A Scary Home Companion

A Scary Home Companion

Drinking whiskey in the kitchen and telling scary stories around the fire. Music and mayhem, fearful fiction and furious fact, tall tales and terrible truths. A Scary Home Companion is a dark sinister variety show, featuring original stories and original music ... Show More

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September 18, 2019 46 min

Francis Roarke saw carnage in Vietnam, but not the kind of horrors waiting for him in Slate County prison. Serial killers, cult leaders, the damned and deranged, and when they passed through Death Row, Cell Six would feed on them. Growing stronger.

A man of faith, a man of compassion, a man of letters, Father Francis Roarke will now have to become a Holy Warrior. 

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September 10, 2019 50 min

After the Night of the Long Knives, young Emily and monstrous Ben wandered looking for safe haven. When they found a lakeside cabin built like a life-size dollhouse, it seemed too good to be true.

But a dollhouse needs dollies. When a group of parties crashes the dollhouse, Emily decides to turn them into her playthings.

Come and join a tea party like you’ve never seen. 

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September 4, 2019 34 min

Since man first learned sin, these old woods have been haunted by inhuman monsters, lost souls, and vagabond devils.

On the night of the biggest snowstorm in Wisconsin history, folklorist and professor Ollie Schnieder stumbled upon the ancient secret in the heart of the forest – the answer to the mystery of Chippewa Falls. 

The episode was edited and produced by Jeff Davidson

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August 21, 2019 48 min

Profane Botany is the scientific philosophy that seeks to hybridize human tissue and plant matter into new forms of life. Like alchemy and transmutation it is a dark theory never actualized.  
Until now...
Spinning out of the mythology of the Hand Collector, the Trapdoor Spider, and the Horror in Cell Six, The Profane Botanist casts a terrifying new light on old crimes.

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August 19, 2019 27 min

"Visions and prophetic dreams run in my family. But my son sees things when he is awake... and he has since birth." What if ghosts talked to you, begged you for help, before you were old enough to understand what was happening?

A true story unlike any you've heard before.

Ian Alex Mac - Ghost Strings
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August 13, 2019 28 min

This church needed a miracle. Ever since turning to snake-handling they had lost their way.

Today Rev. Elmo Cubbins plans to turn that all around. First to feed the faithful with a fish fry, and then to wow them with a real life exorcism. This hellfire-and-brimstone preacher thought he was prepared for the worst.

He wasn't.

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August 5, 2019 26 min

In the 1800s, the life of a circus freak was grim, sad, and short
No life was more grim than the Coyote Princess, the star attraction at the Shocking World of Human Oddities. Plagued with profound deformities and put on display to be mocked and ridiculed, the Princess lived the saddest life of all.
Until one day she struck back, and struck back hard.

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August 1, 2019 27 min

Three more bleak tales for the disturbed

the odd, the disenfranchised, and the perturbed

A hero cop tries to rescue a baby

A security guard finds something unpleasant at the vet school

And a Nancy Drew-like teenage sleuth stumbles across something she is not at all prepared to handle.

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June 26, 2019 36 min

All horrific things must come to an end, but who will live to see the light of day?

Emily and Ben play a torturous game of hide and seek, while Marla gets a face to face introduction to the monstrous Thing in the Basement.

And there's more... so much more... but let's not spoil it just yet

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June 26, 2019 36 min

All horrific things must come to an end, but who will live to see the light of day?Emily and Ben play a torturous game of hide and seek, while Marla gets a face to face introduction to the monstrous Thing in the Basement.And there's more... so much more... but let's not spoil it just yetGuest voice by Savannah Hensley (also like to thank her for the promotional art shes been providing)Edited, produced, and held the F down by Jeffre... Read more

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June 22, 2019 39 min

Three games of cat and mouse unfold across the blood soaked town of Grace:

  • The Southern Gentleman and Andre Montgomery duel over the life of a bystander
  • Emily Mason infiltrates the girls slumber party
  • and Marla Cole tries to save an infant from being devoured by a monster

  • Guest voices by Eric Taylor, Sarah Hanson and Savannah Hensley

    Edited and produced by Razorjeff Mouthidson

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    June 15, 2019 41 min

    Andre Montgomery spends his retirement hunting and fishing. Tonight he is the one being hunted.

    A casual trip into town leads Andre to a gauntlet of homicidal lunatics, including the enigmatic hitcher called the Southern Gentleman.

    The intensity with every installment of NOTLK cranks up another notch, and this episode sets a new standard for nail-shredding suspense.

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    June 9, 2019 30 min

    The inmates aren't just running the asylum, they are running the town.

    The cannibal is in the diner, the psychotic genius is in the police station, the Machinist is in the hardware store, and Gordo the Clown is crashing the "croquet and crumpets" themed slumber party.

    Thing will get worse before they get any better. Dawn is still hours away, and the Night of the Long Knives is in full swing.
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    June 2, 2019 31 min

    After a horrific massacre at a bonfire party, Marla Cole is a woman on the run. 

    But during the Night of the Long Knives, running away from one killer only means you are running toward another.

    The slasher epic continues, as the town of Grace is beset by a who's-who of the most sick and depraved killers on Earth.

    Guest voice by the incomparable Dan Jopling
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    May 25, 2019 35 min

    The Horror Epic Begins Here!
    A hidden asylum filled with a sinister pantheon of the most sadistic and dangerous human monsters in the world:
    The Cannibal, the Summer Camp Killer, the Torturer, the Killer Clown, the Evil Genius, the Identity Thief, the Hitchhiker, the Posthuman Abomination, the Split, and the Mutant

    Now they have escaped. God help us all.

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    In 1890, if you were traveling from Albuquerque to California there was a place you surely wanted to avoid, a place reportedly haunted by shape shifting Navajo witches. 

    One man decided to go through it to save time. To protect himself and his stage coach, he hired on a crew of gunmen to escort him.

    But would guns be enough to match the horror of the Skin Walkers? 

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    May 13, 2019 24 min

    This is the story of what happened the night Kathy Nguyen was named teacher of the year. It is the same night that in her old life had been called the Harvest of Soft Necks.

    To say any more about this tale would be saying too much.

    Music provided by
    Chelsea Oxendine, the songs It's Alive, Invasion, and the haunting theme music
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    May 5, 2019 41 min

    3 stories you have to hear to believe

    The Montcrief Hogs – When a cannibal serial killer is sent to prison, what happens to his feral, man-eating hogs?

    The LARPsecutioner – A Thor cosplayer is beaten to death with his own hammer, revealing an evil mastermind that prowls comic conventions and LARP events looking to spill hot nerdy blood.

    The Doctor & the Bear – Locked in a room with a 400 pound black be... Read more

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    April 28, 2019 49 min

    Old Forests are remnants of the chaotic world before the days of man. They are the home to lost spirits and vagabond devils.

    When Pete Caspar moved his family to a new house on the edge of the woods, it felt like a time to begin a new chapter. Instead, he is plagued by nightmares of a dancing man made of knives, and the growing sense of dread that something truly horrid was about to happen.

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    April 20, 2019 33 min

    They called Buck Harp the Klan Killer

    After the tragedy that befalls his family, Buck Harp does more than seek revenge. He becomes a spirit of vengeance that will haunt the men in the white hoods for generations. 

    Join me for the incredible story of a Southern legend.

    Normally I don't do trigger warnings, but this story takes place in an ugly part of history. It isn't just the violence itself that is of... Read more

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