Mysteries and Monsters

Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 284 Telephone Calls From The Dead with Dr Cal Cooper

The paranormal has many aspects to it that often get overlooked more often than not. One perplexing phenomena that rose to prominence in the late 1970’s was reports of telephone calls from the beyond.  D Scott Rogo and Raymond Baylis’s seminal 1979 book, Phone Calls From The Dead investigated dozens of witness accounts of the…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 283 The Haunted Inns and Hotels of Virginia with Susan Schwartz

This week, we head to the east coast of the USA to visit one of the countries most historic states on the search for ghosts residing at some of Virginia’s Inns and Hotels. Our guide on this paranormal trip around the Old Dominion state is author Susan Schwartz as we uncover all kinds of strange…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 31 I Know What I Saw with Linda Godfrey (remastered)

A late surprise with a remastered version of my interview with Linda Godfrey back in September 2019. I’m hopeful of remastering most of the first 100 episodes throughout the year, but thought you’d all appreciate this episode as a little bonus. This week I am delighted to be joined by author, journalist and investigator, Linda…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 282 The Yuba County Five with Tony Wright

It was supposed be the most exciting weekend for five friends as they prepared for the biggest game in their basketball careers. Ted Weiher, Jack Madruga, Bill Sterling, Jackie Huett, and Gary Mathias were to play in a tournament that would enable them to travel to Los Angeles courtesy of the Special Olympics. They’d planned…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 281 Paranormal New Zealand with Mark Wallbank

New Zealand may have been the last large land mass populated by humans but it certainly has no shortage of paranormal activity. With over 40 years of paranormal investigations under his belt, Mark Wallbank has been investigating hauntings, strange sightings, abductions and stories of unusual creatures along side his paranormal team mates. Mark talks about…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 280 Unnatural Ohio with Kevin Moore and Kristina Smith

We head out to Ohio this week on the search for some of the Buckeye states strangest cases from over the years.  Authors Kevin Moore and Kristina Smith from the Rutherford B Hayes Museum join me to cover some of the fascinating and perplexing cases covered in their book “Unnatural Ohio” which covers everything from…

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Mysteries and Monsters:Episode 279 Fortean Films with Stu Neville

The Fortean Times’s resident couch potato returns to dive into some forgotten gems of the 60’s and 70’s from both TV and cinema as we discuss some of our favourite beloved lost gems. From the vengeful Dr Phibes, to the ridiculous Phantom Rasberry Blower of Old London Town, Carry on Screaming to Hammer’s House of…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 278 The Forest Poltergeist with W T Watson

When it comes to the Sasquatch phenomena, following on from the main sighting events people reports come secondary experiences such as wood knocks, vocalisations, footprints and more. Yet what if something else is responsible for some of these other events. Could something be running concurrently with cyptid reports and be misindentified? In his new book,…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 277 Sighting In On The Zodiac Killer with Drew Beeson

California in the late 1960’s became a mecca for the counterculture movement, attracting all sorts to find themselves in new concepts, beliefs and communities.  Yet, a darkness lurked in the shadows as a series of murder shocked the Bay Area and beyond and its name was Zodiac. Now considered one of America’s most intriguing unsolved…

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Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 276 The Aintree Spectres with Dr Rob Gandy

A series of strange sightings were reported in the 1970’s and 80’s in Aintree, famous of course as the home of the Grand National . Witnesses were perplexed by the sight of torch bearing figures wandering in a field.  Hushed tales of nefarious deeds, secret socities and even cults were blamed but just what was…

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