3.17 | It Happened On Halloween! True Stories of Otherworldly Crossings
Through deep research and high-strangeness storytelling, three brothers explore paranormal encounters and unexplained events. Collecting freaky listener stories and scouring the dusty pages of classic Fortean texts, the brothers use high-production sound design to set the scene for alleged real encounters with, Dogman, Poltergeists, Bigfoot, Fairy Folk, Humanoids, UFOs, Shadow People, and Sky Creatures.. just to name a few.
Attempting to parse out the fact within folklore, the brothers of the Hole banter about everything from bizarre historical mysteries to emerging clandestine conspiracy theories, often challenging their own beliefs and sometimes each other’s sanity.
Good humor, good drinks, and good discussion!
Have you ever overheard a co-worker shakily tell his story of a real encounter with a Dogman? Has your friend or weird uncle told you his close encounter with a reptilian humanoid from the sewer? Looking to corroborate your grandma’s true ghost stories? Were you born with a thirst for the mysterious? Well, sit back and pour yourself a big glass from the Belief Hole, my friend, and help us dig the weird!
For thousands of years, cultures around the world have cultivated an unusual, shared belief, that in the Autumn season, the Vale between this world and the next thins.. and the dead return to roam.
The Hungry Ghost Festival in Hong Kong and India’s Pitney Paksha are just a couple of examples, but the most well-known, of course, is Samhain, the ancient Celtic holiday that gave birth to Halloween. One can’t help but wonder if these traditions, in fact, honor a real supernatural occurrence? A mass visitation of nocturnal visitors..
What do these spirits seek, and what sorts of otherworldly creatures follow them through this transient gateway?
On this episode of Belief Hole, we explore chilling accounts of a shadowy cast of characters, from the ancient Tuatha De Danann, to the fear-eating Dogmen of Matanuska Valley, and all sorts of eerie entities in between. Join us, as we light a candle, set out the candy, and conjure up, true tales of Halloween Horror!
Also.. Jon Dreams of other Realities, Jeremy chooses tricks over treats, and Chris threatens to Use the Ouija!
0:01 | Topic Introduction | Halloween, Samhain, the Lifting of the Vale and a mass visitation of nocturnal visitors
2:28 | Halloween.. Tornado?
3:50 | Topic Introduction 2 | True Halloween Horror Stories
5:16 | Shout Out: Sue La Rose! Thanks for the book (Quackery)!
6:28 | Jeremy’s Manhattan PKE Mystery
9:21 | Oweynagat Cave – The Reality of Celtic Samhain Traditions
11:11 | Perchten Pagan Festival
12:30 | Celtic Otherworld, the Tuatha Dé Danann, Tír na nÓg – Missing 411, Fortean Fogs, Fairy / Faie Lore and the Dogman Connection
19:42 | Harry Hand in the Hall | Story
23:05 | Green Children of Woolpit (brief mention)
25:10 | The Swaying Observer | Story
28:09 | 2 Corroborating Accounts (Bannik) | Story
30:39 | Swaying Spooks, The Night Walkers and other unexplained visitors
32:18 | A Lift From The Grave (or) Graveyard Shocker | Minette | Story
40:15 | The Halloween Prop (A Dogman Story) | Melissa H. | Story
47:48 | Graveyard Ghosts, Cemetery Creepers and Dogman of the Dead! | EXPANSION Discussion
50:37 | Halloween Fire Burial (A Ouija Board Story)| Story
56:29 | The Woman in the Basement | Jennifer | Story
1:06:11 | Patron And Expansion Member Thank Yous
NEW DOGMAN MERCH DESIGNS
Show some love by clothing yourself in the skin of the Hole with this killer new Belief Hole merch design from our friend Fancy Crafts.
He’ll also teach you to draw by way of his YouTube Channel, cause he’s cool like that.
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‘Hairy Hand’ House Layout
Fresno Nightwalkers (Nightcrawlers)
Video of where Minette’s Graveyard Shocker story
occurred. Check out her art HERE.
A traditional “Perchten” group from Tirol (Austria) performing a “Hexentanz” in Rattenberg!
- The Swaying Observer | Bannik
- Harry Hand in the Hall | MercuryCrest
- Halloween Dogman in the Ditch | Matanuska Valley, AK Encounter
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