Forget the beer commercial guy, Jeff Belanger is the most interesting man in the world. If you have had the pleasure of going to a convention where Jeff Belanger has spoke, then you know what a treat you are in for; if you haven't, then be prepared for one of the most intriguing talks. Jeff is an emmy-nominated host, writer, author, producer and has traveled the globe researching haunted tales and pursuing his life goals. From ghost storytelling in his books to podcasting the New England Legends to writing for the #1 ghost show, Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures, we are truly honored to have this week's guest on the 150th episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast.
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Every family has secrets. Things known but not spoken about. Long unpublished truths hidden in the lineage. Sometimes never revealed, sometimes spoken as one's dying words, sometimes found in lost documents kept in diaries or family bibles. In this modern age, many secrets are revealed. This is the case for our show guest author Jeff Mudgett. Imagine one moment being at a family gathering the next you are told of a deep dark skeleton that had been hidden for years. His ancestor was a serial killer, but not just any serial killer his great great grandfather was the infamous murderer H.H. Holmes.
Author Jeff Mudgett stops by the show to talk about his book, Bloodstains. The tale of his journey of diving into the world of his ancestor and finding out his he in fact Jack the Ripper.
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Time to step back into Gettysburg. The famed haunted hallow grounds that hold sacred to all Americans. Generals and privates, the seasoned fighter to the fresh young boy from the farm died together in one of America's bloodiest battles. Some are still fighting the war. Caught in and endless loop reliving the fighting day and night, some seeking answers, some unaware the are dead. Some cry for their mothers, other roam the fields and forest search for the enemy.
One man has encountered these spirits time and again. Don Alison, author of I Met a Ghost at Gettysburg, returns the the show with his new book, I met More Ghosts at Gettysburg. An incredible story of his ghost encounters in the Pennsylvania province.
Listen in to Episode #148 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast.
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Many times we talk about haunted locations and you think Grandma's watching you in the kitchen smiling from the other side, however not all cases are friendly spirits. Imagine being a young couple moving into your first home ready to start your life together, only to find you are not alone. What happen in this case will shock the hell out of you as it did for the newlyweds who experienced a haunting like no other.
Listen in to this episode #147 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast featuring Harold and Becky of the Toledo Ohio Ghost Hunters Society who bring us this shocking story from their case files and tales about the fie points area of Toledo, OH.
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When we wanted to explore the 300 year old city New Orleans, there was only one person we desired to take us on a journey of the haunted and dark history. Jonathan Weiss. One man's mission to preserve the stories that can not be forgotten, should not be forgotten, will not be forgotten.
Winding through haunted alleys, he brings his tours real life tales of pirates who walked their last living steps to the gallows, captains who still sail the lonely shores hundreds of years after they took their last breath in the stormy waters. Victims of the mass plagues, murdered prostitutes, immigrants who looked for a better life, and orphans still roam in the alley ways.
Jonathan Weiss is a trained actor, historian and tour company owner who specializes in leading a multitude of macabre tour through out his beloved city.
Listen in as we bring some of the most interesting stories from the leading tour guide of the dark history of New Orleans on this the 146th episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast.
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The haunting of a paranormal host. We come to you this week with a different style of show. As talked about in many of the episodes Jen has experienced paranormal ghostly activity in her house. This week we bring you a live EVP session direct from her home. Listen in to hear if we captured they voice of "Angel" a spirit murdered on the 80's and other wandering spirits.
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Scary tales from our friends from Black Swamp Paranormal of NWO about the legendary Holcomb Woods Road. of Ohio. A terrifying place that presents shadow figures, oppression, fear and tales of the paranormal.
We also talk to Legend Hunters Films, Dave and Ryan who bring us a documentary about a tale of buried Civil War gold in Dents Run, PA. this film tells the real accounts of the hidden treasure and how the FBI became involved. These amazing filmmakers also have made other films about Bigfoot and local Pennsylvania legends.
Listen in to this amazing episode 144 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast.
When we returned to the 2019 Butler Paranormal Conference, we wanted to bring you interviews with some new insight on what is happening in the field of Ufology, bigfoot and other paranormal activity. On today's show we talked to one such attendee, Bob Washburn, who had some interesting tales of what is happening in space, with aliens and other paranormal theories.
Skinwalkers. The name alone can make your skin crawl. Once revered as Navajo healers have now morphed into a evil entity that could you real harm. Are they Shape Shifting into animals to come closer to the living undetected? Are they after your soul? Can they mimic you? In this the 142nd episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast we explain what Skinwalkers are, how they came to be and what they are after.
For centuries, myths and legends of blood sucking humans has plagued mankind. Creatures of the night roam in the shadows, looking to bite unsuspecting victims and drain their bodies of the rivers that flow through our veins. Great lengths were taken to ensure vampires would not rise up from the grave and take you as their next victim. But what if you were a willing victim? In today's society there are vampires out there, although you would never know. Bankers, lawyers, clerks, and one could be walking long side you. Real life vampires who drink blood, from the willing of course. In this the episode 141 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast, we bring you a brief history of vampires, and the life of the modern vampire.
The spirits have a hard time in the Big Easy. In terms of deaths in America, the one place that holds the candle to the rest has to be New Orleans. Ghosts roam the sidewalks and alleyways, sit with you at your table at the restaurants, wake you up in your hotel room, watch you drink in bars and roam aimlessly in the mansions peppered throughout the city as they try to live the life they once had and struggle to forget the tragic ends they met.
In the episode #140 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast we tell you, our beloved listeners the horrific and gruesome details of the reasons New Orleans is the most haunted city in America.
Keeping up with our love of the weird and paranormal, the 222 Paranormal Podcast had to bring our listeners some interesting and unusual information on a strange case of a UFO over Lower Southern Michigan, a well witnessed event that happened just over the Ohio border. Strange lighted object landing in a swamp in Dexter Township. With over 40-60 witnesses, this event shook the small towns and citizens in the surrounding areas.
Also, we review what is going on with our neighboring planet Mars. Is there new evidence of life and former civilizations long since gone?
Listen in the 139th episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast for another fantastic show!
Very Very Bizarre is the only way we can describe the strange happenings going around the world in 2019. From gigantic holes suddenly opening up in Siberia to unearthly transmissions audibly broadcasting across the open skies, and other enigmatical events.
With no clear explanation for these puzzling happenings, the 222 Paranormal Podcast goes deep into what could be causing such strange situations to occur from the USA to the Amazon to Russia and beyond.
A person's aura is said to be a field of energy that they give off. Some people believe that everything has an aura or is surrounded by a field of its own energy that can be captured using Kirlian photography. The ability to see auras is considered a psychic skill. In this our Episode 137 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast, we talk with one person who has the ability to see and read auras, Haunted Toledo's own, Sarah Chelten. Listen as we discuss what auras are, what the many colors they give off mean and how auras are read.
Imagine being a newly married couple moving into a small isolated trailer park with your young child in what is supposed to be the happiest times of your life but instead having the most terrifying experience of being stalked by a supernatural hell hound. What could only be described as Dogman, Nadine and John of Black Swamp Paranormal share their nightmare experience of their confrontation of with this entity, as seen on the Travel Channel's show Paranormal Encounters, Animal Nightmares of being stalked by a Dogman creature who wanted nothing more than to rip them apart. John and Nadine also share some of their ghostly investigations from their years of paranormal investigating.
Listen into Episode #136 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast as Nadine & John stop by the studio.
If you are thinking of haunted locations top of the list would be have to be Theatres. For thousands of years, theatres have been reported as having paranormal activity. Could spirits hard working stagehands, chorus girls with stars in their eyes or vicarious actors still roam the stages and dressing rooms of these majestic halls? One person who can attest to these happenings is Alex Matsuo. Author of The Haunting of the Tenth Avene Theatre, Alex is an author, writer, actor, paranormal enthusiast and fellow podcaster. With her personal experiences in haunted theatres she brings us tales of ghostly encounters in these historic places and her work in helping with residential cases.
Listen in to this episode #135 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast with the talent and beautiful Alex Matsuo.
From the bowels of hell, from the Room of Doom, the one the only GRIZZLY BROWN! In this the 134th episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast, we bring you a dear friend of the show Tom Momsen aka Grizzly Brown. Tom stops by the studio to talk all things haunted, ghostly and bizarre. With years of on air time and life experiences Griz share some of his strangest encounters with elementals, spirits, shadow figures and of course ghosts!
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Bobby Mackey's...a small honky tonk in a small town. A place like no other, claiming to be the most haunted night club in America. But is it more? Is this place a portal to hell? This former slaughterhouse was rumored to used for some of the darkest rituals, filled with history of murder and mayhem, proves to be a hot bed of activity of paranormal haunting.
Listen in to episode 133 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast as we boot scoot our story of the world famous Bobby Mackey's haunted history.
Zak Bagans much talked about documentary, Demon House, is a 95 minute look into the property Bagans purchased in Gary, Indiana back in 2014. For three years, he documented former residents, priests, social workers and law enforcement who all had ties to the happenings at the small bungalow rumored to have 200 demons inside, finally releasing the film in 2018.
In this episode number 132 of the 222 Paranormal Podcast, Joe and Jen discuss the film, the events and our thoughts on this somewhat controversial documentary. Please note there are "spoilers" so if you not seen the film, watch it then listen to our show.
The strange and weird tale of Slender Man has blurred the line between reality and fantasy. An obtuse internet creation that has intrigued and confused with its pseudo background and phenomenon of control. The Slenderman story breed life into a fictional character that controlled and influenced the masses. Could a made up ethos perpetuate real life violence and mind control? Can fabricated lore create real life boogie men? In this the 131st episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast , talk Slenderman, Fact, fiction and fate.
One of the most famous unsolved murder mysteries in the United States is the The Villisca Axe Murders. A tragic horrific mass murder of a family and two neighbor children has plagued a small Iowa town for over a century. For many years, the paranormal community has embraced this location as one the most haunted house in America.
In this episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast we bring you the true tale of the Villisca Axe House murders and tales of the paranormal activity documented.
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Spread all over the United States, mysterious mounds have been found mostly tied to Native American heritage sites. Who built these and why? What did they house? What if they were here prior to the settlement of the Native population? Reported in the past few centuries, these mounds have been rumored to have held the remains of giant skeletons. Found from coast to coast, these reported bones were mysteriously picked up by museums or "government" officials never to be seen again, and denied when inquires were made. How do these skeletons tie to Toledo, Ohio? ...Because they were found here.
Listen in as the 222 Paranormal Podcast digs into the case of the Giant Skeletons of Toledo and the mysterious mounds.
Another year wraps up and we have had a phenomenal time! From start to finish we have brought you some fresh and new shows which included some of the finest interviews of paranormal realm, tales from haunted locations and weird tales of the strange. We have been blessed to be able to travel to haunted locations, ghost hunt with friends and meet new people at many conventions. AS we look back the 222 Paranormal Podcast brings you a recap of 2018's finest moments, funny stories from the road and of course a new round of bloopers!
Joe and Jen want to thank you for listening and being on the rabbit hole journey and wish you all the best as we all go into 2019!
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Welcome to the 2018 Christmas Spooktacular! On the 127th episode of the 222 Paranormal Podcast we bring you scary ghost stories of Christmas and hear from friends of the show's Christmas time ghost encounters. For centuries, the telling of ghost stories around campfires and hearths were shared among friends, clans and families at Yule to give the living access to the dead. Original stories were darker, tied more to the winter, darkness, rebirth and the fundamentals of life. As the Victorian age came about the stories morphed to add life lessons and used to keep children from misbehaving. Today we share Christmas Ghost tales as our gift to you.
Listen in to our amazing show #127 and to all our listeners we want to wish everyone a very happy holiday season!
Return of the Ward! Return of the Ward!!! Once again our paths cross with the myth hunter, Mothman expert, the wizard of weird... the one and only Steve Ward.
Fresh off his time in Point Pleasant WV, Steve Ward stops by the 222 Paranormal Podcast to update us on this year's Mothman Festival and other weird happenings. Steve has years of true field experience, and Steve's knowledge of legends and high weirdness bring an amazing show full of interesting tales from his travels.
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