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Paranormal Podcasts

Cuentos, folklore, y más. Two friends discussing everything Espooky, with a focus on Latinx stories, folklore and legends.

Cuentos, folklore, y más. Two friends discussing everything Espooky, with a focus on Latinx stories, folklore and legends.

Location:

United States

Description:

Cuentos, folklore, y más. Two friends discussing everything Espooky, with a focus on Latinx stories, folklore and legends.

Language:

English


Episodes

Mal de Ojo (the Evil Eye)

6/18/2021
Have you heard of a look so intense, it can make you sick? Today, we tell you about Mal de Ojo (the Evil Eye). It’s a belief that spreads across many cultures and we have cures, protection from it and stories of people affected by it. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Watch us on Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales? Follow us on Instagram Tweet Espooky Tales podcast Like Espooky Tales...

Duration:00:41:20

More Espooky Escuelas (Haunted Schools) with Vanessa of Hija de tu Madre

6/11/2021
School, a place for learning, making friends and having fun, except when it’s haunted. Today we share the tale of a terrifying haunting in a Peru school, the tale of an elementary school in Arandas, Jalisco and the very haunted Poasttown Elementary school in Ohio. Our guest also shares the tale of Metz Elementary in Austin, Texas. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Listen to Hija de Tu Madre...

Duration:00:41:49

Espooky Hoteles (Haunted Hotels)

6/4/2021
Hotels are supposed to mean fun, relaxing and vacation time! Except when they’re haunted. Today we share the tale of Hotel Meson de Jobito, in Zacatecas, Mexico and one Mexican actress’ espooky experience there and the tale of the now abandoned Eden hotel, which also happens to have Nazi ties in Argentina. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Watch us on Tiktok:...

Duration:00:36:41

Espooky Sea Tales

5/28/2021
The sea is already a terrifying place to some, with all of its unknowns, but let’s add in the paranormal and make it more espooky. We share different tales of Latin American folklore and sea creatures. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Watch us on Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales? Follow us on Instagram Tweet Espooky Tales podcast Like Espooky Tales on Facebook Email us your spooky...

Duration:00:34:32

Espooky Children Tales with Des of Counting Crop Circles

5/21/2021
Children, they can be cute but also terrifying! We share tales of ghost children, one that haunts Estadio Azteca in Cuidad Mexico and MJ shares the tale of the ghost child haunting her apartment. Our guest tells us tales of creepy things her child has said and we also share some of the creepy things other children have told their parents. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Follow Des on...

Duration:00:40:16

La Isla De Las Muñecas (Doll Island)

5/14/2021
In the canals of Xochilmico, in Cuidad Mexico, you can find a terrifying little island that is full of approximately 2000 dolls. Learn how Don Julian brought this island to life and listen to an espooky story of what happened to a group of friends after visiting the island. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Watch us on Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales? Follow us on Instagram Tweet...

Duration:00:29:31

Espooky Ouija Board Tales

5/7/2021
Ouija boards were introduced as family board games, but became something to fear later. Today we share espooky stories involving the ouija board. Starting with the Vallecas case from Spain, which was turned into the movie Veronica, then our guest Lulu, shares her experiences and MJ tells us some creepy reddit stories. Before that, we share listener stories, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Watch us on Tiktok:...

Duration:00:55:15

Time loss, Time Lapses & Time Glitches

4/30/2021
It’s strange how much time seems to change, sometimes it goes by so fast and other times it feels so slow, but what about when time actually moves? We share stories of time loss and time lapse, as well as a tale from Colima, Mexico and time glitch stories from Reddit. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Espookytales@gmail.com Watch us on Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@espookytales? Follow us on Instagram Tweet Espooky...

Duration:00:32:07

El Chamuco (legends of the devil) with Liz of Hijas de tu Madre

4/23/2021
An entity so evil, he needs no introduction. You’ve heard many names for him, El Chamuco, Beelzebub, Lucifer, Satanas, today we share legends about Satan. One from the Mexican state of Sinaloa and one from Guerrero, while MJ shares two stories told to her from Huacasco, Jalisco and our guest Liz, from Hijas de Tu Madre Crime Podcast shares some very espooky dreams with us. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at...

Duration:00:45:41

Tales of Ghosts and Treasures

4/16/2021
Haven't we all heard of stories of ghosts luring you to a hidden treasure? Or is that just us? We share the legend of El Pirata Sin Cabeza (the Headless Pirate) from Costa Rica, a spirit that is waiting for someone brave enough to take the gold it’s guarding & MJ shares an espooky story told to her about a ghost/witch protecting a treasure in a little Mexican town. Before we get to the stories, we have a spooky listener story, from Cristina’s mom. If you have an espooky story you want us to...

Duration:00:32:08

Espooky Casas (Haunted Houses) with Spoken of Level Up Project

4/9/2021
Home is supposed to be where you rest and feel safe, but what if something is there? Something so evil, you are not at peace. Today we explore a house turned museum in Guanajuato, Mexico called La Casa de Lamentos (House of Laments), which is said to be haunted by the many victims of a Mexican serial killer. We also share the tale of La Casa de Brujas, which was once the home of a shaman named Pachita, who to this day is said to haunt the place. Our guest, Spoken, shares tales of his haunted...

Duration:00:46:37

Espooky Ex Convento (Ex-convent) with Stephany of Self-Conchas Podcast

4/2/2021
El Ex Convento del Desierto de Leones in Mexico (or ex convent of the Desert of Lions) is one of the oldest in the country, with over 400 years of history. It was home of the Barefoot Carmelites, then for the military during the Mexican civil war and currently does year round spooky tours. Some say there are monks who never left the convent. Our guest tells us her very espooky encounter here, but first, we have a listener story about a haunted Goodwill. If you would like to share an espooky...

Duration:00:49:22

The Legend of La Tunda

3/26/2021
La Tunda lures her victims into the jungles, hypnotizing them to be hers forever. This is a legend from Colombia and Ecuador, from the Afro-Colombia region of the Choco Department. Before we share the legend of La Tunda, hear an Espookies’ story about the extremely haunted Jerome Hotel in Arizona, CA. If you would like to share an espooky stories with us, please email us at Espookytales@gmail.com or contact us via any social media page. Promo: It’s Frightful, Listen here Watch us on...

Duration:00:31:05

La Xtabay

3/19/2021
La Xtabay is a Mayan legend about a female demon who lures men to their death. This tale begins with the story of two beautiful sisters, who were completely different. How did one of these two sisters become the terrifying Xtabay? Promo: Life Paranormal with V, Listen here Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/espookytales Tweet Espooky Tales podcast: https://twitter.com/EspookyTales Like Espooky Tales on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EspookyTalesPodcast/ Email us your spooky...

Duration:00:34:53

La Viudita Negra (The Black Widow)

3/12/2021
We have a listener story to share before we get into the legend of La Viudita. She is a woman, spending eternity seeking revenge. This legend is most commonly heard in South America, specifically Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. It bears similarities to the legends of La Siguanaba and La Llorona. Don't roam after midnight for one does not survive an encounter with her. Promo: Spirits + Booze podcast, Listen here Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/espookytales Tweet Espooky Tales podcast:...

Duration:00:28:17

Aaaaah Zombies!

3/5/2021
AAAH Zombies! When we think of zombies, it’s the flesh-eating, skin-rotting undead beings in today’s culture, but did you know the history of zombies dates back to the 17th century in Haiti? We talk zombie history, it’s ties to the colonization of Haiti and slavery and discuss real life zombie cases! Like the ant-zombie and Cotard’s Syndrome. Promo: Ladies Fright Podcast, Listen here Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/espookytales Tweet Espooky Tales podcast:...

Duration:00:39:04

Espooky Escuelas (Haunted Schools) with Carmen of Novelas con Cafecito

2/26/2021
Oh school, the memories, recess, lunchtime, books, friends and… ghosts?? These are tales of espooky escuelas, haunted schools. We share the legend of a spooky school, Preparatoria Federal in TIjuana, Mexico, whose students and faculty claim to see the spirit of a headless dancer and the very haunted tales of El Paso High, in El Paso Texas. El Paso High was awarded the most haunted school in the United States. Our guest Carmen, of Novelas Con Cafecito podcast, shares with us the tales of her...

Duration:00:40:25

La Lechuza (the Witch-Owl)

2/19/2021
The legend of the Lechuza is one familiar to many Mexican and Mexican-American people. Sightings of this giant white owl (though sometimes black) have been reported in the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas and in Rio grande Valley of Texas and California, especially southern CA. Legend tells that the Lechuza is a witch who seeks revenge and is said to carry off people to eat, whistle like a baby to lure you outside and more. We also share other stories...

Duration:00:37:15

Que es eso (what is that)? A UFO? An owl? No, BOTH.

2/12/2021
Has anyone else had the feeling that we are not alone? UFO sightings are the most reported paranormal encounter in the world and today our guest, a long time friend of MJ, shares an espooky encounter with us. This encounter took place in Modesto, CA, why is it always Modesto? MJ shares a story from a small town in Mexico and the most famous sighting from Brazil, from Varginha in 1996 and we share the tale of the strange dead zone, La Zona de Silenco (the Zone of Silence), found in the Mapimi...

Duration:00:46:36

La Llorona with Vanessa, of Life Paranormal With V

2/5/2021
CW: Story contains abuse, child abuse, and death The story of La Llorona is one as old as time, the origin of the story is unknown, but it dates back to colonial times. It is safe to say every Latinx child was once afraid to hear “ay mis hijos”. We share the legend everyone knows, but we also share a less known version of la Llorona, once that MJ heard years ago and the legend of La Llorona de San Pablo Del Monte. San Pablo Del Monte is a town in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala. Vanessa, host...

Duration:00:30:03