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A Friend In The Forest

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Stories: "A Boy Named Thomas" - Shane Dunphy spent years working with kids as a social worker. He’d seen it all until he met a little boy named Gregory. For more, get Shane Dunphy’s book The Boy They Tried to Hide.

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The Night Whistler

October 25th, 2018

30:32

The Night Whistler: Cheryl decided that she could make the best out of living in a haunted house. Nothing bad could happen if she made friends with …

The Intruders

October 23rd, 2018

37:56

La Posada: What if your great-great-grandmother comes back from the dead, but doesn’t visit you?

You’re Gonna Get Scratched: Three kids go inside an abandoned house… turns out, it’s not empty.

Under The Stairs

October 19th, 2018

37:03

The Basement: When one of Daniel’s kids started seeing ghosts, he was scared. When two of his kids started seeing ghosts, he was petrified.

Under the Stairs: Mido discovers that the former tenants of her apartment left …

Skagway

October 17th, 2018

30:24

Frances: Cori suspects she’s got a second roommate who she can’t see, and who may very well be contacting her from beyond the veil.

Lydia: The wait staff at the Red Onion Saloon in Skagway, Alaska uncover the tragic …

Holy Ghost

October 11th, 2018

36:28

The Possession: When Sara appears to be cursed, her grandmother calls on a coven of witches for the cure.

The Healing: When it comes to miracles, …

Ghost Town

October 4th, 2018

31:22

The Mine: California is gold country. Miner Shannon Poe discovers that not every abandoned gold mine has been vacated.

The Mission: An empty old …

Hush

September 27th, 2018

34:09

Libby: Jennifer and her daughter Taylor both know their family home is haunted… but they don’t want to share that secret, even with each other

No Voy a Tener Nietos: Maria’s mother always wanted a son. And when Maria …

Something In The Walls

September 20th, 2018

19:42

The Visage: A man is hired to do remodel work on a notorious haunted house. But something inside the house doesn’t want anything to change.

Decorations: Paintings start appearing on the walls. Dark, odd, and disturbed. …

Smells Like Teen Spirits

September 13th, 2018

29:30

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The Mammoth Mountain Poltergeist: Tom Ross finds evil lurking in the most unlikely place: a California ski chalet.

The Moonshiner’s Daughter:

The Perfect Tenant

September 5th, 2018

28:41

The Perfect Tenant: Steven LaChance found the perfect home… or, did the home find him?

Ghosty: When your kid tells you she’s just seen a ghost, you might want to believe her.

37 Seconds

August 29th, 2018

28:43

37 Seconds: Stephanie Arnold was pregnant with her second child, and she couldn’t have been more excited. Until she got her first premonition.

Be …

Creepy Crawly

August 23rd, 2018

38:04

The Birds: As a little boy in Richmond Virginia, raising pigeons, Ray Christian made a friend with the same hobby. But there was something mysterious about Ray’s new pal.

The Taxidermist: When Tracey started doing …

The Iron Gate

August 15th, 2018

32:12

Iron Gate: An American soldier takes over an empty house in Baghdad and encounters the one threat he is powerless against.

Restless

August 9th, 2018

30:22

The Curse of Mr. Smith: Every time Randi’s grandma looked out her kitchen window, she’d see him, standing on the lawn: Mr. Smith. Who was Mr. Smith? What did he want? And why was he so sad?

The Angel of Death: When Ron …

The Wraith

August 7th, 2018

23:46

The Wraith: Teresa can see dead people. And she’s not afraid… until she meets HER.

Spooked Season II Trailer

August 6th, 2018

0:59

It's coming. It's bigger and badder and all new... Spooked Season II. From Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios, host Glynn Washington pushes back the veil to bring you stories from real people battling the forces of the …

Final Act

October 26th, 2017

35:27

Stories: "Cowboy Whiteout" - A woman gets an unlikely savior when she’s lost in a snowstorm.

"Flesh-Eating Bacteria" - A mortician-in-training has his worst shift yet.

"Big Al" - A caregiver gets a visit from one of his …

Lost

October 24th, 2017

42:33

Stories: "Cat Scratch Fever" - Something is here, scratching, clawing its way out of the darkness... 

"Invisible Children" - What do you do when you find three ghost children living in your attic? 

"Pastor’s Oil"  - …

Knock, Knock

October 21st, 2017

27:30

Stories: "Clown Zombie" - What happens when you make a happy clown very, very angry.

"Polaroid Phantom"Two men discover that the ghosts in their …

The Summoning

October 15th, 2017

37:26

Stories: "Spirit on the Board" - What happens when a group of kids conjure a spirit?

"The Seance" - A long-lost love comes to town for a visit, and he's been dead for years. Produced by Bob Carlson and KCRW's …

Unholy Water

October 13th, 2017

31:40

Stories: "Devil’s Water" - What happens when your god-fearing family agrees to dance with the dark side in a moment of desperation.

"Hot Water" - Three girls planned a relaxing trip to a remote hot springs, and ended up …

The Black Rose

October 9th, 2017

26:00

Stories: "Great Aunt Rose" -  When Christina McKenna’s cruel aunt comes back from the grave to make amends--she’s not sure if she can forgive. Read more about Christina in her book, My Mother Wore A Yellow Dress.

"The …

The Shadow Men

October 1st, 2017

37:31

Witch Cage: A woman buys a medieval jail… and tries to make it her home.

Phantom Border Agent: A border agent encounters his long-dead colleague in …

Possession

September 28th, 2017

22:55

Stories:

"Indonesian Ghost Show" - When a TV crew shows up to film a ghost show their disrespect angers the gods.

"Daikon" - Susan's dog Daikon kept …

The Curse

September 21st, 2017

21:50

Stories: "La Bruja" Your family is cursed--who you gonna call? La Bruja.

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Borderlands

September 14th, 2017

26:31

Stories: 

"Border Boogeyman" - Rocky Elmore worked as a border patrol agent and out there, in the pitch black, he was never sure if he was completely …

Lost In Time

September 8th, 2017

36:37

Stories: 

"Time Warp Saloon" -  The neon sign blinks at the roadhouse bar. The jukebox plays an old tune as the bartender shouts,  "Last Call." Just …

The Watcher

September 7th, 2017

37:16

Stories:  

"Houdini’s Promise" - Can a pact between two brothers survive death?

"The Night Mother" - It’s the middle of the night. You’re not even 15, and you’re home alone with your little brother. You’re waiting for …

Spooked Trailer

September 1st, 2017

1:01

From the creators of Snap Judgment and WNYC studios, a new podcast with host Glynn Washington that pushes back the veil. Real stories from real people battling the forces of the night.  Subscribe now to get a new …

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