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