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Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!

Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!

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United States

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Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!

Language:

English


Episodes

Christine's News Network and a Confused Conflagration

7/5/2020
Join us this week as Em continues to sit on their throne and Christine continues to project into the studio like the great Oz! Em takes us to Manila this week for the wild and vanishing story of Cornelio Closa and his potential alien encounters. Then Christine covers the heartbreaking and extremely recent murder of Dominique Fells in Philadelphia. If you have any information or want to donate to organizations protecting Black trans lives, please see the links below. Also, please normalize...

Duration:01:19:56

Listener Stories: Vol. 42

7/1/2020
Get ready... because this July we just might be astral projecting to the Cheesecake Factory! Join us for some Goose-Cam inducing astral projection stories that range from sending childhood messages about puppies to warding off faceless nightmare demons. We also learn about narcolepsy and sleepless hallucinations. And send us your synchronicity stories for August! And that's why we drink!

Duration:00:46:31

Gio's Burner Phone and a Very Slow Steamship Tour

6/28/2020
Yuck... we mean congratulations! This week we're reliving the glory days of our digital child Chremmett (Chremit?) and 4am sleepover madness. Em then covers the Pittsburgh Congelier House, which may or may not be debunked but the lore is still alive in everyone's hearts. Then Christine takes us to Ventura, California with the abduction and murder of Sherri Dally. Also, is Hell a lot closer than we think?... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support...

Duration:01:40:05

A Cheesecake Business Meeting and a Pop Up Seance Night Club

6/21/2020
Our husks are here to stay this week! We've got another jam-packed episode with Em covering the Watseka Wonder, either a possession or possibly the product of a childhood crush. Then Christine covers the complicated and tragic case of Kendrick Johnson and the many angles and mishandlings involved with the case. We also recap some extremely stressful gift exchanges... and that's why we eat cheesecake! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Join Thrive Market today and get...

Duration:02:08:29

A Ruined Candy Crush Score and a Birthday Jimmy Buffett

6/14/2020
We're ruining both penguins and clubs in this week's jam-packed episode! Em brings us the history of the hacker group Anonymous and Christine covers the murder of April Kauffman. And we just might have to come to terms with not being the "ideal Jersey Shore power couple"... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Go to HelloFresh.com/60drink and use code 60drink to get $60 off your first three weeks! Get a 4-week trial PLUS free postage AND a...

Duration:02:42:33

Podcast Blackout

6/7/2020
In light of this week’s demonstrations against racial violence and police brutality in America, it did not feel right for us to disregard the current climate and post an episode of ATWWD. Instead, as white folks, we feel it’s time to step out of frame and listen, learn, and absorb from Black voices, before taking action. Instead, And That’s Why We Drink has decided, alongside several other podcasts, to participate in the Podcast Blackout in support of and in solidarity with this week’s...

Duration:00:01:26

Listener Stories: Volume 41

6/1/2020
Happy birthday month to us! And to all you fellow Geminis out there. We've got some fun and spooky birthday-themed stories including a birthday cake curse and a dream visitation from an Oma that makes us cry and gets us reminiscing about our own paranormal grandparent encounters. We're such fruity arachnids... and that's why we drink!

Duration:00:56:03

A Diamond in the Wall and Untarnished Vibes

5/31/2020
We're going full rhombus this week, everyone! We've got some life announcements and some wild stories as Em takes us back into the world of Harry Prices with the story of the Séance of Rosalie. Then Christine covers the intense and gruesome story of Michelle Knotek. It only gets worse from here... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Use coupon code DRINK for $10 off your first box at fabfitfun.com! Visit Audible.com/drink or text drink to...

Duration:02:02:26

Introducing Hope in Darkness

5/27/2020
In June 2016, American Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela to get married. As part of a crackdown on crime under the government of Nicolás Maduro, he and his wife were suddenly rounded up and taken to El Helicoide, a now-infamous prison in the heart of Caracas, known for torture, physical violence and overcrowding. They would spend the next two years there. With the help of journalist Becky Bruce, Josh tells the story of how they managed to find Hope in Darkness. Subscribe today:...

Duration:00:10:39

Mongoose Cam and a New Gemini Icon

5/24/2020
Be sure to watch your chickens this week because Gef the Gemini, oh and spectral, Mongoose just might come after them! Em takes us all the way to the Isle of Man for the wild story of Gef the Mongoose in the second part of their series on the life of Harry Price. Then Christine covers the highly debated Smiley Face Killings and we consider just how ancient smiley face graffiti may actually be. We're also feeling pretty dragged by this 80 year old mongoose and his Gemini ways... and that's...

Duration:01:50:46

The Paranormal Cinematic Universe and a Cosmopolitan Globetrotter

5/17/2020
Everything happens for a reason... especially when you want an orange lava burst juice box! We're back on our game this week and, with the exception of 6 minutes where Em's face freezes for no earthly reason (we're so sorry), we've got video for you again (check out our YouTube page here)! We're bringing you some intense and layered stories this week with the history of Harry Price, the first official ghost hunter! Then Christine takes us to Bethesda, Maryland and the home of the yacht club...

Duration:01:48:15

A Vegetarian Lake Monster and a Proud Consumptive

5/10/2020
"Pour one out for Michael Scott, Juniper and Em's computer! We attempted to up our game and record video this week and accidentally crashed Em's computer... oops! But that only means we get the chance to release the audio from one of our favorite live shows: Minneapolis at the beautiful Varsity Theater! Sit back, relax and get your drinks ready while we tell you the tales of Pepie the monster of Lake Pepin. He's either the size of a leg, an elephant or 20 feet, we're not exactly sure. Then...

Duration:01:11:10

A La Croix Lobotomy and a Big Golden Eye

5/3/2020
Let there be fun! We've got a wild ride for you this week as we virtually travel to the southern hemisphere. First Em covers the extremely haunted and messed up Aradale Mental Hospital in Australia. Then Christine takes us over to New Zealand for the also extremely messed up Bain Family murders in Dunedin. We're also pretty sure there's a dancing candelabra involved in both... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Explore your creativity and get 2...

Duration:01:58:45

Listener Stories: Vol. 40

5/1/2020
Happy May, boozers and shakers! Get ready to white knuckle and buckle because it's the last month before Gemini season starts and we're already trying to figure out how to send gift-giving drones to each other. These last few months might have looked an awful lot like our own homes but that doesn't mean we can't spike our dopamine levels with some spooky stories! We've got a "date from Nopesville", a Scientology encounter and some haunted elevators and dorm rooms. And be sure to stay til the...

Duration:00:47:45

An Uncooked Goose and a B-Side Conspiracy

4/26/2020
Have you eaten the uncooked goose? Don't worry, we'll let you know! This week Em takes us into the realm of reincarnation, past lives and ancient Egypt with the story of Dorothy Louise Eady or Omm Sety. Then Christine takes us to the mountains of Malibu for the upsetting and extremely frustrating case of Mitrice Richardson. We'd suggest listening to some Faith Hill or thinking about past lives before bed to de-stress... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that...

Duration:01:48:38

Lemuria Studios and a Tarantula Millionaire

4/19/2020
Clothing is a construct this week! Join us for part two of Em's dive into Mount Shasta and the world of the Lemurians, where we discover an alien melting pot! Then Christine covers the devastating cold case of the disappearance of Nancy Moyer. We're also getting real about quarantine feelings and Animal Crossing economics... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Try 5 pairs of glasses at home for free at warbyparker.com/drink Get 10% off your...

Duration:01:41:46

The 69th Chakra and a Paranormal Insurance Family Plan Bundle

4/12/2020
Would the Teletubbies advise that? If so, maybe don't do it. Those are the words we live by now. We've got a super mystic episode for you today because we accidentally coordinated alien cult stories! Em covers the history of the paranormal hot spot Mount Shasta in California. Then Christine takes on the infamous Heaven's Gate cult! Unrelatedly, can someone please help us bundle a paranormal insurance family plan? And that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support...

Duration:01:59:29

Banjo-less Banjo Lessons and Toddlers Learning How to Podcast

4/5/2020
Do objects just show up in your hands for no reason? Then you might be a Thornton! This week Em covers the spooky Thornton Heath Poltergeist and Christine takes us deep into the mysterious and tragic murder of Lindsay Buziak. We're also ready for some quarantine banjo lessons... and that's why we drink! Please consider supporting the companies that support us! Take two minutes - right now – to see how much you can save on your car and homeowners insurance! Go to Gabi.com/DRINK For 30% off...

Duration:01:21:59

Listener Stories: Vol. 39

4/1/2020
Happy Day of the Fools! We completely forgot to do anything to fool you... or did we?! Is it too late to get Blaise and Allison to do the episode for us?? We do at least have a wild array of listener stories for you, everything from a murderer sleeping in a listener's bed to a wildly suspicious barn fire to the ultimate walk of shame... and that's why we drink! Please support the companies that support us! Go to felixgrayglasses.com/DRINK for the absolute best quality blue light filtering...

Duration:00:34:59

Chaotic Riffing and Noodles All The Way To The Top

3/29/2020
Get ready for some whimsical, self-isolation chaos today! We're recording from afar for one of the first times ever and it's noodles all the way to the top! This week Em's helping us celebrate Alien Abduction Day a little late (March 20th) with the story of the many and frequent abductions of the UK's Hilary Porter. Then Christine brings us the heartbreaking story of the disappearance of Anthonette Cayedito and the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. We can all help...

Duration:01:20:40