Conspiracies & Cryptids

Conspiracies & Cryptids

Conspiracies & Cryptids is a bi-weekly podcast about conspiracy theories and cryptozoolical creatures of myth and legend.

Episodes

May 1, 2021 59 mins
In this final episode before our indefinite hiatus, Sammy and Tessa team up with Tessa's boyfriend, Producer Ian, and Sammy's brother, Joel, to talk about the infamous Men In Black (not the movie). Thank you to each and every one of you amazing fans and listeners for going on this journey with us. We hope to be back someday in the future, but for now, we need some time to get our lives back on track and figure out the way forward ...
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In the 60th episode of Conspiracies & Cryptids, Tessa talks about the legend of Sweeny Bean. Then Sammy tells us about four different cryptids including the Jackalope, the Mokele-mbembe, the Grootslang, and the Thunderbird.
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April 1, 2021 46 mins
In this week's episode of Cats & Cooking, Sammy delves into the history of the rare breed known as the Egyptian Mau, and then Tessa teaches us how to cook a cheaper, at-home version of the KFC Famous Bowl!
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Tessa cheats her way into going first this week so she can talk to us about the history of snake oils and snake oil salesmen, and then Sammy takes us to Ireland to witness the mystery of the island of Hy-Brasil.
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February 15, 2021 53 mins
In the second episode of season 6, Tessa tells us of the mystery of the mummified Tullard Bog Man, and then Sammy finally covers the much anticipated Gef the Talking Mongoose.
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February 1, 2021 59 mins
Sammy and Tessa are both back for the debut of Season 6! In this episode, Sammy talks about the mythological cryptids known as faeries and changelings. And then Tessa delves into the mysterious case of the potential Jill the Ripper.
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In this bonus episode, Sammy's reading the rest of the listener ghost/paranormal stories from Halloween! Thank you to all of the listeners who wrote in to us with your personal stories and for sharing them with us. I'm SO so sorry we didn't get these recorded and put out there for you to hear sooner like we said we would. We hope you'll enjoy!
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December 15, 2020 83 mins
Producer Ian joins us this week as our guest to talk about Binaural Beats and Schumann Resonances. Then Sammy gets us in the holiday spirit to teach us about Holiday Cryptids and legends from around the world. Ian's band, Blind Medusa, can be found at the following social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blindmedusa1 Instagram: @blndmdsa Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0CJnZcvBx0xOheiJ39xLz8?si=QPCaI3QrQYug0vf...
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Sammy actually loses the coin toss for the first time in months, so our guest, David, goes first and tells us about two Korean cryptids known as the Dokkaebi and the Jangsan Beom. Then Sammy talks about the alien abduction of Barney and Betty Hill, one of the most famous abductions out there. You can find David at the following social media sites: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TeamRoweGoGo Instagram: @teamrowetravels
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Sammy talks about the conspiracy theory of The Philadelphia Project that sounds like it comes from a horror sci-fi movie, and then Sam takes us back in history to teach us about the chilling past of the Headless Horseman. Sam's podcasts are What's In Your Hometown? and Disclaimer: Results May Vary and you can find them on most podcatchers. You can find her at the following social media sites. Twitter: @WIYHT @ DisclaimerP Insta...
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In this Halloween bonus episode, we're reading listener ghost/paranormal stories! Thank you to all of the listeners who wrote in to us with your personal stories and for sharing them with us in this spooky season! Happy Halloween!
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Tessa makes her return for our 50th episode! Sammy, as usual, wins the coin toss, and decides to bit the bullet and talk about a Nessie Knock-Off known as Altamaha-ha, or Altie. Then Tessa talks about the age old conspiracy/urban legend of dangerous or poisoned Halloween candy.
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CONTENT WARNING: There is a lot of dog death in the cryptid portion of this episode with some graphic detail. If you'd like to skip the cryptid section of this episode for that reason, you can skip to 32:11 to jump to the conspiracy portion. This week, Sammy bring us back to the USA to talk about North Carolina's cryptid, the Beast of Bladenboro. Then our guest, Levi from SCP Reel-to-Reel, discusses the relatively new conspiracy t...
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September 15, 2020 63 mins
DISCLAIMER: During this episode, Sammy refers to a person's vagina as "lady parts." He would like to make it clear that he understands that not everyone with a vagina is a lady, and he will work harder to do his part to normalise removing gendered language such as this from his vernacular. This week's guest, Julia from What's In Your Hometown, delves into the history and mystery behind the Japanese folktale creature known as the K...
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Welcome to September! Sammy's guest, Brad, starts us out by talking about the New Zealand cryptid, the Desert Road Goatman. And then Sammy teaches us about the conspiracy theory that major technological advancements are being suppressed by governments and big businesses. Brad's podcast is called Fate of Isen and you can find it on most podcatchers. Fate of Isen is also part of the Necropodicon Network. You can find him at their w...
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In this episode, Sammy talks about the UK cryptid, Spring-heeled Jack, who hopped his way into history in the 19th Century. And then special guest, Eva Gross, discusses the fascinating, and very believable conspiracy theory behind John Dillinger. Eva's podcast is called Purranormal Cativity and you can find it on most podcatchers. She's also part of the production team for the true crime and ghost story podcast And That's Why We D...
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For season 5, Sammy is having a bunch of special guests temporarily fill Tessa's shoes while she's hard at work. In this episode, Sammy talks about the viral app, Randonautica, and the conspiracy behind it. And his guest, Dustin, covers a Pennsylvania cryptid known as the Suscon Screamer. Dustin's podcast is called Dustin Can Read, and you can find it on most podcatchers. You can find him at the following social media sites. Twit...
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July 15, 2020 31 mins
In our special bonus episode for the hiatus, Sammy interviews movie director, Dan Wayne, and World Champion taxidermist Ken Walker, about their upcoming movie, Big Fur. Big Fur is a documentary about not only the life of Ken, but also his creative endeavor to recreate the famous Bigfoot known as Patty, from the 1965 Patterson-Gimlin video footage. The movie will be officially released on 11 August 2020 on all digital platforms to ...
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June 1, 2020 50 mins
Sammy takes a suggestion from a fan and covers the Oregon cryptid known as Bandage Man. Then, Tessa talks about the famous conspiracy of The Simpsons predicting the future!
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Sammy really dives down the rabbit hole and over researched the mystery of disappearing flights, and then Tessa takes us across the pond to talk about the Australian Bigfoot known as the Yowie.
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