Sinisterhood is a weekly podcast that brings you all things spooky in cults, crimes, and creeps.
Episode 32: The Branch Davidians
A charismatic leader, a devoted group of followers, and the largest military group ever gathered against civilians. The siege at Waco brought an end to David Koresh's reign. Was he a persecuted Messiah or an apocalyptic madman brought to justice by the government?
Episode 31: Mothman
A man-sized bird creature that stands 6 feet tall, has a wingspan of 15 feet, and ominous glowing red eyes. There have been many speculations as to Mothman's origins since he was first spotted in Point Pleasant, West Virginia in 1966. Some believe he is an alien creature or a government experiment gone wrong. Skeptics dismiss the phenomena saying Mothman sightings are really just sightings of a Sandhill Crane or an elaborate teenage prank. So what exactly is Mothman? And more importantly, does he visit cities and towns to warn them of impending danger or is his presence what causes the tragedies?
Episode 30: The Death of JonBenet Ramsey - Part 2
JonBenét Ramsey's brutal murder captivated a nation. At the time, the family hired an army of lawyers and refused to talk to police. Did they have something to hide, someone to protect, or were they simply taking precautions against an overzealous police force bent on framing them? Suspects have cropped up, but DNA evidence, behavioral analysis, and expert testimony all provide conflicting theories. Through all the theories, one goal emerges - justice for an innocent girl slain on Christmas.
Episode 29: The Death of JonBenet Ramsey - Part 1
On Dec. 26, 1996 the brutal murder of six year old beauty pageant queen JonBenet Ramsey shocked the world. 22 years later and this case remains unsolved. What happened that fateful morning at the Ramsey's lavish Colorado home? Does the 911 call reveal more than intended? Who really wrote the lengthy and suspicious ransom note. There are a lot of unanswered questions, but one thing is for certain. The police did everything wrong from the word "go."
Episode 28: Krampus
For many children the holiday season is about twinkling lights, hanging their stockings by the fire with care, and leaving cookies and milk out for good ol' Saint Nick. But for those that find themselves on the naughty list Christmas can be a season of pure terror. Krampus is coming to town and he's armed with a bundle of ruten for swatting little legs and a big ol' sack for kidnapping kids and taking them straight to hell. Gruss Vom Krampus!
Episode 27: Area 51
For decades the mystery that has shrouded Area 51 has led to some of the most bizarre conspiracy theories out there. Is it where the remnants of a possible crashed alien spacecraft from Roswell, New Mexico being housed? Has the government mastered time travel in an underground lair? Is there really an invisible runway that can only be detected when sprayed with water? Hundreds of eyewitnesses claim to have seen UFO's flying in the airspace above the military base. But were those just black project spy planes? Or is the truth really out there and can be found in the Nevada desert?