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Strange Familiars - Episode 22: Old Christmas Legends and Lore

Timothy gives a list of Christmas lore, portents, and folk magic directives collected from various sources and talks with author, musician, filmmaker, and folklore collector Gerry Milnes about some wondrous strange Old Christmas folk traditions from West Virginia and Pennsylvania.


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Episode 22 notes and links:

Gerry Milnes on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Gerald-Milnes/e/B001HOK0WG/

Gerry’s Signs Cures and Witchery DVD: https://www.amazon.com/Signs-Cures-Witchery-DVD-hour/dp/1572336048/

Augusta Heritage Centerhttps://augustaheritagecenter.org

Songs played in this episode were:

The Snow-White Ghost-White Stag from the Stone Breath album The Night Birds Psalm: https://stonebreath.bandcamp.com/album/the-night-birds-psalm

The Holly Crown from the Stone Breath album Knotworkhttps://stonebreath.bandcamp.com/album/knotwork

Saradahttp://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


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Intro and background music by Stone Breath – which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

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Strange Familiars: Episode 21: The Astral Sasquatch

Timothy talks with Dave about his various paranormal experiences from Astral Sasquatch which manifested in his residence to ghosts, poltergeist-like activity, Flannel Man, and more. We’re bringing WOO for the holidays!


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Episode 21 notes and links:

Here are two photos Dave sent showing the footprint in the carpet and the woven figure left for him:

Saradahttp://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


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Intro and background music by Stone Breath – which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

The song which closes the episode is Blood Winter from the Stone Breath album Twist of Thorn.

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Strange Familiars Presents: A Witch Cloud and the Clark Alley Imp (#1)

StrangeFamiliarsStrange Familiars Presents will be shorter episodes telling stories – folklore, oddities, weird history, and more. Think of them as mini episodes of Strange Familiars without the discussion and/or interview segments.

The first episode presents some tales of strange and fearful hauntings from Pennsylvania.

Enjoy!


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Psychological Terminology and The Paranormal - Part 1: November 17, 2017

WDTRGGhostShipThis is a roundtable show, and Seriah is joined by Red Pill Junkie, Aaron David of Charm the Water, Adam Sayne of Conspirinormal, and Timothy Renner of Strange Familiars. This is Part 1 of a probably 3 part show, discussing a paper published in Frontiers of Psychology entitled, Fifty psychological and psychiatric terms to avoid: a list of inaccurate, misleading, misused, ambiguous, and logically confused words and phrases. An academic paper, it brings up many points that affect our study of the paranormal, consciousness, and the assumption of materialism. Published back in 2015, it provokes some pretty deep conversations as we explore just the first 20 items in this part. 

Outro Music by Lee TNB AKA Monkey Mind with "Last Transmission (Deep Space Nine Mix)"

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Personal Paranormal Stories and Travis Walton - November 4, 2017

Personal Encounters

This is a sort of compilation of some video interviews I have done over the last year. I realize that many people would prefer audio to video, and since these were previously only available as video, I put them all together here. We start with our conversation at Albatwitch Day 2017, where Seriah, Timothy Renner, James Kibler, and Adam Sayne all trade off some strange encounters they have had. Then we hear from Joe about his weird void in the woods, and Dustin about his strange Dream Club experience. Finally we present the interview with Travis Walton and Jennifer Stein from the Travis Premiere in Ithaca, Ny, as well as a talk with Audrey Starborn. 

Outro Music is from Tim Renner's band Albatwitch, with Pin. 

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Strange Familiars: Episode 19: Site 7 – An Introduction

StrangeFamiliarsWe’ve been hinting about Site 7 on previous shows. We have an ongoing investigation at Site 7 but we remain unsure what we are dealing with – we have reports of mystery lights, orbs, bigfoot creatures, and possible spirit activity. Tonight we’ll talk with Chris, who was the first person who told me about Site 7 as well as Lori and Jeff who have had several strange experiences at Site 7. James and I will relate our own experiences at Site 7, some other findings, and on-site audio on a future episode. (Please note: there are some issues with the audio in this episode. We’ve done our best to clean up the audio, but there are still some issues with the audio levels and background noise).


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Episode 18 notes and links:

Saradahttp://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


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Intro and background music byStone Breath– which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

The song which closes the episode isBlood of the Woven-Vine from the Stone Breath album,Witch Tree Prophets.

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Strange Familiars - Episode 18: The Albatwitch

StrangeFamiliarsWith Albatwitch Day approaching, James and Timothy discuss albatwitches: the short in temper – as well as stature – hair covered ape-men said to haunt the riparian regions of South-Central Pennsylvania. We discuss albatwitch legends, some modern sightings, and the etymology of the name “albatwitch”. We also talk to Colin Schneider (aka The Crypto-Kid) about other “little people”, hairy dwarves, and diminutive humanoids from around the world.


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Episode 18 notes and links:

Albatwitch Day: https://www.facebook.com/events/1882624695357956/
Albatwitch Day is October 14, 2017 in Columbia, PA from 11am-4pm. Timothy and James from Strange Familiars will be attending. Stone Breath will be playing some music. Timothy will be giving a lecture on Bigfoot in Pennsylvania…many more activities planned throughout the day. Stop out if you can.

Colin Schneider: http://paranorm101.blogspot.com

The Crypto-Kid Radio:http://www.wcjvradio.com

Saradahttp://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


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Intro and background music by Stone Breath – which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

The song which closes the episode is Apples for the Albatwitch from the Stone Breath album, CRYPTIDS.

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Strange Familiars: Episode 17: UFOs

StrangeFamiliarsJames and Timothy hunt down a UFO landing site in rural Pennsylvania. Was it all a hoax or did something unknown land there in 1977? We also interview multiple guests about their UFO sightings and what they think UFOs might be.

Episode 17 notes and links:

Our UFO interviewees were, in order:

Matthew
Aaron David http://www.charmthewater.com
Jeff V.
James R.
Seriah Azkath http://www.wheredidtheroadgo.com
Jeff Ritzmann http://numinousden.blogspot.com

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Saradahttp://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com

 

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Intro and background music byStone Breath– which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

The song which closes the episode isOwl Eyes from the Crow Tongue album,Prophecies and Secrets: The Red Hand Mark in Dubhttps://handeye.bandcamp.com/album/prophecies-and-secrets-the-red-hand-mark-in-dub

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Strange Familiars: Episode 16: Gettysburg Ghosts

StrangeFamiliarsIn this episode we talk about the ghosts of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Featuring interviews with author Mark Nesbitt, Patrick from the Gettysburg Paranormal Association, and Jack from the Cashtown Inn. James also tells about some of the strangeness he experienced staying at some of the haunted inns around Gettysburg.


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Episode 16 notes and links:

Mark Nesbitt can be found at https://ghostsofgettysburg.com
Mark‘s books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Mark-Nesbitt/e/B001JS4SAK/

Cashtown Innhttp://cashtowninn.com

Gettysburg Paranormal Associationhttp://gettysburgparanormalinvestigations.com

Saradahttp://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com

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instagram: @strangefamiliars

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Intro and background music by Stone Breath – which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

The song which closes the episode is Mother Grave from the new Stone Breath album, Witch Tree Prophetshttps://stonebreath.bandcamp.com/album/witch-tree-prophets

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