Texas, Slang for Crazy Podcast

The Beer Guzzling Goat Mayor

In Lajitas, Texas, three generations of goat mayors kept the peace. Resources: https://www.houstoniamag.com/travel-and-outdoors/2013/11/west-texas-tour-november-2013 https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/lajitas-tx https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/2227 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/alcoholic-goatmayor-is-castrated-by-cowboy-174572.html https://www.smh.com.au/world/drinker-on-trial-after-mayor-got-his-goat-20020810-gdfj49.html

Aleister Crowley and the Austin Connection

“The Most Wicked Man on Earth” ended up with a huge collection of documents in an Austin insitution. Resources: https://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/fasearch/findingAid.cfm?eadid=00144 https://houston.culturemap.com/news/travel/02-23-14-strange-and-wonderful-treasures-with-magical-powers-can-be-found-at-austin-research-center/#slide=0 https://documents.pub/document/aleister-crowley-university-of-texas-at-austin-biographical-sketch-aleister-crowley.html https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/keasbey-lindley-miller

The Lake Worth Monster

In 1969, something with fur and scales attacked couples at a lover’s lane in Lake Worth. Resources: youtube.com/watch?v=kdYYmHZEenw

The Lady of White Rock Lake

To some, she’s the Lady of the Lake. To others she’s a mysterious, albeit wet, woman in white. Regardless, she is a fascinating ghost story for those up near Dallas. Resources: https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/diving-into-a-dallas-ghost-story-is-white-rock-lake-actually-haunted/287-556820302 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/91701121/hallie-enid-gaston https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/diving-into-a-dallas-ghost-story-is-white-rock-lake-actually-haunted/287-556820302 gendisasters.com/texas/22101/dallas-tx-three-youths-drown-in-white-rock-lake-may-1929 https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/diving-into-a-dallas-ghost-story-is-white-rock-lake-actually-haunted/287-556820302 https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2017/10/17/flashback-girl-of-white-rock-lake-spooked-residents-in-1964/ https://www.dallasparks.org/235/White-Rock-Lake http://www.watermelon-kid.com/places/wrl/lore/ghost.htm


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