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Jul 19, 2023

Crocs on rocks! We’re joined by Niki Grayson to explore your urban legends: a shapeshifting, Crocs loving tanuki, and the fae teaching a baby Calculus. 


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of animal death, murder, mental illness, animal injury, nudity, death, child death, and car accidents. 



Niki Grayson is a brand manager, community builder, and content creator. They are one of the hosts of If You’re Driving, Close Your Eyes.



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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.