Espooky Tales

Espooky Tales

Latin American folklore, myths, legends, haunted places and espooky cuentos del rancho. Hear the stories you grew up with like La Llorona, as well as true stories from listeners and guests. Join friends, Cristina & MJ, every Friday and hear these tales. Stay espooky!

Recent Episodes

It Came At Night: Listener Stories

July 1, 2022

TW- First story mentions depression and suicide, to skip it go to 30:00 Night time should be time for restful sleep, but that is not always the case. There are things, lurking, waiting for nighttime. Today, we share two terr…

The Chupacabras & The Soucouyant

June 24, 2022

Legends of blood sucking creatures are among the oldest. In Trinidad & Tobago, such tales are told. It is said that blood sucking witches that shape shift into fireballs roam the night skies. They are known as the Soucouyant…

Weird Distractions Podcast: The Great Amherst Mystery

June 10, 2022

We are presenting Weird Distractions Podcast for you today! They are also part of the Cultiv8 Network and an excellent spooky listen! This episode covers the spooky Amherst mystery. Listen to Weird Distractions: https://link…


June 3, 2022

Have you ever had a strong feeling, warning you of something that is yet to happen? Today, we bring you tales of artists that were said to have premonitions about their deaths and two listener stories involving premonitions.…

The Uvalde, Texas Children and Teachers.

May 27, 2022

The names of the children and teachers that were murdered in a violent mass shooting on the 24th of May, 2022. Remember their names. Below are several gofundme links to help the families of those affected. We will be giving …

La Bruja Cleo (Cleo the Witch)

May 20, 2022

Cleotilde Grand Perez is known as Honduras' first woman serial killer, she was said to have been a witch and was more commonly known as La Bruja Cleo. Today, we bring you her tale, while MJ shares one of her abuelita's stori…

Recent Blog Posts

3 Terrifying Haunted Houses in Latin America

Here is a list of three terrifying haunted houses in Latin America. No one lives in these, but they can be visited today.

Witches in Mexico

Scary stories involving witches are endless in Mexico. There's even a common saying "las brujas vienen de Zacatecas", which translates to "witches come f…

Mothman Sightings in Latin America

Many hear the name Mothman and think West Virginia, but there are many Mothman sightings outside of the United States, including various countries in Lat…