Episode 19 – El Paso or Fail Class

Show Notes We’re back with a full episode! The topic is ‘haunted schools’, and we ruffled something’s feathers with this one. Nick tells of the many hauntings of Alabama’s University of Montevallo, and Cait breaks down one of El Paso’s many haunted public schools. As if that wasn’t enough haunted happenings, Nick and Cait experiencedContinue reading “Episode 19 – El Paso or Fail Class”

Clip Show: It Came From the Cutting Room Floor!

Show Notes It’s new to you! Due to some health-related difficulties, we weren’t able to record an episode in time to get released on schedule, so we’ve done the next best thing: dug a bunch of unused clips out of the garbage and hastily glued them together. It works for the last minute Science FairContinue reading “Clip Show: It Came From the Cutting Room Floor!”

Ep. 18 – Trauma Persevering

Show Notes With Independence Day around the corner, Nick & Cait decided to it was a good time to talk about ghosts of the Revolutionary War. First, Cait tells of the frozen hell the patriots stationed at Jockey Hollow had to endure (in some cases, for eternity). Then Nick shares stories of Fort Ticonderoga, itsContinue reading “Ep. 18 – Trauma Persevering”

Episode 17 – Bugle Boy Genes

Show Notes Finally, our poor noise-to-signal ratio finally works in our favor! We’re talking about (and making) noise, and we start with a look at a bowling ghost that was exposed by the quiet of the pandemic. Next, an Indianapolis poltergeist that disturbed the whole neighborhood, and we finish with a phantom bugle whose toneContinue reading “Episode 17 – Bugle Boy Genes”

Episode 16 – Decap Attack!

Show Notes In this episode we spend a lot of time discussing hobos, ice cream, and decapitations, which is really unfortunate, because the episode’s topic was supposed to be haunted roadside attractions. On a road trip absolutely plump full of detours, side-stops, and the occasional breakdown, Nick shares ghostly tales about America’s first National Park,Continue reading “Episode 16 – Decap Attack!”

Episode 15 – Death Below the 49th Parallel

Show Notes The borders may still be closed, but Nick and Cait are taking a trip to Canada anyway. Victoria, BC is one of their favorite places, and with Victoria Day is just around the corner, it only seems right to tell stories of ghosts and murder in The Garden City. First, Cait tells usContinue reading “Episode 15 – Death Below the 49th Parallel”

Episode 14 – Secret Origins

Show Notes It’s almost Mother’s Day, so we decided to bring in the woman who made it all happen, our own mother Shanna McDonald! She helps us explore the secret origins of the McDonalds’ obsession with the paranormal and help clarify some of the sketchier details. We share family paranormal encounters from three generations, includingContinue reading “Episode 14 – Secret Origins”

#baddecisionsclub – The Dead Cat Situation

Show Notes We’ve been talking for a while about pushing the idea of #baddecisionsclub as a brand or sub-brand, and a couple online conversations brought up the story of the time Nick snuck a dead cat into school. It was too long a story to tell in 280 character chunks, so now seemed like theContinue reading “#baddecisionsclub – The Dead Cat Situation”

Episode 13 – It’s Britneys (plural), Bitch!

Show Notes What do Billy Ray Cyrus, Joan Rivers, and Britney Spears have in common? If you said a restraining order on us, you’re not wrong, but, also, encounters with ghosts! This episode is all about celebrity ghosts encounters, so we’re looking into Billy Ray Cyrus’s best phantom friend, Joan Rivers’s adventures in ghostbusting, andContinue reading “Episode 13 – It’s Britneys (plural), Bitch!”

Episode 12 – Not About Wrestling

Show Notes It’s April Fool’s Day, and the gloves are off! Nick is coming in hot with a celebrated trickster spirit from Wisconsin, Cait preys on Nick’s fears of duende with tales of the Saci, and they both work to screw with each other where they can, as is the custom of the holiday. CaitContinue reading “Episode 12 – Not About Wrestling”