Homespun Haints

How to Train Your Haints: A true ghost story and Ozark folklore interview

Brandon Weston, Ozark folklorist and healer, has seen some very strange things when called on by the community to take care of hauntings. However, the strange light-absorbing spirit creatures known in these parts as “boogers” are a special kind of weird–and Brandon has seen a lot of them.¬†Brandon Weston is a guardian of Ozark traditions…

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Haunted Highways to Hell: Ghosts and Urban Legends on the roads of East Tennessee

Becky isn't sure if she saw an apparition that late foggy night as she wearily drove home, but many others have seen strange things wandering the windy roads through the Smoky Mountains. Barefoot hitchhiking ghosts, vengeful coal miners, and ghosts with warnings to drivers still haunt unsuspecting motorists along these strange roads. And we'll tell…

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Sasquatch Vandalism, Glowing Monoliths, and Fart EVPs: A true ghost story interview

When Miranda Young and Kristy Sumner, PhD, decided to take over the Historic Scott County Jail, they discovered it was full of spirits who were genuinely excited to meet them. We first interviewed Kristy Sumner in 2020, in one of our best paranormal podcast episodes about haunted jailhouses in the South. Back then, she was…

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All the Haints in Asheville: A true ghost story interview with H. Byron Ballard

Byron grew up in a haunted area surrounded by haunted houses and ghosts, but she never feared the messages she received from those that had passed. Now as an adult, she serves her community by cleansing and blessing homes and writing books to help others learn the field magic that has been passed down for…

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Paranormal Appalachia Goes Bump In The Night: A true ghost story interview with paranormal investigators in Appalachia

Sean and Jennifer Bowman of Bump in the Night Society have experienced some things that will make your skin crawl, but they keep going back for more. Check out Bump in the Night's videos and links at linktr.ee/bumpinthenightsociety Photo by Josh jfisher on Unsplash Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using subpar body…

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It’s Always the Season of the Witch in Appalachia: A True Ghost Story Interview

When psychic medium Dr. Ronda Caudill purchased the historic Nickerson Snead house, she planned on moving in. However, after starting renovations, she realized that this old house was too haunted even for her.¬† Ronda L. Caudill, PhD is a writer, publisher, psychic medium, tasseographer, Reiki Master, witch and owner of the haunted Nickerson Snead House…

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All the Ghosts are Talking About Me: A true Appalachian ghost story interview with Anne Mason

You begged us to reveal more spooky secrets about incredibly haunted Appalachia, so enjoy this true story about the hauntings of Jonesborough, Tennessee. Today, we speak with Anne, program Director of the McKinney Center and also an author and playwright, to talk about her experiences at the heritage alliance and with SRS paranormal. Join us…

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Ghosts with legs wandering the western highways: Things we learned from true ghost story interviews

Lower-half body apparitions are more common than you think, fast food restaurants have secret sauces and some haunted castles can kill you. We learned a lot from our Season 5, and we want to ensure you go forth this winter with the same valuable knowledge that will keep you safe from the lure of the…

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The Business of Being Strange and Unusual

Matt and Meredith of Boredwalk may have a dark, macabre sense of humor that they imbue into their spooky products, but they definitely know how to run a successful business. Join us as we discuss the ghastly hilarious inspiration behind some of their favorite products, and learn a little about the behind-the-scenes work that goes…

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Diana’s Post Halloween Paranormal Experience: a true ghost? story interview

Diana continues to remain a skeptic to the paranormal, even after everything she has experienced. But today, her ancestors whop her upside the head with a message from beyond that she just cannot ignore. Cool rewinding cassette sound courtesy of https://freesound.org/people/stecman/sounds/376058/ Please support our Patreon! patreon.com/homespunhaints Tired of websites that have been Frankensteined together using…

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