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Demystified | Cold and Hungry
If it’s a historical mystery, it’s going under the microscope.
Ashleigh Stiles
Published 05 February 2020
Demystified by Ashleigh Stiles

Ghost ships, lost cities, unsolved crimes and mysteries, ancient mythology, dissapeared explorers - if it’s a historical mystery, it’s going under the microscope.

History has always been fascinating, but more fascinating than what we know is what we don’t; in this podcast Ashleigh Stiles looks into famous and obscure episodes of folklore, unexplained circumstances, and unsolved mysteries from around the world and throughout time.

Taking a modern lens to these ancient puzzles, she uses all the evidence and findings to try and piece together what really happened, or as close a picture as we can get, to both entertain the listener, and inspire interest in these lesser-known chapters of the human experience. So sit back and listen along, and join us in pondering the great unsolved questions of history.

EPISODE 15: COLD AND HUNGRY

The winds whip down from the north, biting at the edge of the small cabin. An emaciated man sits at a table, the lone candle flickering.

In the darkness, his stomach starts to growl. And in his mind, a demon starts to take hold. Or so they say - to some, it’s madness; to others however, the hunger isn’t just a metaphorical monster, it’s a literal one. And what happens when that age-old monster comes face-to-face with the modern world? Some hungers can never be satisfied...

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