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Episode 16: Gettysburg Ghosts

9/14/2017
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In this episode we talk about the ghosts of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Featuring interviews with author Mark Nesbitt, Patrick from the Gettysburg Paranormal Association, and Jack from the Cashtown Inn. James also tells about some of the strangeness he experienced staying at some of the haunted inns around Gettysburg. If you would like to help us Read More The post Episode 16: Gettysburg Ghosts appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:07:02


Episode 15: Kelly, Don’t Pet the Devil Monkey

8/31/2017
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In this episode we talk with Aaron David and Kelly from the Charm the Water podcast. Aaron and Kelly talked about some strange things going on around their house during a recent Charm the Water episode. Some of the things they were describing set off some alarms for us and made us think: they are going to Read More The post Episode 15: Kelly, Don’t Pet the Devil Monkey appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:44:40


Episode 14: A New Voice

8/14/2017
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In this episode Timothy introduces James, his new partner for paranormal investigations – and a voice you’ll be hearing a lot more on Strange Familiars. They talk about some weird happenings from James’ childhood: Were bigfoot creatures stalking around his family home? What was the strange thing is father saw crouched along Toad Road? (They also promised to Read More The post Episode 14: A New Voice appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 00:53:19


Episode 13: Listener Stories 1 – Fae, Grassman, Hatman, and More

8/3/2017
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For episode 13 we talk with Jim Pyre. Jim is a Strange Familiars listener and he reached out to us with some of his experiences with the strange and paranormal. We talked about will-o-the-wisps, the fae folk, grassman, hatman and more – including some thoughts about what may be behind some of these phenomena. We’ll Read More The post Episode 13: Listener Stories 1 – Fae, Grassman, Hatman, and More appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 00:53:05


Episode 12: Blind Joe Parsons

7/13/2017
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In Episode 12 we present the story of a piece of history nearly lost; we talk about antique photography; we hear about a blind hero of the Civil War who became an amazing horse trainer; we learn the value of research; tell about a trip to the Antiques Roadshow; and talk about some interesting synchronicities…. Read More The post Episode 12: Blind Joe Parsons appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 00:35:56


Episode 11: Iron and the Supernatural, part 2: The Blacksmith

6/29/2017
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For episode 11 we continue our talk about iron and the supernatural. This episode we focus on the blacksmith and the blacksmith’s role in folklore, magic, and as a liminal figure. We talk with author, powwow practitioner, and blacksmith, Cody Dickerson. We hear another story of a changeling and a boy taught to work iron by Read More The post Episode 11: Iron and the Supernatural, part 2: The Blacksmith appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:00:26


Episode 10: Iron and the Supernatural, part 1: Changelings

6/15/2017
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In Episode 10 we start our ongoing series discussing iron and the supernatural. With Joshua Cutchin, we talk about iron and the fae folk, changelings, and more – and then we hear some old stories regarding changelings, including one that went horribly wrong. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus Read More The post Episode 10: Iron and the Supernatural, part 1: Changelings appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 00:50:51


Episode 9: Bigfoot Yesterday and Today, part 2

6/1/2017
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We continue with Mark Blankenship’s bigfoot encounters and then hear two more articles about possible bigfoot creatures from the 1800s. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars Episode 9 notes and links: Mark’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqj1… Matt Deterior: http://mattdeterior.bigcartel.com instagram: Read More The post...

Duration: 01:11:11


Episode 8: Bigfoot Yesterday and Today, part 1

5/18/2017
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In this episode we hear about a very old sighting of a possible albatwitch creature (Pennsylvania’s “little bigfoot”) from 1838 – and then we talk with Mark Blankenship who has had some much more recent encounters with creatures in Washington state. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus Read More The post Episode 8: Bigfoot Yesterday and Today, part 1 appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:07:03


Episode 7: Spooklights and Headless Ghosts

5/8/2017
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In Episode 7 we talk about the little town of Seven Valleys and many strange reports that have come from the area – including mystery lights, bigfoot sightings, pig weirdness, and more. We hear the story of Old Man Ruby, who died the same day as his horse and was seen riding his spectral mount Read More The post Episode 7: Spooklights and Headless Ghosts appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 00:50:22


Episode 6: Barnum’s Cannibals

4/20/2017
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Episode 6 tells the true story of P.T. Barnum’s Fiji Cannibals. After being taken from Fiji and exhibited in sideshows and dime museums around the United States, one of these men died in York, Pennsylvania. Newspapers reported that two other “cannibals” attempted to eat his corpse. What really happened?…and where is the Fiji Cannibal’s body? Read More The post Episode 6: Barnum’s Cannibals appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:13:04


Episode 5: Haunted Roads

4/6/2017
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In Episode 5 we talk about Haunted Roads – both the general idea and symbolism of haunted roads, and some specific haunted roads. Our guest is Thomas White. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars Episode Read More The post Episode 5: Haunted Roads appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 00:51:41


Episode 4: The Witch Diggers

3/23/2017
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In Episode 4 we tell a strange story of bigfoot creatures and other weirdness from 1892 in Indiana and compare it with some modern bigfoot reports. Our guest is Joshua Cutchin. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: click Read More The post Episode 4: The Witch Diggers appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:20:00


Episode 3: Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, part 3

3/9/2017
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In episode 3 we journey back to Toad Road and discuss ghosts, bigfoot, the Hidebehind, cryptids, iron furnaces, missing persons, and more – including some very dark, very real true crime stories which took place in the area. If you listen to Strange Familiars on iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher, Google Play or via any other service Read More The post Episode 3: Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, part 3 appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:40:45


Episode 2 – The Seven Gates of Hell, part 2: The Singing Corpse

2/23/2017
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Strange Familiars explores a variety of subjects in a combination of storytelling, reporting, interviews, and discussion. Cryptids, ghosts, folklore, mythology, and paranormal topics. Our first cycle of episodes will explore some local legends from York County, Pennsylvania beginning with Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. In our second episode we follow the Codorus Read More The post Episode 2 – The Seven Gates of Hell, part 2: The Singing Corpse appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 04:36:57


Episode 1 – Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, part 1

2/6/2017
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Strange Familiars explores a variety of subjects in a combination of storytelling, reporting, interviews, and discussion. Cryptids, ghosts, folklore, mythology, and paranormal topics. Our first cycle of episodes will explore some local legends from York County, Pennsylvania beginning with Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. In the first episode we talk a little […] The post Episode 1 – Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, part 1 appeared first on Strange Familiars.

Duration: 01:29:07