March 31, 2023

Murdered in the Military

In 2019, a DOD report stated that sexual assault reports in the military are on the rise, every year, it's higher than the last. That could be due the number of reports just rising because more people are coming forward, …

Episode page
March 24, 2023

Luz Gonzalez & the Strange Case of Little Alex from La Mano Peluda

4 year old Luz Gonzalez was run over by Jeannette Maria in front of a Brooklyn laundromat on Sunday, June 24th, 2018. Her killer remains free. Sign the petition for Luz Gonzalez here: https://www.change.org/p/james-p-o-neill-...

Episode page
March 17, 2023

Adrienne Salinas and La Llorona in Arizona

On father's day 2013, Rick Salinas was waiting for his daughter, Adrienne Salinas to arrive, so they could go out to eat, but she never arrived. This was very unlike her and he began to search for his daughter. Her …

Episode page
March 13, 2023

La Lechuza (the future movie and more): a Chat With Miguel Martinez

Lechuza is a proof of concept short horror film that screenwriter/producer Miguel Martinez is hoping to create, find the kickstarter to make this movie happen here . Lechuza is based on the legend of a scorned witch from lati...

Episode page
March 10, 2023

Alexa Negron Luciano and the Legend of Salomé & Aruaca

On February 27th, 2020, Bad Bunny got on stage on the Tonight show and performed while wearing a skirt, a white shirt and a salmon colored Jacket. The shirt read "Mataron a Alexa no un hombre con falda". They murdered …

Episode page
March 6, 2023

Espooky Book Club: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow is a historical fantasy, set in 1920s Mexico. It heavily features Mayan folklore and mythology and it is a story of love and adventure. In this Espooky Tales Book Club for Busy People episode, Cristina...

Episode page
March 3, 2023

Missing: Esmeralda Castillo Rincon and the Witches of Camino Real Cui…

Every International Women's day there's marches all over Mexico, demanding justice for the femicides. One of the biggest marches happens in Mexico City. Last year, on International women's day 2022, a clip went viral. In the ...

Episode page
Feb. 24, 2023

Solar Eclipses and Why They're Kind of Spooky with Ellen Weatherford

A solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, obscuring the view of the Sun from a small part of the Earth, totally or partially. They happen often, but rarely in very populated areas and have …

Episode page
Feb. 17, 2023

Legends From Cuba

Did you know Cuba has their own version of La Llorona? She is sometimes called la Gritona. In Cuba, you can also hear the legend of La Milagrosa and tales of haunted buildings. On today's episode, Cristina and MJ bring …

Episode page
Feb. 10, 2023

A Couple's Haunted Apartment

Valentine's day is right around the corner and nothing brings you closer as a haunting! Talk about a test for a relationship! On today's episode, Alexandra Cohl and Kerry share their experience, living with a ghost during pea...

Episode page
Feb. 3, 2023

Haunted Tunnels

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 sh...

Episode page
Jan. 27, 2023

Haunted Ghost Towns

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 stories...

Episode page
Jan. 20, 2023

The High Priestess of Blood

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, …

Episode page
Jan. 13, 2023

Haunted Lakes in Latin America

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 …

Episode page
Jan. 6, 2023

Werewolves in Latin America

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 …

Episode page
Dec. 25, 2022

A Very Spooky Christmas

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 ...

Episode page
Dec. 23, 2022

Scary Stories From El Salvador and the Case of Reyna Angelica Marroqu…

El Salvador is home to many legends, La Siguanaba, El Cipitio, El Cadejo, but it is also home to tales of hauntings and scares. Some speak stories of haunted coffee plantations in El Salvador and a very famous but haunted …

Episode page
Dec. 16, 2022

Legends From Panama... and the Case of the Missing Dutch Girls

Panama is a Central American country, known for beautiful beaches, hiking trails and scenery, but it is home to many legends and myths. Tales of ghosts haunting mountains, jungles, witches and warlocks can all be heard in Pan...

Episode page
Dec. 9, 2022

Legends From Uruguay

Uruguay is the smallest Spanish speaking country in South America, but it also have some spooky stories! Among these legends are a haunted castle in Montevideo that belonged to a former president and la Luz Mala. First, Crist...

Episode page
Dec. 2, 2022

Haunted Dolls in Latin America

Does everyone's aunt have a creepy doll collection that you swore moved once? No? In today's episode, Cristina tells guest host Carmen about a haunted doll story in Monterrey, a grandfather's mysterious doll, a doll dating ba...

Episode page
Nov. 25, 2022

Phantom Trains and a Haunted Train Station

Two tragic train accidents occurred, almost back to back in Chile. Ever since then, people claim to hear a train at midnight, but when the train is heard, there is none in sight. Today Cristina tells MJ about the San …

Episode page
Nov. 18, 2022

La Pascualita and Tlahuelpuchi with Technically a Conversation

A mannequin so realistic it is believed to be a real corpse, La Pascualita can be found in a shop in Chihuahua, Mexico. Jose and Isela from Technically a Conversation joined Espooky Tales to tell the tale of La Pascualita, …

Episode page
Nov. 11, 2022

La Pistolera and UAP Sightings

How does a woman named Sharon Kinne end up a Mexican prison with the nickname "La Pistolera (the Gunslinger)"? In this episode, Cristina tells MJ about this wild true crime case and MJ brings recent UAP sightings in Mexico an...

Episode page
Nov. 4, 2022

Dia de Muertos Horror Stories

Many cultures have a day to honor their loved ones who have passed, one of the most well known holidays is Dia de Muertos, Day of the Dead. Where many people visit cemeteries with music and food, put up altars …

Episode page