Down Home Fear with Hunter Keegan

Lost Dot Press

Since 2016 Down Home Fear has taken listeners on a journey to the dark side of the Southern United States. Serial killers, urban legends, local curiosities, and more! Produced by Hunter Keegan.

All Episodes

Hunter Keegan explores one of the darkest stories covered on DHF so far: The senseless murder of an aspiring school teacher. Warning: This episode contains disturbing content. Website: hhkeegan.com Facebook Group: Down Home Fear Podcast Twitter: @hhkeegan + @downhomefear

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Nov 2020

20 min 48 sec

Keegan discusses the tragic and terrifying story of the Jonesboro School Shooting (Arkansas, 1998) and a bizarre 1997 story of a family in Georgia who conspired to murder their abusive grandfather. Twitter: @HHKeegan Facebook: Down Home Fear Podcast Website: HHKeegan.com Down Home Fear is a Lost Dot Press production.

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Nov 2020

33 min 24 sec

Keegan discusses the bizarre case of a woman who tried to place a hit on her own husband and a rare example of a mummy found in the Southern United States. Dalia Dippolito Sting Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym2W8gU5XFA Twitter: @HHKeegan Facebook Group: Down Home Fear Podcast Website: hhkeegan.com

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Nov 2020

25 min 3 sec

Keegan discusses a recent case of arson in Louisiana, and an urban legend from Southern Texas. This episode features a brief clip of the song "A Fine Day To Die" by Bathory. All other music is by Last Known Images. Twitter: @hhkeegan Facebook Group: Down Home Fear Podcast Website: hhkeegan.com

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Nov 2020

17 min 20 sec

Keegan discusses the story of The Jennings 8, a series of unexplained murders in rural Louisiana during the early 2000s. Twitter: @HHKeegan , @DownHomeFear Facebook: Down Home Fear Podcast Website: www.hhkeegan.com

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Jun 2020

36 min 43 sec

Hunter Keegan regales Amy with true tales of top secret biological weapons testing in the Southern United States. Facebook: Down Home Fear Podcast Twitter: @hhkeegan / @downhomefear

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May 2020

1 hr 9 min

Keegan revisits the tragic story of Susan Smith, who drowned her two young children. The murder of Bob McClancy, who died at the hands of his wife and "best friend" is also discussed. The episode concludes with a DHF story pulled from the archives, the infamous case of Darlie Routier -- a mother convicted of stabbing her two children to death.

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Apr 2020

1 hr 26 min

Hunter Keegan is joined by returning guest host, Amy, for the 28th installment of DHF. Hunter discusses a hate crime in Georgia, Amy discusses a bizarre story of legendary treasure in Virginia. This episode features an excerpt from the song, "Strange Fruit" performed by Billie Holiday. All other music composed and performed by Last Known Images. Facebook: Down Home Fear Podcast Website: hhkeegan.com Twitter: @hhkeegan

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Apr 2020

1 hr 10 min

Extensive networks of twisting caverns span the earth beneath the Southern United States. DHF Episode 27 discusses several different caving accidents, deaths, and legends from the South.

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Mar 2020

27 min 31 sec

DHF Episode 26. The stories of The Wolf Girl of Devil's River and The Kentucky Cannibal Boon Helm. Produced by Hunter Keegan. hhkeegan.com

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Mar 2020

20 min 4 sec

The DHF scourge continues as we delve into deadly historical pandemics and a strange woman who refused to stop infecting people. Produced by Hunter Keegan (hhkeegan.com) Soundtrack by Last Known Images(lastknownimages.bandcamp.com/)

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Mar 2020

15 min 41 sec

DHF rises again with modern stories of UFO sightings in the Southern United States. Produced by Hunter Keegan (hhkeegan.com) Soundtrack by Last Known Images(lastknownimages.bandcamp.com/)

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Mar 2020

23 min 49 sec

DHF returns from beyond the podcast grave with stories of infamous ghost ships from the Southern United States. Produced by Hunter Keegan (hhkeegan.com) Soundtrack by Last Known Images(lastknownimages.bandcamp.com/)

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Feb 2020

26 min 48 sec

In the second part of the special SOUTHERN HORROR series Vivian tells the creepy tale of the New Orleans "Casket Girls" and Keegan tells the story of a horrifying Alabama local legend, "Huggin' Molly."

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Sep 2017

1 hr 4 min

Keegan is joined by Amy and Vivian for Part I of a special haunted episode of DHF. Stories include Tennessee classic, The Bell Witch (told by Amy), and Northern Virginia cult favorite, The Bunnyman Bridge (told by Keegan).

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Sep 2017

42 min

H. H. Keegan recounts the legendary tale of Two Toed Tom, a monstrously large Alligator that is said to have once terrorized people along the Florida-Alabama border in the early-mid 1900s. Facebook: Down Home Fear Podcast Twitter: @downhomefear email: downhomefear@gmail.com

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Aug 2017

20 min 8 sec

Keegan discusses the horrific crimes of Oba Chandler, a career criminal who preyed on women in southern Florida throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. One of the darkest stories DHF has covered. Facebook group: Down Home Fear Podcast Twitter: @DownHomeFear Website: www.downhomefear.com Email: downhomefear@gmail.com Created by H. H. Keegan (c.) Down Home Fear, 2017

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Aug 2017

34 min 12 sec

Keegan returns after his summer hiatus with a terrifying new story. Derrick Todd Lee was a serial killer active in Baton Rouge, LA throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s. He has been confirmed to have killed at least 7 women. Warning: This story contains descriptions of sexual violence. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING. Remember to join the Facebook Group, follow Keegan on twitter, and check out www.downhomefear.com for bonus content. Email: downhomefear@gmail.com (c.) Down Home Fear 2017

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Aug 2017

23 min 29 sec

Keegan gives an overview of the horrific history of Waverly Hills Sanatorium -- an infamous tuberculosis ward on the outskirts of Louisville, KY where thousands of people lost their lives. email: downhomefear@gmail.com Twitter: @downhomefear Facebook: Down Home Fear Podcast Support DHF! Visit www.downhomefear.com THANKS FOR LISTENING! (c.) Down Home Fear 2017

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Apr 2017

23 min 6 sec

Nicholas Barclay disappeared from San Antonio, TX in 1994 ... Three years later his family received a call saying that he'd be found... In Spain? Keegan revisits this story and explains how serial imposter Frederic Bourdin managed to snake his way into the lives of Nicholas Barclay's family. Remember... Join the Facebook Group! ("Down Home Fear Podcast") Twitter: @DownHomeFear Email: downhomefear@gmail.com Thank you for listening! Down Home Fear (c.) 2017

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Mar 2017

30 min 25 sec

A flamboyant funeral director who befriended an ornery old widow (who happened to be the richest woman in town)? Join Keegan as he examines the events that drove famously friendly Bernie Tiede to murder Marjorie Nugent with a .22 caliber rifle ... and then hide her body in a freezer for 9 months. Twitter: @downhomefear Facebook group: "Down Home Fear Podcast" Email: downhomefear@gmail.com Website: www.downhomefear.com Down Home Fear is hosted and produced by H. H. Keegan. (c.) Down Home Fear, 2017

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Mar 2017

35 min 2 sec

Keegan revisits a story from one of the "lost episodes" ... Aileen Wuornos... The infamous female serial killer who used to lurk around truck stops and seedy motels near Daytona Beach, FL. Disturbing Content Warning: This episode contains graphic descriptions of sexual violence. Join the DHF group on facebook! Follow on twitter @downhomefear Check out the website for more info about the stories AND TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST! www.downhomefear.com Story ideas? Email Keegan at downhomefear@gmail.com THANKS FOR LISTENING! (c.) Down Home Fear 2017

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Feb 2017

35 min 18 sec

The final part of DHF's series on Casey and Caylee Anthony. This episode provides a broad-level overview of Casey's trial held between May and July of 2011. It also discusses where the various people involved in this tragic story are today. Check out the DHF group on Facebook (search "Down Home Fear Podcast" under "Groups") to join in on the conversation. Twitter: @DownHomeFear Website: www.downhomefear.com Thank you for listening! (c.) Down Home Fear, 2017

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Feb 2017

41 min 35 sec

Join Keegan for Part 2 of the DHF series on Casey and Caylee Anthony. The main topic for this installment is the discovery of Caylee's skeletal remains in the swampy area behind the Anthony's home on Suburban Drive. Visit www.downhomefear.com for supplemental information. Be sure to check out the *Support The Show* section if you're interested in making a donation to keep the podcast running. Twitter: @DownHomeFear Facebook Group: "Down Home Fear Podcast" Email: downhomefear@gmail.com (c.) Down Home Fear 2017

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Jan 2017

1 hr

Keegan presents Part 1 of a series on the suspicious death of Caylee Anthony, and the investigation and trial of her mother, Casey Anthony. This was arguably the most high profile case of the 2000's. Part 1 covers everything from Caylee's disappearance in June 2008 to mid-August of 2008. NEW! If you enjoy the show and would like to help keep it running, please consider making a donation to the DHF Patreon Page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4755808 Twitter: @DownHomeFear Facebook Group: Down Home Fear Podcast Email: downhomefear@gmail.com Website: www.downhomefear.com THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! (c.) Down Home Fear, 2017

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Jan 2017

1 hr 13 min

Keegan is joined for a third time by Amy... and the topic of the day is CANNIBALISM. We take a look at the horrors endured by settlers of the Jamestown Colony (Jamestown, VA) during the winter of 1609-1610's "Starving Time." We also examine an obscure unsolved string of brutal murders that occurred throughout Fayette County, WV from 1962-1965. Remember to check the "Extra Materials" page on www.downhomefear.com for the list of supplemental info mentioned during the show. *** "The Starving Time" (Amy) -- Starts at 3:15 "The Mad Butcher of Fayette County" (Keegan) -- Starts at 24:44 *** Twitter: @DownHomeFear Facebook Group: "Down Home Fear Podcast" Website: www.downhomefear.com THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! (C.) H. H. Keegan 2016

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Dec 2016

1 hr 6 min

Keegan presents a brief overview of the phenomenon of sleep paralysis (mentioned during the Greenbrier Ghost story covered on DHF Episode 9). One of Keegan's friends who has experienced sleep paralysis multiple times comes on the show for an interview about the phenomenon. Keegan recounts one of his own experiences with sleep paralysis. Keegan also elaborates a bit more on how sleep paralysis may have been connected with the famous Greenbrier Ghost haunting. Follow DHF on twitter: @downhomefear Remember you can join our group on Facebook as well (search "Down Home Fear Podcast" in the Facebook Search Bar) Or you can email Keegan at downhomefear@gmail.com Credit for the episode image used on SoundCloud belongs to Gerard Van Der Leun. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! All original content (c.) H.H. Keegan 2016

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Dec 2016

31 min 27 sec

A new guest host, Ryan, joins Keegan for the second paranormal-themed episode of DHF. Topics covered include the Goatman Bridge (Denton, TX), the Greenbrier Ghost (Greenbrier County, WV), and The Honey Island Swamp Monster (Honey Island Swamp, LA). Keegan and Ryan also discuss some supposedly haunted locations they've personally visited. NEW! Follow us on Twitter: @downhomefear Remember you can join our group on Faceboook! You can also email story ideas and comments to Keegan at downhomefear@gmail.com Check out the website for bonus content: www.downhomefear.com THANKS FOR LISTENING!!!

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Dec 2016

1 hr 24 min

Keegan is joined once again by Amy for a "lighter" (and we use that term loosely) episode. They discuss Cold War-era nuclear mishaps that almost decimated the east coast as well as a young woman who sought to be anyone but herself. *** Notes regarding Treva Throneberry / Brianna Stewart *** The forum posts Amy mentioned (suspicious post is about halfway down the page): http://www.lies.com/wp/2003/09/26/the-strange-case-of-brianna-stewart-and-treva-throneberry/ The article Amy found discussing Treva's/Brianna's recent false rape accusation: http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/crime/article86659452.html *** Join the conversation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/downhomefear/ Visit the DHF website for special content: www.downhomefear.com Email DHF at downhomefear@gmail.com with story suggestions and/or comments about the show. THANKS FOR LISTENING!

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Nov 2016

1 hr 16 min

Keegan is joined by a guest host, Amy, for the seventh full length episode of DHF. Amy covers the recently exposed Todd Kohlhepp case that rocked the town of Woodruff, SC just a few weeks ago. Keegan covers the Colonial Parkway Killer, a supposed serial killer who terrorized Williamsburg, VA and the surrounding area in the mid-late 1980s. DHF Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/downhomefear/ DHF Website: www.downhomefear.com

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Nov 2016

1 hr 8 min