Espooky Tales

Espooky Tales

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!

Recent Episodes

Haunted Tunnels

Feb. 3, 2023

Tunnels are necessary for travel, but can be very creepy! Did anyone else imagine every tunnel being haunted as a kid? Today, Cristina and MJ bring you tales of actual (allegedly) haunted tunnels in Latin America. Cristina s…

Haunted Ghost Towns

Jan. 27, 2023

Across Latin America, there are hundreds of towns that have been abandoned. Sometimes due to natural disasters and sometimes for economic reasons. Whatever the cause, these ghost towns become the subject of paranormal storie…

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The High Priestess of Blood

Jan. 20, 2023

Magdalena Solis and her brother were approached by the Hernandez brothers in the 1960s with a deal they could not pass up. Magdalena Solis was asked to pretend to be a goddess and go with the brothers to Yerba Buena, San Lui…

Haunted Lakes in Latin America

Jan. 13, 2023

The word lake usually brings up memories of summer, barbecues and fun, but what about the paranormal? Sirens are said to live in lakes, ready to pull men down to their deaths in Lake Zirahuen in Michoacán, Mexico. In the Lag…

Werewolves in Latin America

Jan. 6, 2023

You've heard of an American Werewolf in London, but have you heard of werewolves in Latin America? In 2020, a werewolf was said to have terrorized the people of a town in Chiapas, Mexico. There's also legends of a werewolf c…

A Very Spooky Christmas

Dec. 25, 2022

It's cold and snowing outside, settle around the fireplace for some spooky Christmas stories. Each host brings a new, spooky story. It’s an extra special espooky Christmas, so grab your hot chocolate, cafecito or beverage of…

Recent Blog Posts

Haunted Cemetery in Mexico

What is scarier than a graveyard? Probably one with ghosts! Here are stories from a haunted cemetery in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Las Poquianchis

Las Poquianchis are one of the most prolific killers in Mexico and the deadliest group of sisters.

La Mano Peluda: El Caso de Josue

Over the years, the Mexican paranormal radio show has received terrifying calls. One of the most terrifying, was a call from a man named Josue.