Espooky Tales

Espooky Tales

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

Recent Episodes

Tales of Brujas

Sept. 9, 2021

Mexico is a place full of terrifying tales, among these are tales of brujas. We share a little bit of history on brujeria, share some legends and our guest shares his family’s spooky experience with a witch doctor curse. Bef…

El Hombre Polilla (Mothman)

Aug. 13, 2021

There's probably no other flying humanoid figure more popular than Mothman. We share sightings in Chicago, Chile,, Argentina & Mexico, as well as the tale of El Hombre Pajaro, which some believe to be the very same Mothman &…

La Mano Peluda (the Hairy Hand)

Aug. 6, 2021

A hand that drags you to the underworld, or in some cases, strangles you to death. In today’s episode, we share the tale of La Mano Peluda or La Mano Pachona, as well as other creepy hand legends from around the world. Befor…

Latin American Sea Monsters

July 30, 2021

MJ was on an ocean kick, so today we share more Latin American sea (or lake, river, water) tales, as well as the legend of the Sirena from Guam. Before that, we share a listener story, if you have a spooky story you want us …

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…

True Crime Paranormal

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 ou…

Recent Blog Posts

Mal de Ojo (Evil Eye)

Hello Espookies and welcome to our notes on "Mal de Ojo (the Evil Eye)", if you haven't listened to the episode, check it out here. Mal de Ojo (Evil eye…

Vampires in Latin America

Hello Espookies and welcome to the show notes for episode 31 "Aaah Vampires: Vampire Legends in Latin America". If you haven't listened to the episode, c…

Haunted Elementary Schools

Hello Espookies, welcome to the show notes for "More Espooy Escuelas (Haunted Schools), if you haven't listened to the episode, check it out here. Eleme…