I Know What Numbers Are

December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 am

In an astonishing display of mathematic prowess, we are talking NUMEROLOGY this week! Get the basics on this pseudo-science that grounds every event and personality trait in a number, then take a deep dive into what our numbers say about us. Also don't miss our spoiler free thoughts on Knives Out (spoilers: we loved it), a listener story about a possible cult site, and a weird man who sits in a tree near us.

 

Calculate your name numerology: https://numerology.astro-seek.com/name-numerology-online-calculator

 

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Our Thanks to the Cranberry Bog Man

November 26, 2019 @ 6:00 am

It's American Thanksgiving week, so come get an overview of some spooky traditions and lore surrounding food like cranberries and cakes! Also get tips for how to reconcile Thanksgiving's terrible history with the general concept of being grateful for family and friends...then close it out with some truly terrible Thanksgiving horror stories, including a ghost screaming at a train, turkeys left on the floor, and more. Happy week!

 

 

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Honk Honk Witch

November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Hold on tight for a speedy introduction to Wicca! Test your knowledge of animal companions with the game Sounds Familiar then take a look at the history of Wicca and common misconceptions of Wiccans. And don't miss a Snacket update, a listener story about a spooky lighthouse, and more!

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Large Stripey Bad Boy Incident

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 am

What's that light off in the distance? Why, it's a spooky lighthouse, the subject of this week's episode! Hear the horrifying corpse misadventure of the Smalls Lighthouse Incident that inspired multiple films, including 2019's The Lighthouse. Then meet the ghosts of the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse in Florida and the Big Bay Point Light in Michigan. With pirates, sexy Scottish ghosts, and Willem Dafoe's arguably most unique feature, you don't want to miss it!

 

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100th Episode: So Extra, So Expo

November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 am

WE HIT 100 FULL SIZED PODCAST EPISODES 🎉 To celebrate, we checked out the World Oddities Expo and stayed in the infamous Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Hear about our holiday shopping/treating ourselves haul (from cute badges to jackalopes to getting to hold the tiniest pup) before we recap our ghostly encounter in the hotel room with Mister E, possibly murdered and run out of business by the mob. We've also got some goodies from listeners and friends, including the most excellent witchy cackle and an original short story by Augie Peterson. Finally, hear what possibly ghostly holiday movie has captured Courtney's attention. Thank you for spending 100 episodes with us, and here's to 100 more!

Shoutouts to some of the rad vendors at the WOE: Tin Ink Studio, Brit Austin Illustration, Reimagined Empire, Suffragette City Vintage, Jekyll and Hyde Jewelry, Lenore & Company, Pinups for Pitbulls, Watch Me Craft, Roadside Linen Arts, Red Hot Gals Boutique, Coble Taxidermy Emporium, and Zooguu Faux Taxidermy

 

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Ghosts Are Not the Move

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Happy (almost) Halloween! We talk the appeal of ghost stories with help from the AV Club, wax poetic about the subreddit ghoststories, and the persistence of creepypasta. Then we swap some stories about Alcatraz, the Tailypo in West Virginia, and romantic mishaps with a suddenly shy ghost called Karen.

 

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Boo-tine

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Happy belated Canadian Thanksgiving! We're celebrating our neighbors up north with an episode on Canadian spoop. With tales of Shaq-sized beavers, poltergeists who throw bullets, hags who cause sleep paralysis, and a cookie with a sordid past, you'll want to grab some maple cookies and settle in for a great time.

 

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Llamagnetism

October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Courtney is back from New Orleans! Hear all about the ghosts and spooky history of the Big Easy from the above ground burial traditions to streets owned by boss ladies who don't take kindly to fathers-in-law attempting their murder. Meet a handsy ghost via dowsing rod, learn some of the horrors perpetrated by Delphine LaLaurie, and close it out with our favorite voodoo queen Marie Laveau. And wish Sasha a happy birthday!

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Libros

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 am

It's officially the birthday season for your favorite Spoop hosts, so we're talking all things ZODIAC (except the killer). Get the deets on what it means to be a Libra sun sign Aquarius ascending like us, some of the history behind the western zodiac, and the folklore behind the animal-centric eastern zodiac. Also learn why Courtney's only birthday crisis was her love of Hozier and our birthday goal of loving ourselves as much as Lizzo wants us to.

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I Like Big Pumpkins and I Cannot Lie

October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Do you know the spooky meaning behind common symbols of autumn and Halloween? Get the deets this week! Warm up with the game Is That a Pie I Spell? before diving into the hidden meanings of pumpkins and gourds, witches, bats, apples, and more.

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