Campfire Story: Ghosts, Horror, and Creepy Urban Legends

Campfire Story: Ghosts, Horror, and Creepy Urban Legends

Ghost stories, creepy internet urban legends, and mysterious creatures with a touch of silliness. New episodes every week! We talk about ghosts and the paranormal, scary stories behind internet urban legends, and everything horror. Join us, your storytellers Michelle and Edwin, as we try to creep each other out. Dive into scary stories with us through immersive sound to bring you into eerie folklore and modern-day cases of true hauntings, alien abductions, creepy memes, and haunted places. We keep it light here most of the time (weak stomachs), so you should be fine. Start from our most recent episodes and work your way back, or from where ever you choose. You do you.

Episodes

July 24, 2024 17 mins
Hashtag #Skinwalker is huge on TikTok but why? Michelle explores the Indigenous legend of the southwest and its viral explosion. Then Edwin takes us to Tennessee for another local legend of a mysterious creature.

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This week's theme is The Woods. They are haunted, creepy, and dark; you'll never catch us camping. Edwin tells us the tale of Dudley Town, and Michelle dives into Aokigahara forest (aka The Suicide Forest) in Japan. 

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July 10, 2024 21 mins
We've all seen the insane headlines "Florida man.... blows up mausoleum", "Florida man...corpse turns into a bomb", etc.. This week Michelle and Edwin dive into some weird and horrifyingly true stories that inspired those headlines.


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July 3, 2024 17 mins
"The Lick" and "The Choking Dog" are classic urban legends of being home alone. Even if you have a dog, it doesn't mean you are safe.....

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June 26, 2024 20 mins
Scary Mystery Surprise is now CAMPFIRE STORY. We start off this first episode with the theme of "Haunted Roads". You thought traffic was bad. Each episode we'll both be telling you a story by a roaring campfire. 

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June 19, 2024 18 mins
Edwin tells us horrifying, yet true tales of children being raised by animals throughout history. 

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Bella in the Wych Elm mystery remains unsolved since 1943 when a woman’s skeleton was found in Worcestershire, England. Despite media attention, including articles, films, and even an opera, her identity and death circumstances are unknown, with her skeleton and autopsy report lost. The case, estimated from 1941, continues to intrigue and puzzle.

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June 5, 2024 21 mins
Edwin tells us a personal story from when he was a kid. What did he see? Could it have been an alien encounter?



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Gremlins are the goblins of the sky. Legend has it that they are responsible for mishaps and damage to planes. In World War II, stories of gremlins united allies and boosted morale, but you might want to look out for them next time you're on a plane. Michelle tells us the story. 

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May 22, 2024 18 mins
The Hum—a mysterious low-frequency noise heard globally, including in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada—varies by location, like the Taos Hum or Windsor Hum. What is it? Industrial noise?  Tinnitus? Or something else? 

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Dive into the chilling legend of Sawney Bean, the infamous Scottish cannibal clan leader, whose gruesome tale inspired the classic horror film by Wes Craven “The Hills Have Eyes.” Michelle explores the dark history and enduring impact of Bean’s legacy on horror culture.

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May 8, 2024 18 mins
You are correct if you've ever suspected the home of America's President was haunted. The White House is full of spooky happenings, and Edwin tells us all about them.


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Known for mysterious disappearances, plane crashes, and deaths, it's no wonder the Bermuda Triangle was one of Michelle's childhood fears. Also, what is it exactly?

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Turnbull Canyon is a place known for creepy paranormal happenings and murders. Even Edwin has had his own paranormal experience there. 😬

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The Hook, or the Hookman, is an urban legend about a killer with a pirate-like hook for a hand attacking a couple in a parked car. We all know it. It's used to stop teens from making out. But do you know the real unsolved true crime that inspired the legend? Michelle tells us the tale.

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April 10, 2024 20 mins
El Silbón (The Whistler) is a legendary figure in Colombia and Venezuela. If you hear his tune get inside quick....or he might steal your bones. Edwin tells us the tale and Michelle remembers that she can't whistle. 


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April 3, 2024 14 mins
In Nigerian and African urban legend, Madam Koi Koi is a ghost who haunts dormitories, hallways, and toilets in boarding schools at night. Michelle shares this and two other school-based African legends to scare Edwin with his greatest fear... SCHOOL.

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March 27, 2024 18 mins
In 1872, the Mary Celeste was found floating abandoned off the coast of the Azores. What could have happened? Michelle is on the case.
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Black cats are surrounded by myths and superstitions. From a lack of expression, to their glowing eyes. But fear not! We're exposing the myths (and the truths) to get to the bottom of it.

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Doppelgänger videos are blowing up on TikTok. But what is a Doppelgänger? Is it an omen of your own death? A demon? Michelle shares historical cases of the phenomenon, which include the strange tale of Émilie Sagée to President Abraham Lincoln.
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