Homespun Haints: True Ghost Stories

Homespun Haints: True Ghost Stories

True ghost stories are scarier (and funnier) when you hear them from the real people who experienced them. We’re Becky and Diana, and we interview people who have seen ghosts--so you can feel their fear with them. Each episode features true, personal stories of ghosts, demons, haints, hauntings, haunted houses, and paranormal experiences, sprinkled with humorous conversations about the random strange events in our own haunted lives.

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November 20, 2023 31 mins

Lower-half body apparitions are more common than you think, fast food restaurants have secret sauces and some haunted castles can kill you. We learned a lot from our Season 5, and we want to ensure you go forth this winter with the same valuable knowledge that will keep you safe from the lure of the picture-perfect lifestyle. Life is messy, ghosts are messier, and we may have the messiest morals of all.

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Matt and Meredith of Boredwalk may have a dark, macabre sense of humor that they imbue into their spooky products, but they definitely know how to run a successful business. Join us as we discuss the ghastly hilarious inspiration behind some of their favorite products, and learn a little about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into running a creatively-focused enterprise.

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Diana continues to remain a skeptic to the paranormal, even after everything she has experienced. But today, her ancestors whop her upside the head with a message from beyond that she just cannot ignore.

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Tempest had her wards up around her home, but something still got through. Something inhuman, that rode in on the back of a visitor.

Laura Tempest Zakroff is an artist, dancer, author, and modern traditional witch who has lived in many haunted houses.

Check out Tempest's books at lauratempestzakroff.com and her Instagram at @owlkeyme.arts

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Frantz wasn’t planning on staying in a haunted hotel, but somehow he managed to find himself surrounded by ghosts in three different lodgings. Except for the last hotel—that room had a demon grandma in it.

Repeat guest Frantz describes his encounters with ghosts of Tibetan monks in a Florida Airbnb, undead peeping toms in a hotel in Phoenix, and a dark presence in a San Francisco lodging. But, per his usual, Frantz handles...

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Ron didn’t really think the spell would work, that he would actually sacrifice his friend to the devil. But he tried it anyway….

Ron Reikki, author and poet, shares an experience from his youth where he did something that haunts him to this day.

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Robert Curran, AKA Dr. Bob, shares some of the ancient folk wisdom of Ireland along with many, many Irish ghost stories.

Check out Bob Curran's books at obrien.ie/robert-curran and simonandschuster.com/authors/Bob-Curran/146578219

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Jo Kerrigan, who literally wrote the book on Druids in the pagan world of Ireland--a place she considers a portal to the fairy world--explains how the origins of Halloween evolved from Samhain.

Check out all of Jo's books from O'Brien press at obrien.ie/jo-kerrigan

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Nick's haunted Michigan house features a frequently shaking bed and serpentine black mist. Or…is that just Nick?

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September 18, 2023 41 mins

Many of us fear Friday the 13th, but do you know why? There are some pretty juicy theories out there, and we’re going to share them with you on this episode of Homespun Haints.


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"No one makes it through the night." That's what the bartender told Allison when she won the chance to spend the night in a haunted speakeasy as part of a charity auction. Determined to make it until morning, Allison soon realized just how haunted her surroundings were--and how much power she had to change it.

Check out the anthology that will be featuring Allison at https://a.co/d/1P1K8G1

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 Mihaela Roe is a ghost tour guide who tells us the history (and ghosts) of Santa Monica and Santa Monica Pier. She also lets us in on some authentic vampire folklore from her home in Romania.

Check out Mihaela's tour company at usghostadventures.com/santa-monica and her language learning institute at strommeninc.com

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Kelly Fordon of Let's Deconstruct a Story Podcast shares generational stories and Irish ghost folklore from her family. Her premonitions of death demonstrate that the bonds of love do not die when our bodies do.

Check out Kelly's podcast, blog, and books at kellyfordon.com

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A teenage girl is tormented by a malevolent entity in her attic. Then, she gets blamed for the havoc that it causes. Her experiences lead to a lifelong interest in studying the paranormal.

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Angela Hartshorn of Hart and Horn has been haunted her whole life, but now, as a practicing witch, hat maker, and artist, she runs head first into ghostly situations. The results, as you can imagine, are pretty terrifying.

Check out Angela's wares at hartandhornstore.com and on Instagram at @hartandhorn
Follow Angela's podcast at myhauntedlifepodcast.com or patreon.com/MyHauntedLifePodcast

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Our friend Jennifer joins us with another tale of haunted family travel. We revisit the odd nature of the hauntings at the famous Sorrell-Weed House in Savannah, GA, from the perspective of a person quite sensitive to spirits and energies. Speaking of which, what do you make of the earthy-yet-otherworldly presence secreted in the shadows of her suburban home?

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We talk to Kit and Rory of This Paranormal Life as they tell us some of the strangest ghost stories they've shared on their show, as well as give us insight about how they pull off their strange brand of paranormal comedy.

Check out This Paranormal Life at thisparanormallife.com
See Kit and Rory's upcoming tour dates at thisparanormallife.com/tour


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Three short true ghost stories told by the people who experienced them, featuring a guest in the Pecos Triangle, New Mexico, a story about a haunted clock, and a story told by the king of Horror Movies himself, Ken Sledge of Sledgehammer Horror.

Check out Ken's YouTube channel, SledgeHammer Horror, at youtube.com/@SledgehammerHorror

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A haunted Florida woman shares experiences of seeing shadow figures, poltergeist activity, and possibly an elemental on ancestral Lakeland land in central Florida.

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Katharine grew up in a house that shouldn't have been haunted, but she saw strange apparitions of a little girl, an older man, and other, stranger ghosts that will leave you scratching your head. Then, she moved out into an even more haunted apartment, where the ghosts let her know they were watching her.

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