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May 29, 2024

We scared each other quite a bit with this one. A ghost that says its name like a Pokemon, a very fitness-focused ghost, and the worst bug story we’ve ever heard in our entire lives.


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of death, human remains, religious persecution, colonialism, natural disasters, and fire. 


Strong Content Warning for Bugs/Skittering from 37:55 - 43:25



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- Co-Hosts: Julia Schifini and Amanda McLoughlin

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- Music: Brandon Grugle, based on "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod

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Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and folklore. Every episode, co-hosts Julia and Amanda mix a drink and discuss a new story or character from a wide range of places, eras, and cultures. Learn brand-new stories and enjoy retellings of your favorite myths, served over ice every week, on Spirits.