Episode 38: Chasing the Elusive Pennsylvania Bigfoot

Timothy discusses the recently published book Chasing the Elusive Pennsylvania Bigfoot with Brian Seech. While Brian did not write the book, he has worked closely with the author, Paul G. Johnson, for many years. We cover some of the ideas and cases from the book including a few of the stranger aspects of Pennsylvania bigfoot Read More

Episode 32: Earthlights, Elf-Lights, and UFOs

Timothy talks to two guests about strange lights. First we hear Jerry tell a story about seeing (and photographing!) a mystery light in Iceland. We also talk about the Brown Mountain lights, which Jerry has also seen, weird lights in York County, and more. Then Timothy welcome’s Matt to the show, who tells about a Read More

Episode 30: La Dame Blanche – Ghostly Women in White

Ines from France tells stories from the long tradition of women-in-white apparitions (“La Dame Blanche”) – as well as some other French folklore: ghostly women-in-green, the local folk healing traditions, a river monster, and more. Ines went to high school in a castle which was home to one of these white ladies. She, as well Read More

Episode 27: Lights in the Woods

Timothy briefly revisits Flannel Man (see episode 26) and reads a new encounter submitted by a listener. Timothy and James K., while sitting in a haunted church in Columbia PA (more on that in a future episode), discuss some very unusual lights seen at Site 7. Then we turn to on-site recordings to hear Timothy, James Read More

Strange Familiars Presents: A Witch Cloud and the Clark Alley Imp (#1)

Strange Familiars Presents will be shorter episodes telling stories – folklore, oddities, weird history, and more. Think of them as mini episodes of Strange Familiars without the discussion and/or interview segments. The first episode presents some tales of strange and fearful hauntings from Pennsylvania. Enjoy! If you would like to help us continue to make Read More

Episode 13: Listener Stories 1 – Fae, Grassman, Hatman, and More

For episode 13 we talk with Jim Pyre. Jim is a Strange Familiars listener and he reached out to us with some of his experiences with the strange and paranormal. We talked about will-o-the-wisps, the fae folk, grassman, hatman and more – including some thoughts about what may be behind some of these phenomena. We’ll Read More