Weird Darkness: Stories of the Paranormal, Supernatural, Legends, Lore, Mysterious, Macabre, Unsolved

Hosted ByDarren Marlar

Voice artist Darren Marlar narrates true stories of real paranormal events and true crime.

“THE LAST MYSTERY OF EDGAR ALLAN POE” and 6 More Freaky True Horror Stories!

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IN THIS EPISODE: (Archive episode – previously aired June 22, 2018) *** As long as there has been talk of evil spirits, ghosts, and demons, there have been tales of ways to bind, subdue, and imprison them. (Bizarre Real Demon Traps) *** Is it possible that reading about the world of the paranormal can somehow expose a person to it? (Can Reading A Book Open a Paranormal Door?) *** A truck driver passes a specter on a night road. (Night Driving In Alabama Left Me Speechless) *** The 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese – killed in front of 38 people, yet no one came to her aid – became an American legend. But how much of the story is true? (The Woman Killed In Front Of 38 Witnesses) *** The skeleton of a young boy was found on the side of a road and eventually a man named Marcellus Bunch was arrested for the crime – yet he seemed completely unconcerned about himself, the trial, or his fate. (A Hidden Skeleton) *** You don’t have to be sleeping with someone to be the victim of a blanket hog. You only need an invisible entity to give you those chills. (The Phantom Blanket Puller) *** Beloved horror author Edgar Allan Poe was a master of terror and mystery – but his greatest mystery may not have been in the pages of his writings, but in the days immediately before his own death. (The Last Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe)
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“The Last Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe” by Doug MacGowan:
“Can Reading A Book Open a Paranormal Door” by Nick Redfern:
“The Woman Killed In Front of 38 Witnesses” by Stephanie Merry:
“A Hidden Skeleton” by Robert Wilhelm:
“The Phantom Blanket Puller” by Megan Amos:
“Night Driving In Alabama Left Me Speechless” by Alan Orr:
“Bizarre Real Demon Traps” by Brent Swancer:
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