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”

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”

Episode 11 – Amanda from “The Feminine Macabre”

Show Notes We’ve got a guest! We’re almost like a real podcast now! In this episode, Nick and Cait sit down with Amanda R. Woomer of spookeats.com to talk about her haunted restaurant and hotel website, her origin and adventure in hospitality paranormal research, and about her newest book, “The Feminine Macabre”, a compendium journalContinue reading “Episode 11 – Amanda from “The Feminine Macabre””

Episode 10 – Lizzo and the Giant Otter

Show Notes Happy Amateur Night! In this episode, Nick and Cait celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a couple of Emerald Isle tales. First up is the ghostly denizens of Malahide Castle, then the story of the fierce aquatic cryptid, the Dobhar-chĂș. After that, we present a bright and fruity St. Patty’s cocktail alternative to greenContinue reading “Episode 10 – Lizzo and the Giant Otter”

Episode 009 – A Haunting in Cognac

Show Notes In this episode, Nick and Cait discuss two of the biggest and most controversial figures in the world of the paranormal–ghost hunters, demonologists, and psychics Ed and Lorraine Warren. We look at how the Warrens got their start, and at the cases that influenced the core movies of the Warren-verse, The Conjuring andContinue reading “Episode 009 – A Haunting in Cognac”

Episode 008 – Rheeming Dickerson

Show Notes It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and Nick finally followed through on his threats to go looking for sex ghosts. In this episode, we take a look first at the ‘Lady in Red’ phenomenon, then focus on one in particular, Alice Rheem, the specter of Moran Manor on Puget Sound’sContinue reading “Episode 008 – Rheeming Dickerson”