Espooky Tails Podcast Before visiting San Miguel de Allende in June of 2021 we reached out to our Primas at Espooky Tails Podcast for our paranormal preparation. They helped clue us into the “espookynes” there, and with the addition of my online research, we were able to dig a little deeper into the ghostly activities … Continue reading Haunted History of San Miguel de Allende￼
Immage by Heather Jane Metcalf La Llorona (the weeping woman) is a prominent folk legend among Chicano communities. She is described as a specter who cries and wails in the night, lamenting the loss of her children. She wears a filtering white dress and emits a strange translucent glow. She appears near likes, rivers, and … Continue reading Who Is La Llorona? Investigating a Cultural Haunting, By Jason S. Cordova
https://youtu.be/Gnj89lIYxhE Follow the link above for the full episode A special two-part episode with Folklorist and Cultural Adviser, Savannah Rivka as our guide on a whimsical journey through the legends of Japan. Hear tales of ghosts, phantoms, strange apparitions, spirits dolls, stigmatized properties, magic, mystery and more.
https://youtu.be/5eqwDraT6O8 Heather and Jason take you on a journey through time, exploring the origins of Halloween traditions. From ancient rituals, witch trials, and conspiracy, to Trick or treating, mass-produced costumes and more candy than you can handle. All Hallows Eve, Samhain, Spooky Days, Whatever you choose to call it, the meaning remains the same. The … Continue reading The Halloween Tree: A Look Into Where our Traditions Come From and How Capitalism Has Affected Them: By Heather Jane Metcalf
https://youtu.be/g_fqMq5Mb3g The team researches legends of giant avian creatures throughout the world and their possible connections to contemporary reports of massive winged beasts. INTRODUCTION Strictly defined by the Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, a Thunderbird is… “In North American Indian mythology, a powerful spirit in the form of a bird. By its work, the earth was watered … Continue reading Look To The Skies: An Investigation Into Thunderbirds, From Folklore To Cryptozoology
https://youtu.be/hP4grx2XY_Q Click here to for the full episode on YouTube. Original artwork by Estonian artist, OlevusArt.com On episode 4 of the podcast, Folklorist Savannah Rivka Powell takes us on a haunted history tour of Estonia. Hear tales of Estonian mythology, treasure-guarding spirits, werewolves, runic songs, magic, sauna rituals, epics, and folk legends as she discusses … Continue reading Legends and Folklore of Estonia, With Savannah Rivka