Guide to the Unknown 93: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

On Episode 93 of Guide to the Unknown:

One of the most popular horror series ever is back on top: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz, illustrated Stephen Gammel!

0:37 - Some of the background and personal remembrances of the series.

6:39 - Will shares his top 5 favorite stories from the books!

30:53 - Kristen shares some of the real-life folklore behind the tales!

55:45 - The duo reviews the new Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark movie! Sorry!

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Guide to the Unknown 92: The Greg Thread

On Episode 92 of Guide to the Unknown:

Let’s continue our internet exploration with some popular horror memes!

0:50 - To start, Kristen decodes Jeff the Killer. It’s…cool? Scary? Rad? What?

13:56 - Then Will digests The Greg Thread, a horror story told on @Gr3gory88’s twitter account! It’s a wild adventure.

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Guide to the Unknown 91: Dear David

On Episode 91 of Guide to the Unknown:

We’re diving into viral horror stories from the internet!

1:15 - First up, Will shares a brief breakdown of I’m Sorry, Jon…Garfield meets HP Lovecraft? What the hell? Why is this awesome?

9:16 - Then Kristen absolutely destroys the long, odd, complicated history of Dear David. Back in 2017, Adam Ellis documented a haunting he experienced. His followers tried to help him figure out what was happening. Krissy and Willy watched from afar, fascinated. Check out the Bustle article Kristen references!

52:10 - WHOA! When something startling and unexplainable happens, we worry that we might have provoked David in this podcast…Shareable clip HERE!

Come back next week for more. In the meantime read up on @Gr3gory88

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Guide to the Unknown 90: The Conjuring

On Episode 90 of Guide to the Unknown:

Kristen unveils a new show: Dearly Departed Pop! On the first thursday of the month, hang out as Kristen livestreams about shows and movies that are no longer with us! The first episode will be all about Harper’s Island, a whodunnit show from 2009! Keep up with Dearly Departed Pop on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

Then we dig into the true story behind The Conjuring! The Perron family lived in a haunted house on Rhode Island for ten years! Was it the terrifying ghost of Bathsheba Thayer? Ed and Lorraine Warren certainly thought so! We dig into the real story, and the things the movie changed, before transitioning to…Zak Bagans. Again. Of course. Because we have to.

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Guide to the Unknown 89: #StormArea51

On Episode 89 of Guide to the Unknown:

Kristen and Will dig into the absurdity and hilarity of the recent movement that’s gathered millions of supporters: the push to FINALLY find out what the hell is going on inside Area 51! It’s amazing how this is uniting people, from the naruto-runners to the vape-lords.

Just incredible stuff.

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Guide to the Unknown 88: The Georgia Guidestone & Local Haunts NJ

On Episode 88 of Guide to the Unknown:

0:21 - We are pleased to introduce you to The Long Hallway! A new flash fiction horror podcast directed by Will! Every Tuesday and Thursday there’ll be a new spooky/odd/frightening story under 10 minutes long! Get it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or, you know, wherever!

02:35 - Kristen directs our attention to a fascinating landmark that, for some reason, has been ignored! Introducing The Georgia Guidestone! It was built by people who hit their identity for the purpose of…what? Presumably aiding future humans after some sort of apocalyptic event? This sucker is incredible.

34:42 - Will looked up a list of haunted places nearby, thanks to HauntedPlaces.org! Each one of these places is a few miles away from where Kristen and William do the show. At most! The best part? The comments: a mix of weird made up stories and charming homespun horror. Here are the spots discussed: Piscatawaytown Burial Ground. Van Wickle House. Abandoned Warehouses. The Conference House (AKA The Billop House). Wallace House. Ayers Allen House…love that psychic cat.

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Guide to the Unknown 87: Founding Father Frights & Playmate Ghost Stories

On Episode 87 of Guide to the Unknown:

0:21 - Mini - Kristen celebrates the 30th anniversary of Seinfeld by checking out a long-forgotten twitter account: @HauntedSeinfeld!

5:10 - Will attempts to celebrate the -ahem- 4th of July by talking about the times George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Teddy Roosevelt were spotted as ghosts. Also Abraham Lincoln is a vampire hunter! Mount Rushmore Madness!

41:54 - Kristen explores the curious case of the haunted Playboy mansion! As seen on the hit* reality show The Girls Next Door, Hugh Hefner, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, and Kendra Wilkinson once welcomed ghost hunters to their abode! One of the playmates is evidently a Ghost Magnet!

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Guide to the Unknown 86: The Joller House & Child's Play

On Episode 86 of Guide to the Unknown:

Kristen takes us international! All the way to Switzerland, to pay a visit to the heavily haunted Joller House! Why is the ghost so upset, and WHY is that maid so young?

Will jumps back into the cinema screen to parse out the many lives (and deaths) of Chucky, the killer doll. An oft-maligned slasher classic. Who is this little guy?

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Guide to the Unknown 85: Five Nights At Freddy's & Secret UFO Program Update

On Episode 85 of Guide to the Unknown:

Will sinks into Five Nights at Freddy’s one of the most popular indie horror games in recent memory!

Kristen soaks up all the latest UFO updates reported by the New York Times! She’s a regular Tom Delonge!

If you’re in/near Seattle, get tickets to American Hysteria’s first ever live show! Will is going to be part of the show!

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Guide to the Unknown 84: Ghostbusters & Men In Black

On Episode 84 of Guide to the Unknown:

Let’s celebrate the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters by digging into the original Dan Aykroyd pitch…WAY before Bill Murray was a twinkle in his eye. And then we look forward to the new Jason Reitman sequel!

Let’s also celebrate the new release of Men In Black: International, by talking about…Men in Black! A SHOCKING amount of thought and UFO references are packed into the films!

If you’re in/near Seattle, get tickets to American Hysteria’s first ever live show! Will is going to be part of the show!

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Guide to the Unknown 83: Telekinesis & Godzilla

On Episode 83 of Guide to the Unknown:

It’s Kris and Willy At the Movies!

Kristen, inspired by X-Men: Dark Phoenix, is talking about telekinesis!

Will, inspired by Bradley Whitford’s new movie, is talking about Godzilla!

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Guide to the Unknown 82: Dan Aykroyd Believes in Aliens & Ghosts

On Episode 82 of Guide to the Unknown:

Check the headlines, Dan Aykroyd said more than a few things about aliens to some reporters. Actually, he does it a lot.

Dan Aykroyd has seen four UFO’s. He has a lot of stuff for you to look up.

Oh also, he came up with Ghostbusters because of his real world belief in the paranormal. He comes from a long line of paranormally-inclined-Aykroyds!

See you all at D3!

Here are some of the interviews mentioned in this episode…Dan Aykroyd on:

HuffPo Live

Build Series

Sway’s Universe

If you need more podcast fun, check this out:

EARTH BREAK: A Few Suggestions For Survival, With Additional Hints and Tips About How to Make Yourself More Comfortable During the Alien Apocalypse!

Follow @EarthBreakPod, and get it on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you prefer to listen!

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Guide to the Unknown 81: Water Horses & Dreams

On Episode 81 of Guide to the Unknown:

Kristen shares the undead horror of La Pascualita!

Will digs into the Water Horses of the Northern Isles of Scotland! The Nuckelavee, Mither o' the Sea, Kelpies, and our trickster friend the Nuggle.

And then Krissy comes back to talk about dreams, how they were used in ancient grease, and what the hell dreamcatchers actually do!

If you need more podcast fun, check this out:

EARTH BREAK: A Few Suggestions For Survival, With Additional Hints and Tips About How to Make Yourself More Comfortable During the Alien Apocalypse!

Follow @EarthBreakPod, and get it on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you prefer to listen!

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Guide to the Unknown 80: The Suzy Doll & Scary Comedians

On Episode 80 of Guide to the Unknown:

Kristen shares another Lorraine Warren doll…this one knows how to go to the potty all by itself.

Will just talks about all those times Robin Williams and Jim Carrey played scary people. There’s other stuff too, but whatever.

Hey, please check out this new horror audio drama starring Jenny Slate as the last woman on earth!

EARTH BREAK: A Few Suggestions For Survival, With Additional Hints and Tips About How to Make Yourself More Comfortable During the Alien Apocalypse!

Follow @EarthBreakPod, and get it on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you prefer to listen!

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Guide to the Unknown: Introducing Earth Break

On a very special episode of Guide to the Unknown:

Introducing EARTH BREAK: A Few Suggestions For Survival, With Additional Hints and Tips About How to Make Yourself More Comfortable During the Alien Apocalypse!

After everyone she's ever known was killed in an alien invasion, Lynn Gellert (Jenny Slate) might be the last person left on Earth. Her constant and only companion is the voice recorder she managed to salvage from her mother's house. As symptoms of a strange illness seem to set in, Lynn comes to terms with her mortality, only to realize that she's not sick, she's pregnant. Lynn is not a survivalist, or even good at camping, but somehow she has to find what it takes to confront a dangerous and uncertain future.

Earth Break is written by Morgan Ormond. Starring Jenny Slate. Directed by Aaron Katz. Earth Break is presented by Skylark Media

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Guide to the Unknown 79: Lorraine Warren's Dolls & The Apocalypse

On Episode 79 of Guide to the Unknown:

To celebrate the life and loss of famed demon hunter Lorraine Warren, Kristen takes us on a tour of the terrifying dolls all houses under one roof! The Doll of Shadows, The Satanic Idol, and The Deaf Dolls. Maybe cover your Cabbatch Patch Doll’s ears…

Will spreads his arms and embraces the end of times. Lets talk about all those times the world was supposed to end. Scootch over, Mayans. Can it, Rasputin. Make way for Lynn Gellert (Jenny Slate), and the upcoming release of:

EARTH BREAK: A Few Suggestions For Survival, With Additional Hints and Tips About How to Make Yourself More Comfortable During the Alien Apocalypse!

Follow @EarthBreakPod, and look out Tuesday!

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Guide to the Unknown 78: The Man From Taured & The (Scary) Avengers

On Episode 78 of Guide to the Unknown:

This week on the show, a big mini monster: Angel Numbers! What are the spirits trying to tell you?

Then Kristen introduces us to a man from another world. He doesn't exist on the map...whoa, I just checked his hotel room...he doesn't exist at all!

Will is in Sponge mode again. Let's talk about how the next Marvel movies can finally get scary!

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Guide to the Unknown 77: The Paris Catacombs & The Monkey's Paw

On Episode 77 of Guide to the Unknown:

We call a poor misunderstood man a monster. #JusticeForQuasimodo

Kristen takes us into the tunnels beneath Paris! Want to check out the sculptures made with real human bones? Want to watch a mid 00's thriller?

Will zooms through the horror history of poorly-planned wishes! Careful what you ask for, you might just get intentionally misunderstood and cursed!

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Guide to the Unknown 76: Grey Aliens & MTV's Fear

On Episode 76 of Guide to the Unknown:

The first ever photograph of a black hole has been released, begging the question: how does this align with 100 years of horror?

Will pops off about grey aliens! You know, those weird things that show up in every episode of South Park.

Kristen gets retro with the story of MTV’s Fear! Think of it like a Blair Witch reality show! Then realize it was insane.

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Guide to the Unknown 75: The Bell Witch & Bigfoot

On Episode 75 of Guide to the Unknown:

Let’s party!

Kristen shines a light on the shadowy history of The Bell Witch! There’s a lot to this ghost, but mostly, what’s with all the yelling?

Will’s shoes don’t fit. Never have. Let’s talk about Bigfoot, finally!

Everyone follow @Schoooled!

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