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S02EP10 – The Crabb Affair

S02EP10 This episode I get stuck into The Crabb Affair, a strange disappearance from 1956, surrounded by Cold War suspicion and government cover-ups. Who doesn't love a good spy tale? Especially one that is as suspicious as this. Government Documents (PDF) - These...

Christmas Campfire Bonus Episode

S01 BONUS 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....

S01EP26 – Krampus & Co.

S01EP26 This week is the final episode of 2017 and the final episode of Season 1. We take a look at some fo 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...

S01EP25 – Joshua Maddux: The Boy in the Chimney

S01EP25 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...

S01EP24 – The Second Life of Omm Sety

S01EP24 This week we look at the life of Omm Sety, an Egyptologist who claimed to have had a past life as an Egyptian priestess and reincarnated 3000 years later. Wikipedia - Wiki on Dorothy Eady / Omm Sety. Archive.org - The Search for Omm Sety - A book all about the...

S01EP23 – The Pimlico Poisoning

S01EP23 In the early hours of New Year's morning, 1886, Adelaide Blanche Bartlett roused her landlord in Pimlico, London with a few simple words: “come down, I think Mr Bartlett is dead”. During the following days, a postmortem was conducted and evidence found of a...

S01EP22 – Peter Stumpp: The Werewolf of Bedburg

S01EP22 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...

S01EP21 – Terri Hoffman & The Black Lords

S01EP21 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....

S01EP20 – The Hinterkaifeck Murders

S01EP20 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. Das Wiki (German) - A...

S01EP19 – The Clapham Wood Mystery: Satanism & The Occult

S01EP19 In this episode, we take a look at a mystery that is local to me, the dark and winding story of the satanic and occult practices rumoured to take place in the Clapham Wood area in Sussex, UK. Linked with strange disappearances, bizarre phenomena and more...

S01EP18 – The Fire from Within: Spontaneous Human Combustion

S01EP18 In this episode, we dig into the history of Spontaneous Human Combustion and take a look at several historical cases dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, along with the theories of the times. We then jump forward and have a look at two modern cases,...

S01EP17 – Vampires: From Myth to Murder

S01EP17 This week, we detail the history of the Vampire, from screen to the dark myths and very real folklore of Eastern Europe. Arcjohn.wordpress.com - An excellent resource detailing several vampire burials throughout Europe. David barrowcloughs paper on vampire...

S01E16 – The Devil’s Footprints of 1855

S01EP16 In this episode, we get back to Victorian times again. This time to take a look at the phenomena known as "the devil's footprints". A trail of unexplained footprints in the snow that appeared overnight, travelled for huge distances and resembled hooves but...

S01E15 – Eilean Mor: The Missing Lighthouse Keepers

S01EP15 This week go in deep with the 120 year old mystery of Eilean Mor, a small island off the coast of Scotland that is home to nothing but a lighthouse. In 1900, it's three keepers vanished and have never been found. Wikipedia - Not much info, but always a staple....

S01E14 – Hagley Wood: Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?

S01EP14 In 1943, four young boys, out poaching in Hagley Wood Came across a large Wych Elm. One of the boys begun climbing the tree to look for birds eggs. He looked down to find the tree was hollow. Inside the blackness of the broad trunk there was no trace of any...

S01E13 – Charles Walton: The Pitchfork Murder

S01EP13 In this episode, we go back to 1945, the last breaths of WWII, to detail a grisly murder of a 74-year-old man which takes a bizarre turn into the realms of folklore and still to this day remains unsolved. Known as the pitchfork murder or the witchcraft murder,...

S01E12 – Zombies: A True Story of Haitian Voodoo

S01EP12 In this episode, we explore the true stories of Zombies of Haitian Voodoo culture, from French colonial rule to an exhaustive search for the source of a compound which could scientifically prove the creation of zombies by Ethnobotanist, Wade Davis.  ...

S01E11 – Tamam Shud: The Somerton Man Mystery

S01Ep11 In 1948, the body of a man was found on Somerton beach, Adelaide, Australia. All identification marks had been removed from his clothing and to this day the man's identification and cause of death are unknown. The mystery goes even deeper, however, when a...

S01E10 – The Dyatlov Pass Incident: Part 2 – Theories

S01EP10 In part one we told the story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident, now in part 2, we take a look at some of the main theories put forward to explain what happened on the night of the hikers' deaths on the Dyatlov Pass. Using legit research materials from both English...

S01E09 – The Dyatlov Pass Incident: Part 1 – Mountain of the Dead

S01EP09 Part one of a two-part series on the Dyatlov Pass Incident, a mysterious event that claimed the lives of nine Russian hikers in 1959 that remains unexplained to this day. Using legit research materials from both English and Russian sources, in the first part,...

S01E08 – Burke & Hare: The West Port Murders

S01EP08 The story of William Burke and William Hare, two Irish men living in Edinburgh in 1827, who spied an opportunity to make money through murder. Now known as simply the Burke and Hare murders or The West Port Murders, this is dark history that took advantage of...

S01E07 – The Enfield Poltergeist Story: Part 2 – Bill

S01EP07 The true story of the Enfield Poltergeist. A haunting in a British family during the 1970s, still today Britains most famous haunting. This story would become the inspiration for several TV shows and also the film The Conjuring 2. In part two, the...

S01E06 – The Enfield Poltergeist Story: Part 1 – Knock Knock

S01EP06 The true story of the Enfield Poltergeist. A haunting in a British family during the 1970s, still today Britains most famous haunting. This story would become the inspiration for several TV shows and also the film The Conjuring 2. In part one, we are...

S01E05 – Jack the Ripper: A History: Part 5 – Suspects

S01EP05 Part five of a series on the history of Jack the Ripper, a renowned serial killer investigated during the Whitechapel murders of East London in 1888. Part 5 - Jack the Ripper has vanished into the dark streets of Whitechapel and we take a look at four of the...

S01E04 – Jack the Ripper: A History: Part 4 – From Hell

S01EP04 Part four of a series on the history of Jack the Ripper, a renowned serial killer investigated during the Whitechapel murders of East London in 1888. Part 4 - The Whitechapel Vigilance Comittee recieve a letter from the Ripper entitled "From Hell", the package...

S01E03 – Jack the Ripper: A History: Part 3 – Dear Boss

S01EP03 Part three of a series on the history of Jack the Ripper, a renowned serial killer investigated during the Whitechapel murders of East London in 1888. Part 3 - The night of the double murders of Catherine Eddowes and Elizabeth Stride. Evidence and eyewitness...

S01E02 – Jack the Ripper: A History: Part 2 – First Blood

S01EP02 Part two of a series on the history of Jack the Ripper, a renowned serial killer investigated during the Whitechapel murders of East London in 1888. Part 2 - Jack strikes for the first time (officially), in this episode we detail the murders of Mary Anne...

S01E01 – Jack the Ripper: A History: Part 1 – The Beginning

S01EP01 Part one of a series on the history of Jack the Ripper, a renowned serial killer investigated during the Whitechapel murders of East London in 1888. Part 1 - We take a look at the East End during the times of the killings and learn about the attacks prior to...