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Mar 22, 2023

Listen, kids love to join clubs. Even if it means potentially selling their souls to the ghosts haunting their homes. Also an abandoned gym, a mean ghost teacher, and Amanda becomes a Victorian ghost!


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of pregnancy, child endangerment, and death. 



- Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends journaling at a bar!

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

- Call to Action: Check out Join the Party, a collaborative storytelling and roleplaying podcast co-hosted in part by Julia and Amanda. Search for Join the Party in your podcast app, or go to



- Skin Deep by Marie Blanchet, a great selkie novel available in English and French!

- Digital Folklore podcast, which you can check out in your podcast app now!

- BetterHelp is an online therapy service. Get 10% off your first month 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.