5. La Xtabay (Yucatec Folklore)


In our fifth episode we discuss La Xtabay, a frightening demon from Yucatec folk and urban legend! We discuss the possible sources of this fascinating tale, as well as how it both conforms to and subverts popular ideas of morality. 

This episode has a TRIGGER WARNING for discussions of suicide.

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Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux.  You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.