The Dark Parts

By Going West

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Brian Boru
 Apr 23, 2022
It sure was fun while it lasted !

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Daphne Woolsoncroft & Heath Merryman (hosts of Going West: True Crime) explore the darkest parts of history, the world, and your mind. From urban legends to hauntings, horror stories, and beyond, you're guaranteed a creepy tale every Thursday!

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The Living Dead // 26
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What would you do if a zombie apocalypse really happened? Today we discuss the history behind the living dead, and how to best survive them if an outbreak occurs in our lifetime. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 01, 2022
The Legend of Boggy Creek // 25
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Throughout the last century, a hairy, ape-like creature has stalked a small town in Arkansas. With over 100 witness accounts, could this creature actually be real? Join us today as we discuss The Legend of Boggy Creek. EPISODE SOURCES https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fouke,_Arkansas http://www.foukemonster.net/sightings.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRVuLzkbTFk https://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/arwildman.html https://www.newspapers.com/search/?query=Fouke%20family%20terrorized&dr_year=1971-1971 https://www.newspapers.com/image/9330194/?terms=Fouke&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/1705735/?terms=Fouke&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/21526038/?terms=bobby%20ford&match=1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fouke,_Arkansas https://www.legendsofamerica.com/boggy-creek-monster-arkansas/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/1734920610 http://www.strangehistory.net/2015/05/20/the-greene-county-wild-man/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Legend_of_Boggy_Creek https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/boggy-creek-monster https://www.legendofboggycreek.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2022
The Amityville Hauntings // 24
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This week on our sister podcast Going West: True Crime, we discussed the terrifying murders that took place upon the DeFeo Family of Amityville, New York in 1974. Well, a year after the house went on the market, a family of 5 purchased it. And from day 1, they claimed to have experienced horrific and unexplainable encounters inside. SOURCES https://allthatsinteresting.com/amityville-murders https://www.hereliesastory.com/blog/the-amityville-horror http://thetruthaboutamityville.amityvillenow.com/ https://thehauntedplaces.com/who-lives-in-the-amityville-house-now/ https://www.academia.edu/34812756/Jay_anson_the_amityville_horror https://www.slashfilm.com/599821/the-chilling-true-story-behind-the-amityville-horror/ https://amityvillemurders.com/the-haunting/the-true-story-of-112-ocean-avenue.html https://horrorobsessive.com/2021/04/02/the-defeo-murders-the-story-behind-the-amityville-horror https://www.mentalfloss.com/posts/amityville-horror-book-facts https://www.oxygen.com/martinis-murder/amityville-horror-hoax-the-true-crime-story-behind-lutz-family-famous-haunted-house https://history.howstuffworks.com/history-vs-myth/amityville-horror-house.htm https://movieweb.com/psychic-lorraine-warren-talks-about-the-real-amityville-horror/ https://thehauntedplaces.com/who-lives-in-the-amityville-house-now/ https://www.thetealmango.com/featured/the-amityville-horror-house-exploring-the-true-story/ http://thetruthaboutamityville.amityvillenow.com https://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/20/amityville-horror-house-on-sale-for-850000.html https://www.fancypantshomes.com/movie-homes/the-real-story-of-the-amityville-house/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/06/22/the-amityville-horror-house-is-for-sale-five-bedrooms-3-5-bathrooms-and-one-bloody-history/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 10, 2022
Mad Scientist // 23
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We all know that Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a fictional story. But what about the people out there who have done experiences with living and deceased humans in real life? Join us today as we discuss the twisted history behind the mystery of Mad Scientists... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 03, 2022
Ouija // 22
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Have you ever wondered where Ouija boards came from and how they work? Join us today as we discuss the history behind the mystery and tell some incredibly spooky tales of Ouija Boards in action... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 27, 2022
The Highgate Vampire // 21
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In the 1970's, a vampire craze swept London and two British occult leaders battled to bring down a pale creature they named... The Highgate Vampire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 20, 2022
The Rake // 20
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No, we're not talking about the rake that you keep in your backyard. But we are talking about The Rake that might be in your backyard... Or your bedside in the middle of the night. Join us today while we discuss the legend of a terrifying creature that has reportedly been spotted countless times in the northeast United States for centuries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 13, 2022
The Haunted Black Forest of Colorado // 19
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Among the borders of the centennial state is a particular forest that's known as one of the most haunted forests in the US. This area is even said to have a time warp as well as many disgruntled spirits. Follow us as we journey into the dense, Ponderosa Pines and terrifying tales of Black Forest, Colorado. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 06, 2022
In The Walls // 18
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Have you ever heard strange noises and wondered if they were coming from inside your walls? Often times you may be right... In this episode, we discuss multiple incidents where people's biggest fears came to life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 06, 2022
Hmong Sleep Death // 17
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In the 1980's an inexplicable sleep disorder was killing Hmong men across the world. In this episode, we also discuss nightmares, other sleep disorders, and A Nightmare on Elm Street! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 30, 2021
The Elevator Game // 16
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In 2008, a new "ritual" surfaced online that supposedly allowed people to visit a different realm just by pressing certain buttons on an elevator. But once you enter the new world, not only will you see things that terrify you, but you may not be able to go back. These are the stories of the Elevator Game. SOURCES https://katu.com/amnw/am-northwest-books-authors/gone-at-midnight-the-mysterious-death-elisa-lam https://allthatsinteresting.com/elisa-lam-death https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Minato_Ward_elevator_accident http://elevatorsescalators.blogspot.com/2016/08/in-japan-for-minato-ward-accident.html https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/8vfsc8/after_reading_about_the_elevator_game_here_i/ https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/7vfmxb/do_not_play_the_elevator_game_words_of_a_big_time/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
The White Witch of Niles Canyon // 15
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A certain area of California is home to numerous ghost encounters, creatures stories, urban legends, and even UFOs sightings. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
Security Tapes // 14
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CCTV, it can catch a lot of incriminating acts that save a lot of people and businesses. But what about the times when it's used for evil, not good? Join us today as we dive in 3 creepy security footage stories and discuss the terrors behind the lens. CASE SOURCES: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/u0ymh/the_strangest_security_tape_ive_ever_seen/ https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/1qf4v0/a_true_very_creepy_surveillance_story/ https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/03/what-happens-when-you-find-cameras-your-airbnb/585007/ https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/local-news/st-lucie-county/crime/man-considers-taking-legal-action-after-finding-cameras-in-airbnb https://abc7chicago.com/5098421/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
Gryla and The Yule Lads // 13
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In old Icelandic Christmas tradition, a witch/troll named Gryla sought out to snatch the "naughty" kids of the village and bring them back to her home in the mountains to make them into stew. Oh, and we can't forget about her 13 children joining her in all the mayhem and chaos. Join us today as we dive in to the tales and traditions of Christmas in Iceland. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
UFO - The Abductions // 12
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Last week, we discussed various UFO sightings across the United States. And now, we tell the terrifying tales of those who were abducted by them. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
UFO - The Sightings // 11
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Throughout the world's history, there have been countless sightings of strange, unidentified flying objects. Join us as we take a look at some of the craziest sightings yet for part one of our two-part UFO series while we discuss The Sightings. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 26, 2020
Rougarou // 10
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In 15th century France, over 100 people were killed by a supposed werewolf. The legend carried on into Cajun culture after the French incorporated Southern Louisiana, and many people have supposedly witnessed what is now known as the Rougarou. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 20, 2020
Terrible Tilly Lighthouse // 9
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In the 1880's, a lighthouse was built just off the coast of Oregon on it's own personal island- but it was doomed from the start. This is the story of the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, also known as Terrible Tilly. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 13, 2020
Lake Lanier // 8
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Between suspicious deaths, unexplained disappearances, and water monsters, today's topic covers it all. Join us as we discuss the strange and terrifying tales behind America's most haunted lake, Lake Lanier. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
Halloween Special // 7
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Between trick or treating, haunted houses, and costumes, we go back in time and discuss how Halloween traditions got started. So join us today to ring in the best and spookiest holiday! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
The Hanging Man // 6
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During Halloween season, most of us have seen hanging dummy bodies in haunted houses or scarecrows in corn mazes, but what if those "dummy's" were real? We tell the true stories and urban legends behind the spooky decorations.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
The Stalker // 5
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Do you ever get the feeling that someone may be watching you? Have you ever walked home or to your car and felt a presence lurking in the shadows? Today we take a look at some of the most unsettling stories that are sure to make you check your car, house, and your closet in this twisted tale we call, The Stalker.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020
Buried Alive // 4
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Join us as we delve into the terrifying world of being Buried Alive. From film references to real life stories throughout history, we've covered it all!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 08, 2020
The Bell Witch // 3
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In this episode, we discuss the possibly-true tale of The Bell Witch: A ghost who haunted a Tennessee family back in the early 1800's.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020
Killer in the Backseat // 2
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Have you ever heard of the urban legend: Killer in the Backseat? Maybe you haven't, but you still always have a sense of fear whenever you're alone in your car at night. In this episode, we explore the origin of this legend and the true stories behind the terrifying tale.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020
Killer Clowns // 1
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Clowns! When did those party-performing entertainers become figures of nightmares? Join us today while we dive into history and mystery of Killer Clowns!Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020