Unsupervised Ham Radio Hour

July 16, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Regress with us back to past lives this week! How can you tell if you've had a past life? Past life regression, of course! We (sorta) tried to figure out who we might have been, and are talking some interesting instances of recovered past life memories. Featuring shared stories from listeners, podfriends, and various internet people who remember everything from being a monk in Spain in the 1300s to colonizing Africa with the British Army.

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Plumber Bummer (Don’t Break the Chain)

July 9, 2019 @ 6:00 am

SEND THIS EPISODE OF SPOOP HOUR TO 7 PEOPLE or they won't get to laugh at tales from chain letters of yore! We talk classic chain letters, like the clown statue, not turning on the light, and Bye Daddy, to the newer tales of Saki, Teddy, and Carmen Winstead. From the days of paying postage to scare your friends to posting chain death in youtube comments, learn all you need to know about that which plagues your inbox.

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Dusty Old Crones

July 2, 2019 @ 6:00 am

It's time for a spoopy sleepover! Dr. Alysa Lucas of Best Forevers and Fataliteas joins us for a discussion of spooky sleepover staples. Hear the most upsetting story you'll ever know about bears with recorded voices, get to know Bloody Mary, and learn the ways we would have died in historical times. Sleep with the lights on!

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You’ve Got Ghoul

June 25, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Cast a distrusting eye at your computer: we're talking ghosts in the machine this week! Get the deets on haunted technology in pop culture, a haunted laptop that made its way to eBay, a probable creepypasta about getting messages from a loved one from beyond the grave via social media, and more. Then we get introspective about the nature of grief and bring it back up with our favorite meme this week!

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Gals Being Pals, Bros Being Hos

June 18, 2019 @ 6:00 am

We bring special ghost Mike back for a MEGA SIZED episode on LGBT spoop! Hear about two haunted gay bars, queercoding monsters and villains like the Babadook, and possibly gay cartoons. Then learn about civil rights icon and incredible gay man Bayard Rustin: his life, his love story, and what we think he'd be like as a ghost. Finally, meet the latest member of the Badass Non-Straight Ladies of History Club: Charlotte Cushman, a lesbian actress known for playing male and female roles and living the most bananas life.

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Boo-tie Catcher

June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 am

We're spooping while sleepy on this week's minisode! Hear about Sasha's haunted train toy and Courtney's mysteriously bloodstained hotel bed. Then find out our paranormal futures with a spoopy cootie catcher (aka paper fortune teller).

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Julie D’Aubigny Did Nothing Wrong

June 4, 2019 @ 6:00 am

It's a MURDER EPISODE this week! While not necessarily spoopy, both Courtney and Sasha love some true crime, so we talk two of the spoopiest cases we know: the Andrews family haunting and the Carbon Copy Murders. Then, just in time for Pride and to lift us back up, meet our new favorite bisexual swashbuckling serial stabber Julie D'Aubigny!

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Live Fast, Fry Fast

May 28, 2019 @ 6:00 am

SPONTANEOUS HUMAN COMBUSTION. Is it real? (Probably not.) Is it weird? (For sure.) Are we talking about it this week? ABSOLUTELY. We talk the science and theories behind all varieties of spontaneous human combustion before investigating the case of the Cinder Woman Mary Reeser and other historical instances of humans bursting into flame.

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Egypt is So Cool

May 21, 2019 @ 6:00 am

We're traveling back in time to explore the spooky lore of ancient Egypt! From historical monsters to one of the world's oldest ghost stories, we're talking about how much we love ancient Egypt one blood-drinking vampire goddess at a time.

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Boos and Updates

May 14, 2019 @ 6:00 am

The news has been abnormally spoopy, so get caught up on the latest cults, secret identities, and more with this episode! We discuss the Sarah Lawrence cult incident, the mysterious case of Treva Throneberry, and which reclusive cryptid may have finally made an appearance...

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