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Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!

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Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!

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English


Episodes
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E388 Stress Rashes and Deranged Camera Angles

7/14/2024
Welcome to episode 388, where we're screaming inside! This is the gossip episode; first we go deeper than even we usually go into our anxieties about adulting and the process of writing an entirely new live show, then Em brings us the salatious hauntings of Cock Lane (can someone please tell us why that's funny?), and lastly Christine covers a story full of sad, terrible gossip in the story of Suzanne Sevakis (part one, tune in next week for part two). And help us say a fake goodbye to the Troll Hole... and that's why we drink! Get a sticker to match Christine's from the incredible artist and Etsy shop: Luck13 Cat Creations! And get your tickets to our new live show - we promise we will finish writing it and it will be incredible! andthatswhywedrink.com/live

Duration:01:54:24

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E387 Adulting Cheat Codes and Dramatic Readings of the Cha Cha Slide

7/7/2024
It's episode 387 and should we pause?? We might be having some technical difficulties but that also might be next week's episode, we're not sure because we're releasing episodes out of order! This week Em covers something in Christine's neck of the woods in the story of the Old Licking County Jail. Then Christine gives us a sneak peek into the new book with the stories of the murders (and a bonus ghost) from the Claypool Hotel in Indianapolis. And how the fuck does anyone get a turtle? Not like judgement wise, just logistically, we don't even know how to call the city... and that's why we drink! Don't miss our brand new tour, with a brand new ghost hunt, coming to a city near you this fall! andthatswhywedrink.com/live

Duration:01:48:41

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Listener Stories: Vol. 93

7/1/2024
Happy July! It's hot AF and our livers are bigger than they look! Tune in this month for some Whaley House themed stories chosen by Clam Boleyn herself. We're reliving our ghost hunt and On the Rocks tour and freaking out at all the ghostly photos y'all sent in. Come join us while we look back as we move forward to our brand new tour, which we're definitely not terrified about and currently still writing... and that's why we drink! Speaking of our brand new tour, come join us this fall in a city near you! andthatswhywedrink.com/live

Duration:00:49:46

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E386 A Telegram to our Exes and a Hell of a Case of Swamp Gas

6/30/2024
Hello, our fruity little mangoes! It's episode 386, and what's the deal with Erewhon? This week Em takes us on a wild ride of an alien abduction in the story of the Allagash Four. Then Christine covers a heart-rending case in the disappearance of Blanche Monnier. And if we've taught you one thing this week, please protect those armpits! ...and that's why we drink! We're going back on tour with a brand new show! Tickets are selling fast so make sure to get yours at andthatswhywedrink.com/live

Duration:02:38:25

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E385 Dinosaur Spiritualism and Mediumship Advisors

6/23/2024
Hello and welcome to episode 385, we’re just here wearing two polos with double popped collars! Get into the spooky mood with us this week with Em’s tale of the mediums of Lily Dale Assembly. Then Christine covers a doozy, the case of Nicholas Alahverdian. And get someone on the trumpet so we can pitch season one of The Real Housewives of Lily Dale Assembly… and that’s why we drink! PS. Youtube, we’re so sorry for the technical difficulties this week! We should have video up and running again by our next recording. You're the best. Don’t forget to pre-order our new book, out this fall! Bit.ly/hranextstop (psssst, there are signed copies available thru Talk Shop Live AND you can watch us talk about the book)!

Duration:02:33:39

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E384 A Raccoon Bagel Infestation and a Birthday Shot in the Butt

6/16/2024
Welcome to our birthday recap episode! We mean episode 384... we've got some sinister updates in the form of secret societies, allergy shots and toes holding toes. This week Em takes us on a wild ride of a story with the prison escape of Elias Henry Jones and Cedric Waters Hill. Then Christine covers the case of Inna Budnytska and the detective work of Ken Brennan. And let this be your sign not to put that last spritz of glitter on your project because as Renee's mom always says, you'll junk it up... and that's why we drink! We just announced our book tour! Check out if we're coming to your city to sign books: andthatswhywedrink.com/live

Duration:02:09:47

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E383 Pseudo Armchair Ear Experts and Flower Pot London Fogs

6/9/2024
Welcome to episode 383, if you learn anything from us today, don't eat 11 of anything all in a row! This week Em fulfills one of Christine's step-dad dreams when they cover the train-related ghosts of Ogden Union Station. Then Christine covers a doozy of a story she's so sure she's covered before but somehow hasn't... the murder of Travis Alexander by Jodi Arias. And, don't worry, we'll get that hair curled up in Em's ear out if Tik Tok has anything to say about it... and that's why we drink! If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, the National Domestic Violence Hotline is: 800-799-7233

Duration:02:10:32

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E382 Birthday Bummers and Haunted Emo Cowboys

6/2/2024
It's episode 382, it's our birthdays and we're enduring some dusty water! This week Em has a surprise birthday story for Christine in the ghosts of the O.K. Corral. Then Christine covers the tragic murders of queer couple Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner. Happy birthdays to us! Always choose the bear... and that's why we drink! On our birthdays we think you should treat yourself to tickets to our newest live show and/or pre-order our new book! andthatswhywedrink.com/live bit.ly/hranextstop

Duration:02:13:33

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Listener Stories: Vol. 92

6/1/2024
WELCOME TO OUR BIRTHDAYS MONTH!! We're just vibing but don't worry we're also buying ourselves lots of presents. Speaking of gift-giving, Eva has delved into the bowels of our inbox to find the most specific stories as gifts to each of us this year, what a sneaky witch (not to be confused with the Stinky WitchTM). Join us on this birthday crawl space party that includes tea on the Duggars, onions glitching in the matrix and peeing your astral pants, among many other stories you all have sent in on our absolute favorite subjects. Don't forget to keep an eye on your body while you're astral projecting! ...and that's why we drink! It's our birthdays and we think you should treat yourselves to a live show and/or our new book! andthatswhywedrink.com/live bit.ly/hranextstop

Duration:01:03:05

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E381 Drunk on Leaves and Resurrecting the Information SuperHighway

5/26/2024
It's episode 381 and we're back on our cryptid bullshit! This week Em brings us the wild tale of the Mongolian Death Worm. Then Christine covers the tragic and bizarre case of Greg Fleniken aka "the body in room 348". And please tell us we're elegantante... and that's why we drink! We're going back on tour! Don't miss out on our brand new live show coming to ya this fall! andthatswhywedrink.com/live

Duration:01:45:20

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E380 The Spookeasy and the Crime Travelers, Partners in Time

5/19/2024
Episode 380 is here and tell us, do you know the difference between parlor rooms and sitting rooms? Great, neither do we! This week Em takes us to the house with many rooms, and many fireplaces, the Hannah House in Indiana. Then Christine brings us to Minneapolis for the unsolved disappearance of the Klein brothers. And if you have any tips on how to find a handyman, please let us know! ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss out on pre-ordering our new book! bit.ly/hranextstop And be sure to check out the spooky video Em and Christine talked about this week! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djZYTdZcG1w

Duration:01:56:42

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E379 A Never-ending Slumber Party and an ATWWD Bowling League

5/12/2024
It's episode 379 and we're experiencing technical difficulties and making big life announcements (Christine even screamed so loud she hurt her missing tooth)! Tune in to our intro for some surprise info and updates. Then we're digging into our audio vaults to share one of our earliest live shows: Houston, Texas in 2019! Em accidentally covers two stories involving the words "spaghetti" in the Spaghetti Warehouse (actually in Texas) and the Old Spaghetti Factory (not actually in Texas). Then Christine covers the wild case of Ana Trujillo, the Stiletto Killer. We're funny but not stupid... and that's why we drink! Don't forget to pre-order our new haunted book! bit.ly/hranextstop

Duration:01:21:36

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E378 The Butter Bar Lore and the Glass Peacock Yappers

5/5/2024
It's episode 378 and this week's theme is: butter! First Em takes us to Flint, Michigan for the hauntings of the Capitol Theater (plus a fun little sidebar on photoplays). Then Christine covers the truly shocking case of Cari Lea Farver. And are you the Kirk of your county? ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss out on pre-ordering our new book! bit.ly/hranextstop

Duration:02:02:13

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Listener Stories: Vol. 91

5/1/2024
YouTube! We're so sorry, yet again, about the weird glitch-lag. We promise we're working on fixing these mysterious lags but in the meantime the listener stories show must go on, even if the May stories aren't as important as our birthday month stories... oops, did we say that out loud?! Tune in this month for some fun, mystery themed stories including a current Starbucks arrest, a house haunted by a full body apparition of a burnt man and even a spooky little haunting at one of our live shows. We also reveal the name of our next brand new tour and share some medical intuition... and that's why we drink! We're so proud of our second book, coming out this September! Make sure to pre-order your copy today: bit.ly/hranextstop

Duration:01:00:58

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E377 Carnival Cobblers and Time Traveling Text Messages

4/28/2024
Welcome to episode 377, in which we try to communicate with Linda via dowsing rods so we can just get a yes or no answer! This week Em takes us into the realm of reincarnation with the story of the Pollock Twins aka the Hexham Rebirth. Then Christine covers the wild case of Terry Peder Rasmussen aka the Chameleon Killer. And can anyone out there teach us the official rules to Kick the Can? ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss out on the pre-order for our new book! Get yours today at bit.ly/hranextstop

Duration:02:50:29

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E376 Vintage Honks and Zoomies Screams

4/21/2024
It's episode 376 and we're getting our zoomies out! Tune in this week to hear about Christine's psychic journey and Em's travel spending. Then Em covers the wild tale of the Char Man of Ojai Valley. And Christine brings us the second part of her two-part story on Ruby Franke/8 Passengers. And how many tchotchkes is too many tchotchkes? ...and that's why we drink! Don't forget to pre-order our new book! bit.ly/HRANextStop

Duration:02:18:32

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E375 Joann's Haberdashery and Ghost Logic

4/14/2024
It's episode 375 and we've got a choose your own adventure of reasons to drink this week. Today Em brings us the holy grail of haunted houses, the Merchant's House in Manhattan. Then Christine takes us to Utah and into the world of mommy vloggers to kick off her two-parter on Ruby Franke/8 Passengers. Tune in next week and we'll hopefully have all our teeth and no creepy garden statues... and that's why we drink! Can you believe we wrote a second book!? AND that you can already pre-order it?? Go to bit.ly/HRANextStop to pre-order your copy today!

Duration:02:28:38

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E374 A Big Queer Door and The Mulberry Bush of the Year

4/7/2024
It's episode 374 and are technical issues bringing us closer together? We're so sorry, YouTube Boozers and Shakers, for the lag (we edited the audio separately so you won't hear the same overlapping issues there). We're making up for it with a new Compliment Christine segment. This week Em takes us way, way back to the origins and dark side of nursery rhymes. Then Christine covers the more recent Polish case of Krystian Bala. And has Em just dubbed Christine the "Princess of Pronouns"? ...and that's why we drink! We wrote a second book! Pre-orders are open and super important for our ratings so treat yourself to our second spooky travel compendium, A Haunted Road Atlas: Next Stop here - http://bit.ly/HRANextStop

Duration:02:20:04

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Listener Stories: Vol. 90

4/1/2024
Welcome to April Ghouls: Two Boos and a Lie! This year for April Fool's Eva is bringing us some ghoulish energy and we're terrified. She has artisanally, hand selected two listener stories about "ladies in white", written a third herself and challenged Em and Christine to figure out which one is the imposter story. What impending foolishness! Can you pick the fake? ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss our very last On the Rocks live shows in Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Los Angeles!

Duration:00:41:15

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E373 The Thirsty Little Rat Inn and the Coowoo Girls

3/31/2024
It's episode 373 and our other car is a hoop and stick! Who else is feeling the butterflies of putting a new project out into the universe? Christine and her Etsy shop can relate (link below). This week Em takes us to Sudbury, Massachusetts (where we may or may not be currently driving through) to bring us the haunted tales of the Longfellow's Wayside Inn. Then Christine covers the wildly divisive and heartbreaking case of Anthony Broadwater and Alice Sebold. And don't forget to moisturize from the inside out... and that's why we drink! Check out Christine's Etsy store and treat yourself to that hoop and stick bumper sticker you've always wanted! thextinefiles.etsy.com

Duration:02:41:06