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The Encounters A Paranormal Experience is a Paranormal / Supernatural discussion between Amanda and Dakota. We seek to unravel the unexplained and unknown. Join us weekly as we step into the shadows to bring a little light on the unknown. Welcome to the discussion.

The Encounters A Paranormal Experience is a Paranormal / Supernatural discussion between Amanda and Dakota. We seek to unravel the unexplained and unknown. Join us weekly as we step into the shadows to bring a little light on the unknown. Welcome to the discussion.
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The Encounters A Paranormal Experience is a Paranormal / Supernatural discussion between Amanda and Dakota. We seek to unravel the unexplained and unknown. Join us weekly as we step into the shadows to bring a little light on the unknown. Welcome to the discussion.

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Episodes

The Grin of Mr. Cold: A Mothman Deeper Dive

1/18/2019
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There are very few things that are scarier than a stranger smiling at you in the dark, but imagine this stranger is 7ft tall, is grinning from ear to ear, and doesn't look from this world? Enter Indrid Cold, a key figure and supposed extraterrestrial being that made contact in the Greater Mothman area of the late 1960s. Todays subject covers the Keel Alien, Derrenberger Lanulosian, and a suspicious smiler that may be more sinister than inquisitive. Welcome to Season 2 of Encounters: A...

Duration:00:30:51

T'was the Night before Horror: A Cthulhu Yultide Special

12/24/2018
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Well thats a wrap Encounters listeners! We've reached the end of Season 1 and we are so incredibly honored you journeyed this far with Amanda and Dakota. So as a special yuletide treat we have recorded Paul M Lemieux's A Lovecraft Christmasbased on the Cthulhonic Lore of H. P. Lovecraft. So gather round, light the candles, and keep your Elder Wards close, cause tonight its not Santa Claus coming to town... it's something much, much darker. Also Attached is our Season One Episode Guide! As...

Duration:00:10:54

St. Nicholas's Bogeymen: A Christmas Demon Holiday Special

12/22/2018
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You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, i'm telling you why.... St. Nicholas is coming with demons. We all know that St. Nicholas comes during the yuletide season to celebrate good little boys and girls but have you ever wondered what used to happen to the naughty children before St. Nicholas became Santa? Well tune in and discover the dark secrets of Yule long since past. According to lore, it wasn't elves and reindeer that accompanied this selfless saint delivering...

Duration:00:39:34

Mothman Starter Guide: Red Eyed Beast or Alien Visitor?

12/14/2018
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“We are dealing with three types of phenomena in these cases. The first is the winged man; the second is a giant bird, so huge it is a biological impossibility; third, we have a monstrous demon with red eyes, bat’s wings, and a body closely human in form. All three are probably interrelated.” ― John A. Keel, The Mothman Prophecies Today, your hosts go extraterrestrial all up on this case. Join Dakota and Amanda as they try and solve the mystery of the Mothman. What do The Men in Black, A...

Duration:00:38:18

Screaming House: A Rental Property Nightmare in Union Missouri

12/7/2018
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"Do you believe in ghosts? I use to be like many of you. I was a true skeptic. A true disbeliever. That was me until three years ago. Now I do believe. I wish I didn’t. It would be easier for me to sleep at night." ~Steven LaChance, 2004 The Union, Missouri Haunting Travel today to Union, Missouri and listen to the tale of the Union Screaming House and the LaChance family. In May of 2001, Steven LaChance and his three children moved into a 1932 "Dream Home" but the dreams would soon turn...

Duration:00:51:04

FAE101: A Faerie Crash Course

11/30/2018
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"Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!" - James Barrie Join your hosts today as they breach the barrier of the fairy realm. Delivering you the origin stories of the "little people" and the numerous "types" that inhabit the Fae hierarchy. Come learn about Banshees, Leprechauns, Changelings, and the Washer Woman. In todays episode you will also learn about the Cottingley Fairies and their impact on much of Fairy Lore. Intro/Outro: Strange...

Duration:00:58:19

The Possession of Anneliese Michel: A Rose with Many Thorns

11/23/2018
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"SHE IS COMING!" Screamed the demons on the day meant to be the final exorcism, the expulsion day. Journey back with the Encounters team to learn the story of Anneliese Michel. The story of Anneliese takes us back to the 1960s to a sixteen year old begins to suffer mental health problems that would leave the host feeling a more "sinister" presence or presences... The Michal case would go on to greatly impact Vatican law and treatment of mental health and help turn the exorcism rights into...

Duration:00:34:40

Werewolf: An Origin Story Deconstructed

11/16/2018
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"Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?" A time honored question thats followed mankind since he learned to walk. This weeks CRYPTID 101 session is on the origin story of the Werewolf. Join your hosts Amanda and Dakota, on a wild ride thru history to examine this apex predator of the supernatural lore. Featured today in the episode are: Classic Greek Myths! Tragic Man/Monster Murders! and WERE-OPOSSUMS! Don't miss out, the mysteries of the mark of the beast awaits..... Intro/Outro: Strange...

Duration:00:38:36

The Bell Family Hauntings of Adams

11/9/2018
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This week, travel back to the 1800s in Adams, TN to learn the tale of the curse that befell the Bell Family and the hauntings that would become known as the work of the "Bell Witch". Come learn about strange Rabbit/Dog hybrids, crazy hymn singing spirits, and a run in with Andrew Jackson (who thought he could brave the callings of the dark spirit). Also our hosts open up the discussion to see where this "witch" falls on our cryptid/Haunting spectrum and talk about the diversity of the real...

Duration:00:38:18

Hallowe'en: An Origin Special and Homage

10/31/2018
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Samhain Tidings and Happy Halloween Listeners!! Gather round the podcast and listen to Amanda and Dakota conjure up the stories of Eves long since past. Learn about Samhain and Soul cakes, survive the spooky tale of Stingy Jack, and protect your candy stash from the dreaded Candy Man of Texas. Find out the truth behind the taboos and the lore behind your favorite Halloween antics. All on this week's episode of Encounters: A Paranormal Experience. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt...

Duration:00:40:59

The Demonic Menagerie of the Warrens

10/26/2018
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Join us on an aural fragmented museum tour deep into the famous Warren Occult Museum in Monroe, CT. This museum is home to many dark and demonic items like: Annabelle, a Doll of Shadows, many children headstones/Satanic Alters, and even an actual coffin from a modern day vampire. Dakota and Amanda will reveal the histories behind some of the Warren's darkest exhibits. Tune in now to enter "the most haunted place on earth". Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional...

Duration:00:40:35

Dolls from Hell feat. Annabelle and Robert

10/19/2018
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This week Dakota and Amanda open up the case of the Dolls from Hell! Starring: Annabelle. Raggedy Anne Doll. A Bit Obsessive and Clingy but one HELL of a good time. AND Robert. 3ft Sailor. Extremely Possessive and not one to be shut out twice. Listen as our hosts discuss proper demon doll etiquette, some shared childhood trauma, and why "BURN IT" may not be the best option. Will Dakota and Amanda survive? Tune in and find out. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional...

Duration:00:33:58

There's EVIL in them Woods! Walks with the Wendigo and Jersey Devil

10/12/2018
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In today's Cryptid 101 session, Dakota and Amanda hit you with a creature double feature with the Jersey Devil and the Wendigo. Both fascinating cryptids with vastly different complexities and lore! Visit the Pine Barrens of New Jersey and learn of a cursed 13th child, colonial familicide, and 300+ years of attacks. Then travel north to the terrain of the Canadian boarder to meet the Algonquian "evil spirit that devours mankind", or Wendigo. Join your hosts on discussing ethereal planes,...

Duration:00:29:49

The Perrons' v. Bathsheba: A Harrisville Haunting

10/5/2018
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Spooky Tidings and Welcome to October! Kicking off today we examine the Perron Family and the Harrisville Haunting (inspiration for The Conjuring film). Join Us as we discuss: An 1800s Witch(?), Some gruesome deaths, another arrival of the Warrens, and a less than perfect seance. All on this weeks episode. Stay Spooky. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional Music: Dreaming in 432Hz by The Unicorn Heads She Died Up There You Know by Dan Bodan

Duration:01:11:56

Sexy Demon Time with the Incubus?

9/28/2018
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"Whose that demon??? Sexy Demon....." This week, Dakota and Amanda find themselves on the topic of the Incubus. Come learn about this sexual aggressor whose attacks can range from terrifying to consensual dominatrices. We discuss the origins, Lilith, a crazy story about some stitches, and a conversation about sleep paralysis that leaves our hosts with more questions than answers. All on this week's episode of Encounters: A Paranormal Experience. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt...

Duration:00:22:27

Warrens and the Enfield Conundrum

9/21/2018
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Welcome to the Warren Mystery Special! Starring the history and context of two paranormal investigators that would influence us for years to come, Ed and Lorraine Warren. Featured in todays episode are The Warren Occult Museum, Background Info on the Warrens, and a Case attributed to them but falsely, the Enfield Poltergeist. Come seek the truth in todays episode. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional Music: Reflections by MK2 Dreaming in 432Hz by The Unicorn Heads

Duration:00:50:17

Djinn, Jinn, Jinni, Genie?

9/14/2018
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This week on Encounters, join Dakota and Amanda as they reveal the secrets of the Lamp. Travel back into this Arabian Nights cryptid that has defied time and space to tempt humanity till judgment day. But what do these all powerful beings look like? whats their goal? and do they really give out wishes? Find out this week. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff Matt Harris Additional Music: Gaia in Fog by Dan Bodan Impending Boom by Doug Maxwell

Duration:00:30:57

Ouija, Spirit Boards, and a lil' Zozo

9/7/2018
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Join your hosts this week as they unwrap the mystery of the Spirit Board. Used as a communication device to the dead, the trepidation surrounding occult items like the Ouija board has become common. But where did it come from? What are the rules? and who is this Zozo I keep hearing about? Find out this week on Encounters: A Paranormal Experience. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional Music: Day of Recon by Max Surla Apocalypse by SYBS

Duration:00:46:13

Black Eyed Children, or the Ones with Soulless Eyes

8/31/2018
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Welcome back to another Cryptid 101 session with Dakota and Amanda. This weeks topic takes us deep into the darkness of the Black Eyed Children (or BEKs), a urban myth / paranormal phenomenon that has sprung into major light in the past 2 decades. Where do they come from? What are they? What do they want? Find out now on Encounters a Paranormal Experience. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional Music: Doll Dancing by Puddle of Infinity She Died Up There You Know by Dan Bodan

Duration:00:46:18

Stanley Hotel: A Residual Wonderland for Ghosts

8/24/2018
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WOOO! This week we dive deep into the haunted corridors of Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. Join your hosts, Dakota and Amanda, as they dive into this residually haunted hotel that was constructed at the turn of the century, inspired Stephen King's The Shining, and still draws a crowd of paranormal enthusiasts far and wide! Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional Underscoring: Flying Free by Jingle Punks

Duration:00:52:10