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The Witch Hunt Podcast is a podcast about the history of scapegoating.  Host/ creator Nancy Mades-Byrd takes you through the Salem Witch Trials in season one, to the Satanic Panic of the 1970's and 80's in the upcoming season two.  Witch Hunt is available on most podcast apps.

Nov 26, 2017

How the enormously popular role-playing board game "Dungeons and Dragons" became a target during the satanic panic. Featuring Nathan Lloyd, host of the Historical Blindness podcast.

The Epic, by Boom Audio


Heartfelt, by Royalty Free Music Club

Nov 12, 2017

We look at memory - real, repressed, and invented and its impact on the Satanic Panic.  Featuring expert Elizabeth Loftus.

Episode Music:

The Way the World Ends, by Lucas King


Amelie, by Royalty Free Music Lab

Oct 29, 2017

We reveal how medical experts got it wrong.  Warning: adult content.

Episode Music:

Melancholy, by Lucas King


Levantara`n el vuelo (Piano Solo) by Circus Marcus

Oct 17, 2017

Retired police detective Duane Gonyon sheds light on how the Satanic Panic got out of control.

Episode Music:

Whisper, by Lucas King


Seeker, by Kai Engel

Oct 1, 2017

The story behind the most famous case of satanic ritual child abuse that never happened. Featuring RetroReport Producer Barbara Drury.

Episode Music: 

You Promise, by Alex Mason & The Minor Emotion