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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Linda Vista Community Hospital: LA's Abandoned Hospital turned Senior Center

2/1/2021
Happy 2021 Listeners! To celebrate, Amanda & Dakota have decided to dive into the year with their FIRST Haunted Hospital! Come explore the haunted location known at Linda Vista Community Hospital of Los Angeles, California. This turn of the century Hospital, saw many tragedies as it slowly trickled away its time, ultimately closing in 1991. What mysteries lurk in the abandoned asylum? What secrets are hiding in the records littered all over the complex? And find out who is inhabiting the...

Duration:00:40:46

The Mythic Nine Tailed Foxes of Asia: Kitsune, Huli Jing, & Kumiho

12/25/2020
Glad tidings Encounter's Listeners! Todays episode is another CRYPTID 101 exploring the folklore and mythology of the Nine Tailed Foxes of Eastern Asia! From ancestral guardians to blood thirsty beasts these little foxes keep the surprises coming. Join your hosts as they discuss 3 of the best known foxes: The Huli Jing of Ancient China, the Kitsune (and its hierarchy) of Japan, and Koreas own the bloodthirsty Kumiho. Its the final episode of 2020! Don't Miss it! Dakota and Amanda would...

Duration:00:59:14

1969 Berkshire County MASS UFO Abductions and Sightings

11/27/2020
On todays episode come listen to Amanda and Dakota discuss a long forgotten but recently revisited gem of Ufology and Lore. The Berkshire County sightings of 1969 include a numerously reported UFO sighting that covered the skyspace over Berkshire County. From playdates that end in tractor beam abductions to a twenty-something single mother and her gal pal witnessing a "flying tortoise shell" to a repeat abduction survivor who refused to let this story fade into the shadows. Tune in now!...

Duration:00:41:47

Phantom Hitchhiker - Urban Legend Origin Story

11/13/2020
In this one, Dakota and Amanda go on a globe trotting mission to uncover the various myths and mysterious of Phantom Hitchhikers. Join your hosts on a origin story taking them all over the landscape of America and even the Globe as they discuss one of folklores most experienced supernatural entity. Imagine driving along a long dark stretch of highway and suddenly a female in distress stops you in the middle of nowhere for help only to disappear moments after you agree. Its the story of...

Duration:00:34:33

Discussion: Reality TV Ghost Hunting Approaches at Stanley

11/3/2020
Today, Amanda and Dakota sit down and discuss the various ways reality Ghost Hunting shows investigate known Paranormal Locations. Specifically our hosts revisit the previously covered, Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. Tune in to hear the thoughts of the Encounters teams self dubbed "Paranormal Enthusiasts". Topics range from: Evidence vs Feelings, Helping vs Provoking, and even Paranormal Plumbers vs. Child Psychics! Welcome to the Discussion. Stay Spooky! Intro / Outro: Strange...

Duration:01:11:40

FLASHBACK: Hallowe'en: An Origin Special and Homage - A Holiday Spooktacular

10/1/2020
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 Harris Additional Music: - Happy Haunts by Aaron...

Duration:00:40:59

FLASHBACK: Screaming House: A Rental Property Nightmare in Union Missouri - LaChance's Union Screaming House Haunting

9/25/2020
It's time for another FLASHBACK episode! On this episode going us on a trip back thru season 1 with our overview and telling of the SCREAMING HOUSE. "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...

Duration:00:48:46

The Black Monk of Pontefract: A Violent UK Poltergeist

9/14/2020
Happy Haunts Encounters Listeners! Today the Encounter's duo explores the sordid and dangerous history of the UK's most violent poltergeist, The Black Monk of Pontefract. Disturbances surroundings the Pritchard Family and their 30 East Drive residence culminated in some of the most violent and visceral paranormal interactions that ultimately brought the Pritchard's face to face with a monster lost in antiquity. Tune in now to hear more of the Black Monk and his history of violence! If you...

Duration:00:43:35

FLASHBACK: Mothman Starter Guide: Red Eyed Beast or Alien Visitor?

9/11/2020
It's time for another FLASHBACK episode! On this episode going us on a trip back thru season 1 with our overview and telling of the MOTHMAN. “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...

Duration:00:38:18

FLASHBACK: Shadow People and the Red Eyes at the End of the Bed

9/4/2020
It's time for another FLASHBACK episode! On this episode going us on a trip back thru season 1 with our overview and telling of the SHADOW PEOPLE. On this episode, Dakota and Amanda dive into the realm of the Shadow Person. Just what are they? Where do they come from? What do the want? Join our paranormal discussion and learn about the world that lurks in the shadows in what we are calling a Cryptic 101 session. Music: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris (Youtube Audio Library)

Duration:00:46:48

FLASHBACK: The Possession of Anneliese Michel: A Rose with Many Thorns

8/28/2020
It's time for another FLASHBACK episode! On this episode going us on a trip back thru season 1 with our overview and telling of ANNELIESE. "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...

Duration:00:34:40

FLASHBACK: Myrtles Plantation: An Antebellum Ghost Legend

8/21/2020
It's time for another FLASHBACK episode! On this episode going us on a trip back thru season 1 with our overview and telling of the MYRTLES. This week join Dakota and Amanda as they disclose the secrets of the South's Most Haunted Home, Myrtles Plantation. This home has so many twists and turns, join Dakota and Amanda as we separate the fact from crap. Special Thanks to our friend Natalie for lending us a super spooky personal encounter she had on the property. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff...

Duration:00:49:32

Myrtles Plantation: An Antebellum Ghost Legend

8/11/2020
This week join Dakota and Amanda as they disclose the secrets of the Antebellum South's Most Haunted Home, Myrtles Plantation. This home has so many twists and turns, join Dakota and Amanda as we separate the fact from crap. Special Thanks to our friend Natalie for lending us a super spooky personal encounter she had on the property. Intro/Outro: Strange Stuff by Matt Harris Additional Music: Parzival by William Rosati & Hangin' with the Worms by Doug Maxwell

Duration:00:52:10

Look Back at Episode 1: Welcome to the Discussion

7/31/2020
Amanda and I wanted to make sure we said thank you to all of you who have been here along the way the past 2 years. To celebrate Join us for a special re-airing of the episode that started it all. Archive Upload: the Launch of Encounters: A Paranormal Experience. In todays episode our hosts (Amanda and Dakota) discuss the aims of the podcast and the differences in Intellectual and Residual Hauntings. Do you know the difference? No matter the answer dive on in and join the discussion! Book...

Duration:00:33:55

Encounters at the Crossroads: Highways, Biways, & Railways

7/21/2020
Join Amanda and Dakota as they explore a spooky double feature: first the legend behind the 'Haunted Spirit Tracks" or 'Railway' Legends of San Antonio & the story of a bus full of children and a crash course with fate and a train. Then Dakota loops in with the Mississippi Delta Devil Deals and learn why you never wanna make a deal with your soul. Dakota's confusion turns into your benefit as the PATREON CROSSROADS DOUBLE FEATURE is here! Tune in now and learn whats awaits at the spiritual...

Duration:00:54:00

The Ins and Outs Of Freemasonry

6/15/2020
On today's episode it another Secret Society Exploration with our very own, Natalie! Specifically we are diving into one of the most well known sects, The Fraternal Order of the Freemasons. An order known for its brotherly love, devotion to god, and secret rituals? According to the fraternity themselves: “Freemasonry is an individual journey towards becoming a better father, husband, friend, citizen and man, supported by other men at different points on the same journey.” Ask just about...

Duration:01:02:50

Recollections and Dreamscapes: The Hilary Porter Alien Abductions

5/19/2020
If you have never heard the story of Hilary Porter, it has everything: Reptilians, Greys, Abductions, Men In Black, Shadow People, & even top secret facility raids by little green men. With recollections stretching back to the early 50s, the life & abductions of Hilary Porter provides an interesting retrospective on what it means to be constantly observed, interacted with, and experimented on. Tune in now to hear the story of a woman who has seen aliens her entire life. Stay Spooky. Check...

Duration:00:51:12

Encounters: Paranormal Update - May 2020

5/18/2020
Happy May Encounter's Listeners! Dakota and Amanda wanted to give everyone who visits the Encounters Patreon something fun and entertaining, so for the month of May 2020 the 2020 Episodes of Paranormal Update have been made public! Here's our May 2020 Episode! If you like what you hear, check us out at www.patreon.com/encountersaparanormalexp This month, Paranormal Update explores: Haunted Mansions for Rent, GoogleMaps Ghosts in France, Alien Confirmation from the Pentagon and so much...

Duration:00:23:17

Demonology 101 with Encounters': An Intro w/ Examples!

4/20/2020
Welcome to Demonology 101! On this episode, Amanda & Dakota explore the massive and expansive topic of Demonology! Demonology has been a running topic amongst the spectral narrative for centuries and we are gonna distill it down to the basics with examples! In addition to the basics, the Encounters Team has compiled a few "Need to Know Demons" including: Andromalius, Paimon, Samael & other Demons. As well as some secret knowledge from our co-hort Natalie about "The King". Tune in now &...

Duration:00:55:45

'High Beams' or The Killer in the Backseat - Urban Legend Origins

4/2/2020
Happy April Listeners! This month, join Amanda and Dakota as they explore the legend behind the 'Killer in the Backseat" or 'High Beams' Legends. The stories all start out the same, a young female stops to get gas and then is chased by another vehicle flashing it's bright lights. Eventually the driver learns that a murderer or killer has stowed away in the back seat and she barely escaped with her life. We see this legend evolve, infiltrate the culture, and learn why you "always check...

Duration:00:27:35