9. These Tales That People Tell Me

Strange as it may seem to many people today, sharing ghost stories used to be an important part of the Christmas celebration. In hopes of restarting this tradition, in this episode Matt shares tales told to him by co-workers, friends, and even a particularly chatty convenience store clerk. These stories, while perhaps not as chilling as others that have been shared on this podcast, are special to Matt because of the fact that they were shared through direct connection with other people rather than through print or electronic sources.

This episode was written by Matthew Armstrong with music by Matthew Armstrong and production assistance from Kaylia Metcalfe.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

Show Notes:

 “Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”

Charles Dickens’ novella A Christmas Carol

Oakhurst, California

Media Echo Chamber

Creepypasta

Legend of Slenderman

<a href="http://Image by <a href="https://pixabay.com/users/prawny-162579/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=image&utm_content=1705150">Prawny</a&gt; from <a href="https://pixabay.com/?utm_source=link-attribution&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=image&utm_content=1705150">PixabayImage Credit

Hood, Bruce M. 2009. Supersense – Why We Believe in the Unbelievable. HarperOne, New York, NY.

Music in this episode was preformed by Matt Armstrong.

If you have a story about a ghost, some bit of folklore, or anyting else you want to share, please contact me.

Photo credit: Wood photo created by wirestock – www.freepik.com

Published by kayliametcalfe

Queer,loudmouth,skeptical-agnostic-pagan,book addict,coffee lover,wine drinker, SAHM,writer,editor,producer,podcaster. -She/her

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