Pinky Pod

Pinky Pod

Author S. Roit, having fun and shooting the sh*t on whatever subject takes my fancy, especially true crime, the macabre, occult, paranormal, supernatural, spiritualism— worlds that often collide. I include skeptics and grifters, as I’m finding the drama between people surrounding the events is often more interesting than the event!

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November 26, 2021 55 min

Tried to get more on the Berini poltergeist -- there isn't much to be had.

That's okay, I think I saved it in the end by giving you the true story that inspired the movie POLTERGEIST.

 

Have a listen.

 

https://alexmatsuo.com/the-frightening-true-story-that-inspired-poltergeist/

 

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Twitter @PodPinky

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Welcome to my brain only half edited!

 

This episode, between my own ramblings, I give you some ghost pet stories to warm your heart, some creepy haunted zoos, and take a left turn into a poltergeist tale that may become an entire episode, later.

Keep an ear out for the moment I no longer felt alone...

 

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Twitter @PodPinky

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November 20, 2021 51 min

Bringing one back from season 1, for the new people. 

 

Houdini. Spiritualism. 

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November 15, 2021 58 min

IT IS HERE!

 

Wendigos. That's it. That's the description. Listen as I tell you their origins, share some stories, and do really bad accents.

 

I'm baaaaaaack.

 

Pa-pa-pa-pow.

 

 

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October 28, 2021 74 min

 

Poltergeists, hoaxes, comedy, and ghosts writing literature through ghost writers.  Oh, and an heir being given a leg up the society ladder by a ghost.

 

Come along with me on a fun paranormal episode, that begins in Bristol, England.

Tell them the White Witch sent you.

A disappearing figure and two poltergeists: The history of haunting tales, royal secrets and ghosts in Bristol - Bristol Live (bristolpost.co.uk)

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October 22, 2021 88 min

Got some rye? We may need to pack a lunch for this trip to Kentucky, then Kansas. I know where we can get the Sauerkraut. It's in a cave, in a park...

 

By the time we get to Atchison, that spot in Kentucky will seem like a walk in the park.

Don't forget some toys. We might meet a ghost called Sallie.

Or is she?

 

https://www.velvetropes.com/backstage/sallie-house

http://louisvilleghostmap.com/sauerkraut-cave/

 

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October 20, 2021 47 min

Bonus!

First, we go to Brazil for the sad, wild case of Maria's poltergeist.

Next, a trip to Scotland, for a cranky male poltergeist in a churchyard.

Or are they?

You decide.

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October 15, 2021 58 min

What's the first official written use of a word like vampire? Vampir, vampyr...

Romania?

No.

Serbia. Come with me as I explore Serbia's first officially documented case, as well as their most famous vampire, who appears in a book written 17 years before Dracula. Folklore is of course, much older than written word, but we can't trace that so easily.

I then finish up with a terrifying tale from Japan.

 

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October 8, 2021 86 min

What's spooky season without Dracula, and who is Dracula, without Bela?

NOTHING!

This week I bring you a brief biography of the legend, much of it straight from his son. He did so much more than play Dracula -- which really, was ONCE.

 

Unless you count the stage plays, of which there were hundreds.

I do discuss the film, as well, and I also touch on the production of the Spanish version of the film.

 

*Please excuse the...

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October 1, 2021 54 min

Listener voted cult...that doesn't seem all that cult like, in one sense, after researching. More like nude, semi-anarchist hippies.

From Russia to Canada.

And who is the real bad guy, here? Not necessarily the "Freedomites."

It isn't what expected before researching, and goes to show, there are always at least two sides to a story.

Doukhobors - Wikipedia

Doukhobors | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Sons of Freedom ...

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September 24, 2021 69 min

It's Spooky Season! Time to run amok, amok, amok!

This episode is lighter, and fun, and full of superstitions, so don't forget your pennies, your salt, and to cross your fingers.

You'll also learn the best way to have a funeral in different cultures, including making skin jerky!

But first?

A wee tale about a Scottish witch, and the search for her head.

 

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September 17, 2021 64 min

Kicking off cults, complete with a top ten countdown at the end!

This week I'll ease you into the subject of cults with one that sounds rather pleasant, and follows a man who to this day has a massive influence on every day life, including...blue prints.

I also ask for listener votes, so pay attention! We're going for "my favorite cult," here.

 

 

Pythagoras - World History Encyclopedia

 

The Great Pythagoras...

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September 3, 2021 70 min
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August 27, 2021 58 min

Unscripted, drinking, and googling.

 

Ghostly court witnesses, bigfoot sex, and UFOs.  Also?

Crowley pops up. Why is he always lurking?

Join me for this almost live rendition of Pinky Pod weirdness.

UFO News | UFO News – UFO Information (ufos.news)

'I Was Attacked by Female Bigfoot' - NY Man Makes Insane Claim (wpdh.com)

 

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August 20, 2021 86 min

A case that prompted a statement from the King himself.

 

This is the story of the Grimes sisters, which to this day, technically remains unsolved. You'd think it would be a straightforward thing. 

You'd be wrong. Twists, turns, deception and chaos.

I finish the episode with a recording of the man who has taken up the case all these decades later.

 

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https://www.aetv.com/real-crim...

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August 18, 2021 38 min

Surprise bonus episode.

 

Who was NOF4? 

Was he insane? Did he have contact with aliens? Did he know things we don't? Was he actually a genius?

All of the above?

Find out, like I did, after what began as a completely different research project, and stay for the end, which is saved by Ivan.

Tag: nannetti | Bizzarro Bazar

 

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August 13, 2021 61 min

The true crime story behind a haunting, and the naming of a place.

Dead Woman's Crossing.

Just get the divorce, people, and walk away.

The case is technically unsolved, but a lot of us think we know what happened. We also seem to have a lot of gossip.

Visit Oklahoma with me, circa 1905...and the source of phantom wagon wheels.

 

Bonus: story from a twitter follower.

 

Mystorical: SEARCH FOR TRUTH: The Enduring Mystery o...

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August 6, 2021 87 min

 

Imma make you look over your shoulder for a week with this one. Maybe longer.

Two unsolved cases, creep factor goes up to eleven. Most of the episode deals with "The Watcher," and I don't mean the film.

Tune in, and find out what Sha Na Na, and Clarice Starling have to do with the TRUE tale...

Then, let me know if you drop your phone like it's hot when you hear the last tale.

 

The Haunting of 657 Boulevard ...

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July 30, 2021 83 min

Aliens have abducted my tongue. 

What?

Listen and you'll understand. 

Anyway. The biggest, mass UFO sighting you probably never heard of. I may need to red string this.

Buckle up, and take notes.

 

Farmington NM 1950 (davidmarlerufo.com)

'UFO armada' reportedly filled skies above Farmington in 1950 (daily-times.com)

Farmington UFO Armada: possibly the largest UFO event you’ve never heard about – Mystery Wire

 

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