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Strange Familiars with Timothy Renner

Strange Familiars with Timothy Renner

Tim explores various strange stories in his podcast, Strange Familiars.

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.

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Strange Familiars: Episode 20: Site 7 Experiences, Part 2

StrangeFamiliarsTimothy and James continue relating stories and experiences from Site 7 and the surrounding area. As we started investigating the area, a series of strange stories started turning up regarding a family of albinos, creature sightings, mysterious drones, and more strangeness. We investigate a nearby bigfoot sighting and collect an older report of multiple creatures crossing a highway close to Site 7. We also present on-site audio collected from several Site 7 visits ranging from natural sounds to possible stone throws, wood knocks, evp, and strange voices.


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Episode 20 notes and links:

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

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


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instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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 isThe Famous Flower of Serving Men from the Stone Breath album,Children of Hum.

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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).


If you would like to help us continue to makeStrange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars


Episode 18 notes and links:

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

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


Contact us via email at:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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.


If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars


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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http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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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instagram: @strangefamiliars

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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.


If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars


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

Contact us via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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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Strange Familiars: Episode 15: Kelly, Don’t Pet the Devil Monkey

In this episode we talk with Aaron David and Kelly from the Charm the Water podcast. Aaron and Kelly talked about some strange things going on around their house during a recent Charm the Water episode. Some of the things they were describing set off some alarms for us and made us think: they are going to have a cryptid sighting soon. Not long after, we saw Aaron post on Facebook that they had seen a cryptid creature. We immediately asked them to come on Strange Familiars.

We talk about Charm the Wateroccult spirituality, magic, and more. We also discuss their cryptid sighting and how it may be connected with the occult. Timothy and James also give some hints about some of the things they are experiencing at Site 7 – an area we will talk a lot more about in the future.


If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars


Episode 15 notes and links:

James’ sketch of the devil monkey creature:

James' Sketch of the Devil Monkey Creature


Charm the Water
http://www.charmthewater.com

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

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com


Here are links to the upcoming events where Strange Familiars / James and Timothy will be appearing:

September 16, 2017: Haunted Haldeman Mansion Paranormal Expo http://www.hauntedhaldemanmansion.com/events

September 29, 30 + October 1, 2017: Monster Mania http://monstermania.net/mmc-38-guests/

October 14, 2017: Albatwitch Day https://www.facebook.com/columbiahistory.net/


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http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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 Witch Tree Prophetess from the new Stone Breath album, Witch Tree Prophetshttps://stonebreath.bandcamp.com/album/witch-tree-prophets

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Strange Familiars - Episode 14: A New Voice

StrangeFamiliarsIn this episode Timothy introduces James, his new partner for paranormal investigations – and a voice you’ll be hearing a lot more on Strange Familiars. They talk about some weird happenings from James’ childhood: Were bigfoot creatures stalking around his family home? What was the strange thing is father saw crouched along Toad Road? (They also promised to get to some of Timothy’s experiences but ran out of time. Look for those on a future episode.)

If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars

Episode 14 notes and links:

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

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com

Contact us via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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 Old Bones from the new Stone Breath album, Witch Tree Prophetshttps://stonebreath.bandcamp.com/album/witch-tree-prophets

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Strange Familiars: Episode 13: Listener Stories 1 - Fae, Grassman, Hatman, and More

StrangeFamiliarsFor episode 13 we talk with Jim Pyre. Jim is a Strange Familiars listener and he reached out to us with some of his experiences with the strange and paranormal. We talked about will-o-the-wisps, the fae folk, grassman, hatman and more – including some thoughts about what may be behind some of these phenomena.

We’ll be featuring listener stories on occasion and we would like to do compilation shows featuring multiple listeners – so even if you just have a short encounter, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars

Episode 13 notes and links:

You can find Jim‘s blog at http://www.JimPyre.com

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

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com

Contact us via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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

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

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Strange Familiars - Episode 12: Blind Joe Parsons

In Episode 12 we present the story of a piece of history nearly lost; we talk about antique photography; we hear about a blind hero of the Civil War who became an amazing horse trainer; we learn the value of research; tell about a trip to the Antiques Roadshow; and talk about some interesting synchronicities…. or maybe just wondrous coincidences.

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Episode 12 notes and links:

Blind Joe Parsons – the tintype image as we found it.


Illustration from a newspaper article showing Joe Parsons on the battlefield.


If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars

You can find Alison and a collection of antique photographs for sale at http://www.OdPeacock.com

…and photographs and more at our ebay shop: https://www.ebay.com/sch/omiewise/m.html

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

Michael Andersonhttps://drekka.bandcamp.com

Contact us via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars

instagram: @strangefamiliars

http://www.strangefamiliars.com

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

The song which closes the episode in Hymn to the Angelus II by The Forest Beggars (with Stone Breath) – words by E.A. Poe, music by Forest Beggars. This song is available on CD only – from Virgo, Mater, Domina – a bonus disc which comes with the 2CD  and box set version of Stone Breath‘s The Shepherdess and the Bone-White Bird which is available at this link: https://stonebreath.bandcamp.com/album/the-shepherdess-and-the-bone-white-bird

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