Cryptids Decrypted

Cryptids Decrypted

By Ashton Macaulay
Cryptids Decrypted is a podcast about diving into the research surrounding creatures from the fringe of reality and the people dedicated to studying them. The host, Ashton Macaulay is an expert in fictional accounts of mythical creatures and aims to examine all sides of cryptozoology from skepticism to full on believers.

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Mutual UFO Network Executive Director - Jan C Harzan Interview
In this episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay, an expert in fictional interpretations of mythological creatures, interviews Jan C. Harzan, the executive director of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). They get in to everything from nuclear engineering to Jan's own encounter with a UFO as a child. 
46:48
October 15, 2019
Roswell - A History of the Mystery
In this episode of Cryptids Decrypted Ashton Macaulay, an expert in fictional accounts of the mythological and co-host Tyler Mitchell, all-around expert, explore the history of the Roswell conspiracy.
51:43
October 3, 2019
Yeti - A History of the Mystery
In this, the fourth episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay, Tyler Mitchell, and John Ceccarelli discuss the history and origins of the yeti legend.  If you enjoy the episode, consider checking out the Patreon: Patreon.com/MacAshton Do you know someone who's had an encounter with a cryptid or is in the field of cryptozoology? We'd love to talk to them. While we are skeptics, we are genuinely interested in hearing people's stories and treat all guests with the utmost respect. If you or someone you know is interested, please send your contact info to CryptidsDecrypted@Gmail.com
48:33
September 13, 2019
WWII, Yetis, and Bigfoot - Peter Byrne Interview
In the third episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay, an expert on fictional accounts of mythical creatures, interviews Peter Byrne, a life-long cryptid hunter. Peter spent over five years searching for the yeti in the Himalayas and three decades looking for Bigfoot in the united states. This episode is a fascinating look at what it's like to dedicate one's life to the hunt for creatures that live on the fringe of reality.  Want to support the podcast and get early access to future episodes? Head over to Patreon.com/MacAshton to help out!
40:53
August 28, 2019
Bigfoot - A History of the Mystery
In the second episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay and Tyler Mitchell break down the history of the Bigfoot legend from cave paintings to modern-day grainy footage. If you like the episode, tell a friend and if possible, rate it on the platform you listen to! Thanks for listening, and enjoy. For early access to future episodes and other benefits related to Ashton's cryptid novels and short fiction, check out Patreon.com/MacAshton. 
58:37
August 7, 2019
Bigfoot Expert - David George Gordon
In the first episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay, an author and specialist in fictionalized myth, interviews David George Gordon, an expert on all things Bigfoot. This podcast aims to discuss cryptids with everyone from skeptics to true believers and understand more about what makes these creatures from the fringe of reality so fascinating. If you want to support the pod and learn more about Ashton's writing, check out Patreon.com/MacAshton. Those who become a patron at the $5 level or above get early access to new episodes before they are released.
41:48
July 26, 2019
Cryptids Decrypted - Episode 1 - Teaser
 Here's a sample from our new podcast, Cryptids Decrypted. In the first episode, I interviewed David George Gordon, renowned bug chef and expert on all things bigfoot. The full pod drops Friday, July 19th for everyone who is a patron above the $5 tier on Patreon.com/MacAshton, and July 26th for everyone else! 
02:17
July 17, 2019
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