83 episodes

Scary mysteries, creepy folklore, and supernatural events with your storytellers Michelle Newman and Edwin Covarrubias

Scary Mystery Surprise Scary FM

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 93 Ratings

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Scary mysteries, creepy folklore, and supernatural events with your storytellers Michelle Newman and Edwin Covarrubias

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Hook: The Truth Behind the Urban Legend

    The Hook: The Truth Behind the Urban Legend

    The Hook, or the Hookman, is an urban legend about a killer with a pirate-like hook for a hand attacking a couple in a parked car. We all know it. It's used to stop teens from making out. But do you know the real unsolved true crime that inspired the legend? Michelle tells us the tale.

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    Hosted by Michelle Newman and Edwin Covarrubias. Episode edited & sound designed by Sarah Vorhees Wendel of VW Sound

    • 22 min
    Whistling a Deadly Tune with El Silbón

    Whistling a Deadly Tune with El Silbón

    El Silbón (The Whistler) is a legendary figure in Colombia and Venezuela. If you hear his tune get inside quick....or he might steal your bones. Edwin tells us the tale and Michelle remembers that she can't whistle. 


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    Hosted by Michelle Newman and Edwin Covarrubias. Episode edited & sound designed by Sarah Vorhees Wendel of VW Sound

    • 20 min
    Madam Koi Koi: School Urban Legends

    Madam Koi Koi: School Urban Legends

    In Nigerian and African urban legend, Madam Koi Koi is a ghost who haunts dormitories, hallways, and toilets in boarding schools at night. Michelle shares this and two other school-based African legends to scare Edwin with his greatest fear... SCHOOL.

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    Hosted by Michelle Newman and Edwin Covarrubias. Episode edited & sound designed by Sarah Vorhees Wendel of VW Sound

    • 14 min
    A Ghost Ship Mystery

    A Ghost Ship Mystery

    In 1872, the Mary Celeste was found floating abandoned off the coast of the Azores. What could have happened? Michelle is on the case.

    • 18 min
    The Real Origins of Black Cat Superstitions

    The Real Origins of Black Cat Superstitions

    Black cats are surrounded by myths and superstitions. From a lack of expression, to their glowing eyes. But fear not! We're exposing the myths (and the truths) to get to the bottom of it.

    • 22 min
    The Strange Tale of the TikTok Doppelgänger

    The Strange Tale of the TikTok Doppelgänger

    Doppelgänger videos are blowing up on TikTok. But what is a Doppelgänger? Is it an omen of your own death? A demon? Michelle shares historical cases of the phenomenon, which include the strange tale of Émilie Sagée to President Abraham Lincoln.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

Jacqwelin ,

Scary mystery

I listen to a lot of true crime etc but these two always make me smile. I enjoy their harmony together . Great team. Seems genuine . I hope they keep it up !

AmandaK15 ,

LOVE!

My family LOVES scary mystery surprise! Edwin and Michelle are absolutely hilarious together and we look forward to listening each week. My 11 yo daughter actually discovered Edwin on her own and we have listened to every episode of his other podcasts! When we listened to SMS we instantly found a favorite! Thank you Edwin and Michelle for working so hard on all your podcasts and keeping us entertained! We truly feel like you are our besties! Hope you read this! ❤️

Gray corgi ,

I Love this

Like the host and stories very good

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