A weekly podcast where award-winning author Clayton Smith tells a real ghost story from real history to his real friend, Patrick Dean, who doesn’t take it real seriously.

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90. Cyrus Teed and the Ghosts of Koreshanity

Cults are like Mogwai. We do not understand them, and we do not ask questions [...]

89. The Ghost of James Dean’s Car

No, you read that right. This is not the story of James Dean’s ghost. This [...]

88. The Battersea Poltergeist

Not all poltergeists suck your children in through a TV screen. Some of them just [...]

WHAT LISTENERS ARE SAYINg about is this a ghosT?

I love listening to this podcast because it’s like I’m hanging out with friends around a bonfire, telling ghost stories while having an adult beverage. If you’ve never done that, I’m sorry and you must not be from the Midwest.

smartchicky0905 / Apple Podcasts

This podcast slays!!!

Sky.P.L. / Apple Podcasts

This is hands down, my favorite podcast now! I get so wrapped up in their banter that I forget it is supposed to have a ghost story in it. It made my husband laugh, which no podcast has ever done.

Humla Flicka / Apple Podcasts