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Join Matt & Ben at Kraken Cove lighthouse, where the brothers shine a beacon onto weird news stories, myths, legends, and all things bizarre.

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Welcome back to Kraken Cove, and we're at Episode 61!

After a brief spot of bother involving one of Benny's aquatic amorous encounters, Benny and Matt settle in the safety of the scullery for a spot of casting. And what a selection we have!

There's a Mandela Effect missing Thunderbird photo, PornHub casting cars in a sleepy country town, two different kind of monsters and their evil coastal shenanigans, we have Saddleworth Giants and finally the place where spacecraft go to die...

All this and more, at KRAKEN COVE PODCAST!

And please, please, if you enjoy the show and listen on an Apple platform, leave a star rating and review! I know it's a cliche but it's the only way the show can rise up through the ranks. It costs nothing but helps hugely. Give a little love back to the Cove, guys!

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Welcome to Episode 60 of KRAKEN COVE PODCAST and here we are at Halloween! Unfortunately Matt has contracted the Plague ( COVID-19) so Benny is keeping him at bay with hammer, nails and the trusty Lighthouse Luger!

When the dust settles, we also settle down for a spot of casting!

We have a terrifying Dogman encounter, strange lights in a local spot of high strangeness, a lost road that briefly reopened, a chilling UFO encounter, a sinister artist, A School Haunting, Benny's own investigations and a Whitby Terror!

One of our contributors, Marty McGowan is also a film maker, so please take a look at his work. He's made a film called Mockingbird and it's on YouTube for everyone to enjoy!

Here's a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2LK2stXtlA

Happy Halloween everyone!

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Welcome to our mini Halloween Special!

In this Lite House Edition, Matt tells the tale of a very real, yet very strange  occurence in the Far East...

It's only a taster to set you on for Halloween though! The main show will be released on Sunday!

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Welcome to the third of our four Halloween episodes!

In this episode, Matt and Benny huddle around an increasingly dubious campfire and examine a whole swathe of unusal tales...

We have AFRICAN WEREHYENAS, RUSSIAN DOLL STYLE PARISATOIDS, THE WATCHER and STRANGE CORPSE DETECTORS!!!

We also have some chilling folk music. Here's links to the tracks you'll hear. If you like the music, please BUY a track. it always helps all musicians on any level. Keep creatives creating!!

The Unthanks - Died for Love

Shirley & Dolley Collins - The cruel Mother

Siobhan Miller - The Unquiet Grave

Bob Dylan - The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll

The Imagined Village - Cold Hailey Rainy Night

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Knoxville Girl

Fairport Convention - Matty Groves

Rising Apalachia - Oh Death

Frank McConnell - Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire

Christy Moore - On Morecambe Bay

Thanks for listening folks and please remember to give us a rating wherever you can. Krake Cove is still a tiny fish in a fathomless pond, so any help you can give helps immeasurably.

It's also not too late to get in touch with your strange tales for the final show!

Contact us at krakencovepodcast@gmail.com

See you soon!

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Welcome to KRAKEN COVE, episode 58, and another Halloween special!

This is a shorter show, but hopefully still a tantalising treat! Benny is out searching for ghost stories so I'm joined by a much loved friend of the show, Deep Dive Dave!

Dave researches and discusses a superb case, a chess game specially arranged between Russian grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi and Hungarian grandmaster Geza Maroczy. The twist? Geza Maroczy had been dead for 34 years!

Listen to Dave's gripping narrative of these turn of events at the podcast that ALWAYS shines a Beacon onto the Bizarre, Kraken Cove!!!!

Remember, if you have a strange story of your own, please get in touch! Send it to krakencovepodcast@gmail.com in either written or recorded form and it might get on the show and be in with a chance of winning a copy of Damnable Tales by Richard Wells!

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We're excited to begin Spooky October at Kraken Cove with some casting around the camp fire!

Join Benny and Matt as they sizzle sausages on sticks, and take a look at a sinister stabby doll behind a wall, the bizarre Tsuchinoko, The Deadliest Stretch of River in the World, The werewolves of Ireland, and finally Swift Runner, the Real Life Wendigo!

Have you got a Spooky Story of your own? Want to hear it on the show? Then get in touch!

Reach out to us on Instagram @krakencovepod on Twitter @KrakenCove or email krakencovepodcast@gmail.com

You can either write down your strange experience or even better, record a voicemail and tell us exactly what happened!! Reach out on any of the above media and you could be in with a chance of winning an amazing prize, a copy of Damnable Tales, a Folk Horror Anthology illustrated and curated by Richard Wells!

Do get involved and help us make Halloween extra spooky!

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It's our first episode going into Halloween, so we're going in easy with a classic case - the strange abduction, and reappearance, of ZIGMUND ADAMSKI!

Adamski was a Poish born coal miner from Tingley, West Yorkshire, who disappeared under strange circumstances in June 1980. His reappearance five days later was even stranger, and far more sinister...

And what of Alan Godfrey, the stalwart policeman who was first on the scene? Could his experiences possibly be any weirder?

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Over the Halloween month of October we hope to do at least one episode of true life spooky stories, and we'd like to either interview YOU or here your story on voicemail. it's dead easy! Just record your experience, and email your story to krakencovepodcast@gmail.com.

Alternatively message us on twitter @KrakenCove and let us know you've been spooked, or on Instagram @krakencovepod to get on the show! We have a special prize for the best story too!

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Welcome back to KRAKEN COVE!!

In episode 55 we look at folk who got rather too familiar with the animal kingdom ( Benny included), but more importantly we take a look at the Patterson Gimlin Bigfoot Tape, arguably both the most famous AND controversial Bigfoot film footage on the planet.  Benny thinks it's genuine, Matt is sure it's fake... LET BATTLE COMMENCE!! Either way it's a pretty fascinating subject!

Can we also say that it's nearly the Spooky Month, October, the run up to our favourite feast, HALLOWEEN!! Please get in touch with any stories, sightings or anecdotes, and our favourite story will receive a very special prize!!

You can contact us on Instagram at @krakencovepod, Twitter @KrakenCove, Facebook @Kraken Cove Podcast and email @krakencovepodcast@gmail.com.

Drop us a line!

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It's time to pop on a tin foil hat because the world has gone a bit crazy!

Yes, at Kraken Cove we're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the madness, but never fear! A bit of casting out the lighthouse light can illuminate the world a little bit.

This week we look at little people again - real, or imagined? We roll straight into the Gremlins of WWII, we cover a few Strange Deaths, we examine a lady who claims to be married to the ghost of the kiddy fiddling King of Pop, and we FINALLY examine the peculiar tale of the Niner's Quarry Thing!

So crack out the tinfoil, fashion yourself a thought-proof fedora, and listen to KRAKEN COVE!

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Ahoy hoy!

It's time for Episode 53 of KRAKEN COVE PODCAST and this week Ben and Matt land some absolute whoppers off the fair shores of Kraken Cove lighthouse.

In this episode they cover the ongoing saga of the Boscombe Bay Marine Monster, stem cells acting in very creepy ways, A Krankies vs Paul Daniels bar fight, The Soap Mummies and the strange mystery of the North American Stick Indians...

So buckle up, cast your line out and hope to catch this latest episode of KRAKEN COVE!

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