Zombies are a popular a fixture of horror and science fiction in film, literature and television. Like most tropes, zombies are based on historical accounts. Based on Afro-Caribbean lore of victims being drugged, beaten and kidnapped to labor, we'll examine a few cases including the most notable example being that of Clairvius Narcisse.
Vanishing Hitchhikers have been a common staple of urban legends since the 19th century when people traversed roads alone. Most times the ghostly hitchhiker is said to be a woman in white although the gender can vary. In this episode, the origins and connections between similar tales will be explored as well as claims people were warned by such spectral passengers.
New Orleans is known for a lot of spooky things, vampires are one of them. There are 4 alleged cases of vampires stalking the area since the 1700s
Background: Between 1966-1966 over a course of 13 months’Mary Hyre, a reporter at the time of the Mothman sightings, received over 500 phone calls, not only about this mysterious creature, but also strange lights in the sky, electrical interference, mysterious humming sounds, and UFO sightings.Most were centered around the West Virginia town of Point Pleasant... Continue Reading →
The Beast of Bray Road is also known as Dog Man, Man Dog, or Werewolf The first sighting of this creature was in 1936 The most recent sightings were between 1989-1991 near Delavan and Elkhorn Wisconsin. Some view this creature as supernatural and possessing the ability to shape shift While others see it as a pure physical cryptid, lacking any paranormal abilities
Legends of sasquatch throughout modern history are hard to pinpoint Sasquatches have many names Bigfoot, Yeti in the Himalayas, Yowie in Australia, Skunk Ape, Yayali. This creature has been viewed as a benevolent or malevolent depending on the tribe and culture.
The black dog also known as the hellhound. Primarily associated with British legends Sightings are associated with omens of a tragic occurrence to the person, or family of the person, who has encountered the demon dog.
Skinwalkers comes from Navajo legends of “Skinwalker,” or “yee naaldlooshii,” which means, “with it, he goes on all fours.” This is a reference to the special ability to transform into a four-legged animal. Were thought to be accomplished evil witches or medicine men who reached their highest level of priesthood. Rather than using their powers for good they use it for evil
The Wendigo derives from Native American. Different tribes in the Great Lakes region referred to this monster as Wendigo, Witigo, Witiko and Wee-Tee-Go Wendigo translates into the evil spirit that devours mankind" It is said the wendigo is created when a human resorts to cannibalism and they are then cursed to become a monster