24 episodes

Your weekly tour into obscure Cryptids: both the legends & facts, presented as a narrative story. Join us every week as we uncover the truth behind the mystery and learn how the belief in these creatures has shaped our history and culture.

You're touring Cryptids Across the Atlas with Cody & Elaine Johnston

Cryptids Across the Atlas Cryptids Across the Atlas

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Your weekly tour into obscure Cryptids: both the legends & facts, presented as a narrative story. Join us every week as we uncover the truth behind the mystery and learn how the belief in these creatures has shaped our history and culture.

You're touring Cryptids Across the Atlas with Cody & Elaine Johnston

    Gumberoo: Oregon’s Largest Grizzly Bear or Peculiar Bearded Foe?

    Gumberoo: Oregon’s Largest Grizzly Bear or Peculiar Bearded Foe?

    The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most gorgeous views. But it might also be home to a frightening, bristly bearded entity who some believe is the main culprit for deathly forest fires.

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    To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻

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    📝 Story researched and written by:

    Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston

    🎶 Music written and performed by:

    Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

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    CHAPTERS:

    00:00 - Start

    01:02 - A rumble in the woods.

    04:32 - The sightings increase.

    05:04 - What is a Gumberoo?

    08:29 - A general Gumberoo description.

    10:17 - The Gumberoo’s weakness.

    12:48 - A confusing recap.

    14:13 - A skeptic’s perspective.

    14:56 - Similar cryptids: the Hugag

    17:14 - Similar cryptids: the HideBehind

    20:14 - Preview for next episode.

    21:35 - Bloopers & Outtakes

    • 22 min
    Tsukumogami: Japanese Spirits that Bring Everyday Objects to Life

    Tsukumogami: Japanese Spirits that Bring Everyday Objects to Life

    What if Toy Story was real? What if inanimate objects took on a life of their own when we're not looking? Well, according to Japanese lore, this might just be the case.  

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    All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas  

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    To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻  

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    Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA  

    Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L  

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    📝 Story researched and written by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com  

    🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

    • 11 min
    Pressie: A Lake Superior Monster or Copper Loving, Ojibwe Mishipeshu?

    Pressie: A Lake Superior Monster or Copper Loving, Ojibwe Mishipeshu?

    Lake Superior is known for its mysterious, vast waters. But did you know Lake Superior is also said to be home to a mythical aquatic beast that lives deep within the underwater caverns? In this episode, we learn of one diver’s terrorizing encounter that sounds less like an underwater excursion and more like a late-night bar brawl.

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    To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻

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    📝 Story researched and written by:

    Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

    🎶 Music written and performed by:

    Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

    • 27 min
    Dobhar-Chú: The Dark History Behind Ireland’s Infamous King of Otters

    Dobhar-Chú: The Dark History Behind Ireland’s Infamous King of Otters

    Have you heard of the “King of Otters” from Northwestern Ireland? Legend has it, this otter isn’t your average adorable river rat that juggles rocks and links arms with its mate while floating down the river. No, this otter is said to be the downfall of a few local residents.

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    All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas

    Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com 

    To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻

    🎙Podcast Links:

    Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA

    Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L

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    For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻

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    TikTok 👉🏻 https://www.tiktok.com/@thecryptidatlas?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc

    📝 Story researched and written by:

    Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston

    🎶 Music written and performed by:

    Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

    • 12 min
    Fouke Monster: Arkansas' Most Notorious Bigfoot or Wild Campfire Story

    Fouke Monster: Arkansas' Most Notorious Bigfoot or Wild Campfire Story

    As we journey down south, keep your eyes peeled as we might just run into Arkansas’ most legendary cryptid of all. But be warned, this swampy, southern Sasquatch isn’t your run-of-the-mill Bigfoot encounter story.  

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    To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻  

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    For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻  

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    📝 Story researched and written by: Elaine Johnston 👉🏻 https://drum.io/elainejohnston 

    🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

    • 28 min
    Moa: The Madness Surrounding New Zealand’s Modern, Flightless Fossil

    Moa: The Madness Surrounding New Zealand’s Modern, Flightless Fossil

    As we make our way to New Zealand, we might just find the giant, feathered fossil that's said to be back from the grave and stalking the mountains of the southern Island.  

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    All links 👉🏻 https://drum.io/thecryptidatlas 

    Interactive Cryptid Map 👉🏻 https://thecryptidatlas.com 

    To listen or watch our weekly episodes, check out “Cryptids Across the Atlas,” available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else you get your podcast! (Links below)👇🏻  

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    Youtube 👉🏻 https://youtube.com/channel/UC_jNAyvRZWNGupX17-K3iVA 

    Spotify 👉🏻 https://open.spotify.com/show/5gtFwX6OPYYxoFPxCsBS1L 

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    For daily cryptid content, you can follow us on Instagram and TikTok! (Links below) 👇🏻  

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    📝 Story researched and written by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com 

    🎶 Music written and performed by: Cody Johnston 👉🏻 https://links.brailleatlas.com

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Morrigu ,

Perfect podcast

A very professional podcast about cryptids, some of which I’ve never knew existed. These are short stories that are beautifully told. Highly recommended.

Jra4776 ,

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Great Podcast! I just found you & im so glad I did. Fascinating stuff & I love the way you present it. Definitely recommend!

Shane2927 ,

So much fun!

Found this first on YouTube… I love that they have the option to listen or watch. Great fun, and has good information. They look at all sides of the story, so it’s interesting no matter where you fall on the scale of belief!

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