Cryptids Across the Atlas

Cryptids Across the Atlas

Your weekly tour into obscure Cryptids: both the legends & facts, presented as a narrative story. Join us every week as we uncover the truth behind the mystery and learn how the belief in these creatures has shaped our history and culture. You're touring Cryptids Across the Atlas with Cody & Elaine Johnston read less

Minnesota's Dogman: Tracing the Legend through Time
6d ago
Minnesota's Dogman: Tracing the Legend through Time
When you think of Minnesota cryptids, werewolf-like creatures might not be what comes to mind. But throughout the late 90s and into the mid-2000s, dogmen seemed to find their way into the land of 10,000 lakes.   -----  CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start  00:41 - The Minnesota Dog Man - First hand sighting.  04:59 - Minnesota cryptids and how the Dogman came to be.  05:36 - Werewolf history in ancient texts.  07:06 - Another first hand Minnesota Dogman encounter.  -----  All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlasInteractive  Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com  To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻   🎙Podcast Links:  Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA  Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L  Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390  For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻   📲Social Links:  Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/  TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc  📝 Story researched and written by: Cody Johnston 👇🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com  🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👇🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
The Curse of Chickcharney: The Dark Tale of This Bahamian Cryptid
Mar 3 2023
The Curse of Chickcharney: The Dark Tale of This Bahamian Cryptid
Imagine sitting on the tropical beach of the Bahamas, watching the waves crash while drinking from a coconut with an umbrella straw. Life is good. But be aware your fate can all change in an instant if you're not on your best behavior. ---- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:42 - Luck and our superstitious tendencies. 03:02 - Owls and their relation to cryptozoology. 05:28 - The Chickcharney 06:53 - The Chickcharney’s Curse 11:39 - Possible explanations for the Chickcharney ---- All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas     Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com     To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻     🎙Podcast Links:     Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA     Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L     Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390     For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻     📲Social Links:   Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/     TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc     📝 Story researched and written by: Elaine Johnston 👇🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston     🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👇🏻https://links.brailleatlas.com
Spring Heeled Jack: The Enigmatic Figure Who Haunted Victorian England
Feb 24 2023
Spring Heeled Jack: The Enigmatic Figure Who Haunted Victorian England
What can jump to incredible heights, breathe blue flames, and wreak havoc on Victorian England? While this may sound like something from your favorite fantasy novel, it may just be an average cloak-wearing gentleman casually roaming the streets.  ------  CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:50 - Some cryptids are more bizarre than others…. 02:22 - The terror of Spring Heeled Jack. 04:55 - Spring Heeled Jack Madness takes over London. 08:21 - Spring Heeled Jack strikes again! 10:56 - A madman was tried. 12:35 - So who or what was Spring Heeled Jack? 16:29 - Jack Strikes Back ------  All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas   Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com   To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻   🎙Podcast Links:   Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA   Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L   Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390   For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻   📲Social Links:  Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/   TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc   📝 Story researched and written by:  Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com 🎶 Music written and performed by:  Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Grunch Road Monster: New Orleans Devil or Chupacabra's Cajun Cousin?
Feb 17 2023
Grunch Road Monster: New Orleans Devil or Chupacabra's Cajun Cousin?
New Orleans is home to many eclectic oddities and curiosities. From Cajun cuisine to French roots and Voodoo Magic, there's a lot to explore. But despite all of the amazing beauty things Louisiana has to offer, it may just be home to a menacing monster lurking beneath swampy territory. ------  CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start  00:46 - It gazed with blood red eyes.  02:59 - Loisiana Legends  06:00 - The Grunch - Louisiana’s chupacabra (but worse)  07:59 - Theories on the Grunch - Folkloric roots.  10:21 - Tales of marrying outside your religion (And the horrors it might bring)  12:17 - Voodoo queens, devil babies, and the Grunch!  14:37 - Does the Grunch still roam the Louisiana swamps?  ------  All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas   Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com   To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻   🎙Podcast Links:   Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA   Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L   Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390   For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻   📲Social Links:  Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/   TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc   📝 Story researched and written by:  Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston   🎶 Music written and performed by:  Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Hopkinsville Goblins: The TRUTH behind Kentucky’s “Little Grey Men”
Feb 10 2023
Hopkinsville Goblins: The TRUTH behind Kentucky’s “Little Grey Men”
Not much really happened in rural Kentucky. But that would all change one late-summer night in 1955, when a fireball seemingly streaked across the evening sky in Hopkinsville, KY, where things began to get otherworldly. --- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:47 - The Sutton family freakout. 01:22 - A fireball shaped like an egg (but the size of a washtub). 02:41 - The Hopkinsville Goblin Encounter 04:43 - The police return to Sutton farm. 05:53 - The Hopkinsville Goblins go down in history. 06:44 - Possible Explanations for the Hopkinsville Goblins. 10:01 - Hopkinsville Goblins in pop culture. 10:54 - A modern-day Kentucky Goblin sighting story. --- All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻 🎙Podcast Links: Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390 For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻 📲Social Links: Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/ TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc 📝 Story researched and written by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Ningen: Proof of Mermaids or Antarctic Underwater Nightmare?
Feb 3 2023
Ningen: Proof of Mermaids or Antarctic Underwater Nightmare?
Antarctica, the coldest, driest, and windiest place on Earth, is one of the most peculiar places to research. With strange fish and seemingly unnatural occurrences, scientists have made some astounding discoveries over the last few decades. But Antarctica may have something even more menacing lurking beneath its icy waters. CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:51 - Antarctica - It’s weird even before the weird stuff. 04:30 - A legend finds its way online. 05:42 - Ningen - An introduction. 06:46 - Skeptic’s Opinions 07:29 - Ningen, an even older legend? 08:31 - Ningen sighted on google maps! (or maybe it’s an iceberg) ----- All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻 🎙Podcast Links: Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390 For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻 📲Social Links: Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/ TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc 📝 Story researched and written by: Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Gumberoo: Oregon’s Largest Grizzly Bear or Peculiar Bearded Foe?
Jan 5 2023
Gumberoo: Oregon’s Largest Grizzly Bear or Peculiar Bearded Foe?
The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most gorgeous views. But it might also be home to a frightening, bristly bearded entity who some believe is the main culprit for deathly forest fires. ----- All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻 🎙Podcast Links: Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L Apple Podcast 👉🏻 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cryptids-across-the-atlas/id1634999390 For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻 📲Social Links: Instagram 👉🏻 https://www.instagram.com/thecryptidatlas/ TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc 📝 Story researched and written by: Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 01:02 - A rumble in the woods. 04:32 - The sightings increase. 05:04 - What is a Gumberoo? 08:29 - A general Gumberoo description. 10:17 - The Gumberoo’s weakness. 12:48 - A confusing recap. 14:13 - A skeptic’s perspective. 14:56 - Similar cryptids: the Hugag 17:14 - Similar cryptids: the HideBehind 20:14 - Preview for next episode. 21:35 - Bloopers & Outtakes