And That's Why We Drink

And That's Why We Drink

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Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world’s a scary place. And that’s why we drink!


Introducing Hope in Darkness
May 27 • 9 min
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Mongoose Cam and a New Gemini Icon
May 24 • 110 min
Be sure to watch your chickens this week because Gef the Gemini, oh and spectral, Mongoose just might come after them! Em takes us all the way to the Isle of Man for the wild story of Gef the Mongoose in the second part of their series on the life of…
The Paranormal Cinematic Universe and a Cosmopolitan Globetrotter
May 17 • 108 min
Everything happens for a reason… especially when you want an orange lava burst juice box! We’re back on our game this week and, with the exception of 6 minutes where Em’s face freezes for no earthly reason (we’re so sorry), we’ve got video for you again…
A Vegetarian Lake Monster and a Proud Consumptive
May 10 • 71 min
“Pour one out for Michael Scott, Juniper and Em’s computer! We attempted to up our game and record video this week and accidentally crashed Em’s computer… oops! But that only means we get the chance to release the audio from one of our favorite live…
170: A La Croix Lobotomy and a Big Golden Eye
May 3 • 118 min
Let there be fun! We’ve got a wild ride for you this week as we virtually travel to the southern hemisphere. First Em covers the extremely haunted and messed up Aradale Mental Hospital in Australia. Then Christine takes us over to New Zealand for the also…
Listener Stories: Vol. 40
May 1 • 47 min
Happy May, boozers and shakers! Get ready to white knuckle and buckle because it’s the last month before Gemini season starts and we’re already trying to figure out how to send gift-giving drones to each other. These last few months might have looked an…
169: An Uncooked Goose and a B-Side Conspiracy
Apr 26 • 108 min
Have you eaten the uncooked goose? Don’t worry, we’ll let you know! This week Em takes us into the realm of reincarnation, past lives and ancient Egypt with the story of Dorothy Louise Eady or Omm Sety. Then Christine takes us to the mountains of Malibu…
168: Lemuria Studios and a Tarantula Millionaire
Apr 19 • 101 min
Clothing is a construct this week! Join us for part two of Em’s dive into Mount Shasta and the world of the Lemurians, where we discover an alien melting pot! Then Christine covers the devastating cold case of the disappearance of Nancy Moyer. We’re also…
167: The 69th Chakra and a Paranormal Insurance Family Plan Bundle
Apr 12 • 119 min
Would the Teletubbies advise that? If so, maybe don’t do it. Those are the words we live by now. We’ve got a super mystic episode for you today because we accidentally coordinated alien cult stories! Em covers the history of the paranormal hot spot Mount…
166: Banjo-less Banjo Lessons and Toddlers Learning How to Podcast
Apr 5 • 81 min
Do objects just show up in your hands for no reason? Then you might be a Thornton! This week Em covers the spooky Thornton Heath Poltergeist and Christine takes us deep into the mysterious and tragic murder of Lindsay Buziak. We’re also ready for some…
Listener Stories: Vol. 39
Apr 1 • 34 min
Happy Day of the Fools! We completely forgot to do anything to fool you… or did we?! Is it too late to get Blaise and Allison to do the episode for us?? We do at least have a wild array of listener stories for you, everything from a murderer sleeping in a…
165: Chaotic Riffing and Noodles All The Way To The Top
Mar 29 • 80 min
Get ready for some whimsical, self-isolation chaos today! We’re recording from afar for one of the first times ever and it’s noodles all the way to the top! This week Em’s helping us celebrate Alien Abduction Day a little late (March 20th) with the story…
164: A Cold-Toed Ghost and an Impromptu Ski Waxing
Mar 22 • 74 min
Welcome to Kitty Cat Corner! Where we fawn over Juniper and continue to be trapped by the Coronavirus. We hope you’re all doing well! This week Em attempts to help us escape our present circumstances by taking us to the extremely historic and haunted…
163: The Valedictorian of Space Camp and an Alien Princess
Mar 15 • 88 min
Welcome to the epicenter of Clorox! We’re staying in this week and reporting from rainy Los Angeles. We’re also so sorry for having to reschedule all of our March live shows - we have more detailed info below for you. We hope you’re all staying safe and…
162: A Gaga-Damn Delight and Sense of Crohdar
Mar 8 • 91 min
We’re jumping ourselves right into some wormholes today because Em is covering the long awaited story of the Mandela Effect! Christine then covers the wildly dark and twisted tale of Corey Breininger. We also still haven’t heard back from Lin-Manuel…
Listener Stories: Vol. 38
Mar 1 • 42 min
Happy March, little fishes! It’s Pisces season and we’re bringing you some past life stories and chill ghost stories hot and fresh for ya! We also might have thrown in a close encounter of the second kind just for fun! Please consider supporting the…
161: Bald Anchovies and the Golden Birds
Mar 1 • 84 min
Gather ‘round all our little anchovies, are you ready for some stories?! Well, we may or may not have to Google ourselves first. This week Em brings us the history of the legendary Thunderbird and Christine covers the disturbing cold case of the murder of…
160: Parry Hotter and a Choose Your Own Sad-venture
Feb 23 • 118 min
It’s not you, it’s not me, this week it’s not even Houdini… it’s the Minnesota Iceman! Em brings us the storied past of a cryptid who’s rumored to have ties to Jimmy Stewart. Then Christine takes on the wild story of the notorious Dorothea Puente in honor…
159: A Sinister Vibe Check and the Governor of Noodletown
Feb 16 • 75 min
Please don’t burn our chairs! This week we accidentally coordinated Ohio stories for you. Em takes us to the Ohio State Reformatory for some hauntings and Christine covers the horrifying angel of death, Donald Harvey. We also may or may not be muppets……
158: A Vodka Blanket and Radioactive Snow Angels
Feb 9 • 83 min
Alert! Alert! We’re implementing the vodka emergency buddy system this week, people! Em’s holding Christine and Christine’s holding the vodka because Em’s covering the long awaited story of the mysterious Dyatlov Pass Incident. Then Christine brings us…
157: A Hollywood Alien Correspondent and an Outer Space Lemon
Feb 2 • 74 min
So what time does your family perform their seance? Today Em dives into the wild paranormal history of the Aykroyd family… and the origins of the movie Ghostbusters (that’s right, that Aykroyd)! Meanwhile Christine covers the tragic and mysterious…
Listener Stories: Vol. 37
Feb 1 • 43 min
Happy love month, everyone! Per Christine’s request we have soul mate, romance and other-worldly connection related stories for ya! Whether it’s a partner, sibling or best friend, we’re wishing everyone a happy month filled with love! Please consider…
156: The Chairman of the Haunted House Committee and Too Many Walters
Jan 26 • 109 min
Don’t worry, we have that DIY “How to Be a Medium” guide you’ve been waiting for. Well, Houdini does! Em is on to the second part in their series on Houdini’s war against mediums and spiritualists, the Witch of Lime Street, in particular. Then Christine…
155: A Teatime Seance and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Next Big Hit
Jan 19 • 98 min
Don’t worry, it’s not me, it’s not you, it’s Houdini… This week Em is bringing us the first in their two part series on Houdini and his badass involvement in 1920s spiritualism. After which Christine takes on the lesser known cold case of the Tweed Morris…
154: An Opera About Bread and A Fake Monogrammed Private Jet for Dogs
Jan 12 • 97 min
Did you know that Charles Dickens is the new Bloody Mary? We’re bringing you all kinds of fun facts from our 2019 live show at the Wilbur in Boston! We thought what better way to kick off our 2020 tour than by sharing the live recording of a show that was…
153: An Ego Snack and a Lemon-napping
Jan 5 • 81 min
Happy New Year, boozers and shakers! We’re headed to Houston with our stories this week with Em covering the spooky Hotel Galvez and Christine recounting the strange story of the double Mary Morris murders. Here’s to warming up some cold cases in the new…
Listener Stories: Vol. 36
Jan 1 • 37 min
Happy New Year! We’re flappin’ into 2020 (because we’re flappers now) by reading your story submissions and we’ve got some great ones for you this month! We’re diving into badass grandparent stories and, listen, your grandparents are amazing. We hear…
152: A Cute Bread and Breakfast and Emotional Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Dec 29, 2019 • 104 min
Dear future children, please bring us grilled cheese sandwiches… we’ll need them for the stories we’re telling today! Em takes us back to Kansas City to cover the hauntings of the Sauer Castle and Christine brings us the intense and tragic story of the…
151: The Penultimate Sisyphean Nightmare and Cursed Raisins
Dec 22, 2019 • 104 min
Christmas time is here! Have you scattered pancakes on your roof yet? We’ve got some notorious, holiday-themed stories for you today! Em takes us on a wild ride to eastern Europe with the Kallikanzaros, a rowdy gang of holiday goblins who surface and…
150: Soul Stealing Otters and a Detector Inspector
Dec 15, 2019 • 108 min
Happy Hellidays, everyone (don’t worry, we’re workshopping it)! We’re coming in cold this pre-holidays week as Em takes us to Alaska in search of the “land otter man”, the Kushtaka. Then Christine brings us the cold case of Michigan teen Shannon Siders…
149: An Unidentified Naked Object and the Girl Who Cried Jude Law
Dec 8, 2019 • 76 min
We’ve got an inadvertent ocean theme going this week and, don’t worry, we’re not out of our DEPTH when it comes to sea puns… Em brings us the story of Nessie’s Canadian Cousin Ogopogo, not to be confused with John Wayne Gacy’s Pogo the Clown. Then…
148: Fro-Yo Fridays and 15,000 Slices of Dirty Meatloaf
Dec 1, 2019 • 83 min
Merry Christmas Tanner! Let’s all go tap-dance on Em’s coattails. This week we both accidentally end up in Salt Lake City, which seems to be a pretty messed up place (no offense, SLC). Em tells the story of Kay’s Cross, arguably the most haunted spot in…
Listener Stories: Vol. 35
Dec 1, 2019 • 42 min
It’s twin time!! Last month Christine requested “creepy twin tales,” and listeners, you did not disappoint… For a FREE 11x14” photo canvas from Canvas People, text WWD to 64000 Visit https://www.lovebookonline.com/drink to receive a 20% discount only for…
147: Catsgiving and a Sleeping Tuxedo
Nov 24, 2019 • 128 min
Pass the cranberry sauce, it’s turkey time!! Or pre-that time anyway and we’re sending you all the best whatever your plans may be! We’ve got some doozies for you this week to help with all your travel and/or cozying in needs: Em tackles the extremely…
146: Iceberg Feet and Valuable Skittles
Nov 17, 2019 • 90 min
Surprise! We’re going back on tour in 2020! Be sure to stay tuned because we’ll be releasing cities and dates shortly but in the meantime Patreon donors will get early access to tickets starting on 12/2! You can sign up here: patreon.com/atwwdpodcast…
145: Octo-Puns and the Goose CamTM
Nov 10, 2019 • 98 min
Get ready because Em Mustard and Christine Horseradish, Private Investigators, are on the case! Our first big adventure involves helping the CIA unwire some missiles… We’re also taking you on a digital ghost tour of the Beattie Mansion aka the former…
144: A Baby with Teeth and Another Pillar of the Community
Nov 3, 2019 • 78 min
Welcome to the world, Baby Chremit! (Don’t be alarmed by his teeth.) In episode 144, after introducing you to their offspring, Em covers Portland’s extremely haunted (and also quite strange) Pittock Mansion, which features full apparitions, misplaced…
Listener Stories: Vol. 34
Nov 1, 2019 • 74 min
Happy Turkey Month! We hope you all had the spookiest of Halloweens and are all settled in in your Fall finest to hear some creepy doppelgänger stories, per Christine’s request! We’ve also decided we would like to have twins one day but only if they are…
143: Portal Ripping Muscles and Vampire Rumors
Oct 27, 2019 • 83 min
Ashes to ashes and bone dust to bone dust… Welcome to our spooky ooky Halloween special! We’re kicking things off with a three-person costume contest, then Em dives into the ghosts of the Alamo! Christine also brings the spooky with the story of the…
142: The Buffalo Plaid Anniversary and a Sweaty, Sweaty Witch
Oct 20, 2019 • 110 min
Funcle Em strikes back! We’re drenched in buffalo plaid and Canadian cheer this week - Christine is back from Halifax and has brought Em an entire souvenir shop’s worth of Canadian swag. Em then takes us to their home state of Virginia for the story of…
141: Alligator Neck Looping and A Casual Last Minute Seance
Oct 13, 2019 • 107 min
Remember to wear your motion sickness bracelets this week because our stories are full of twists and turns! Christine is currently buying souvenirs for Em in Canada so we’re bringing you one of our favorite live shows - Atlanta! Em covers the wildly…
140: Psychedelic Conversations and the Frogman’s Lazy River
Oct 6, 2019 • 76 min
We’re officially into Spook-tober! And we’re advocating for fingerprinting every “pillar of the community” just in case! We’re also bringing the creep factor with the Loveland Frogmen of Ohio, which may or may not be frozen iguanas? Meanwhile, Christine…
Listener Stories: Vol. 33
Oct 1, 2019 • 47 min
Happy spooky season, creeps and peeps! We’re bringing you some wild stories today from a request Christine doesn’t necessarily remember making: the scariest thing that’s ever happened to you! Tune in for some sleep paralysis, poltergeist activity on Devil…
139: Lemon’s Cousin and the Alien Frog Vendetta
Sep 29, 2019 • 100 min
Please don’t attack us, you hideous beasts! Do you think insulting aliens will make them less likely to abduct us? Hang on for a wild ride into the most notorious European alien abduction! Em covers the strange case of Pier Fortunato Zanfretta, an Italian…
138: Five-Dollar Geodes and Our Neverending Awkward Phase
Sep 22, 2019 • 87 min
That’s certainly not just a rock. if you look really carefully you’ll find that it’s a geode and Christine will sell it to you for $5. What a steal! This week we attempt to please The Youths by filming our first episode for YouTube. You can find us at…
137: Satan’s Little Helper and the Year of the Microwave
Sep 15, 2019 • 122 min
We’re asking the hard hitting questions this week: which came first the Pukwudgie or the hauntings? Em follows up on their Bridgewater Triangle story with a deep dive into the history of the Pukwudgie. Then Christine covers the horrifying 2017 abduction…
136: A French Toast Ghost and the Pepper Spray Squad
Sep 8, 2019 • 101 min
We’re back on tour this week! And guess what… we got haunted in New Orleans! Check out our intro to hear the full story of our new teen ghost friend, Michael, and his cartoon preferences. We’re also so thrilled to be able to share our Pittsburgh live show…
Listener Stories: Vol. 32
Sep 1, 2019 • 46 min
Happy September, Boozers and Shakers! We might have gotten distracted by pizza and some old school nonsense videos online but we’re here and we’re slap-happy! We’re also terrified of mirrors… per Christine’s request we have a mirror-heavy episode full of…
135: The Ghost of Lamps Past and A Pumpkin Stealing Cryptid
Sep 1, 2019 • 129 min
You say “buffet” and we say “where”! Today we’re privy to a “buffet of the unexplained” and we’re feeling extra spooky with our stories: Em tackles the Bridgewater Triangle… or better known around the studio as the Bridgewater Rhombus! Then Christine…
134: A “Quicker Than You Look” Trophy and a Threddit Rabbit Hole
Aug 25, 2019 • 89 min
Enter the Play-Doh aisle at your own risk this week, folks. Em’s taking us on a wild ride through the stories of the unrequited ghosts who lived in a haunted Toys-R-Us in San Jose (with a bonus, equally haunted Toys-R-Us in Eugene, Oregon). Then Christine…
133: A Dumpy Tunnel and Dungeon Lite TM
Aug 18, 2019 • 107 min
Pardon us, we need a quick turkey intermission… Juniper will fill in for us while we’re gone. This week we’re leaving the U.S. to cover the hauntings of the entirely too old Dover Castle and a compilation of Austrian murders including Hugo Schenk the…
132: A Lost Bitch and the Weirdest Thing Said in an Interview
Aug 11, 2019 • 122 min
Hold on to your Bermuda shorts and khaki hot pants because we’ve got some doozies for you this week. Em shakes the dust off their Detroit notes and covers the extremely fucked up Eloise Asylum. Meanwhile Christine’s bringing awareness to a cold case we…
131: A Pretzel Worm and the ‘That Was Easy’ Button
Aug 4, 2019 • 100 min
Don’t mind us, we’re just shaving Juniper and putting him on a dragon… Join us on an epic journey to learn all about the Austrian cryptid, the Tatzelwurm, just in time for Christine’s Austrian wedding! We also cover the tragic murder of Tara Grant and a…
Listener Stories: Vol. 31
Aug 1, 2019 • 55 min
Speaking of fractions and astrology… happy August! We’ve got some wild, wild listener stories this month with a theme straight from Christine’s wild west demands: Cowboys! Tune in for everything from ghostly spurs to a comforting cowboy hand during a…
130: A Creature’s Femur and Giovani 3:16
Jul 28, 2019 • 127 min
Happy National Ravioli Day! We’re talking Brazilian aliens and murderous mommy blogs today. Come take a deep dive with Em into the intricate and, quite frankly, bananas, Varginha UFO incident of Brazil. Christine also brings us an incredibly wild true…
129: A Tipsy Alien and Your Least Favorite Word
Jul 21, 2019 • 76 min
It’s flap o’ clock somewhere in the universe! Join us for Flappy Hour this week as Em and Christine chat Braxy the Flatwoods Monster of West Virginia (not to be mistaken for the western part of Virginia). Then we take a hard left turn into the extremely…
128: A Lasagna House and Scrapbooks of Destruction
Jul 14, 2019 • 117 min
Listen, we know a thing or two about chalk, salt and the date of the Civil War. This week Em’s hitting us with knowledge on the most haunted house in Mississippi, the McRaven House. And Christine lays out the unbelievable story of incredibly terrible…
127: Human Wine and the Postal Service Bark
Jul 7, 2019 • 90 min
Happy July! We’re celebrating Em and Allison’s love… and Alexander’s third wheel status throughout the beginnings of their relationship. This week Em brings us a story they’ve been wanting to cover for a while now and it’s a haunted doozy: the Italian…
Listener Stories: Vol. 30
Jul 1, 2019 • 42 min
Happy July! We can’t believe birthday month is over but the show must go on… This month we’ve got some wild true crime listener stories that might be themed Santa Claus or South African cats. We’ll let you know when we figure it out. We’re also losing our…
126: Summer Camp at the Occult Vault and A Flintstone Motorcade
Jun 30, 2019 • 111 min
Welcome to Dr. Junie’s Colonoscopy Clinic! Where you’re guaranteed to have a qualified feline professional perform your procedure… Strap in because this week we’ve got some spooky, wild, intriguing stories for you: Em takes us to Scotland for the creepy…
125: A Neighborhood of Haunted Houses and Codename Vanilla Lunch
Jun 23, 2019 • 99 min
We’re down to clown aka down to sassy today! Even though we’re sadly nearing the end of birthday month. Em’s bringing us back to the paranormal world with not just one haunted house but a whole cul-de-sac full of ghosts! Welcome to the story of the Riddle…
124: A Birdless Penguin and The Wink Face Emoji
Jun 16, 2019 • 108 min
Is it still our birthdays? Because we ate an entire ice cream cake in between our stories today! We’ve got some whoppers for you today - Em closes out their 3-part UFO series with the very creep Tic-Tac Incident and Christine covers the infamous Casey…
123: The Ignoramus of Nevada and a Poisoned Prune Cake
Jun 9, 2019 • 91 min
It’s birthday week recap time! And don’t worry, we baked, smashed, and slumber partied our way into our own personal new years! This week we’re bringing you some exciting tales: Em continues their journey into the world of governmental UFO research with a…
122: Alien Bumper Cars and MTV Crypts
Jun 2, 2019 • 83 min
Welcome to the birthday crypt! We’re feeling old but birthday ready this week so it’s no wonder MTV Crypts wants to showcase us! This week Em treats us to a current UFO story by covering the recent UFO Navy pilot reports. Meanwhile Christine brings us a…
Listener Stories: Vol. 29
Jun 1, 2019 • 50 min
IT’S BIRTHDAY MONTH! And we’re celebrating with haunted twins, handsy ghosts, and black-eyed strangers. Is this week’s theme cheese? Sweden? Demonic intervention? Spoiler alert: we still don’t know. But be sure to stay tuned for next week’s theme, CHEESE…
121: The Plumbing Dutchman and a Murderous Glow Down
May 26, 2019 • 86 min
Hold onto your bellybuttons, because it’s finally here! This week we had the pleasure of sitting down with the lovely gals of Wine & Crime to discuss “glow up” stories… Don’t worry, Christine had to google it too. Em takes “glowing up” quite seriously…
120: Burial Physics and the Troll of Jackass Hill
May 19, 2019 • 97 min
Please pardon our fuzzy audio as we come to you “long-distance” from our neighboring hotel rooms! This week Em tells the story of Ohio’s Gore Orphanage, full of seance rooms, upside-down graves, and maybe also breakfast cereal… In other words, it’s all…
119: A Shadow Figure Selfie and Inappropriate Dream Journaling
May 12, 2019 • 79 min
Hey who hasn’t conjured black pigs and flying monkeys to torment their neighbors? Join us for one of our favorite live shows from our friendship’s hometown, Boston! Em takes on the ghosts of Salem and Christine brings us the wildly irreverent and…
118: A Demon in the Drain and Pentagrams on the Golf Course
May 5, 2019 • 81 min
Shalom in the home! Christine’s childhood home to be exact! We’re recording in the wild this week which is a treat and a curse (sorry in advance for the audio quality, we’re testing out new equipment and also recording from Christine’s bed). But on the…
Listener Stories: Vol. 28
May 1, 2019 • 36 min
May we just say, “happy May”?! This month we’re reading your stories that include a beach cult, a haunted library, and a pelvis found on a hiking trail. We’re also terrified by a very near miss from a Megan… and that’s why we drink! Please consider…
117: The Buddy System Til Death and Sprinkles of Light in the Chicago Suburbs
Apr 28, 2019 • 91 min
What are you doin’ tonight, cowboy? Lasso us up! And join us for our Chicago live show! Em brings us a trifecta of food themed spooky stories including “That Steak Joint”, The Red Lion Pub, and the Biograph Theater. While Christine dives into the wild and…
116: The Pancake Witching Hour and the Ghost of Burritos Past
Apr 21, 2019 • 68 min
Is the bird the word or the word the bird? Well, either way the word of the day is bird but maybe you just had to be there. Welcome to episode 116, creeps and peeps! We’re back in LA long enough to say hello to our studio and tell the stories that the…
115: A Digital Butler and Walls Full of Secrets
Apr 14, 2019 • 105 min
We’ve got a surprise for you this week, creeps and peeps! We’re bringing you our Milwaukee and Asbury Park, New Jersey stories retold from the studio! Tune in to hear Em cover the haunted Pfister Hotel and how they surprised Christine on stage by covering…
114: A Gnarly Rumor and Hysterical Historians
Apr 7, 2019 • 83 min
Sit back, relax and let us tell you where the idea of probing took off! Don’t worry, you PROBABLY won’t be abducted after listening to this episode. This week Em brings us the story of the Pascagoula Abduction and Christine tells the wild tale of John…
Listener Stories: Vol. 27
Apr 1, 2019 • 31 min
Happy April, ya fools! We may have forgotten to play any pranks but we do have some 90’s themed spooky stories for you! This month we hear from listeners who have experienced Beanie Baby and Power Ranger related hauntings. We also rehash birthday girl…
113: Millennial Pink and Spanish Moss Red Bug Crayons
Mar 31, 2019 • 93 min
Cover those ankles, ladies! Because you just might end up in St. Augustine’s Old Jail! This week we’re bringing you the haunted happenings of the old timey jail that is now Flagler College and the wild ride that is the story of Diane Downs. We also dive…
112: The Age of Flurida and a Florida Man Floriscope
Mar 24, 2019 • 68 min
We’re back from Florida and it might have all been a flu hallucination but we had a blast! We’ve also got some new spooky jams for you today: Em brings us a classic Canadian ghost story with the Fort Garry Hotel in Manitoba and Christine covers the…
111: A Ghost Tour by Em and a Mother of Pearl Pie Tin
Mar 17, 2019 • 99 min
We’re currently sweating and hiding from gators in Florida, so this week we’re coming to you LIVE in our beanies from Portland, Oregon, home of our first standing ovation! (Trust me, we didn’t believe it either.) Listen up as Em covers the dark and…
110: A Pretty Little Monster and a Planetary Enzyme
Mar 10, 2019 • 83 min
Calling all cool teens! Stop snagging and necking and tune into our horniest episode ever! In episode 110 Em covers the Goatman(person?) of Maryland. It’s unclear whether he’s a genetic experiment gone wrong, a hairy old introvert, or simply an urban…
109: A Tornado of Cuddles and an Extra Ab
Mar 3, 2019 • 83 min
Hey there, drunks and punks (go with us, we’re trying to make it happen)! Welcome to our smooth and goosebumpy sounds! We’re back in a re-styled studio with new mics and we’re feeling great, that includes Lemon. Per usual, we have some wild and spooky…
Listener Stories: Vol. 26
Mar 1, 2019 • 45 min
Happy March, everyone! Did you know that knowledge is power and just because you’re dead doesn’t mean your education has to stop? Today we learn that and more from listeners who tell us stories about their Harry Potter loving ghost friends, sibling soul…
108: The Kings of Banter and a Mummified Lemon
Feb 24, 2019 • 97 min
If this plane goes down, don’t tell our mothers we were in group 8! We were home from tour long enough to record this week and are already back on the road to the Pacific Northwest and FREAKING CANADA! We also catch up on topics from Valentine’s Day to…
107: Ghostly Cat Toes and a Box-in-a-Box-in-a-Box
Feb 17, 2019 • 69 min
Odds are we’re currently in an airport, on an airplane, or in an airport again. That’s why we’re coming at you live from Phoenix, AZ, this week! Em covers the Jerome Grand Hotel, which is full of bearded ghosts, headless ghosts, and best of all, cat…
106: The Worst Toy Story and an Empty Wine Stockpile
Feb 10, 2019 • 79 min
Do you see shadow people? Is there a ghost texting you? Does a witch crawl up your face and grab your teeth while you’re in bed? Then you just might have sleep paralysis! Buckle up because today Em takes us through some truly horrifying stories of real…
105: The Great Non-Binary Owl and Kronk’s Evil Twin
Feb 3, 2019 • 92 min
So guess what? This week is a hoot and a half so strap in for a wild ride! Em delves into the Kelly-Hopkinsville alien encounter and Christine takes us through the life and alleged crimes of the infamous Elizabeth Báthory. We also learn the history of…
Listener Stories: Vol. 25
Feb 1, 2019 • 35 min
Happy February, creeps and peeps (thank you, Margaret)! We’re in the month of love and we’ve got some spooky, glitchy, and mothman related stories for you. We’re also terrified of a ghost who drinks Jager and, you guys, we’ve got another 3am George Lopez…
104: The Golden Girls Horror Crossover and a Cousin Cat
Jan 27, 2019 • 75 min
White knuckle and buckle, everyone. We’re going beyond vision boarding this week because emergency preparedness is so in right now. Join us as Em shares the ghost stories of Borgvattnet Vicarage and Christine brings us the extremely fucked up story of…
103: Martian Beer Pong and Sweat Glands of the Hand
Jan 20, 2019 • 119 min
Guys. Our heads hurt. We’re time traveling again this week for Em’s second part in their series on Project Pegasus and our minds are sufficiently blown. Then things get dark real quick when Christine covers the story of the Bike Path Rapist, Altemio…
102: Quantum Madness and an Abundance of Icicles
Jan 13, 2019 • 104 min
Helicopters are swarming the studio for this one, folks, because we’re on a huge conspiracy theory kick this week! Em brings us the first in their two part series on time travel and Project Pegasus! Meanwhile Christine covers the incredibly creepy story…
101: A Ghost in the Nude and a Pasta Peddler
Jan 6, 2019 • 78 min
Christine’s immune system rebelled against her this week, so we’re coming at you with our first Philly live show! Em covers the General Wayne Inn, which features some pretty judgmental drunken spirits, and Christine covers the Philly Poison Ring, which is…
Listener Stories: Vol. 24
Jan 1, 2019 • 52 min
Happy 2019, everyone! Or as Christine is singing, “2019… is here”. We’ve got a fresh batch of spooky listener stories for your new year’s listening pleasure and they include an FBI/Furby follow up, a real life horror movie intro, a haunted house plant, a…
100: Cryptids for 400 and a Best-Friend-Elope
Dec 30, 2018 • 109 min
Something is very wonky in the state of Brussels, but don’t worry because THIS IS OUR 100TH EPISODE!! Hold on to your buckets because we’ve got presents, surprises, new stories and a BIG announcement to celebrate 100 episodes and over 200 stories told!…
99: Paranormal Swirl and Aura Imprinting
Dec 23, 2018 • 104 min
Spirit of Christine, are you there? Scratch us with three claw marks if you want us to leave this kiddie pool of wine by your grave! In the last episode before we hit triple digits, Em covers reportedly the most haunted hotel in Great Britain, the Rams…
98: Exorcism Colonics and a Hot Sauce Love Potion
Dec 16, 2018 • 127 min
So sorry, everyone, we have to reschedule. We have a demonic assault penciled in for 3pm today. But in the meantime, Em brings us a movie report of the Vatican exorcist, Father Amorth, and how the director of the Exorcist (the film) witnessed his first…
97: A Rogue Cork and the Millennium Special
Dec 9, 2018 • 81 min
Alright, call the priest, Em’s future child is causing poltergeist activity again with their baking soda volcano. This week Em brings us the rollicking, spooky tale of Popper (aka Pooper) the Poltergeist, which leads us to contemplate the holy water…
96: A Garden in the Rear and a Rejection from ISIS
Dec 2, 2018 • 83 min
This week, #ChristineGetsBelized so we’ve decided to release a live episode. In our first stop on our East Coast tour, Em covers DC’s Octagon House and Christine covers Virginia’s Selfie Killer. And that’s why we drink! Please support the companies that…
Listener Stories: Vol. 23
Dec 1, 2018 • 34 min
Christmastime is here and Christine finally gets to sing about it. This month we’ve got festive listener stories that include secrets revealed at a mysterious holiday party, ghostly Christmas lights, the nefarious purposes of Furbies finally revealed and…
95: A Wendigo Named Megan and a Winnebago in the Woods
Nov 25, 2018 • 63 min
Happy Thanksgiving weekend, everyone! Let’s all pray to Gio’s butt curtain that Christine doesn’t get eaten by a flesh-eating monster on her honeymoon because this week Em covers the folklore of the creepy cannibal, the Wendigo. Meanwhile Christine brings…
94: Cocoa Pebbles County and the Cannibal Cafe
Nov 18, 2018 • 95 min
Buckle up, everyone! We’ve got an extra dark episode for you this week. Em covers the horrific events that happened during the operation of the Byberry Mental Hospital in Philadelphia and the paranormal occurrences it’s created, while Christine serves up…
93: The Broad of Broadcast and a Love Rhombus
Nov 11, 2018 • 114 min
Welcome back to the ghost story and murder situation show! It’s Friendiversary time, folks! And this year Em got Christine a new fly fishing rod from Dicks! Just kidding but celebrations did ensue and we’ve got that Instagram-worthy story here. Em also…
92: Twin Theybies and a Phone Call to the Mayor
Nov 4, 2018 • 79 min
Merry Christmas and a Happy Halloween! Spooky season continues with Halloween 2.0 featuring Em as Marty McFly and Christine as… still in her cat onesie! This week Em takes on the origins of the wailing woman, La Llorona and Christine continues Em’s theme…
Listener Stories: Vol. 22
Nov 1, 2018 • 39 min
It may be the day after Halloween but we’re spooky year round! Today we read your listener stories featuring the Brazilian version of Bloody Mary, a v haunted British church, a cult condo and a freaky deer for your post-Halloween come-down. And speaking…
91: Mad Lib Disease and an Everlasting Faint
Oct 28, 2018 • 103 min
We’re back in real time! Christine has redirected her wedding planning energy into Halloween surprises! And don’t worry, it’s only part one of our Halloween celebrations because you know us, we can’t do anything just once, especially during spooky season.…
90: High Quality Demonic Excitement and a Serial Killer Crossover
Oct 21, 2018 • 73 min
Shout out to all our suspiciously beautiful listeners out there because you just might be a witch! This pre-Halloween spooky season Em brings us the history of Bloody Mary and answers the burning, eternal question, “Do little girls conjure demons?” and,…
89: Violent Tickling and a Hollywood Bonfire
Oct 14, 2018 • 83 min
Christine gets married this weekend (in other words, #christinegetsblaised) so we decided to release our most recent live episode from the Hollywood Improv! This is one of our fave live shows yet, and we can’t wait to see more of you at our upcoming shows…
88: A Low Key Brothel and a Japanese Skater Boy
Oct 7, 2018 • 74 min
Ok, stop pinching people’s butts and do something good. This week Em dives into the haunts of the Cary Hotel in Placerville, California and one ghost, in particular, who has quite the sexual appetite. There’s also gold dust and ghost cats involved so get…
Listener Stories: Vol. 21
Oct 1, 2018 • 50 min
OK, we’re seeing a trend here. We’re definitely on a friendly ghost kick after a certain doll who shan’t be named. This month we read listeners’ stories that are fluffier than Gio’s butt curtain and feature a financially generous ghost as well as a bitchy…
87: Paranormal Fun Facts and Your Sister’s Pony
Sep 30, 2018 • 93 min
Are you sitting down? It’s about time we had the talk. When a mommy ghost and a daddy ghost love each other very much that’s how a baby ghost is born! This week Em brings us the origins of Casper the Friendly Ghost and still manages to traumatize…
86: The Haunted Doll Market and 420 Zodiac
Sep 23, 2018 • 139 min
You might need your EMF readers for this one because we’ve got two intense stories today. Em brings us the incredibly well-documented and terrifying (we mean beautiful) tale of Harold the doll while Christine tackles the freaking Zodiac Killer. Don’t…
85: Transgender Lemonade and Old Ass Bowling Balls
Sep 16, 2018 • 91 min
Episode 85 is upon us! Get your holy water ready because Em takes us back to the Zak Bagan’s Haunted Museum to cover Ed Gein’s cauldron and Bela Lugosi’s creepy portal mirror. Meanwhile, Christine cracks into the fucked up case of David Edward Maust,…
84: A Powerful Chicken and a Techno Haunting
Sep 9, 2018 • 94 min
Come closer…. we have a secret to tell you… we’re certainly not going to vomit a chicken into your mouth. This week Em takes us step-by-step through the myths and transformation process of the terrifying Filipino vampire/zombie/boogie-person, the Aswang.…
83: Ghost Goats and Horror-scopes
Sep 2, 2018 • 79 min
Listen, we’ll set a hell portal on fire, if that’s what you need. This week, Em brings us face-to-face with the square-shaped goat pupils of the hauntings at Goatman’s Bridge in Denton County, Texas. Meanwhile, Christine takes on the aspiring “Boss Boy”…
Listener Stories: Vol. 20
Sep 1, 2018 • 38 min
We’ve been reading your spooky stories for 20 weeks! Today we’ve got a stalker in a hurricane, a huge WTF story and a random (or was it?) black eyed kids encounter… and that’s why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Get an…
82: Everyone’s Ghostly Step Dad and a Tattoo of Frosted Tips
Aug 26, 2018 • 84 min
You’ve CAT to be KITTEN me. It’s our 101st episode (including listener eps) and we celebrated with Moon Pie, cream soda and holy water-themed gifts! This week Em revisits the Lizzie Borden House to tell the paranormal side of the story and Christine dives…
81: Little Pilgrims and Astrological Issues
Aug 19, 2018 • 108 min
Love your hair, hate your guts! It’s *just funny* that Em brings back the drunk sorority girl voice but it’s fine, we’ll talk about it later… This week Em also brings you the mystery of the disappearances at the Flannan Isles Lighthouse in Scotland, and…
80: Paranormal Justice and a Depressing High School Reunion
Aug 12, 2018 • 79 min
We’ve been traveling for weeks, so this episode comes to you live from Nashville! Grab your drink and play along with the ATWWD drinking game as Em covers the haunted AF Rotherwood Mansion (which no one knows how to pronounce) and Christine covers the…
79: A Demonic Cold Sore and the World’s Smallest Violin
Aug 5, 2018 • 104 min
Spoiler alert: We survived Christine’s Vegas Bachelorette (despite the waiver we signed at Zak Bagan’s Haunted Museum)! Today Christine covers the brutal attack of Mary Vincent and Em discusses Peggy the haunted doll WHO WE TALKED TO…and that’s why we…
Listener Stories: Vol. 19
Aug 1, 2018 • 46 min
Tune in for stories of cultists in the forest, “the upside-down man,” a crazy glitch in the matrix, and so much more. And that’s why we drink!
78: Paranormal Toontown and 40,001 Mystery Experiments
Jul 29, 2018 • 104 min
Buckets! We learned a new game this week and it involves Space Jam and Kobe. We also snoop out some alien serial killers in the extremely fucked up story of Skinwalker Ranch and cover the disturbing case of the man whose mission it was to save people…
77: A Baptized Wonton and Spiral Notebook-ing
Jul 22, 2018 • 107 min
Welcome to Flemish Idol! Jump on board our husky ramblings as we tell you the story of the eerie Children of Woolpit and the disturbing case of Jennifer Pan. In the meantime, treat your ears to Em’s “bitchy girlfriend voice” and Christine’s attempt at…
76: A Venn DiagRUM and Detective Constable Christine
Jul 15, 2018 • 88 min
Welcome to episode 76, and it’s motherflippin’ hot out. In other news, Em covers the Pirate House in Savannah, GA and Christine covers the kidnapping of Shannon Matthews. And that’s why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us!…
75: Pickled Bodies and the Grim Repo Woman
Jul 8, 2018 • 92 min
This week, Em and Christine finally ~reunite~ and cover the haunted colonial Peyton Randolph House and the murder of Marlene Warren. And that’s why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Go to ThirdLove.com/Drink to get 15%…
Listener Stories: Vol. 18
Jul 1, 2018 • 70 min
We’re back for our 18th listeners’ episode! Tune in to hear why our listeners drink…
74: A Polite Shadowman and a Phony Film School
Jul 1, 2018 • 101 min
#FORSHERMAN. I won’t accept anything less. Em is at Linda’s wedding all week, so we’re presenting one of our favorite live recordings ever, coming straight from the Hollywood Improv. Em covers the Pantages Theater, and Christine covers Clara Phillips -…
73: Catholic Goosebumps and the Masked Blank
Jun 24, 2018 • 93 min
Hello, Boozers and Shakers! Welcome to episode 73, in which Em covers the St. Louis Cathedral - or is it an outhouse? Either way, it’s in New Orleans. Don’t ask us to explain it. Meanwhile, Christine finally covers the Beast of Jersey - and this one…
72: A Bonanza of Coal and the Wrong Way to Impress a Girl
Jun 17, 2018 • 84 min
Good evening ladies, gentlemen, and everyone in between! Welcome to episode 72, in which we grace your ears at the world-famous Irvine Improv, AKA Em’s birthday episode! Em covers the Black Star Canyon, the home of one of our audience members. Meanwhile,…
71: Spicy Highways and the New Brazilian Evangelical Gay Church of Murderers
Jun 10, 2018 • 91 min
In episode 71, Em covers the Yuma Territorial Prison, Arizona’s first prison, built by its own inmates…and still haunted by them. Meanwhile, Christine covers the gruesome double-murder perpetrated by 18-year-old Suzane von Richthofen and her boyfriend.…
70: Fall Out Walt and A Child Called Murder
Jun 3, 2018 • 86 min
It’s episode 70! Hear Em tell the story of Doris Bither’s poltergeist, which inspired the movie The Entity and reminded us of the merits of ectoplasm. Meanwhile, Christine tells the story of Belle Gunness, one of America’s earliest serial killers. Please…
Listener Stories: Vol. 17
Jun 1, 2018 • 46 min
You guys bring the creepiness in this listeners episode, where we read your murderous and ghosty submissions! This week’s stories include a haunted painting, a Canadian murder, an “imaginary” friend, and more…
69: The John Wick Effect and Funky Politics
May 27, 2018 • 94 min
Welcome to a special episode full of burned torsos. Em covers the well-documented phenomenon of spontaneous human combustion and treats us to the following joke: “It was lit.” Meanwhile, Christine covers the batsh*t crazy case of Brazilian TV host Wallace…
68: A Lazy River Cellar and a Buffett Tattoo
May 20, 2018 • 105 min
Get on board with the theybies! It’s episode 68. Em covers the (redundant) Barnstable House in MA and Christine covers the disappearance of OSU med student Brian Shaffer in 2006. And that’s why we drink. Go Bucks!
67: The UK Office Alien and Too Much Mutton
May 13, 2018 • 119 min
66: Snowflake Forest and the Bacon Society
May 6, 2018 • 98 min
We’re in CrimeCon, so this is the first episode edited by the lovely EVA! Sit back and enjoy Em’s alien-themed story about the infamous abduction of Travis Walton, followed by Christine’s long-awaited topic, the even more infamous Robert Pickton and his…
And That’s Why We Drink Wine (& Crime)! The Crossover Episode.
May 1, 2018 • 97 min
UFF-DA! It’s finally here! We are so thrilled to get the gals from Wine & Crime on the show to discuss some “wine-adjacent” stories. Em tells the crazy story of a haunted Missouri winery called Belvoir, where you can find ghost orphans, ghost elders, and,…
Listener Stories: Vol. 15
May 1, 2018 • 47 min
Welcome to Listener Stories: May Edition! Buckle up for a wild ride - this month we’ve got alien abductions, a possession-turned-murder, an encounter with Jeffrey Dahmer, and more. And that’s why we drink!
65: A Gender-Neutral Wolf and Satan’s Center Mouth
Apr 29, 2018 • 121 min
Don’t make haste! It’s episode 65, and we’re we’re diving deep into the capture of the Golden State Killer, the murder of Mandy Steingasser, and the 9 Circles of Hell. It’s a choose-your-own-adventure, where Em’s ideal woman has long legs and steak. In…
64: Father Bob and Wronger Answers
Apr 22, 2018 • 95 min
Em covers the insanely haunted Borley Rectory, which is haunted by a nun, some headless horsemen, and a guy who was not only extra - he was 1863 extra. Meanwhile, Christine goes for a ~theme~ and covers three crazy locked room mysteries. Oh and if you…
63: A Good Old Canadian Gaol and the Summer of Like
Apr 15, 2018 • 84 min
Welcome to episode 63, in which we discuss ghosts, murder, and a guy named Chauncey, who may or may not be a Sim. Em covers the Ottawa Jail, which is now a hostel, and Christine covers the Robison Family Murders, which all began with a bridge party in the…
62: The Musical History Algebra Podcast and Emvis Returns
Apr 8, 2018 • 93 min
Hamilton fans, rejoice! Em covers the Morris-Jumel Mansion, which, aside from influencing the hit broadway musical that neither of us have seen, also includes several ghosts, such as a girl who barks in the walls, a soldier who climbs out of paintings,…
61: A Human Lazy Susan and the Bloody Brunch
Apr 6, 2018 • 87 min
Listen. Are you ready for Em’s story? We’re pretty sure you’re not, but we’ll tell you anyway. It’s the Squirrel Cage Jail of Pottawattamie County in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Christine was SO ready, she kinda-sorta fell asleep during it, but only because…
Listener Stories: April Fools’ Day
Apr 1, 2018 • 99 min
It’s April 1st, and that means it’s time for us to read your listeners’ stories! HAPPY APRIL FOOL’S.
60: A Brief History of the Indianapolis Urgent Care and A Distorted View of Ice Cream
Mar 25, 2018 • 137 min
It’s episode 60, and we’re bringing our A-game, if we do say so ourselves. Em covers the Central Indiana State Hospital for the Insane, a psychiatric treatment hospital in Indianapolis that saw a lot of inhumane treatment, patient suffering, and possibly…
59: The Spirit of AOL and Granola Silly Putto
Mar 18, 2018 • 121 min
It’s episode 59, and boy have we got some stories for you. After discussing our latest adventures with the Ouija board, Em covers the Joshua Ward House in Salem, MA, where Em and Christine will one day have a summer home among the witches and warlocks.…
58: Wicca-How.com and the Return of RicePudding9
Mar 11, 2018 • 90 min
It’s episode 58 and, as promised, the one and only Alex Schiefer is here to do a dramatic reading of our hand-delivered hate mail. Once we’ve kicked him out of the room, Em covers The House of 200 Demons in Gary, Indiana (Gary Indiana, Gary Indiana,…
57: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Zombies and an Em-vis Impersonator
Mar 4, 2018 • 84 min
It’s episode 57! Em’s story - the urban legend of Russia’s 1940s sleep experiment - is bananas. In Christine’s words, “What the actual hell, Em.” Meanwhile, Christine discusses the ~timely~ case of the David and Louise Turpin, who held their 13 kids…
Listener Stories: Vol. 13
Mar 1, 2018 • 44 min
It’s March (not February, despite what Christine may think) and you know what that means! More spooky, heartwarming, and all-out terrifying stories from none other than YOU GUYS! Plus, we read all the name of our Patreon donors out loud - that’s right,…
56: Hell’s Carpet and a McDonald’s Airbnb
Feb 25, 2018 • 138 min
Welcome to episode 56, featuring a surprise ghost story from Em’s stepmom! Oh, and a full episode of creepy. Em covers the notorious Enfield Haunting, which inspired the Conjuring 2 and features a lot of walking furniture. By the way, Em’s source was most…
55: Big (Frat) Brother and a Dixie Cup Stethoscope
Feb 19, 2018 • 87 min
It’s episode 55, TAKE TWO! Sorry guys, Christine messed up. But we’ve still got a good one for you. Em covers the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago, which is full of poison, murder, gang activity, suicide, and ghosts. Oh, and tainted moonshine. Safety…
54: THE ANNIVERSARY EPISODE
Feb 11, 2018 • 120 min
WELCOME TO THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY EPISODE! Thank you all for helping us get this far. We couldn’t do any of this without you And we’ve got a special surprise for you! But you’re going to have to listen to find out. Come meet us at CrimeCon 2018 in…
53: The Perm of the Century and A Call to the Apron Factory
Feb 4, 2018 • 96 min
It’s episode 53 and the *gasp* is back. This is maybe our scariest episode yet. Em covers Christine’s favorite topic, Black Eyed Kids (BEKs), whose eyes are voids as black as Em’s heart. Meanwhile, Christine covers the totally bananas story of Dolly…
Listener Stories: Vol. 12
Feb 1, 2018 • 59 min
Thank you guys for one whole year of great listener stories! We can hardly believe it. Tune in for some of our creepiest tales yet, featuring an unsolved murder, a tall ghostly man, and more.
52: A Reverse Pickpocket and There Goes Melinda
Jan 28, 2018 • 87 min
Get ready because who knows what the hell is going on in this episode. First off, Em covers the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, one of Canada’s most popular haunted locales. It features several ghosts, including one named Sam who may or may not wear a kilt,…
51: The One Where Ross Gets a Pager and a Moment of Silence for Google
Jan 21, 2018 • 114 min
This episode is a doozy. First, we find out Em’s post-life-tiny-house-minimalist agenda when Em covers the South Shield Poltergeist, who tortured an English family the creepiest way possible, with children’s toys. And guys, get ready for a big one -…
50: Luvs ’N Laffs and an Alt-Right Turn
Jan 14, 2018 • 83 min
SASSY THE CLOWN IS BACK! In a big way. In episode 50, Em covers Loftus Hall, which is arguably Ireland’s most haunted locale. It once housed the devil himself, cloven hooves and all. Meanwhile, Christine covers the unexplained disappearance and deaths of…
49: Bananas in Pajamas and Your Friendly Local Kioskman
Jan 7, 2018 • 83 min
It’s a Flinstone/Jetson’s crossover! Em tells the podcast’s FIRST alien story, featuring Barney and Betty Hill, who were not martians, although they did get abducted by a UFO. Meanwhile Christine shares the story of the Lake Bodom murders, Finland’s most…
Listener Stories: Vol. 11
Jan 1, 2018 • 51 min
Happy New Year, everyone! If you’re worried about staying up until midnight, these creepy af stories should do the trick. In our attempt to make a “holiday-themed episode,” we instead end up dissing Furbies, crying about love in the afterlife, and…
48: The Island of Misfit Priests and the Easter Egg Rapist
Dec 31, 2017 • 58 min
Happy New Year from the future! Em tells the story of George Lukins (not Lucas), who was famous for his alleged demonic possession and the subsequent exorcism that occurred in 1788. Unfortunately, no “magic practitioners” were able to get him out of his…
47: A Boozy, Goat-Horned Menace and an Unwashed Cup
Dec 24, 2017 • 58 min
Put on your “Satan regalia” and get ready to swipe right on the boozy menace more affectionately known as Krampus, German’s famous Anti-Santa. Kids these days don’t know how good they have it with their damn Elf on the Shelf! Meanwhile, Christine missed…
46: Cinnamontown™ and Pastor Detective
Dec 17, 2017 • 68 min
Happy Froxing Day! This week Em and Christine discuss several disturbing stories, including the time Christine got her head stuck in a dresser. Em also tells Christine the story of the St. James Hotel in New Mexico, which was run by this guy named Henry…
45: Excessive Murder and Miss Vatican
Dec 10, 2017 • 79 min
Welcome to episode 45, sometimes referred to as Sister Act 17 or Lizzie McGuire Goes to South Korea! In this episode, Em covers the Silent Twins, June and Jennifer Gibbons, who spoke a secret language and couldn’t function without one another. As a…
44: Turtle Tortoise and Frogger: lRL
Dec 3, 2017 • 82 min
It’s time for episode 44! Em covers a restaurant in Florida, but before you get too excited, it’s not Señor Frog’s. It’s called Ashley’s of Rockledge, or as we like to call it, the Loose Caboose. Meanwhile, Christine covers the crazy folie a deux case of…
Listener Stories: Vol. 10
Dec 1, 2017 • 37 min
Can you believe it’s our TENTH episode of listener stories?? And you guys did not disappoint. This episode has a little something for everyone - dogs, aliens, ghosts, and murder. What’s not to love?
43: A Hell-Roaring Camp and a Chick-en-Training
Nov 26, 2017 • 67 min
In episode 43, Christine is the Internet’s Apprentice and Em puts the “ish” in Jew-ish. Em covers the Bullock Hotel in Deadwood, South Dakota. (Pro tip: don’t work there unless you want an invisible, casually omnipresent ghost boss who throws your…
42: The Eternal Bromance and Pretty Little Liars 3:16
Nov 19, 2017 • 82 min
Hi, I’m Peter! This is episode 42, in which Christine gyrates from side to side and Janet just can’t get a break. Let’s just say things get pretty ~eccentric~. Em discusses the Harvard Exit Theatre, and Christine “throws Em a bone” and covers Ed Gein, a…
41: Dr. Carrot and the Score of Yore
Nov 12, 2017 • 94 min
Let’s just say this episode is a little out of control. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. Em talks the Great Amherst Mystery, a terrifying poltergeist story from Nova Scotia, and Christine tells the story of Herb Baumeister, a serial killer with an affinity…
40: A Fashion-Forward Victorian Ghost and Workplace Triangulation
Nov 5, 2017 • 87 min
It’s Gio’s Birthday-sode! And listen. It’s a doozy. Em covers the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, which once housed a circus-builder who “cured” cancer with watermelon seeds and is haunted by a ghost who does NOT wear capris. Meanwhile,…
Listener Stories: Vol. 9
Nov 2, 2017 • 43 min
Welcome to listener stories, Halloween edition! We share an extra story or two before thanking our lovely Patreon “donators.” And that’s why we drink!
39: A Girl Named German and La La Land 1 ½
Oct 29, 2017 • 85 min
Happy October 39th, where Christine doesn’t know exponents and Em doesn’t know calendars. Em tells the story of Anneliese Michel, the inspiration for the Exorcism of Emily Rose and one of the truest proofs of demonic possession in recorded history.…
38: An Alli-Ghost and the Gilded Eleventh Ballroom
Oct 22, 2017 • 88 min
How are you peeling? Because it’s time for episode 38, in which Em throws Allison an epic birthday, the recording room is haunted as ever, and we find out Christine is the oracle of our time. Don’t worry, there are also ghosts and murders. Em’s story is…
37: Kyle Columbus and The Napoleon Complex but with Cannibalism
Oct 15, 2017 • 65 min
Thanks, Mr. Bagans. In episode 37, Em talks about a self-sabotaging building called the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Christine razzle-dazzles with the story Issei Sagawa, the creepy cannibal who roams free (and whines about it) to this day. And that’s why…
36: A German Socialist Airbnb and a Myspace Lesbian Porno
Oct 8, 2017 • 57 min
It’s episode 36, and Gio Horoscopes are back - you’re welcome, Scorpios - but first you have to suffer through our stories. Em tells us about Cleveland’s Franklin Castle, which is haunted by murdered children, wanna-be spies, and partying German…
Listener Stories: Vol. 8
Oct 1, 2017 • 50 min
It’s our eighth listener’s episode! I know we say this every month, but it’s one of our best yet. In this episode we read your crazy stories, including a death-filled visit to LA, relentless Gettysburg ghosts, an aggressive poltergeist, and an encounter…
35: A Popcorn Fortune and a Friend Named Squirrel
Oct 1, 2017 • 77 min
It’s episode 35, and we still haven’t left our plunger tent. Lord help us. In this episode we discuss the merits of guns in fighting ghosts, Em gives her best impression of a fire, and we record-scratch our way through a voodoo-related murder-suicide.…
34: A 200-lb Rat and the Dollar Store Plunger
Sep 24, 2017 • 68 min
Episode 34 is coming at you straight from our plunger fort! We’ve moved into the new “recording studio” but truly not much has changed…except the end of our intro song! We still talk booze, ghosts, and murder. This week’s stories include the terrifying…
33: Coughin’ on Coffins and #WereTheBride
Sep 17, 2017 • 91 min
The one and only Lisa Lampanelli joins us this week for an epic episode! Tune in to hear the Queen of Mean get her orphans mixed up, reenact her teenage fight with the devil, and tell us about her her new podcast, Stuffed, available now on iTunes. We…
32: Father Beelzebub and 4,000 Salutes
Sep 10, 2017 • 86 min
In episode 32, we learn about the princes of hell and their love of philosophical chats. We also discuss whether Velma from Scooby Doo got Lasik Eye surgery by now and reveal some exciting news at the end of the episode! More importantly, this episode…
31: Pretty Woman Status and the Paranormal Prairie Podcast
Sep 3, 2017 • 96 min
In episode 31, we quickly learn that this is not a history podcast, so leave your note-taking at the door. Other notable moments include Christine’s pants falling off, the announcement of our first Facebook Live event, and the monumental discovery that…
Listener Stories: Vol. 7
Sep 1, 2017 • 46 min
Can you believe it’s month seven of us reading your craziest ghost and hometown murder stories?! To be honest, we can’t either. And that’s why we drink!
30: Slagpot Wormwood and Em’s Nomadic Clown Life
Aug 27, 2017 • 91 min
Episode 30 doesn’t disappoint. It’s quite a doozy, so don’t say we didn’t warn you. Christine shows off her (very limited) knowledge of the steel industry when Em tells her about the Sloss Furnaces, an extremely terrifying and haunted landmark in…
29: Seasonally Employed Ghosts and the Scottish Tim McGraw
Aug 20, 2017 • 61 min
Mercury’s in retrograde, guys…don’t say we didn’t warn you. We learn why Em doesn’t wear pink dresses and why Christine doesn’t wear white. It’s pinafore-ific! First off, Em tells us about the the Jefferson Hotel in Jefferson, TX, feat. suicidal brides,…
28: Fannie and the Floppy Disk
Aug 13, 2017 • 76 min
We’ve arrived with our compact discs, haphazardly! Welcome to episode 28, in which we discuss Louisiana’s haunted Myrtles Plantation and the tragic murder of Rebecca Schaeffer by her celebrity stalker. (Oh, we also try and speak in Welsh, Christine…
27: Mr. Carbunkle and A Science Class Murder
Aug 6, 2017 • 70 min
It’s episode 27! Christine and Linda meet (spoiler alert: there are fireworks), we learn about Christine’s “baby watch,” and Christine and Em solve age-old Australian murders. Honestly what DOESN’T happen in this episode?! Oh right, also: Em tells…
Listener Stories: Vol. 6
Aug 1, 2017 • 31 min
It’s time for our sixth episode of listener stories! Ugh, everything is about YOU GUYS, isn’t it? Jk, we love you all and thanks for doing such a good job of creeping us out!
26: Homo-cidal Birdman and the Confessions of Shauna K.
Jul 30, 2017 • 72 min
Welcome to episode 26, featuring Alcatraz and serial killer Mark Twitchell! Christine’s phobia of birds is tested when Em tells us about “Birdman” and his baby canaries. Meanwhile, some guy chops off his own fingers and another guy decides he’s the…
25: Ghostly Frenemies and Alcala-ism
Jul 23, 2017 • 85 min
We’re officially 25 episodes deep! Em tells us about all the ghosts of the White House. Christine senses a large hat when Honest Abe shows up, and a naked Winston Churchill gives him a run for his money. Christine tells the story of the mo-fo Rodney…
24: A Ouija Board PSA and Lessons on Limes
Jul 16, 2017 • 71 min
Welcome to the smooth sounds of episode 24, in which Em and Christine most likely summon ZoZo the Ouija Board demon by accident and go on to talk about a demon in his own right, the family annihilator Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes, who killed his family and…
23: A Demon Named Adele and Oceans 11:06
Jul 9, 2017 • 79 min
In episode 23, Christine sees her first ghost (but her second proposal). We also have a special guest…and find out Em is a reverend! Em tells the story of Roland Doe/Robert Mannheim, which inspired the one and only Exorcist. It’s full of demons, priests,…
22: Vicious Vices and a “Shaved Off” Shotgun
Jul 2, 2017 • 60 min
It’s Em’s Lucky Number 22! And she got judged by a criminal. In this episode we also learn that Em and Christine have no morals - just give ‘em a hundred dollars and they’ll acquit you. Tune in to hear Em and Christine discuss the Trans Allegheny Lunatic…
Listener Stories: Vol. 5
Jul 1, 2017 • 48 min
Thanks for scaring the pants off us in our fifth listener’s episode, guys. The stories this month are bananas. And that’s why we drink.
21: Four Pounds of Uneaten Bacon and A Deeply Holy-Some Blonde
Jun 25, 2017 • 80 min
Take a trip with us down the extremely windy road of episode 21, in which Em compares Christine’s upcoming wedding to an axe murder and we also discover Em’s alter-ego is a wacky waving inflatable tube man. Em and her gelatinous limbs tell us all about…
20: Fun Times in the Body Chute and Em’s Hairy Torso
Jun 18, 2017 • 79 min
You’ve asked, you’ve begged, you’ve pleaded…and we finally succumbed to your requests - episode 20 features the one and only Waverly Hills Sanitorium (not Sanitarium, we checked) as well as a pretty terrible guy named Gregory Scott Hale. In this episode…
19: A Great View of the DMV and There’s No Such Thing as a Fun Best Friend Murder
Jun 11, 2017 • 89 min
Welcome to episode 19, in which we learn that there’s no such thing as a fun best friend murder. PLUS, we have our first-ever guest! Em’s childhood best friend and longtime paranormal partner Deirdre tells a kick-ass ghost story about the Hilltop House…
18: An Even Worse Eyeball Story and the Adventures of Captain Midnight
Jun 4, 2017 • 62 min
**DISCLAIMER: this episode is very graphic. And very disturbing.** Em must have known Christine was tired of being the bad guy, because she went NEXT LEVEL with her disturbing story. No joke, DO NOT LET YOUR CHILDREN LISTEN TO EPISODE 18. And if you do,…
Listener Stories: Vol. 4
Jun 1, 2017 • 31 min
Grab your drink and lock your doors. Volume 4 is here! In this month’s listeners episode, we thank all of our lovely patrons and read some of your best stories yet.
17: Flo & Frankenstein and Christine Has Another Stroke
May 29, 2017 • 87 min
Goodbye, Australian listeners! In episode 17, Em and Christine butcher Australian accents while singing some #classic Australian tunes. They also discuss the Stanley Hotel, the very hotel that inspired Stephen King’s The Shining, as well as the infamous…
16: Horse Grunts and the 1900s Policeman Who Was Also a Scarf Person
May 21, 2017 • 85 min
“Lesbians, Incest, Murder, LET’S GO!” - Christine, trying to get you excited about her story. It’s episode 16 and shit’s gettin’ real. Em gives an elementary school-style book report on the Lemp Mansion, which is haunted by the ghosts of suicide victims,…
15: A Sample of Our Outhouse and Catfished by Lucifer
May 14, 2017 • 92 min
It’s episode 15, and Em and Christine TOTALLY know that, despite what they may or may not have said in the intro… Listen, this episode is full of bad juju.We chat about the ghosts of St. Alban’s Sanatorium and the disturbing tale of DeeDee & Gypsy Rose…
14: The Old School House of Pies and Freud’s Field Day
May 7, 2017 • 63 min
“Meet us at the Monte V!” In this episode, Em tells Christine all about the haunted Hotel Monte Vista, which features a fun dude who hangs raw meat on the chandeliers and some ghosts that just wanna have a drink. Meanwhile, Christine brings down the mood…
Listener Stories: Vol. 3
May 1, 2017 • 37 min
BUCKLE UP. It’s time for your third episode of listener stories. You guys bring the heat and scare the pants of us in this one. We also want to give a special shout-out to all our Patreon supporters - we love you to pieces! Don’t answer the door, hide…
13: The Cincinnati Mobsters and a PSA for Samsung
Apr 30, 2017 • 86 min
Lucky number 13! Em and Christine discuss the disturbing hauntings at Bobby Mackey’s Music World and the disappearance of Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers in the jungles of panama. Turn on your Jungle GPS and get ready for what Em calls an “X-Rated Blues…
12: The 300-Year-Old Drama Queen and the Bitchy 7th Grader
Apr 23, 2017 • 79 min
Welcome to ep. 12! Em tells Christine about the “Chair of Death” and its super-dramatic owner, who happened to get hanged, tarred, and feathered in front of his own bar. Christine tells Em about Carl Tanzler, who decided that since his 21-year-old love…
11: A Drunk Pandora’s Box and How to Play the Elevator Game
Apr 16, 2017 • 66 min
Episode 11 features a haunted wine cabinet, AKA Christine’s dream come true, as well as one of the creepiest unsolved mysteries in recent years - the case of Elisa Lam and the strange elevator surveillance video taken shortly before her death. Come hear…
10: Annabelle the Doll-y Parton Impersonator and the Tap Water Scammer
Apr 9, 2017 • 72 min
Come celebrate episode 10 with us! We’ve got the story of Annabelle the (extremely creepy) Doll and America’s first serial killer, the one and only H. H. Holmes. So many reasons to drink this week!
9: The Wandering Cowboy and the Pregnancy Pact, but for Boys
Apr 2, 2017 • 64 min
In episode 9, Em tells Christine about the Sallie House, botched surgeries, hoofprints, Gateway to Hell and all. Meanwhile, Christine tells the story of the indestructible Michael Malloy, which includes a lot of drinking, snapping, and rat poison.…
Listener Stories: Vol. 2
Apr 1, 2017 • 39 min
In the second episode of listener stories, Em and Christine read some of the creepiest lisetener submissions yet. Hear some poignant stories from listeners with loved ones who’ve passed away, plus an insanely creepy story of a home with a dark past.…
8: Our First Fight and Franzia Stains…or Blood?
Mar 26, 2017 • 70 min
Episode 8 has arrived! Em tells Christine about the Queen Mary (and is pretty pissed that Christine went without her) and Christine tells Em the story of Maura Murray’s mysterious disappearance.
7: A Menorah Made of Lava and the Jerry Springer of Germany
Mar 19, 2017 • 54 min
EPISODE 7 IS HERE. Em tells Christine about the terrifying Eastern State Penitentiary and all its ghostly inhabitants, and Christine tells Em about one of Germany’s most chilling cold cases of all time, the Hinterkaifeck Massacre. Get those drinks ready -…
6: The Human Hair Version and the Worst Social Studies Class Ever
Mar 12, 2017 • 66 min
In episode 6, Em watches Christine’s mind explode over the notorious story of Robert the Doll. Christine tells the story of the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping, reminding Em where she got her compulsion to lock her doors. Turn on your alarm system and grab the…
5: The “Creepy Little Thing” and a Journey of Self-Destruction
Mar 5, 2017 • 61 min
In episode 5, Em and Christine have a casual chat about the poltergeist that tortured the Smurl family back in the 80s and everyone’s favorite killer clown, John Wayne Gacy. Christine not only learns what an incubus is (you don’t want to know), but more…
Listener Stories: Vol. 1
Mar 1, 2017 • 29 min
In one of the creepiest episodes yet, Christine and Em read real-life paranormal and true crime stories sent in by our beautiful fans - YOU GUYS! As if these absurdly creepy stories weren’t enough, we may have even caught some unexplained paranormal…
4: Demon Pigs and a Call from Tamara
Feb 26, 2017 • 71 min
In this week’s episode Em and Christine discuss the notorious Amityville Haunting and the unsolved case of the missing Sodder children. Join us for this extra-chilling episode, but be sure to grab your wine and milkshakes first - you’re gonna need them!
3: Paranormal Bitchslaps and the Body Examiners
Feb 19, 2017 • 53 min
Get your drinks ready. In episode 3 Em talks about a poltergeist legend from Southern folklore, the Bell Witch Haunting. Christine discusses the infamous unsolved case of the Black Dahlia murder.
2: Clotheseline Cookies and the Lone Band-Aid
Feb 15, 2017 • 62 min
In episode two, Em and Christine discuss the insanely haunted Whaley House in San Diego and the just plain insane serial killer Robert Durst. And that’s why we drink!
1: Francis Ford “Cupola” and the Off-Brand Kool-Aid
Feb 9, 2017 • 67 min
Get your wine and milkshakes ready - it’s time for the first episode of And That’s Why We Drink! Em tells Christine all about one of the most haunted places in America, the Winchester Mystery House. Christine tells Em about the most famous mass suicide in…