Least Haunted

Least Haunted

Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or any of your family ever seen a ‘spook’, ‘specter’, or ‘ghost’? If the answer is yes, then don’t wait another minute! Listen to The Least Haunted Podcast! Join hosts Cody Franks and Garth von Ahnen (usually) as they traverse the world of the paranormal and strange, taking a humorously skeptical and scientifically minded look at all sorts of spooky phenomena, creatures, and events throughout world history. New Episodes every-other Friday.

Episodes

September 17, 2021 76 min

It's an explosive episode this week! Is it really possible for human beings to burst into flame and be consumed by fire of an unknown source? Do each of us carry within ourselves the spark of our own destruction? Join us as we take a look at the bizarre phenomenon of Spontaneous Human Combustion, and explore just how possible this strange occurrence is. 

We also talk about laser light shows, the nitty gritty of cremation, AND h...

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I can't believe it's a clip show! Due to problems recording, this week's episode will be a "Best Of" showcase of some of our favorite stories from the first two seasons of The Least Haunted Campfire Club. 

STORY CREDITS:

Pockets.... Story  by Cody Franks

Molokai Ghost Story.... Original experience by Tim King

Black Stag.... Song by Blue Roan

The Moon Tree.... Story by Cody Franks

Push and Pull.... Story by Cody ...

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August 20, 2021 91 min

It's a Cryptic Cryptid Tryptic! This time Cody & Garth are joined by special guest, writer and director Abe Epperson, to discuss three different paranormal beings. What bizarre demon terrorized the small Massachusetts town of Dover over two days in 1977? What really happened to a teenage boy driving home in rural Washington in 1994? And just what the hell is crawling around Fresno at night? 

We'll solve it all, as well ...

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August 6, 2021 90 min

We're going through changes. After suffering a near debilitating spinal injury, Cody is put on a medication with some interesting side effects. This reminds him of the time a person in history suffered a life altering injury that turned them into a stranger to all of those who knew them. And Garth fills his corner with some interesting changelings...

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July 23, 2021 83 min

Cody and Garth are joined by their friend and mule expert, Jared Wilson, to talk about The Red Ghost. A mysterious creature that terrified the Arizona Territory in the 1880's. An animal of unknown description that may have been the steed of The Devil himself!  But why a mule expert? What does any of this have to do with mules?! 

To answer these questions and unmask the ghost, The Least Haunted crew will need to explore a forgot...

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July 9, 2021 46 min

Due to technical difficulties, our normal episode has been delayed. So instead here is a free peek at our Patreon exclusive ad free content, Here is Polterbites: The Bewitching Tub...

A Hot Tub not unlike any other Hot Tub. A structure built of tile and cement and money, a backyard toy for the affluent, wet entertainment for the well-to-do. But for Cody and Garth, this tub holds mysteries not dreamed of by the building contractor. ...

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June 25, 2021 80 min

This time Cody takes Garth on a deep dive into one of the only things that truly terrifies him... The "Supremely Natural" Lake Tahoe. 

But why does it scare Cody so much? Is there truth to the legends that surround the Jewel of The Sierras? Are there countless bodies down in the depths? Does a monster really swim along the shore? And just how deep does this thing go? 

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June 11, 2021 55 min

This time Cody and Garth travel to the 1960's (again!) to examine the Unsolved Mystery that is The Minnesota Iceman! A tale involving carnies, mysterious millionaires, college kids in disguise, cryptozoologists, possibly a murder, and... Vietnam?! So grab your acid, put on your favorite Dead album, and get ready to follow a hairy dude frozen in a block of ice on tour around the land of a thousand lakes! 


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May 28, 2021 69 min

This time Cody and Garth talk about Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. A story so big it encompasses 200 million years! This one has something for everybody: Possibly cannibalistic dinosaurs, Ancestral Native American Peoples, cattle rustlers, hidden gold, demon cows, Earth-Babies, giant snakes, double dealing poker games, vagina shaped flowers, Presbyterians, and The Lizard King himself- Jim Morrison!

Also, not one, but TWO Garth's Corn...

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May 14, 2021 59 min
The Prophesy has been fulfilled! Here at long last is the second installment of The Mothman Saga. This time we learn all about John Keel, author of The Mothman Prophesies. It's a wild tale filled with beings from other dimensions, mysterious Men In Black, giant bird-men, and a dude who looks suspiciously like The Devil. Also, what the hell was the deal with Kingdom of The Crystal Skull?! --- This episode is sponsored by · A...
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April 30, 2021 65 min
Have you seen the light? This time Cody and Garth are joined by the obviously incredibly fascinating Alex Schmidt to talk about the eerie luminous mystery of The Brown Mountain Lights. Are these "unexplained" lights ghosts? Are they Aliens? The machinations of a literary super villain? Or are they something else completely? For more than 100 years they have lit up the night skies of North Carolina, but now it is time for Th...
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Only for the hardcore Least Haunted completionist, it's The Least Haunted 1st Anniversary Q&A Extravaganza! Possibly our longest episode ever! Hope you like talking, because You had questions and we had answers.

Want to know how the show is made? We've got answers. 

Want to know what cryptid/mythical beast we would make love to? We've got answers.  

Was there a second shooter on the grassy knoll? And Non-Fungible To...

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April 1, 2021 87 min

The Least Haunted Podcast has been absorbed by the Paramount+ family and hive mind. Resistance is futile. 

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March 19, 2021 75 min

It's episode 25! And this time Cody and Garth travel to 1960's West Virginia to witness the terrible beating of wings that is The Mothman! What dread terror awaits? And will the screeching ever stop? You'll just have to listen to find out!  


ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: "Hopped up on Goofballs", Él Rincón de Garth, monstrous attractions, exploited hillbillies, apologies to They Might Be Giants. 


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Pay no attention to the man behind the sheet... Wait... Actually DO pay attention to the man behind the sheet. That's what he wants.

This time Cody tells Garth all about one of the most ridiculous experiments to ever be conducted in the name of paranormal research, and how it might have been accidentally brilliant.  It is a tale of cows, winding sheets, and... a Porno theater?!

ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: An inordinate amount of rock...

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February 19, 2021 75 min

Climb aboard the newly refurbished Backwards Carousel of Time to hear the tale of the world famous Haunted Toys R Us! Only, why does this story seem so fishy? And just what is Cody's deal with psychic Sylvia Browne anyway? If this is what it means to be a Toys R Us kid, then who couldn't wait to grow up?

Also In this Episode: A few million fruit trees, a bunch of failed predictions, and are the Toy Story toys dead people?

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Let The Buyer Beware!! What would happen if someone bought a house only to discover that the previous owner had hidden a terrible, dark secret about the property? What if a house came with some unwanted spectral roommates? What is one to do? The answer is take it all the way to the Supreme Court of New York! 

Cody and Garth are joined by friend and "Legal Counsel" Travis Alexander, as they discuss the time that a house was ...

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January 22, 2021 78 min

What eldritch horror resides in the town of Loveland Ohio? Wait, did we say "Eldritch Horror"? We meant to say, completely ridiculous creature. This time Cody  and Garth investigate the plain stupid tale of The Loveland Frog! A cryptid seen only four times over a span of sixty years. Yet it lives on in the imagination and hearts of the people of a rural Ohio town. 

ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: Story Time! Are walking skeletons mag...

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January 8, 2021 78 min

It's a new year. Time for new beginnings and even older endings. And there is no older ending than The Ending... So join Cody and Garth as they begin again with the end of all things... It's Death. This one is about Death- Or at least, a particular personification of Death. 


ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: A Christmas Miracle, Story Time, and Garth's Corner.  

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 The Least Haunted Digital Theater presents The Campfire Club Players in A Least Haunted Christmas Carol!

It's our Holiday Special! Ever wonder what happened after Ebenezer Scrooge was visited by the three ghosts? Ever wonder what it would be like if he was visited by three skeptics? Wonder no longer! 

Sponsored by: Happy McCallister's Old Fashioned Snake Oil, Surplus Meat Exchange And Taxidermy (SMEAT), and Anchor.fm! 


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