Ep 89: Black Eyed Kids Part 3


“Perhaps we shall never discover what the black eyed children truly are or what they represent, but by all appearances, they are here to stay.”

– Author David Weatherly, from his book, "The Black Eyed Children"
LOCATION: Near the old Westwood Twin Theater at 3440 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79603, where journalist Brian Bethel was in a nearby parking lot and encountered two "Black Eyed Kids."


Whether you choose to think of Black Eyed Kids as demonic entities or just unaccompanied children out by themselves late at night with full-sclera Contacts trying to scare people, one thing our research and the research of those who have written extensively on the subject has concluded, this is not just an internet hoax, no matter what you keep telling yourself.  Perhaps the only proof of their authenticity is also something that is unquantifiable: a deep down, primal fear upon meeting them that is so profound it is unrelatable and incomprehensible to those who have not experienced it.  In other words, when the real thing comes for you, you'll know.  Maybe, in the end, you don't believe any of the accounts of these encounters, or you choose to believe it's simply a misidentification leading to an exaggeration of unease.  That's fine.  Whatever you need to tell yourself to get to sleep.  But maybe one day you'll hear that late-night knock at your own door, and you'll wonder just what kind of evil awaits you on the other side.


Suggested Listening:

If you like the topics we cover, then you're going to love Dan Cummins' Timesuck Podcast!  Dan approaches these subjects with the same zeal for research and analysis that we do, but with his own unique perspective.  He's also a touring standup comic, so he brings a bit of comedy to his inisghts, but also some adult language, so be forewarned!  The Timesuck Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, various podcast apps, or wherever you get your podcasts.  And then check out his website, http://timesuckpodcast.com/ for all of his episodes, plus his touring schedule.


Related Books:

The Black Eyed Children
By David Weatherly
Strange Intruders
By David Weatherly

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Episode 89: Black Eyed Kids Part 3.  Produced by Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess; Audio Editing by Sarah Vorhees; Ryan McCullough Sound Design; Research Assistance by Tess Pfeifle and the astonishing League of Astonishing Researchers, a.k.a. The Astonishing Research Corps, or "A.R.C." for short. Copyright 2017 Astonishing Legends Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.