Episode available for free on all platforms, find yours here: https://linktr.ee/cryptidsdecrypted This week on Cryptids Decrypted, we talked about two of my favorite spectral myths, La Llorona and La Madremonte. Both of these myths serve as cautionary tales in their own right but inhabit different regions of Central/South America. Below, you can find some supplemental … Continue reading Cryptids Decrypted – Vengeful Spirits
Paranormal Investigation 101 – Interview w/ Donna of Philly Ghost Hunt
This week, I’m talking with Donna of Philly Ghost Hunt, and we’re going through the fundamentals of paranormal investigation.
Cannibalism, Starvation, and the History of the Wendigo
This week on Cryptids Decrypted, we're covering the dark history of the wendigo myth. Originally used as a cautionary tale by the native populations in Northern Canada, wendigos were described as pale, emaciated creatures, hungry for human flesh. It was said that humans were possessed by evil spirits in moments of physical weakness and greed. … Continue reading Cannibalism, Starvation, and the History of the Wendigo
El Chupacabra – A History of the Mystery
This week on Cryptids Decrypted, we’re taking a look at one of the more famous mythical creatures of the modern day, El Chupacabra. Hailing from Puerto Rico, the chupacabra was first sighted in the mid-nineties, right around the time UFO fever was hitting a new high. The creature takes its name from chupar (to suck) … Continue reading El Chupacabra – A History of the Mystery
The Loveland Frogman – A History of the Mystery
Cryptids Decrypted is back with a brand new episode, and we're talking about the legend of the Loveland Frogman. Unfamiliar? It might be because this myth has a very focused region of Loveland Ohio, or the fact that sightings have been few and far between. Originally spotted back in 1955, first encounters with this bipedal, … Continue reading The Loveland Frogman – A History of the Mystery
Mokole-Mbembe – A History of the Mystery
Mokole Mbembe – The One Who Stops the Flow of Rivers "The Congo River at sunset, Democratic Republic of the Congo" by water.alternatives is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 This week on Cryptids Decrypted, John and I are talking about a fascinating myth from the Congo River Basin, Mokole Mbembe (pronounced M’Kay-lay Bem-bay, we think). … Continue reading Mokole-Mbembe – A History of the Mystery
Inter-Dimensional Lake Monsters Among Us?!
Well, if that googly-eyed, odd, pipe of a fish isn't enough to convince you that monsters exist in the deep, maybe my second interview with David George Gordon will! David is an expert in all things cryptid and nature. He's written several field guides on more traditional flora and fauna, but is especially renowned for … Continue reading Inter-Dimensional Lake Monsters Among Us?!
A History of the Mystery – The Jersey Devil
This 'real' video is legit some of the best evidence for the myth... On this episode of the critically acclaimed (by about 5 people) episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay, Tyler Mitchell, and John Ceccareli break down the Jersey Devil Myth. Now, you might ask, what gives us the right to deface such a legend? … Continue reading A History of the Mystery – The Jersey Devil
Writing the Book on the Jersey Devil – Brian Regal Interview
A few weeks back, I had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Brian Regal, a professor in the Science of History at Kean University in New Jersey.
UFOs, Nuclear Engineering and Government Cover-Ups
Nope, I'm not jumping on the conspiracy train, but I did interview the executive director of MUFON, Jan C Harzan.