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An original audio horror series about the paranormal, frightening folklore, urban legends and other tales to terrify, in bite-sized doses.
Dec 4, 2020
Greetings from Krampus
Winter. The holiday season. With it comes many things - mirth, merriment, presents under the tree from dear old St. Nick. But if you've been naughty, Krampus might have a lump of coal for you - or something worse. Join us for a tale of a cold wintry night in December, and an unexpected visit from the Christmas devil...
Nov 13, 2020
The Man Who Made a Monster
Mankind has sought an answer to the problem of death for eons. What happens, though, when our thirst for knowledge and the quest for life goes just a little too far? Join us for a tale of grave-robbing, mad science, a misunderstood monster and a man wielding a power he could not possibly control...
Oct 30, 2020
The Devil's Tricks
Halloween and trick or treating go hand in hand, but in the old days, tricks were far more common than treats on All Hallows' Eve. Ranging from mostly harmless, to destructive, and sometimes even deadly, Halloween pranks have long been a staple of this ghoulish holiday. Join us as we dive into the tradition of malevolent mischief which would eventually become a night all its own - Devil's Night...the perfect night for the Devil's Tricks....
Oct 23, 2020
Samhain: The Dark Origins of Halloween
Halloween. Known these days as a night of frolic and mischief, its roots are far darker and more sinister than one might imagine. From ancient ceremonies to ritual sacrifices, the festival of Samhain - from where Halloween originates - has a long and tumultuous history. Join us for a tale of one fateful autumn night, where all is not as it seems during the thinning of the veil between the world of the living, and that of the dead....
Oct 16, 2020
The Legend of Stingy Jack
Jack o' lanterns are now synonymous with Halloween, but the origins of this simple gourd are much different, and far more sinister than you might imagine. It involves tales of ancient rituals, evil spirits and pacts with Satan himself. Join us for a story of a man cursed by the devil to wander the plane between the worlds of the living and the dead, as well as the ominous origins of petrifying pumpkins, as we dive into the haunting legend of Stingy Jack....
Oct 9, 2020
Halloween masks - they seem innocent enough. Fun disguises, designed to frighten. However, not all masks are what they seem, and there are certain masks with more sinister origins than one might imagine...Join us for a tale of a fateful Halloween night, and two such malevolent masks...
Oct 2, 2020
All Hallow's Eve - the thinning of the veil, when the boundary between the world of the living and the dead is at its weakest. Legend has it on this night, the headless horseman rises from his grave, terrifying mortals and seeking vengeance. Ichabod Crane once encountered this creature long ago in the village of Sleepy Hollow. Join us as we revisit that fateful night and try not to lose our heads....
Sep 18, 2020
The Blood Drinkers
Creatures of the night. Blood-suckers. Ghouls. Vampires. Whatever you call these mythical beings, one thing is undeniable - their unquenchable lust for human blood. Join us as we travel to Transylvania and explore the real-life inspiration for the bloodthirsty fiend, Count Dracula...
Sep 11, 2020
The Allagash Abductions
Allagash, Maine, the summer of 1976. Four friends venture out into the wilderness for some rest and relaxation and encounter something bizarre and unexplainable...unexplained, that is, until the nightmares begin. Burning lights in the night sky, gray-skinned beings and unspeakable atrocities. Were the men abducted by aliens, or was the entire story a fabrication? Join us as we delve into the mystery of the "Allagash Four"...
Sep 4, 2020
50 States of Fear: Part 5 - From South Dakota to Wyoming
This is part 5 of our 50 States of Fear mini-series, a road trip through some of the most bizarre and terrifying urban legends found across America. Join us as we travel alphabetically from South Dakota, the Mount Rushmore state, through to the Forever West of Wyoming, as we dive into the mysteries of Bigfoot, a strange woman who hands out poisoned candy to unsuspecting children, a winged beast known as the Mothman, a cursed forest and more...
Aug 28, 2020
50 States of Fear: Part 4 - From New Mexico to South Carolina
This is part 4 of our 50 States of Fear mini-series, a road trip through some of the most bizarre and terrifying urban legends found across America. Join us as we travel alphabetically from The Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, through to the Palmetto state of South Carolina, where we explore the real-life legend behind the 1981 slasher film The Burning, an alleged vampire who may have fed on her own family, a ghost without a face who haunts a lonesome tunnel in Pennsylvania, a wretched soul covered in bloody bandages roaming an Oregon beach, and more….
Aug 21, 2020
50 States of Fear: Part 3 - From Massachusetts to New Jersey
This is part 3 of our 50 States of Fear mini-series, a road trip through some of the most bizarre and terrifying urban legends found across America. Join us as we travele travel alphabetically from the Bay State of Massachusetts through to the Garden State of New Jersey, delving into macabre mysteries of undying witches, ghostly hitchhikers, wendigo, cannibals, a 3-legged ghoul, a family stalked by a malevolent watcher, and more...
Aug 14, 2020
50 States of Fear: Part 2 - From Hawaii to Maryland
This is part 2 of our 50 States of Fear mini-series, a road trip through some of the most bizarre and terrifying urban legends found across America. Join us as we travel alphabetically from the Aloha state of Hawaii through to the Old Line State of Maryland, investigating tales of goatmen, graveyards and ghostly clowns, from murderous mansions to blood-drinking brothers...
Aug 7, 2020
50 States of Fear: Part 1 - From Alabama to Georgia
This is part 1 of our 50 States of Fear mini-series, a road trip through some of the most bizarre and terrifying urban legends found across America. Join us as we travel alphabetically from the Yellowhammer state of Alabama through to the peach state of Georgia, investigating horrific tales of murder, madness and misery, from haunted highways, to hellish hauntings all the way to to the hidden gates of Hell itself...
Jul 31, 2020
The Curse of the Pharaohs
In 1922, Howard Carter discovered the tomb of legendary Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun. But some say he found more than golden treasures in that ancient grave. Some say he released a terrible curse that would go on to claim the lives of many unfortunate souls. Join us as we explore this mystery of mummies, murder and misfortune, and dive deep into the truth behind…the mummy's curse...
Jul 24, 2020
The Real-Life Leatherface
The chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface. The unhinged serial killer Norman Bates. The skin suit wearing butcher, Buffalo Bill. It’s hard to believe, but all of these iconic movie murderers were inspired by one real-life killer. The gruesome and ghoulish Ed Gein. Join us as we explore this true and twisted tale of grave robbing, cannibalism and human skin masks. We hope you’ve got a strong stomach…
Jul 17, 2020
The Witch Hunt Madness
In the year 1590, a sinister plot was uncovered in Scotland. An evil scheme to drown a King and throw a nation into chaos. A deal made with the Devil. A wicked spell cast by witches, dancing in the moonlight. Heads were going to roll for this treachery. Join us as we explore the bizarre history of the burnings and beheadings, the tall tales and torture surrounding the witch trials that raged through Europe, claiming the lives of almost 100,000 suspected practitioners of the dark arts…
Jul 10, 2020
The Dahlia and the Doctor
The brutal murder of Elizabeth Short, better known as the Black Dahlia, sparked a manhunt that was the largest the United States had ever seen. A search for a monster, a devil in human form that needed to be stopped, destroyed before he killed again. Join us as we explore one of the most shocking and barbaric crimes of the 20th century, investigate the psychopathic killers that may be hiding among us and attempt to unravel a murderous mystery that has remained unsolved for over 70 years.
Jul 3, 2020
Fearsome Fairy Tales
Fairy tales. Cute and colourful stories to warm the soul, where true love never dies and the hero always wins…right? The original versions of our beloved childhood tales are soaked in blood, betrayal, misery and murder. Not so happily ever after. Join us as we explore the true, twisted origins of Disney princesses, handsome kings and talking animal companions. These are the dark and gruesome cautionary tales that you mother never told you...
Jun 26, 2020
The Body Snatchers
Shape-shifting alien creatures. Sinister robots cloaked in human flesh. Demons wearing the faces of your family. Works of science fiction for most of us, but for some, a horrifying reality. We have entered the realm of the Body Snatchers. Join us as we investigate some truly bizarre accounts of doppelgangers, evil twins and ghostly replicas, and explore the eerie myths and legends that inspired some of the most terrifying sci-fi movies of all time.
Jun 19, 2020
The Dead Mountain
In the depths of a fierce Russian winter, nine hikers inexplicably left their tent and wandered out into the stormy night. Their frozen corpses were found a month later. The grisly circumstances surrounding their deaths sparked one of the most disturbing mysteries of all time...
Jun 12, 2020
The Monsters from Another World
Red eyed creatures that prowl in the darkness. Flying saucers and odd lights in the sky. The 1950s marked the beginning of the UFO mania that would soon sweep across America. Join us as we head back to where it all began, to a moonless, monster-filled night in West Virginia, and a truly terrifying close encounter...
Jun 6, 2020
The Voices from Beyond
Disembodied whispers in old hotel rooms. The ghostly shrieks of tortured souls trapped in abandoned places. For thousands of years, people have tried to communicate with the dead, asking questions to the shadows. Sometimes…the shadows answer... We recommend plugging in your headphones and turning up the volume as you join us on this chilling exploration of restless spirits, paranormal encounters and dead things that whisper to us from the darkness…
May 29, 2020
The Living Dead
Corpses rising from the dead to walk the earth once more is pure fiction…isn’t it? Well, to followers of voodoo religion, zombies are very real. And in some ways, they can be far more horrifying than anything that shuffles across your television screen… Join us as we investigate this disturbing tale of undead slaves and flesh hungry cannibals, and discover that a real-life zombie apocalypse may be closer than you think.
May 22, 2020
The Slit-Mouthed Woman
In 1979, hysterical fear spread through the islands of Japan. All across the country, people reported seeing the ghostly Slit-Mouthed Woman waiting for them in the shadows, ready to carve their faces into permanent, bloody smiles to match her own. Join us as we explore some of the most horrifying creatures of Japanese urban legend, and investigate this creepy tale of a vengeful spirit that made an entire country afraid to walk home alone at night…
May 15, 2020
The Blood Countess
If even half the stories about Countess Elizabeth Báthory are true, then her reign of blood-soaked terror would make her the most vicious serial killer of all time, a legacy carved from the flesh of over 600 innocent victims. Join us as we travel back over 400 years to explore this grisly tale of blood drinkers and black magic, and meet some of the most murderous women in history.
May 10, 2020
The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam
When 21 year old student Elisa Lam vanished from a hotel in downtown Los Angeles, the circumstances that surrounded her disappearance would create one of the most baffling and disturbing mysteries of modern times. Join us as we explore this story of bizarre coincidences, haunted elevators, demonic possession and portals to another world, all linked to a hotel with a sinister and bloody reputation…
May 9, 2020
The Ship of the Dead
The ocean has always been a place of dark phenomena. The Bermuda Triangle. Atlantis. The Flying Dutchman. When a search party boarded the drifting S.S Ourang Medan in 1947, they made a haunting, grisly discovery that sparked a maritime mystery which remains unsolved to this day. Join us as we investigate this terrifying tale of ghost ships, doomed sailors and things…that are not of this world.
May 8, 2020
The Slaughter at Lake Bodom
On a warm summer night in 1960, a group of teenagers were brutally murdered on the shores of the picturesque Lake Bodom in Finland. They were hacked to death while they slept in their tent, in an attack so frenzied and horrifying, it is said to have inspired the famous Friday the 13th movies. Join us as we explore this unsolved case and delve into the mysteries that surround the Slaughter at Lake Bodom…