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If the French New Wave maestro Jean-Luc Godard had decided to film a neo-realist, sci-fi interpretation of a Hardy Boys mystery, it could have been no more thought-provoking, surreal or disconcerting than the actual events that purportedly befell to a group of unsuspecting French youths autumn of 1…
The 2 for 1 Mystery Bag Monday!  MANDURAH GOBLIN: (AUSTRALIA)While world was caught in the throes of the great depression, one family wiled their days away in a simple shack on a once remote expanse of Australian coastline; but their rural respite would be shattered by a brief yet utterly shocking …
In the mid-1970s a lone motorist had the shock of his young life when he nearly drove headlong into a small army of semi-humanoid, helmet clad, frog-like fiends who were standing vigil in the muddy fields adjacent to an isolated crossroads in rural France. Cryptonaut Podcast Enamel Pin set: https:/…
In the late 1970s, the proprietor of a Japanese snack bar was using his portable ham radio rig to talk to his brother from an isolated mountaintop perch when an alarming series of events unfolded which would twist the seemingly immutable laws of optical physics and eventually culminate in a startli…
The Mothman is far and away the most famous cryptid to hail from the great state of West Virginia. but, just twelve years earlier in the waning days of the summer of 1952, a group of courageous boys and one mother would have a harrowing encounter with a massive monstrosity so bizarre that, by centu…
Near the end of the 1950s – in the wee hours of a bitter January morning – a devoted mother was driving through a violent snowstorm in order to visit her son. Although the visibility was near zero, she managed to catch sight of a piece of technology that was beyond her understanding and, what’s wor…
For one New York couple, what began as a romantic evening to be spent marveling at one of nature’s most magnificent wonders transformed into one of the weirdest, and potentially alarming, cryptid encounters on the books; an event that would forever change the way these eyewitnesses would look at th…
In the twilight of the 19th Century the citizens of a small Indiana town would be assailed by a bizarre, airborne beast that would not only terrify eyewitnesses but cause to believe that the end of the world was nigh. Episode Reference Links:CRAWFORDSVILLE MONSTER: (INDIANA, USA) http://www.cryptop…
In the autumn of 1965, a devout radio station personality had a run-in with a rocket ship and trio of tiny, unmistakably alien, robotic entities, which, according to the eyewitness, resembled mobile, autonomous, seemingly self-aware beverage containers. Episode Reference Links:LONG PRAIRIE TIN MEN:…
In this post-modern world wherein consensus reality seems less and less tethered to objective facts there are still a few headlines that one expects never to have to read; a string of words so bizarre that they manage to grab a chokehold on one’s imagination with a strange mixture of fascination, f…
The 2 for 1 Mystery Bag Monday!  GEORGIA STALKS: (GEORGIA, USA)In the summer of 1951, an amateur aviator had a terrifying mid-air collision with an unidentified flying object, but as alarming as this airborne accident was; far and away the most memorable aspect of this all too close encounter were …
During a trip in the early morning of 1974, a Japanese truck driver had a face-to-inhuman-face encounter with a bizarre apparently cybernetic being who requested his help with a unique physiological problem. What made this already surreal situation even more inexplicable was the fact that this crea…
In 2005, villagers living in a rural Thailand farming community claimed to have had a close encounter with a small, spectral, red-eyed entity, which eyewitness claim was eerily unbound by the laws of gravity or physics. Episode Reference Links:GHOSTLY SCARECROW OF CHIANG RAI: (THAILAND) http://www.…
In the Christmas season of 1979, a British housewife had an encounter with a trio of flying, fairy-like entities that almost certainly remains the weirdest account on record at West Bromwich Police Station. Episode Reference Links:SPACE FAIRIES: (ENGLAND) http://cryptopia.us  Cryptonaut Podcast Tee…
You better watch out, You better not cry, Better not pout I'm telling you why #cryptoclaus Episode Reference Links:Santa Claus Sightings on Christmas Eve https://www.thoughtco.com/santa-claus-sightings-2594781  Cryptonaut Podcast Teepublic Merch Store:Use promo code “HELLOR SPACE” for 30% off https…
In the waning days of the summer of 1964, a bow hunter got separated from his party and became lost in a vast track of Northern California forest… but as nerve wracking as the prospect of spending the night alone with only a bow and a few arrows for protection must have been, it would be nothing co…
On an autumn evening in 1965, a group of British youths were cruising the town when one of them had a terrifying encounter with a fiery fiend that would leave him scarred for life. Episode Reference Links:FELIXSTOWE FIRE DEMON: (ENGLAND) https://www.cryptopia.us/site/2011/10/felixstowe-fire-demon-e…
The 2 for 1 Mystery Bag Monday!  Sugar Bundle Not long after the turn of the 20th Century two armed guards had a brief but terrifying encounter with an entity of unknown origin that possessed a bizarre defense mechanism, which seems like it might have been culled straight from a classic sci-fi comi…
Paranormal babies, existential orgasms and time travel scams. You’ve been squatched! Episode Reference Links:Bride-to-be Amethyst Realm is about to marry a ghost — and says they’ve already consummated the marriage https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/relationships/marriage/bridetobe-amethyst-realm-is-…
While this flying, ape-faced monstrosity may share the same moniker as the affectionate, yellow plumed character adored by millions on Sesame Street, anyone who encountered this abomination in the late 1970s will tell you that this creature is anything but lovable. Episode Reference Links:TEXAS BIG…
According to the files of Project Blue Book, a young, immigrant miner had an all too close encounter with a trio of colossal, cycloptic, insectoid creatures whose appearance and secret message were so disturbing that the eyewitness passed out from sheer terror. Episode Reference Links:GARSON INVADE…
In the spring of 1973, two children had a run in with an inexplicable clown-like entity that eerily beckoned to them from beneath a bridge and managed to lead them into what some have speculated was an alternate dimension. Episode Reference Links:SAM THE SANDOWN GHOST CLOWN: (ENGLAND)http://www.cry…
This crimson-eyed, crab-clawed, owl-like entity is was first seen haunting the chapel near a wood shrouded church that had been erected in the middle ages and is said to have haunted the young women of the Cornwall area for over 4 decades. Episode Reference Links:OWLMAN OF CORNWALL: (ENGLAND) http:…
Happy Halloween! This week we are exploring the darker side of everyone’s favorite hairy hominid.  Episode Reference Links:PARACON AUSTRALIA MAGAZINE - 2015https://www.amazon.com/Paracon-Australia-Magazine-Rob-Morphy/dp/0987452754 Cryptonaut Podcast Bigcartel Store: https://cryptonautpodcast.bigcar…
In the mid-70s a Japanese farmer was awoken from a deep sleep by a pounding on his front door. Little could he have anticipated that this unwelcome visitor would be an inexplicable entity hell bent on taking him off world… nor could he have imagined that his alarming experience would permanently al…
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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 5th, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 25th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
74
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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