Strange Familiars Presents a Tale of Skeletons and Ghosts (#4)

A story of skeletons, ghosts, and possible buried treasure from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars The Strange Familiars Mothman t-shirt design is here: https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/2179385-strange-familiars-mothman Contact us via email at: strangefamiliarspodcast@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars instagram: @strangefamiliars http://www.strangefamiliars.com

Strange Familiars Presents Two Tales of Gypsy Queens (#3)

This episode we present two tales of Gypsy Queens from the late 1800s. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars The Strange Familiars Mothman t-shirt design is here: https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/2179385-strange-familiars-mothman Contact us via email at: strangefamiliarspodcast@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars instagram: @strangefamiliars Read More

Episode 22: Old Christmas Legends and Lore

Timothy gives a list of Christmas lore, portents, and folk magic directives collected from various sources and talks with author, musician, filmmaker, and folklore collector Gerry Milnes about some wondrous strange Old Christmas folk traditions from West Virginia and Pennsylvania. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, Read More

Strange Familiars Presents: True Tales of Witchcraft in Pennsylvania (#2)

In our second Strange Familiars Presents we present some true stories of witchcraft or hexerei, in Pennsylvania. If you would like to help us continue to make Strange Familiars, get bonus content, t-shirts, stickers, and more rewards, you can become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/StrangeFamiliars Contact us via email at: strangefamiliarspodcast@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/strangefamiliars instagram: @strangefamiliars http://www.strangefamiliars.com

New Patron Episode: Human Zoos

Our third episode for patrons finds Timothy and Alison continuing the discussion from Episode 6, “Barnum’s Cannibals”. We talk about other supposed “cannibals” exhibited by P.T. Barnum, Tambo Tambo and Sussy – a husband and wife who were lured, or possibly taken, from their homeland and who each died on a separate continent, thousands of Read More

Episode 6: Barnum’s Cannibals

Episode 6 tells the true story of P.T. Barnum’s Fiji Cannibals. After being taken from Fiji and exhibited in sideshows and dime museums around the United States, one of these men died in York, Pennsylvania. Newspapers reported that two other “cannibals” attempted to eat his corpse. What really happened?…and where is the Fiji Cannibal’s body? Read More