Espooky Tales

Espooky Tales

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

Recent Episodes

The Legend of La Llorona

Jan. 14, 2022

TW: Child death, suicide The tale of La Llorona is one that most of us have heard throughout our lives. It is the tale of a woman, who committed the worst act a mother could commit, but where did the story come from? We aim …

Las Hermanas Poquianchis (the Poquianchis Sisters)

Jan. 7, 2022

TW: ASSAULT, RAPE, MURDER A true crime case that shocked a nation, Las Hermanas Poquianchis are four sisters born in Jalisco, where they went on to commit heinous crimes, including human traficking, assault, and rape. The t…

New Year, New Me: Latin American New Year's Traditions

Dec. 31, 2021

The new year, it’s usually a time for new goals, new dreams and a chance to start over. Today, we bring different Latin American New Year’s traditions. While there are some things we all do to bring in the new year, like sho…

The San Pedro Haunting & La Mataviejitas with Cuento Crimen

Dec. 27, 2021

We teamed up with Cuento Crimen podcast for this episode, we will be telling the tale of the infamous San Pedro Haunting, that took place in San Pedro, California, and the LA area and Cuentro Crimen will be telling the crime…

Tequendama Falls & The Joelma Building

Dec. 17, 2021

Some events are so horrific, they leave scars that last forever. Today we share the tale of Tequendama Falls, a place forever haunted by colonization. MJ shares the tale of the Joelma building in Brazil, where a tragedy has …

Haunted Places Latin America: Guatemala & Peru

Dec. 10, 2021

Some places have been around for so long, they are full of rich history and ghost stories. Today, Cristina takes you to Lima, Peru, to hear the legends of the cemetery Presbitero Marias Maestro and MJ takes you to Antigua, G…

Recent Blog Posts

UFO Sightings in Latin America

Sometimes it feels like UFO cases from Latin America are the least heard about, but they are definitely out there. If you haven't listened to our episode…

Haunted Houses: Latin America

Two of the most terrifying haunted houses in Latin America, here are our notes for episode 34, "Haunted Houses: Latin America", listen here if you haven'…

Legends from Venezuela

Hello Espookies! Here are our notes for episode 33 "Legends From Venezuela: El Silbon y La Sayona" If you haven't listened, check it out here.  &nb…