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A nighttime story with a happy ending is what we were used to as kids, but as we grow older, we realize the world is not such a happy place after all. MaddMike, a popular horror story narrator that originated on YouTube, started a podcast, The Scarecast, to tackle the real horrific experiences of people all across the world. From crazy encounters meeting people on Craigslist, creepy pizza deliveries in the middle of nowhere, to individuals encountering evil spirits that follow them wherever they go, this podcast doesn’t have many happy endings, but rather, tales that will terrify you and keep you on the edge of your seat. With over a hundred episodes, this podcast will surely take you for a ride.

The Scarecast Michael Crutchfield

    • Fiction
    • 4.6 • 161 Ratings

A nighttime story with a happy ending is what we were used to as kids, but as we grow older, we realize the world is not such a happy place after all. MaddMike, a popular horror story narrator that originated on YouTube, started a podcast, The Scarecast, to tackle the real horrific experiences of people all across the world. From crazy encounters meeting people on Craigslist, creepy pizza deliveries in the middle of nowhere, to individuals encountering evil spirits that follow them wherever they go, this podcast doesn’t have many happy endings, but rather, tales that will terrify you and keep you on the edge of your seat. With over a hundred episodes, this podcast will surely take you for a ride.

    S6E3 - 2 Scary Stories: Sleepwalkers and Fatal Premonitions

    S6E3 - 2 Scary Stories: Sleepwalkers and Fatal Premonitions

    STORY 1

    "My girlfriend refused to sleep inside the same room as me, and now I know why" written by u/y2justdog

    LINK: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/rx3noe/my_girlfriend_refused_to_sleep_inside_the_same/



    STORY 2

    "My name is Cassandra" written by u/fainting--goat

    LINK: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/ka2fyd/my_name_is_cassandra/

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    • 25 min
    S6E2 - If You Sign Up For The "Lights Out Dining Experience," You'd Better Know What You're Getting Into...

    S6E2 - If You Sign Up For The "Lights Out Dining Experience," You'd Better Know What You're Getting Into...

    "If You Sign Up For The "Lights Out Dining Experience," You'd Better Know What You're Getting Into..." written by u/beardify

    LINK: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/r3d4p9/if_you_sign_up_for_the_lights_out_dining/

    Follow the author's subreddit page: https://www.reddit.com/r/beardify/

    Check out the author's story collection on Amazon!: https://amzn.to/3KqE0K3

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    • 27 min
    S6E1 - I Uncovered Something Serious On Hart Island

    S6E1 - I Uncovered Something Serious On Hart Island

    "I uncovered something serious on Hart Island. Please tell the media" written by u/urbexmachina

    LINK: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/q6mjt4/i_uncovered_something_serious_on_hart_island/

    This story is from a project called "What Happened in Skinner," check the full project out here: https://www.whathappenedinskinner.com/

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    • 26 min
    S5E13 - Every Three Weeks, Our Family's Teddy Bear Tried To Kill Us

    S5E13 - Every Three Weeks, Our Family's Teddy Bear Tried To Kill Us

    "Every three weeks, our family's teddy bear tried to kill us." written by u/Certain_Emergency122 https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/q42vu4/every_three_weeks_our_familys_teddy_bear_tried_to/

    Discuss this bedtime story on Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzCr

    Go check out Among The Shadow's podcast:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/fr/podcast/among-the-shadows-scary-horror-stories/id1587400609?l=en

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    MUSIC CREDIT: CO.AG Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA

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    LINKS:
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    ► YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCocibyDCoJe5mma8TjKv_XQ

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    SHARE YOUR HORROR STORY (3 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Request to be on The Scarecast Radio by filling out this Google Form below: https://forms.gle/gHjB2dLreM7gSqN66

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    • 39 min
    S5E12 - Don't Go Near The Ice Cream Truck

    S5E12 - Don't Go Near The Ice Cream Truck

    Discuss this bedtime story on Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzCr

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    STORY CREDIT:
    "There's an ice cream truck in my neighborhood. If you're a kid too, don't go near it" written by u/Certain_Emergency122 https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/q4szto/theres_an_ice_cream_truck_in_my_neighborhood_if/

    MUSIC CREDIT: CO.AG Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA

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    LINKS:
    ► Linktree (All Links): https://linktr.ee/thescarecast
    ► Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzC
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    ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/thescarecast
    ► Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/maddmikehorror
    ► YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCocibyDCoJe5mma8TjKv_XQ

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    SHARE YOUR HORROR STORY (3 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Request to be on The Scarecast Radio by filling out this Google Form below: https://forms.gle/gHjB2dLreM7gSqN66

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    SPONSORS:
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    • 27 min
    S5E11 - 3 Scary Stories: We Should Have Never Messed With That Ouija Board

    S5E11 - 3 Scary Stories: We Should Have Never Messed With That Ouija Board

    Go check out the "Sleep Wake Cycle" horror podcast series:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-sleep-wake-cycle/id1589626495

    Blending supernatural horror with Lovecraftian storytelling, the Sleep Wake Cycle follows estranged twins Isaiah and Rosemary. Their mission, to fulfill a secret government agency's directive to bring the U.S. back from the brink of madness. Born with strange abilities, the twins investigate the wellness of a republic ravaged by the Great Darkness of 1999. With cults, conspiracies, and strange entities pervading society, the twins must investigate and survive - both the world around them and their own breed of post darkness psychoses.

    Check out the brand new horror podcast series The Sleep Wake Cycle on your favorite podcast platform.

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    Stories Used For This Episode:

    Story #1: “Our bizarre experiences with the forest behind our house eventually forced us to move out.” by u/Wispified
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/qia4ul/our_bizarre_experiences_with_the_forest_behind/

    Story #2: “Grew up in a 315 year old house and thiught all the strange happenings were normal.” by u/SpookyBjorn
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/q37u9f/grew_up_in_a_315_year_old_house_and_thiught_all/

    Story #3: “My Cousins and I played with the Ouija Board.” by u/Ok_Hippo_5370
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/q900wp/my_cousins_and_i_played_with_the_ouija_board/

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    Music by:

    CO.AG Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA

    Mister Ambience
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrq1LdDgWYUlR47FBcNLN2Q

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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
161 Ratings

161 Ratings

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Love it 😊

I feel, that what you do is to give a chance to people, to come forward and shared their stories, is amazing and I love everything about it thank you for your work

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Great show

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