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May 8, 2019

We’re joined this week by author Chelsea G. Summers to talk about the different forms of cannibalism throughout history, as well as patriarchy, misogyny, aging, and questioning what culture dictates. Be hungry, horny, and satisfied.

This week, Julia recommends Dead to Me, now available on Netflix.

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about homicide, cannibalism, mental illness, violence against women.



You can follow Chelsea G. Summers on her website or on Twitter at @chelseagsummers. And keep an eye out for her upcoming Audible exclusive book, A Certain Hunger.


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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.