Best Horror Stories podcasts — Scary stories that will shake you for days (Updated March 2019; image)
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Lore
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Our fears have roots. Lore exposes the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy your blood lust.
 
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The Black Tapes
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The Black Tapes is a bi-weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her enigmatic subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?
 
The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.
 
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Archive 81
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Archive 81 is a fiction podcast about horror, cities, and the subconscious. New episodes will be released every other Wednesday. Start from "01 - A Body In A New Place"
 
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Small Town Horror
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Ryan Jennings ran from the horrors of Crayton 18 years ago. Now is is coming back to face his greatest fears and search for answers.
 
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The Wicked Library
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The Wicked Library is a Parsec Award winning show featuring dramatic tellings of horror fiction stories from new, upcoming, independent and bestselling authors. Our tales of terror are read by Host / Producer, Daniel Foytik and other talented voice actors and feature custom music to bring the stories to life. Each episode features the work of some of the best voices in independent horror fiction.Authors of all types have contributed stories, like Jessica McHugh, KB Goddard, C. Bryan Brown, G ...
 
“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back… New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more.
 
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SCARED?
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Award winning English Broadcaster, Philip Holmes - takes a look at the latest world's paranormal news... and then chats with guests. from all over the world about their paranormal experiences. Real & true ghost stories, UFO sightings and Bigfoot encounters. Philip was a 'Coast to Coast AM' invited guest and this podcast was acclaimed as 'New & Noteworthy' by iTunes.
 
Edited by bestselling, award-winning anthologist John Joseph Adams, NIGHTMARE is a digital magazine of horror and dark fantasy. In its pages, you will find all kinds of horror and dark fantasy, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Every month NIGHTMARE will bring you a mix of original fiction and reprints, and featuring a variety of authors: from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven't heard of yet. When ...
 
These tales of supernatural suspense by Soren Narnia adhere to the most primal element of storytelling: a single human voice describing events exactly as it experienced them. The stories, stripped of even proper titles, spill forward as taut, uninterrupted confessions. Knifepoint Horror leaves nothing but the story's riveting spine to compel and chill you to the core. Music by Kevin MacLeod. These stories are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, mean ...
 
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PseudoPod
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The Sound of Horror
 
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King Falls AM
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King Falls AM centers on a lonely little mountain town's late-night AM talk radio show and its paranormal, peculiar happenings and inhabitants.New shows available the 1st and 15th of every month! Be sure to start from Sammy's first show (May 1st, 2015) to stay up to date with all your King Falls favorites.
 
A regular podcast that features the paranormal and Indie horror industry. We feature new true ghost stories submitted to us from international sources. We interview horror authors, ghost hunters and people who have suffered paranormal experiences. We talk about folklore and explore the greater world. Is there life beyond? Art, stories and observations about the veil.
 
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Creepy
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A collection of the most famous and disturbing creepypastas and urban legends in the world. Listener discretion is advised. Support the podcast and get more stories at Patreon.com/Creepypod Stories requests can be made on twitter @creepypod or via email at creepypod@gmail.com
 
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Tales To Terrify
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The Audio Horror Fiction Magazine
 
This podcast features various scary stories and creepypasta from popular Youtuber MaddMike. These creepy stories are narrations of different peoples postings on reddit. From deep web, stalkers, serial killers, and murder. These stories will be sure to keep you awake all night and under the cover.
 
Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!
 
Shadowvane is a radio drama podcast centered around telling tales of horror and suspense. Instead of one continuous story, we tell our stories in a limited number of episodes.
 
Tales of Horror takes you back to the early days of radio when alone with your imagination the story tellers on the radio would take you into the world of ghosts,macabre,demons,and tales of the supernatural. Turn down the lights and enter the world of Tales of Horror.
 
A multiple story, full-cast horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features a myriad of talented vocal performers and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors.
 
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Bedtime Stories
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Turn off the lights, get into bed and plug in your earphones. It's time for a creepy bedtime story. For the discerning horror fan, we cover the most chilling cases from around the world. From the paranormal to the supernatural, unsolved mysteries and strange deaths to cryptids, conspiracy theories and the most disturbing of true crimes, all told in a unique and creepy way. Join us every week for a new scary story.bedtime.stories@outlook.com
 
A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach returns to a New York City neighborhood that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing, her family long gone, Dolores is recognized only by an old stoner friend, Luis, who gives Dolores room and board and lets her give massages for cash in the basement apartment under his dilapidated empanada shop. When the ...
 
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Dark Tome
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What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side?Cassie, a wayward teen, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village.The Dark Tome is a new take on the anthology audio fiction podcast, featuring fantastic stories by contemp ...
 
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Mabel
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Mabel is a fiction podcast about ghosts, family secrets, strange houses, and missed connections.
 
Ghost stories, folktales, myths and legends from the dark backroads of the American South, told by the region's best storytellers. Original short stories and classic campfire tales. Website: http://themoonlitroad.com
 
The OFFICIAL Mr. Creepy Pasta's Creepypasta Storytime!Support the Podcast here: https://ko-fi.com/mrcreepypastaHey there kids! It's me, Mr. Creepy Pasta! And I think I might have found a new way to bring Creepy Pasta stories from the deep dark stones of the crypt and right to the ear balls in your head. If you're as excited as I am to hear a good story of terror and fear as I am then give me a subscription, hide under your blanket, and prepare yourself for some sweet dreams. Creepypasta Stor ...
 
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The Dark Verse
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Short stories of occult, metaphysical, and fantastical horror that will follow you to the visions of your sleep.
 
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the true paranormal fan but funny enough for the skeptics! Proud member of Dark Myths Collective.
 
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Midnight Horror
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Midnight Horror is a series of short scary stories created and narrated by Rachel Craig. New epsiodes monthly.
 
The Voice of Horror
 
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Midnight Marinara
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Midnight Marinara is a monthly podcast/radio play that serializes Creepypasta stories into full-fledged audio dramas. Whether it's a well-known chiller or a deserving unknown that catches attention, we endeavor to present an entertaining spin on these tales of the macabre. Pour some of this on your Creepypasta come midnight!
 
NOCTURNAL TRANSMISSIONS is a fortnightly podcast featuring performances of dark, short stories, both contemporary and classic, by voice actor Kristin Holland. You'll hear works of creepy fiction from the likes of Lovecraft, Poe and even Shakespeare as well as horror stories from contemporary writers; both emerging and renowned. Our humble narrator already appears in the world of horror podcasting as a featured voice artist on the 'Simply Scary Podcast', performing Creepypasta and chilling ta ...
 
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Pleasing Terrors
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Join acclaimed ghost storyteller Mike Brown for a bi-weekly tour through the shadows of history. The Pleasing Terrors Podcast features stories about haunted places, creepy history, and forgotten folklore.
 
Kyle Kinane and Dave Stone talk about ghosts and barbeque and maybe interview people and maybe have had a few drinks before they started recording.
 
A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other programs at: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com
 
TRUE Scary Stories, REAL Ghost Stories, and CREEPY Animal and Cryptid Sightings. This is Darkness Prevails, a horror podcast that specializes in giving you nightmares. With non-stop horror stories, you can finally die happy and afraid. Just remember, this world is a strange one! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/darknessprevails/support
 
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Horror Stories
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Horror Old Time Radio goes into the world of the unknown which is sure to creep you out! Turn the lights off and enter the real of the supernatural world of Horror.
 
True horror stories written by those that made it out alive. First person accounts narrated and produced by Andrew Tate in an anthology of terror and suspense.
 
Podcast dedicated to the side of history that goes bump in the night. Every episode's content features community time that includes listener mail and experiences, a “Moment In Oddity” and “History Of The Day” segments and then interviews and discussions about a historic location, event or person and the hauntings associated with the subject of the particular show. The tagline for the show is “Ghost tours for the theater of the mind” and our goal is to entertain you while creeping you out jus ...
 
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Wrong Station
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You are currently listening to the Wrong Station. Have a seat, stay a while. There's this story I've been dying to tell you. Maybe you'll find it interesting.
 
H. P. Lovecraft’s name is synonymous with horror fiction. His major inspiration and invention was cosmic horror: the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien. This collection contains 24 Lovecraft works that are in the public domain.
 
The Blood Crow Stories is an anthology series of horror stories. Our first season highlights the story of the S.S. Utopia, a cruise ship in the early 1900's. Modern-day college student, Max, begins to do his thesis on the audio diaries of the passengers on the ship. What he didn't know were the horrors that were waiting for him among the tapes, and why the ship sank so mysteriously almost 100 years ago.
 
From the master of the psychological horror genre comes this brilliant collection 12 Creepy Tales by Edgar Allan Poe. It features some of his classics like The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat and The Cask of Amontillado which are supreme examples of his craft. The Black Cat is a truly horrifying story of a death-row confession of guilt by a serial killer. The much loved family cat becomes the agent of his destruction and inevitable descent into crime and madness. Another superb story is The F ...
 
... dedicated to the Weird Fiction and Ghost Stories of M.R. James.
 
From H.P. Lovecraft: An investigation into the disappearance of a young man from a locked room in an asylum.
 
Chilling Tales for Dark Nights is a horror fiction anthology podcast, with each weekly episode featuring several creepy tales from talented authors, brought to life with full casts of professional voice actors, sound effects, and music
 
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GraveYard Tales
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We tell the stories of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we have a few laughs while we're at it! Join your hosts Adam & Matt in their discussions of these topics and email them your thoughts at GraveYardTalesPodcast@gmail.com (mailto:GraveYardTalesPodcast@gmail.com)We thank you for joining us in the GraveYard!
 
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DreadCast
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An Audiobook Podcast Series Featuring Original Short Horror StoriesCheck us out on:Facebook: www.facebook.com/DreadCastAudio/Twitter: twitter.com/DreadCastAudioInstagram: www.instagram.com/dreadcastaudio/Tumblr: dreadcastfiction.tumblr.com/Patreon: www.patreon.com/DreadCastCreated by Shehzar ShahMusic by Sofrozyne.Music: www.youtube.com/channel/UC08XBs9O4-OkDPAJl-RQ3UQ
 
2016 People's Choice Podcast Awards Nominee!!Horror! Gore! Comedy! Questionable Material! All this and MORE on The Horrorfied Podcast!Laugh as your Horror Hosts Justin, Ian, Sarah and Producer Xack talk about all the slashy, schlocky gore and horror they love, hate, and love to hate and tear it apart piece by piece! Gasp as your humble narrators tear down the ooky spooky curtain and dive into the trenches of the terrifying unknown and dish about the occult, paranormal, and true crime events ...
 
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Author : Annie Neugebauer Narrators : Dagny Paul and Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Tonia Thompson Audio Producer : Chelsea Davis Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums PseudoPod 640: ARTEMIS RISING 5: What Throat is a PseudoPod original. This episode of PseudoPod is brought to you by AMC Shudder. Check out Shudder’s great content at shudder.com and ...…
 
We're back from Florida and it might have all been a flu hallucination but we had a blast! We've also got some new spooky jams for you today: Em brings us a classic Canadian ghost story with the Fort Garry Hotel in Manitoba and Christine covers the Florida Black Widow Judy Buenoano, which may or may not be her real last name… it isn't. We've al ...…
 
It's episode 15 of Season 12. On this week's show we have tales about the terror which can lie just behind things most innocent. "The Nope Game" written by Javier Loustauna (Story starts around 00:03:00) Produced by: Phil Michalski Cast: Narrator – Kyle Akers , Video Girl – Alexis Bristowe, Mark – Dan Zappulla, Jackson – Atticus Jackson "Jinn" ...…
 
Huge thank you to Giggles for helping me out with this one while my throat recovers and as always a thank you to William Dalphin for making such a masterpiece.Giggles: https://www.youtube.com/user/MoralsAndVirtues/The Author: www.facebook.com/WilliamDalphin/Video!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HS0Xg1k-1egRead along!: https://www.reddit.com/r ...…
 
On the conclusion to our series on Joseph Kallinger, we cover the three murders that he committed with his own son and explore the many horrifying visions and immersive hallucinations that drove him to commit such heinous acts. Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://lastpod.robinhood.com Buy your Health + Ancestry Service kit at h ...…
 
Somethings should be better left alone, but there are times when we are so curious that fate gets the better of us. This is what happens when Brian decides to find out what happened during his father's trip to meet the devil himself. Highway to Hell is the third installment of the creepypasta Crossroad series by Locked334.For more information o ...…
 
In this episode of True Crime Storytime, we take a trip to England and explore the case of an unknown woman who was found in the hollows of an old tree. Video!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atiu7Tl_z_UAminooo!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.narvii.amino.x220474164&hl=en_US & https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mrcreepypasta-a ...…
 
Coming Up Good Evening: 00:00:42 Christa Carmen’s The Rest Will Be in Pieces as read by Heather Thomas: 00:06:34 Pleasant Dreams: 01:06:42 Pertinent Links Support Us on Patreon! Christa Carmen
 
Is Ghoul Intentions haunted, and are people who listen starting to have paranormal experiences because of the podcast? We’ve also got Jack’s work saga and more spooky listener submissions!
 
Case #0182003 Statement of Jared Hopworth, the Boneturner, regarding his association with Flesh and recent activities. Content warnings for this episode are at the end of the show notes. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Zachary Pinz, Adina Adriana Ceara, Griesly, Ash Sullivan, Jenna Nolt, Erika Kvistad, Bradie Forsberg, Lorna M, Rose Marie Wong. ...…
 
In Episode 83, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger drive up to Northfield, Vermont, with a bucket of slop in search of the infamous Pigman. In 1971, a naked man with the head of a pig terrorized the small town of Northfield in the area of the Devil's Washbowl. Multiple witnesses were rattled by a vision they can't explain, and one claims he was attacke ...…
 
Rachel asked you guys to send in your questions and boy oh boy did you deliver. We dive into death, sex, chaos magic and of course, wrestling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Know your neighbor they say. Well, sometimes the most shocking things can happen right in your backyard. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/eerietalesfromthedarkness/support This podcast is sponsored by The Black Tux
 
A man learns about the past of his recently deceased father and the deal he made with the devil who carries the star etched coin. Story written by L0CKED334For more information about this story and other scary stories told on this podcast, visit http://www.scarystorytime.com or visit my Patreon club at http://www.spookyboo.club.…
 
Ben 'n' Henry break down this week's true crime news: Alternative Egyptology, Jack the Ripper revelations, an update on the samurai sword-wielding girlfriend, and MORE. TRIPLE L. Plus, when you use my dedicated link, http://candidco.com/sidestories, you’ll save 25% on your modeling kit.
 
Hector Ortiz sat on the edge of his cot, smoking a cigarette, because why not. For as long as he cared to remember, “why not?” had been the chief consideration on any of the few life decisions permitted to him, which did not extend much beyond personal habits like smoking. On Death Row, even if you’re not constitutionally partial to smoking, yo ...…
 
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In this podcast Ray Cluley talks about Water For Drowning, audiobooks, movie sharks, and much more. About Ray Cluley Ray Cluley is a British Fantasy Award winner with stories published in various magazines and anthologies. Some of these have been republished in ‘best of’ volumes, including Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year series and … Con ...…
 
You'll never believe what happened at the Senior Bash! Or, maybe you will. In fact, maybe belief has a lot more to do with it than one might initially assume. After Corey storms the Revenant Truthers Society with declarations of alien activity, our Hunters have to do a bit of digging to get to the facts. But facts only go so far when you're up ...…
 
This week maybe Dave and Kyle talked about the singularity and the sounds of sleeping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
A man with a strange coin who has a lot of time on his hands can be a dangerous mind trip for anyone who has a sordid past. Also known as "don't pick up hitchhikers for you never know their intentions."To learn more about this story, visit my website at www.scarystorytime.com or visit my Patreon page at www.spookyboo.club.…
 
It’s our St. Patrick’s Day episode! Special guest Caitlin Glass gives us the hisTERRORy on Darkey Kelly and The Gates to Hell, amongst other Irish shenanigans. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
 
Happy Monday Spooksters! This week we are joined by a special co host, Jessica's husband, Thomas! This week we are chatting with you all about mermaids. Jessica has the history and lore of mermaids. Thomas will then share some cool information on a two part documentary called Mermaids : The Body Found & Mermaids : The New Evidence. Then lastly ...…
 
Not everything can be perfect. Even when there’s a clean slate and we’re given the resources and tools to make something great, humans have a way of building their flaws into it. And while there are many examples of locations built on a crooked foundation, few have the haunting historical tales to back it up. * * * This episode of Lore was spon ...…
 
Stories in this episode: Disturbed Man at University - Dark Light Freeway Flirting Turns Frightening - Ne0nCobra I just moved to a new place and met the neighbors! - doofwars Bonus Story: The Man in the Yellow Raincoat - whalebaboon Follow Let's Not Meet: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/433173970399259/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/ ...…
 
The latest episode to this noir mystery series reveals something we didn't expect to see in Hannigan.The Author: https://www.reddit.com/user/-TheInspector-/posts/ / https://www.reddit.com/r/DavidFarrowWritesVideo!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnsexPCaDcURead along!: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/7xeuvy/neverglades_3_remember_me_ ...…
 
This week we’re talking all about Chris Benoit and the tragedy that would soon follow him and his family.
 
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Jessica Charle, Justine Anastasia, Devin Hoover, Nicholas Gray, and T.C. Lewis, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about holiday horrors, terrifying toys, animal intentions, nightmarish numbers. See full episode details, including the text ...…
 
Jerry and Tracy talk about cases of missing people from our national parks made famous by David Paulides' book series Missing 411. The newest edition of Hillbilly Horror House and David Flora from Blurry Photos tells us about Lemp Mansion.
 
Who knows what your neighbors are really up to behind closed doors? One man learns the horrible truth that his neighbor has seen . . . and comes to learn that terror is not limited to under the sea. It is far, far closer than you could ever imagine.Author: Christopher Long | Storyteller: Louie Pollard | Custom Score: Nico Vettese…
 
Antlers are the fastest growing bone in the animal kingdom. In June and July, the antlers of a White-tailed deer can grow as fast as an inch a day. An inch. In order to grow so quickly, the bones need blood; lots of it, and so they’re covered in a thin, soft tissue filled with blood vessels. Velvet.
 
Some places are better left lost... *** Written by CK Walker, guest narration by Molly Lankford *** Please consider supporting the podcast at Patreon.com/Creepypod All month long for March 2019, new $5+ members get an exclusive sticker set and entry into a drawing for a Creepy Logo Hoodie! Sign up now! *** SCP Archives on iTunes: https://itunes ...…
 
Over the the past decade, close to a hundred people have lost their lives in the canal network of one northern English city. In this episode, we examine evidence, which suggests that a significant number of these deaths were the work of one person, The Manchester Pusher. ABOUT THE CHANNELTurn off the lights, get into bed and plug in your earpho ...…
 
Morgan is back from vacation so Katy is treating her to several dark and dismal tales from a common vacation destination: the Florida Keys. This string of islands stretching south of Florida may be gorgeous, but they’ve housed much darkness in the time since their colonization, up to and including their own Dr. Frankenstein. Listen and find out ...…
 
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