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Oct 14, 2020

Your state might be spookier than you thought. For Halloween, we’re rounding up the scariest urban legends from all 50 states! Listen to find out what state is haunted by a horse, which is haunted by a pickup truck, and which is most likely the plot of a Scooby Doo episode. 

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of infancide/child death, abduction, starvation, death, drowning, tuberculosis, anxiety and mental illness, shipwrecks, imprisonment, mind control, colonization, cave-ins, suffocation, beheading, car accidents, striking pedestrians, poisoning, animal death, violence against women, suicide, scientific experimentation, government conspiracy, hurricanes/natural disasters, bullying, teeth, and omens of death. 



- Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends the podcast, Scam Goddess. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at

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About Us

Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.