And That's Why We Drink

And That's Why We Drink

Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!


March 19, 2023 106 min

We’ve got episode 319 coming at ya and we’re peeling back the proverbial curtain on Slack channel microphone mishaps and podcaster group chats! First Em brings us a continuation of their last story on crossroads and liminal spaces with the Goddess Hecate, who among so many other cool things is the goddess of ghosts - how are we only just now learning that? Also, Hecate, help! …us with boundaries. Then Christine covers a topic Em re...

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It's episode 318 and it's happening, it's happening... We're bringing you some throwback chaotic energy this week so tune in to hear how Christine lost Em's only pair of shoes at the Portland airport and Eva ran their rental car out of gas. Em also covers the topsy-turvy topic of Crossroads (sadly not the Brittney Spears movie circa 2002). Then Christine brings us the tragic and unexpected story of the murder of Molly Watson. And a...

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In episode 317 we're checking in to make sure you've taken your mins and supps (vitamins and supplements). If not, join us in a vitaminute! We're also bringing you the creeps with Em's story of the Tallman House in Wisconsin. We never thought we'd hear about haunted bunk beds. Then Christine covers the tragic tale that led to gas station staff using the buddy system, the abduction of Katie Poirier. And are you a top or a bottom, ve...

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March 1, 2023 58 min

Happy March Madness (just our own madness, no basketball)! We're recording on Em's favorite day 2.22 and felt it was only fitting to bring you some synchronicities to match. You all sent us some wild synchronicities involving lions, forever kisses, sober signs, spooky skits and synchronicities gone too far. Are we 4,000 days old? And that's why we drink!

We're so proud of our brand new live show, On the Rocks! Join us on the road at...

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Welcome to episode 316 at Em's Apothecary! We're here to cure what ails ya and bring you some creepy tales this week. First Em takes us on a wild ride through the seven deadly sins. Then Christine covers the also wild tale of Alice and Gerald Uden. And should we just talk about nervous poops? ...and that's why we drink!

We can't wait to see you on the road with our brand new On the Rocks tour! Come get creeped out with us! andthatsw...

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It's episode 315 and you're invited to become obsessed with opossums like Christine and Eva! Em is also invited but has rejected said invitation. This week Em brings us the story of the Torsåker Witch Trials of Sweden and Christine covers the murder of Connie Dabate. And what is prayer if not a spell... and that's why we drink!

It's our first week on tour! We're so excited to bring you our brand new On the Rocks live show - come joi...

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It's episode 314, so call Lucy and tell everyone in the fiery place that we're throwing a big bash! We're celebrating our big 6th podcast anniversary with 6 haunted dolls so get your hook noses and creepy smiles ready. Then Christine covers the horrific story of Christa Pike, the youngest woman to be sentenced to death in the U.S. And are we ready for doll Vegas? We think not... and that's why we drink!

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Happy sweet 666, everyone! Get your Big Gulp milkshakes ready because episode 313 marks our darling, creepy podcast's 6th birthday! We could not be more grateful to all you boozers and shakers out there so in honor of the occasion Em brings us a hodgepodge story in a collection of haunted dorm rooms. Then Christine covers the wild story of the murder of Carole Garton. Start taking your supplements now... and that's why we drink!

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February 1, 2023 52 min

Happy FebRuary, folks! We hope everything is still going well this year and you're enjoying February so far, however you celebrate. A mystery is afoot AF in this batch of listener stories. We hear from folks who have stories for another day, cover their own creepy current family true crime and contemplate giving their number to a ghost in Gettysburg. And not to be outdone, we hear from someone whose boyfriend left them for a ghost....

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In episode 312 we're suggesting you chew on Dr. Scholl's shoe inserts at your own risk. But we are recommending a cryptid festival road trip for any who'd like to partake! And we're starting with the topic of Em's story this week, the Van Meter Visitor, or as Christine dubbed them, a time traveling monster with headlamps. Then Christine covers the brutal case of the Connecticut River Valley Killer, an unsolved 70's serial killer we...

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January 22, 2023 103 min

Welcome to episode 311 where we're having a very Drew Barrymore moment and we're basking in it! We hope you enjoy our cool and crazed energy today as Em brings us tales of the Tower of London, a spooky call-back to 10 year-old Christine. Then current Christine covers the second part in her two part series on the case that originated Stockholm Syndrome. And are you telling us Lady Grey and Early Grey are married?? ...and that's why ...

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It's episode 310 and despite the movie-magic of our recording schedule we actually haven't recorded in a month! Tune in as we catch up on anxiety and nose piercings as well as all things creepy. First Em covers the wild history of the Banshee, who uses she/her pronouns, thank you for normalizing pronouns, Banshee. Then Christine breaks down Stockholm Syndrome for us and brings us part one of the case the term originated from. And g...

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It's episode 309 and there continue to be no hinges to speak of in the new year! First Em kicks off 2023 with the many UFO encounters of Terrell Copeland in their home state of Virginia. Then Christine covers the tale of Cordelia Botkin, the first murder by mail and a story of people with way too much privilege. And be sure to tune in if you've ever wanted to know how the different alien close encounters relate to sea monkeys of th...

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January 1, 2023 63 min

Happy New Year!! We're still committed to not making any predictions because of how terribly that's gone in the past (it's a moot pursuit) but we're wishing all you boozers and shakers the absolute best this new year! We're also bringing you some of your own creepy submitted stories - no theme this time around, just general creeps, from a cursed Christmas ornament and a haunted plane to a Watcher House suspect and a celebrity mount...

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Happy episode 308! We mean, New Year! We recorded ahead so we don't have any predictions for the new year yet but we're still bringing the creeps this week. First Em tells the folklore of the Dullahan, from the Irish Otherworld. Then Christine brings us murders along the Appalachian trail. And, for now, we are at peace in the Troll Hole... and that's why we drink!

Don't miss out on our brand new, spooky live show: On the Rocks! andt...

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December 25, 2022 104 min

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Episode 307 is our official holiday episode where Em is bringing us a smorgasbord of creepy Christmas lore with Frau Perchta (Krampus's gal pal), Mari Lwyd, and Hans Trapp (a Christmas Scarecrow). Then Christine covers the brutal and tragic case of the murders of Ed and Minnie Maurin right before their own holiday party. And tune in for Christine's AP Music Theory class confessions... and that's ...

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It's episode 306 and since it's earlier for us than usual and we just saw each other in person, we're a little extra unhinged! But we're here to bring you some holiday season creeps: first Em covers the Mackenzie Poltergeist and Greyfriars Cemetery. Then Christine brings us a very "Nightmare Before Christmas"-esque story with the extremely sad and perplexing Napa Valley Halloween Murders. And are we here to hook up Bumble BFFs who ...

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Welcome to episode 305, where we're reading the fucking room! This week Em brings us a story we covered on Sinisterhood, the Greenbrier Ghost, the tale of a spirit who helped solve her own murder. Then Christine covers the chilling case of the stalking of Laura Black. If you take away anything from this episode, please let it be that "No" is a full sentence... and that's why we drink!

If you or anyone you know is experiencing stalki...

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December 4, 2022 120 min

In episode 304, Mommy comes back to get you... Em passes on a family tradition in the form of an out of tune song from traveling moms. Then they bring us the story of a Wisconsin werewolf, the Beast of Bray Road, the absolute last dog you want to cuddle. Then Christine brings us the lukewarm, we mean cold case of Athalia Ponsell Lindsley, who's murderer was pretty obvious to everyone except the people set to solve it. Also, keep an...

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December 1, 2022 73 min

Happy unhinged Honda-days! Christine is channeling multiple demons to bring us another rendition of "Christmastime is here" but we're all about helping you celebrate any and all holidays you partake in! We've got some wild, spooky "home for the holidays" themed stories because 'tis the season for chill-inducing caroling trips, heartwarming haunted Christmas lights and a rock collector turned under-the-bed bone collector who's holid...

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