Giving up the Ghost

Giving up the Ghost

Podcasting LIVE from one of the MOST haunted cities located DEAD center in North America - Winnipeg, MB Canada. Join us as we explore the unknown! Welcome to Giving Up The Ghost Each week we will cover, explore and share our research of unexplained paranormal phenomena in Winnipeg and surrounding areas! Join your AudioCurators Jas and Sherrie as they discover the dark side of local history, Urban legends and their haunting origins as well as everything that goes bump in the night. Are you afraid of the dark? well, you should be. For more information on Sherrie’s Art and Gallery please view her talent at For more information on Jas’s publications and fiction writing, please visit her website and her FB page


November 23, 2021 51 min
Crypt Creeper Tour – St. Margaret Catholic Church Stop 1

Finally!!! The tour we promised. However, it is rather lack luster in the fact that we didn’t record any voices that we could find. However, perhaps you listen in on our conversations and see if your ears can detect any ethereal voices???

Sorry for the delay in a new episode as October was crazy-dumb busy. But we, Jas and Sher, Your audio curators are back again with 6 more ne...
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Episode 113 – Halloween 2021 Special – Nightmare Fuel – House from Hell in Wolseley.

Happy Halloween Everyone!!
This week’s episode is absolutely TERRIFYING! In a continuation from last week’s interview, our guest Austin tells us of his experience the first week at his job……where you don’t leave until the job is done!

No matter what happens…no matter what he hears….he got the job done, all by himself at 3 am. Oh and previously the h...
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Episode 112 – Creepy Encounters at The Haunted Fort Garry Hotel

THIS is the interview you need to hear and will never forget! Jas and Sher talk to Winnipegger named Austin who shares some of his terrifying encounters while doing work at the Infamous Fort Garry Hotel – including his creepy story about Room 202.

It’s a story beyond any comparison and one that few people would want to repeat. The Hotel is truly haunted and the spirits...
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October 5, 2021 27 min
Episode 110 - Invisible Entities in The Maples – Interview with Fatima Part 2

In this week’s episode, Part 2 with our guest local Winnipeg photographer Fatima LIVE in our PodLounge. Jas and Sher hear some scary stories about Fatima’s childhood home, where she knew the activity was paranormal in nature.

As Fatima grew up and lived in a newer community in The Maples, Jas was not able to pinpoint who or what might have been causing tho...
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Haunted Churches in Rural Manitoba – Interview with Fatima Part 1

On this week’s episode, Jas & Sher, your Audio Curators have a very special guest in the PodLounge. Fatima, who we interviewed via phone back in February, is here – LIVE- to talk about dead things and the paranormal. Unfortunately that original interview ended up to be inaudible and beyond Jas’ editing skills so we never ended up airing that episode. In turn we in...
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September 21, 2021 42 min
Ramblesode – There’s No Easy Way to Die

Well… happened; Jas and Sher, your Audio Curators, fell down a deep rabbit hole. While researching information for our upcoming ‘Crypt Creeper’ tour, where we take a few people and investigate local cemeteries we found some disturbing facts. Keeping in mind these tours are in the daylight of course….we’re not that crazy, but we did stumble upon a treasure trove of information on the proces...
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September 8, 2021 27 min
Episode Reincarnation – 5 Scary Interviews

Buckle yourselves in! You’re in for a bumpy ride!!! Bawahahahaha.

On this week’s episode we thought it would be awesome to replay – thusly – Reincarnate – 5 of our favorite interviews that we have had in the past. We could also call it the ‘Snipet’ Episode, kinda like a Costco sample.

Taken from past episodes, we speak with:
Sherisse – Paranormal Hauntings on Portage Ave
Tommy – Ghostly Foot...
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September 1, 2021 36 min
Ramblesode Cemetery Superstitions
On this week’s episode Jas and Sher, Your Audio Curators, tackle one of their favorite subjects: Superstitions…..not just the regular type, but Cemetery Superstitions and every kinda superstition related to the beliefs of what you do when someone dies: from the time they depart, to when they are burred in their final resting place.

Just like with any superstition, we critique the credibility and rea...
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August 24, 2021 25 min
Spirits in Northern Manitoba

This week Jas and Sher, you Audio Curators, go North….waaaaay North in our glorious Province to discuss an urban legend handed down from generation to generation.

Its concerns a young couple in love who plan on making their house a home and filling it dozens of children, however as fate would have it, those plans dissolved after the death of their 1 year old baby.

Sorrow and grief has a way to stop time ...
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August 17, 2021 24 min
Mini-Manitoba Ghost Stories

Back for more Paranormal poo-poo with your Audio Curators, Jas and Sher.

This week’s episode is a quickie as we focus on the amazing book called Prairie Ghosts – True Manitoba Ghost Stories written by Lois Frosberg from 1992. It is an amazing collection and we are grateful to have found this wonderful gem!

During this episode we also brought back a favorite – The magnetic Sphere of Fortune – to ask the s...
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August 10, 2021 21 min
Creepy Falcon Lake Grandpa Ghost
Back in the Paranormal Saddle, Jas and Sher, your Audio Curators return to the PodShop to get their spooky on and talk about a traditional Manitoba Ghost Story.

Falcon Lake Manitoba has had its share of creepy stories including the famous UFO Encounter experienced by Stephen Michalak. Another urban legend that we cover on today’s episode involves an abandoned farmhouse located down a deserted dirt ro...
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August 4, 2021 35 min
Ramblesode – Whistling at Night Omens
Reunited (in the flesh) and it feels so good! Its been a long time coming and after our 6 month Covidcation – Jas and Sher, Your Audio Curators, are back at it again – recording LIVE – together in the same location.
This time around they are in the PodShop – 3 feet apart we can assure you. After a quick Catchup (yes we are yakky girls) we get down to business and discuss the conscience’s of whis...
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February 17, 2021 52 min
Paranormal Hauntings on Portage Ave.

It seems like Lockdown even has the spirits a little agitated. Nothing like walking through black mist, hearing your flip flop slippers taking a walk and watching a disembodied hand press the elevator buttons.

This week Jas and Sher, Your Audio Curators, have the pleasure to speak with Sherisse. Sherisse has an interest in the paranormal as she has been surrounded by it all her life. And most rec...
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February 2, 2021 22 min
Ramblesode: Alien Blood (aka RH Negative)

Have you heard of it? Do you have RH Negative Blood? It really is a strange topic. To think that among all the different blood types there are 4; A-, B-, AB-, and O- that is so different, the consequences are deadly! If you have this type of blood and try to have a child with someone who has Positive blood, your blood could look at your fetus as foreign and attack it as a threat.

This is pa...
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Hamilton House Revisited – 100th Episode GUTG

Amazing how it all comes together! Today’s episode is the 2nd Anniversary of Giving up the Ghost Podcast, as well as our 100th Episode.

The Hamilton House, thought to be the origin of Spiritualism and Psychical research in 1920s Winnipeg, was our inaugural episode. We were so fascinated by the history we knew that if there was any topic to enter the Podcast Ocean with - this would be tha...
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The Episode so nice.... we aired it Twice! In preparation for our 100th Episode to coincide with our 2 year Anniversary, we thought we would re-play one of our favs. This was our 14th Episode in 2019 and featured our special guest, our 3rd Wheel - Jenn!

Sleep Paralysis is no joke and is very, very frightening if you've ever experienced it yourself - you just know!

Did I mention we are now on TikTok? You must check it out!

Stay ...
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January 6, 2021 29 min
Interview with SPA - South East Paranormal Association - Part 2

This week Jas and Sher, your Audio Curators, continue with Part 2 of their interesting Interview with SPA - We couldn't start the 2021 New Year with a better episode!

Like Giving Up The Ghost, SPA strive to get answers for people that are having their life turned upside down by unknown spirits invading their home.

SPA share their stories on investigations and how ea...
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December 31, 2020 40 min
Well.....well....well...… 2020 is almost over! Some could groan that it was the longest year of their lives. It certainly wasn't a normal year. If you made it to 2021 - Congratulations - consider yourself fortunate as not many did!

May old acquaintance be forgotten? or however that song goes. Jas and Sher would like to thank all of the Listeners that stuck it out, as we go through our ups and downs, and in and outs with the cha...
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December 22, 2020 34 min
Christmas Creepy Victorian Ghost Stories

Nothing better than curling up with your loved ones, gathered around the fireplace, the lanterns dimmed low, with nothing but the shadows on the wall from the Christmas tree and its reflecting balls to set the mood……for GHOST STORIES!!!

Unless you were not made aware of it already, at the turn of the century it was very common in Victorian times to share spine-tingling, scary stories of ghost...
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December 15, 2020 30 min
Ramblesode – The Witches Ball

Oh man this week’s episode is cooler than cool and in fact there is a connection between Witches Balls & Christmas ornaments. Thought to be a talisman, a deterrent for evil spirits or even a symbol to bestow good luck.

Jas and Sher, your Audio Curators discuss the history of this mysterious bauble – the good, the bad and the shiny.

We will even tell you how to make a version of one, a gross one, but...
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