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What's In Your Hometown?
83 minutes | May 15, 2020
Join Julia and Sam this week as they cover the unsolved murder of Ken McElroy and the twisted tale of of real life supervillan Marcel Petoit.
67 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
The One Where We Actually Scare Each Other
Hey Party People! Today we're talking about some extra spooky urban legends. Sam scares Julia out of the forest with the tale of The Seven Sisters Hills in Nebraska City and Julia makes sure Sam will never go in the ocean again thanks to modern-day sightings of Megalodon. Also, emo whales, scary bugs, random facts about sea creatures, satanic deer, and a whole lot of love while the world sucks. We're proudly part of the Civilized Creatures Entertainment Network! Check out: Picks & Bones, The Untrained Eye, Married AF, and Drinks With Larry wherever you listen to podcasts! Also, find all of us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
106 minutes | Apr 6, 2020
Lonely Hearts Club
Join us for an extra long episode where Julia and Sam put a fresh new spin on some very well known stories. Lets tackle the current state of affairs by discussing Typhoid Mary and then talk about everyone's favorite sad painter Vincent Van Gogh.
65 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
Spring Fever, Spring Killer
Hello all, join Julia and Sam this week as we talk over some of our favorite spring myths and cover the eerily true legend of Staten Island's on Cropsey.
64 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
Innocence and Secrets
Join us this week as as Sam talks about the exoneration of George Allen Jr. and Dewey Bozella, and Julia enthralls us with the tale of North Dakota's most infamous serial killer, Eugene Butler.
58 minutes | Feb 11, 2020
Toss a Coin to Your Cryptids
We are back!!! This time we bring you just a few of the many myths and monsters that make up the lore surrounding Netflix's new hit The Witcher. From hell hounds and cockatrice to succubi and botchlings, join us as we cover some of our favorite myths. Elatedly part of the Civilized Creatures Entertainment Network.
100 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
The Earth is Dying
We are back!!! Join Julia and Sam as we talk about one of the most horrific vampire's in history, Andre Chikatilo.
85 minutes | Jan 2, 2020
Goodbye and Good Riddance!!!
Join Julia and Sam as they wash their hands of the last decade and dive deep into one of histories oldest monsters.
59 minutes | Dec 9, 2019
But Wait... There's More!!!
We're back!!! Join Julia and Sam this week as we talk about serial poisoner Audrey Marie Hilley and the mysteries death of Captain Edward Smith.
49 minutes | Nov 16, 2019
Stairs Are The Real Hell
Come join us for some ghost stories this week! Sam explores a portal to the seventh realm of hell in Stull, Kansas, and Julia regales us with stories of the Ghosts of St. Augustine, Florida.
70 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
The Susan Strangler
IT'S HALLOWEEN...almost!! Join Julia and I this nearly Halloween as we go over Ted Bundy's counterpart, Robert Reldan. Stay spooky and try to keep from wondering, what's in your hometown?!
64 minutes | Oct 29, 2019
Satanists? I'm Staying!
Welcome to the Halloween 2019 episode of What's In Your Hometown, where we gather 'round the campfire to tell each other some very spooky ghost stories. This week, Sam tells us about the Whaley House, the single most haunted location in all of the US, and the tragedies that befell the family that called it home. Then, Julia takes us across the country to Helltown, Ohio, an abandoned region in Summit County, Ohio that's famous for housing Satanists, serial killers, mutants, ghosts, and creepy, creepy neighbors.
62 minutes | Oct 13, 2019
Gator Joe and Big Tom Brown
Welcome to this weeks episode of What's In Your Hometown! Join Julia and Sam as Sam regales us all with the tale of Ma Barker and the Barker-Karpis Gang. This story has everything, nicknames, Gator Joe, and one of America's most famous cult leaders?!
54 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
Hello everyone!!! Join Julia and Sam this week as Sam gloriously fails trying to pronounce all the Danish names associated with the famous haunted Dragsholm Castle and Julia spooks us with her regaling tale of Hell Hotel.
64 minutes | Sep 15, 2019
Nature Is Watching You
Welcome to our One Year Anniversary Special! Today marks one year since the release of the first episode of What's In Your Hometown? So, to celebrate, we've got -cryptids- for you. First, Julia talks about The Bear Lake Monster from Utah and Idaho. Are they real, are they actually ancient, did they wash up on the shores or have we all collectively lost our minds? Then, Sam continues to struggle with sleep paralysis and brings us a tale of the ancient Dark Watchers of the Chumash culture. Or is it the Spanish culture? We actually may never know. Thank you, THANK YOU, for joining us - and with all of the crazy shit in the world you've got to wonder.... what's in your hometown?
95 minutes | Sep 8, 2019
We've got a special guest this week! Brooke from the Married AF Podcast joins us to talk about the Baton Rouge serial killer, Derek Todd Lee, and her personal connection to this gruesome case. Then, Julia and Sam team up to tackle the crimes of The Human Five, a fearsome cult of voodoo practicing axe murderers led by a teenage girl (no, really, that's a thing that happened).Check out the Civilized Creatures Network on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to find out more about us!
104 minutes | Aug 18, 2019
Maybe Don't Eat That?
In this extra-long episode, Julia talks about the chilling murder of Jimmy Michael, a successful entrepreneur from her hometown that was found burned to cinders in his bed - there is only one suspect, and the case is entirely circumstantial. Is this bad police work or was the killer just that bad at hiding their involvement? Then, Sam talks about the infamous Vampire of Sacramento, a paranoid schizophrenic with a bad case of hypochondria and a taste for human flesh. When IS the right time to go to the hospital, anyway?
49 minutes | Jul 29, 2019
The Price is Wrong
Join Julia and Sam tonight to talk about the cursed Crying Boy, and the Gaiola Island. Also join us as Sam mispronounces islet and Julia purges herself of "but anyway."
89 minutes | Jul 15, 2019
It's My Turn To Use The Teeth
In this week's true crime episode, Sam delves into our long awaited listener request about Heather Hodges, a missing mom with a really awful boyfriend. Then, Julia takes us on the wildest ride yet, all the way to Floreana Island in the Galapagos. Whatever happened to La Baronessa and her lovers, and when DID Dr. Ritter get to use the teeth?
78 minutes | Jun 30, 2019
Let's Go To Prison
This week, the Julia talks about the very haunted West Virginia State Penitentiary at Moundsville, WV, which was haunted before there was ever a prison and DEFINITELY hasn't gotten better, and Sam covers the the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, OH. It was used to film the Shawshank Redemption, but the horrors experienced by Andy and Red can't hold a candle to what actually happened inside.
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