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The Disappearance of Gary Mathias

4/8/2018
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An obscure one this week with the lesser-known case of Gary Mathias and his four friends from Yuba City, CA. Five guys who went to a basketball game and ended up disappearing on a mountain road, 70 miles away, with no explicable reason as to how they got there, nor what led to their eventual fate. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Support the show by using our link when you sign up to Audible: http://audibletrial.com/darkhistories or...

Duration:01:12:26

Introducing Moya - Trailer

4/2/2018
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Introducing “Moya”, a brand new 12 part fiction podcast written and produced by me (Ben) from Dark Histories. Out now on all podcast platforms. Connect on Facebook: facebook.com/moyapodcast Or find me on Twitter: twitter.com/moyapodcast & Instagram: instagram.com/moyapodcast You can contact me directly via email at moyapodcast@gmail.com Music in the trailer is used under CC license and is called “Russian Winter” By Tim from https://tabletopaudio.com/ Feel free yo get in touch via...

Duration:00:01:16

We are one

3/25/2018
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The episode is a bit different this week. We hit our one year anniversary on the day of recording, so we switched it up and had the first annual Dark Histories awards, taking a little look back at some of the people we’ve covered in the last year and then, using listener questions, had a candid chat about behind the scenes things, taking a look back, a little look forward, talking about episodes coming up for the rest of the season as well as some of the decisions and obstacles involved...

Duration:00:52:30

The Arthurs Seat Coffins

3/11/2018
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In this weeks episode, we tell the story of the Arthurs Seat Coffins, 17 tiny 4″ coffins, each holding a wooden doll complete with handmade clothing, uncovered from the Arthurs Seat area of Edinburgh in 1736. To this day, no one has any explanations for what they were for, or who put them there. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Connect with us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/darkhistoriespodcast Or find us on Twitter:...

Duration:01:04:11

The Mysterious Deaths of the Jamison Family

2/24/2018
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This episode we take a look at the disappearance and eventual reappearance of the Jamison family. A mother, father and daughter trio who mysteriously went missing in the remote wilderness of Red Oak, Oklahoma only for the bodies to be found four years later. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Connect with me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/darkhistoriespodcast Or find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/darkhistories Or you can...

Duration:01:01:05

The Exorcism of Anna Ecklund

2/11/2018
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This weeks episode goes a bit more out there as we take a look at a historic exorcism that, despite being a well-documented case for the time, tends to fly under the radar. This is the story of Anna Ecklund, who found herself cursed and possessed by five demons and suffered months of exorcisms lasting for 23 days, in Earling, Iowa, way back in 1928. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Connect with me on Facebook:...

Duration:01:38:40

The Circleville Letters Mystery

1/27/2018
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This week is a tireless effort to unravel the most tightly wound bundle of gossip, hearsay and bizarre facts that make up the Circleville Letter Mystery. A series of thousands of letters, spanning almost three decades that lead to at least one strange death, a shifty court trial and incarceration and accusations of deep conspiracy. Oh and a booby trap. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Connect with me on Facebook:...

Duration:01:28:57

Adam: The Body in the Thames

1/14/2018
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This week we take a look at Adam, the name given to a body fished out the River Thames in 2001 and winds down a dark path that leads straight into a voodoo cult in the heart of London, embroiled with child trafficking and sacrifice. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Connect with me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/darkhistoriespodcast Or find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/darkhistories Or you can contact me directly via email...

Duration:01:09:25

BONUS: Christmas Campfire Stories

12/24/2017
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Here’s the bonus episode to fill the Season 1 break. We’re rolling back to a little known Christmas tradition of sitting around the fire and telling creepy stories. This episode features stories sent to me from listeners especially for the episode. Ho Ho Ho. For extended show notes, including maps, links and scripts, head over to darkhistories.com Connect with me on Facebook: http://facebook.com/darkhistoriespodcast Or find me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/darkhistories Or you can...

Duration:00:29:29

Krampus & Co.

12/17/2017
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This week is the final episode of 2017 and the final episode of Season 1. We take a look at some of the folklore behind Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas and specifically, his band of little helpers, who have a much darker history than the elves of today might let on. For extended show notes, head over to darkhistories.com

Duration:00:22:11

Joshua Maddux: The Boy in the Chimney

12/10/2017
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This week we go true crime and take a look at a case of “accidental death” which appears to be anything but. Joshua Maddux went missing in 2008 and seven years later, was found in the chimney of a cabin just two blocks from his home. The question remains, how did he get there? For more in-depth show notes, including maps, links and full scripts for each episode, visit darkhistories.com

Duration:00:27:11

Peter Stumpp: The Werewolf of Bedburg

11/12/2017
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This episode we take a look at the tale of Peter Stumpp. a man known as the Werewolf of Bedburg, who made a pact with the devil in trade for the ability to turn into a werewolf. We dig a little into the history of the folklore behind werewolves and have a look at the popular theories for the tale. For more in-depth show notes, including maps, links and full scripts for each episode, visit darkhistories.com

Duration:00:33:15

Terri Hoffman & The Black Lords

11/5/2017
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This week is a monster episode, detailing the life of Terri Hoffman, the leader of a cult called Conscious Development of Body Mind and Soul, who fought Black Lords in the spiritual realm and on the side, benefitted financially from a dozen mysterious deaths. For more in-depth show notes, including maps, links and full scripts for each episode, visit darkhistories.com

Duration:00:58:48

The Hinterkaifeck Murders

10/30/2017
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Working from contemporary German primary sources, this week we go in deep and take a look at the mysterious case of the Hinterkaifeck murders, a gruesome event from Germany in 1922, surrounded by suspicion and intrigue, but never solved.

Duration:00:38:45

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