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Apr 5, 2023

We’re back on our theatre grind, this time with a play about debauchery, tragedy, and our boy Dionysus: The Bacchae! It’s a play about plays! What’s not to love?


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of death, dismemberment, immolation, pregnancy, injury, concussion, violence, imprisonment, and animal death. 



- Recommendation: This week, Julia recommends The Secrets of Hartwood Hall by Katie Lumsden. 

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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.