21 episodes

Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with each others’ legends, perhaps we can see each others’ realities more clearly.

Hosted by Moth Grand Slam winner Sam Dingman, whose stories have been featured on Risk!, TBTL, Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything, and The Moth Radio Hour.

Family Ghosts WALT FM & Spoke Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 3.2K Ratings

Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with each others’ legends, perhaps we can see each others’ realities more clearly.

Hosted by Moth Grand Slam winner Sam Dingman, whose stories have been featured on Risk!, TBTL, Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything, and The Moth Radio Hour.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
3.2K Ratings
3.2K Ratings
MoonyJohn ,

Love it!!!

As a genealogist for the past 34 years, I've always known EVERY family has secrets (I've met two 2nd cousins no one in the family knew were out there and have found the biological parents of several family members and friends) so you have to know this podcast is right up my alley. But even though the subject is interesting to me, there's always the chance a podcast isn't done well. Well, there's not that problem with this one. Sam is wonderful at letting the story tell itself and he lays out the stories in an orderly way so it's easy to follow along. As good as any well-written mystery novel I've ever read. But this isn't a fictional novel--it's real. Thank you Sam. I'm hooked!

Derf Webb ,

No ghosts

Boring as hell

Jamiem2113 ,

Best

I’m so glad this is back!!!

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