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Sep 30, 2020

200 episodes. Wow. We answer your questions, follow up on past episodes, and rate the sexiness of several mythological and folklore beings. Thank you. We couldn’t have done this without you. 

Here’s a few of our favorite Orisha dance videos mentioned in the episode: Yemayá, Oshun, and Shango

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of killing/murder, sex, human remains, spiders/insects, anxiety, sexism, infancide, car accidents, animal death, and mental illness. 



- Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Survivor. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more 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.