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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

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Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios

Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios

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United States

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WNYC

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Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios

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English


Episodes

Spooked will RISE Again

6/26/2020
It's never really over... Spooked is a path we walk together. Know this, we return at the end of August, just in time for the Halloween season. Be afraid. Season V will be available exclusively on Luminary. Don't turn out the lights... And if you have a story of your encounter with the other side. We need to know about it. Email us at spooked@snapjudgment.org. Artwork by Teo Ducot

Duration:00:00:54

The Fog

4/3/2020
Blair can’t see his hands in front of his face. He can’t see the ground beneath his feet. He’s not in the dark: he’s in a thick cloud of fog. And then a stranger’s voice emerges from the mist, guiding him… can he trust her? This story comes to us from Australia, the original Upside Down. Thank you, Blair, for sharing your story with Spooked. Produced by Greta Weber, original score by Lauryn Newson Artwork by Sanaa Khan Season IV is ALIVE. Our Spring season has 10 new episodes, each...

Duration:00:26:55

Isabelle

3/13/2020
Betsy keeps seeing a young girl at night in her room. She stands at the end of Betsy’s bed and stares at her. She comes back, over and over: night after night; year after year. Betsy knows she wants something, but she has to figure out what. Thank you, Betsy, for sharing your story with us! Betsy is a #Spooked listener and reached out to us to share her story. If you have a frightening tale you'd like to share, email us: spooked@snapjudgment.org Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by...

Duration:00:34:44

Spooked Season IV Trailer

2/27/2020
A whole new season of Spooked returns Friday the 13th of March. Expect all sorts of scary. And if you haven't learned by now... please, don't turn out the lights! Season IV's episodes will be available on Luminary. Download the Luminary mobile app or go to LuminaryPodcasts.com Be afraid.

Duration:00:00:58

The Trespassers

11/20/2019
When it comes to the supernatural: don’t poke the bear. Don’t kick the hive. Don’t mess around. Because, when it comes to the supernatural: you’re gonna get what’s coming for you. STORIES Kapu If the sign at the mouth of the cave says “kapu,” forbidden, you better take heed. Don’t go searching for trouble. Produced by Greta Weber and Annie Nguyen, original score by Lauryn Newson. The Nunnery Natalie and Alice are au pairs in a town that no one seems to want them in and that doesn’t...

Duration:00:34:31

Lopaka

10/29/2019
Lopaka and his adopted father don’t get along. That is, until forces from beyond the veil intervene. We travel to Hawaii to bring you this very special Spooked tale. Thank you, Lopaka Kapanui for sharing your story with us. Want more stories from Lopaka? Check out the "Mysteries of Hawaii" on his YouTube Channel and website. There's even more ghostly goodness on his blog, Ghosts Next Door. Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Leon Morimoto Artwork by Sanaa Khan Season 3 Episode...

Duration:00:37:59

Iconic

10/10/2019
You know the most haunted places. The houses, the castles, the hotels. And you know the most haunted objects. The mirrors, the necklaces, the dolls. In this episode, we take you to the Stanley Hotel and introduce you to Robert the Doll. STORIES Room 324 A film producer visits one of the most iconic haunted places in the world: The Stanley Hotel. He doesn’t believe in ghosts at all. But he’s about to question reality. A big thanks to Daniel Noah for sharing this story with us. Daniel is...

Duration:00:35:49

Santi

10/3/2019
When Maribel loses her little brother Santi, her very best friend in the world, she learns that love is sometimes stronger than death. We travel to Mexico for this very special Spooked tale. Thank you, Maribel Placencia, from the bottom of our hearts, for sharing your extraordinary story. Big love to you and your family. This story comes to us from our Spooked correspondent, Erick Yañez. Produced by Nancy Lopéz Original Score by Renzo Gorrio Artwork by Sanaa Khan We will have a...

Duration:00:30:52

Portal - Snap Bonus

9/19/2019
Jennifer Percy was just a young graduate student researching PTSD, but the closer she got to understanding the inner workings of one soldier’s trauma, the more she lost her own footing in reality. For more, check out her book: Demon Camp. Producer: Nancy López Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Duration:00:21:10

Sharp Tooth Boy

9/13/2019
Bonnie Blagg and her two friends call for Bloody Mary in the mirror on her dresser during a middle school sleepover. Bonnie thinks nothing of it until a ghost boy with long, sharp, bloody teeth appears in her bedroom every single night after that. Produced by Chris Hambrick Original score by Leon Morimoto Artwork by Sanaa Khan Happy Friday the 13th! There are 26 new episodes of Spooked coming this season each week through Halloween and into a spooky November. To listen to them all,...

Duration:00:30:56

Tales from the Smokehouse

9/5/2019
Cursed cat bones. Dead dogs. A haunted pond. Master storyteller Todd Narron is our tour guide as we explore the mysterious, spooky American South. Todd’s memoir is Country Stories of Ghosts and Bad Men. STORIES "Barbara Nichols Pond" Ever since a little girl died a watery death, the kids in Johnston County steer clear of the pond. Years later, Todd thinks that she might just be avenging her untimely end. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score: Renzo Gorrio "The Cat Bone Curse" Todd’s...

Duration:00:27:58

Mrs. Hagstrom

8/29/2019
When supernatural forces come for her kids, Curtis’s mom stands strong. Mrs. Hagstrom may be the meanest Spooked ghost yet. Don't listen alone... Curtis’s memoir is Shadow of Fear. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score: Leon Morimoto Artwork by: Sanaa Khan Season III has RISEN! There are 26 new episodes of Spooked coming this season each week through Halloween and into a spooky November. To listen to them all, download the Luminary mobile app or go to LuminaryPodcasts.com. Season 3...

Duration:00:28:51

The Thin Place

8/22/2019
Martin is a paramedic. He has a gift for saving peoples' lives. He also has another, darker, gift--one that he doesn’t want to use. Thank you, Martin, for sharing your story with us. Martin is a longtime Spooked listener. Produced by: Eliza Smith Original Score: Renzo Gorrio Artwork by: Sanaa Khan Season III is ALIVE!! There are 26 new episodes of Spooked coming this season each week through Halloween and into a spooky November. To listen to them all, download the Luminary mobile app or...

Duration:00:30:44

Spooked Season III Trailer

8/14/2019
Spooked Season III is upon us! It’s bigger, badder, and scarier than ever. We’ve got new episodes with terrifying tales to keep you up at night... The first episode drops next week, Thursday, 8/22/19. Don't listen alone... All 26 episodes will be available on Luminary. Download the Luminary mobile app or go to LuminaryPodcasts.com

Duration:00:02:01

The Night Whistler

10/25/2018
Cheryl and her kids move into a new home, and notice a mysterious presence. First they pretend it doesn’t exist. Then, they try to befriend it. And finally, they run from it. Cheryl’s memoir is Hot Dog Wars, Family Skeletons, and a Ghost. Producer: Erika Lantz Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:30:31

The Intruders

10/23/2018
La Posada What happens when great-great-granddaughter of one of America’s most famous ghosts goes looking for answers? Find out more about the ghost and the life of Julia Staab in Hannah’s book American Ghost. Producer: Anna Sussman and Hannah Nordhaus. Original Score: Renzo Gorrio You’re Gonna Get Scratched Alex, Ryan, and AJ break into an abandoned house… and realized the place was never truly vacated. This story was produced by Josh Swartz and the rest of the team at Endless...

Duration:00:37:55

Under The Stairs

10/19/2018
The Basement: When one of Daniel’s kids started seeing ghosts, he was scared. When two of his kids started seeing ghosts, he was petrified. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score: Leon Morimoto Under the Stairs: Mido discovers that the former tenants of her apartment left some breadcrumbs behind. Producer: John Fecile Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:37:02

Skagway

10/17/2018
Skagway is a tiny, remote town in Alaska. The population of living souls hovers around 1,000. And by all accounts, there may be just as many souls stuck behind, haunting the place. Frances: Cori suspects she’s got a second roommate who she can’t see, and who may very well be contacting her from beyond the veil. Lydia: The wait staff at the Red Onion Saloon in Skagway, Alaska uncover the tragic story of their notorious ghost, Lydia. Producer: Eliza Smith Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:30:23

Holy Ghost

10/11/2018
The Possession: When Sara falls into a near-coma, her grandmother calls on a coven of witches to ward off the evil forces ensnaring her. Producer: Sara Finnerty And Katya Apekina Original Score: Renzo Gorrio The Healing: Paul Templer almost died as a child, but he was saved by a seemingly magical woman. Now, he’s hoping to save someone very special to him from the same fate. Producer: Erika Lantz Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:36:27

Ghost Town

10/4/2018
The Mine: California is gold country. Gold miner Shannon Poe has been in a lot of scary situations. He’s run headlong towards a cougar, fallen out of trees, and been caught in a shootout. But nothing quite compares to what he experienced in an abandoned gold mine last fall. See the Ghost Mine video here and here. Producer: Adizah Eghan Original Score: Leon Morimoto The Mission: An empty old church. An open door. A sight no one will believe. Jenni realizes that history is still very much...

Duration:00:31:21