Podcast: Campfire: Tales of the Strange and Unsettling

The study of the paranormal has a long, fascinating, and controversial history. Best friends and hosts Ryan and Jordan explore the depths of metaphysical phenomena, ufology, cryptozoology, and all manner of unsolved mysteries through a time-honored tradition: the campfire story. If you’re fascinated by all things Fortean; if you love stories of ghosts, UFOs, cryptids, and the occult – this show is for you.

Halloween Spooktacular Listener Story Extravaganza 2022

We are celebrating Halloween in style with six of our favorite Spooky Story Submissions! Some fictional! Some true! All terrifying! Get cozy and settle in for a murderer’s row of terrifying tales, and a rather lengthy discussion of our favorite Halloween treats! Campfire: Tales of the Strange and Unsettling is created for adult audiences only….

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Campfire Classics Collection Vol 9: The Oval Portrait

For this week’s addition to the Campfire Classics Collection, we are returning to the mind of the undisputed master of horror. In this, the shortest of his short stories, he guides us through the final days of a forlorn bride. The neglected wife of an artist lost in his passions. The passions that filled his…

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Friday Night Fright 5

This evening’s first tale gives us a rare window into the life of the world beyond our own. One lonely girl, trapped in a world in between. Will she find the companionship she so greatly desires, or will her attempts be confused with a poltergeist terror? Our second story follows two young boys as they…

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70: Episode 70: The Mothman Phenomenon Part Four – Harbinger of Doom

On 26 April 1986 at the No. 4 reactor the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukranian SSR in the Soviet Union, one of only two nuclear energy accidents rated at seven, the maximum severity, on the International Nuclear Event Scale took place when, while running a…

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Campfire Classics Collection Vol. 8 – Fear

This week’s addition to the Campfire Classics Collection was made though the brilliant works of renowned French author, Guy De Maupassant. Known for his intricate wording, Naturalist writing style, and focus on the middle and lower class alike, Maupassant is able to weave a terrifying tale that is beautifully told. Today, we will be telling…

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Friday Night Fright 4

First up, we have a tale of the eerie happenings that go on after hours at a 24 hour gas station. Demons. Ghost children. Find out. Our second story is a terrifying story centered on the works of AI in the modern world. A series of trials focused on re-writing DNA goes horribly wrong; leading…

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Strange Semantics

In this, we have for you a very important community project. Strange Semantics is an in-depth look at the language that we use to describe this incredible field that we find ourselves in. Terms like paranormal, supernatural, otherworldly, supranatural, supernormal, paraweird, and Fortean are examined through the input of 30 of the most fascinating people…

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69: Episode 69: The Mothman Phenomenon Part Three – First Contact

This week, we’re focusing solely on the universally agreed upon encounter with the Mothman. On November 15, 1966, quite possibly one of the most important encounters with anomalous phenomena took place when two young couples from Point Pleasant, Roger and Linda Scarberry, and Steve and Mary Mallette, told police they saw a large grey creature…

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Campfire Classics Collection Vol. 7 – The Tell-Tale Heart

This week we have a seminal piece from one of the most important authors of the 19th century. Edgar Allen Poe initiated the modern detective story. He was the first to truly develop the gothic horror story. He was, quite possibly, the most significant early forerunner of the science fiction form. There is a reason…

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Friday Night Fright 3

First up, we have a tale of entrepreneurship gone wrong when a group of ambitious teens start a haunted house in what turns out to be a….HAUNTED HOUSE! They’re getting much much more than they bargained for.  Our second story is a terrifying exercise is unrequited love. What happens when a very lonely man discovers…

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