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Nov 29, 2023

Sometimes you buy a haunted painting and have to tell your friends. And sometimes you have to tell your guest a bunch of haunted theatre stories once they get back from tour. Thankfully we have writer and podcaster Jeffrey Cranor on to discuss all of those things!


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of traffic accidents, death, child death, vomiting, fire, mannequins, sex, surgery, and teeth. 



Jeffrey Cranor is the co-creator and co-writer of Welcome to Night Vale and Within the Wires. He also co-creates theater and dance pieces with choreographer/wife Jillian Sweeney. They live in New York. 



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Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and folklore. Every episode, co-hosts Julia and Amanda mix a drink and discuss a new story or character from a wide range of places, eras, and cultures. Learn brand-new stories and enjoy retellings of your favorite myths, served over ice every week, on Spirits.