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April 7, 2022

Ep. 79: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 4 - The Cross-Country Murders

Axe Season 2022 comes to a close with the end of our discussion of Bill and Rachel James' 'Man From The Train' theory. We follow …

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March 31, 2022

Ep. 78: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 3 - The Man from the Train

We’re rounding out Axe Murder Month with two weeks on Sean’s favorite solution to last week’s unsolved mystery, the 1912 axe murd…

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March 24, 2022

Ep. 77: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 2 - The Villisca Axe Murders

Sometime in the overnight hours of June 9-10, 1912 in the tiny town of Villisca, Iowa, eight people - including six children - we…

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March 17, 2022

Ep. 76: Axe Murder Fever, Pt. 1 - The Axeman of New Orleans

Sean has officially declared March to be axe murder month - much to the chagrin of March-born Carrie - and so we begin a multi-pa…

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March 10, 2022

Ep. 75: The Hauntings of Union Cemetery

Union Cemetery sits at a crossroads, almost 400 years old, with headstones scattered across its area spanning centuries of New En…

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March 3, 2022

Ep. 74: Ghost Ships, Pt. 2

We're singin' more sea shanties on the finale to our 2-part series on ghost ships! This week Sean rounds things out with two twen…

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Feb. 24, 2022

Ep. 73: Ghost Ships, Pt. 1

In this first of two nautical episodes, Sean introduces us to three of history’s eeriest ghost ships. First, the Flying Dutchm…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Ep. 72: The Day the Music Died

"A long, long time ago, I can still remember..." February 3rd, 1959. Three of the brightest stars in the rock 'n roll galaxy - Bu…

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Feb. 10, 2022

Ep. 71: Herb Baumeister

This week we take a look at Indiana's most prolific serial killer, Herb Baumeister. After a string of disappearances of gay men …

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Feb. 3, 2022

Ep. 70: Flat Earth

In the incredibly polarized times we're living in, it's comforting to know there are some things we can all agree on, even if it'…

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Jan. 27, 2022

Ep. 69: The Winchester Mystery House

In 1886, Sarah Winchester - widow of William Winchester, the son of the founder of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company - took h…

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Jan. 20, 2022

Ep. 68: The Strange Death of Edgar Allan Poe

In October 1849, now-legendary horror and suspense writer Edgar Allan Poe was found in a tavern in Baltimore, delirious, with clo…

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Jan. 13, 2022

Ep. 67: Hudson Valley UFOs (w/ the NY Mystery Machine podcast)

This week, we're teaming up with our friends at the New York Mystery Machine podcast for a crossover look at UFOs and abductions …

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Jan. 6, 2022

Ep. 66: The Springfield Three

Graduation Night, 1992. Suzie Streeter and Stacey McCall arrive home to Suzie's mother Sherrill's house in a giddy daze. They're…

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Dec. 30, 2021

Ep. 65: Santa Claus - Dark Origins

We're back from the sick bay and rounding out the holiday season with some Yule-tide cheer this week! Sean takes us through the f…

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Dec. 23, 2021

Holiday Greetings from Ain't it Scary

Happy holidays from your favorite ghoulish couple! No, not Gomez and Morticia...okay, maybe second favorite, then. Due to health …

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Dec. 16, 2021

Ep. 64: Deaths on Everest

The weather outside is frightful...but not as frightful as the weather on Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world and hi…

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Dec. 9, 2021

Ep. 63: Mercy Brown & the New England Vampire Panic

In 1892, 19-year-old Mercy Brown's corpse was exhumed and her vital organs were ritually burned by Exeter, Rhode Island townsfolk…

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Dec. 2, 2021

Ep. 62: "Paul is Dead" - The Beatles Death Conspiracy

In honor of the Beatles documentary Get Back premiering over Thanksgiving on Disney+, Carrie takes us through one of her favorite…

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Nov. 25, 2021

Ep. 61: Paul John Knowles - The Casanova Killer

Plenty of trigger warnings apply as Sean takes us back to the grim world of serial killers with the human string of misadventures…

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Nov. 19, 2021

Ep. 60: America's Most Haunted Hotels

Hotels are places of transition, whose rooms have seen intense passions, furious hatred, great joys, deep sorrows, and even murde…

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Nov. 11, 2021

Ep. 59: Valiant Thor

On March 16th, 1957, a Venusian named Valiant Thor landed his flying saucer in Alexandria, Virginia. After meeting Dwight Eisenho…

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Nov. 4, 2021

Ep. 58: The Salem Witch Trials, Pt. 3 - The Executions

Here we are at the long-awaited final episode in our Salem Witch Trials series. What is there to say aside from that on this epis…

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Oct. 28, 2021

HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: "Ain't it Kitschy?" Ep. 1 - Halloween Novelty Song…

What does that mishmash of an episode title mean? Well, gentle listeners, this week in honor of the approaching All Hallow's Eve …

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