One of the darker aspects of some religions, is ritual human sacrifice. Mexico is one of those countries that is steeped in tradition, but some of those traditions are drenched in blood. Hear the stories of the Aztec empire, which was centered around human sacrifice. And hear about some modern tales of human sacrifice, including a 20th century self-proclaimed high priestess who began her own Mexican cult, and demanded human blood in return.

 

Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/theconspiratorspodcast

Notes:

http://serious-science.org/human-sacrifice-in-aztec-culture-6995

https://listverse.com/2016/12/20/10-horrors-of-aztec-ritual-human-sacrifice/

http://murderpedia.org/female.S/s/solis-magdalena.htm

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/the-believers-19890629

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

Kai Engel, Home PON VII, Difference, Moonlight Reprise, Nothing, Morbid Imagination

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

Alex Mason and the Minor Emotion, Again Alone

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Alex_Mason__The_Minor_Emotion/

Coldnoise

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Coldnoise/

New episode! In 1873, three women became trapped on a tiny island off the coast of Maine with a vicious axe murderer in a true story that seems like something straight out of a horror movie.
Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/theconspiratorspodcast
 
Notes:
http://www.smuttynosemurders.com
http://www.murderbygaslight.com/2009/12/smuttynose-murders.html
 
Music:
Dexter Britain, The Tea Party
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party
Kai Engel, Silence, Look Around You, Difference, Silence
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/
Kevin MacLeod, Smoother Move
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/
Myuu, Identity Crisis, Final Showdown
https://soundcloud.com/myuu

One common legend that appears over and over in many forms throughout cultures around the world, is the legend of the vampire. Listen to hear some vampire stories from history, including the real unsolved murder involving the Atlas Vampire, the vampire serial killer Bela Kiss, and the mass vampire hysteria that happened in 1969 around London’s Highgate Cemetery.

 

Notes:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/theunredacted.com/the-highgate-vampire-horror-of-the-dead/

https://www.google.com/amp/www.nydailynews.com/amp/news/justice-story/killer-murdered-24-pickled-corpses-barrels-article-1.1607445

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire_folklore_by_region

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/10/what-vampire-graves-tell-us-about-ancient-superstitions/280879/

https://www.google.com/amp/relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/2016/10/vampires-europe-new-england-halloween-history

https://www.google.com/amp/amp.livescience.com/24374-vampires-real-history.html

https://www.google.com/amp/s/hauntedpalaceblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/the-legend-of-the-alnwick-castle-vampire/amp/

The Vampire murder mystery of Lilly Lindeström

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

All other music from this episode by the ridiculously talented Myuu.

On April 7, 1994, FedEx Flight 705 took off on a routine flight from Memphis to San Jose. What happened next was anything but routine though. A rogue FedEx employee attempted to seize control of the aircraft, and this flight turned into one of the most harrowing and violent skyjackings in history. This is the amazing true story.

 

Notes:

http://www.tailstrike.com/070494.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_hijacking

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

Bensound, November

http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/cinematic

Philipp Weigl, The Scent of Cedars and Subdivision of the Masses

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Philipp_Weigl/

Scott Holmes, The Fight Against Time

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Music_for_TV__Film/Fight_Against_Time

Kai Engel, Rejecting the Sirens

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Written_in_Ink/Kai_Engel_-_Written_in_Ink_-_09_Rejecting_the_Sirens

For centuries there have been stories of people who were buried alive. These are the macabre true stories of people who were declared dead and buried, even though they really weren’t.

 

Notes:

https://www.bizarrepedia.com/joseph-burrus/

Supposed Corpses: Almost Buried Alive

http://moviepilot.com/posts/2460850/amp

Angelo Hays: The Man Who Was Buried Alive

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mummies_of_Guanajuato

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duns_Scotus

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1257330/Lifting-lid-macabre-history-buried-alive.html

http://www.calebwilde.com/2014/05/true-story-essie-dunbar-lived-47-years-after-she-was-buried-alive/

I’m Not Dead Yet

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

Kai Engel, December, January and River

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

Phillip Weigl, The Scent of Cedars

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Philipp_Weigl/Sound-trax/Philipp_Weigl_-_03_-_The_Scent_of_Cedars

Sergei Chereminisov, Pulsar

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sergey_Cheremisinov/

Julie Maxwell’s Piano Music, Dark Wonder

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Julie_Maxwells_Piano_Music/Piano_Soul/Julie_Maxwells_piano_music_-_Piano_Soul_-_18_Dark_Wonder

Scott Holmes, Secret Garden

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Music_for_TV__Film_Vol_2/Strange_Encounter

Andrew Sack, 1a 01

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Andrew_Sack/IA879/IA_01