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1. Your Urban Legends V: Spirits Podcast #58

Your Urban Legends V: Spirits Podcast #58

You sent us some great stories this week: protective women spirits, murderous otters, toe-crunching bear grannies, and so many more! Amanda explains what the ideal ghost roommate would be like....


2. Sedna & Inuit Shapeshifters: Spirits Podcast #53

Sedna & Inuit Shapeshifters: Spirits Podcast #53

Bundle up from the cold as we tell you some of our favorite stories from Inuit mythology. We tell the relatable story of how a woman goes from a horrible marriage and overbearing father to...


3. Your Urban Legends IV: Spirits Podcast #54

Your Urban Legends IV: Spirits Podcast #54

Spaghetti Warehouse makes its return, along with some spaghetti conspiracies. Grandpa comes back with a Bloody Bones follow up. A fan from Shropshire tells us why they avoid wearing hoodies....


4. Egyptian Afterlife Mythology: Spirits Podcast #33

Egyptian Afterlife Mythology: Spirits Podcast #33

The road to the afterlife is dangerous, but good thing we're all going together! We take you down the path past animal-headed gods, competent women who run the universe, and a god who just...


5. The Morrigan & Celtic Mythology: Spirits Podcast #30

The Morrigan & Celtic Mythology: Spirits Podcast #30

Creepy ravens, death rituals, and battlefield curses abound in this episode on the Celtic goddess trinity of doom and destruction. Hear A+ cursing, terrible stories about our future forms,...


6. Language: Spirits Podcast #57

Language: Spirits Podcast #57

What's that? AMANDA is leading an episode? It's the gift that keeps on giving—and naturally, we go full nerd. We talk linguistics, Julia gets some stuff right (and wrong), Amanda has...


7. Your Urban Legends Part III: Spirits Podcast #50

Your Urban Legends Part III: Spirits Podcast #50

We're back with another round of your Urban Legends! From werewolves to werepanthers to haunted trolleys, we have a few drinks and happily stumble through some of the creepiest things that...


8. Long Island Urban Legends (Amityville Horror and more!): Spirits Podcast #22

Long Island Urban Legends (Amityville Horror and more!): Spirits Podcast #22

Your hometown defines you - the stories you hear end up being the stories that you tell through the rest of your life. This week, in honor of heading home for Thanksgiving, we bring you the...


9. Persephone and Hades: Spirits Podcast #1

Persephone and Hades: Spirits Podcast #1

The first episode of Spirits introduces you to the ancient Greek gods with the story of Hades and Persephone. Find out why marrying siblings wasn't weird, hear what Hades was really like, and...


10. Creepy Kids Urban Legends: Spirits Podcast #45

Creepy Kids Urban Legends: Spirits Podcast #45

Let's face it - from Irish changelings to the creepy twins in the Shining, humankind has found kids to be super creepy for generations. This week, Julia rounds up the creepiest stories about...


11. Ghost Stories of Orlando, Florida (with Matt A.): Spirits Podcast #14

Ghost Stories of Orlando, Florida (with Matt A.): Spirits Podcast #14

Something is in the water. Follow us down a one-lane road through hills and swamps to uncover the mysteries of Cassadaga, Florida. Special guest Matt tells us all about his first-hand experience...


12. Lạc Long Quân and Au Cơ: Spirits Podcast #59

Lạc Long Quân and  Au Cơ: Spirits Podcast #59

Sometimes on Spirits we get stories that just have everything - action, monsters, romance, actual history, and empowering depictions of women. The story of Lạc Long Quân and Au Cơ is one...


13. The Hero’s Journey (with Mischa Stanton): Spirits Podcast #26

The Hero’s Journey (with Mischa Stanton): Spirits Podcast #26

All stories have the same roots - or, at least, that's what our boy Joseph Campbell says. This week, we enter into the cycle of The Hero's Journey with special guest Mischa Stanton. We'll...


14. Your Urban Legends Pt. II - Cornfields, Dingleholes and More: Spirits Podcast #46

Your Urban Legends Pt. II - Cornfields, Dingleholes and More: Spirits Podcast #46

We're telling your creepy stories this week! From haunted theatres to farms and rivers to something called a Dinglehole, we bring you listener stories that made us giggle and gave us goosebumps....


15. Great Floods in History: Spirits Podcast #7

Great Floods in History: Spirits Podcast #7

Go beyond Noah and the Ark with great flood myths from Mesopotamia, China, Native North America, and more. We dig into flood origin stories, survival strategies, the merits of Prometheus vs....


16. Zeus: Spirits Podcast #51

Zeus: Spirits Podcast #51

You've heard us mention Zeus, but today you're going to know why we consider him the Fuckfather of all Fuckboys. We talk about how Hera's just doing her job, how Homer kept grudges like...


17. Mami Wata: Spirits Podcast #31

Mami Wata: Spirits Podcast #31

Meet the badass mermaid ruler of the rivers and coasts of Western Africa: Mami Wata, who knows how to exact revenge and how to enjoy the finer things in life. We talk snakes that can swim,...


18. Yuki-onna: Spirits Podcast #55

Yuki-onna: Spirits Podcast #55

Winter is here, and with it blows the cold wind of something spooky. We tell the sad tale of the Yuki-onna, a spirit of a woman who froze to death in the icy cold, who comes back seeking the...


19. King Arthur (with Christian Madera): Spirits Podcast #56

King Arthur (with Christian Madera): Spirits Podcast #56

The Arthurian Canon is sacred to some people—so you know we've got a lot of jokes about it. We dive into the nitty gritty with special guest Christian Madera as we talk about why self-insert...


20. Circe and The Odyssey (with Jess Zimmerman): Spirits Podcast #44

Circe and The Odyssey (with Jess Zimmerman): Spirits Podcast #44

Creeptober is just around the corner, but we're starting the season out right with one of our favorite creepy-cool witches: Circe. From turning men into pigs, enchanting sailors with herbs...