An awkward encounter with a stranger.
A peculiar question from the stranger.
An answer that has dire consequences.
The legend of Kuchisake-onna has been passed down for years and years. In this special paranormal only episode of TCPM, we discuss the lore of the "slit mouth woman" and share with you a fictional audio drama based on that lore.
This episode might make you think twice the next time someone asks "Do You Think I'm Pretty"!
In the early 1980s, unexplainable tragedy strikes the family of a young girl. Hours later, the same unexplainable tragedy strikes the family of a young man.
One by one, seven people fall victim to an invisible killer and a nation is plunged into terror as officials race to identify the source of a deadly toxin.
Finding the source of the toxin actually leads to far more questions than answers in a case that has baffled investigators for nearly three decades.
New episodes beginning July 14th, 2021!
Some people love to travel and experience new places during their lifetime. Today, we talk about Elmer McCurdy. Elmer lead a life of crime that eventually lead to his death, but that wasn't the end of Elmer's story... it was actually the beginning. Elmer's story will take us to both sides of the United States in a tale so crazy you have to hear it to believe it!
The Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City has a rich history. In our paranormal segment, we are going to tell you about Effie. According...
In the early morning hours of May 24, 1987; Kenneth Parks rose from his couch, got into his car, and drove to his in-laws' house. When he arrived, he carried out a vicious attack that left his mother-in-law lifeless and his father-in-law with injuries though he did survive. What seems like an open and shut case takes an unbelievable turn when Kenneth claims that he was asleep during the entire ordeal. The jury believed him. Many experts believe him. Once you hear his story, you might just...
We have all had a time in our lives where we wanted to be part of a group. For Anthony Ault, the desire to join a group by any means necessary proves to lead to a dangerous path from which he may never return. This story begins at a carnival in Auburn, Indiana and ends at an "initiation" to a Satanic Cult.
In our jam-packed paranormal segment, we build on last week's interview with Alex as we discuss out of body experiences and astral projection. We discuss what can lead to these things...
Blair Adams was a normal guy living a normal life, when he suddenly became engulfed in the fear that someone was going to kill him. In July of 1996, he began a journey that started at his home in Canada and ended thousands of miles away in Knoxville, Tennessee where his prediction was proven to be true. The circumstances surrounding his murder were so bizarre that investigators are still baffled to this day.
In our paranormal segment, we are joined by our good friend Alex who tells us about...
We all know the dangers of online dating in today's times, but in the early 1900s, the dangers of traveling to meet someone from the personal ads may not have been quite so obvious... especially if that person was a woman.
Belle Gunness used her charm and promises of a life of wealth to lure unsuspecting men to her farm in Indiana, a journey from which most of these men would never return. Belle would continue to weave her web of deceit while building a worth of millions until the day she...
In 2004, Kendall Carver received a frantic call from his granddaughter alerting him to the possibility that his daughter was missing. Kendall was relieved when he discovered that she had simply went on a dream vacation, an Alaskan cruise. Relief soon turned to devastation when he learned that his daughter, Merrian Carver, seemingly disappeared from the cruise. Devastation is soon compounded by disbelief when it appears the cruise line staff knew his daughter was missing all along...
The rabbit hole gets deeper. In part 2 of our look at the disappearance of Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible, we are going to cross the paths of serial killers (yes, plural!), drug dealers, and just all around horrible people as the search for the truth and for two missing girls continues. All choices have consequences and we will come to find that the choices made early on in this investigation lead to the worst consequences imaginable.
As a follow-up to our discussion about haunted items, we...
On December 29th, 1999 Lauria Bible spent the night at her best friend, Ashley Freeman's home for Ashley's sweet 16. What started out as a birthday celebration ended in tragedy when the Freeman home burned to the ground. Tragedy soon turns into mind-boggling mystery when it is discovered that the fire was intentionally set. The secrets hidden within the rubble open the door to a rabbit hole that investigators along with the Bible and Freeman families have been stuck in for more than 20...
It's often said "money is the root of all evil." Truer words were never spoken when it comes to the case of the Ideal Maternity Home that was anything but ideal. Hundreds of lives of our most innocent and precious were taken without the blink of an eye for nothing more than a few dollars. This week, we tell you about "Butterbox Babies" and the evil scum that orchestrated this unfathomable masquerade and, even worse, how they basically got away with it.
What Tony and Debra Pickman believed was...
Who doesn't love a good blooper reel?!
We are celebrating the release of our 10th episode with a bonus episode of outtakes and ridiculousness that should have been deleted... but wasn't. Enjoy!
We’ve all heard the nursery rhyme, "Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks," but it can be easy to forget three important details about the rhyme's origin.
Lizzie Borden was a real person...
Her father and step-mother were victims of a brutal double homicide...
Lizzie Borden was acquitted of any and all involvement in said double homicide.
In a special format for our celebration of episode 10, we are going to tell you all about the details of that day back in 1892 and how...
One summer evening in 1947, a devastating tornado destroyed the small town of Woodward, OK. What happens next, though, would be the beginning of a mystery that has been unsolved for more than 50 years as 4 year old Joan Gay Croft was taken from a hospital never to be seen again. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance, down to the men who took her, are bizarre to say the least! Was it undercover government agents? Family members? Strangers? Listen now and let us know what you...
Rhonda Martin seemed to be the unluckiest woman on the planet. One by one, those closest to her would fall victim to a mysterious illness that would claim their lives. This week, we discuss the chilling reality behind Rhonda's "bad luck." Spoiler alert, this might just be our very first serial killer episode.
Who doesn't love the idea of a vacation on an island in Mexico? White sand, beaches, hundreds of dolls hanging from trees... what's not to love? Yes, we said dolls! In our paranormal...
Monsters are real... and sometimes they are human. This week, we talk about Katherine Knight, the first woman in Australia to be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole and for good reason! Just when you think this story can't get worse, it does and it ends with *spoiler alert* murder and a dinner party at which you may want to skip the meal.
Are curses real? Many believe that they are. We discuss one of the most well known curses in our paranormal segment this week: The Curse...
Have you ever received a letter from someone you didn't know? What if that letter contained secrets that not even the people closest to you know about? That's exactly what citizens of a small Ohio city faced when they started receiving letters from an unknown origin. These letters threatened to expose their secrets and even to end their very lives... and they might have done just that in more ways than one.
Did you know that Michigan has its very own version of the Bermuda Triangle? We...
The first day of spring break is often a day of celebration for college students and that's exactly where today's case starts. Brian Shaffer went out for a night on the town with friends and was never seen again. We discuss the night he went missing and the many theories on what might have happened.
Psychics - are they real? Do some people really have abilities that the rest of us do not? We discuss that and more in our paranormal segment of today's episode. Nina shares some personal...
This week, we dive into the case of one woman's life being destroyed by the actions of another woman whom she had never even met. The only weapon needed was the power of the internet! This is the case of Michelle Hadley and Angela Diaz
Then, we learn about the lore of Lilith and we wrap up the episode with an original short story surrounding the lore.
As always - if you're up for some random nonsense, hang out for Off the Cuff after the closing music.
We begin by taking a look at the story of Kenneth Parks, AKA the Sleepwalking Murderer. From there, we take an even scarier look at the phenomenon of sleep paralysis and the possibility of other worldly forces at play.
Sleep is usually a good thing, but in this episode we will explore the scarier side of sleep and you just might think twice the next time your head hits the pillow.
In this episode, we discuss the mysterious disappearance of Elisa Lam, followed by a look at what some people call a portal to another dimension. Finally, we take a journey through the history of the Cecil Hotel... which we will never be visiting!
We wrap this episode up with a special Off the Cuff segment in which we tell you about our personal struggles with mental health. Together, we can end the stigma on mental health and help others to know they are not alone.
Celia kicks off this episode by telling us about several men who began a journey to start a new life only to cross paths with The Craigslist Killer.
Then, Nina takes us on our own journey through the history of America's most haunted hotel.
Finally, we wrap up the episode with some random nonsense such as "would you rather be able to breathe underwater or fly?" and our song picks of the week! If you're not up for random nonsense, don't worry! This segment plays after the closing music of...
A little glimpse into what to expect on our show!