Bizarre States (general)

No Bowser this week so Jess is joined by a special guest you're very familiar with...Aristotle! They talk about a haunted tower in London, listener stories and answer questions from chat!

Direct download: bs139_aristotle.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined by a very special guest, Dr. Steven Greer. They talk about Dr. Greer's book/documentary Unacknowledged, Weird of The Week and a listener story!

Direct download: bs138_greer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Jess and Bowser are back for a “hostful” to talk about the Zillow nightmare house, the human eating deer and questions from chat!

WARNING: S-TOWN SPOILERS!

Direct download: bs137_habitual.mp3
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Its just Jess and Bowser this week to talk flushing ashes in baseball stadiums, female dragonflies faking their death and spontaneous combustion!

Direct download: bs136_combustion.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined this week by Tricia Carr! They talk Harry Styles, semen smuggling and Tricia’s work as an animal communicator!

Direct download: bs135_tricia.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are back for a traditional episode with just the 2 of them! They talk about beercycling, Government psychic experiments and if smelling farts is good for your health.

Direct download: bs134_fart.mp3
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This week Jess and Bowser are joined by returning guest and friend of the show, Erika Lewis! They talk about her new book Game of Shadows, her love of Ireland, and Poop Corner!

Direct download: bs133_erika_lewis.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined this week by psychic Chris Medina! They talk about the return of the watcher, Chris does a reading of Bowser and Jess, and Jess reads the first email that the show got!

Direct download: bs132_medina.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined by Stephen Johnson! They talk about your new pet fur watch, Bella Lugosi's mansion and the Synanon cult!

Direct download: bs131_seven_johnson.mp3
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No Jess this week but Bowser is joined by the Ghost Brothers! Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey talk about a testicle festival, the Evil Within and the Ghost Brothers, Fridays at 10 PM on TLC!

Direct download: bs130_ghost_brothers.mp3
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Jessica and Bowser are joined by Greg Newkirk and Dana Matthews of Weird HQ! Greg and Dana were kind enough to bring some artifacts from The Traveling Museum of The Paranormal and The Occult!

 

 

Direct download: bs129_weird.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are back this week to talk about the woman who poisoned her husband to not have sex, the town of Dildo and Bowser comes clean about a hoverboard mystery!

Direct download: bs128_dildo.mp3
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Bowser is hosting solo again but is joined by Olivia Taylor Dudley! They discuss coffin clubs, body found at the Magic Castle and demon toys!

Direct download: bs127_olivia_dudley.mp3
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Bowser is joined by special guest Ted Raimi to discuss some Weird of the Week, Ted's career and read a listener story!

Direct download: bs126_ted_raimi.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined by special guest Karyn Kusama (The Invitation, XX)! They talk all about her films and the horror genre, another case of rectum smuggling, murder text and listener stories!

Direct download: bs125_kusama.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are back this week to talk about the gold butt smuggler, a long lost continent and Beware The Slenderman on HBO! 

Want more Bizarre States? You can watch Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser record their podcast episodes live Wednesdays at 4pm PST on Alpha and YouTube, or catch up on all the episodes you missed on Alpha.

Direct download: bs124_slenderman.mp3
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Andrew and Jess are joined by a special guest, Peter Von Puttkamer! They talk about the slender man, sasquatch and Bowser has gifts!

Direct download: bs123_squatch.mp3
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Jessica is joined by Nerdist's very own Alicia Lutes! They talk about the dildo bandit, the man with the 19" penis, Japanties USA and ALIENS!

Direct download: bs122_alicia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Bowser and Jess are back this week with "Welcome to Poo Corner", weird Detroit stories, #japanty and Chobot's ghost town trip!

Note: There is a buzz in this episode 

Direct download: bs121_poop.mp3
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To celebrate Friday The 13th, Jess and Bowser are joined by Brad Meltzer to talk about ALL THE CONSPIRACY THEORIES!

Direct download: bs120_13th.mp3
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No guest this week which means we get some awesome butt stories, ghost prince, the Chilean UFO and listener stories!

Direct download: bs119_angels.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are kicking off 2017 with Todd Luoto and Jon Frechette! They start with preshow poop/swear stories, Charles Manson, Sinbad and the story of Polybius!

Direct download: bs117_polybius.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23am PDT

Jess is back! Bowser talks about a truely depressing documentary and then Jess delves into the NASA Challeneger cover-up!

Originally aired 2/4/16

Direct download: NASAs_Cover-up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Jess and Bowser are joined by Dem Squatch boiZ, Mike Shaw and Michael Leffler. We get Squatch updates, a ghost love triangle, the black Dahlia house and listener stories!

Direct download: bs116_squatch.mp3
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Karen Rontowski joins Bowser and Jess to give them a tarot reading, talk about her paranormal experiences, monks mound and listener stories!

Direct download: bs115_karen.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are joined by the hosts of The Boogie Monster podcast, Kyle Kinane & Dave Stone! They have an update on Japan's pizza delivering reindeer, the bionic penis, magician wars and listener stories!

Direct download: bs114_kyle_dave.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Jess is back from her holiday get away and is joined by TWO special guests! Taking over for Bowser this episode is Nerdist Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Heine! Rachel adn Jess are also joined by David Chontos, director of Psyop VR, to play Kismet!

Direct download: bs113_rachel_david.mp3
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Jessica and Bowser are away for Thanksgiving so we decided to run an old classic with Ptolemy Slocum who you can now see on HBO's Westworld

Special guest, Ptolemy Slocum, goes over the recent Jack the Ripper discovery with Bizarre States and shares some unnerving stories of the unknown.

Originally aired 9/11/14

Direct download: Jack_the_Ripper_with_Ptolemy_Slocum.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined by one of our favorites, Jin Kelley! They talk about a newly discovered ship graveyard, hop pot and the Rake!

Direct download: bs111_rake1.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are back this week to talk about a mysterious noise in Alaska, an update on Robert Durst and Tiki Surf Witches!

Direct download: bs110_tiki.mp3
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Jess is Bowser-less this week so she’s joined by Brandon Winfrey. Brandon talks about his Ouija board experience which leads to Jess’ dive into the Led Zeppelin curse!

NOTE: There is a buzz for the first few minutes

Direct download: bs109_brandon_winfrey.mp3
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Jess and Bowser celebrate halloween with updates from the clown corner, Charlie The Choo Choo, the Bermuda Triangle and listener stories!

Direct download: bs108_halloween.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This week's episode was recorded in Bowser's actual backyard! Jessica demonstrates how to make a sigil!

Subscribe to Nerdist on Twitch to catch Bizarre States live every Wednesday at 4!

Direct download: bs107_backyard.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Its a special Live episode from the LA Podcast Pestival with Jonny Loquasto!

Direct download: bs106_lapodfest.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Elizabeth De Razzo (The Greasy Strangler, Eastbound & Down) joins Jess and Bowser to talk abour her experience at The Stanley Hotel, clown update, the Winchester discovery and listener mail!

Direct download: bs105_nature.mp3
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Bowser and Jessica are joined by a very special guest, Dylan Thuras! Dylan is a founder of Atlas Obscura and one of the writers of Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders.

Direct download: bs104_atlas.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are back with a special guest! Josh Gates of Expedition Unknown! They talk about the most recent clown news, mothman vs goatman and Josh's hunt for the Yeti!

Subscribe to Nerdist on Twitch to catch Bizarre States live every wednesday at 4!

Direct download: bs103_josh_gates.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Thats right! Jonny Loquasto is back on the show to talk about his trip to Iraq, Bowser talks about some hometown clowns and Jess gives some book recommendations!

Direct download: bs102_jonny_lo.mp3
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Bowser and ChoBLOOD are back to talk about a haunted ouija board, fecal vomiting, Jess' clown picture and Listener Stories!

Direct download: bs101_ouija.mp3
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ITS HERE! 100 episodes of Bizarre States! Join Bowser and Jess as they talk about a stolen ghost, a group of clowns and a mysterious package!

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Direct download: bs100_100.mp3
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Chobot is flying Bowser-less this week but is joined by special guest, Jin Kelley. They dive into the world of the Michigan Dogman!

Subscribe to Nerdist on Twitch to catch Bizarre States live every Wednesday at 4!

Direct download: bs99_dogman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

A strange object found near Jupiter, mysticore, frogmen. All this and more on this episode of Bizarre States!

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Direct download: bs98_juicing.mp3
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Bowser and Jess talk some Weird of The Week, Skype with author Rob Gutro and Bowser has some EPIC Backyard News!

Catch Bizarre States Live every Wednesday at 4 on Twitch!

Direct download: bs97_pets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:20am PDT

In this special bonus episode, Bowser sits down with Gus Krieger, the writer/director of The Binding and its two stars Amy Gumenick and Josh Heisler!

You can buy The Binding on BluRay now!

Direct download: bs96_binding.mp3
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Bizarre States' first live stream on Twitch! Jess and Bowser went live to talk about Michigan's Pompeii, the Belair mansion and some listener stories!

Direct download: bs95_twitch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22am PDT

Bowser is sick this week so Jess flys solo to tell us some Weird of The Week, listener stories and Aristotle briefly talks about his trip to LACMA's Guillermo Del Toro Exhibit.

Direct download: bs94_death_island.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are joined by Nick Groff on this special live episode from SDCC16!

Direct download: bs93_live_sdcc.mp3
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This week Jessica and Bowser talk about smoking human brain, the NASA live stream and listener mail!

Direct download: bs92_nasa.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are back this week to talk about a massive telescope in China, Pokemon Go, Gloomy Sunday and listener mail!

Direct download: bs91_gloomy_monday.mp3
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This week Bowser and Jess are joined by Nerdist coworker Jason Nguyen to tell us a strange tale about his friend Chaz!

Direct download: bs90_chaz.mp3
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Jess is solo this week (kind of, Aristotle is there!) to talk about translucent frogs, Browser the cat, Roanoke colonist and lots of listener mail!

Direct download: bs89_roanoke.mp3
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Jess is back from E3! She and Bowser talk about The Conjuring 2 and the true story behind it! They also have Backyard News, Weird of The Week and listener stories! 

Direct download: bs88_e3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Bowser is solo this week with an update on the haunted mirror from last week, some backyard news and is then joined by Stephanie Ritter to tell us about her time with Paul...

Direct download: bs87_stephanie_ritter.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are joined by Brian Foster from Legendary to talk about growing up with the paranormal, his documentary and weird of the week!

Direct download: bs86_brian_foster.mp3
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Jessica (The She-Wolf of Nerdist) and Bowser (Sir Rudolph Tinklebottoms the 4th) are back this week to talk about the Secret Lives of Human Pups, a spooky photo taken at Queen Isabella's castle and Jessica's trip to San Luis Obispo and the pyramid mausoleum!

Direct download: bs85_godincidence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Bowser and Jess are joined by Ben Simms to hear about his paranormal experience in his college home! Also, Weird of The Week, listener stories and Bowser's search for Hentai!

Direct download: bs84_hentai.mp3
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Bowser and Jess are back this week to talk about Old Stinker, an update on the grave in the middle of the road, Christopher Columbus and listener stories!

Direct download: bs83_blood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Jessica and Bowser are back to talk about Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming exhibit, the 15 year-old that found a lost mayan city and listener mail!

Direct download: bs82_temple.mp3
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Bowser and Jessica are back to talk about the grave that could'nt be moved, Onyx's interaction with Robert Englund and listener mail!

Direct download: bs81_englund.mp3
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Todd Stashwick (12 Monkeys) joins Jessica and Bowser on their second live stream to talk about the Pope Lick monster, ancient aliens and more!

Direct download: bs80_live_stream2.mp3
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This week is another one of those special treats, a Bowser solo! Except this time he is joined by Kristian Bruun (Orphan Black) to talk about his paranormal experience and movies!

Direct download: bs79_kristian_bruun.mp3
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Bowser and Jessica by fellow Nerdist employee, Johnny Wickham, to talk about his grandfather's statues and Bowser talks about his time in Hawaii!

Direct download: bs78_wickham.mp3
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Jessica talks about her deep dive into Dark Pinterest, Bowser tells the story of the 9 year-old reporter and listener stories!

Direct download: bs77_dark_pinterest.mp3
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Bowser and Jessica talk aout the recent listing of the Silver Lake Murder House, Hilary Clinton opening the UFO files and listener mail!

Direct download: bs76_real_estate.mp3
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This week, Chobot and Bowser talk a good amount about their privates, Welcome to Hell blog and listener mail.

Direct download: bs75_hell.mp3
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This week Bowser and Jessica are back to talk about The Grave of The Female Stranger, a haunted Toys"R"Us and listener mail!

Direct download: bs74_female_stranger.mp3
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This is the audio from our very first live stream with paranormal investigator, Susan Slaughter!

Direct download: bs73_live_stream.mp3
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This week Jessica and Bowser are joined by Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman, hosts of Destination America’s new show Paranormal Lockdown!

Direct download: bs72_nick_katrina.mp3
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Jessica and Bowser talk about Apollo 11 astronauts hearing music in space, the Kalamazoo killer and Meriwether Lewis' suicide!

Direct download: bs71_space_music.mp3
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Bowser and Jessica couldn't find time this week for an episode because they're both sick! So they've decided to put out a classic!

Mike Shaw & Michael Leffler bring their Bigfoot Manifesto and troll the BFRO.

Direct download: bs70_shaw_leffler.mp3
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This week Jess and Bowser discuss the theory behind Making A Murderer and the haunted house in Indiana!

Direct download: bs69_ed_edward.mp3
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Jess is back! Bowser talks about a truely depressing documentary and then Jess delves into the NASA Challeneger cover-up!

Direct download: bs68_nasa.mp3
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Bowser is solo again this week! He goes through the history of cat funerals, goes on a rant about Sundance and reads listener stories!

Direct download: bs67_cat_funerals.mp3
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This week, Bowser goes solo! We’ve got an update on Bowser’s backyard news, ghost pizza, horror movie reviews and listener mail!

Direct download: bs66_solo.mp3
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Jonny Loquasto is back with more EVPs and chats with Jessica and Bowser about ghost cats, Grimm Reaper sightings and haunted places in LA!

Direct download: bs65_jonny_lo.mp3
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Happy New Year! Jessica and Bowser are back for the first episode of 2016 where they talk about elevator accidents, Making A Murderer (SPOILERS), and backyard news!

 

Direct download: bs64_new_year.mp3
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In this holiday special, Chobot explains the history of Christmas!

Direct download: bs63_xmas.mp3
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This week Bowser has some unfortunate backyard news but then gets into Kentucky Goblins, odd mishaps in time and of course, listener mail!

Direct download: bs62_time_travel.mp3
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Jess is back running solo this week! She talks ghost ships and the Metal Library!

Direct download: bs61_library.mp3
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Bowser is back in solo mode so he's invited Makayla Lynn to talk about her experience in the paranormal!

If you don't want to hear Bowser's Back Yard News, skip to 10:43.

Direct download: bs60_makayla.mp3
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Jess and Bowser are finally back together to talk backyard news, true crime and the Black Knight Satellite!

Direct download: bs59_black_knight_satellite.mp3
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Jessica goes solo this episode to talk about that "rocket" over LA, Fallout 4 and the haunted Gunter Hotel!

Direct download: bs58_gunter.mp3
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Bowser is solo this week so it's CATS CATS CATS! Just kidding. Bowser compares 2 recent horror reboots Curse of Chucky and Ash VS Evil Dead in this spooky horror-movie themed edition of Bizarre States!

Direct download: bs57_solo.mp3
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Bowser sits down with Danny Montgomery, host of Welcome to Deadcast, to talk about their Poltergeist experience, Goosebumps, and Creep LA!

Direct download: bs56_danny_montgomery.mp3
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Bizarre States Presents: Other People's Paranormal! Listener stories read in a spooky new way!

Direct download: bs55_opp.mp3
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This week, Jessica is back with MORE of your stories! Aliens! Dolls! Ghosts!

Direct download: bs54_listener_stories.mp3
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Bowser talks about his Poltergeist experience and Chobot reads listener mail!

Direct download: bs53_listener.mp3
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This week, Jess runs down her Jack The Ripper experience and Bowser talk House Mother!

Direct download: bs52_jack_the_ripper.mp3
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This is the second episode in the Bizarre States Classic series where we will be revisting great episodes from the past!

Direct download: bs51_classic2.mp3
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This week Jessica and Bowser talk about the discovery of a human ancestor, a magic statue boner and listener mail!

Direct download: bs50_boner.mp3
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This week, Jessica is joined by Mark Alan Miller (Seraphim Films) to talk about the Stanley Hotel, Dismaland and Clive Barker art coming to life!

Direct download: bs49_mark_miller.mp3
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This week, Bowser is running solo and has some backyard news! Also, can you marry the dead? And how can I turn my pet into a werewolf? All on this weeks episode!

Direct download: bs48_bowser.mp3
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Two great tastes that taste great together? Make-up and Hauntings. Annamarie Tendler Mulaney talks about her new Smart Girls show The Other Side.

Direct download: bs47_annamarie_tendler.mp3
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Mike Shaw & Michael Leffler bring their Bigfoot Manifesto and troll the BFRO.

Direct download: bs46_shaw_leffler.mp3
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Bizarre States sits down with Chris Sanders from My Ghost Story and talks “Creepy Sleep”

Direct download: bs45_chris_sanders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Tuna and Trains. Need we say more?

 

Direct download: bs44_tuna.mp3
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How were The Berenstain Bears key figures in a parallel universe switch-a-roo? Find out in todays episode!

Direct download: bs43_berenstain.mp3
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Chobot stumbles into some "non-practical" magic and Bowser bursts our cryptozoological bubble on Weird of the Week.

Direct download: bs42_shrine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Bizarre States First Ever Panel at San Diego Comic Con 2015! Ashley Troub, Jovenshire and Jonny Loquasto join us on stage at the Horton Grand Theater!

 

Direct download: bs41_sdcc.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This is the first in the Bizarre States Classic series where we will be revisting great episodes from the past!

Direct download: bs40_classic1.mp3
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