Weird Latinx Podcast

Weird Latinx Podcast

Bienvenidos and welcome to Weird Latinx Podcast! My name is Aly Miles and I want to take you on a strange journey through the THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NOCHE: true crime, the paranormal, urban legends, supernatural phenomena, and other weirdness from Latin America and the Latinx diaspora. Come along with us and creep it weird.

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March 21, 2024 66 mins

Beware the Andean Stalker, El Pishtaco Ñakaq, the creature scouring the highlands of the Andes, looking for lonely travelers. Born from ancient indigenous cultures and blended with colonial conquistadores, this murderer extracts a price from every victim.

An encounter with him... and it's off with your head!

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The violence and suffering experienced by the Brazilian people during the Military Dictatorship gave rise to numerous stories of a phantom woman wandering schools at night. Known as "A Loira Do Banheiro," "A Mulher Do Algodão," and "A Noiva Do Banheiro," this ghost still haunts generations.

"A Loira Da Ditadura," or "The Blonde From the Dictatorship" is the second part of our "A Loira Do Banheiro" Deep Dive.

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A phantom blonde appears in school bathrooms in Brazil, invoked by student rituals for decades. Urban legend, or real ghostly apparitions?  We explore the story of "A Loira do Banheiro," or "The Blonde Ghost in the Bathroom," in depth, tracing her history and sightings.

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March 3, 2021 69 mins

This second episode explores the lore of the Lobizón, or Luisón, a creature cursed to wander the night, transformed halfway between man and beast. These accounts come from the Gran Chaco area of Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, creating a uniquely South American beast.

 

This ain't your mama's werewolf.

 

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November 16, 2020 21 mins

Bienvenidos and welcome to Weird Latinx Podcast! 

This first episode explores Bogotá, Colombia, and the historic Faenza Theater. This restored Art Nouveau gem hides many secrets and was witness to what some call an urban legend: SNUFF FILMS or films that involve real, actual murders. 

Come along with us and creep it weird.

 

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