Folk News and the Haunted Old Alton Bridge (Goatman's Bridge Series)
Folk News and the Haunted Old Alton Bridge: A look at what urban legends, especially the Goatman's Bridge urban legends, do in society, including urban legends as "folk news." Plus, some possible debunkings of some of the Old Alton Bridge phenomena.
Rewriting Urban Legends (Goatman's Bridge Series)
An attempt to trace the current tales of the Goatman’s Bridge to their source: a 2008 YouTube video that contained seemingly new information about the urban legend, including some information that linked the story to the Mothman legends.
Satanic Rituals at the Bridge (Goatman’s Bridge Series)
A look at the urban legends claiming that cultish activity has occurred at Texas’ famously haunted Old Alton Bridge, or Goatman’s Bridge.
“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.
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
Haunted Cemeteries in Beacon (Haunted Beacon, NY)
A look at some supposed ghosts and haunted cemeteries in Beacon, NY, as well as some haunting aspects of the area’s recent history. A feeling of uneasiness permeates the beautiful town of Beacon, NY. It’s a city of industrial ruins, cemeteries (including a terrifying abandoned one), and the
Haunted Bannerman Castle (Haunted Beacon, NY)
A look at the creepy stories surrounding the mysterious ruins of Haunted Bannerman Castle, which lies in the middle of the Hudson River. About 50 miles away from Manhattan, the ruins of a castle lie on a small island in the Hudson River. Travelers pass the ruins on the train,