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Feb 26, 2020

Julia has come up with the most scientific way of calculating who the coolest cryptid is: a tournament style bracket! While she brings the challengers, it’s up to Amanda and Editor Eric to determine, once and for all, who the coolest cryptid is. 

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Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about sleep disorders, threats of violence, kitchen accidents, animal death, death by animal, drowning, STIs, drug use, child abandonment, eating disorders, gambling, alcoholism, and mentions of misogyny and implied sexual assault. 



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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.