Astonishing Legends
Scott and Forrest have been called the 'Click and Clack of esoterica' by their listeners. Their mission is to take a look at legendary strange and unusual events from throughout history and interview people who've had close encounters with the unexplained. They strive to bring you everything that's entertaining about those stories and remind you that it's ok to laugh at scary stories and respectfully, even the people that tell them. Put your headphones on, settle in for you commute and get ready to experience a show like nothing you've ever heard before. New shows every two weeks.

  
Publisher
Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess
Website
https://audioboom.com/channel/astonishing-legends
Genre
History   Podcasts   Society & Culture  
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Latest Episode
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Title
The Jersey Devil: Prince of the Pine Barrens (Part 1)
Description
They say if you meet someone from New Jersey, Pennsylvania or New York, you don't ask them if they've heard of the "Jersey Devil," you ask them if they've had some kind of encounter with it. The legend of the curious cryptid is so prolific, they've no doubt heard of it, and if they've spent any time near the Pine Barrens of "The Garden State," more often than not you'll find they've experienced some evidence of the beast, or know someone who has. Folklorists say that there are more than 30 variations of the legend, but the main origin story of New Jersey's own "Official Demon" goes all the way back to 1735, and a Mrs. Leeds of Galloway, NJ, who upon a difficult delivery of her 13th child, exclaimed it might as well be a devil – which, if the tale is to be believed, you should never do. Since then, the story has been so popular that the idea of The Jersey Devil has made its way into movies, television, and video games, and is even the inspiration for the name of New Jersey's National Hockey League team. But why has this tale endured for at least 282 years? Is it because somehow the legend is just so fantastic that people can't forget it? Or is it because, as so many residents throughout the years have claimed, from New Jersey's eastern shores, through the mysterious Pine Barrens all the way to western Pennsylvania, something really is out there? Visit our website for a lot more information on this episode: http://www.astonishinglegends.com/al-podcasts/2017/6/13/ep-74-the-jersey-devil
Published
2017-06-16 05:51:52 UTC
https://audioboom.com/channel/astonishing-legends


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