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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Jiangshi, Chinese Hopping Vampires

Ep 193: Jiangshi, Chinese Hopping Vampires

Grab your spare coins and red thread, Blurry Photos are jumping across the Pacific to look at Jiangshi, Chinese Hopping Vampires! A monster of Chinese folklore, Jiangshi, Chinese Hopping Vampires are curious, sometimes creepy sometimes whimsical undead creatures with interesting origins. Not much like their western counterparts, these vampires prefer to suck the qi, or […]

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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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Wedding Superstitions

Episode 139: Wedding Superstitions

Dave and David have some big news which sparks an episode all about wedding superstitions! With so many cultures in the world, tying the knot has a limitless variety of wedding superstitions and traditions. The boys discuss nuptial customs through history, with stories and rituals, origins of superstitions, and some bizarre practices. Why does the […]

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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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Rainmaking

Episode 124: Rainmaking

Grab your galoshes and pop the umbrella, Blurry Photos are opening the sky up in an episode all about rainmaking! A practice that spans millennia, cultures, and techniques, rainmaking has been an important part of cultural history throughout the ages. But what exactly is it? David and Dave shower you with facts, stories, music, and […]

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