“THE GILL MAN OF NEW ORLEANS” and More True, Macabre Stories! #WeirdDarkness


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“THE GILL MAN OF NEW ORLEANS” and More True, Macabre Stories! #WeirdDarkness
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IN THIS EPISODE: The creature had dark or black skin covered in masses of “skin or fins” that looked like algae growing all over its body. It seemed to have gills or matted hair that looked like gills on its face and head; two yellow eyes leered out from under a prominent forehead. That’s the description one witness had for the thing in City Park, New Orleans. (The City Park Thing) *** Anyone who knew the little family before that July day would say that one thing was certain, Vernon Plager loved his wife and daughter more than anything. But then Paul Reed moved to the neighborhood, and it led to more than just a broken marriage… it led to murder. (Wrapped in Ivy) *** The moose is said to be a ghostly white and a giant of stature and weight, antlers bigger than any other moose ever seen. Considered a harbinger of doom, it was first reported in 1891… but has been seen as recently as 2002. Could this giant, ghostly moose at Lobster Lake, North Dakota actually have existed – or still exist? (The Specter Moose of Lobster Lake) *** For the citizens of Brabant Province, Belgium, the era of the Brabant Killers, left behind traumatic wounds that have never really healed. Making matters worse is the fact that the killers were never brought to justice. (The Killers of Brabant) *** These stories and more in this episode!
“The City Park Thing” is from Haunted America Tours: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/rw3aza96
“Wrapped in Ivy” originally posted in “Rockford Writes”, edited by Heath Alberts for HauntedRockford.com: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/2tn299te
“The Specter Moose of Lobster Lake” by Kathy Weiser for LegendsOfAmerica.com: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/bbb5jzbk
“The Killers of Brabant” by Benjamin Welton for ListVerse: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/jve5ku2d
“Haunted Wendy’s” by Weirdo family member, Ethan Hahn
Weird Darkness theme by Alibi Music Library. Background music by Kevin MacLeod (https://tinyurl.com/y2v7fgbu) is used with permission.
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