October State of Mind

October State of Mind

Ricky Schroeder is on a mission to make every month feel like October and Spooky Season! He discusses all things to give you that spooky joy. He reads submitted stories of people's creepy experiences from the paranormal to true crime and everything spooky in-between. He also discusses creepy news, historical haunted buildings, scary movies and much more!


January 30, 2021 76 min

October State of Mind is back to brighten up your dark winter! But also, keep it kind of dark, cuz you know, spooky stuff. In addition to some more creepy true stories, Ricky has an exciting interview with Professional Ghost Hunter Extraordinaire and one of the Stars and Executive Producers of the Travel Channel/Discovery+ show Kindred Spirits, Adam Berry! They dive into a behind the scenes look of making one of the best Ghost Hunt...

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In this Very Scary Hauntingday Spooktacular, although still living in October, Ricky admits that it mayyyy be a little December as well. There's actually a lot of very spooky and scary traditions and folklore and stories that are tied to the 'very merry'  holiday season, and Ricky talks about it all! Krampus, Gryla, True creepy stories including Xmas shopping stories, and some talk of the Monoliths and Aliens for goo...

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November 19, 2020 68 min

In this first post Halloween (in the real world) episode, Ricky is back and determined to not let that Halloween feeling fade with more creepy true stories to continue to give you those spooky season vibes! There's some post Halloween 2020 wrap up, as well as discussion of the documentary Haunters: The Art of the Scare as well as the notorious and extremely controversial McKamey Manor. Also, for the first time ever, Ricky cond...

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October 21, 2020 65 min

It's the Halloween episode! So no different than any other episode, really! Ricky discusses the impending arrival of All Hallow's Eve and all things creepy and ghoulish that come along with these final weeks of October! Corn mazes, the Great Jack O Lantern Blaze, More chilling true tales, more Halloween 2020 activities around the country, creepy clown telegrams, the mysterious case of Elisa Lam, the Cecil Hotel, Hell Hous...

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October 7, 2020 68 min

October is actually, finally here! We don't have to pretend anymore! Ricky Schroeder celebrates with more haunting tales to chill your bones! Discussions of halloween decorations, haunted homes for sale, creepy Amazon, more Halloween activities for 2020, scary movies including Gerald's Game and Alone, as well as new scary movies coming out this month, creepy true stories and more!

1) Brent Heuser @Bre...

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September 23, 2020 63 min

The days are getting chillier and the veil is thinning as autumn officially begins! Ricky Schroeder brings you all things spooky and creepy to celebrate the beginning of Fall. He discusses more attractions and DIY projects for the upcoming Halloween season including a haunted toilet, the return of the Food Network's Halloween programming, the recent horrible Horse slayings in France, the movie Antebellum, the Haunted Whaley Ho...

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September 9, 2020 65 min

While it's always Spooky Season on October State of Mind, as the air grows colder and the day grows shorter in the real world, Ricky welcomes all of you to the official start of spooky season! He discusses some of our fall favorite beverages, creepy near death experiences, discusses more about the upcoming COVID Halloween season, the haunted Calumet Inn, and of course true scary stories!

1) Bottom of the ...

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August 25, 2020 66 min

In the second Episode of October State of Mind, Ricky is in a particularly spooky mood as he discusses more about the upcoming Halloween season and the impact of COVID, creepy robocalls, Annabelle's Great Escape, ghost children in cemeteries, reads more listener's spooky experiences, as well as discusses the haunted Lemp Mansion and his own experience there. Ricky also talks about two horror films this week, Would You Rat...

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August 11, 2020 64 min

In this very first episode, Ricky Schroeder introduces himself and gets you into that October State of Mind. He discusses the upcoming Halloween Haunt season dealing with COVID, Creepy Randonauting adventures, reads submitted creepy experiences, talks about the haunted Brightside Hotel, and discusses the movie, Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark.

Submitted Stories:

1) George (Rochester, NY) - Haunted Hayride

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