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S3 E3 "Danny's Back"

Scooter Talk. Bar Reviews. Ghost Stories. Seaside OR to White Center WA, our scooter adventurers continue the search of the afterlife in the nightlife. Nothing is as satisfying as finding a series of mid-century bars that are cool, haunted and loaded with charm. Join Shelly, Skip, Chong, and the Lizard on our latest foray into the dark and smokey underworld of the modern scooter lifestyle. You probably won't be disappointed. #vespa #ghost #divebar #scooter #weeknites #seaside...


S3 E2 "Night Ride"

Scooter Talk. Bar Reviews. Ghost Stories. Hop on your Vespa and join us for a virtual ride through Kent WA for a dive-bar tour, a very personal paranormal story, the meaning of riding scooters, the latest news, and a super-scary "night drive" through Montana recount. Celebrity voices are impersonated. #paranormal #vespa #scooter #bars #pubs #ghost #ghoststories #blinkertavern #montecarlotavern #starlakeinn #history #weeknites #firehousepub #kent #buckley #militaryroad


S3 E1 "RipCity 18"

Scooter Talk. Bar Reviews. Ghost Stories. S3 E1 "RipCity 18", Portland Oregon, was the home base of our annual Pubscoot for 2018 as we traveled to the Pacific Coast and back. Our goal, 40 bars in 4 days, while on Vespa Scooters in search of classic pubs, dive bars, and haunted taverns. This oversize podcast adventure is your chance to join Lizard, Bobby Chong, Shelly, Ike, Pendominono, Grizzly Vet, and Skip, (our aging team of modern riders), as we navigate through some of the coolest and...


S2 E8 "Listen Before You Ride"

Scooter Talk. Bar Reviews. Ghost Stories. Supersized in this episode featuring EVP's, multiple ghost stories, and resort history on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula and Hood Canal plus bonus materials in the foothills of Mt Rainier. Join us as we travel on our modern Vespa's in search of adventure in the afterlife in classic pubs, dive bars, and haunted taverns! #vespa #scooter #paranormal #divebar #haunted #ufo #evp #doylesirishpub #hamahamaoystersaloon #robinhoodinn #robinhoodresort...


S2 E7 "Stories Our Friends Tell Us"

Scooter News, recent Vespa rides, and stories from friends about a "beast" in Mexico, an apparition in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, and a grizzly murder in a haunted historical hotel. Shelly, Mark and The Lizard discuss the Firehouse Saloon in Buckley WA and Pick and Shovel in Wilkerson (With a few stops on the way) and a fun meet up with the Firkin & F**k Yeah! Scooter Clubs. Hop on your scoot and join us in this afterlife adventure of Stories Our Friends Tell Us! #paranormal...


S2 E6 "Paranormal Provocateur"

Scooter talk, bar reviews, and a haunted pizza joint are the features of this wide-ranging exploration onto our narrow world of the paranormal. A look back to our last episode, "Tote-Gotes & UFO's" with sister Gaye's actual story of the Maury Island UFO sighting and experience, plus the Oregon Ghost Conference, and the Burien UFO Festival, this is one scooter ride you may have trouble keeping up with! #burienufofestival #ufo #mauryislandincident #oregonghostconference #bufo #ghost...


S2 E5 "Tote Gotes & UFO's"

Chasing Ghosts. On Scooters. in Bars. takes a detour to find a few UFO stories! join our crew that blends the modern scooter lifestyle with a twist of the paranormal over a cool cocktail as we share personal experiences of UFO sightings, bad choices, and the surprising discoveries. If you like scooters, ghosts, or bars, you will certainly like this, except for the UFO part. Our biggest ever attendance enters the studio with multiple mics (and one "Ike") with huge attitude. #conspiracy #UFO...


S2 E4 "I'm Not Your Trained Monkey"

Scooter talk, bar reviews, and ghost stories atop our modern #Vespa's in Seattle's Cap Hill neighborhood, Georgetown, and South Tacoma Way. Four or five real bars, cold weather riding, and rumors of a faceless man in the mirror. Join us as we dissect what's good, not-so-good, and spooky at the #StarBrassLounge #Canterburyalehouse #PineBox #Luckysilver and #ubetcha. Special thanks to #weeknites for great music and the best burger #lorettas. Get your virtual #scooter out and join the Fife...


S2 E3 "Already Dead"

A brisk compilation of boys on scooters in search of stories of the afterlife in the SODO district of Seattle and a jaunt to Steilacoom (Washington's oldest incorporated town) to visit classic bars and haunted taverns. Skip tells his own haunting story and the Lizard and co-host Mark chime-in with scooter talk, bar banter, and questions of reality. If you like Vespa scooters, ghosts and goblins, and a well-run bar, you will like this podcast. Original music by #weeknites #paranormal #vespa...


S2 E2 "Bridges of Pendominono"

The final couple of days of PubScoot 17 with seven guys on scooters (with a four-day forty-bar goal) looking for classic pubs, #divebars, and #hauinted taverns! Light #paranormal talk and stories with scooter banter. as we cruise from Mount Rainier through SW Washington State over the bridges to Astoria OR doing some "Keith (Pendominono) Watching." Hear about those cool little bars in small towns and their history along the way. Bobby Chong, Gary, and The Lizard step in the studio with Mark...


S2 E1 "Old Scratch and the Slow Roll"

Another season and new adventures in the afterlife on Scooters with Ghosts and Bars. Our second season begins with PubScoot 17, a goal of (40) bars in (4) days as we travel to Tacoma, Vashon Island, West Seattle, White Center, Georgetown, Renton, Cumberland, Enumclaw, Buckley, Kapowsin, Elbe, and Ashford, (Just in the first 2 days). A wonderful evening in Georgetown at The Stables with the Meet & Greet of the Amerivespa Rally and a cruise through mid-Washington State with our Chasing Ghosts...


S1 E8 "The Accidental EVP"

With our season one wrap-up episode, we hear more about scooters, bars, and paranormal hi-jinx with the Chasing Ghosts crew in Tacoma, Algona-Pacific, Andrew Hansen of Tacoma Ghost Tours, and in your headphones. Hear the stories of the Forum and Olympus Hotel, Coco Joes, and much more--including a creepy EVP. Then our team is getting ready to head out on PubScoot 17 shortly after Amerivespa opening for more fun on the hidden highways on our Vespa scooters in Washington State and Oregon! Hang...


S1 E7 "Mean Jean & The Lizard"

In a great day scoot through the south sound area of Washington State, we collect four ghost stories from four bars with four riders and re-tell the fateful meeting of The Lizard and Mean Jean at Joe's Place in Bucoda. From Tacoma to Roy to McKenna to Tenino and Centralia hear scooter banter, bar histories, and ghosts stories! Original music from Seattle band, Weeknites. #vespalife #paranormal #vespa #haunted #divebars #amerivespa #olympicclub #joesplace #thelandmark #waltsplace #weeknites...


S1 E6 "Hometown Haunt"

A joyful day-scoot (while playing hooky from work) in search of old Tacoma ghosts in great bars! A visit and story or two from Casey at The Swiss, Joseph at Pacific Brewing, and Andrew Hansen of Tacoma Ghost Tours. Side trips to Doyle's Public House, 7-Seas Brewery, and Tacoma's own Red Hots for a great dog. Bobby Chong and The Lizard sit-in whilst Mark and Mark ruminate about the ride, the day, and the bars. Even some discussion of the upcoming Amerivespa Rally coming this July in Seattle....


S1 E5-A BONUS "The Calaveras County Monster"

As promised in the latest Chasing Ghosts. On Scooters. In Bars Podcast S1 E5 "Claire" Jeff Carlson, er, Carlson, shares "The Calaveras County Monster" story he has been retelling since the mid-sixties. This short feature doesn't have scooters or bars, but Carlson was the first one to get Mark (Skip) interested in the paranormal, so he has great history with how this whole Chasing Ghosts anomaly got started. We will see you soon with our recent trip to Tacoma at the Swiss Tavern and Pacific...


S1 E5 "Claire"

A fun Vespa scoot to Seattle's iconic Georgetown area for a lively historical interview with Peter Andrijeski, author and researcher of the great bar blog, . Hear real-life paranormal experiences and stories from Vanessa and Claire of the classic haunted Georgetown pub, Jules Maes Saloon. More bar and scooter banter from Mark (and Mark) plus a drop-in from The Lizard. Opening music by Weeknites and closing tune, Everything Caves by Mt St Helgens. Find their original synth-pop...


S1 E4 "Slave"

Our group of Modern-Vespa riders in search of classic pubs, dive bars, and the afterlife find ourselves in the Sacramento Delta on our annual PubScoot. This is the last in this series from the summer of 2016 (PubScoot '16) on our final exhausting day. Visits to Fosters Big Horn, Del Rio, Giusti's Place, and our feature bar, "Al the Wops." Hear first hand accounts of the paranormal and bar-banter.


S1 E3 "Canary"

More dudes on Vespa's talking scooters, ghosts, and bars! Join us as we adventure on PubScoot '16 through Northern California Gold Country to the Sacramento Delta. More great original music from the Seattle band, "Weeknites". Featured: The haunted town of Jackson, CA with the Fargo Club and National Hotel--beware of room 308.


S1 E2 "Bee Sting"

Join us for day two of our annual PubScoot as we seek out classic pubs, dive bars, and haunted taverns on Vespa scooters in Northern California. Lively scooter and bar banter with great original music from the Seattle synth-pop band, "Weeknites". A close look at Forest Hill bar, Everybody's Inn.


S1 E1 "Chickens"

If you like scooters, ghosts, and bars, you will like this. A lively romp thru Norcal to the Sierra Nevada Mountains back to the Sacramento Delta in search of classic pubs, dive bars, and haunted taverns on Vespa Scooters. Paranormal, scooter and bar talk with stories from servers and bartenders about their haunted work places,