Rank #1: Episode 137: Flat Earth Theory
Tackling a topical subject, Blurry Photos take a brief look at the infamous flat earth theory. More famous than the hollow earth and more popular than HAARP, flat earth theory is the thought that the earth is a flat disc … Read More
Rank #2: Episode 100: The Holy Grail
Blurry Photos have reached a milestone, and the celebration is on with an episode dedicated to the Holy Grail! The Davids do a little something different in this episode, crafting a complete 40s-style radio play to educate and entertain you, … Read More
Rank #3: Ep 153: The Dark Web
Rank #4: Ep 173: Skinwalkers
Roll up the car windows and lock the doors, Blurry Photos is driving you down the lonely road full of skinwalkers! A Navajo legend both creepy and gruesome, skinwalkers are supposed practitioners of evil magic that can transform into animals through … Read More
Rank #5: Episode 91: Men in Black
Blurry Photober dawns anew with an episode all about the men in black! Join David and Dave as they begin another month of creepy coolness by discussing one of the most infamous icons in Forteana. Mysterious, unsettling, and to-date unexplained, … Read More
Rank #6: Ep 183: Alien Abduction Stories
The boys beam to the mothership for alien abduction stories in this eerie episode! In a fun tale-telling show, Flora and Stecco find several alien abduction stories that are sure creepy and most likely more fiction than fact. But the … Read More
Rank #7: Episode 131: The Lost Colony of Roanoke
Grab some fresh water and ration the foodstuffs, you’re taking a trip to find the lost colony of Roanoke! Steeped in mystery and dipped in legend, the lost colony of Roanoke is the infamous and unfortunate initial attempt to establish an … Read More
Rank #8: Episode 39: Dyatlov Pass
Few mysteries of the modern age can compare to that of the Dyatlov Pass Event. Fortunately for the Davids, that’s exactly how they like it. In this episode of Blurry Photos, they examine the spooky, surreal story of a group … Read More
Rank #9: Ep 174: Dulce Base
Make sure all hands, feet, wings, and tentacles are inside the mag lev train, Blurry Photos is taking you on a trip at breakneck speed to the infamous Dulce Base! A supposed underground complex of epic sinister proportions, Dulce Base … Read More
Rank #10: Episode 32: Time Slips
Rank #11: Ep 210: The Lost Dutchman Mine
What's mine is yours. Ore not.
Dust off the burro and grab some saddlebags, we're going gold hunting for the Lost Dutchman Mine! An old west legend of dangerous prospecting and fabulous wealth, the Lost Dutchman Mine has inspired gold hunters for decades and caused more casualties and heartaches than you can shake a pickaxe at. Join David as he takes you through the history of the legendary mine, including Native American lore, Spanish influence, and who the namesake of the mine, the Dutchman, was. Sift through the many tales of murder and deceit and see what shakes out. Could there be a gold mine in the Superstition Mountains that holds ore beyond belief? Flora asks some questions and sorts through the sinister stories to discuss the legend of the infamous mine and the hunt for it. Wear sunscreen and pack plenty of water, this one is coming at you hot!Music
Long Note Two, Western Streets, Night of Chaos, Danse Macabre, Myst on the Moor - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0Sources
Bicknell, P. "A Mythical Mine–Story of a Lost Claim in the Superstition Mountains–Dutch Jacob’s Secret–Phoenix People Hunting for the Treasure with Prospects of Success." Saturday Review. 17 Nov. 1894: 1. Print.
Bicknell, P. "One of Arizona's Lost El Dorados - A Mine in the Superstition Mountains - The Half-told Tale of an Old Miser." San Francisco Chronicle. 13 Jan. 1895, Newspaper: 12.
Blair, R. Tales of the Superstitions: The Origins of the Lost Dutchman Legend. Tempe: Arizona Historical Foundation, 1975.
Gentry, Curt. The Killer Mountains, A Search for the Legendary Lost Dutchman Mine. New York: New American Library, 1968.
Mell, Eleanor. Hunting Old Snowbeard’s Gold: Searches for and Seekers of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2012.
Kincaid, Matt. Superstition Mountains: The Mountains of Legend, Gold, Mystery, and Death. Maplewood Publishing, 2018.
Arnold, Oren. Ghost Gold. San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1954.
Taylor, T., 2008. The Lost Dutchman Mine. [Online]
Available at: https://www.prairieghosts.com/dutchman.html
Legends of America, 2016. The Lost Dutchman Mine. [Online]
Available at: http://www.legendsofamerica.com/az-lostdutchman
Willis, B., 2005. Has the Lost Dutchman Mine Been Found?. [Online]
- Kollenborn, Tom. http://superstitionmountaintomkollenborn.blogspot.com/2013/12/dont-blame-thunder-god.html ; http://superstitionmountaintomkollenborn.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-peralta-stone-maps.html
- The Museum: http://superstitionmountainmuseum.org/
- Pima Story: http://www.ilhawaii.net/~stony/lore72.html
- On the Military Trail: https://apachejunctionindependent.com/history/military-trail-of-jacob-waltz/
Rank #12: Ep 163: Demonology
The sigils are etched and the circle is protecting as Dave and David summon an episode about demonology! The study of demons etc., demonology stretches as far back as recorded history, but how credible is it in practice and lore? … Read More
Rank #13: Episode 134: Mel’s Hole
David and Dave round out the regular episodes for 2015 with a look at Mel’s Hole. A story straight from the annals of Coast to Coast AM, Mel’s Hole is a tale of strangeness, conspiracy, and otherworldly occurrences that supposedly … Read More
Rank #14: Ep 179: Living Dinosaurs
Dust off your brushes and chisels and grab your machete and spear, David and Dave are hunting living dinosaurs in this episode! From the Arctic Circle to deepest Africa, tales of living dinosaurs have sprung up over the years – … Read More
Rank #15: Ep 212: Mirrored Men with Monsters Among Us
Creepiness in triplicate.
Flora welcomes back Derek Hayes from the Monsters Among Us podcast to discuss the high strangeness of Mirrored Men. A truly bizarre and recent phenomenon, Mirrored Men are strange men in odd locations who witnesses say move in synchronization and possibly cause missing time. Derek has fielded several calls of encounters with them, but is no closer to an explanation than anyone else. He and David talk about their origins, descriptions, and he even shares a couple of the calls he received. What are these odd entities? Can anything explain their appearances? David and Derek share ideas and get pretty out there in this one! Also, the winner of Week 3 of the 2018 Miss Cryptid Contest is announced, completing the list of finalists. Now it's up to you to head over to the Blurry Photos Homepage to cast your vote on who should win the 2018 Miss Cryptid Contest!Music
Danse Macabre, Myst on the Moor - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0Links
Rank #16: Episode 142: Goblins
Crawl out of your caves and holes, it’s time to gab about goblins! Creatures of dubious origins, goblins have a longer history than most fantastic critters, and have evolved as time went on. Current culture paints them as terrible, vicious … Read More
Rank #17: Ep 228: Hillbilly Horror Stories
Go Big Boo!
Flora made a trip back down to the Bluegrass state to visit and interview fellow podcasters Jerry and Tracy Paulley of the Hillbilly Horror Stories Podcast! Specializing in spooky stories told with that good 'ole southern charm, Hillbilly Horror Stories both tells the tales and gives honest reactions to some fascinating otherworldly topics. Jerry and Tracy were kind enough to have David over to their home to watch some KY basketball and discuss some fun paranormal stories. In this episode, Jerry and Tracy talk about how they got their start with the show, creepy places they've been, and even share some amazing stories of phenomena they've experienced. Make sure to check out their show on all the major podcatchers out there. Thanks again to Jerry and Tracy for use of their studio and to Ninja for the snores!Music
Myst on the Moor - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0Sources
Listen to Hillbilly Horror Stories at www.hillbillyhorrorstories.com!
Rank #18: Episode 101: The Fouke Monster
David and Dave return to form with a search for the legendary Fouke Monster! An Arkansas cryptid that has been called the “Southern Sasquatch,” the Fouke Monster came on the radar with a 70’s movie but may have been around … Read More
Rank #19: Episode 53: Black Eyed Kids
Blurry Photober kicks off in creepy style, as David and Dave open the door to Black Eyed Kids. A disturbing, eerie phenomenon that has been gaining exposure in recent years, Black Eyed Kids, BEKs, or Black Eyed Children are unknown … Read More