Cryptids Decrypted

A History of the Mystery - The Jersey Devil

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By Ashton Macaulay
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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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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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Inter-Dimensional Creatures of the Deep - David George Gordon Interview
For episode 9 of Cryptids Decrypted, we're talking with our first guest, David George Gordon, again! This time, we're getting into lake/sea monsters and the possibility of inter-dimensional cryptids. If you want to listen to David's first episode, you can check it out here.  For more info on the audio drama A Man of the Mountain, check out the first two episodes here: https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain. New episodes launch for free every two weeks, we just ask that if you like them, share them! If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
49:03
December 4, 2019
A Man of the Mountain - Trailer
Hi All, no new episode this week, but here's why! I've been working on an audio drama surrounding a man who desperately wants to keep the Bigfoot legend alive, and the tabloid reporter trying to stop him. It's a prequel to my first book, but that doesn't mean you need to read the book to enjoy it. First two episodes are up now and all future episodes will be free as well: https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Link to raw David George Gordon Sea Monster Interview: https://youtu.be/OF6RdTRmzEQ
03:01
November 26, 2019
A History of the Mystery - The Jersey Devil
Together, Ashton Macaulay, Tyler Mitchell and John Ceccareli break down the history of the wild Jersey Devil myth. You might ask yourself: Who are these dudes and what gives them the right? Well, the answer is, they have microphones and access to a high speed internet connection, which passes for expertise these days. Hope you enjoy the episode, be sure to rate and subscribe! For more info on the audio drama A Man of the Mountain, check out the trailers here: https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
48:33
November 13, 2019
Writing the Book on the Jersey Devil - Dr. Brian Regal Interview
In this episode of Cryptids Decrypted, Ashton Macaulay interviews Dr. Brian Regal, an expert in the origins of the Jersey Devil myth. Dr. Regal has written two books about cryptids and the people who study them, and is a Science History professor at Kean University. Together, Ashton and Dr. Regal dive into the origins of the Jersey Devil myth and what has made it stick in the minds of the public for so long. For more information on Dr. Regal, you can check out his website. If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
47:58
October 30, 2019
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.  If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
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. If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
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 want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
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.  If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
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. If you want to support the pod, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
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, share, subscribe and rate us and if you want to learn more about Ashton's writing, check out https://macashton.com/ and follow him on twitter (@RealMacAshton). Check out my latest project, A Man of the Mountain, the story of a man who goes too far to protect the Bigfoot legend and the tabloid reporter hell bent on stopping him! IT'S FREE https://anchor.fm/man-of-the-mountain Credit for our excellent intro music goes to: Song: Strange Indeed Variation A Composer: Felipe Adorno Vassao (ABRAMUS) Content Provider: LynneMusic Publisher: Lynne Publishing (PRS)
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. 
02:17
July 17, 2019
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