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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 MaddMike

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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.

    S5E6 - 7 Scary Stories: I Hung Out With A Murderer

    S5E6 - 7 Scary Stories: I Hung Out With A Murderer

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    Stories Used For This Episode:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/creepyencounters/comments/p49ux6/he_changed_his_mind_when_i_said_i_was_bringing/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/creepyencounters/comments/p21vaz/my_friend_was_almost_sex_trafficked/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/creepyencounters/comments/ozthpy/something_kept_telling_me_to_go_check_if_the/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/creepyencounters/comments/oroeln/i_unknowingly_hung_out_with_a_murderer_before_he/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/gfge14/i_was_mentally_tortured_as_a_child_by_a_demon_in/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/p8jmzi/i_keep_encountering_people_im_98_sure_arent_human/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/oxxfeo/my_families_experience_with_mrs_lorraine_warren/

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    Music Credits:

    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 (4 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Request to be...

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    S5E5 - The Ghosts of Old Town Road (Scarecast Original)

    S5E5 - The Ghosts of Old Town Road (Scarecast Original)

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

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    Writing Credits:
    "The Ghosts of Old Town Road" written by Michael Crutchfield

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

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    LINKS:
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    ► TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thescarecast?lang=en
    ► 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 (4 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Call your story into my hotline @ (213) 320-0390 - visit https://thescarecast.com/hotline/​ for details
    ► Request to be on The Scarecast Radio by filling out this Google Form below: https://forms.gle/gHjB2dLreM7gSqN66

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    • 37 min
    S5E4 - 5 Scary Stories: Lock Your Doors

    S5E4 - 5 Scary Stories: Lock Your Doors

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

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    Stories Used For This Episode:

    Story #1: “Sixteen, Narrowly Escaped Doctor's Office Kidnapping” by u/AbigailWilliams1692
    https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/m9rpcp/sixteen_narrowly_escaped_doctors_office_kidnapping/

    Story #2: “That time I got locked in a room with an unsettling man” by u/boyfriendsweaters
    https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/obrpqe/that_time_i_got_locked_in_a_room_with_an/

    Story #2 is Narrated by Mr. X Dreams
    Mr. X Dreams' YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1dRxsZYGElwy9-4ohmYjeg

    Story #3: “That time a man kidnapped me and then brought me back” by u/SawmillTurtle
    https://www.reddit.com/r/creepyencounters/comments/o71rdy/that_time_a_man_kidnapped_me_and_then_brought_me/

    Story #4: Based on “Always lock your car doors” by u/_Nitushi_143
    https://www.reddit.com/r/creepyencounters/comments/o2kj61/always_lock_your_car_doors/

    Story #4 is Narrated by Hood Horror
    Hood Horror's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV2H6Ufq2cSwN-N9ZltzTcA

    Story #5: “I worked at a haunted bar in New Orleans for years and once had a pervy ghost follow me home“ by u/wolf_dream
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/n73yip/i_worked_at_a_haunted_bar_in_new_orleans_for/

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    Music Credits:

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

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

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    LINKS:
    ► Linktree (All Links): https://linktr.ee/thescarecast
    ► Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzC
    ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thescarecast
    ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thescarecast/
    ► The Scarecast Store: https://thescarecast.com/store/
    ► TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thescarecast?lang=en
    ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/thescarecast
    ► Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/maddmikehorror
    ► YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCocibyDCoJe5mma8TjKv_XQ
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    • 50 min
    TSR E2 - 6 Scary Stories from Callers: Go To Sleep

    TSR E2 - 6 Scary Stories from Callers: Go To Sleep

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

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    Music Credits:

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

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

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    LINKS:
    ► Linktree (All Links): https://linktr.ee/thescarecast
    ► Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzC
    ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thescarecast
    ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thescarecast/
    ► The Scarecast Store: https://thescarecast.com/store/
    ► TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thescarecast?lang=en
    ► 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 (4 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Call your story into my hotline @ (213) 320-0390 - visit https://thescarecast.com/hotline/​ for details
    ► Request to be on The Scarecast Radio by filling out this Google Form below: https://forms.gle/gHjB2dLreM7gSqN66

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    • 52 min
    S5E3 - 5 Scary Stories: Please Do Not Follow Me

    S5E3 - 5 Scary Stories: Please Do Not Follow Me

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

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    Stories Used For This Episode:

    Story #1: “My Grandfather Experienced Something in the Woods and the Answer Died With Him” by u/yyeeeeeshh
    https://www.reddit.com/r/BackwoodsCreepy/comments/n0qrgy/my_grandfather_experienced_something_in_the_woods/

    Story #2: “One day before he killed my mom I was home alone when he broke into our apartment” by u/Puzzleheaded_Rate_12
    https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/n9z0l6/one_day_before_he_killed_my_mom_i_was_home_alone/

    Story #3: “Abandoned Farmhouse - protective spirits or spooky coincidences??” by u/devilsbusiness
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/ni8a7r/abandoned_farmhouse_protective_spirits_or_spooky/

    Story #4: “Someone pretended to be my father and tried to break into our house” by u/Sweet-Spot-2223
    https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/n76r25/someone_pretended_to_be_my_father_and_tried_to/

    Story #5: “Phone call from dead parent“ by u/lylisdad
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/ngv9am/phone_call_from_dead_parent/

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    Music Credits:

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

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

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    LINKS:
    ► Linktree (All Links): https://linktr.ee/thescarecast
    ► Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzC
    ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thescarecast
    ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thescarecast/
    ► The Scarecast Store: https://thescarecast.com/store/
    ► TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thescarecast?lang=en
    ► 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 (4 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Call your story into my hotline @ (213) 320-0390 - visit a href="https://thescarecast.com/hotline"...

    • 35 min
    S5E2 - 4 Scary Stories: Beware of Spike's Hut

    S5E2 - 4 Scary Stories: Beware of Spike's Hut

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

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    Stories Used For This Episode:

    STORY #1: “Voices in the Catskills” by u/CherokeeMoretti
    https://www.reddit.com/r/BackwoodsCreepy/comments/n4vbth/voices_in_the_catskills/

    Go follow the person who shared their experience in the Catskills here:
    Follow @theramblefam on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theramblefam/?hl=en
    The RambleFam YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2qOO31UBT4NWshoh9nD9Zw?app=desktop

    STORY #2: “An Experience I Had With A Failed School Shooter” by u/santmag https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/n4sayk/an_experience_i_had_with_a_failed_school_shooter/

    STORY #3: “I was face to face with a murderer just minutes after he committed a homicide" by itchyfiddlydigits
    https://www.reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/comments/mxwqxh/i_was_face_to_face_with_a_murderer_just_minutes/

    STORY #4: “Scary Experiences at the Creepy Hut in the Australian Forest” by u/Beatnholler
    https://www.reddit.com/r/BackwoodsCreepy/comments/ezch4m/scary_experiences_at_the_creepy_hut_in_the/

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

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    LINKS:
    ► Linktree (All Links): https://linktr.ee/thescarecast
    ► Discord: https://discord.gg/76hsEhuzC
    ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thescarecast
    ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thescarecast/
    ► The Scarecast Store: https://thescarecast.com/store/
    ► TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thescarecast?lang=en
    ► 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 (4 Ways):
    ► Send your stories (written or recorded) to mike@thescarecast.com
    ► Post your story on my #stories​ channel on my Discord
    ► Call your story into my hotline @ (213) 320-0390 - visit https://thescarecast.com/hotline/​ for details
    ► Request to be on The Scarecast Radio by filling out this Google Form below: a...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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1.6K Ratings

DpPod ,

Tone

Bro… you take me to the story. This may sound weird, but your tone is the same as my… inner monologue/conscience. It hits different than most stories. Even the ones I’ve already heard, totally different feel! I’m late to the party, but here ‘till the end!!!!

Space RedNeck ,

Great stories gangsta

Really make an 8 hour shift fly by wit goose bumps keep it up! Love the mixes of you tellin and calls keeps it interesting keep it up gamgsta you killin it!

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New listener

I found scarecast recently, I enjoy listening while working overnights.

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