gruesome mummies in existence. How did they become mummies? How were they discovered. We tell you the tale of the mummies of Guanajuato, as well as some legends surrounding the mummies. We also tell you about the unlucky mummy, believed to have caused some British folks real trouble. First, we tell you a listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. For...

Duration:00:49:46

Francisco Guerrero Perez: the First Recorded Serial Killer in Mexico

4/8/2022
Francisco Guerrero Perez was the first recorded serial killer in Mexico. From the year 1880 to 1910, he was said to have killed at least 17 women, though the number is disputed and some say it was more than 20 women. Friend of the pod, Joshua (hear him in the most recent UFO episode and our Tales of Brujas episode) returned for this episode because he learned that he is related to Francisco Guerrero Perez. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email...

Duration:00:30:47

The Devil's Cave ... and His Nose too

4/1/2022
Caves are dark, isolated and easy to get lost in. There are many reasons to find them frightening, but there are caves that are feared for one specific being. The Devil himself is said to live in caves, known as "Cuevas de Diablo (Devil's Cave). Today, we tell you about a Devil's Cave in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico, the Devil's Nose in Ecuador and the Devil's Door in El Salvador. First we bring you a listener story, if you have a story you want us to read, please email us at...

Duration:00:48:54

Historic Women: Juana Azurduy de Padilla and Rufina Amaya

3/25/2022
Many women have changed the course of history, yet we rarely hear their story today. Juana Azurduy de Padilla was instrumental in the Bolivian war for independence and Rufina Amaya's testimony uncovered one of the most cruel massacres in Latin American history, both the United States government and the Salvadoran government tried to deny it. Next week, we will return to spooky stories, but today, we share the story of these amazing women. Both stories occurred during a time of war, and...

Duration:01:04:59

Las Soldaderas & the Saint Patrick's Battalion

3/18/2022
More often than not, we only hear one side of history and many stories go unheard. Today, we bring you the tale of Las Soldaderas, women who fought during the Mexican Revolution and whose contributions to victory often go uncredited. Because yesterday (3/16/22), was Saint Patrick's Day, MJ tells us about the Saint Patrick's Battalion, who fought for Mexico during the Mexican-American war. Take caution when listening, as there are some horrible things that happen during war (lots of death,...

Duration:01:03:22

The Case of Marisela Escobedo Ortiz

3/11/2022
TW: Murder, Femicide, Rape. Today, we bring you the case of Marisela Escobedo Ortiz. Marisela Escobedo Ortiz moved mountains to find justice for her daughter, this is her story. Most of the information for this episode comes from the Netflix documentary, the Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo. In Marisela's honor and for Women's History Month, our Patreon funds will go to the MMIW, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, USA. The MMIW is a nonprofit that is dedicated to finding the missing and...

Duration:01:16:29

Haunted Train Stations

3/4/2022
Today, we bring you the tales of haunted train stations! MJ shares five stories from the New York Subway system and they're actually feel good hauntings! Surprising! Cristina shares different stories from train stations in Cuidad Mexico and Guadalajara, but first we share a spooky listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. For more spooky stories, watch us on Tiktok https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales...

Duration:00:46:10

Creation Myths

2/25/2022
The world can be a beautiful place, with so many wonders, but do you ever wonder, how did this all come to be come to be? Today, we bring you the creation stories of the Inca and the Mexica (Aztec), as well as a very short version of the Taino creation myth. We try our best with pronunciation, but some of these are very difficult. Before that, we share a listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. For more spooky...

Duration:00:54:05

Massive clouds, mountains and UFOs

2/18/2022
Today, we bring you the UFO tales! There's a little town in Argentina, which became famous after a UFO sighting in the 1980s and now the town holds a UFO festival every year. California has the highest number of UFO incidents in the United States and MJ shares sightings from Catalina island. Our guest, Josh, tells us a tale that an old air force veteran told him and it is so spooky! First, we share a listener story. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email...

Duration:00:59:54

Haunted Houses: Part Four with Jose & Katrina of Save Your Sorry Podcast

2/11/2022
Abandoned houses have always been the subject of tales and mystery. Today, we bring the tale of La Casona de Fidel, a house in Ciudad Mexico that remains empty to this day. MJ shares the tale of Whaley house in San Diego, California and our guests from Save Your Sorry podcast tell us a spooky paranormal experience. If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the podcast, please email Espookytales@gmail.com. Listen to Save Your Sorry here:...

Duration:00:37:42

Haunted Roads in Mexico

1/28/2022
Driving down a lonely road in the wee hours of the morning already sounds creepy, add in ghost tales and make it even more scary! Today we bring you the tale of East 8 mile road in Stockton, California, as well as the legend of La Rumorosa, a dangerous road in Baja California, Mexico and two shorter haunted road stories from MIchoacan and Jalisco, Mexico. Before that, we share some haunted road stories from you, our very own listeners! If you have spooky stories you want us to share on the...

Duration:00:47:42