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Homespun Haints: True Ghost Stories

Paranormal Podcasts

True ghost stories are scarier (and funnier) when you hear them from the real people who experienced them. We’re Becky and Diana, and we interview people who have seen ghosts--so you can feel their fear with them. Each episode features true, personal stories of ghosts, demons, haints, hauntings, haunted houses, and paranormal experiences, sprinkled with humorous conversations about the random strange events in our own haunted lives.

Location:

Marietta, Georgia

Description:

True ghost stories are scarier (and funnier) when you hear them from the real people who experienced them. We’re Becky and Diana, and we interview people who have seen ghosts--so you can feel their fear with them. Each episode features true, personal stories of ghosts, demons, haints, hauntings, haunted houses, and paranormal experiences, sprinkled with humorous conversations about the random strange events in our own haunted lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes
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My 5 Best Dead Friends are Ghosts of Celebrities: A True Ghost Story Interview

5/27/2024
Tammy, had a feeling something was amiss that evening as she started to close for the night, but she never thought she would actually be attacked--by something she couldn't see! Our guest today is Tammy Doublin, healer, shaman, and medium. If you would like to reach out to Tammy for services or to attend one of her retreats, visit her site at tammydoublin.com. You can also follow her on social: Facebook and Instagram. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:44:52

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Foraging for Ghosts: True Ghost Stories from the Appalachian Mountains

5/20/2024
Whitney went to watch a meteor shower with her boyfriend and friend in an isolated area in Kentucky; however, the trio soon saw strange, unusual balls of light that had nothing to do with the falling stars. Our guest today is Whitney Johnson, AKA Appalachian Forager. You can find her at appalachianforager.com or follow her on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:56:34

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No Caws For Alarm: Exploring the Spiritual and Metaphysical Side of Crows and Ravens

5/13/2024
Why is the crow a symbol of death? Crows and Ravens, otherwise known as Corvids, have always had an otherworldy feel about them. And there's a very good reason for that. Join us as we talk to Rick de Yampert, author of Crows and Ravens: Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Sacred Corvids. And learn a bit about the mystical side of these strange black beasts. They're a lot spookier than you realize! Also, Rick shares some of his own, personal ghost stories, and how crows have brought him closer to recognizing the magic in the world. Check out Rick's website at RickDeYampert.com and see his art at MisterCrowArt.com. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:50:54

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A Paranormal Appalachian Road Trip: True Ghostly Encounters

5/7/2024
Becky and Diana set out to find ghosts nestled in the nooks and crannies of the Appalachian mountains--and they find them! Listen to the experiences they had in the following locations: 1. The Broad River Inn in Chimney Rock, NC 2. The Nickerson Snead House in Glade Spring, VA 3. The Historic Scott County Jail in Huntsville, TN 4. Historic Rugby, TN 5. The Exchange Place in Kingsport, TN 6. The Deery Inn in Blountville, TN Visit homespunhaints.com for more show notes and detailed information. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:49:08

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The Brown Mountain Lights and other spooky legends from the Appalachian Mountains

4/29/2024
On the lonely streets of one small Appalachian town, Old Joe wanders with his knife, looking for his next victim. About 100 miles away, strange lights hover over Brown Mountain, taunting the locals and puzzling skeptics for nearly a century. Are these stories merely urban legends, or would recent photographic evidence suggest there’s some truth behind the mystery? Episode photo by Michael Mouritz on Unsplash Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:48:58

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Live by the Signs: Weather Science, Magic, and Lore in the Ozark Mountains

4/22/2024
Debra knew a massive tornado was on its way--the air had felt "troubled" that morning. But as she got in her car to race the storm home, a ghostly whisper held her back, and possibly saved her life. About the guest After years of practicing witchcraft while simultaneously studying astrophysics and teaching meteorology, Dr. Debra Burris is a delightful sparkling prism of unexpected juxtapositions. She is an author, a physicist, and a professor at the University of Central Arkansas. Beyond her academic prowess, Debra also practices as a witch, a farmer, a master naturalist, a bone artist, and a Reiki healer. Debra Burris’ recent book, “Weather Magic: Witchery, Science, Lore,” explores the connection between ancient weather folklore and modern meteorological science. Keep up with Debra on YouTube, TikTok, IG, or FB, and try to catch her live at the following events: Harmony in the Hollow, Austin Witchfest, Mystic South. You might catch her speaking or signing books at Strange Brew Occult Shop in Fort Smith, AR, or Nature’s Treasures in Oklahoma City, OK. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:01:02:21

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How to Train Your Haints: A true ghost story and Ozark folklore interview

4/15/2024
Brandon Weston, Ozark folklorist and healer, has seen some very strange things when called on by the community to take care of hauntings. However, the strange light-absorbing spirit creatures known in these parts as "boogers" are a special kind of weird--and Brandon has seen a lot of them. Brandon Weston is a guardian of Ozark traditions in three dimensions: he’s a folklorist, an author, and a spirit worker. His books, including the recent “Granny Thorneapple’s Book of Charms,” delve into Ozark folk magic. His writings can be explored further on his official website or through his Twitter and Facebook profiles. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:01:00:55

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Haunted Highways to Hell: Ghosts and Urban Legends on the roads of East Tennessee

4/8/2024
Becky isn't sure if she saw an apparition that late foggy night as she wearily drove home, but many others have seen strange things wandering the windy roads through the Smoky Mountains. Barefoot hitchhiking ghosts, vengeful coal miners, and ghosts with warnings to drivers still haunt unsuspecting motorists along these strange roads. And we'll tell you where and how to find them. Today, on Homespun Haints. Legends include: Image is of the Bales Cabin on the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in the Smoky Mountains. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:40:05

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Sasquatch Vandalism, Glowing Monoliths, and Fart EVPs: A true ghost story interview

4/1/2024
When Miranda Young and Kristy Sumner, PhD, decided to take over the Historic Scott County Jail, they discovered it was full of spirits who were genuinely excited to meet them. We first interviewed Kristy Sumner in 2020, in one of our best paranormal podcast episodes about haunted jailhouses in the South. Back then, she was doing paranormal investigations in and around Ocala, FL. While she is still a part of Soul Sisters Paranormal, she has relocated to East Tennessee. Follow Soul Sisters Paranormal on their Instagram or Facebook page, and don't miss their YouTube coverage of investigations. Kristy now works with with Ghost Biker Miranda, another paranormal investigator we previously interviewed about the phantom monk of East Tennessee. Visit her website at ghostbikerexplorations.com. Then follow her on YouTube for coverage of her investigations and interviews (she even interviewed us), and Facebook of Instagram for updates and events. Since we last interviewed them, Kristy and Miranda have started leading public overnight paranormal investigations at the historic Scott County Jail in East Tennessee. They also do daytime tours, focused on historical preservation. Find more details on their collaborations through History, Highways, and Haunts, LLC here. Book a tour of the jail here, and don't miss the escape room in a genuine maximum security prison wing! They also host the nighttime ghost walks in Rugby together now. Check Facebook for Rugby ghost tour information and special events. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:59:49

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All the Haints in Asheville: A true ghost story interview with H. Byron Ballard

3/25/2024
Byron grew up in a haunted area surrounded by haunted houses and ghosts, but she never feared the messages she received from those that had passed. Now as an adult, she serves her community by cleansing and blessing homes and writing books to help others learn the field magic that has been passed down for generations in her family. H. Byron Ballard MFA, is a teacher, folklorist and writer. A Western NC native, Byron is renowned as the Asheville Village Witch. Byron has studied and practiced Appalachian folk magic for half a century. She's a senior priestess at and a founder of Mother Grove Goddess Temple, and also a pastor. She also knows a lot of stories about Asheville hauntings, as she's guided ghost tours there. Her books on traditional Appalachian craft are published by Llewellyn Press. Order her books from Byron's local indie bookstore at malaprops.com, and she'll sign it for you before it is shipped. Also visit her website myvillagewitch.com or follow her on Facebook as H. Byron Ballard, author, Witch About Town, for events and more info. For full episode show notes, visit homespunhaints.com/asheville-ghost-stories Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:57:04

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Paranormal Appalachia Goes Bump In The Night: A true ghost story interview with paranormal investigators in Appalachia

3/18/2024
Sean and Jennifer Bowman of Bump in the Night Society have experienced some things that will make your skin crawl, but they keep going back for more. Check out Bump in the Night's videos and links at linktr.ee/bumpinthenightsociety Photo by Josh jfisher on Unsplash Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:49:00

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It's Always the Season of the Witch in Appalachia: A True Ghost Story Interview

3/11/2024
When psychic medium Dr. Ronda Caudill purchased the historic Nickerson Snead house, she planned on moving in. However, after starting renovations, she realized that this old house was too haunted even for her. Ronda L. Caudill, PhD is a writer, publisher, psychic medium, tasseographer, Reiki Master, witch and owner of the haunted Nickerson Snead House in Glade Spring, VA. She is the owner of Full Moon Publishing, LLC, Co-Owner and Executive Producer of Shadow Work Productions, LLC and Lead Psychic Medium with SRS Paranormal. She recently starred in Season of the Witch, produced by Sword & Stone Entertainment and T. Lee Films. Ronda comes from a long line of psychically gifted women and healers whose lineage comes from Ireland and Scotland, having Cherokee roots in the Appalachian Mountains as well as having an ancestor who was tried as a witch during the Salem Witch Trials. Ronda is also a sensitive, having had paranormal experiences her entire life. She began communing with the dead at the age of 18 and began tea leaf reading at the age of 19. Ronda has also practiced mirror scrying, table tipping, using dowsing rods, pendulums and spirit boards for over thirty years. Follow Ronda on her social media: Facebook: @rondacaudillphd Instagram: @caudillronda Learn more about Ronda L. Caudill, PhD at homespunhaints.com Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:45:27

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All the Ghosts are Talking About Me: A true Appalachian ghost story interview with Anne Mason

3/4/2024
You begged us to reveal more spooky secrets about incredibly haunted Appalachia, so enjoy this true story about the hauntings of Jonesborough, Tennessee. Today, we speak with Anne, program Director of the McKinney Center and also an author and playwright, to talk about her experiences at the heritage alliance and with SRS paranormal. Join us on this journey to Tennessee’s oldest European settled town, and and hear about the 1840s Duncan house, the 1797 Chester Inn, and a house that comes with a rocking chair that you absolutely must not move, today, on Homespun Haints! Support the Show.

Duration:00:51:48

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Ghosts with legs wandering the western highways: Things we learned from true ghost story interviews

11/20/2023
Lower-half body apparitions are more common than you think, fast food restaurants have secret sauces and some haunted castles can kill you. We learned a lot from our Season 5, and we want to ensure you go forth this winter with the same valuable knowledge that will keep you safe from the lure of the picture-perfect lifestyle. Life is messy, ghosts are messier, and we may have the messiest morals of all. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:31:43

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The Business of Being Strange and Unusual

11/13/2023
Matt and Meredith of Boredwalk may have a dark, macabre sense of humor that they imbue into their spooky products, but they definitely know how to run a successful business. Join us as we discuss the ghastly hilarious inspiration behind some of their favorite products, and learn a little about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into running a creatively-focused enterprise. Check out Boredwalk at www.boredwalk.com and be sure to sign up for their entertaining newsletter! Looking to start or grow your own business? Check out what the Homespun Haints team can do for you with our other company, The Concept Spot. Please support our show on our Patreon! patreon.com/homespunhaints Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:37:48

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Diana's Post Halloween Paranormal Experience: a true ghost? story interview

11/6/2023
Diana continues to remain a skeptic to the paranormal, even after everything she has experienced. But today, her ancestors whop her upside the head with a message from beyond that she just cannot ignore. Cool rewinding cassette sound courtesy of https://freesound.org/people/stecman/sounds/376058/ Please support our Patreon! patreon.com/homespunhaints Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:41:54

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When Your Roommate's Friend Brings a Gremlin: A true ghost story interview

10/30/2023
Tempest had her wards up around her home, but something still got through. Something inhuman, that rode in on the back of a visitor. Laura Tempest Zakroff is an artist, dancer, author, and modern traditional witch who has lived in many haunted houses. Check out Tempest's books at lauratempestzakroff.com and her Instagram at @owlkeyme.arts Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:41:11

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You Gotta Find the Head B*tch Ghost: a true ghost story interview

10/23/2023
Frantz wasn’t planning on staying in a haunted hotel, but somehow he managed to find himself surrounded by ghosts in three different lodgings. Except for the last hotel—that room had a demon grandma in it. Repeat guest Frantz describes his encounters with ghosts of Tibetan monks in a Florida Airbnb, undead peeping toms in a hotel in Phoenix, and a dark presence in a San Francisco lodging. But, per his usual, Frantz handles these bizarre encounters with hilarity and grace. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:47:30

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The Devil Gets His Due in Michigan: A real ghost story interview

10/16/2023
Ron didn’t really think the spell would work, that he would actually sacrifice his friend to the devil. But he tried it anyway…. Ron Reikki, author and poet, shares an experience from his youth where he did something that haunts him to this day. Check out Ron's works on Google. Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:40:51

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If You Die in the Dumb Supper, You Die in Real Life: real ghost stories and folklore from Ireland

10/9/2023
Robert Curran, AKA Dr. Bob, shares some of the ancient folk wisdom of Ireland along with many, many Irish ghost stories. Check out Bob Curran's books at obrien.ie/robert-curran and simonandschuster.com/authors/Bob-Curran/146578219 Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body parts? Check out Becky and Diana's digital media and web design company, The Concept Spot, and let's make some digital spookiness together! theconceptspot.com Support the Show.

Duration:00:44:59