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Episode 41...Suicide, Stetson, and DeLand's Ghostly Folklore

6/18/2018
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As the summer moves on the Haunted Love and Cursed Central Florida projects heat up. The next hot spot for Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist to explore is the town of DeLand, Florida. The Trippers, using some of the oral and written sources on hauntings in the area, explore several of the ghost stories from Stetson University and other locations in DeLand to try and piece together some places to visit on their upcoming Summer Trip. They also explore and debate some of the stories from...

Duration:01:34:26

Episode 40...Fort DeSoto is Haunted, But Not Like You Think

5/21/2018
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It was a long weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida, as Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist headed across the dreaded Skyway Bridge to Fort Desoto to follow up on the haunted legends there. Natalie takes to the water to try and hook the ghost of the Romantic Trout Fisherman. While she’s putting her moves on the spirit world, Balzano takes to the battery of the fort to check out rumors of footsteps and shadows. As the sun sets on the base, they venture to the outskirts and ruins of the old...

Duration:01:25:31

Episode 39...Dating the Ghosts at Fort Desoto

5/14/2018
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What would it take for you to date a ghost? Before their upcoming visit to Fort DeSoto, Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist look into some of the legend that keep popping up from the location. From crying ghostly mothers to phantom voices of Native Americans and soldiers to ghostly visions of accidents and suicides from the nearby Skyway Bridge, this may be the single most haunted place in Florida. And then there is the ghost of a dead fisherman who looks to pick up single ladies on the...

Duration:01:41:15

Episode 38...Shadow People and Your Kids

4/30/2018
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What the hell is a shadow person? It’s a question every investigator or legend tripper needs to eventually look at. Given some of our recent encounters, he examine some of the different ideas out there and how they have changed over the years to add to the mythology of ghostly legends. Before that, we dive into some of the recent discussions we have been having online with the role kids have in forming and spreading urban legends involving ghosts and how that allows us all to become...

Duration:01:19:38

Episode 37...Haunted Children and Urban Legends

4/23/2018
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With Natalie Crist away, Christopher Balzano brings in another co-host for the week; his daughter Ella, one of the kids at Tripping on Legends for kids. The two discuss what urban legends and ghost stories are popular with the kids these days and the difference between old school ideas and modern hauntings. They also focus on a some neighborhood legends involving a cursed statue and an ice cream truck. You can reach us at spookytripping@gmail.com or post something to us at...

Duration:01:08:23

Episode 36…There’s Something Up at Ormond Beach

4/5/2018
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It’s a serious case of the chicken and the egg for Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist as they continue their look into the strange happening in Ormond Beach. This time the Trippers look to unravel the legend of Tomokie, patron saint of the Tomoka State Park and the potential source of multiple legends. The fact of the matter is that bodies are being found in the woods and unexplained lights, fogs, and figures have been reported for decades, but what are their source? The Trippers also...

Duration:01:34:56

Episode 35...A Gloomy Sunday at the Fairchild Oak

3/26/2018
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The Tripper take their first trip to Ormond Beach, Florida, and discover there might be more one the coast than just a few old Native American Stories. They start at the infamous Fairchild Oak, which has been called at times the Death Tree, the Murder Tree, and the Suicide Tree. Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist explore the history of the location and use the old cursed song Gloomy Sunday to try and see if the stories might be true. You can contact us with questions, comments, and your...

Duration:01:32:34

Episode 33...Why Are All the Women in White

3/8/2018
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What's your favorite scary movie? After looking into two classic horror movies last week, Natalie Crist shows Christopher Balzano the movie that gave her nightmares as a kid, the 1988 classic The Woman in White. They get into stories and legends Balzano has tracked down involving the Woman in White legends and explore some of the other folklore the movie uses to scare the audience. You can contact us with questions, comments, and the details of your favorite scary movie at...

Duration:01:27:27

Episode 32...Two Movies, So Much Folklore

3/8/2018
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With Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist temporarily grounded from tripping, it's time to stay home and explore the movies that scare the crap out of Natalie. How much of the Ring is based on folklore? Does Poltergeist owe more to urban legend than to the paranormal community? The Trippers break down all that is scary while spending just enough time talking about the original HellBlazer, John Constantine. You can contact us with questions, comments, and the details of your favorite scary...

Duration:01:34:19

Episode 34...Putting Our Pants Back On

3/6/2018
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Through a strange series of events, and in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday last week, we are rebooting an old episode that didn't get much play. Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist travelled to Holiday, Florida, to track down the story of a pair of ghostly pants seen by the residents there. With the help of Laurie Champion (http://www.pinellaspascoparanormal.com/) they look for whether the ghost might be just local lore or connected to something else happening in the area. And look into...

Duration:01:33:08

Episode 32...Two Movies, So Much Folklore

2/14/2018
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With Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist temporarily grounded from tripping, it's time to stay home and explore the movies that scare the crap out of Natalie. How much of the Ring is based on folklore? Does Poltergeist owe more to urban legend than to the paranormal community? The Trippers break down all that is scary while spending just enough time talking about the original HellBlazer, John Constantine. You can contact us with questions, comments, and the details of your favorite scary...

Duration:01:34:19

Episode 31...Bloody Moons and Bloody Buckets

2/2/2018
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By the light of the Blood Moon, Natalie Crist and Christopher Balzano hit Wachula, Florida, to track down a newer legend that has been traveling the Internet lately. Is the story of Bloody Bucket Bridge the creation of an overenthusiastic author or a real tale of murder, insanity, and blood? They venture out to visit the bridge and test the bloody water theory while taking about the history and evalution of the myth. Spoliers, they trace it back all the way back to its origin. You can...

Duration:01:13:07

Episode 29...Tripping with Kids at the Koreshan State Park

1/30/2018
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With the Kid Crew in tow, Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist head to one of the most popular paranormal locations in Southwest Florida, the Koreshan State Park. Stories of ghosts and shadows at the Koreshan have been a part of Lee County's oral history for decades. The Trippers hit the park with the Tripping on Legends for KIds group to investigate, gather histories of the location and ghosts, and learn how to gather EVPs and take better pictures of ghosts. You can contact us with...

Duration:01:20:40

Episode 30...Natalie's First Time

1/26/2018
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You always remember your first time. A few weeks back Christopher Balzano returned for one night only to looking into a residential haunting for a friend and brought first time investigator Natalie Crist with him. This week they look back on the night and use it as a chance to talk about the myths surrounding ghosts in your house and get Natalie's take on what it is like to investigate. You can contact us with questions, comments, and criticism at spookytripping@gmail.com. Keep visiting...

Duration:01:25:07

Episode 29...Tripping with Kids at the Koreshan State Park

1/5/2018
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With the Kid Crew in tow, Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist head to one of the most popular paranormal locations in Southwest Florida, the Koreshan State Park. Stories of ghosts and shadows at the Koreshan have been a part of Lee County's oral history for decades. The Trippers hit the park with the Tripping on Legends for KIds group to investigate, gather histories of the location and ghosts, and learn how to gather EVPs and take better pictures of ghosts. You can contact us with...

Duration:01:20:40

Episode 28...0 Miles as the Crow Flies

12/30/2017
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Not even a holiday party can stop Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist from finding a legend to trip, especially when the party takes them to Key West, Florida. The Trippers are able to spend some time in the Key West Cemetery and then walk, and climb, their way to the haunted Key West Lighthouse. To top things off, they talk their way into the Artist's House, birthplace of the famous Robert the Doll. You can contact us with questions, comments, and criticism at spookytripping@gmail.com....

Duration:01:45:29

Episode 27...Giving up the Ghost

12/5/2017
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Again by the light of the Christmas Tree, Natalie Crist and Christopher Balzano look to get rid of whatever plays in the hallway of Natalie’s house. After trying to communicate with the spirit a few weeks back (https://www.hipcast.com/podcast/H0spZ0Ds), the Trippers look to get the spirit out. After a little follow-up on some of the news coming out of Astor (http://hipcast.com/podcast/HQCQhY3s) and a discussion on UFOs, they get into some of the old school and modern ideas on what ghosts...

Duration:01:47:44

Episode 27...Giving up the Ghost

12/4/2017
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Again by the light of the Christmas Tree, Natalie Crist and Christopher Balzano look to get rid of whatever plays in the hallway of Natalie’s house. After trying to communicate with the spirit a few weeks back (https://www.hipcast.com/podcast/H0spZ0Ds), the Trippers look to get the spirit out. After a little follow-up on some of the news coming out of Astor (http://hipcast.com/podcast/HQCQhY3s) and a discussion on UFOs, they get into some of the old school and modern ideas on what ghosts...

Duration:01:47:44

Episode 26...Kiss My Astor

11/20/2017
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Forget the Tampa Triangle. Lake County Florida may be the location of the heir apparent to the Bridgewater Triangle. Christopher Balzano and Natalie Crist hit Astor, Florida, to talk haunted folklore with the locals and follow up on two of the stranger tales being told there. After documenting a new sighting of a possible pukwudgie, they hit the field to look for a another ghost train and the spirit of an old Native American chief who stands guard in the swamp.

Duration:01:24:29

Haunted Folklore of South Florida

10/19/2017
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On a hot day in October, Christopher Balzano takes the stage in Naples, Florida, to talk folklore and ghosts during CollierCon. You can contact us with questions, comments, and criticism at spookytripping@gmail.com. Keep visiting the site for the trip log of our travels and other urban legends at: www.trippingonlegends.wordpress.com Follow us at: www.facebook.com/trippingonlegends Twitter @naynaymyfriend @SpookyBalzano Instagram @SpookyTripping @NayNayV3

Duration:01:17:33