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
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Episodes

Squonk: Hearing the Melancholy Cries of Pennsylvania’s Morbid Cryptid
Dec 8 2023
Squonk: Hearing the Melancholy Cries of Pennsylvania’s Morbid Cryptid
Nestled deep within the dense forests of Pennsylvania lies a sorrowful and enigmatic tale echoing through time. This elusive creature, burdened by its purportedly hideous appearance, weeps ceaselessly, with its mournful cries echoing amidst the ancient woodlands. Many have dared to catch such a wild beast, but only a few have successfully captured this morbid, wailing creature. ------ CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:58 - The sobs heard in the Pennsylvania distance. 02:57 - What is a Squonk? 05:38 - Sqounk accounts through history. 08:15 - Another historic Squonk account. 10:21 - The symbolism and pop culture behind the Squonk. 11:42 - A final Squonk story. ------ All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlasInteractive  Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com  To listen to 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://www.instagram.com/_elainejohnston/?hl=en 🎶 Music written and performed by Cody Johnston https://www.instagram.com/brailleatlas/?hl=en
Pope Lick Monster: The Dark History Behind this Louisville Legend
Nov 17 2023
Pope Lick Monster: The Dark History Behind this Louisville Legend
Louisville, Kentucky, has much to offer locals and travelers. There are ghost tours and museums a-plenty for those who love history, not to mention exciting escape rooms for friends and family. And don't forget all the dining experiences and catching a pro game while you're there. But be warned, no matter how alluring the old train tracks may seem, whatever you do, under no circumstances should you go hunting for the Pope Lick Monster, lest you meet the most dreadful fate. ----- Chapters: 00:00 - Start 00:45 - The mysterious lure of train tracks 02:19 - The Pope Lick Trestle 03:19 - Pope Lick Monster - The Origin Story 07:12 - Pope Lick Monster sightings and encounters. 09:48 - Deaths on the Pope Lick Trestle 12:09 - The very real deaths caused by the Pope Lick Monster. 13:48 - The Pope Lick Monster Explanation ----- All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlasInteractive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com To listen to 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
Devouring Gourd: Unearthing Bantu Lore Behind This Man-Eating Gourd
Oct 31 2023
Devouring Gourd: Unearthing Bantu Lore Behind This Man-Eating Gourd
Halloween: The perfect time to drink all the pumpkin spice lattes, dress up in your favorite costumes, and eat all the pumpkin and ghoul-shaped desserts. But don’t let this holiday fool you. While you’re enjoying all the treats, the gourds may have a few tricks up their sleeves.  ------ CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start00:52 - Deadly plants that eat you back.04:11 - The man-eating tree.05:21 - Real-life plant horrors.07:31 - Bantu tails of devouring gourds.08:14 - The tale of the Devouring Gourd.17:14 - Vengeance against the Devouring Gourd that ate the town. ------ 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: Elaine Johnston https://drum.io/elainejohnston  🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston https://links.brailleatlas.com
Gowrow: The Dark History Behind this Small Town Arkansas Hidden Secret
Oct 11 2023
Gowrow: The Dark History Behind this Small Town Arkansas Hidden Secret
With her rolling hills, scenic rivers, deep forests, and healing hot springs, it’s no wonder Arkansas is known as The Natural State. However, there’s another natural wonder that this state holds - its marvelous limestone caverns. But no matter how beautiful The Natural State may be, there is no absolutely nothing natural about this small-town hidden secret lurking within her darkest caves.  ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:59 - Something’s out there in those woods. 03:21 - A hunt for the Gowrow. 06:38 - Gowrow: A first hand description. 07:50 - Destroying the Gowrow 09:15 - Gowrow - A deeper description 09:47 - Gowrow regrets. 10:30 - Local opinions on the Gowrow. 12:38 - Gowrow believers. 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: Elaine Johnston https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston https://links.brailleatlas.com
Rougarou: The Werewolf Curse From the Louisiana Bayou
Sep 22 2023
Rougarou: The Werewolf Curse From the Louisiana Bayou
Louisiana is rich in cultural history, and its eclectic city, New Orleans, has much to offer. Whether you think of Mardi Gras, king cakes, or crawfish, it’s easy to envision yourself in these bustling streets. But be aware this city may also be hiding a dark secret, one that, if not taken seriously, might unveil a nasty curse. ---- 00:00 - Start 00:49 - France lands in the New World (And brings an uninvited guest). 03:04 - The curse upon nonpracticing Catholics. 05:13 - The curse of the Rougarou. 08:22 - Other possible ways one might become a Rougarou. 10:05 - The Rougarou through oral traditions (and how it has changed). ----- 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
Fresno Nightcrawlers: Cute Ghost Roaming California or Creepy Aliens?
Sep 8 2023
Fresno Nightcrawlers: Cute Ghost Roaming California or Creepy Aliens?
Yosemite National Park is home to some of the most gorgeous views. From mountaintop trails to scenic campsites, there's truly something for every nature lover. But be aware. You might even catch a glimpse of a wandering ghost. ------ CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:54 - Caught them with their pants down… 05:06 - The Fresno Nightcrawlers take another stroll. 07:58 - Ghost pants - the most chill cryptid of all. 08:52 - The Carmel Area Creature: Another set of legs stalking the night. 13:25 - What could the Fresno Nightcrawlers be? 16:34 - The Fresno Nightcrawlers live on (in our hearts). ------ 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: Elaine Johnston https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston https://links.brailleatlas.com
Beast of Exmoor: What We Know About England’s Most Enigmatic Beast
Aug 25 2023
Beast of Exmoor: What We Know About England’s Most Enigmatic Beast
From devilish footprints in the snow and waking up to slain sheep, to spotting pumas out in the wild and wolf legends, something has been silently stirring up London's villagers for centuries. ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 01:01 - Cryptid stories that span the globe. 02:23 - Large prints in deep snow. 03:06 - The first written accounts of large cats in the UK. 04:44 - What could the Best of Exmoor be? 06:51 - The Beast of Exmoor strikes again. 11:23 - More Beast of Exmoor sightings. 12:41 - It fell from the trees. 14:03 - Could the Beast of Exmoor be a wolf? 14:45 - The HexenWolf. 17:03 - Modern Beast of Exmoor sightings. 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: Elaine Johnston https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston https://links.brailleatlas.com
Pukwudgie: The Tale of New England’s Mischievous Forest Spirits
Aug 11 2023
Pukwudgie: The Tale of New England’s Mischievous Forest Spirits
With New England being the oldest region in the United States, it’s no secret that this eastern corner of the America is rich in history. From beautiful landscapes to unique culture, New England is without a doubt bustling with excitement. But when it comes to folklore, it doesn’t stop short of some interesting tales to say the least. ---- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:41 - It watched her watching it. 03:22 - The terror of the Pukwudgie 04:49 - History of the Pukwudgie 08:41 - Pukwudgie - Possible Explanations ---- 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 Legend of the Yucca Man: Southern California's Desert Sasquatch
Jul 14 2023
The Legend of the Yucca Man: Southern California's Desert Sasquatch
Whether you call it the Bigfoot, the Cement Monster, the Sierra Highway Devil, Blue Eyes, the Borrego Sandman, Hairy Devils, the Speedway Monster, or simply Yucca Man, California is no stranger to Sasquatch encounters. And if you ask SoCal residents their thoughts on the Yucca man, they’re sure to tell you something is lurking about in the desert.  ------ CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:46 - Marine vs the Yucca Man. 02:56 - Yucca Man - Southern California’s desert Sasquatch. 04:11 - The Fontana Speedway Monster 06:10 - Sierra Highway Devil 08:16 - Blue Eyes - the Edwards Air Force Base Monster 12:25 - The Tongva Natives and the Takwis. 13:44 - The Cement Monster 16:26 - Borrego Sandman ------ 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
Tatzelwurm: Possible Historical Creature Terrorizing the Swiss Alps?
Jun 23 2023
Tatzelwurm: Possible Historical Creature Terrorizing the Swiss Alps?
The Swiss Alps have a lot to offer in the way of natural beauty. Spanning across eight countries - including Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland - its breathtaking views are truly a sight to see. Between its forty-eight mountain peaks, countless lakes, and an extensive list of flora and fauna, there are many sights and wonders to take in. But don’t let all this beauty fool you. Although the Alps may be known for their glorious beauty, the Alps might also just be hiding a dark secret only a few have lived to tell about - the Tatzelwurm ------ CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:54 - The dark secret of the Swiss Alps 01:29 - The Tatzelwurm: part Cat, part snake, all terrifying! 04:06 - Historical accounts of the Tatzelwurm 08:23 - Were remains of the Tatzelwurm found? 11:16 - Possible Tatzelwurm misidentifications. 12:55 - The Tatzelwurm in the media. ------ 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: Elaine Johnston https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston https://links.brailleatlas.com
Dark Watchers: Sinister History of These Coastal Californian Entities
Jun 16 2023
Dark Watchers: Sinister History of These Coastal Californian Entities
California, known as the Golden State, is rich in natural resources, precious gold, and its sunny climate. But what you might not know is that California also casts a rather large shadow, one that brings a dark, eerie, and impending doom type of presence along with it. ------ CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:43 - Spanish Missions, Taming the “Savages,” and the Dark Watchers 04:04 - Descriptions of the Dark Watchers. 06:41 - Similar cryptids and entities. 08:07 - Possible explanations for the Dark Watcher phenomena. ------ 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
Nightmare at Lake Worth: Uncovering Texas' Most Nefarious Monster
Jun 9 2023
Nightmare at Lake Worth: Uncovering Texas' Most Nefarious Monster
What's lurking behind the shadows in Lake Worth, Texas? Possibly something between a half-man and half-goat with super strength and the ability to shake up an entire community.  ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:48 - Bryan Adams and the Lake Worth Monster 01:24 - The Lake Worth Monster attacks! 04:36 - Lake Worth Monster description. 08:13 - One Final Lake Worth Monster sighting. 10:52 - Lake Worth Monster spawns future Cryptozoologists. 12:12 - Possible Lake Worth Monster explanation. 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: Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston  🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Batsquatch: What We Know About Mount Saint Helen’s Winged Dog Man
Jun 2 2023
Batsquatch: What We Know About Mount Saint Helen’s Winged Dog Man
The 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption goes down in history as the most economically destructive and deadly volcanic event that has ever happened in the U.S. But what it unearthed may quite possibly be one of the most terrifying discoveries known to man.  ——— CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:49 - She released it from its earthly prison. 04:09 - Close encounters with the Washington Batsquach. 07:44 - What is the Washington Batsquach? 11:21 - Additional Washington Batsquach sightings. ——— 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
Unveiling the Secret Life of Africa's Infamous Crowing Crested Cobra
May 26 2023
Unveiling the Secret Life of Africa's Infamous Crowing Crested Cobra
Snakes have long been a source of fear for many people. And deep in the heart of Africa, there is quite possibly a snake that few have ever encountered, and even fewer have survived to tell the tale. ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:48 - The Crowing Crested Cobra 03:14 - But where is the proof? 04:28 - Local accounts of the Crowing Crested Cobra 10:32 - So what is the Crowing Crested Cobra? 14:06 - Possible proof of the Crowing Crested Cobra? 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: Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston  🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Dark Secrets of Werewolf Trials: Curse, Madness, or Murder?
May 19 2023
Dark Secrets of Werewolf Trials: Curse, Madness, or Murder?
You might be familiar with Salem's Witch Trials, but have you ever heard of the French Werewolf Trials? Join us as we explore the depths of hallucinations, clinical lycanthropy, and, quite possibly, a serial killer on the loose. ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:40 - Like sheep to the slaughter. 04:00 - Into the woods. 04:50 - Pierre Burgot’s firsthand account of Lycanthropy. 06:02 - The newfound power of lycanthropy and the curse of being a werewolf. 08:00 - Werewolf Trials of France 09:03 - Werewolves: Possible explanations. ----- 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
Dover Demon: Massachusetts’ Mysterious Creature of the Night
Mar 24 2023
Dover Demon: Massachusetts’ Mysterious Creature of the Night
It was like something out of an alien movie with its abnormally large head, round, glowing eyes, and thin, lanky body. And when three teenagers shared their own versions of the small creature, the small town of Dover, Massachusetts, would soon forever change. ----- CHAPTERS: 00:00 - Start 00:54 - The Dover Demon, an introduction. 01:39 - Dover Demon: Encounter 1 04:25 - Dover Demon: Encounter 2 07:19 - Dover Demon: Encounter 3 09:32 - Loren Coleman investigates the Dover Demon. 11:16 - Historical beliefs in the Dover Demon and possible explanations. 12:40 - Possible Dover Demon explanations. 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: Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston 🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com
Minnesota's Dogman: Tracing the Legend through Time
Mar 17 2023
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