Episode 60: Djinn

Djinn are supernatural creatures in Middle Eastern folklore. They are said to be made of fire, invisible to the human eye, and capable of shapeshifting. Djinn are often depicted as being powerful and dangerous creatures, but they can also be helpful and benevolent.

The Slender Man Stabbing

The Slender Man stabbing was a near-fatal stabbing that took place in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on May 31, 2014. Two 12-year-old girls, Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, lured their friend Payton Leutner into the woods and stabbed her 19 times in an attempt to please Slender Man, a fictional horror character.

The Mishipeshu

Episode 57: Mishipeshu

Mishipeshu (also spelled Mishibijiw) is a powerful mythological creature in the folklore of North America. It is often described as a giant underwater panther said to live in the depths of Lake Superior.

The Bunyip

Episode 52: The Bunyip

The Bunyip is a legendary creature of Australian Aboriginal mythology. It is said to be a large, water-dwelling beast with a long neck, powerful jaws, and a thick hide. The bunyip is a popular subject of Australian folklore, and it has been featured in many books, movies, and television shows. In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the bunyip, and some people believe that it may be a real creature.

The Pope Lick Monster

What’s part man, part goat and part sheep? It’s not Krako…it’s Kentucky’s Pope Lick Monster! This week we talk about an urban legend that draws people to a train trestle and possibly their doom.

The Bennington Triangle

Episode 39: The Bennington Triangle

You may have heard of The Bermuda Triangle, or even The Bridgewater Triangle . . . but what about the haunting stories from Vermont? The Bennington Triangle has its own history of disappearances, murders and even a man-eating stone?

The Kushtaka

Episode 37: The Kushtaka

Imagine you’re lost in the Alaskan wilderness only to run into a giant otter/human hybrid. Are you doomed to a brutal death or your soul being trapped as one of these monstrous creatures for eternity?

The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp

Episode 26: The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp

What lurks in the swamps of South Carolina? Gators? Toads? Maybe a 7 foot tall lizard man who hates cars? Let’s dive into this week’s story!

A Fae Crash Course

Episode 33: A Fae Crash Course

Its no mystery that here on the S&H podcast that we deal with the weird, unexplainable and macabre. From ghosts and goblins, to horrors living next door or buried underneath our feet we explore them all. In all my time exploring these phenomena, both real and folkloric, none have inspired my imagination quite like fairies. […]

Squonk: The Saddest Cryptid

Episode 29: Squonk: The Saddest Cryptid

It’s part of our name, but what is a Squonk exactly? Join us with special guest Susannah of the Thornvale podcast as we discuss this weeping mythological creature.

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