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. New season coming September 2020. (Recommended for ages 8+)

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episode 27: Introducing: REACH A Space Podcast for Kids


This week Unspookable presents REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach...


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 2020-06-23  29m
 
 

episode 26: Episode 24: Kraken


Did you know that more than eighty percent of our ocean is unexplored? Is that why just thinking of the oceans vastness leaves some of us feeling uneasy? Or is it something more? What lurks in its dark, unmapped depths? We look to uncover this mystery and more as we discuss the Kraken on this episode of Unspookable.


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 2020-06-16  22m
 
 

episode 25: Episode 23: Mothman


Have you ever heard a story that left you wondering whether or not it was true? Have you ever wondered how some local legends became legends in the first place? We'll look at one of these stories and the actions that amplified it as we discuss the Mothman on this episode of Unspookable.


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 2020-06-09  21m
 
 

episode 24: Episode 22: Centaurs


Greek mythology is full of amazing characters and creatures, but maybe none so much as those that share both human and animal characteristics. What can those that have one foot in one world and one foot in another teach us about ourselves? We will look back at Centaurs, Minotaurs, Pan, and more on this episode of Unspookable.


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 2020-06-02  21m
 
 

episode 23: Episode 21: Unicorns


When you think of a Unicorn, what words come to mind? Beautiful? Gentle? Majestic? What if we told you that our current perception was a recent phenomenon and that history may tell a very different tale of this amazing creature. On this episode of Unspookable we track over 2000 years of Unicorn lore to get to the bottom of its origins.


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 2020-05-26  20m
 
 

episode 22: Episode 20: Chupacabra


Have you ever heard of a Chupacabra? Legends of this creature that attack goats and other livestock exist in Puerto Rico, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, and the American southwest. On this episode of Unspookable we look to uncover the origins of these legends and the thoughts that aid in shaping our fears.


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 2020-05-19  20m
 
 

episode 21: Episode 19: Dragons


How are stories created? What makes a story worth sharing? Would you be surprised to find out that people are telling the same stories all over the world? That's certainly the case with this week's topic of Dragons. Dragons exist in stories dating all of the way back to the beginnings of recorded history and on this episode of Unspookable we set out to answer why.


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 2020-05-12  20m
 
 

episode 20: Bonus: The Black Plague and the history of pandemics


On this special episode of Unspookable we look back at The Black Plague and other historical pandemics to see how working together and trusting science can help in times of confusion. We also hear from our child contributors who discuss social distancing and how they're handling being home from school.


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 2020-04-02  23m
 
 

episode 19: Episode 18: Witches Part 2


Have you ever been judged or judged others because they weren't like you? While some part of this is natural, our differences are what make us interesting and give us great opportunities to learn about others. Now have you ever heard of the Salem Witch Trials? On part two of a very special two part episode of Unspookable we look at the history of witchcraft, how acceptance of these practices has changed over time, and what happens when people's judgment goes too far.


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 2019-11-19  23m
 
 

episode 18: Episode 17: Witches Part 1


Do witches really exist? If so, what does it mean to be a witch? And are witches inherently good or bad? The answers to these questions have changed over time and you might be surprised to find out some of the answers. Give a listen to part one of a very special two part episode of Unspookable.


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 2019-11-12  20m
 
 
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