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Episode 43 | Ladies In White

Episode 43 | Ladies In White

A Note Of Warning: The topic I discuss this week may not be suitable for listeners under the age of 13. Stories of Ladies in White are some of the most iconic ghost tales ever told. So where exactly did the genre of wailing women come from? Jumping a...

Episode 40 | Corpse Roads

Episode 40 | Corpse Roads

Corpse Roads weren’t just passageways that the English peasantry took in order to transport their dead to consecrated ground. They also serve as a reminder that Halloween superstitions were an everyday occurrence in medieval times. Be careful where y...

Episode 36 | Haunted Media

Episode 36 | Haunted Media

Did you know real human skeletons were cheaper than fake ones in the 1980s? Or that theaters began handing out barf bags to viewers of the Exorcist? Join me as I dive down the rabbit hole of haunted media. I mostly talk about haunted film sets, but I...

Episode 31 | Zombies

Episode 31 | Zombies

For the first episode of season three of Strange Origins, I deep dive into the history behind Zombies. From werewolf/vampire/ghoul hybrids to the shores of Haiti, the idea of what zombies are has taken on a thousand different forms. That was, until t...

Episode 30 | Soul Theft

Episode 30 | Soul Theft

Souls are a tricky subject. If they do exist, where are they, what are they, and can they be stolen? According to mythology, the answer is yes. From Frog-Men to burning heads stuck in a flying wheel, to the origin of the myth that cats have nine live...

Episode 29 | Mediumship

Episode 29 | Mediumship

The world of psychics is a doozy. This week I dive into the strange lives of Mediums, (or rather people who refer to themselves as Mediums.) From the Egyptians to murdered hobos in Spiritualist hotbeds, to mud baths prescribed by a man under hypnosis...

Episode 27 | Creepy Dolls

Episode 27 | Creepy Dolls

*A note of warning: the topic I discuss this week may not be suitable for listeners under the age of 13. From magic Barbies to automatons, to dummies controlling their masters, there’s a lot of different types of creepy dolls. Join me as I describe m...

Episode 24 | Werewolves

Episode 24 | Werewolves

Did you hear that? I think there’s a werewolf outside. Join me as I deep dive into the history of what makes a werewolf tick. From the myth of full moons to the werewolf trials, there’s a lot about werewolves that makes the back of my neck itch.