Strange Matters Podcast
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Discussing the Bizarre, Mysterious, & Unexplained
The Toy-Box Killer
This episode discusses one of the most sadistic and cruel killers in American History. David Parker Ray, commonly known by his nickname of the Toy Box Killer, was a suspected serial killer, rapist, and torturer of women. His crimes are believed to have spanned several decades. David Parker Ray earned his notorious nickname because of the personal torture house he built, a customized truck trailer that was filled with dozens of weapons and tools used to inflict harm. This sound proof trailer, the place where he would imprison women for days and weeks at a time, was referred to by David Parker Ray as his “Toy Box.” This episode goes over the history of David Parker Ray and details of his crimes, as well as the events and investigation that would eventually bring about his downfall.
Legendary Monsters of the World
This episode of Strange Matters presents a number of legendary monsters found in various cultures and folklore from around the world. Some of these monsters date back hundreds of years, while others have more recent origins. This episode discusses the history and legacy behind these monsters, as well as some of their cultural impact on the locals. The monsters discussed within the episode includes the Aswang from the Philippines, The Orang Minyak of Malaysia, the Popobawa of Tanzania, and the Grootslang of South Africa.
Lady of the Dunes
This episode of Strange Matters presents the mystery behind the unidentified remains of a woman who is only known by her nickname, the Lady of the Dunes. This body would be found in 1974 in the sand dunes of Massachusetts, and would start an investigation that would go on for decades. Over the years there have been several different ideas and leads to go on, but unfortunately both the identities of the woman and the person responsible for her death is still a mystery to this day. This episode discusses the details of the case, as well as the possible suspects and leads in the investigation that have been covered up to this point.
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