This week, we sat down for a riveting conversation with the host of one of our favorite new podcasts, Haunts. Courtney Hayes is a writer and paranormal researcher who has visited some amazing, haunted locations. This time, we discuss the time that she spent as a guest at the infamous Stanley Hotel. Not only is this place the inspiration for the setting of Stephen King’s The Shining, but it is also the place where the Estes Method was created. We also get to hear about her personal origins and learn what exactly it is that gets someone hooked on the terrifying tales.



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Hosts Ryan and Jordan deliver terrifying tales of the paranormal and break them down for your listening pleasure.