It’s Not Me, It’s the Jinn

April 23, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Did you wish for a new episode? Wish granted, no lamp rubbing necessary! We're talking jinns, genies, and wishes gone wrong this week, though we take a lengthy detour into the worlds of cloaca, pooping on airplanes, and where the Shrek movies went wrong.

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Spoop Half Hour: A Very Cheese-Positive Household

April 16, 2019 @ 6:00 am

In a very special minisode, we talk to the one and only Snack Czar of the much discussed Snacket! We talk the history and future of the Snacket, favorite snacks, how terrible pickles are, possible snack matchups, and more. Make a charcuterie board and have a listen!

 

(We'll be back with a regular episode next week after our spoopy spring break ends. Check out the Snacket at thesnacket.net, on Facebook, or Twitter @thesnacket.)

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Not Kinky, Just Superstitious

April 2, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Special ghost and real life friend Mike joins us to chat superstitions! Whether you're superstitious (or just a little stitious), answer the question Feelin' Lucky, Punk? Then Mike tells us why the left-handed get the short end of the stick when it comes to superstitions. Then look at colors, food, and beverages through the lens of the paranormal to find out how to wear, eat, and drink good luck.

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The PSIence of Exploding Corpses

March 26, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Death is weird! Let's talk about it - specifically, the strange phenomena of exploding corpses and crisis apparitions. First, say OVER MY DEAD BODY with a game about funeral traditions, then find out what makes bodies go boom, what a crisis apparition is, and why they're not the same as ghosts.

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Ghosts Love Paella

March 19, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Hola from a new episode dedicated to the spoop of Spain featuring special ghost Courtney from the Cult of Domesticity podcast! Learn why you should exercise paranormal caution when using Spain's metro, meet some ghosts of some of the most beautiful and historic buildings in Barcelona, and hear Washington Irving's self-insert fanfic, AKA a love story with a maiden in a tower.

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Religious Gumbo

March 12, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Double dip your holiday spoop with an episode on Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day-adjacent spookiness! Test your trivia knowledge of Mardi Gras versus jazz funerals and meet a few friendly New Orleans ghosts. Then hop the Atlantic to get to know banshees, leprechauns, and several ghosts and poltergeists, including the woman with no face, a lady in white, the Derry vampire, and more.

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Just Say No to Paranormal Slut Shaming

March 5, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Hold on to your snacks: we're talking twisty turn-y tales of black widows this week! Learn about the actual spiders, pop culture representations of women who murder, and widow ghosts before hearing the bananas stories surrounding the murders perpetrated by Audrey Hilley and Kelly Cochran. Also discussed: THE SNACKET, the best (and worst) March Madness bracket that deals exclusively with snacks. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2TwOD6C

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Nice.

February 26, 2019 @ 6:00 am

We're celebrating our 69th official episode by getting to know some NICE ghosts! Learn how the Nutt family found their pot o' silver, meet Olive Thomas, the flirtiest chorus ghost, heed the warnings of South Carolina's Gray [weather]Man, and always trust the advice of ghostly butlers in old English manors. Also a ghost solves her own murder, which is pretty NICE!

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It’s Witching Hour

February 19, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Scary for kids, scary for Sashas, it's the right time for a new episode! What time is it? The witching hour! We're talking spooky times like midnight and 3AM. Learn some explanations for the witching hour (from the religious to the scientific), meet La Mala Hora, find out the connection between the witching hour and the Amityville horror, and more.

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Be Your Own Boo

February 12, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Happy almost Valentine's Day! We're celebrating this sweet holiday with the sour side of love: the ghosts and haunting tales of jilted lovers. Learn why we don't deserve Anne Boleyn, the similarities between roosters and women scorned, the upsetting circumstances around Evelyn Nesbit's love triangle, the legend of La Llorona, and more.

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