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Strange Familiars: Episode 6 - Barnum’s Cannibals

StrangeFamiliarsEpisode 6 tells the true story of P.T. Barnum’s Fiji Cannibals. After being taken from Fiji and exhibited in sideshows and dime museums around the United States, one of these men died in York, Pennsylvania. Newspapers reported that two other “cannibals” attempted to eat his corpse. What really happened?...and where is the Fiji Cannibal’s body? We visit Potter’s Fields, and discuss sideshows, circuses, Circassian women, and more. Our guest is Alison Renner.

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Alison: https://www.etsy.com/shop/odpeacock

Sarada: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

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

The song at the end of this episode is “Song to the Folding Leaves” from the Stone Breath album “Children of Hum“.

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Strange Familiars: Episode 5 - Haunted Road

Strange FamiliarsIn Episode 5 we talk about Haunted Roads – both the general idea and symbolism of haunted roads, and some specific haunted roads. Our guest is Thomas White.

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Episode 5 notes and links:

Thomas White - https://www.amazon.com/Thomas-White/e/B001JS7PQE/

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Strange Familiars is a production of Dark Holler Arts, LLC. Music, art, podcasts, books, and more.

Intro and background music by Stone Breath – which is our band.

The song at the end of this episode is The Night Birds Psalm from the Stone Breath album of the same name.

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David Weatherly and Timothy Renner on Tulpa's and Thoughtforms - March 25, 2017

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David Weatherly returns to the show after a long absence and I talk with him, along with Timothy Renner, about Tulpa's, thoughtforms, and much more. We get down to what may or may not be explained by such ideas.

David Weatherly can be found at TwoCrowsParanormal.blogspot.com.

Timothy Renner can be found at StrangeFamiliars.darkhollerarts.com

Ending Music by Genitor, "In the Dark", from their CD Fossil Dome. Also find them on Facebook

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Strange Familiars: Episode 3 Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, part 3

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Strange Familiars explores a variety of subjects in a combination of storytelling, reporting, interviews, and discussion. Cryptids, ghosts, folklore, mythology, and paranormal topics.

Our first cycle of episodes will explore some local legends from York County, Pennsylvania beginning with Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. In episode 3 we journey back to Toad Road and discuss ghosts, bigfoot, the Hidebehind, cryptids, iron furnaces, missing persons, and more - including some very dark, very real true crime stories which took place in the area.

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Episode 3 notes and links:

Much of the research for this episode was done for our first book, Beyond the Seventh Gate (http://amzn.to/2ncKHrm)

Sarada: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

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Intro and background music by Stone Breath - which is our band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

Photos in this video by Anthony Hoskin and Timothy Renner. Illustration by Timothy Renner.

The song at the end of this episode is "The Hidebehind" from the Stone Breath album "CRYPTIDS".

 

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Liminality, High Strangeness, and Hypnosis with Jeff Ritzmann and Timothy Renner - February 25, 2017

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Jeff Ritzmann joins me for the first 20 minutes or so to talk about his new Blog, The Numinous Den (http://numinousden.blogspot.com/). We talk about liminality and the Paranormal, and the role of the Trickster... Then Timothy Renner joins us to follow up on his last visit and whether or not he should undergo hypnosis to recover more of his experiences. Jeff, having researched hypnosis thoroughly, gives his thoughts, and why hypnosis is not what people think it is. This conversation does continue on a Patreon only feed, as we ran out of time for the live show. 

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Find Timothy at www.StrangeFamiliars.com. We also end the show with a song from his band, Stone Breath, "Just Like the River" off of the album Children of Hum. Available here.

 

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Strange Familiars: Episode 2 – The Seven Gates of Hell, part 2: The Singing Corpse - February 23, 2017

Strange FamiliarsStrange Familiars explores a variety of subjects in a combination of storytelling, reporting, interviews, and discussion. Cryptids, ghosts, folklore, mythology, and paranormal topics.

Our first cycle of episodes will explore some local legends from York County, Pennsylvania beginning with Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. In our second episode we follow the Codorus Creek north into York city where we hear a tale of a singing corpse, discuss mystery lights, glowing red eyes, ghosts, and more – and we are rewarded with a photographic anomaly while we are there.

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Strange Familiars: Episode 1 - Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell, Part 1

StrangeFamiliarsOur first cycle of episodes will explore some local legends from York County, Pennsylvania beginning with Toad Road and the Seven Gates of Hell. In the first episode we talk a little about Toad Road and the Seven Gates, where they are, what they might be, and what they are not. We disprove some urban legends and head to Hex Hollow for discussions about powwow, witchcraft, ghosts, will-o-the-wisps, cryptid creatures, and the famous "hex murder".

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Episode 1 notes and links:

Much of the research for this episode was done for our first book, Beyond the Seventh Gate.

The Phillip Smith interview was done by Catherine Diehl.

Lon Strickler can be found at: Phantoms and Monsters.

Sarada: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Tara Vanflower: http://www.amazon.com/Tara-Vanflower/e/B007MMUS5Q

Jo Cosgrove: http://www.etsy.com/shop/barnaclebonesbooks

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Strange Experiences, Hypnosis, Bigfoot, and more... - Feb 1, 2017

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Timothy Renner shares with us some of his weird experiences, the strange 'chessboard' game he's been playing in the woods, what he thought was going to be a bigfoot sighting, early UFO sighting, Magick, his haunted house and more. Mike Clelland and Joshua Cutchin join me to help him make sense of it all.

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Outro Music is Sticks from Tuimothy Renner's band, Stone Breath, from the album, Cryptids.

 

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Beyond the Seventh Gate with Timothy Renner - December 2, 2016

BeyondBookCover_front.jpgTimothy Renner's book, Beyond the Seventh Gate cover a lot of territory. We talk about dispelling some urban legends before getting into all kinds of strange tales of Bigfoot, Goatman, Dogman, Albatwitches, Ghost Lights, The Hidebehind, and much more...

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You can find my review of the book here

Outro song by Timothy's band, Stone Breath, off the Cryptids CD, "The Hodebehind". You can find out more at his website

 

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Pandemonium, part one

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Chad, Mark, and Timothy legend trip into the abandoned ghost town of Pandemonium, Pennsylvania. Chad and Timothy decide to stay the night. In the first part we discuss some of...

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Encounters with The Other III

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More paranormal potporri! We hear Flannel Man stories from two witnesses - one includes a Flannel Man accompanied by a black dog! - and then we hear about a haunted...

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Followed by Djinn

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Timothy talks with Paul about multiple strange experiences throughout his life. Paul tells stories of some strange encounters with what may have been djinn while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan...

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Mr. Death

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Kim stops by to tell us about Mr. Death, a man who has visited her for most of her life. She also shares some other experiences including a UFO sighting...

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Swapcast - Conspirinormal

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First, Nate stops by and shares a creepy story which starts with a policeman following his family home, behaving strangely. He also shares a story about a mysteriously behaving iPod...

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Ouija Darkness

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Sarah tells of a series of events which begin with the death of a friend's aunt and end with a frightening incident involving a ouija board. The Paulding Light, ghosts...

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Surrounded by Hooded Entities

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Recorded September 10th 2019 www.strangerealitiesconference.com We welcome back Jenny Ashford back to the show to discuss her latest book in the Faceless Villain series. This time we speak about unsolved murder cases...

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Conspirinormal Episode 279- Seriah Azkat…

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Recorded September 10th, 2019 www.strangerealitiesconference.com The host of one of our favorite podcasts "Where Did the Road Go?" comes by to swapcast with us. Seriah Azkath joins us to discuss some of...

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Conspirinormal Episode 278- Strange Real…

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Recorded September 3rd, 2019 www.strangerealitiesconference.com We know we promised you Sex Magic but that had to be rescheduled. Instead, we present to you three of the speakers at our upcoming Strange Realities...

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Strange Realities Conference Promo

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Don't forget we are having the Strange Realities Conference in Nashville on October 19th. We will have a cavalcade of speakers and a lot of fun at this conference so...

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Conspirinormal Episode 277- Dr. Heather …

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Recorded August 27th, 2019 https://www.strangerealitiesconference.com/ Dr. Heather Lynn joins us for the first time to discuss her new book "Evil Archaeology: Demons, Possessions, and Sinister Relics". We speak to Dr. Lynn about...

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Conspirinormal Bonus Episode #5- Pamela …

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Recorded August 20th, 2019 https://www.strangerealitiesconference.com/ Pamela Furr is a local radio talk show host in our area of Nashville, TN. We speak to Pamela about some of her thoughts about the paranormal...

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Conspirinormal Episode 276- "Woke i…

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Recorded August 20th, 2019 https://www.strangerealitiesconference.com/ We had some questions and topics that we weren't able to get to for our"Woke in the 90s" so we decided to do another round table to...

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Conspirinormal Episode 275- Timothy Renn…

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Recorded August 13th, 2019 Timothy Renner joins for a very fun,spooky,interesting, and philosophical swapcast with his podcast Strange Familiars. We speak to Tim about some of his experiences with the paranormal...

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Conspirinormal Episode 274- "Woke i…

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Recorded August 6th, 2019 www.strangerealitiesconference.com Serfiel had an idea to do a round table discussion about the conspiracy climate of the 1990s. The 90s were a time when the conspiracy culture really...

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Joshua Cutchin at Nashville's STRANGE RE…

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I'm very pleased to announce another speaking appearance! I'll be joining my dear friends from the Conspirinormal podcast for their inaugural STRANGE REALITIES 2019 conference. (If you don't listen to...

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Mouthpieces & Synchros

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Synchronicities, like dreams, matter little to anyone beyond the experiencer. That’s a caveat. While I’m awestruck by the exchange in this post, I am sure it will feel insignificant to...

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FortFest 2019

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Another quick note—anyone in Baltimore should drop by FortFest this year. The lineup is absolutely fantastic, and Tim Renner and I will be joining forces once more to provide a...

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Joshua Cutchin at ConCarolinas 2019!

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BOOM! Another convention appearance: ConCarolinas 2019! And this time it's in my folks' backyard in Charlotte, North Carolina. I grew up on the banks of Lake Norman—which, despite a genuine...

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Joshua Cutchin at X-Filers United! 2019 …

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I'm very pleased to let everyone know that I'll be speaking at the inaugural X-Filers United! Conference in beautiful Warwick, Rhode Island this April 26-28. The lineup looks absolutely fantastic...

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Hi all.Things've been quiet around here lately, huh? Well, it's been busy over in meatspace. As some of you are aware, my wife and I are expecting twins soon. How...

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"Before Boarding, Please Wait for t…

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- OR -The Problematic Politics Pertaining to Popularizing Paranormal PositionsWith apologies to Laura KrantzAs mysteries become mainstream, has the Fortean community lost control of the historical narrative of anomalous research?Having...

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An Ode to Skepticism: Elder Gods of the …

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Could you measure the tidal flow of Sydney's harbour mouth in your kitchen sink? With the right (expensive) equipment, you could potentially measure the Moon's impact on gravity influencing...

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The Faerie Blast: An Analogue for Alien …

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Episode #114: Clovis and Solutreans

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We discuss a wide-ranging array of topics, from cosmology and dark energy to mysteries of the ancient Americas. Continuing our conversation from the previous episode regarding the Anzic skeleton, we...

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Episode #113: Clovis and Micronovas

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We discuss the mystery of the Clovis people, and the strange fact that there has only been one set of human remains discovered that are linked to the tens of...

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Episode #112: Anomalies - Part 2

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We continue our exploration of the anomalous phenomena detailed in the book "Unexplained!" by Jerome Clark. More strange rains of weird stuff, anomalous ice falls, animals being discovered encased or...

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Episode #111: Anomalies - Part 1

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This is the first of a series of podcasts where we look at strange anomalies of all sorts - ufo sightings, stange clouds, poltergeist-like phenomena, rains of stones, rains of...

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Episode #110: Scottie Baldwin

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This week we have Scottie Baldwin join us to talk about his career as a FOH Engineer for world-class music acts, traveling the world, the philosophy of science, ancient mysteries...

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Episode #109: David Mathisen

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David Mathisen joins us to talk about comparative mythology, astronomy, and constellations as symbols that cross cultures and enormous swathes of time in human history. We did some screen sharing...

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Episode #108: Randall Carlson

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We are joined once again by the one and only Randall Carlson for an epic show on numerology, sacred geometry, astronomy, ancient mysteries and knowledge, magic, symbolism and esoterica... all...

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Episode #107: Dabbler's Den

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We are joined by Chris Cottrell, the man behind the Dabbler's Den, to talk about his ongoing research into the Carolina Bays, the Younger Dryas, and the possibility of a...

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Episode #106: Dr. Martin Sweatman

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We talk with Dr. Martin Sweatman about his book, Prehistory Decoded, and his work on the symbols on the pillars of Gobekli Tepe.  Dr. Sweatman applies his understanding of statistical...

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