192 episodes

A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.

Spirits Multitude

    • History
    • 4.8, 1.4K Ratings

A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.

    183: Your Urban Legends XXXV - It’s Ouija Time!

    183: Your Urban Legends XXXV - It’s Ouija Time!

    It’s Urban Legends time! We share your family ghost stories, visit a very beautiful/creepy mannequin in Mexico, and learn the reason why The Devil refuses to visit Wales. 
    Learn more about Devil’s Bridge Falls at devilsbridgefalls.co.uk, and check out photos of La Pascualita and the obituary Amanda quoted at spiritspodcast.com/your-urban-legends-35
    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of death/obituaries, dolls/mannequins, animal endangerment (but no death), ouija boards, car accidents, murder/missing persons, the death of parents/loved ones, and axe-murder. 
     
    Housekeeping
    - Donation: Please join us in donating to the National Bail Funds at http://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd
    - Recommendation: This week, Julia recommends The Orbiting Human Circus. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books
    - Multitude: Digital merch for all shows, including new Spirits posters and phone wallpapers, are available at http://multitude.productions/merch. Join the MultiCrew for just $5 at http://multicrew.club!
     
    Sponsors
    - Skillshare is an online learning community where you can learn—and teach—just about anything. Visit skillshare.com/spirits2 to get two months of Skillshare Premium for free! This week Julia recommends “Writing for Self-Discovery: 6 Journaling Prompts for Gratitude and Growth” by Yasmine Cheyenne. 
    - Stitch Fix is an online personal styling service that finds and delivers clothes, shoes, and accessories to fit your body, budget, and lifestyle. Get started at stitchfix.com/spirits for 25% off when you keep your whole box!
    - Backblaze is an affordable unlimited backup service for Macs and PCs. Sign up for your fully-featured free trial at backblaze.com/spirits
     
    Find Us Online
    If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us @SpiritsPodcast on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon (http://patreon.com/spiritspodcast) to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more. We also have lists of our book recommendations and previous guests’ books at http://spiritspodcast.com/books.
    Transcripts are available at http://spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to http://spiritspodcast.com.
     
    About Us
    Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

    • 48 min
    182: Fact or Fiction II (with Eric Silver)

    182: Fact or Fiction II (with Eric Silver)

    We’re looking for redemption as we play, once again, FACT OR FICTION with Chuck Games aka Eric Silver. Have Amanda and Julia learned anything from doing Spirits for so long? Don’t worry, whoever wins gets all of their bad feelings taken away! 
    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of inappropriate game show hosts, depression, gender essentialism, dieting/eating disorders, military industrial complex, Catholicism, feces, murder/patricide, and Sea World. 
     
    Housekeeping
    - Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Beach Read by Emily Henry. Julia recommends “A Funny Feeling” from Headgum. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books
    - Multitude: Digital merch for all shows, including new Spirits posters and phone wallpapers, are available at http://multitude.productions/merch. Join the MultiCrew for just $5 at http://multicrew.club!
     
    Guest
    - Eric Silver is the Dungeon Master of Join the Party, co-host of HORSE, and writer and creator of NEXT STOP. Find him on Twitter @el_silvero!
     
    Sponsors
    - Backblaze is an affordable unlimited backup service for Macs and PCs. Sign up for your fully-featured free trial at backblaze.com/spirits
    - Zombies, Run! is an app available for iPhone and Android that makes running a fun, hopeful, mission-driven activity. Download the app today to experience their free new series, The Home Front.
    - BetterHelp is a secure online counseling service. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/spirits
     
    Find Us Online
    If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us @SpiritsPodcast on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon (http://patreon.com/spiritspodcast) to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more. We also have lists of our book recommendations and previous guests’ books at http://spiritspodcast.com/books.
    Transcripts are available at http://spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to http://spiritspodcast.com.
     
    About Us
    Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio.

    • 46 min
    181: Mythology of Brewing (with Katrina Pfeiffer)

    181: Mythology of Brewing (with Katrina Pfeiffer)

    Sometimes we take advantage of the beers in our fridge and the booze on our shelves. Thanks to future brewmaster Katrina Pfieffer, we got to learn not only the science behind brewing, but also the history and mythology of the process! 
    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of college/school, food waste/spoilage, gendered work, Christopher Columbus, war/battle, mobsters/tax evasion, and alcoholism (http://drughelpline.org/). 
     
    Housekeeping
    - Recommendation: This week, Julia recommends The Mermaid, The Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall. Amanda recommends Legends from the Pacific podcast. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books
    - Multitude: Digital merch for all shows, including new Spirits posters and phone wallpapers, are available at http://multitude.productions/merch. Join the MultiCrew for just $5 at http://multicrew.club!
     
    Guest
    Katrina Pfeiffer is a future brewmaster and dicemaker. Learn more at starsinmydie.com or on Twitter @StarsinMyDie1
     
    Sponsors
    - Zombies, Run! is an app available for iPhone and Android that makes running a fun, hopeful, mission-driven activity. 
    - Skillshare is an online learning community where you can learn—and teach—just about anything. Visit skillshare.com/spirits2 to get two months of Skillshare Premium for free! This week Amanda recommends “Creativity and Beer: A Brewmaster's Guide to Flavor Emulation” by Garrett Oliver.
     
    Find Us Online
    If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us @SpiritsPodcast on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon (http://patreon.com/spiritspodcast) to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more. We also have lists of our book recommendations and previous guests’ books at http://spiritspodcast.com/books.
    Transcripts are available at http://spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to http://spiritspodcast.com.
     
    About Us
    Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

    • 51 min
    180: Godzilla & Kaiju (Myth Movie Night)

    180: Godzilla & Kaiju (Myth Movie Night)

    The Godzilla and Kaiju movies are inextricably linked to a lot of difficult topics, but we have cocktails in hand and we feel ready to talk about them. Learn about the history of the Big Monster movies, the funny 70s franchises, and how Godzilla can teach us all a lesson about how to better talk about environmentalism.   
    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of nuclear war/bombs/explosions, environmental fascism, terrorism, anxiety, radiation poisoning, the military industrial complex, kidnapping, fire/volcanoes erupting, death, corporate greed, and politics/elections.
     
    Housekeeping
    - Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends the Library Lovers Mystery series by Jenn McKinlay. Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books
    - Multitude: Digital merch for all shows, including new Spirits phone wallpapers, are available at http://multitude.productions/merch. Listen to Meddling Adults in your podcast app starting today, May 13, 2020!
     
    Sponsors
    - Stitch Fix is an online personal styling service that finds and delivers clothes, shoes, and accessories to fit your body, budget, and lifestyle. Get started at stitchfix.com/spirits for 25% off when you keep your whole box!
    - BetterHelp is a secure online counseling service. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/spirits
     
    Find Us Online
    If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more. We also have lists of our book recommendations and previous guests’ books at spiritspodcast.com/books.
    Transcripts are available at spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to SpiritsPodcast.com.
     
    About Us
    Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

    • 45 min
    179: Your Urban Legends XXXIV - No Switch, Just Urban Legends

    179: Your Urban Legends XXXIV - No Switch, Just Urban Legends

    Time to put down the Switch, stop playing Animal Crossing, and listen to some urban legends. We’ve got squatters rights for ghosts, toddlers toddling, and the spookiness of corroborating evidence. Beat that, turnip prices!    
    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of natural disasters, child death, panic attacks, blood, accidental cannibalism, descriptions of violence, and threat of animal attacks. 
     
    Housekeeping
    - Recommendation: This week, Julia recommends The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of their Lost World by Stephen L. Brusatte! Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books
    - Multitude: Digital merch for all shows, including new Spirits phone wallpapers, are available at http://multitude.productions/merch. Listen to Meddling Adults and Head Heart Gut by joining the MultiCrew. And our newest show, NEXT STOP, has just launched! Check out NEXT STOP in your podcast player or nextstopshow.com!
     
    Sponsors
    - Skillshare is an online learning community where you can learn—and teach—just about anything. Visit skillshare.com/spirits2 to get two months of Skillshare Premium for free! This week Amanda recommends “Postcards from Here: Playing with Ink” by Dylan Mierzwinski.
    - BetterHelp is a secure online counseling service. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/spirits
    - Shaker and Spoon, the subscription cocktail service that turns your house into the craft cocktail bar of your dreams. 
     
    Find Us Online
    If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more. We also have lists of our book recommendations and previous guests’ books at spiritspodcast.com/books.
    Transcripts are available at spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to SpiritsPodcast.com.
     
    About Us
    Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

    • 50 min
    178: Creepy or Cool? - Bigger in Texas (Live from Austin, TX)

    178: Creepy or Cool? - Bigger in Texas (Live from Austin, TX)

    It’s another game of Creepy or Cool? And because we played in Texas, our two teams have to determine whether a series of GIANTS are either big ol’ creeps or the coolest things we’ve ever seen. 
    Play along at home! 
    Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of cannibalism, natural disasters (tsunamis, earthquakes), drug use, drowning/shipwrecks, fire/burning, funerary rites, improper burial, and dehydration.  
     
    Housekeeping
    - Recommendation: This week, Amanda recommends Emily Gould’s Perfect Tunes! Check out our previous book recommendations, guests’ books, and more at spiritspodcast.com/books
    - Multitude: Digital merch for all shows, including new Spirits phone wallpapers, are available at http://multitude.productions/merch. Listen to Meddling Adults and Head Heart Gut by joining the MultiCrew. And our newest show, NEXT STOP, has just launched! Check out NEXT STOP in your podcast player or nextstopshow.com!
     
    Sponsors
    -  Doordash is a fast, convenient food delivery app. Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more when you download the DoorDash app and enter CREEPY at checkout.
    - Honeybook, a purpose-built business management platform for creative small businesses. Get 50% off your first year on HoneyBook.com/SPIRITS.
     
    Find Us Online
    If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more. We also have lists of our book recommendations and previous guests’ books at spiritspodcast.com/books.
    Transcripts are available at spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to SpiritsPodcast.com.
     
    About Us
    Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production studio. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

    • 57 min

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