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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

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Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment Studios, in partnership with KQED & PRX. It is hosted by Glynn Washington. Spooked drops…WEEKLY! We have held back the darkness long enough and at long last… Spooked is now available for free on ALL podcast platforms. Episodes will drop every week on Friday! Featuring brand NEW stories -- along with episodes previously available only by subscription. For Luminary subscribers, previously released episodes are still on Luminary.

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United States

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Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment Studios, in partnership with KQED & PRX. It is hosted by Glynn Washington. Spooked drops…WEEKLY! We have held back the darkness long enough and at long last… Spooked is now available for free on ALL podcast platforms. Episodes will drop every week on Friday! Featuring brand NEW stories -- along with episodes previously available only by subscription. For Luminary subscribers, previously released episodes are still on Luminary.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Occupants

2/23/2024
Old houses have seen so many occupants. And just because former tenants have moved out, doesn’t mean they’ve truly left. STORIES Mirror in the Bathroom When Pastor Sara Bishop looks in the mirror at her new house, she can’t see herself. She can see the last tenant... and he’s been dead for a long time. Thank you, Sara, for sharing your story with Spooked. Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Leon Morimoto Haunted Hacienda You’re not supposed to mess around with mirrors and Bloody Mary. You’re not supposed to mess around with Ouija boards. And you’re definitely not supposed to mess around with white magic. But Jose Moreno and his friends don’t know that... yet. Thank you, Jose Moreno, for sharing your story. Produced by Chris Hambrick with help from Erick Yañez. Original score by Davey Kim. Artwork by Teo Ducot.

Duration:00:33:45

Man On The Mesa

2/16/2024
When Jayson first arrives at Camp Pendleton, he knows that the military base has quite a history. But he’s about to find out just how active history can be. Thank you, Jayson, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Nicholas Marks, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:23:49

Opal

2/9/2024
Jessica keeps seeing her least favorite great aunt, Opal. She keeps telling her grandma, make Opal leave me alone. But Jessica’s grandma can’t do anything… because Opal’s been dead for weeks. Thank you, Jessica, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Greta Weber, original score by Clay Xavier, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:30:57

Medicine People

2/2/2024
Amelia’s trapped in a bad marriage. Her dad has a secret to get her out. This story contains themes of domestic abuse. Please take care while listening. Thanks, Amelia, for sharing your story with us. Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Yari Bundy. Special thanks to Cody Harjo and Ezra Vazquez-D'Amico. Artwork by Teo Ducot.

Duration:00:33:51

The Red Balloon

1/26/2024
Sabina starts to get a creeping feeling that she’s not alone in her childhood home in Perth, Australia. She wonders what could be there. But when she finally finds out… she can’t believe her eyes. Thank you, Sabina, for sharing your story with Spooked! If you want more stories from Sabina, check out her book: Muckross Abbey and Other Stories Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Lalin St. Juste, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:27:36

Hands Without A Face

1/19/2024
Everyone in Diane’s house has a different bedtime. When someone sits on the edge of her bed, waking her up, she’s not shocked. Until she looks to see who it is, and no one’s there. Thank you, Diane, Brian, Xavier, Charlie, and Bennett for sharing your story with us here at Spooked. Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Doug Stuart, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:23:20

The Paperboy

1/12/2024
Ray Christian hated being a paperboy. Bad pay, hard route, rude customers. But there was one customer in particular who was different from the rest, and Ray didn’t quite know why. Thank you, Dr. Ray Christian, for sharing your story with us. Check out more of Ray's stories on his podcast, What’s Ray Saying? Produced by Liz Mak, original score Leon Morimoto, art by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:25:46

Hurricane Helpers

1/5/2024
Brittnay and her family are trying to get out of the path of Hurricane Rita. But when they get stuck out on the road… all they can do is pray for a miracle. Thank you to Brittnay and her parents Steve and Cindy for sharing their story with Spooked. Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Doug Stuart, artwork by Teo Ducot Happy New Year, Spooksters! We are so grateful for all of you. Our spooky fam can’t wait to travel to the other side of the veil again with you this year.

Duration:00:28:52

The Yellow Balloon

12/29/2023
When Richard moves into an old farmhouse next to a big cornfield, he’s pretty sure that it’s haunted. And the ghosts… well, they’re not exactly friendly. He wants to know: how does he protect himself from supernatural forces? Thank you, Richard Haynie, for sharing your story with us. Produced by Chris Hambrick, original score by Leon Moriomoto, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:34:43

The Murmur

12/22/2023
Sarah and her dad are hearing the same noise. It’s coming from somewhere upstairs, from somewhere in the wall. It sounds like someone’s talking, whispering, murmuring. Thank you, Sarah and Richard Benkin for sharing your story. If you want more scary stories from Sarah, check out her horror anthologies, Then It Was Dark and Built on Strange Ground. Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:25:01

Buffer Night

12/15/2023
One wrong turn leads Kyan and his friends to the most sinister encounter of their lives. This story contains explicit language, sensitive listeners please be advised. Thanks to Kyan Bond for sharing his story! If you know what’s up with Buffer Night, drop us a line, and we’ll make sure Kyan gets it. Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Dirk Schwartzhoff, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:23:28

Creature Feature

12/8/2023
Strange creatures don't just live under your bed. Oh no. In this Spooked episode, we dive deep into the waters of an Oregon lake & travel to the island of Montserrat to bring you tales of things that go bump in the night. STORIES Devil’s Lake Zack is visiting the Oregon Coast with family when he, his dad, and his uncle decide to head to nearby Devil’s Lake to do some fishing. When a creature with greenish blue skin jumps out of the water to grab him he begins to understand the true darkness of the lake. Thank you, Zach, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Leon Morimoto The Ligaroo When Shirley Spycalla was a little girl, her family lived on the Caribbean island of Grenada, where she was always told to get home before dark. One day, she finds out why. Thank you, Shirley, for sharing your story with Spooked. Shirley now lives on the small and beautiful island of Montserrat, where she stays on eternal guard for shapeshifters. Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Doug Stuart Art by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:39:27

The Rocking Horse

12/1/2023
When Elizabeth was 19, she got a job as an au pair for an 11-year-old girl named Amy. The girl and her parents lived on a horse farm in rural Georgia - it was remote and beautiful. But at night, when the house got dark and quiet, someone moved through the halls, waiting, and watching for Elizabeth. Thanks, Elizabeth, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Greta Weber, original score by Leon Morimoto, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:36:08

Las Tres Cruces

11/24/2023
It’s the 1990s in Popoyán, Colombia. Twenty-year-old Humberto and his two best friends Jairo and Mauricio set off for an adventure in the woods. They think they’re invincible–but they’re no match for what they encounter. Thank you, thank you, Humberto for sharing your story with us! Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Lalin St. Juste, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:26:18

These Boots Are Made For Stalking

11/17/2023
What happens when everyone in the family can see the same specter… but they don’t tell each other for years? This story contains explicit language - sensitive listeners please be advised. Thanks to Michelle, Sherri, and Ed for sharing your story with the Spooked. This story comes to us from the Stories with Sapphire podcast, listen & subscribe for some scary stuff! Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:28:53

The Banker

11/10/2023
When Antonio and his sister Anita were growing up in Texas, their family didn’t have much money. That’s why they were so excited to move into their very own home, even if it was a little run-down. It turns out, the home already had an occupant. Thank you, Antonio and Anita, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:26:42

Pet Cemetery

11/3/2023
When Ray was a kid, he took care of all the animals in his neighborhood… even after they were gone. Thanks, Ray, for sharing your story with us! Ray’s podcast, What’s Ray Saying, returns next week! Enter a world of Southern-baked personal narratives and Black American history. New episodes drop November 8, 2023. Original score by Lauryn Newson, produced by Chris Hambrick, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:24:31

The Woods Have Eyes

10/31/2023
Nate and Keith love to explore the forests in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, hunting for stones and crystals to add to their collection. But something out there is also on the hunt… for them. Thank you Nate for sharing your story with Spooked! Original score by Doug Stuart, produced by Erick Yáñez, artwork by Teo Ducot HAPPY HALLOWEEN SPOOKSTERS!!! We appreciate each and every one of you so so much. Cheers to you and yours this spooky season <3

Duration:00:28:33

Creature Feature II

10/27/2023
When a creature shows itself, wonder fills you, terror compels you, but which will you follow? Two friends in the countryside, and two men at sea are put to the test by mysterious beings. STORIES Silver Man When Martin and Louise visit an abandoned house, something is waiting for them–but not on the grounds. Thanks, Martin, for sharing the mystery with us. Original score by Clay Xavier, produced by Anne Ford Somethin’ Fishy As a fisherman, Clyde spends most of his time on the water. He’s seen all kinds of creatures out there… whales, squid, sharks. But when it comes to the ocean, there’s always a bigger fish. Thank you, Clyde, for sharing your story with us. We hope you never see that thing again… But if you do, you know who to call. Original score by Seth Marceau, produced by Zoë Ferrigno Artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:30:19

Lady Grim

10/20/2023
Sherry and her husband keep seeing a hooded figure around their farm in Nova Scotia. She isn’t a ghost. She’s there to collect souls. Thank you, Sherry, for sharing your story. Produced by Chris Hambrick, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:32:15