Espooky Tales

Espooky Tales

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


UFO Sightings in Latin America

July 23, 2021

The UFO phenomena is one that has been around for a long time. Today we share the tale of the Coyame UFO crash, sometimes referred to as Mexico’s Roswell and the tale of a man who met mysterious beings from Friendship Island, off the coast of Chile. Before that, we share UFO stories from our listen…

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Haunted Houses: Latin America with Bethany & Leah of Paranormal Putas

July 16, 2021

There are some houses with such horrible histories, they have remained empty, today we share the horrifying tales of La Casa de Kilometro 5 in La República Dominicana and La Casa de Los Mijangos in Queretaro, Mexico. Then our amazing guests share some of their spooky stories from their childhood ho…

Legends From Venezuela: El Silbon y La Sayona

July 9, 2021

Venezuela has some very espooky and dark legends and today we share two of them. The legend of El Silbon and the legend of la Sayona, both involving horrible murders. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us to share, send it to us at Wat…

Espooky Church Legends & Priests With Powers

July 2, 2021

Church, it’s supposed to be a place of worship, but who knew there were so many creepy church legends and strange stories about priests! Today we share with you the legend of el Diablito from a little church in Cholula, Puebla, the scary legend of los Penitentes in Guatemala City & MJ shares two ta…

Aaaah Vampires: Vampire Legends in Latin America

June 25, 2021

Vampire folklore has been around in every culture for a long time and today we share vampire legends from Latin America. We share the legend of the vampire tree of Guadalajara, Jalisco, another about the Pishtaco of Peru and the Vampiress of Pisco, Peru. Before that, we share a listener story, if y…

Mal de Ojo (the Evil Eye)

June 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 st…

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