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Tales of our world's most unusual events, odd objects, and obscurities.

Obscurities Narrative.fm

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    • 4.8 • 23 Ratings

Tales of our world's most unusual events, odd objects, and obscurities.

    The Chilling Mysteries of Poveglia Island

    The Chilling Mysteries of Poveglia Island

    Poveglia Island has witnessed centuries of turmoil and death, from its days as a quarantine station during the plague to its time as a mental asylum. Stories of restless spirits, eerie whispers, and shadowy figures have turned Poveglia into a place of fear and fascination. Join us as we delve into the island's harrowing past, exploring the chilling tales of those who suffered and perished there. 

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    • 8 min
    The Kennedy Ife Exorcism: Unveiling the Truth Behind a Haunting

    The Kennedy Ife Exorcism: Unveiling the Truth Behind a Haunting

    Join us on a chilling journey into the depths of the paranormal as we uncover the harrowing tale of the Kennedy Ife Exorcism. In this episode, we delve into the mysterious events that unfolded in the small town of Enfield, London where a family was plagued by inexplicable occurrences.

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    • 7 min
    Unveiling The Mystery: The Belmez Faces Phenomenon

    Unveiling The Mystery: The Belmez Faces Phenomenon

    Join us for a spine-tingling episode of Obscurities as we delve into the enigmatic world of the Belmez Faces phenomenon. These mysterious images, known as the "Faces of Belmez," emerged on the floor of a Spanish home in the 1970s, captivating the world with their eerie appearance and sparking intense speculation about their origins.

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    • 9 min
    Whispers from the Shadows: Exploring the Villisca Axe Murder House

    Whispers from the Shadows: Exploring the Villisca Axe Murder House

    Join us as we delve into the haunting history of this seemingly innocuous Iowa home, which became the scene of one of the most brutal and unsolved crimes in U.S. history. On a fateful night in 1912, the Moore family and two young houseguests were savagely murdered in their beds, victims of a mysterious assailant who left no clues behind. Over a century later, the Villisca Axe Murder House remains shrouded in eerie silence, its walls echoing with the whispers of the past.

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    • 10 min
    A Castle in the Wild: Fairmont Banff's Haunted Past

    A Castle in the Wild: Fairmont Banff's Haunted Past

    In this episode of Obscurities, we uncover the fascinating history behind the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, exploring the legends of ghostly apparitions that haunt its corridors and the unsolved mysteries that linger in the mountain air. From its opulent origins as a haven for the elite to its role in wartime espionage, this luxurious retreat has a narrative as captivating as the landscape that cradles it.

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    • 7 min
    Murderous Duo Trading Card

    Murderous Duo Trading Card

    Basketball cards have been around for over 100 years, even prior to the inception of the National Basketball Association (NBA.) It was not until the 1980s however, until they really began to take off and create that similar trading frenzy that baseball cards had. With now-legendary players like Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller, Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, and of course Michael Jordan entering the NBA, fanship was on an upward trajectory. You may be wondering how this ties into this podcast however that covers the more dark and obscure parts of our culture. Well, unknown to anyone at the time, a certain basketball card released by NBA Hoops during the 1990-1991 season captured two murderers sitting courtside prior to their arrest, but after the time of the actual killings committed.

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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Salander123 ,

Spooky

I love this podcast. The topics are diverse and remind me of the old episodes of In Search Of, hosted by Leonard Nimoy. No final answers are given to the mysteries herein but tantalizing theories. And by the way, the presenter Debbie Rochon is excellent!

jabrown16 ,

Excellent Spooky podcast!!

What a fantastic podcast!! Enjoy these stories a ton!! Yeah woman!! :)

FULCI LIV3S ,

I’m hooked

I can’t get enough of this podcast. So we’ll written and professionally made. Debbie Rochon is the perfect host and has me coming back for multiple listens. I’ve already recommended it to everyone I know.

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