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The Moonlit Road Podcast

Summary: Ghost stories and strange folktales of the American South, told by the region's best storytellers. Original short stories and classic campfire tales.

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 TMR Podcast: Episode #48 - Sop Doll | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:17

Mississippi creature story about a Depression-era farmhand who will take just about any job - including at a strange farm where his predecessors ended up dead!  Collected and Adapted by Craig Dominey.  Told by Jim McAmis.  Follow along at The Moonlit Sop Doll

 TMR Podcast: Episode #47 - Wait 'Til Jesse Comes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:21

Classic Southern spooky story about a traveling salesman who runs into some pretty strange cats warning about someone (or something) named "Jesse."  Adapted from folklore by Craig Dominey and told by LaDoris Davis.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #46 - Mama Coon Coon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:20

Cajun folktale about a local fisherwoman whose unique way of fishing for crabs in the bayou gets her into trouble.  Written and told by Veronica Byrd and Bert Tanner.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #45 - Chancy Fox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:12

Creature story of a Louisiana gambler who runs afoul of swamp vampires while on the run from the law.  Written and told by Thomas E. Fuller.

 TMR Podcast: Episode 44 - The Town Without Death | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:03

Spooky Appalachian ghost story of a mountain traveler, stunned by the death of his wife, who stumbles across a strange mountain town with a horrifying secret. Written by Craig Dominey and told by Lanny Gilbert.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #43 - No Greater Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:01

Ghost story from Kentucky coal mining country of one man's experience with the ultimate act of love. Adapted from folklore and directed by Craig Dominey. Told by Jim McCamis. Soundscaped by Henry Howard at Audiocraft Studios, Stone Mountain, GA.

 TMR Podcast #42 - The Ticking Clock | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:13

Georgia ghost story about a haunted family clock that perhaps shouldn't have been passed down to the next generation..  Written by Craig Dominey and Lanny Gilbert, told by Lanny Gilbert.  Directed by Craig Dominey.  Soundscaped by Henry Howard at Audiocraft Studios, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #41 - The Plat Eye | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:12

Georgia folktale and creature story of two young girls who ignore their Grandma's warning about the monster of the "Gongetcha Woods." Written and told by Veroncia Byrd.  Directed by Craig Dominey, recorded and soundscaped by Henry Howard.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #40 - The Meanest Man | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 05:29

Georgia folktale about a man meaner than the Devil himself, and where Spanish Moss comes from. Adapted from folklore by Babs Bagriansky.  Directed by Craig Dominey, soundscaped by Henry Howard.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #39 - The Bleeding Heart Dove | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:04

Civil War ghost story of a Georgia plantation haunted by a broken heart. Adapted from folklore and told by Sherry Norfolk.  

 TMR Podcast: Episode #38 - Ibo Landing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:04

Why do some people hear the eerie rattle of chains drifting from a St. Simons Island marsh at night?  Find out in this inspiring, African-American ghost story from the Georgia coast.  Written by Craig Dominey, told by Evelyn McCray.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #37 - The Flaming Tomb | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:17

Ghost story behind the famous "Flaming Tomb," a haunted crypt that reguarly draws ghost hunters to New Orleans' Metairie Cemetery. Written by Craig Dominey, told by Cathy Kaemerlen.  Recorded by Henry Howard at Audiocraft, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

 TMR Podcast: Episode #36 - How Brer Coon Gets His Meat | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:19

Classic Uncle Remus trickster tale written by Joel Chandler Harris, with Brer Rabbit and a hungry Brer Coon trying to outsmart a group of sly bullfrogs.  Told by Akbar Imhotep, one of the official storytellers at Joel Chandler Harris' home, The Wren's Nest, in Atlanta, Georgia

 TMR Podcast #35 - Blinded By Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:30

Louisiana ghost story of a traveling preacher and his new wife who spend the night in a haunted house, and learn that marriage can be even more terrifying than ghosts!  Written by Craig Dominey, told by Babs Bagriasnky.

 TMR Podcast: Episode 34 - Knock, Knock, Who's There? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:12

Cajun ghost story From famed Cajun storyteller JJ Reneaux about a miserly father whose cruelty to his only daughter comes back to haunt him during a Gulf storm.  Written and told by J.J. Reneaux, courtesy of August House Publishers.  Used by permission.


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