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Unspookable is a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian digs into the history, brain science, and power dynamics behind such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. (Recommended for ages 8+)

Unspookable has been called one of the "Best podcasts for kids of all ages" by Time Out New York, one of the “7 Podcasts Big Kids Will Love” by The New York Times, one of the "5 Spooky Podcasts to Check Out Right Now" by Vulture, one of the "10 Best Podcasts for Children" by the Irish Examiner, and is an official Common Sense Media Selection. The show has appeared multiple times across Canada on CBC Radio's Podcast Playlist, on NPR station WHYY's Kid's Listening Hour, has been featured by Apple Podcasts, Romper, The AV Club, Fast Company, The Week Jr, Podcast Magazine, and more

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 115 Ratings

Unspookable is a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian digs into the history, brain science, and power dynamics behind such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. (Recommended for ages 8+)

Unspookable has been called one of the "Best podcasts for kids of all ages" by Time Out New York, one of the “7 Podcasts Big Kids Will Love” by The New York Times, one of the "5 Spooky Podcasts to Check Out Right Now" by Vulture, one of the "10 Best Podcasts for Children" by the Irish Examiner, and is an official Common Sense Media Selection. The show has appeared multiple times across Canada on CBC Radio's Podcast Playlist, on NPR station WHYY's Kid's Listening Hour, has been featured by Apple Podcasts, Romper, The AV Club, Fast Company, The Week Jr, Podcast Magazine, and more

    Skibidi Toilet

    Skibidi Toilet

    Last fall it felt like every other email, review, or topic recommendation we received mentioned a YouTube series that had captured the imaginations of our listeners and literally BILLIONS of young people around the world. If you haven't heard about these giant, singing, war mongering toilets with human heads, you're in for a huge surprise. We're talking Skibidi Toilets on this episode of Unspookable.

    Host: Elise Parisian
    Written, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case
    Logo by: Natalie Khuen
    You can find Unspookable on Twitter and Instagram at:
    https://twitter.com/ImUnspookable
    https://www.instagram.com/unspookablepodcast/

    Unspookable is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com 

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    • 15 min
    Poppy Playtime and Horror Video Games

    Poppy Playtime and Horror Video Games

    We get a lot of amazing suggestions from our listeners of topics to cover on the show, but there's one topic that topples the competition: Video Games. Whether it's Five Nights at Freddy's, Doors, Hello Neighbor, Garten of Banban, or Poppy Playtime, there are tons of first person horror games that you want us to cover. Elise talks to gaming writer Melissa Sarnowski about one of your favorites and the horror genre's enduring appeal for middle graders on this episode of Unspookable.

    Host: Elise Parisian
    Written, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case
    Logo by: Natalie Khuen
    Special thanks to Melissa Sarnowski. You can find some of Melissa's work at ScreenRant and GameSkinny
    You can find Unspookable on Twitter and Instagram at:
    https://twitter.com/ImUnspookable
    https://www.instagram.com/unspookablepodcast/

    Unspookable is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com 

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    • 17 min
    The Last Kids on Earth with Max Brallier

    The Last Kids on Earth with Max Brallier

    What would you do if you woke up one day and giant portals in the sky brought about a monster apocalypse that left your hometown without any rules, grownups, or homework? Well if you’re Jack Sullivan, you’d move into your foster brother's treehouse, play video games and eat junk food, while teaming up with some former classmates to stop these monsters from taking over what is left of your world. 
    If any of that sounds familiar, then you no doubt know with the series The Last Kids on Earth, the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling series, with over 10 million copies in print, written by the incredible Max Brallier. 
    Unspookable producer Nate DuFort had the chance to sit down with Max, to talk about The Last Kids on Earth’s beginnings, his path to becoming an author, and so much more, on this episode of Unspookable…

    Host: Elise Parisian with Nate DuFort
    Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case
    Logo by: Natalie Khuen
    You can find Unspookable on Twitter and Instagram at:
    https://twitter.com/ImUnspookable
    https://www.instagram.com/unspookablepodcast/

    The Last Kids on Earth book series written by Max Brallier and illustrated by Douglas Holgate is available NOW!

    Unspookable is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com 

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    • 31 min
    The Backrooms [ENCORE]

    The Backrooms [ENCORE]

    Have you ever heard of The Backrooms? Maybe you've come across this strange never-ending series of liminal spaces on TikTok or on YouTube or maybe some games that you've played. The Backrooms are one of our most frequently requested topics and we were curious to explore why their flickering fluorescent lights, yellow walls, and endless mazes have captured your imaginations. That and more on this episode of Unspookable. 
     
    Host: Elise Parisian
    Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit 
    Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case: https://www.jessecasemusic.com/
    Logo by: Natalie Khuen
    Special thanks this week to: Blythe and Bella 
    You can find Unspookable on Twitter and Instagram at:
    https://twitter.com/ImUnspookable
    https://www.instagram.com/unspookablepodcast

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    Unspookable is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com 

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    • 24 min
    Holiday Episode featuring The Yule Cat, Kallikantzari, Christmas Spiders, & more [ENCORE]

    Holiday Episode featuring The Yule Cat, Kallikantzari, Christmas Spiders, & more [ENCORE]

    The month of December brings a whole host of traditions for people all across the world. For us on Unspookable, this time of year brings some of the strangest creepy creatures we get to see. After all – it wouldn’t be the holidays for us if we didn’t get to throw in something spooky. So consider it your gift to us to countdown some of the weirdest, witchiest holiday traditions we could scare up on this special holiday episode of Unspookable.
     
    Host: Elise Parisian
    Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit 
    Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Research by: Nate DuFort 
    Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case: https://www.jessecasemusic.com/
    Logo by: Natalie Khuen
    You can find Unspookable on Twitter and Instagram at:
    https://twitter.com/ImUnspookable
    https://www.instagram.com/unspookablepodcast/

    Unspookable is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com 

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    • 13 min
    Krampus [ENCORE]

    Krampus [ENCORE]

    For those of us who have been good all year the holidays are a time for celebration and gifts... but, for for those of us who have been naughty, we may have a half goat, half demon visitor waiting to steal us away. What's that, cheery soul? Not familiar? Well then, let's tell you a little more about Krampus...

    Host: Elise Parisian
    Written by: Ellenor Riley-Condit
    Created, Produced, Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Music Direction and Composition: Jesse Case https://www.jessecasemusic.com
    Logo by: Natalie Khuen

    Unspookable is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to http://www.soundsingtonmedia.com 

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    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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