The Nauga, an urban legend created by marketers
The story of an imaginary animal.
“I Seen the Devil” (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
A deep dive into strangeness associated with the Goatman’s Bridge, featuring weird stories that I found on forums and comment sections, including a devil sighting, a ghost driver, lights turning red, terrifying laughter, Bigfoot-type phenomena, and more.
Who is the Goatman? (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
North Texas has four different Goatman legends, including the Old Alton Bridge Goatman. Here’s a look at those stories, as well as other urban legends about goatmen around the world.
Death at the Goatman's Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
A look at one legend behind the Goatman’s Bridge, the period of history that inspired it, and a suspicious recent death at the bridge.
This Way to the Goatman (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
One of the most famous urban legends about the Goatman’s Bridge (aka the Old Alton Bridge) has roots in a hidden, unpleasant part of the county’s history. This episode looks at the legend of the Goatman and the history underpinning the story. CONTENT NOTE: This episode contains discussions
I went to Goatman’s Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
In December 2021, I visited the Old Alton Bridge. Here’s what it’s like to visit the famously haunted bridge, as well as the history of the bridge itself.
Goatman’s Bridge Series: Sources and Episode List
Here’re the sources I used in the Goatman’s Bridge series. (The individual episode pages linked below may contain some additional sources.) Check out the whole series: * The Trickster and the Goatman (Goatman’s Bridge Series) * I went to Goatman’s Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series) * This Way to
The Trickster and the Goatman (Goatman's Bridge Series)
The Old Alton Bridge, or Goatman’s Bridge, is a famously haunted site in north Texas. But in my research, I’ve discovered that everything may not be as it seems at the Old Alton Bridge . . .
The Caladrius (Weird Medieval Creatures)
A look at the caladrius, a fancy legendary bird that could supposedly diagnose and heal illnesses. Plus weird info about medieval bestiaries, and more. Highlights include: • A weird supposed cure for blindness • A visit to the Cloisters • A video game that makes you feel like a wizard • A bit of
Weird Medieval Creatures
A look at some weird medieval creatures from legend and lore. Plus some stories about some recent cemetery visits in Queens, New York, including Houdini’s grave. Highlights include: • An ancient, impenetrable European forest • A magical glowing bird • A dragon with a rooster’s head Episode Script for Weird Medieval