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Oct 19, 2022

Parental confirmations of ghosts, theories about a haunted sewing machine, and Schrodinger’s wedding guest? This episode has a lot, because it’s an urban legends episode, baby!


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of bodily functions, home invasions, divorce, and murder. 



- Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Thank You For Listening by Julia Whelan

- Books: 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.