NightMerica

NightMerica

A podcast that takes you on a tour of the abnormal, paranormal, weirdly true, and truly weird in every corner across this nation. Because, to paraphrase Ray Parker Jr., whether it's ghost, aliens, monsters or monstrous humans there is something strange in your neighborhoods. Hosted by: Aaron Sagers, journalist, professional nerd, paranormal pop culture expert and host of Travel Channel's Paranormal Paparazzi, Paranormal Lockdown: Evidence Revealed, and seen on Portals to Hell, and currently a panelist on Paranormal Caught on Camera (and an older white dude in the paranormal). And Britt Emme, a true crime and spooky story fan girl (and not another older white dude in the paranormal) Have a creepy story to share? Send us an email at NightMericaShow@gmail.com. Follow us on Instagram @NightMericaPodcast. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/nightmerica/donations Want to advertise on this podcast? Go to https://redcircle.com/brands and sign up.... Show More

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June 30, 2020 75 min
Shortly after the United States was founded, Ben Franklin turned his sites on the prison system with Eastern State Penitentiary -- a national landmark of importance and endless paranormal stories. Plus, we explore the strange case of foul play and Fourth of July Fireworks amidst the Satanic Panic. For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMerica ( https://app.redcircle.com/shows/P...
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Was the occult involved in the long, winding road of James Dean's cursed 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder ? And how does Vampira and Obi-Wan Kenobi fit into the story? Aaron takes us on a roadtrip of this iconic bit of Paranormal Pop Culture. Plus: Britt explores the strange - and relatively recent case - of a young girl's prized Mustang, and how it figures into the tale of her becoming an unsolved missing person, along with her bes...
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Why are ghost stories about slaves so important, and what does the paranormal so often get wrong when exploring stories involving African American specters? Through tales at Savannah's Sorrel-Weed House and at Washington Square Park in NYC, Aaron and Britt take a deep dive into these stories matter. To support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMerica ( https://app.redcircle.com/shows/Patreon.com/NightMerica...
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Things take a turn for the weird this week — even for us — as we explore the strange case of Elmer McCurdy, an unsuccessful crook who became a famous corpse displayed at carnivals. Then we talk about America’s Greatest Hoax, the Petrified Man known as the Cardiff Giant. Come for the carnies, and stick around for a very odd detour into Bigfoot Erotica where Aaron gets a new nickname. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/...
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This week we talk you through two castles of America: the Coral Castle in Florida built by Edward Leedskalnin, and the Bannerman Castle in New York Where Angelika Graswald killed Vincent Viafore. For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMerica ( https://app.redcircle.com/shows/Patreon.com/NightMerica ) Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/nightmerica/donations Want t...
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In a very special episode, Ace Frehley, formerly of KISS talks about his experiences of possible alien abduction, UFOs over his Westchester home, and about the time he was punched in the face by a ghost! For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMerica ( https://app.redcircle.com/shows/Patreon.com/NightMerica ) Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/nightmerica/donations...
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This week Britt and Aaron head to haunted battlefields of America to trade stories of the soldiers who maintain their duties. From the Presidio in San Francisco - the ghost tales of which were made famous on Ghost Hunters — to the Revolutionary War’s Fort Mifflin, where Aaron shares tales from his own investigations. Plus, he talks of a possible ghost soldier photo he took which became famous. For our list of sources, or to suppor...
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This weeks episode takes us down on the farm. Aaron covers Myrtles Plantation and it’s resident ghosts, while Britt talks about her most favorite true crime story, Black Widow Belle Gunness. For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMerica ( https://app.redcircle.com/shows/Patreon.com/NightMerica ) Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/nightmerica/donations Want to adv...
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This week we head to sporting arenas where the paranormal and strange occurrences score big. From the infamous Mariana UFO Incident over a baseball diamond to The Heysel Stadium where 39 people died, it's time for things to get weird at sporting venues. For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMerica ( https://redcircle.com/shows/3cbdda09-6582-43b7-b0bf-f5d223d06373/episodes/...
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This week, we explore the Mothman and Silver Bridge tragedy of Point Pleasant, West Virginia -- which opens up a paranormal can of works involving Men in Black, UFO, and John Keel. Also, we examine the popular urban legend ghost stories of Cry Baby Bridges. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/nightmerica/donations Want to advertise on this podcast? Go to https://redcircle.com/brands and sign up.
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This week, we explore the infamous Lady of the Dunes, a true crime story where a victim found on a beach was potentially spotted by author Joe Hill as an extra on Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. And we tell the tale of ghostly lovers whose romance continues on the beach. Also, Joe Hill shares his own ghost story from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit our Patreon page: Patreon.com/NightMeri...
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NightMerica takes listeners on a tour to destinations where ghosts haunt, cryptids stalk, aliens visit, killers roam, and legends abound. Bobby Mackey's Music World is one of the most famous supposed haunts in modern paranormal lore, but what is the true tale of the gruesome murder behind it that has led to it being featured on Zak Bagans' Ghost Adventures, and every other paranormal show? We explore the truth, while also ...
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The one about Theme Parks. We head down south to Orlando, Florida for a haunting tale aboard the Hogwarts Express at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (with a call-in guest). By coincidence we stick around in the area (where there’s a lot of weird stuff happening) for a true crime story that took place on the grounds of EPCOT. Finally, we discuss the lore surrounding Pirates of the Caribbean. For our list of sources, or to suppo...
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Episode 4: The Internet's wide world of weird. NightMerica takes listeners on a tour to destinations where ghosts haunt, cryptids stalk, aliens visit, killers roam, and legends abound. Can a person haunt their own Facebook page after death? Do abandoned gaming communities achieve sentience, and come to life? And what killer stalk online dating sites to lure innocent victims to their doom? This episode we go online to explore ...
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NightMerica takes listeners on a tour to destinations where ghosts haunt, cryptids stalk, aliens visit, killers roam, and legends abound. In this episode, Britt takes a walk through Griffith Park and the energy that hovers over the neighborhood of Los Feliz. On the opposite coast, Aaron takes us to a seance gone bad at the Villa Litchfield in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. For our list of sources, or to support the podcast, visit ...
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NightMerica takes listeners on a tour to destinations where ghosts haunt, cryptids stalk, aliens visit, killers roam, and legends abound. In this episode, we hit the open sea for tales of ocean bound monsters and muder. The first story comes from World War One where the captain of German U-Boat 85 reported his vessel getting attacked by a beastie with massive tentacles, beady eyes, and a mouth full of teeth. Then we move along to ...
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Each episode of NightMerica is centered around ghost stories, cryptic reports, UFO sightings, urban legends or weird true crime that surrounds certain types of locales. In the inaugural episode, NightMerica takes a look at shopping malls, and retail centers, and focuses on a ghost story in San Francisco, and an unsolved murder at a discount store in Virginia. And to top it off, we talk about the teeth bandit of a major big box sto...
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March 18, 2020 37 sec
A podcast that takes you on a tour of the abnormal, paranormal, weirdly true, and truly weird in every corner across this nation. Because, to paraphrase Ray Parker Jr., whether it's ghost, aliens, monsters or monstrous humans there is something strange in your neighborhoods. Hosted by: Aaron Sagers ( http://www.aaronsagers.com/ ) , journalist, professional nerd, paranormal pop culture ( http://www.paranormalpopculture.com/ ) ...
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