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Feb 24, 2021

The lore of Spirits is expanding with more stories about the man with the trenchcoat and the dog, the origins of the Silent Hill movies, and more terrible choices by college students. Also featuring our love for real life Scooby Doo, the Hot Tall Lady from Resident Evil, and more! 


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of Covid-19, bodily functions, nightmares, death, martyrdom, bodily harm, underage drinking/partying, masturbation, domestic neglect, child endangerment, ableism, parent death, alcoholism, burns, natural disaster, mine fires, sinkholes, eviction, immolation, hallucination, arthritis, and grandparent death. 


To skip Amanda’s story involving domestic neglect, child endangerment, and disability, go 34:38. 



- Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Stardew Valley 1.5

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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.