May 7, 2021

Espooky Ouija Board Tales

Ouija boards were introduced as family board games, but became something to fear later. Today we share espooky stories involving the ouija board. Starting with the Vallecas case from Spain, which was turned into the movie Ver...

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April 30, 2021

Time loss, Time Lapses & Time Glitches

It’s strange how much time seems to change, sometimes it goes by so fast and other times it feels so slow, but what about when time actually moves? We share stories of time loss and time lapse, as well as …

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April 23, 2021

El Chamuco (legends of the devil) with Liz of Hijas de tu Madre

An entity so evil, he needs no introduction. You’ve heard many names for him, El Chamuco, Beelzebub, Lucifer, Satanas, today we share legends about Satan. One from the Mexican state of Sinaloa and one from Guerrero, while MJ ...

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April 16, 2021

Tales of Ghosts and Treasures

Haven't we all heard of stories of ghosts luring you to a hidden treasure? Or is that just us? We share the legend of El Pirata Sin Cabeza (the Headless Pirate) from Costa Rica, a spirit that is waiting for …

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April 9, 2021

Espooky Casas (Haunted Houses) with Spoken of Level Up Project

Home is supposed to be where you rest and feel safe, but what if something is there? Something so evil, you are not at peace. Today we explore a house turned museum in Guanajuato, Mexico called La Casa de Lamentos …

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April 2, 2021

Espooky Ex Convento (Ex-convent) with Stephany of Self-Conchas Podcast

El Ex Convento del Desierto de Leones in Mexico (or ex convent of the Desert of Lions) is one of the oldest in the country, with over 400 years of history. It was home of the Barefoot Carmelites, then for …

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March 26, 2021

The Legend of La Tunda

La Tunda lures her victims into the jungles, hypnotizing them to be hers forever. This is a legend from Colombia and Ecuador, from the Afro-Colombia region of the Choco Department. Before we share the legend of La Tunda, hear...

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March 19, 2021

La Xtabay

La Xtabay is a Mayan legend about a female demon who lures men to their death. This tale begins with the story of two beautiful sisters, who were completely different. How did one of these two sisters become the terrifying …

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March 12, 2021

La Viudita Negra (The Black Widow)

We have a listener story to share before we get into the legend of La Viudita. She is a woman, spending eternity seeking revenge. This legend is most commonly heard in South America, specifically Bolivia, Chile and Argentina....

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March 5, 2021

Aaaaah Zombies!

AAAH Zombies! When we think of zombies, it’s the flesh-eating, skin-rotting undead beings in today’s culture, but did you know the history of zombies dates back to the 17th century in Haiti? We talk zombie history, it’s ties ...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Espooky Escuelas (Haunted Schools) with Carmen

Oh school, the memories, recess, lunchtime, books, friends and… ghosts?? These are tales of espooky escuelas, haunted schools. We share the legend of a spooky school, Preparatoria Federal in TIjuana, Mexico, whose students an...

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Feb. 19, 2021

La Lechuza (the Witch-Owl)

The legend of the Lechuza is one familiar to many Mexican and Mexican-American people. Sightings of this giant white owl (though sometimes black) have been reported in the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo...

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Feb. 12, 2021

Que es eso (what is that)? A UFO? An owl? No, BOTH.

Has anyone else had the feeling that we are not alone? UFO sightings are the most reported paranormal encounter in the world and today our guest, a long time friend of MJ, shares an espooky encounter with us. This encounter …

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Feb. 5, 2021

La Llorona with Vanessa, of Life Paranormal With V

CW: Story contains abuse, child abuse, and death The story of La Llorona is one as old as time, the origin of the story is unknown, but it dates back to colonial times. It is safe to say every Latinx …

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Jan. 29, 2021

Haunted Mines with Albie Robles

Many mines have a rich but troubling history. We share the legend of El Jergas, a ghost in the abandoned mines of Real de Catorce in San Luis Potosi, Mexico and the famous Mina Dos Estrellas located in Michoacan, Mexico …

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Jan. 22, 2021

El Hombre Del Saco (The Sack Man)

CW- content warning, child murder, blood drinking El Hombre Del Saco is a legend told to children in Spain, Brazil, Portugal, Chile and Argentina (it is known as El Viejo Del Saco /the old man with a bag in Chile …

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Jan. 15, 2021

El Padre Sin Cabeza (the Headless Priest)

Hello Espookies! Welcome to episode 8 of Espooky Tales. El Padre sin Cabeza (the Headless Priest) is a legend that has become part of Salvadoran folklore, but it is a tale that can be heard in almost every Latin American …

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Jan. 8, 2021

La Monja Del Hospital Civil (The Nun of the Civil Hospital)

Hello Espookies! Welcome to episode 7 of Espooky Tales. The Legend of La Monja Del Hopsital Civil (The Nun of the Civil Hospital) is well known to those in Guadalajara, Mexico. Many people have seen this spirit roaming the ha...

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Jan. 1, 2021

Shadow People and the Hatman

Hello Espookies! Welcome to episode 6 of Espooky Tales. We begin with a very short story written by yours truly, then we discuss shadow people and MJ shares her personal encounters with them. Although this is not exactly Lati...

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Dec. 25, 2020

The Legend of the Cuetlaxochitl

Hello Espookies! Welcome to episode 5 of Espooky Tales podcast. In this episode, we share the Mexican legend of the Cuetlaxochitl (also known as la flor de noche buena or the Poinsettia flower). We also share Christmas tradit...

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Dec. 18, 2020

Ah Huay Huay: The Huay Chivo

CW- content warning, animal rituals & deaths are discussed in this episode. Hello espookies! Welcome to episode 4 of Espooky Tales podcast. In this episode, we discuss the Mayan legend of El Huay Chivo. The Huay Chivo is a hu...

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Dec. 11, 2020

El Cadejo

El Cadejo is part of Central American folklore. It is a dog-like creature, and there is a white Cadejo and black Cadejo, one protects you and the other kills you.

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Dec. 4, 2020

El Cipitio

Hello espookies! Welcome to episode 2. In this episode, we discuss the Central American legend, El Cipitio, he is the son of La siguanaba, cursed for eternity to remain a child. Before that, you will hear a fictional story a...

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Nov. 27, 2020

La Siguanaba

Hello espookies! Welcome to episode 1 of Espooky Tales podcast. In this episode, we discuss the Central American legend, La Siguanaba. Before that, we spend some time discussing our relationships with spooky stuff. We hope yo...

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