Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm

Ep 197: Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm

Blurry Photober continues with a modern maybe murder mystery that begs the question – who put Bella in the Wych Elm? A mysterious skeleton in a hollow tree kicked off an investigation in 1943, but the mystery deepened with the appearance of graffiti reading “who put Bella in the Wych Elm.” Join David and Dave […]

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Haunted Dolls

Ep 196: Haunted Dolls, Live

Guest host Mark Soloff of Blastropodcast joins Flora to kick off Blurry Photober with a live show all about haunted dolls! Human figures that are said to be possessed or cursed, haunted dolls have a built-in creepiness that transcends the many stories about them. Flora and Soloff discuss what might make dolls haunted, the history […]

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Runes

Ep 171: Runes

Untie the pouch of mysticism and new agery with Blurry Photos with an episode all about Runes! An ancient system of divination originating in Germania and Scandinavia, the casting of Runes is the practice of gaining insight through symbols of power. But where did it come from? Where does it derive its power? And how […]

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Murder of Charles Walton

Ep 164: The Murder of Charles Walton

The boys travel to 1945 England to investigate the strange murder of Charles Walton. An unsolved mystery since 1945, the murder of Charles Walton has been attributed to witchcraft, druidry, greed, grims, and anything in between. What happened to a poor old farm laborer from Warwickshire on a cold February day? Rumors swirled about his […]

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Demonology

Ep 163: Demonology

The sigils are etched and the circle is protecting as Dave and David summon an episode about demonology! The study of demons etc., demonology stretches as far back as recorded history, but how credible is it in practice and lore? The boys look at the etymology of demons, a few cultures and demons in their […]

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Numerology

Ep 157: Numerology

Get the abacus ready and stretch those counting fingers, David and Dave are talking numerology in this episode! A new age system of divination that supposedly has roots as far back as ancient Babylon, numerology is said to hold esoteric secrets in everyday numbers. Flora and Stecco dive into the origins of this allegedly sacred art, […]

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Codex Gigas

Episode 149: The Codex Gigas

Grab your gloves and good luck charms as Blurry Photos dive into the Codex Gigas! Commonly called “The Devil’s Bible,” the Codex Gigas is a legendary medieval manuscript that’s huge, old, and… cursed? Flora and Stecco take a look at its interesting history as well as its contents and design. The real fun lies in […]

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The Salem Witch Trials

Episode 138: The Salem Witch Trials

You stand accused of wanting to learn more about the Salem witch trials! A sad chapter of American history, the Salem witch trials were a time of paranoia, hysteria, requital, and religious fervor gone awry. Flora and Stecco discuss the cultural climate leading up to this period, including witch hunts and persecution in general. How […]

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Ouija Boards

Episode 128: Ouija Boards with Expanded Perspectives

Break out those planchettes and gather ’round the table, the boys of Blurry Photos are joined by the boys of Expanded Perspectives Podcast to delve into the world of Ouija Boards! An infamous, easy-to-use oracle, Ouija Boards are supposed 2-way communication devices between the living and the dead, and the Davids welcome guests Cam and […]

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Possession and Exorcism

Episode 126: Possession and Exorcism

Blurry Photober 2015 begins with a look into the disturbing world of possession and exorcism. A controversial, creepy subject, possession and exorcism has been around since recorded history, but are demons really taking hold people? It’s something many are familiar with, but few truly understand. A person seems to lose control of him/herself, and a religious […]

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