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Jun 16, 2021

Would you eat the cursed Cheez-its? It’s important that we know if you would. Also, we talk about being trained by a ghost on how to be a good adult, and rate some theatre ghosts.


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of death, divorce, fire, religious persecution, illness, organized religion, blasphemy, gore, explosions, racism, and murder. 



- Recommendation: This week, Julia recommends Persephone Station by Stina Leicht.

- Books: Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at

- Call to Action: Check out our previous virtual live shows, and information about our future virtual live events 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.