July 14, 2023

The Red Book- El Juego Del Libro Rojo

The Red Book or El Juego Del Libro Rojo is a game from Mexico. It's strongly discouraged by the Catholic church, but if you decide to play, there are rules you must follow. Never play alone, always play in a …

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July 7, 2023

Cursed Land and Bruja Stories

Whenever tragic accidents happen in the same place, again and again, many start to think the land could be cursed. In Cartago, Costa Rica locals attempted to build a church, three times and each time, something caused the bui...

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June 30, 2023

Duendes and the Amazon

On May 1, 2023, a small airplane took off from Araracuara Airport in Colombia. There were 7 on the flight in total. The pilot, Hernando Murcia Morales,Yarupari leader Herman Mendoza Hernadez, Magdalena Mucutuy Valencia and he...

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June 23, 2023

La Castañeda and Other Haunted Hospitals

Tales of now abandoned asylums that are haunted can be heard all over the world. When these "insane" asylums were open and treating patients, the treatment received are terror inducing, it's no wonder all these places are all...

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June 16, 2023

The Exorcism of Pascuala Garcia and other Exorcism Stories

In the Mexican pueblo San Hipolito Penitente, in Guerrero, Mexico. of had super human strength, she could speak languages she had never heard and she even predicted people's deaths. When Padre Benigno Gonzales heard all this,...

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June 9, 2023

Latin American Conspiracy Theories

Latin American conspiracy theories seem to usually involve a certain country and the death of left leaning leaders, like the death of former Ecuadorian president Jaime Roldos, whose death has sparked conspirary theories. Some...

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June 2, 2023

The Case of Joaquin Velazquez and the Boy With Horns

In 1938, in Cuidad Mexico, the newspaper published a story about young Joaquin Velazquez. A boy who was said to move objects with his mind. His name was Joaquin Velazquez and neighbors, his own mom, feared his alleged telekin...

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May 26, 2023

Babysitting horror story, a mimic, a shadow person and a ghostly brea…

Hi Espookies! We (cristina and MJ) have both been sick and haven't been able to record, so we are releasing this Patreon episode from April instead! We do spend the first 10 minutes talking about ADHD, hyperfixations and hobb...

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May 12, 2023

The Thing in the Desert and More Haunted Border Stories

The journey from Mexico to the United States is extremely difficult, with dangers at every corner. Now add in a paranormal element and it becomes worse. On today's episode, Cristina shares Mario's encounter with something in ...

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May 8, 2023

Espooky Book Club: The Hacienda with Ayden of Susto Podcast

The Hacienda is written by Isabel Cañas. It's set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence. It follows Beatriz, a mestiza woman, who, in an attempt to improve her life after the war, marries a wealthy Hacienda owne...

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May 5, 2023

Haunted Stores in Mexico

If you've been to Mexico, or anywhere in Latin America, chances are you've been in a tienda Oxxo. These are the largest chain of convenience stores in all of Latin America and maybe even the most haunted? In today's episode, …

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April 28, 2023

Stories From Belize

Belize is located in Central America and is full of beaches and jungles. Most people don't think of scary legends and myths and Belize together, but tales in Belize include the Tata Duende, ghosts on roads, legends of pacts w...

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April 21, 2023

Scary Semana Santa Stories

Semana Santa or Holy Week is a catholic celebration leading up to Easter. There are many beliefs surrounding this week, as well as, you guessed it, scary legends and strange superstitions! On this episode, Cristina tells gues...

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April 14, 2023

Ghost Stories, Tequila and More with Bex of Tu Tia Bruja

Ghost stories, traveling and tequila! On today's episode, Cristina talks to Bex, host of Tu Tia Bruja, a witchy podcast focusing on the topics (brujería, the paranormal, horror movies, ghosts) that make your inner child feel ...

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April 7, 2023

La Patasola, La Muelona and More Legends From Colombia

Colombia is a beautiful country in Latin America, probably most well known for it's coffee. Maybe less talked about? All of the spooky legends and myths from Colombia! Many know about the spirit of Madre Monte, but there's a ...

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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, …

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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-...

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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 …

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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...

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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 …

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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...

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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 ...

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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 …

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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 …

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