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Mar 14, 2018

Hollywood: Stars and Glamor, but also murder and curses? It’s more likely than you think. We’re joined by audio drama creator, James Oliva, to do a deep dive into the urban legends and spooky happenstances of Hollywood and the movie industry. Featuring William Shatner as the virtuous hero(???), why an incubus should be called a dudeubus, and the story of James Dean, Lesbian Icon.


Content warning: discussion of death, suicide, sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, and motor vehicle accidents. If you are looking for support around any of these topics, visit or text/call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.



Thanks to James Oliva for joining us this episode. Check out What’s the Frequency in your podcast player, and follow him on Twitter @jamesoliva76!



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