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In a time when a King ruled England, and his knights rode into battle for glory and honour, a monster, the Bad, roamed the land, waiting for a chance to take power. The Bad had no real shape, but it had a purpose, and that was to feed on anything, then defeat the King and his army. The King asked the myths, legends, and folklore of England for help and all answered his cry. Led by an elder of the Faery folk, Elder Perennial Swallowtail, the mythical creatures joined the King's army to create ...
 
Welcome to the DELPHIAN REALM Podcast Fearlessly delving deeper and darker into the unexplained, the supernatural and down right creepy mysteries most are too afraid to even whisper. MEET YOUR CO-HOSTS: Leslie Cottle, a native of Montreal, Quebec and Lillis Lindsley, an American living in Scotland. Both have extensively researched many mysteries, legends, myths and history dating back to antiquity but have both focused much of their time on the many fascinating layers of facts, tall tales, h ...
 
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Legendary Africa

Theshira & Rashalia Pather

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Legendary Africa is the podcast where a disembodied voice speaks, shouts, swears and whispers myths, legends and lore from Africa straight into your ear canal. Join me, Theshira Pather, my two dogs and our companion moth (named Squirt) on an adventure across the African continent. We find out about dragons, witches, fairies, magicians, demigods, boy heroes, dragon slaying princesses, ogres, ghosts, Egyptian treasure and so much more! Originally a sister-led podcast, after Rashalia passed awa ...
 
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Sprinkle your magic dust and save the centers of your cinnamon rolls while we learn all about faeries and their realm. We don't endorse baby stealing or cornerless houses, but we are down with Yoda being a magical fae folk. We're cutting right to the nasty faery underbelly while also letting you in on the ultimate Holiday secret of not wearing pant…
 
Today's urban legend didn't end with anyone in a bathtub of ice missing a kidney, but it does have us questioning who does the PR for the graveyard. We discuss Resurrection Mary and who she really was. Her hands and lips are icy but that's not stopping her from first date red flags and hot makeout sessions. Are we drinking our pee now? We don't kno…
 
Forgetting our pants in airport security would be the least of our worries if we endured a cosplay travel nightmare like Hikari. We discuss the Malaysian cosplay convention raids and detainment of innocent cosplayers. There’s a phonetic spelling struggle while we confirm who pukes and who cries on the bus as we’re being sent to jail. We’ve been itc…
 
It's time for a game of Grimdark Clue as you try to spot the lies and solve for who was behind it all. We're talking about the shocking case of Mark and John. We confirm that the internet was only made for lying, doing crime, and listening to podcasts. Tuck your modem under your pillow for sweet sexy internet dreams as me add and remove letters fro…
 
What do you do with a haunted object when it's a part of your own body? Astrologer, reality adjuster, esoteric herbalist, and incense maker: ECHO returns to tell us all about her experience with haunted teeth. Plus, some astrology soup talk, Echo's first time using an immersion blender to make something other than stage blood, physiological astrolo…
 
Forget our aspirations of being detectives, Cryptid Zoologist is our new dream profession! We learn about the Jersey Devil and how to tell it apart from a kangaroo in a costume. Luckily we solved the age old mystery of cranky cryptids… get your knitting needles ready because we're making them all sweaters! If you enjoy the episode, please consider …
 
It's time to pull strings and practice throwing your voice while we discuss the case of Stefanie Rengel. We're going to date ourselves with not wearing the right pants and prehistoric Facebook messaging. If you take anything from this episode, it's that you should only send G-rated voicemails to the family answering machine. If you enjoy the episod…
 
Today’s case really stabs at our heartstrings. We’re covering the case of Beverly Smith. Yet again classic Simpsons predicts big future events. Everyone sues everyone and someone is driving trucks through this false confession and it’s many holes. If you enjoy the episode, please consider subscribing or following our podcast! If you’re on Apple Pod…
 
It’s time for the second edition of Cosplayer Crime Corner where we talk about the life of internet famous Belle Delphine. We’re discovering that people will spend their money on all kinds of fluids that they shouldn’t be purchasing. We’re not sure what’s worse, meat tubes or used underwear for sale but both gross us out. If you enjoy the episode, …
 
Today we find out that money actually does grow on trees while we learn about Rachel Lee and the deceptive crimes she committed against the Raines family. If we didn't think it before, we definitely know to trust no one now. Prepare to have wine sprinkled in your face while Megan hands out Grimdark blessings and we launch our dating PSA. If you enj…
 
Dearest cardslinger and dreamwalker extraordinaire: Celeste Mott is back! We chat sobriety, the conflict of niceness and integrity, stalkers, returning to church, instagram scammers, Catholic mass, and what it means to be mean. Bonus: is Archangel Michael a repressed anarchist? Who gets to be the arbiter of offense? idk, better listen to find out. …
 
Join us as we dive into the story about the tragic case of Christopher Regan. We’re talking about why Black Friday purchases didn’t happen this year and how winter can bring some scary accidents! Grab your drinks and get comfy to chat about creepy Christmases and how this case had some serious premeditation tendencies. If you enjoy the episode, ple…
 
Get ready for a trip to the North Pole while we chat about the tragic tale of Suzanne Reynolds and Karin Schlegel. Get out your Grimdark dictionary because we’re adding Geekisms to our repertoire! So grab a cake to chow down while Nikki shares a story about her experiences in a school band and Megan explains why it’s not okay to tickle the ivories.…
 
We love a bargain sale, but today's deep dive into hitman websites has us scratching our heads and squinting at the people who think they've found a deep deadly discount. The internet is a wild place but we'll let you know what websites to avoid because sometimes customer testimonials are NOT a good sign. We'll be holding the door open for you as l…
 
Herbalist and self described plant nerd: Stephanie Hardie of Gate & Garden Herbals joins the pod this week! After seeing Stephanie's beautifully curated booth full of handmade herbal wares at the Salem Night Market, I knew I had to have her on the show. Join us for a conversation about how herbalism may still be a fringe practice, plant folklore, c…
 
We're hand jiving into this week's episode to reinforce how awful high school was with the tragic story of Ann Maguire. We plan bouncy castle recording sessions and Grimdark gymnastics on the uneven bars. Everyone start working on their murder catchphrase because this story definitely has one of the lamest yet! If you enjoy the episode, please cons…
 
We're getting heated today because we're talking about cosplayers mistaken for criminals. One of us is a hype person with gills and the other chose violence today. Find out the costume you wear to commit crimes and the world's lamest con name. Keep your eyes open for our newest shirt featuring the Grimdark classic catchphrase: Get Yer Face Wet If y…
 
Grab your favourite glass of vino because you scream, I scream, we all scream for a twisted rich person’s tangled grapevine of wine Ponzi Scheme! Today’s case is all about John Fox and his Premier Cru wine store. We hope you studied for the Grimdark History pop quiz because we grade hard and fast here. We’re all laugh and no murder on this episode …
 
Hell hath no fury like a mom missing her daughter and Miriam Rodriguez is no exception to this. We all need to be more like the real-life superhero in this case, but maybe just fewer guns. Megan has a new roommate which might just be an other-worldly apparition, but it's okay because they probably just want a gummy. If you enjoy the episode, please…
 
Pull over your musical keyboard and play us a jingle while we talk about Countess Elizabeth Bathory. We get R rated with the devil as he does a hot tub stream on Twitch and Megan learns to grow her tongue. Did we discover the precursor to extreme haunts? Tune in to hear the list of torture tactics and decide for yourself. If you enjoy the episode, …
 
We’re fresh off the high of our live show and finishing up spooky season with haunted house attractions. They might not seem scary at first, but we're going deep into the depths of extreme haunts and immersive horror. We deem ourselves experts on knowing when a knife is real and knowing that most of these people book a therapy session after their h…
 
Episode 1 of Delphian Realm Podcast is titled Darker Side Of Rennes Le Chateau. Your Hosts Leslie Cottle and Lillis Lindsley have a great show for you. They are both seasoned researchers of all things mysterious, paranormal, esoteric, and forbidden history. They will be delving deeper and darker into the strange happenings of a very obscure enigmat…
 
Hello, I thought I would send out a little update to let you know that unfortunately I’m having to cancel the planned Halloween special of The Faerie Folk podcast. My family and I are going through a very difficult and heartbreaking time at the moment and I need to spend all my time loving and supporting them as we try our best to make it through t…
 
Grab yourself a glass of wine made from people fertilizer because today we're learning about some urban legends that are actually based on true events. As cosplayers, we're not phased by hatchet-wielding bunny costumes, but we are definitely worried about getting our face skin ripped off. Hear us profess our love for Mothman as we search the intern…
 
It’s time to monster mash and dress as generic ghost number three because we’re learning all about the history of Halloween and the traditions that come with it. If you’re a single lady looking for a husband, then you’re in luck. Just don’t be scared when your future husband’s face appears behind you in the dark. Bags of juice and cabbage tied to s…
 
Spooky season continues as we follow our hearts to Scotland where we learn about its most haunted residence, Glamis Castle. It's a good thing they didn't ask us to build the castle because it would have had automated guns and it would most likely blow over in the wind. Just like a casino, the house always wins when the Devil is your gambling buddy.…
 
After today's episode will be leaving the most magical place on earth with nightmares instead of memories. We're talking with special guest Julie from the Extra Magic Half Hour Podcast about all things true crime at the Disney Parks. We're not sure if we're ready for the new gator hunting 4D experience but we are fully onboard for regulated nacho c…
 
It's your lucky day to learn about an unlucky number. We cover the case of Betty Gore and what goes down on Friday the 13th. Ghost testimony doesn't happen here, but whether or not the church has swinger rules is still up for debate. We're not sure what the smell of sexy is, but we do know that lasagna is definitely the way to Garfield's heart. If …
 
We're kicking off spooky season with ghosts a plenty as we visit Latoya Ammons. Creaky stairs and open doorways are now added to the list of unnecessary scary things. We discuss the worst part of having oil covered feet and the best times to burn sage…. *Spoilers* it's all the time. We hope this one scares you, but not enough to end up in the throw…
 
Grab a rake because we've found the ultimate pile of crunchy leaves to jump in. We're learning about the awful crimes committed by Matthew Hoffman. We're a week away from spooky season, so we're embracing gentle sexy spooky season for this one. Principal Feeny isn't teaching Grimdark meme class, but he is getting shirtless to break down a door or t…
 
Welcome to part two of our two-part adventure to the North East of England! In today’s episode we will be once again be coming face-to-face with the English Faerie Folk who, as always, have a nefarious plot to carry out! Don't forget to subscribe/follow the podcast on your prefered listening platform so you'll be notified when October's Halloween s…
 
We're kicking off spooky season talking about The Omen, and what is often considered the most cursed movie set in film history. Is it bad luck? Is the devil at work? Is Megan possessed and the real enemy has been greed all along? We have no answers to any of this, but we can tell you how often planes are hit by lightning. If you enjoy the episode, …
 
We love a mystery and this week's case is definitely a head-scratcher. We're talking about the case of Dorothy Jane Scott. We might need to call in the Scooby Gang to solve this one because it is still cold. Prep your 80s perm and teased bangs while we talk about taking Megan's arcade V-card. If you enjoy the episode, please consider subscribing or…
 
Darragh Mason of Spirit Box Podcast is back! We have a free flowing conversation about our relationship with otherness this past year, identifying what's important through the prism of magick and folklore, the potential pushback on the resurgence of Faery, the doppelgänger phenomenon, cunning women, and the Qareen: the djinn double we are all born …
 
We’ve been rounding up cases where the crimes get put on social media and today we’re bringing you the worst example. We talk about the awful crime committed against Bianca Devins and how this sad story was able to go viral. We try to get with it and learn the youth language, while Nikki attempts brevity for once in her life. It doesn’t work, but t…
 
Save your spell slots to cast Transport Via Plants so we can travel down a Druidism rabbit hole and learn about Christopher Vaughn. If CSI has taught us anything, it's that we need to check everyone's hands. Grab your best friends, especially if they're cows, because we're talking about connecting with nature and if we should have caffeine before s…
 
Dating apps are a hot topic that's hitting close to home for one of your podhosts. We will discuss a modern-day horror story as we learn about Stefano Brizzi. Always do your research and always let your friends decide if your online lover is a serial killer before meeting them in a dark alley. Hearing about dissolving bodies in bathtubs brings up a…
 
My dear friend, sister, and witch: Jessica V returns for the third time! We talk her new cohosted podcast and community "Lilith's Left Hand," objective reality during climate change, knowing versus doing, rebellious self care, re-wilding our housecats, and reflecting on this year as the year of discernment. Mutual Aid in Louisiana: www.imaginewater…
 
You’ve asked for the occasional palate cleanser and we sure didn’t deliver. But we did bring you a super inspiring story as we talk about the real-life superhero Alison Botha. We never want to yuck a yum but Megan’s new Only Fans sure has a lot of bite to it. Help us try and make a new catchphrase happen so we can justify flapping our skull caves! …
 
Welcome to part one of our two-part adventure to the North East of England! In this episode we're off to the county of Tyne and Wear to learn how the famous legend of the 'Lambton Worm' came to be. Don't forget to subscribe/follow the podcast on your prefered listening platform so you'll be notified when part two arrives later in the month. There’s…
 
We love a good urban legend, so we’ve peaked with discovering a video game urban legend. We’re talking about a game that never existed… or did it? Polybius has been a hot topic with conspiracy theorists and Grimdark just joined them in the great debate of whether or not this game is secretly a CIA experiment, or just some troll gaslighting us all. …
 
Unlike normal humans who catch the common cold, today's case introduces us to a boy that is sick with Affluenza. We learn how many dollar signs are associated with freedom as we talk about Cameron Terrell. We hope you're feeling spooky because we discuss pre pre Halloween and the appropriate time of year to start buying decorations. Prepare your in…
 
American studies scholar, paranormal investigator, and comic: Darcy Staniforth joins me this week! We talk have an in depth chat about grief, navigating loss in a death and grief avoidant culture, death positivity, ancestor veneration, and Darcy's haunted home. Join us for an open conversation about one of the most difficult emotions people carry w…
 
Today we’re covering a case that has us feeling like we’ve earned our Grimdark detective badges more so than some people working on the case. We discuss the tragic murder of Betsy Faria, and the crimes committed by her frenemy Pamela Hupp. Find out what the right amount of tears are when under suspicion of murder, and make sure you don’t ever have …
 
We're going to discover that our definition of cool is vastly different than other people when we discuss the senseless crime committed against Andy Finch. We use our best Google-Fu skills to get overly competitive about video game trivia and semantics. If there's one thing we learned today, it's the correct social media platform to announce our cr…
 
Greetings Legends and welcome to Legendary Africa! Today, I bring you three monsterific, marvellous and monstrous tales from the Hausa, the Fang and the Guji Oromo! Join me as we meet the astonishing Zankallala, a tiny monster who packs a punch, the Ebigane, a bloody-thirsty hybrid, and the Bulgu, a terrible ogre with a taste for human flesh. #stay…
 
We hope you've been training because it's time for the Grimdark Olympics! Grab your buddies from the bar to jump the hurdles as we discuss Emily Infeld and her stalker. We're not sure what social media is the best platform to announce your murders on, but we judge that choice as much as the imaginary wedding arrangements. Lifehack from this episode…
 
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