Episode Seven - The Black Eyed Children

Published: April 17, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 58 minutes 27 seconds

Welcome to Episode Seven of the Cryptid Ramblers Podcast. Listeners of our podcast will know that in this episode we are diving into the phenomenon that is The Black Eyed Children. This time we venture out of the safe but creepy confines of West Virginia and head to the State of Texas and even closer to home in the County of Staffordshire, UK. These cryptid creatures could originate as far back as the 1950's, however it is the first published encounter from 1996 that we will explorer. As well as a quick dash over to Vermont to dive into the story of a young couple who actually let them in to their home. Listeners from the UK will be pleased to know that the legend has an origin here too and of course we dive deep into that and how it has taken on a more sinister history.  Are the Black Eyed Children paranormal, do they have a more demonic persona, could they be vampires or could they indeed be connected to the elusive MiB.  Join us as we dive deep into this legend and unearth the truth as to what they are and also where they have come from. 

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Episode Six - The Flatwoods Monster

Published: April 2, 2021, 11:40 a.m.
Duration: 1 hour 49 minutes

Welcome to Episode Six of the Cryptid Ramblers Podcast. Regular listeners will be pleased to know that we are back "home" in West Virginia. After a quick trip across state to Virginia, USA we are back exploring a local WV cryptid. Now this creature has become a local legend to the residents of Flatwoods, Braxton County bringing with it a museum, statues and some much needed tourism.  As well as our favourite state in the US we are also back in the 1950's, specifically this time we are going to 1952. Just after the "UFO Summer" or the Washington Blip, there was an encounter with a cryptid that would change the lives of not only the participants involved, but the residents of this small populated town of West Virginia.  Here in this episode we will dive deep into one of the most compelling cryptid encounters to rock the US, the mysterious Flatwoods Monster.  Is this a real encounter with a visitor from another planet or simply an attempt to get a town on the map. Join us as we break down the story, its origins and as always other encounters. 

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Episode Five - Valiant Thor

Published: March 19, 2021, 3:09 p.m.
Duration: 2 hours 4 minutes 27 seconds

Welcome to Episode Five of the Cryptid Ramblers Podcast. In this episode we deep dive into another cryptid, this time we venture across from Point Pleasant, West Virginia to Alexandria, Virginia and yes they are different states.  We cover the story of a humanoid extraterrestrial by the name of Valiant Thor, who visited Earth in 1957. From landing in the United States to visiting the President at the White House we cover his three year stint on our planet and beyond.  Did he come with good intentions or was there something more sinister afoot.  Is this an encounter of a visitor from another planet or a story which has been fabricated with an ulterior motive. Join us as we breakdown all aspect of this compelling encounter and shed light on its credibility and of course, authenticity. 

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Episode Four - Men in Black

Published: March 5, 2021, 1:26 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes 53 seconds

Welcome to Episode Four of the Cryptid Ramblers Podcast.  In this episode we dive into another cryptid who was also prominent in West Virginia, USA. This particular group of cryptids will be familiar to most people as they were inserted into pop culture, thanks to a popular 1997 movie.  Yes, we will be diving deep into the Men in Black.  As mentioned they were popularised by the 1997 movie starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, and various sequels followed. We, however, will be going back to the 1950's and again covering West Virginia. This is where some of the many and most compelling encounters occurred.  We will of course be going into their origins, their representation in the movie, the most famous encounter as well other interactions experienced throughout 1950's West Virginia.  I hope you join us on this exploration of the most well known secret group of individuals, where we try to add credibility and truth to the myth, or do we come to realise it is all a fabrication. 

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Episode Three - Mothman

Published: Feb. 19, 2021, 1:46 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes 55 seconds

Welcome to Episode Three of the Cryptid Ramblers Podcast. In this episode we dive deep into another West Virginian cryptid, Mothan. From the 2002 movie starring Richard Gere, to John Keel's original book and the local sightings around Point Pleasant, WV, here we try to shed some light on this mysterious creature. As well as the US we also explore some compelling accounts that take us across the pond to main land Europe and the Far East. Will we be able to add credibility to this well known legend, adding compelling evidence as we go, or is it another Hollywood story fabricated for our entertainment. 

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Episode Two - Indrid Cold

Published: Feb. 5, 2021, 3:27 p.m.
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes 27 seconds

Welcome to Episode Two of the Cryptid Ramblers podcast. In this episode we dive into the mysterious man known as Indrid Cold. From Elizabeth, New Jersey to Point Pleasant & Parkersburg, West Virginia we will try to uncover his origins. We will use his first known sighting, to the most compelling account including visits to other worlds and telepathic communication.  Will we help bring truth to this well known folklore or will it all be an elaborate hoax. Tune in to find out. 

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Episode One - Bigfoot

Published: Jan. 20, 2021, 8:44 p.m.
Duration: 2 hours 13 minutes 7 seconds

Welcome to the first episode of Cryptid Ramblers Podcast.  We will be diving deep into the legend that is Bigfoot. From the Pacific North West across to Russia and the heights of the Himalayas, we will try to uncover the mystery of this elusive creature. Using popular accounts, sightings and stories from all around the world will we get any closer to proving the existence of this incredible beast. 

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