Appalachian Monsters & Mysteries
The Origin of Nightmares

The Origin of Nightmares

November 7, 2022

Have you ever wondered how the term "nightmare" was formed? Have you ever heard of Old Hag syndrome? Or were curious about the odd phenomenon of sleep paralysis? In this episode we dive into topics that mixes natural with the supernatural. We explore the origin of nightmares and the scary things that go on when we sleep. Featuring a special guest, our friend Sidney!

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Witchy Legend in the South: A HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

Witchy Legend in the South: A HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

October 31, 2022

In our special Halloween episode we discuss 4 witchy legends in the south. Kicking us off are two Mississippi legends that will have you on the edge of your seat and smelling ash in the air. Then an Alabama legend of a witch selling her soul to the Devil himself. We saved the best for last though, the North Carolina legend of The Witch Tree. Grab your broomsticks and get your cauldrons bubbling for these witchy legends in the south.

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Fact & Fiction: The Amityville House

Fact & Fiction: The Amityville House

October 24, 2022

Arguably the most famous haunted house in America sits unassumingly in a small village in New York. The Amityville House has had multiple film adaptions made and books written about it due to its sinister past. But what is fact and what is fiction in these retellings? Find out the true and disturbing story of the Amityville house with special our friend Jake in this weeks episode. 

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The Brutal Redhead Murders

The Brutal Redhead Murders

October 17, 2022

Although these murders span several years and cross state lines, there is one thing that connects every victim- their red hair. These brutal killings are surrounded by many unknowns. Who exactly fell victim to this killer and who is responsible for what is now known as the Redhead Murders? Listen as we discuss these questions and more on this week's episode.

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The Ominous Circleville Letters (Part Two)

The Ominous Circleville Letters (Part Two)

October 10, 2022

In part 2, we discuss the interesting trial of the person some claim to be the Circleville letter writer. The end of the trial is not the end of this story, however. Between the involvement of a popular mystery television show, accusations of murder, and a criminal, who is still wanted today. You don't want to miss the finale of this 2-part series. 

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The Ominous Circleville Letters (Part One)

The Ominous Circleville Letters (Part One)

October 3, 2022

Circleville has been described as a quaint, rural town in the middle of Ohio. Despite this, it has secrets that most residents would prefer to keep hidden. It came as a shock when those secrets were exposed through letters sent around town, some ruining residents' reputations and other ruining their lives. Are these claims fact or simply fiction? Find out as we explore accusations of affairs, abuse, and even murder in this 2 part series. 

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The Thing

The Thing

September 30, 2022

Tennessee is well-known for the legend of the Bell Witch, but a lesser known and perhaps more interesting story also exists there. In the 1800's, rumors swirled about what materializes in a prominent but eccentric couple's home in Nashville. It quickly came to be known as The Thing. A spirit, demon, or simply a hoax, we discuss all the details of this Tennessee legend.

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The Legend of Third Eye Man

The Legend of Third Eye Man

August 22, 2022

On this episode Belle discusses with special guest Kristin Hope about the Legend of Third Eye Man. This lore has haunted to University of South Carolina since 1949 originally known as "Sewer Man". This legend only grew with time, stories popping up through the years. Listen in as we dive into the legend of Third Eye Man.

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The Drish House Haunting

The Drish House Haunting

August 8, 2022

Located at 2300 17th Street Tuscaloosa, Alabama The Drish House is roughly 160 years old. The phantom fire that burns in this home sets it as an eerie back drop to the haunting in this house. Come with us as we venture into the dark history and haunting of The Drish House.

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The Mysterious Murder of Mary Cawein

The Mysterious Murder of Mary Cawein

August 1, 2022

After a night out on the town with her husband and friends Mary Cawein never woke up the next morning. Once carbolic acid was found in Mary's drink it was clear she had been murdered. The suspect list full of people closest to the victim. Listen in as we discuss the mysterious murder of Mary Cawein.

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