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Spooked

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Hosted by Glynn Washington, the 13-part series features terrifyingly true tales of the supernatural, told by people from across the globe who have lived them – from hauntings along the Mexican-American border to an entire crowd possessed by animal spirits in Indonesia to the mysterious ghost boy in Ireland. The series kicks off with a tragic tale of an orphan and a story of an eerie voice in the woods. Episode 2 includes a retelling of an incident at a roadhouse bar and unveils the secrets that lie inside a haunted mansion. 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 and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab,Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media, and many others.

Hosted by Glynn Washington, the 13-part series features terrifyingly true tales of the supernatural, told by people from across the globe who have lived them – from hauntings along the Mexican-American border to an entire crowd possessed by animal spirits in Indonesia to the mysterious ghost boy in Ireland. The series kicks off with a tragic tale of an orphan and a story of an eerie voice in the woods. Episode 2 includes a retelling of an incident at a roadhouse bar and unveils the secrets that lie inside a haunted mansion. 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 and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab,Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media, and many others.
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United States

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WNYC

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Hosted by Glynn Washington, the 13-part series features terrifyingly true tales of the supernatural, told by people from across the globe who have lived them – from hauntings along the Mexican-American border to an entire crowd possessed by animal spirits in Indonesia to the mysterious ghost boy in Ireland. The series kicks off with a tragic tale of an orphan and a story of an eerie voice in the woods. Episode 2 includes a retelling of an incident at a roadhouse bar and unveils the secrets that lie inside a haunted mansion. 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 and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab,Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media, and many others.

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English


Episodes

Knock, Knock - Episode #11

10/16/2017
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Stories: "Clown Zombie" - What happens when you make a happy clown very, very angry? "Polaroid Phantom" - Two men discover that the ghosts in their home are not camera shy. See pics at www.seeingthingsthebook.com.

Duration: 00:29:00


The Summoning - Episode #10

10/11/2017
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Stories: "Spirit on the Board" - What happens when a group of kids conjure a spirit? "The Seance" - A long-lost love comes to town for a visit, and he's been dead for years. "Dollhouse" - A young girl’s grandmother builds her a dollhouse, which she soon discovers is haunted.

Duration: 00:39:00


Unholy Water - Episode #9

10/9/2017
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Stories: "Devil’s Water" - Attempting to dig the family well in rural Michigan, Glynn's family comes up dry--until Daddy cuts a deal with the Devil. "Hot Water" - What’s really out there, waiting for you in the dark? Three college girls went camping in New Mexico to relax. What they found will terrify you.

Duration: 00:33:00


The Black Rose - Episode #8

10/5/2017
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Stories: "Great Aunt Rose" - When Christina McKenna’s cruel aunt comes back from the grave to make amends--she’s not sure if she can forgive. "The Unicorn Prince" - Every year, Maria's aunt bought her a cute doll for her collection. But this year... the doll was different.

Duration: 00:26:00


A Friend In The Forest - Episode #7

10/1/2017
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On the edge of Ireland in the deep forest, a young boy makes a new friend that no one in town has seen for years.

Duration: 00:30:00


The Shadow Men - Episode #6

9/27/2017
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Witch Cage: A woman buys a medieval jail… and tries to make it her home. Phantom Border Agent: A border agent encounters rumors that his long-dead colleague is working his old patrol in the middle of the desert.

Duration: 00:39:00


Possession - Episode #5

9/24/2017
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"Indonesian Ghost Show" - When a TV crew shows up to film a ghost show their disrespect angers the gods. "Daikon" - Susan's dog Daikon kept giving signs that an intruder was haunting her old Victorian in New Orleans. Then one night in October, the intruder crossed the line.

Duration: 00:23:00


The Curse - Episode #4

9/16/2017
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"La Bruja" - How do you remove a family curse? You have to call in la Bruja. Nestor Gomez is a storyteller based in Chicago.

Duration: 00:23:00


Borderlands - Episode #3

9/10/2017
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Border Bogeyman Rocky Elmore used to work down by the border during long pitch-black nights in the desert. It was so dark you never knew who or what was out there. The Seer The trouble began in Sri Lanka, when Chandra’s aunt woke up one day and couldn’t move her arms or legs. The doctors had no answers, but a mysterious priest led the family on a quest to find the truth beyond medical science.

Duration: 00:27:00


Lost In Time - Episode #2

9/3/2017
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There are good reasons in some places that the signs warn to stay on the path. On Spooked we ignore the warnings, jump the fence, peek through the keyhole and open up the dark closet. "Time Warp Saloon" The neon sign is still blinking at the roadhouse bar. The jukebox plays an old tune as the bartender says "Last Call." Just one more. Why not? What could it hurt? "Ladell's Ghost" A haunted mansion. A secret suicide? Some letters are meant to be read only after you have passed.

Duration: 00:37:00


The Watcher - Episode #1

9/3/2017
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There are times when you are supposedly all alone. And then you see her, him or it out of the corner of your eye...watching. "The Night Mother" Tragedy is in the air when a young woman gets a knock on the door... a policeman with a baby in his arms. "Take care of her," he says. "Tonight she just became an orphan." "Voice In The Woods" When the voice says "Stop" you stay perfectly still. And when the voice says "Run!" you had better run.

Duration: 00:38:00