The Moonlit Road Podcast
Ghost stories, folktales, myths and legends from the dark backroads of the American South, told by the region's best storytellers. Original short stories and classic campfire tales. Website: http://themoonlitroad.com

Georgia folktale and creature story of two young girls who ignore their Grandma's warning about the monster of the "Gongetcha Woods." Written and told by Veroncia Byrd.  Directed by Craig Dominey, recorded and soundscaped by Henry Howard.

Direct download: TMRP_41_121912.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 1:46am EDT

TMR Podcast: Episode #40 - The Meanest Man

Georgia folktale about a man meaner than the Devil himself, and where Spanish Moss comes from. Adapted from folklore by Babs Bagriansky.  Directed by Craig Dominey, soundscaped by Henry Howard.

Direct download: TMRP_40_120412.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 7:28pm EDT

Civil War ghost story of a Georgia plantation haunted by a broken heart. Adapted from folklore and told by Sherry Norfolk.  

Direct download: TMRP_39_111112.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 5:53pm EDT

Why do some people hear the eerie rattle of chains drifting from a St. Simons Island marsh at night?  Find out in this inspiring, African-American ghost story from the Georgia coast.  Written by Craig Dominey, told by Evelyn McCray.

Direct download: TMRP_38_101412.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Ghost story behind the famous "Flaming Tomb," a haunted crypt that reguarly draws ghost hunters to New Orleans' Metairie Cemetery. Written by Craig Dominey, told by Cathy Kaemerlen.  Recorded by Henry Howard at Audiocraft, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Direct download: TMRP_37_100112.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

TMR Podcast: Episode #36 - How Brer Coon Gets His Meat

Classic Uncle Remus trickster tale written by Joel Chandler Harris, with Brer Rabbit and a hungry Brer Coon trying to outsmart a group of sly bullfrogs.  Told by Akbar Imhotep, one of the official storytellers at Joel Chandler Harris' home, The Wren's Nest, in Atlanta, Georgia

Direct download: TMRP_36_091812.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 7:37pm EDT

Louisiana ghost story of a traveling preacher and his new wife who spend the night in a haunted house, and learn that marriage can be even more terrifying than ghosts!  Written by Craig Dominey, told by Babs Bagriasnky.

Direct download: TMRP_35_080112.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 6:18pm EDT

Cajun ghost story From famed Cajun storyteller JJ Reneaux about a miserly father whose cruelty to his only daughter comes back to haunt him during a Gulf storm.  Written and told by J.J. Reneaux, courtesy of August House Publishers.  Used by permission.

Direct download: TMRP_34_052212.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 1:20pm EDT

Ghost story of a Civil War relic hunter who stumbles across a haunted Georgia battlefield, once the site of unspeakable horror.  Written by Craig Dominey, told by John Gentile, as featured on The Moonlit Road.com. 

Direct download: TMRP_33_080112.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

TMR Podcast: Episode #32 - The Coughing Dog

Terrifying urban legend of a single woman who wonders why her guard dog starts acting so strangely.  Collected and Adapted by Craig Dominey.  Told by Thomas E. Fuller.  Recorded by Henry Howard.

Direct download: TMRP_32_030512.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 7:42pm EDT