28 episodes

We're two scientists and sisters (in-law) bringing you a podcast about the possible scientific explanations behind all things strange and unusual, from hauntings to extraterrestrials to demonic possession! So, put on your debunking caps and join us every other week for some creepy conversation and lots of laughter.

Spooky Science Sisters Paige Miller and Meagan Ankney

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

We're two scientists and sisters (in-law) bringing you a podcast about the possible scientific explanations behind all things strange and unusual, from hauntings to extraterrestrials to demonic possession! So, put on your debunking caps and join us every other week for some creepy conversation and lots of laughter.

    Werewolf Folklore & Science with K.T. Katzmann

    Werewolf Folklore & Science with K.T. Katzmann

    Werewolves (AKA lycanthropes) are typically described as a human with the ability to shapeshift into a vicious wolf. In this episode K.T. Katzmann (Twitter @IWriteMonsters), author of Murder with Monsters, joins us for a fun-filled discussion on the folklore and science behind werewolves. We cover everything from rabid dogs and clinical lycanthropy to the parallels between changes that occur during puberty and the werewolf transformation.



    To see our sources for this episode, head to our website at spookysciencesisters.com. Hit subscribe to be notified of future episodes, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@SpookySciPod), TikTok (@SpookyScience), and Facebook (@SpookyScienceSisters) for even more spooky content! Help us grow by sharing with a friend and leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. You can also support the show further by buying us a “spirit”!



    Spooky Science Sisters is a member of the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Short & Spooky Vol. 1

    Short & Spooky Vol. 1

    If you enjoyed the Short and Spooky segment at the end of our early episodes, this one’s for you! In our first Short and Spooky episode, we share four short, but creepy, stories. We discuss the mysterious blue people of Kentucky, two 100-year-old ghost stories, and wrap up with Paige guessing animals that used to be considered cryptids! 



    To see our sources for this episode, head to our website at spookysciencesisters.com. Hit subscribe to be notified of future episodes, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@SpookySciPod), TikTok (@SpookyScience), and Facebook (@SpookyScienceSisters) for even more spooky content! Help us grow by sharing with a friend and leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. You can also support the show further by buying us a “spirit”!



    Spooky Science Sisters is a member of the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network.

    • 57 min
    Origins of Cryptozoology with Dr. Brian Regal

    Origins of Cryptozoology with Dr. Brian Regal

    In this episode we are joined by professor of science history at Kean University and author, Dr. Brian Regal, to discuss the origins of cryptozoology. We chat about some of our favorite cryptids, and learn about how sea serpents and mating whales helped to create what we know today as the field of cryptozoology. 



    You can find out more about Brian on his website here: https://sites.google.com/a/kean.edu/brian-regal-phd/ or by following him on Twitter @Tarbosaur!



    To see our sources for this episode, head to our website at spookysciencesisters.com. Hit subscribe to be notified of future episodes, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@SpookySciPod), TikTok (@SpookyScience), and Facebook (@SpookyScienceSisters) for even more spooky content! Help us grow by sharing with a friend and leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. You can also support the show further by buying us a “spirit”!



    Spooky Science Sisters is a member of the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Wendigos: This Time It's Cannibalism!

    Wendigos: This Time It's Cannibalism!

    Wendigos are said to be terrifying humanoid cannibals from the Great Lakes region of the Midwest and Canada. In this episode we discuss the origins of the wendigo myth, wendigo psychosis, and our theories on alleged wendigo sightings. 



    Promo at end of episode from 3 Spooked Girls!



    To see our sources for this episode, head to our website at spookysciencesisters.com. Hit subscribe to be notified of future episodes, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@SpookySciPod), and Facebook (@SpookyScienceSisters) for even more spooky content! Help us grow by sharing with a friend and leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. You can also support the show further by buying us a “spirit”!



    Spooky Science Sisters is a member of the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network.

    • 57 min
    Origins of Pop Culture Vampires with Dr. Holly Walters

    Origins of Pop Culture Vampires with Dr. Holly Walters

    Edward Cullen and Dracula. Two vastly different characters that have one major thing in common – they vant to suck your blood. If you enjoyed our first episode about vampires, you will love this one! Dr. Holly Walters, cultural anthropologist, author, and knower of all things vampires, joins us to chat about the origins of the modern day vampire. What stories inspired the young, sexy, blood-sucking vampire that we know and love today? Are Meagan and Paige embarrassed by the poor taste in vampire fiction? Listen now to find out!



    You can find Holly at her blog or on Twitter!



    To see our sources for this episode, head to our website at spookysciencesisters.com. Hit subscribe to be notified of future episodes, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@SpookySciPod), and Facebook (@SpookyScienceSisters) for even more spooky content! Help us grow by sharing with a friend and leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. You can also support the show further by buying us a “spirit”!



    Spooky Science Sisters is a member of the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    A Ghost Hunting Chat with Karen Stollznow & Matt Baxter

    A Ghost Hunting Chat with Karen Stollznow & Matt Baxter

    In this episode we revisit one of our favorite topics, ghost hunting! Host of Monster Talk, Dr. Karen Stollznow, and her husband, Matthew Baxter, join us to talk about their experiences as paranormal investigators. We discuss some of their favorite investigations, including their time working on the One Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge, and learn some behind the scenes dirt on paranormal TV shows.



    You can find Karen on Twitter @karenstollznow or at her Amazon author page. Matt can also be found on Twitter @parabaxter, or on his YouTube series, Ask a Paranormal Investigator.



    To see our sources for this episode, head to our website at spookysciencesisters.com. Hit subscribe to be notified of future episodes, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@SpookySciPod), and Facebook (@SpookyScienceSisters) for even more spooky content! Help us grow by sharing with a friend and leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also support the show further by buying us a “spirit”!



    Spooky Science Sisters is a member of the Straight Up Strange Podcast Network. 

    • 1 hr 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Jmmercer ,

Great Pod!

A must listen for anyone into the weird and spooky side of science. Keep up the good work! 🍻

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So cute01 ,

Best of both worlds!

It’s hard balancing the supernatural and the scientific but this podcast manages to be both while being interesting, informative and scary. Great work to everyone involved and we can’t wait for the next episode

missyObean ,

Love it!

This podcast is both informative AND entertaining. It’s not always easy to balance the two but they do it to perfection!

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