Episodes

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...

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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...

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 ...

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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 …

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 …

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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, …

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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...

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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 …

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Oct. 28, 2022

Duendes and Missing 411

Tales of Duendes (gnome-like creatures) are found all over Latin America and they are usually considered annoying and mischievous, not malicious. Except for certain tales, in which duendes are blamed when children, men, women...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Split Scream Volume 2- A Conversation With Cynthia Gomez & M. Lopes D…

A Shivering World is a unique retelling of a tale as old as colonial times and What Ate the Angels is a body horror story that centers queer love and GOO. Written by Cynthia Gomez and M. Lopes Da Silva, …

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Oct. 14, 2022

Legends From Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a beautiful Central American country, known for it's beaches and volcanoes, but it is also full of spooky legends and haunted places. Among these legends are La Tulevieja, El Chingo, El Hospital San Juan and tod...

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Oct. 7, 2022

Ye Olde Crime- El Sacamantecas

Presenting Ye Olde Crime! Cristina is out, visiting family in Mexico, eating delicious food and hopefully visiting some haunted places, so here's another awesome podcast from the Cultiv8 network. Ye Olde Crime show notes: Lin...

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Sept. 30, 2022

Legends From Honduras

Honduras is full of spooky legends. La Sucia is the story of a woman, looking for love. Many have experienced strange occurrences in el Cerro Brujo and there is a being heard every night at midnight, but not by all. …

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Sept. 23, 2022

The Possessed ones of Queretaro

Queretaro has a lot of haunted history. In 1619, one young girl claimed to have been thrown into the river by an invisible force and she was deemed to be demonically possessed. Soon, more and more were found to be …

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Sept. 16, 2022

The Dark Side of Exorcisms

Exorcisms have been the subject of many beloved horror movies, but they take place in nonfiction settings, are on the rise and can be very dangerous. Attempted exorcisms can result in the death of the alleged possessed person...

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Sept. 9, 2022

An Exorcism in Tijuana

In 1999, Doctor Mariano Garcia was living his life, running his clinic and nothing was out of the ordinary. That is, until his friends, Rogelio and Lino, recruited him to help with a task, in which only he could be …

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Sept. 2, 2022

Haunted House Stories with Isabel Cortes of Scary Stories for the Soul

Have you ever moved into a house and the vibes are off? It's not you, or the people you live with, it's the house. Almost as if, something has always been there, something sinister, that was there before and will …

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Aug. 26, 2022

Stories from San Miguel De Allende with Jason of Cryptoscience Society

San Miguel de Allende is a colonial era city in Guanajuato, Mexico. It's small, with cobblestone roads, beautiful buildings and amazing food. It's also full of legends and myths. Today, we talk with Jason Cordova, of the Cryp...

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