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Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

Parcast Network
Society & Culture
63 episodes
Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown… Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional.
  • In 1928, a Pennsylvania faith healer was accused of placing a hex on multiple people in York county, leading to his brutal murder. But the events that followed his death convinced people he was actually practicing black magic. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/su...
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  • In 1994, an entire playground full of school children in Zimbabwe claimed they saw a UFO hovering overhead. When experts tried to debunk their claims, they found little evidence to prove the kids weren't telling the truth. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supern...
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  • In 1838, a strange villain began stalking the London suburbs. For the next 70 years, Spring-Heeled Jack — a fire-breathing, metal-clawed monster — terrorized the city. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • The Illuminati was an 18th-century secret society that supposedly ended just a decade after it began. But conspiracy theorists argue that it never really went away — it just went deeper underground, where it could slowly achieve world domination with no one the wiser. To view this episode’s full li...
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  • In a 12th-century English village, farmers discovered two young children wandering alone in the woods. The kids’ unrecognizable clothing and language, along with their startling green complexions, led many to wonder if the people of Woolpit had a genuine encounter with fairies…
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  • In the 14th century, an ordinary bookseller named Nicolas Flamel may have unlocked the secrets of immortality, and learned to turn ordinary metals into gold — all thanks to a mysterious object known as the philosopher's stone. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/su...
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  • In 1967, Stefan Michalak went to Falcon Lake for a weekend prospecting trip, where he encountered what has become the best-documented UFO in Canadian history. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • Celebrated author Barbara Newhall Follett went missing in December 1939. She's never been seen or heard from again. Is the key to solving her mysterious disappearance in the books she left behind? To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • In 1966, an avalanche struck a school in Wales, killing more than 100 children. Afterwards, dozens of people claimed to have "seen" the disaster in dreams and visions before it happened — inspiring one psychiatrist to start Britain's first Premonitions Bureau.  To view this episode’s full list of s...
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  • When his two daughters died in a tragic accident, John Pollock prayed for a miracle that would bring them back. Less than a year later, his wife gave birth to twins who defied the odds of genetics. The only clear explanation? Reincarnation. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit...
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  • Toni Bosco dreamed something terrible would happen to her son. In August 1993, it came true — John and his wife Nancy were murdered. But the most unsettling part wasn’t the premonitory dream she had. It was the nightmares the culprit was having.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please...
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  • In 1925, an explorer led an expedition into the Amazon rainforest and was never seen again. Officials ruled that Percy Fawcett died. But many believe he discovered the lost city of “Z” and a portal to another dimension. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatu...
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  • In the 1970s and '80s, a top-secret research program supposedly took place on the northernmost tip of Long Island. With reports of kidnappings, weather control, time travel and more, it may just be the Holy Grail of government conspiracy theories…    To view this episode’s full list of sources, plea...
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  • In 1632, the Devil came to Loudun, France. For nearly five years, dozens of priests performed hundreds of public exorcisms on a convent of nuns who claimed they were possessed by demons. The nuns accused a parish priest, Urbain Grandier, of making a deal with the Devil. To view this episode’s full...
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  • Over fifty years ago, the body of a woman was found burned to death in Norway’s “Ice Valley.” Her identity has never been confirmed, despite her leaving behind a trail of aliases, eyewitness accounts, and even a coded travel ledger.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast...
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  • In the summer of 1958, a strange creature terrorized construction crews in rural California. Since then, Bigfoot true-believers have collected a wealth of information on the strange ape-like being — including a minute of undoctored footage of a female Sasquatch in the wild.    To view this episode’s...
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  • After UFO sightings exploded in New Hampshire in 1965, everyone from local police to Air Force officials to the Pentagon began investigating. But no one could conclude what exactly residents had seen — until, perhaps, now.    To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supe...
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  • In 1828, a town in Germany received a strange visitor: a teenage boy who claimed he had been imprisoned his whole life. His mysterious murder just a few years later made his true identity more elusive — and engrossing — than ever.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.c...
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  • In 1892, Lena Brown died at just 19 years old, joining her mother and sister in an early grave. Then her brother, Eddie, got sick too. The working theory? His health was being syphoned by a vampire. When townspeople exhumed Lena’s body, their theory started looking a lot more plausible…  To view th...
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  • The gruesome 1945 pitchfork murder of an elderly townsman brought Scotland Yard’s best detective into one of the most superstitious villages in England.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • Most people recognize Men in Black from the movie franchise, but this mysterious organization originated as a real-life alien conspiracy theory. It began in 1947: After Harold Dahl saw UFOs over the Puget Sound, he was visited by a suited agent with an uncanny warning…  To view this episode’s full...
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  • It’s the most famous UFO event in U.S. history: In July 1947, a rancher named Mac Brazel found strange debris scattered across one of his fields. Local military officials told him it came from a weather balloon… But many believe the object didn’t come from Earth at all.  To view this episode’s full...
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  • In the spring of 1922, a man named Paul Amadeus Dienach fell into a coma. He eventually woke up — in the year 3906, in another man's body.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • One summer day in 1518, a woman named Frau Troffea started dancing. She didn't stop. Her dancing compulsion was contagious, and spread to hundreds of people before it turned deadly. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • A mysterious woman in a headscarf was seen filming the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. For years, she remained nameless — until one day, she stepped forward with a story no one saw coming.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • A young woman in Greenbrier, West Virginia died mysteriously in 1897. Weeks later, she returned from the dead to identify the man who murdered her.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • In 1590, an English colony on Roanoke Island disappeared without a trace. The only clue was a message carved on a fence post. While some think the settlers integrated with a local tribe, multiple leads suggest otherwise. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernat...
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  • Hooves, wings and high-pitched screams… The Jersey Devil has reportedly been seen thousands of times, lurking in and around a forest called the Pine Barrens. How much of its existence is rumor, and how much is reality?  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatu...
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  • In November 1929, a woman named Netta Fornario was found dead on the mystical island of Iona, Scotland. She was naked except for a black cloak with insignia, suggesting perhaps something occult was responsible for her death. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supe...
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  • On October 21, 1978, amateur pilot Frederick Valentich took off for a quick nighttime flight off Australia's southern shore. He was never seen again. But right before he disappeared, he radioed ground control to report he was being stalked by a UFO. To view this episode’s full list of sources, pleas...
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  • Can the dead actually curse the living? After the 1922 unearthing of an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb, a mysterious string of misfortunes plagued the archaeologists who discovered it—and it’s not the first time a cursed mummy has wreaked havoc.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit p...
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  • In the early 1900s, Eleanor Jourdain and Charlotte Moberly visited the Palace of Versailles. The two academics were hoping for a pleasant trip. Instead, they found themselves transported over a century into the past where they saw the long-dead Queen of France, Marie Antoinette. To view this episod...
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  • In the 1950s, Morris K. Jessup received a letter from a stranger. The man claimed to have intel on an ultra-classified wartime Naval experiment involving teleportation, human test subjects, and disastrous results that the government would do anything to cover up.  To view this episode’s full list o...
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  • When Terry and Gwen Sherman bought their dream ranch in Utah, they never suspected they were entering a hotspot of paranormal activity: glowing orbs, hovering aircraft, mutilated cows… A team of researchers was finally called in to investigate—and two scientists witnessed perhaps the most terrifying...
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  • On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 seemed to vanish into thin air. Less than an hour after takeoff, the plane disappeared from radar—and though seven countries launched a search and rescue operation, the 227 passengers on board were never heard from again.   To view this episode’s full...
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  • In 1991, singer-songwriter Pam Reynolds underwent a daring operation to remove a life-threatening aneurysm. Afterwards, Pam was able to describe the entire procedure in detail… even though she was clinically dead throughout. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supe...
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  • In February 1981, a man named Cheyenne Johnson stabbed his girlfriend’s boss to death. His defense? He’d been possessed. It turns out, he might’ve actually caught a demon from his girlfriend’s brother the summer before, when the young boy allegedly had forty-three demonic spirits inside him. To vie...
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  • In the early 1900s, a strange peasant from Siberia charmed Russia’s royal family. Grigori Rasputin gained entry into the Romanovs’ inner circle using his reputation as a healer and prophet—but not everyone was brought under his spell.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parca...
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  • A young man went missing for five days in 1975, and when he returned claimed he’d been abducted by aliens. There to witness it? His six lumberjack coworkers, who reported it to the police the night he went missing.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • He only wanted to use the Ouija board to contact his Aunt Helen… He didn’t mean to summon anything evil. And yet, Roland Doe became the most thoroughly documented case of demonic possession in American history, inspiring the 1973 movie The Exorcist.  To view this episode’s full list of sources, ple...
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  • On December 4th, 1872, the Mary Celeste was found drifting in the Atlantic Ocean. The ship was fully stocked with food and drinking water, and its cargo still intact—but the crew was nowhere to be found. What had happened to the so-called “Ghost Ship”? And what if the answer came from the ship itsel...
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  • In small-town Georgia, there’s a strange monument with bizarre instructions for reordering society. The whole town knows how it got there, but nobody knows why—or just how dark a secret it may be hiding. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • In 1953, Army scientist Frank Olson jumped out of a hotel window in New York City. His death was ruled a suicide, but two decades later, word of a top-secret CIA program cast new light on the case. The program’s purpose? Assess the use of LSD… for mind control.  To view this episode’s full list of...
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  • From 1764 to 1767, a strange creature terrorized a mountainous French region called the Gévaudan. But though myths and stories surrounding the “Beast” are still around to this day, nobody knows what exactly was roaming through the area…  To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit par...
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  • In September of 1890, inventor Louis Le Prince got on a train in Dijon, France, on his way to present his latest invention to the world… But no one saw him get off, and he was never heard from again. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please visit parcast.com/supernatural
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  • On the last day of 1992, Debra and Tony Pickman moved into a rented house in Atchison, Kansas. A few months later, they began to notice flickering lights, cold spots, and items moving by themselves. They learned the house was haunted by the ghost of a little girl named Sallie. But as the haunting gr...
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  • From drug sales to human trafficking, the dark web is full of illicit activity. But murder-for-hire websites were always presumed to be a scam—until 2016, when a woman who had been targeted by a website called the Besa Mafia was actually murdered. To view this episode’s full list of sources, please...
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  • On December 5th, 1945, Flight 19 flew out over the Atlantic Ocean on a routine training mission. It was a simple exercise—hundreds of pilots had navigated it before. But the flight crew never made it back to base. Instead, they fell victim to one of the deadliest paranormal phenomena on earth: The B...
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  • For more than two decades, the CIA and U.S. military ran a top-secret project to study psychic phenomena. The declassified files suggest that psychic powers do exist—and that they were used in some of the most important intelligence operations of the 20th century. To view this episode’s full list o...
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  • In 1964, 30-year-old police officer Lonnie Zamora witnessed a strange egg-shaped aircraft landing in the New Mexico desert. After more than 50 years of investigation by the Air Force, FBI, and independent UFO researchers, it still remains unidentified. To view this episode’s full list of sources, p...
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  • This story begins in 1926, when Shanti Devi was born in Delhi, India. For the first several years of her life, Shanti was a typical girl, except for one thing: she didn’t talk. Her parents began to think she was a mute until four years later—when she spoke in full about memories from a past life. En...
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