Espooky Tales

Espooky Tales

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

Recent Episodes

Duendes with Cosmic Miggy

Oct. 22, 2021

There are many tales of gnomes and gnome-like beings across many cultures. Today we tell you about Chaneques, Aluxes, Tata Duende and Duendes. Our amazing guest shares duende stories from his family but before that, we read …

Haunted Cemeteries in Latin America

Oct. 15, 2021

There are many stories of cemeteries where the dead are not resting. We bring you tales from Guadalajara, Jalisco's Panteón de Belen and the creepy cemetery in the ghost town of La Noira in Chile. Before that, we read a list…

El Caso de Josue (The Case of Josue)

Oct. 8, 2021

La Mano Peluda (the Hairy Hand) is a cult radio show from Mexico, one could say it’s the Mexican version of Coast to Coast and some of the cases from this show shocked millions of listeners. Today we bring you El Caso de Cl…

Haunted Houses in Latin America part 3

Oct. 1, 2021

Latin America is full of haunted houses and today we bring you tales of 3 more. La Casa Matusita in Lima, Peru, El Castillo del Gringo Loco in Sanquolqui, Ecuador and La Casa del Mustang in Puerto Rico. We also share the ta…

Espooky Children Tales Part 2 with Mary Katz of Bored & Curious

Sept. 20, 2021

Kids are cute but not at 3 AM at a cemetery. We bring you a creepy tale of a marble ghost boy from Mexico, another tale of a home full of ghost children & our guest Mary shares her creepy kid ghost story with us. Before that…

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…

Recent Blog Posts

Haunted Churches

Hello Espookies and welcome to our notes for "Espooky Church Legends & Priests with Powers". If you haven't listened to the episode, you can check it…

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…

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…