Retreat to the parlour with Maxwell and Jennifer! There, be enthralled by spooky and fantastic tales of weird history, strange science, and the paranormal. Drawn from their curated collection and choice listener submissions, your Ambassadors of Odd craft an enchanting, weekly podcast experience to delight the mind and stir the senses.
They’ve been expecting you. Have a seat by the fire.
Jennifer and Maxwell reach into the metaphysical mailbag to explore true tales of reincarnation, astral projection, and contact with passed loved ones. Learn of a precious visit made possible by a stray pup, the dangers of calling on a witch's house without an invitation or body, and what busy itinerary may be awaiting you after death. Sent in by our listeners, you won't hear these stories anywhere else!
In this hour long Halloween special, Jennifer and Maxwell select their very favorite ghost stories to share with you by candlelight. Tour a haunted mansion with a gruesome past that refuses to die. Meet the restless inhabitants of a mausoleum in the darkness of winter. And join a graveyard ghost hunt that turns quickly from levity to pure horror!
Lock the doors. Turn down the lights. Tonight we explore terrifying encounters with Black Eyed Children. Who or what are they? What do they want? Maybe you want to dismiss this as just another urban legend. But whatever you believe, don't answer when they come knocking.
As we creep ever closer to Halloween, what a perfect time to share true tales of the Unexplained sent in by the Odd Tonic community. These real accounts of haunted houses, ghostly work conditions, and even a spectral clown are waiting to terrorize you.
For two years, parapsychologists D. Scott Rogo and Raymond Bayless investigated intriguing and terrifying cases of people being contacted by the dead ...via the telephone. Hear rare stories from their out-of-print book and judge for yourself if you will hesitate next time your phone rings.
Modern science can be just as "mad" as in the movies: Artificial memories in clones, spider robots with human brains, and Oops, I Just Played God! This week, Odd Tonic has the scoop on the latest, greatest, and most terrifying science news. Put on your safety goggles and see what develops!
David Paulides is a former police detective turned author, dedicated to documenting the mysterious disappearances of people in US national parks, and beyond. You may wish to dismiss these vanishings as cases of 'just getting lost in the woods', but after hearing the chilling details from his book Missing 411: Eastern United States, you may decide to never venture into the forest again.
It's time for more thrilling true tales of the paranormal, sent in by odd listeners just like you! Explore an abandoned mine with a haunting past; tour a Civil War battleground that never ceased fire, and take a trip to scenic Port Gamble, Washington, where the tourist attractions are dying to meet you. All this and more await you in this petrifying edition of Odd Tonic's Parlour Stories.
Jennifer and Maxwell navigate the treacherous waters of the Eilean Mòr Lighthouse disappearances. In 1900, three lighthouse keepers vanished with out a trace, leaving behind a mystery awash with Scottish legend, folklore, alien abduction, cryptids, and even murder. What will you believe?
Join Jennifer and Maxwell as they venture into the hereafter and other realms of mystery: monkey hybrid science, radioactive drinks, accident-prone bears, and why we tend to crave crazy requests while on an airplane! All this and more weird news you don't want to miss!
Jennifer and Maxwell explore the many terrifying aspects of sleep paralysis. From cultural beliefs that are hundreds of years old, to curses, vengeful thought forms, and astral projection– there's more to this phenomena than a tidy medical explanation. Tuck yourself in, keep the nightlight on, and have a listen.
Once again, Jennifer and Maxwell reach into the Odd Tonic mailbag, this time to share true, amazing tales of astral projection and the terrifying phenomena of sleep paralysis! And, incredibly, every exhilarating story comes from one *single* listener's incredibly spooky life! So grab your teacup, settle in, and try to remain tethered to this realm!
Spontaneous human combustion. The invention of an overactive imagination? Or a very real and definitive way to avoid your ex?Jennifer and Maxwell don their oven mitts as they explore terrifying stories of SHC. Sifting through the embers, they find not only classic cases of these events but also eye-witness accounts, as well as tales of people who survived the phenomena!
Jennifer and Maxwell do an interstellar fly-by of all the weird events currently mooning the headlines. UFO commemorations, mirror dimension testing, and ghostly wedding arrangements are just a few of quirky topics for discussion. 4 out of 5 Kyles agree – this is an episode not to miss!
Jennifer and Maxwell divert from their normal format to discuss some Odd Tonic behind-the-scenes details and eagerly share an exciting announcement! (Hint: It rhymes with "YouTube.") Plus, Jennifer reveals a few personal ghost stories from her past, which include some literal unmentionables. Regular episode format to return next week!
Jennifer and Maxwell dip into their mysterious mailbag and share more true, paranormal stories from listeners! Tales include a scenic route into the strange, a ghost that can't get into the partying spirit, and a ghastly family inheritance you do not want!
Jennifer and Maxwell take a deep dive into mermaid myth, history, and recorded sightings, plus also investigate why mermaids have such a grisly reputation… sharing tales of those who, unknowingly, waded into their dark waters. Your Ambassadors of Odd will lure you in and make you question everything you think know about these aquatic enchantresses.
Join Jennifer and Maxwell as they boldly discuss the perils of taking a paranormal lover, how get witchy help or *rabies* from browsing the internet, and many other stories ripped from the headlines of weird news! Stay to the end to hear THE MOST TERRIFYING STORY, EVER!
Jennifer and Maxwell explore the perplexing powers of consciousness as they tap into Russell Targ's "The Realities of ESP." Prepare yourself for the compelling, declassified evidence of 23 years of government-backed psychic experiments with startling outcomes. Lasers included!
Maxwell and Jennifer exorcise the Odd Tonic mailbag and share more gripping ghost stories from listeners! Discover a guest who overstayed his welcome, an imaginary friend with a fiery disposition, and puckish phantom with one more ace to play!
Have a seat in the parlour and listen... if you dare!
Come sleepover in the parlour, where Maxwell and Jennifer stay up far too late discussing superstitions. Then join as they light a candle, enter a darkened bathroom, and peer into the dark and mysterious history of mirrors. Dare to see what peers back..
Did this already happen? Jennifer and Maxwell explore extraordinary, mind-altering encounters with parallel dimensions and glitches in reality! Part 2 in our exploration of time slips and temporal turmoil, you may start to question everything!
Maxwell and Jennifer enthusiastically reach back into the mystical mailbag to share heart-pounding stories of life-threatening ghosts, rebellious spirits, and disembodied voices!
Have a seat in the candlelight and enjoy your eerie visit.
Don't take reality for granted! This week, Jennifer and Maxwell explore bizarre, mind-bending encounters with alternate dimensions and glitches in space/time! Maybe there's something more to Déjà vu! Maybe there's something more to Déjà vu!
Curses, ghosts, fairies, witches, and minks! Could one of these be the reason why countless canines are leaping to their death off Scotland's Overtoun Bridge? Join Maxwell and Jennifer as they pursue this perplexing pooch problem.
Meowing nuns, deadly dancing, and a fever for flowers! Get swept away with Jennifer and Max as they explore maniacal moments from history, when entire populaces were abruptly compelled into incredibly strange behaviors!
Maxwell and Jennifer sift through the metaphysical mailbag and share spine-tingling stories of shadow people, Ouija boards, and a stalking helium balloon! Take a cozy seat in the firelight and enjoy your eerie visit.
Maxwell and Jennifer don their lab coats for a bizarre tale of strange science! Travel back to 1972 to meet the Owen Group and their famous "Philip Experiment," in which they sought to conjure a ghost and got more than they bargained for!
This episode is cursed! Not really. But the subject matter is. Visit Jennifer and Maxwell in the parlour as they weave various tales of cursed objects in the candlelight. Ominous runestones, vengeful paintings, sinister jewelry, and more await you! Keep the salt and sage handy.
America's First Documented Spirit Possession!
Join Jennifer and Maxwell as they explore the strange and haunting tale of two Watseka, IL girls from the mid-1800s, both with mysterious, paranormal afflictions. Although they never met, their lives are forever entwined!
Jennifer and Maxwell narrate real-life tales of the unexplained and the supernatural, sent in by our dear listeners! Grab a cup of tea and be thrilled by inexplicable, ghostly, and chilling stories that will leave you with goosebumps!
Join Maxwell and Jennifer as they explore the bizarre and astonishing lives of some of the world's most noted eccentrics, including the man who proclaimed himself Emperor of the United States! Celebrate all that is quirky and unique, and hear the call to rally your weird!
Disembodied feet ascending basement steps. Hairy hands shaking your camping tent. Strange lights in the sky.
Nearly everyone has had an experience that defies explanation... and we want to hear yours!
Tell us about the time when the Strange, Befuddling, or Spooky got up close and personal. You just might hear your story shared on an episode of Odd Tonic!
Listen and learn how to get your story to us. We can't wait to read it!
-Jennifer & Maxwell