M: Myths & Monsters
M: Myths & Monsters
M the Podcast
Join you hosts Justine & Holly as they tell you spine tingling tales. Here at M the Podcast we cover everything from true crime to legends. So double check the deadbolt on your front door, you never know what could slide in while you're listening.
Mysteries of Joshua Tree National Park
The beauty of Joshua Tree is unlike any other, this desert paradise also seems to be hiding something. Join Justine & Holly as they discuss the dark history of this national park. Sources https://sbcsentinel.com/2021/02/panic-in-wonder-valley/ https://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/jotr/history4.htm https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/willie-boy-how-a-manhunt-became-myth Carlota: Story and Soundwork (Excerpt by Lewis deSoto) https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/famed-western-love-story-of-willie-boy-and-carlota-gets-told-through-a-native-american-lens https://www.29palmstribe.org/copy-of-our-mission-statement-1 http://lewisdesoto.net/Installations/Carlota..html Have a topic you want us to cover? -> Topic Request Form Connect with us: mthepodcast@gmail.com
Sep 13, 2021
30 min
The curious case of cults! Bhagwan Rajneesh and his Sannyasins are at the forefront of today's discussion. Join Holly & Justine as they explore the lives, teachings, and illegal activities of Rajneeshpuram citizens. Have a topic you'd like us to cover? Fill out our topic request form here: https://forms.gle/g2BLWFxb5SmBsjx89 Follow us on Instagram @Mthepodcast Sources: Anna Silman: 9 Rajneeshpuram Residents on What Wild Wild Country Got Wrong Hugh Urban: Rajneeshpuram Was More than a Utopia in the Desert. It Was a Mirror of the Time. Janja Lalich: Why do People Join Cults? Britannica Biography: Bhagwan Rajneesh Joe Carter: 9 Things You Should Know About the Rajneeshees Christopher Calder: The Enigmatic "Bhagwan," Osho Rajneesh Reddit AMA Lewis F. Carter: The Oregon Colony at Peak Development Census of India Myles Bonnar & Steven Brocklehurst: The Scot who was the sex guru's bodyguard Youtube Video: Bhagwan Rajneesh Ian Norris: Can We Transcend Materialism? LCMS Org: Human Potential Movement OSHO.com: Making Love, Sacred Experience OSHO.com: Capitalism/Communism Revolution OSHO.com: You are Responsible OSHO.com: The Story Behind Wild Wild Country Corinne Cummings: 11 Things We Learned From Jane Stork's Memoir Anuj Bansal, Ashish Mittal , and Vikas Seth: Osho Dynamic Meditation's Effect on Serum Cortisol Level Youtube: Bhagwan about Drugs Douglas Perry: What happened to the Rajneeshees' Oregon paradise? Photos show decay, rebirth State of Oregon: Antelope AP Archive: Rajneesh Taken to Oregon to Face Charges OSHO.com: Jesus Never Died\
Jul 24, 2021
56 min
The Candy Lady
Let's head to Texas for the eerie tale of The Candy Lady. Was Clara Crane to blame for missing children, or was something more sinister using candy to steal children? Have a topic you'd like us to cover? Fill out our topic request form here: https://forms.gle/g2BLWFxb5SmBsjx89 Follow us on Instagram @Mthepodcast Sources https://legendofthecandylady.wordpress.com/ https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/texas/spookiest-urban-legend-tx/
Jul 3, 2021
7 min
The Bunnyman
Is the Bunnyman real? Or is there something else going on in Virginia? Follow us @mthepodcast on Instagram for the latest updates. Look out for our upcoming weekly shows! We're bringing you more terrifying content. Have a story you want us to cover? Topic Request Form Sources: Timothy C. Forbes- The Clifton Bunny man Brian Conley- The Real Life Origins Of An Urban Legend We're Ruston's Previous Residents Homicidal Nudists? https://www.ancestry.com/1940-census/usa/Virginia/Douglas-Griffin_ps17w Julián Hiltbrand Consoli- Social Selection in The Bunny Man: Research on the Origins of the Legend Ally Schweitzer- The True Story Of The Bunnyman, Northern Virginia's Most Gruesome Urban Legend FairFax County: Historical Newspaper Index Search
Jun 19, 2021
6 min
The Curse of Charles Island
Is Charles Island cursed? Legends of pirates, buried treasure, and ruthless curses abound on this island in Connecticut. Have a topic you'd like us to cover? Fill out our topic request form here: https://forms.gle/g2BLWFxb5SmBsjx89 Follow us on Instagram @Mthepodcast References Bendici, R. (n.d.). Charles Island, Milford. Damned Connecticut. https://www.damnedct.com/charles-island-milford/ Black, A. (n.d.) Charles Island. Atlas Obscura. https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/cursed-charles-island#:~:text=In%201699%2C%20the%20island's%20most,to%20his%20trial%20and%20execution. Charles Island. (2020, November 2). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Charles_Island&oldid=986769254 Ellis, T. (2016, August 15). The Cursed Charles Island in Connecticut is Haunting and Beautiful. Only in Your State. https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/connecticut/charles-island-ct/ Juliano, F. (2015, December 11). An Island off of Milford Supposedly Among the Most Cursed in the World. ctpost. https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/An-island-off-of-Milford-supposedly-among-the-6691608.php McCready, B. (2011, July 5). Widow Suggests Closing Off Sandbar After Husband Drowns at Silver Sands State Park in Milford. New Haven Register. https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Widow-suggests-closing-off-sandbar-after-husband-11565858.php McCready, B. (2017, August 5). Sandbar Leading to Charles Island Under Scrutiny After Recent Drowning Death. Patch. https://patch.com/connecticut/milford/sandbar-leading-charles-island-under-scrutiny-after-recent-drowning-death-0
Jun 5, 2021
7 min
The Emily Morgan Hotel
Was the caller on the other line trying to tell me something? Could Emily Morgan herself be trying to tell me something? Have something you want us to cover? Fill out the form below! Topic Request Form Resources: The Emily Morgan Haunted Hotel History Emily D. West
May 22, 2021
12 min
Bill and Dorothy Wacker
Bill and Dorothy Wacker were harassed for almost 10 years in their home in Ohio. The couple had no enemies and no evidence that could identify their stalker was ever found.Swancer, B. (2020, January 16). The Phantom Stalker of Bill and Dorothy Wacker. MysteriousUniverse. https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2020/01/the-phantom-stalker-of-bill-and-dorothy-wacker/[That Chapter]. (2019, April 19). The Stalking of Bill and Dorothy Wacker [Video]. YouTube.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31biGDnT_4g[Unsolved Mysteries - Full Episodes]. Unsolved Mysteries with Rovert Stack - Season 6,Episode 23 - Full Episode [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwalnWcvxNIHave a topic you'd like us to cover? Fill out our topic request form here: Topic Request Form Follow us on Instagram @Mthepodcast
May 9, 2021
9 min
Lisa Trubnikova
On the night of February 5th, 2015 a once highly regarded Coast Guardsman shot his fellow service member. Their crime? A raping of his mind. If you are struggling please contact: Chat: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 800-273-8255 Chat: National Sexual Assault Hotline or call 1-800-656-4673 Sources: Appendix F: Department of Defense Memorandum to Congress – September 17, 2020 Military Sexual Trauma Discrepancies in Recent Military Sexual Assault Data Lisa Trunikova's Obituary Semper Paratus: Coast Guard History Adrian Loya's Appeal Case Text: Coomonweath VS. Adrian Loya Mass Cases: COMMONWEALTH vs. ADRIAN T. LOYA. Appellant Brief: Adrian Loya Cape Cod Times: Court Records Impounded in Bourne Triple Shooting Cape Cod Times: Adrian Loya details motive for Bourne killing
Apr 23, 2021
19 min
The Murder of Nacole Smith
Nacole Smith was brutally murdered less than a mile from her home in Atlanta, Georgia in June of 1995. Her case remains unsolved to this day. Investigators have the killer's DNA, can you help us find him? Anyone with information about this case can submit it anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-8477. Have a case you want us to cover? Let us know here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1K_ieVTABM5H71yRLZdBNND-HiCYtCIHIkCf726hiEYQ/edit?usp=sharing References Egan, L. (2019, September 10). Breaking: New Sketch Released of Killer Who Raped, Murdered 14-year-old ‘Straight-A' Student as She Walked to School. Crime Online. https://www.crimeonline.com/2019/09/10/breaking-new-sketch-released-of-killer-who-raped-murdered-14-year-old-straight-a-student-as-she-walked-to-school/ Greer, K. (2019, June 7). New DNA Search Could Solve Teen's 1995 Murder. CBS 46. https://www.cbs46.com/news/new-dna-search-could-solve-teen-s-murder/article_77a4d02c-895e-11e9-ad6a-9b8664085246.html Lee, N. (2020, July 12). CSI Atlanta: Investigator Paul Holes Weighs in on New Evidence in Nacole Smith Cold Case. CBS 46. https://www.cbs46.com/news/csiatlanta/csi-atlanta- investigator-paul-holes-weighs-in-on-new-evidence-in-nacole-smith-cold-case/article_ e4626b3a-c516-11ea-8135-731c0fe9d04a.html Nacole Smith was Murdered on June 7th, 1995. Inside Crime. https://www.insidecrime.org/cse-file-p2 Stern, M. (2020, June 7). Family Hopes to Find Killer 15 Years After Loved One's Murder. CBS 46. https://www.cbs46.com/news/family-hopes-to-find-killer-25-years-after-loved-ones-murder/article_2e014838-a91a-11ea-8326-8b1c2c6da16f.html
Apr 10, 2021
6 min
The Faceless Man
What do you fear the most? Could it be that you're not alone when the lights are off or is it the rustling of leaves as you walk through the woods? What about that man, you can't describe his face because he doesn't have one. Have a show request? Fill in the form below and your case might be the next! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGN2y7fYAoD5sx-GHGhBoBPXjE4b8FksElc--REb-Lkd0Z2A/viewform?usp=sf_link Sources: Sound: "Signal to Noise" by Scott Buckley https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=oX4iAAAAIBAJ&sjid=O68FAAAAIBAJ&pg=6775%2C2485221 https://web.archive.org/web/20170825060124/http://www.timesonline.com/charlie-no-face-the-life-and-the-legend/article_b87c3f73-9069-5d83-9a83-e8f7a02cc5db.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Robinson_(Green_Man) https://www.timesonline.com/8932a4c6-e72c-11e6-93e2-db65ffd12ac4.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMwdW5H7wcM http://pghbridges.com/glassport/0587-4458/pineyforkPRR_tun.htm https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/creepiest-urban-legend-in-every-state-american-folklore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lkc5Woyy47I https://journal.rikumo.com/journal/2016/10/27/rikumo-folktale-the-faceless-womanhttps://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/creepiest-urban-legend-in-every-state-american-folklore
Mar 27, 2021
11 min
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