Who was the Westfield Watcher? While Derek Broaddus and his family maintains to this day that an unhinged and dangerous neighbor must have sent the unsettling letters, others believe that the Broadduses may even have created The Watcher themsel
In September 2019, 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Family members had heard nothing from them for months, but the children’s parents never reported the minors missing. Law enf
Frequency is everywhere — all things in our universe are constantly in motion, vibrating. Even the Earth hums at its own frequency. Knowing about frequency is fascinating, but also important for our well-being. It could impact our physical, men
What do TikTok and a 90s horror film have to do with the brutal unsolved murder of a woman in 1980s Chicago? Tune in to our new episode to find out!
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Baby monitors are supposed to help give parents peace of mind — but are these devices safe? What happens when a baby monitor captures frightening sights and sounds from inside a child’s room? Are baby monitors a dangerous gateway, inviting both
On May 16th, 1937, at around 6pm, a woman in her late 20s left a dance hall in Paris and walked quickly toward a bus stop. About 25 minutes later, she entered the metro station and took a seat in an empty first class car while the other passeng
Honored around the world on March 8th, International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, and political achievements of women. International Women’s Day attempts to bring women equal access to rights and opportunities like education, pr
A quick announcement for listeners and podcasters about our special International Women's Day episode! Email your promo to [email protected] or message us on social media with any questions at all. We're on Twitter as @StraightEnigmas
Starring George C. Scott, 'The Changeling' (1980) is one of the most acclaimed and terrifying horror films of all time. As frightening as the movie is, the true story of the house that inspired it is even creepier. 'The Changeling' is based on
Witnesses all over the globe have reported experiencing temporal oddities. Could the explanation be related to the paranormal? If someone really can be stuck in a time loop, it opens up countless questions about time and our reality that we hav
In the late 1980s, Don Decker was interviewed on the national television show, “Unsolved Mysteries,” for being known as “Rainman,” a man who could actually make it rain indoors, and the case is still a mystery to police in Stroudsburg, Pennsylv
In this unique episode, special guest Chris Williamson of Vanished joins us for an inside look at some of the biggest disappearance cases in all of history — including Amelia Earhart, Jack the Ripper, D.B. Cooper, John Wilkes Booth, and more. C
Join us for the chilling conclusion of M.R. James’ short story, "Lost Hearts!" Aired on Christmas Day in 1973 as a short television film on BBC's A Ghost Story for Christmas, this terrifying tale is about an orphan boy, Stephen Elliott, who is
M.R. James’ short story, "Lost Hearts," aired on Christmas Day in 1973 as a short television film on BBC's A Ghost Story for Christmas. This ghost story tells the tale of an orphan boy, Stephen Elliott, who is sent to live with his cousin, Mr.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for some, it’s an equally terrifying time of year. On December 6th, 1959, neighbors in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles awoke to the sound of Judye Perelson screaming and pounding on their door wit
Belle Gunness (also known as Lady Bluebeard, The LaPorte Black Widow, The Mistress of Murder Farm, and Hell’s Belle) was probably one of America’s most prolific serial killers. She might have killed between 25 and 40 people, including women and
Whether or not the superstitions are real, several tragic and unlucky events have occurred on Friday the 13th, from the unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur and the bombing of Buckingham palace to deadly natural disasters and the birth of the KKK’s
Happy Halloween, listeners! Today’s special episode is a creepy collaboration with several shows in the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network. Together, we narrate W.W. Jacob’s short story, “The Monkey’s Paw,” a terrifying tale reminding you to b
In this chilling tale by Edith Nesbit, a man finds his beloved in a "desirable," mysterious home with her throat slit from ear to ear. But is it really her... or a vision of the future? Is there anything he can do to stop it? Listen wherever yo
Posting an ad on Craigslist for black eyed kids to come and find you has a terrifying result (as we knew it would) for the author of this short story. Join us for today's minisode in our 13 Nights of Halloween series! Our next full-length episo
As part of our 13 Nights of Halloween series, we've teamed up with the amazing Geek Freaks Podcast for today's special episode! Listen in as we discuss a few haunted and cursed video/arcade games.
Black cats have long been associated with misfortune, fear, and death in folklore. But how exactly did these animals become such prevalent Halloween symbols? In celebration of National Black Cat Day, join us as we take a look at the centuries-o
In honor of National Pumpkin Day, we're discussing the spooky history of Stingy Jack and the origin of the jack-o'-lantern. If you like today's mini-episode, don't forget to subscribe and leave a five-star review wherever you're listening!
In honor of National Chucky the Killer Doll Day, we discuss six freaky facts you might not know about the frightening Child's Play franchise.
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In this episode of our 13 Nights of Halloween mini-series, we bring you several short and shocking Creepypastas. Thank you for joining us this spooky season!
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