The Ghost Story Guys

The Ghost Story Guys
Authors Brennan Storr & Ian Gibbs whistling past the graveyard

90: Creatures With Covered Faces
Aug 4 • 98 min
This time around we start off light, with dishwasher poltergeists and reassuring visits from passed-on loved ones, then we head into deep waters where wait the Hat Man, shadow children, and way down in that far dark, the creatures with covered faces. Also…
89: Doppelgänger Country
Jul 21 • 82 min
What happens when a familiar voice calls you into the dark corners of your home while you’re alone in the house? Can you keep it together when you hear your loved one giggling in the next room, just before their car pulls into the driveway? On this…
88: This is Not the End
Jul 7 • 69 min
This time around we dive back into our bag of listener stories and come out with doppelgangers, shadowy pursuers, and a childhood friend who is not as he seems, plus a whole lot more. Also on this episode: yurt living, vicariously experiencing the plot of…
87: A Star in a Dark Night - The Haunting of the Philippines
Jun 23 • 72 min
What’s it like to grow up haunted in the Philippines? On this episode two of our listeners share their stories of exactly that, and take us on a journey that reassures as much as it frightens. From being cursed by nature spirits to a voice that saved…
86: Objects in the Mirror May Be More Haunted Than They Appear
Jun 9 • 74 min
On this episode we confront that which we fear the most - mirrors and find there are far worse things looking back at us than our reflections. With stories coming from Mexico, Serbia, and New Zealand, among other places, it’s hard to deny that things are…
85: The Phantom of the Factory
May 26 • 71 min
On this globe-spanning episode we explore our very first set of Djinn stories from Pakistan, a disembodied hand reaches around the door of an Australian hospital, an urban explorer in the Rust Belt meets his match, and so much more! Also on this episode:…
84: Don’t Answer the Door
May 12 • 71 min
It’s time for another round of listener stories and things get weird: phantom cats, the little girl in the vents, a man held hostage by an unseen presence, and the very real dangers of falling asleep with the door unlocked are just a taste of what we have…
83: The Riddle of the Mountains
Apr 28 • 83 min
What nightmares await amidst the alpine peaks above us? On this episode we find out, and guest storyteller Paul Bestell of the Mysteries & Monsters podcast is along for the ride. A hungry mountain, the man in the well, and secrets of a secluded hunting…
82: The Shadows Know
Apr 14 • 63 min
In trying times, we can always count on our fear of shadow people to supersede other concerns. On this episode they’re hiding in basements, destroying relationships, and quite possibly ending up on watchlists. Ever wondered about the efficacy of throwing…
81: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Haunted
Mar 31 • 69 min
This time around we join Idris Elba in canceling the apocalypse by recording this bad boy from 2 separate locations, a first for the show. We laugh, we cry (not really), and we tell some great goddamn listener stories, in defiance of nature and turducken,…
80: May the Dead Rise Up to Meet You - The Haunting of Ireland
Mar 17 • 75 min
St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and that means it’s time for us to share our long-in-gestation episode about haunting in Ireland! This one is a special show, with stories that are unique to the Emerald Isle: the shadows in the cemetery, the thing that cried,…
79: This Jacob is Dead
Mar 3 • 68 min
Psychic hostages, more encounters with the pale shadows, a dead little boy in the mirror, and one of the most unsettling stories we’ve ever heard are just a few of the things you’ll find on our latest set of listener stories. Also on this episode: the…
78: Whisperers in the Dark
Feb 18 • 69 min
You’re alone in the dark and someone, or something, calls your name - what do you do? On this episode, our listeners share their experiences and tell us exactly how they dealt with disembodied voices, mid-air fireballs, camping trips in Bigfoot country,…
77: Those Haunted Penitentiary Blues
Feb 4 • 63 min
Break out your harmonicas and striped pajamas because on this episode we’re taking a look at haunted prisons, past and present, with an exclusive look into the strange goings-on at an unnamed Florida penitentiary, courtesy of our listener Michael. This…
76: This Present Darkness
Jan 21 • 80 min
On our first official episode of 2020 we dive into a huge pile of listener stories and find shadow people waiting in the night, visits from the Sideways People, the hands under the bed, and so much more. We also announce our musical partnership with the…
75: Over the Years and Through the Woods
Jan 7 • 69 min
On this episode we took a look back at some of your (and our) favorite stories from the last couple years, calling back to episodes like “Taxi to the Other Side”, “Who Ya Gonna Call?”, “Ghost in the Machine” and a whole lot more. This episode was recorded…
74: A Very Scary Christmas, Volume 2
Dec 22, 2019 • 45 min
It’s the ho-ho-holidays and so we have a very special episode for all of you. On this episode we share two tales of horror, one of which is written by Brennan and being heard for the first time. They are both presented as full audio dramas narrated by…
73: Roadtripping the Great Beyond
Dec 10, 2019 • 70 min
On this episode we hop in GSG1 (Brennan’s Toyota) and head off in the direction of parts unknown. Along the way we find stories of disappearing gas stations, towns that aren’t there, a spectral truck haunting the lonely places, and more! Also on this…
72: The Lady Vanishes
Nov 26, 2019 • 73 min
On this episode we welcome guest storyteller Kevin Eustace of the podcast “We Need to Talk About Ghosts” to help us tell stories of spectral women. From trains in India, to open-air malls in Salt Lake City, the only thing we know for sure is that the lady…
71: Do You Know the Boiler Room Man?
Nov 12, 2019 • 76 min
On this episode we navigate the post-Halloween hangover with stories of a running giant, grave dancing, and the creeping terror of The Boiler Room Man. Also on this episode: Food subscriptions, a kitten arrives, and what is said, may never be unsaid
70: The Curious Case of Bumblebuzz
Oct 29, 2019 • 90 min
On our final episode of October we take another look into the mailbag to find listener stories that scare us just about as much as anything we’ve put into this show. There’s a strong chance the final story will make you want to sleep with the lights on.…
69: Pennies From Heaven (or Thereabouts)
Oct 15, 2019 • 78 min
On our second episode of the Halloween season we share listener stories about the dearly departed coming for one last goodbye, a former firehouse where spirits are trying to spread some cheer, confessions of a night shift nurse, and so much more. Also on…
68: What Does the Fox (Man) Say?
Oct 1, 2019 • 80 min
October has begun, and with it Listener Story Month! On this episode we share listener tales of encounters with a fox man in Northern Idaho, another run-in with the long-legged shadow beast, visitations from loved ones and a sculpture that comes for you…
67: The Haunting of India
Sep 17, 2019 • 81 min
After three long weeks away we’re back in the studio and ready to explore the high strangeness of the Indian subcontinent, finding numerous encounters with nature spirits, a house that refuses to be a home, and much more. Also on this episode: sunken…
66: Demons of the Prairie
Sep 3, 2019 • 78 min
On this episode we trek out across the lonesome prairies to find, if not demons, then at least their closest cousins; from drums in the dark, to a Lakota myth come to life, you’ll never trust the flatlands again. Also on this episode: why the show is like…
65: What Would You Do If the Shadows Moved?
Aug 20, 2019 • 74 min
On this episode we truly do head out into the darkness in search of shadow people stories, and by God they are there - multiple reports of a shadowy little girl, three horrid figures who can mimic the voice of a little boy’s mother, and much, much more.…
64: Camp Nowhere (And I Mean Nowhere)
Aug 6, 2019 • 71 min
On this episode we celebrate the waning days of summer with an exploration of camping and all its horrors - from flesh-and-blood knife-wielding psychos to razor-teeth children to yet another visit from the tiny figures in black hoods, there’s enough…
63: The Woods Are Trying to Kill You
Jul 23, 2019 • 76 min
On this episode, Brennan continues his polemic against being outside because there is horrible stuff out there: cults, ghostly medicine men, plus a frightening child, and that’s just for starters. Also: once more to Red Lobster, Google Home shall rise…
62: I Remember You Well in the Cecil Hotel (The Haunting of Los Angeles)
Jul 9, 2019 • 66 min
On this episode we celebrate Brennan’s triumphant return from Los Angeles by sifting through stories from the City of Angels. From a trip to the infamous Cecil Hotel, to the haunting of Highland Park, and a nature encounter unlike anything else we’ve ever…
61: The Bleak East
Jun 25, 2019 • 50 min
On this episode we welcome our very first guest storytellers, Kim and Jen from the “Boos & Bourbon” podcast, and together we dig up stories from the east coast of the USA, and it does not disappoint; time slips, the worst sleep paralysis ever, and…
60: Ghosts Along the Mississippi
Jun 11, 2019 • 71 min
On this episode we follow the mighty Mississippi, from Minnesota to Louisiana, along the way finding stories of screaming trees, the black room, killer cars, and more! Also on this episode: Ian trips the light fantastic, the trees are angry, and it’s…
59: The Voices Call Your Name
May 28, 2019 • 67 min
On this episode we are proud to present our tenth volume of listener stories! From the cat that arrived just in time to the spirit of a soldier guarding against shadow people, there’s a lot to get into and we are here for it. There’s also…
58: Haunted Healthcare, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Abyss
May 14, 2019 • 82 min
On this episode we share stories of the unexplained as experienced by healthcare professionals - from the Disco Angel of Death to children under the bed, to a story of possession that might, kinda-sorta, be bullshit, if nothing else we’ve learned that…
57: The Haunting of New Orleans
Apr 30, 2019 • 89 min
Finally! On this episode we take a trip to New Orleans in search of stories and we are not disappointed. From possessed sleepwalkers, to invisible tormentors, to perhaps the strangest encounter we’ve ever covered on this show, the Crescent City comes…
56: The Arkansas Banshee and Other Stories to Sabotage Your Sleep
Apr 16, 2019 • 101 min
On our ninth volume of listener stories (and longest episode so far) we go from Arkansas to the Philippines and beyond, along the way finding tales of shadow people, astral projection, and a possible banshee encounter so strong we encouraged the listener…
55: A Weakness For Spirits
Apr 2, 2019 • 85 min
On this episode we raise a glass and set off in pursuit of haunted pubs, and from the UK to America we find stories of disembodied voices, things in the basement, destructive phantoms and black-eyed girls, plus a lot more. Also on this episode: we welcome…
54: Terror of the Deep
Mar 19, 2019 • 79 min
On this episode we bravely venture beneath the surface of that great watery scourge, the ocean (plus one lake), to find stories of the Demon Crab, an electric ghost, disappearing galleons and a whole lot more. Also on this episode: the worst AirB&B, why…
53: The Haunting of France - Vive le Fantôme
Mar 5, 2019 • 89 min
Sacre bleu! On this episode we tackle our first full episode centered on a foreign locale, along the way hurdling a language barrier and finding stories of the worst AirB&B ever, a hotel that wasn’t there in the morning, a little boy who can go straight…
52: Saying Goodbye to the Ghost With Two Backs (Listener Stories, Vol. 8)
Feb 19, 2019 • 75 min
What’s more romantic than two grown men spending Valentine’s Day together reading each other stories about people having sex with ghosts? Pretty much anything, and that’s why we scrapped that idea in favor of much better stories from our listeners. You…
51: Cursed Items, or Why Marie Kondo Was Right
Feb 5, 2019 • 69 min
On this episode we wake up some haunted bric-a-brac and find stories that bring us joy while also creeping us the hell out. Cursed paintings, disappearing butter dishes, and a piano that connects two women across time and space are just some of the…
Bonus 007: A Guide to Recognizing Your Ghost Story Guys
Jan 29, 2019 • 42 min
You’ve heard their names a hundred times, now it’s time to meet the Ghost Story Guys research team! That’s right, on this bonus episode Luke Greensmith and Anthony Germain join us to tell us about themselves, what they do, and how working on the…
50: The Mythical Dream Episode
Jan 22, 2019 • 82 min
We are back from vacation and ready to tackle the great white whale that is our dream episode! Our listeners have submitted a huge range of stories about their nocturnal adventures, from predicting births in their family to saying goodbye to loved ones to…
49: Crossing Over
Jan 8, 2019 • 55 min
We’ve all lost someone we care about and wondered whether or not we’ll get to see them again. On this episode we don’t have any answers for you, but we do have strange and unusual stories submitted by a hospice nurse who has spent 30 years helping…
48: A Very Scary Christmas
Dec 23, 2018 • 58 min
Whether you call it Christmas, Yule, Wintermas, or just another damn day, this used to be the season for scares; families would gather round the fire and run out the long, cold hours till dark by telling one another spooky stories. On this episode we…
47: Taxi to the Other Side
Dec 11, 2018 • 74 min
On this episode we catch a ride to far-off spots like Singapore and Pudukottai, India where cab drivers have encountered the kind of high strangeness you’ll have to hear to believe: doppelgangers, vanishing cyclists, the sirens of the wastelands, and…
46: Who Ya Gonna Call? First Responders vs. the Paranormal
Nov 27, 2018 • 77 min
On this episode there’s something strange in the neighborhood and in the absence of Ghostbusters, police, paramedics, and firemen are left to answer the call. From first person stories sent in by a Canadian paramedic whose remote station house has an…
Bonus 006: Sapper Kelly’s Search For Water
Nov 20, 2018 • 25 min
On this bonus episode the guys share a little-known dowsing story about the ANZAC forces in WWI and manage to mostly avoid insulting Australia Mostly. Also on this episode: the magic of fried chicken, Ian’s Kitchen Nightmares, and…
45: Lopsided Jesus & the War on Two Fronts (Listener Stories, Vol. 7)
Nov 13, 2018 • 92 min
On this episode we share our final volume of listener stories for 2018, with tales of the strange and unusual from across the US and Canada. Flickering lights, a spirit that hates cats, and, of course, Shadow People all make an appearance, proving…
44: The Ultra Mega Halloween Special II
Oct 30, 2018 • 108 min
It’s that time again. Our Ultra Mega Halloween special is back, powered by you, our listeners, who sent in stories of your encounters with the fae folk, shadow people, invisible forces who cause bodily harm, and so much more. Last year’s Halloween special…
Bonus 005: Great Canadian Ghost Stories, with Barbara Smith
Oct 23, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode we’re joined in-studio by legendary Canadian author Barbara Smith to talk about her (fantastic) new book “Great Canadian Ghost Stories”. Barbara has been collecting and writing stories of the paranormal for almost thirty years and is set…
43: The Disappearing Man, and Other Things People Wish They Hadn’t Seen
Oct 16, 2018 • 70 min
On this episode we dig into our massive archive of listener stories and share tales of a haunted hotel in Texas, the high strangeness of Florida, astrally projected revenge, and more! Also on this episode: teachable moments, when everything sounds like a…
42: Return of the Living Shadows
Oct 2, 2018 • 68 min
On this episode we again explore the topic of Shadow People, one of the few paranormal creatures that can get under Brennan’s skin and discover that sometimes, they’re as afraid of us as we are of them. Most of the time they’re not though, and that…
Bonus 004: Everybody Do the Skinwalker
Sep 25, 2018 • 35 min
For our fourth bonus episode we watched Jeremy Corbell’s new documentary “Hunt For the Skinwalker”, then discussed our thoughts on the film and the phenomenon which inspired it. It’s a bonus episode so prepare for wild theories and a surprisingly long…
41: Viva (Haunted) Las Vegas!
Sep 18, 2018 • 70 min
On this episode Ian is back from Las Vegas and so we decide to take a peek at all that darkness hidden behind the bright lights. It turns out - to no one’s surprise - that Sin City is good at keeping secrets, but a few stories have slipped out from behind…
40: The Ghost in the Machine
Sep 4, 2018 • 78 min
On this episode we try to make sense of the bizarre audio phenomenon we captured last week, talk about other times these things have happened to us, and then dive into stories of technology gone amuck. Phantom voices, phone calls from the dead, and a…
Bonus 003: Centralia, and the Tyranny of Memory
Aug 28, 2018 • 60 min
On episode 39 we explored the haunting of Pittsburgh and it led to conversations about Centralia, the little Pennsylvania town underneath which a fire has been burning for over 50 years. Turns out Ian has always wanted to go there, and Brennan has been,…
39: The Haunting of Pittsburgh - They Come at Night
Aug 21, 2018 • 91 min
On this episode, Ian is back from vacation and we explore the paranormal underside of a city that seems to keep calling to Brennan. Amidst the shadows of the Steel City we find night time intruders, lonely little ghosts, and maybe, just maybe, a place…
Bonus 002: Mayhem and Fried Chicken
Aug 7, 2018 • 34 min
On our second bonus episode the guys eat an unhealthy amount of fried chicken and talk about the Shudder-exclusive horror film “Mayhem”, Brennan’s Celiac Monster office co-worker, and Ian’s enthusiasm for, shall we say, certain films.
38: The Black Dog Laughs at Midnight
Jul 24, 2018 • 77 min
On this episode we take a look at sightings of the legendary Black Shuck, with stories of either being hunted or protected by these beasts. Along the way we explore the idea of generational haunting, the way run-ins with Black Shuck resemble Bigfoot…
37: The Haunting of Los Angeles, Part 2 - Sympathy for the Drowned
Jul 10, 2018 • 79 min
On this episode we take a second look at one of Brennan’s favorite cities and dig up stories about the Hilton from Hell, a mysteriously cheap apartment, and sympathy for the drowned, among others. Also on this episode: the guys talk television, Ian tells…
36: You Can Check Out Any Time You Like…
Jun 27, 2018 • 72 min
On this episode we dive into stories of haunted hotels; from doppelgangers to spectral kids to an unseen strangler, you’ll be glad you don’t work the front desk over night. Unless you do, in which case, send us your stories. Also on this episode - Ian…
Bonus Episode 001: So You Want to Write a Book, with Tori Elliott of Touchwood Editions
Jun 21, 2018 • 29 min
On our very first bonus episode we welcome Tori Elliott, Promotions Coordinator for Touchwood Editions, into the studio to talk publishing and Tori offers some advice to writers thinking about taking their first steps down that road. From editing to…
35: Invisible Friends, Uninvited Guests, & the Power of Louisiana
Jun 12, 2018 • 88 min
On this episode we dive into a whole new batch of listener stories including what may be the most haunted house we’ve ever heard of, and those spirits are NOT happy. Other stories include a young boy in Texas who makes an invisible friend, a child in…
34: One Time, At Summer Camp
May 29, 2018 • 92 min
On this episode we shine a light on the dark corners of that great American rite of passage, summer camp. From past lives, to talking lightning, to an angry lake monster - you’ll either never want to camp again or wonder where to sign. Also on this…
33: The Haunting of Detroit, Part 1 - Amid the Shadows of Motor City
May 15, 2018 • 74 min
On this episode we explore Detroit, the Motor City, and find that shadows have taken up residence among the remains of America’s postwar dream. Disembodied voices, a man who experimented with death, Shadow People, and more are found in a city with enough…
32: Death On the Road
May 1, 2018 • 61 min
On this episode we celebrate Brennan’s new driving job with stories of haunted highways, truck stop spirits, and all the other strange things one finds in the long stretches of blacktop between cities.
31: Let Me Tell You About the Time I Almost Died
Apr 17, 2018 • 92 min
On this episode we dive into some listener stories and hear about close encounters, living shadows, and possibly the worst night terrors you can imagine. We also hear about haunted asylums and are reminded, over and over, that you should always trust your…
30: The Thing in the Woods
Apr 3, 2018 • 71 min
On this episode we dive into a topic new to both of us - that of strange staircases allegedly found in US national parks. From there we try to ruin your summer camping plans with a raft of paranormal stories from the forests of North America.
29: Of Boats and Bagans
Mar 25, 2018 • 50 min
Brennan is back from vacation and he has returned with stories from the Museum of Death in Los Angeles, the Queen Mary cruise liner in Long Beach, and, wait for it, Zak Bagans’ Haunted Museum in Las Vegas!
28: The Haunting of Western Australia - That’s Not a Ghost, THIS is a Ghost
Mar 6, 2018 • 59 min
This episode we hop a fried-out Kombi and head out on the trail of hauntings in Western Australia. We look at phantom screams, ghostly kissing, and the spirit of Pinjarra Bridge, among other things. Come for the ghosts, stay for Brennan’s atrocious…
27: If It Ain’t Haunted, Don’t Fix It
Feb 20, 2018 • 69 min
On this episode Ian’s resolve is weakened by cold medication and so Brennan says a bunch of things he shouldn’t while discussing the phony-baloney legends behind both the Winchester Mystery House and Amityville Horror.
26: In the Land of the Faerie, the Digression is King
Feb 6, 2018 • 65 min
On this episode Brennan and Ian take on the subject of faerie lore and find out they’re in way above their heads. Buckle up - this conversation goes all over the map, from Missing 411 to Skinwalkers to Lord of the Rings and, somewhere in there, you might…
25: A Very Scary Anniversary
Jan 22, 2018 • 92 min
Aaaand we’re back! On our one-year anniversary episode, Ian and Brennan dig into a massive stack of listener stories, debate the relative merits of late breakfast, and share the latest paranormal goings-on in their own lives.
24: The Old Magic of Christmas
Dec 22, 2017 • 57 min
On this episode we’re reclaiming Christmas in the name of all that is spooky. From a hot-off-the-presses story about a seemingly impossible occurrence in a hospital to a sharp-toothed Santa, to mysterious chimes and bells signaling from beyond, we have a…
23: America’s Most Haunted Hotels, with Jamie Davis Whitmer
Dec 12, 2017 • 71 min
On this American road trip-themed episode, author Jamie Davis Whitmer takes us from lesser known hauntings in Bisbee, Arizona to her own personal encounter with the spirits of the Stanley Hotel and the Queen Mary. She also lets us in on the dark spiritual…
22: When the Other Side is On Your Side
Nov 28, 2017 • 52 min
On this episode we tackle a very special piece of listener mail that takes us from the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado to one of the darkest places a person can go. Parts of the episode are not easy but ultimately this is a story about a family…
21: The Haunting of Los Angeles, Part 1 - Bright Lights and the Uneasy Dead
Nov 14, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode we wade into the deep paranormal waters of Los Angeles and come back with stories of orbs, shadow people, and creatures masquerading as Greys. We also uncover a series of hauntings in sites belonging to the US Job Corps, Brennan gushes…
20: The Ultra Mega Halloween Special
Oct 30, 2017 • 74 min
We asked for submissions and you all answered, so this episode is 100% listener stories. Ok, 95% listener stories, 4% our stories, and 1% Brennan making an embarrassing Freudian slip. The stories take us all the way from Canada to the USA to England and…
19: The Haunting of Vancouver Island, with Shanon Sinn
Oct 17, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode we welcome Shanon Sinn, author of the brand new “The Haunting of Vancouver Island” and explore some of western Canada’s lesser known hauntings.
18: The City by the Lake, and Other Places to Die
Oct 6, 2017 • 66 min
On this episode Brennan recounts the story of his visit to the abandoned tuberculosis hospital town of Tranquille and we do a dive into other famous haunted sanitariums. This episode is dropping two days late so it’s almost double the usual duration as…
17: Re-Joining the Losers Club
Sep 19, 2017 • 37 min
On this episode we return to the loving embrace of everyone’s favorite killer clown - IT. Ian and I run through our thoughts on the new film with digressions to 3am rat-hunting, ironic veganism, and the dangers of putting your eggs in one basket.
16: The Men Who Are Not There
Sep 6, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode we throw out the rundown and talk about a phenomenon neither of us had really heard of before - men in coveralls who appear both on the borders of sleep and in the middle of the day. This one is quite literally hot off the presses, having…
15: Spirits of the Cage, with Richard Estep
Aug 22, 2017 • 46 min
Ever wonder what it’s like to investigate a haunted medieval prison for witches? Wonder no more! On this episode we interview Richard Estep, co-author (with Vanessa Mitchell) of the upcoming book, “Spirits of the Cage: True Accounts of Living in a Haunted…
14: Annabelle and the Chamber of Air Quotes
Aug 8, 2017 • 48 min
Did you ever want to know the true story behind the movie “Annabelle: Creation”? On this episode, we sail up that particular river of lies to terminate the legend of our own pudgy Colonel Kurtz, finding some actual haunted items, the spirits of children…
13: The Haunted Island of Dr. KillJoy
Jul 25, 2017 • 37 min
On this episode Brennan and Ian tackle the famous haunted islands of Poveglia and Daksa, only to learn that the truth is way less fun than the legends. They do manage to find 2 other haunted islands, though, before bumping up against another annoying…
12: A Strange Little Place
Jul 10, 2017 • 49 min
Have you ever heard of the haunted town of Revelstoke? It’s a strange little place tucked away in western Canada, and it has a paranormal history stretching back almost 100 years, including everything from ghosts, to UFOs, to gremlins and sasquatch. Think…
11: Haunted East Los Angeles, with Mario Becerra
Jun 13, 2017 • 42 min
On this episode we host Mario Becerra, author of “Haunted East Los Angeles”. The book is the first collection of ghost stories to come out of East LA and to celebrate we experiment a little bit with sound. Listen with headphones!
10: The River Was Our Boogeyman
Jun 5, 2017 • 41 min
Brennan’s back from the road (and the flu, which is why this episode is coming a week late) with a selection of stories including things in the dark, possible screen memories, and a man who may have survived the Missing 411 phenomenon.
9: I Said, God Damn the Shadow Man
May 16, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode we discuss stories of Shadow People - both those encountered by us and by people we know. Also, Brennan tells the story about that time he slept in his car near the Indian burial ground and Ian forgets how to tell time.
8: Psychic Dreaming, with Loyd Auerbach
May 2, 2017 • 70 min
In the first half, Loyd Auerbach joins us to talk about the reissue of his 1991 best-seller “Psychic Dreaming”, psychic detectives, and how he became a chocolatier. In the second half, Ian refuses to interpret Brennan’s dreams and Brennan talks about…
7: Victoria’s Most Haunted, with Ian Gibbs
Apr 20, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode we finally get to talk about Ian’s book “Victoria’s Most Haunted: 30 Ghost Stories From BC’s Capital City”, available in-stores and online Tuesday, April 25. He talks haunted hotels, protective ghosts left over from WWI and I desperately…
6: Doing “IT”
Apr 4, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode Brennan and Ian discuss the different versions of Stephen King’s “IT” including the upcoming remake, David Paulides “Missing 411”, and somehow manage to organically incorporate the phrase “gross elephant balls.”
5: Ghosts of Country Music, with Matt Swayne
Mar 20, 2017 • 56 min
On this episode we are thrilled to have our very first guest! In the first half of the episode, author Matt Swayne joins us to talk about his new book “Ghosts of Country Music: Tales of Haunted Honky Tonks and Legendary Spectres.” In the second half we…
4: Call of the Wendigo
Mar 7, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode, Brennan and Ian talk about the uniquely North American legend of the Wendigo, cannibal possession, and then reveal the devastating truth about riding the bus. Spoiler alert - it’s never a good time.
3: When a Mommy Ghost and a Daddy Ghost Love One Another Very Much
Feb 21, 2017 • 37 min
In episode 3 we talk about where ghosts come from and share a few personal stories; some scary, some just plain old gross. By now you can probably guess who contributed which.
2: This Old (Haunted) House
Feb 8, 2017 • 40 min
On today’s episode we talk about haunted houses, Ian tells a story, and Brennan atones for his sins by committing more.
1: Beware the Slenderman
Feb 2, 2017 • 26 min
Thanks for downloading and welcome to the first episode of the Ghost Story Guys! On our first episode we discuss the Slenderman phenomenon and the brutal crime it inspired.