Podcast

Unspookable

Unspookable is a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian discusses such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. Are you Unspookable? (Recommended for ages 8+)

Episodes

  • Episode 13: Zombies

    Oct 15 2019

    Stories of the walking dead permeate many cultures, but have you ever wondered if zombies could actually exist? On the new season of Unspookable we'll look at this and the origins of some of the most famous monsters that just may or may not be real. Host: Elise ParisianWritten by: Ellenor Riley-ConditCreated, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFortMusic Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.myportfolio.comEpisode Artwork: Sarah Stitc...more

  • Episode 12: Momo & Media Literacy

    Sep 10 2019

    On the season conclusion of the family friendly Unspookable we look at the phenomenon of Momo. Why did this creepy sculpture go viral? What is the responsibility of the media in reporting these viral scares? And how can we protect ourselves from falling victim to these hoaxes? For media literacy resources for the whole family, please see our links below.Host: Elise ParisianWritten by: Ellenor Riley-ConditCreated, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFortMusic Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https:/...more

  • Episode 11: Sasquatch

    Sep 03 2019

    Have you ever wondered what lives beyond the borders of the civilized world ? What do you picture living in the forests and mountains? Some claim there is a missing link between humans and our ancestors that still dwell in these parts and on today's episode we are going to learn about this creature. Today we look at the mysteries of The Sasquatch. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://w...more

  • Episode 10: Friday the 13th

    Aug 27 2019

    Do you believe in luck? Do you think you're lucky or unlucky? Do you believe that there are certain days that are more prone to unlucky occurrences? In this episode we explore the origins, history, and superstition surrounding Friday the 13th. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.myportfolio.com Episode Artwork: Sarah Stitch...more

  • Episode 9: Fairies

    Aug 20 2019

    Fairies are nothing to be afraid of, right? Well, if all you know are Tinker Bell, fairy godmothers, and the Tooth Fairy, you’re going to want to hear this episode. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.myportfolio.com Episode Artwork: Sarah Stitches https://www.instagram.com/sickyll/?hl=en You can find Unspookable on Twitter...more

  • Episode 8: Werewolves

    Aug 13 2019

    Many of us are drawn to the beauty of the full moon, but for some the moon can be a symbol of transformation. On this episode of Unspookable we look at our obsession with werewolves and human transfiguration throughout history. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.myportfolio.com Episode Artwork: Sarah Stitches https://www.i...more

  • Episode 7: Mermaids

    Aug 06 2019

    Do you believe in mermaids? When you picture them, what do you imagine? The idea of a part human, part fish creature is as old as human's search for answers in the deep blue see. In this episode we will show there is much more to these stories than you or even Hans Christian Anderson could fathom. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http:/...more

  • Bonus Holiday Episode: Krampus

    Dec 18 2018

    For those of us who have been good all year the holidays are a time for celebration and gifts... but, for for those of us who have been naughty, we may have a half goat, half demon visitor waiting to steal us away. What's that, cheery soul? Not familiar? Well then, let's tell you a little more about Krampus. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.je...more

  • Episode 6: Slender Man

    Nov 20 2018

    Stories of the boogeyman exist in almost every culture and take on as many unique forms as the human imagination can come up with. On this episode we'll talk about one of the most famous recent incarnations of this legend: Slender Man. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.myportfolio.com S...more

  • Episode 5: Tarot Cards

    Nov 13 2018

    Most of us are familiar with tarot cards in some way. We've seen them in movies, maybe even played with them, but what are tarot cards? Are they magical? Can they tell the future? We'll look at all of that and more on this episode of Unspookable. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.mypor...more

  • Episode 4: Hanako-san and other School Spirits

    Nov 06 2018

    Going to school can be a nerve-racking experience . There are constant considerations of homework, tests, and social dynamics, but what if you also had to worry about...ghosts. On this episode of Unspookable we dive into the legends of spirits specifically tied to places of learning. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by...more

  • Episode 3: Ouija Board

    Oct 30 2018

    What if we told you there was a board game that would let you talk to the dead? Would you try it? On this episode of Unspookable we'll talk about the unlikely history of one of America's favorite pastimes...the Ouija Board. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com/ Logo by: Natalie Khuen http://nataliek.myportfolio.com Special thank...more

  • Episode 2: The Charlie Charlie Challenge

    Oct 23 2018

    Charlie, Charlie, are you there? Even if you don't know it by it's Americanized name, most of us have seen some version of the supernatural two-pencilled balancing act that is the #CharlieCharlieChallenge. On this episode of Unspookable we look beyond the hashtags and YouTube reaction videos to get to the truth about Charlie. Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Direction and Composition: Jesse ...more

  • Episode 1: Bloody Mary

    Oct 17 2018

    Have you ever tried to summon Bloody Mary? Do you think she was a real person? Or is she a just ghost story told to scare us? In the first episode of Unspookable we dive into the legend, the history, and the science behind this ritual to try to understand what is so tempting about looking into a darkened mirror and calling out "Bloody Mary." Host: Elise Parisian Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit with Elise Parisian and Nate DuFort Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort Music Directio...more

  • Unspookable Trailer

    Oct 09 2018

    Unspookable is a family friendly look at the the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Every week host Elise Parisian discusses such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. Are you Unspookable? (Recommended for ages 8+)