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You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, we take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history! Subscribe for free on Spotify to listen our Urban Legends bonus series every Tuesday.

You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, we take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history! Subscribe for free on Spotify to listen our Urban Legends bonus series every Tuesday.

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United States

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You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, we take you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history! Subscribe for free on Spotify to listen our Urban Legends bonus series every Tuesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Karlova Street

5/28/2020
This busy street in Prague is always bustling—flooded with locals and tourists from all over the world. When you're among the crowds, it's easy to miss an unsettling figure watching you from a doorway. He'll look like a barber in period clothing. One who's desperate to give you one more fatal shave.

Duration:00:40:19

Emily’s Bridge

5/21/2020
There's something off about this covered bridge near Stowe, Vermont… Although it is quite short, every foot of the bridge is steeped in history. A legend persists that after a woman died there, her spirit remained—destined to torment anyone who dares cross the river at night.

Duration:00:41:57

The Empire State Building

5/14/2020
It’s the most iconic landmark in New York City, and once the tallest building in the whole world. From a thousand feet up in the air, everything seems so peaceful on the Empire State Building—until you think about how many people lost their lives falling from the towering structure.

Duration:00:42:46

The Crescent Hotel

5/7/2020
The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa is a campus marked by tragedy. Its history as both a school for young girls and a fraudulent hospital left scars that are still evident to this day. A long dead nurse and a schoolgirl who took her own life have been seen wandering this building in the Ozark Mountains.

Duration:00:39:55

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

4/30/2020
Since its founding in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the most celebrated universities in the country. But if you listen to the students, the campus also has a resident not there to teach or study. A woman abandoned by her beloved decades ago, left to die.

Duration:00:39:33

Sneak Peek: DAILY QUOTE, A Parcast Original Series!

4/26/2020
Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it. Enjoy this sneak peek of Daily Quote...

Duration:00:03:29

NEW: Changi Beach

4/23/2020
We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Haunted Places today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. With white sand and turquoise waters, Changi Beach is a slice of paradise harboring a dark secret. During Japan's occupation of Singapore in World War II, the beach was the execution site of thousands of suspected Allied sympathizers. Their spirits are said to be trapped on its shores—damned to suffer from their horrific fate...

Duration:00:40:35

Crossover Week: Mythical Monsters (The Grim Reaper)

4/16/2020
If you enjoy the stories told in Haunted Places, check out this episode from our series Mythical Monsters: Hooded and scythe-wielding, he walks the living world collecting the souls of the recently departed. Signifying death, the Grim Reaper is one of the most recognizable mythical figures in the western world.

Duration:00:54:11

The Tomb of Julia Legare

4/9/2020
On Edisto Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, there sits an imposing mausoleum with the words "J.B. Legare" over the entrance. The doorway stands open, almost inviting. Welcoming you in to meet the woman who was buried alive inside her own grave.

Duration:00:41:57

Fairmont Empress Hotel

4/2/2020
A glamorous hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, the Fairmont Empress Hotel features a number of ghostly residents. Most famously, the man who designed the building himself—Francis Rattenbury. A man whose tragic story had a permanent impact on his masterpiece.

Duration:00:37:15

Parcast Classic: Devil’s Kitchen

3/26/2020
Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! About one mile off of Highway 78 near Tallapoosa, Georgia is a mysterious winding creek that follows a forest of oak trees. After many twists and turns, the endless creek dives deep into a canyon. But if you visit, be...

Duration:00:42:26

Jane Addams Hull House

3/19/2020
Most well known as the headquarters of social reformer Jane Addams, Hull House was a place of hope for many impoverished individuals living in Chicago after the fire of 1871. Even so, it is also known for a menagerie of ghostly residents, as well as a persistent rumor that a woman gave birth to a cursed child in its attic.

Duration:00:41:29

Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!

3/16/2020
Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown…Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most...

Duration:00:14:21

Suvarnabhumi Airport

3/12/2020
Built atop an ancient Thai cemetery, the Suvarnabhumi Airport is a working transportation hub located in an area commonly known as the “Cobra Swamp.” Strange events have occured at the airport since the beginning of its construction.

Duration:00:43:28

The Pine Barrens

3/5/2020
Bat-like wings, a horse's head, claws, horns, and hooves. The Pine Barrens are said to be home to one of America's most notorious monsters—the Jersey Devil. But, the Devil isn't the only creature haunting the woods...

Duration:00:38:39

Old Faithful Inn

2/27/2020
It is a century-old hotel overlooking one of Yellowstone National Park’s most iconic natural wonders. The “widow’s walk” features prominently in the Old Faithful Inn’s most famous ghost story about a young bride, her cruel husband, and a severed head.

Duration:00:41:39

Haunted Places Rewind: Island of the Dolls

2/23/2020
On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Haunted Places that you might have missed! Quiet whispers, distant singing, and hundreds of mutilated dolls staring at those who pass. This is the eerie Island of the Dolls. Along the canals of Xochimilco, legends tell of a drowned girl searching for her doll in the afterlife, a woman who haunts the canals hoping to kidnap children, and Don Julian, a man rumored to have built the shrine of dolls—and who died...

Duration:00:43:52

The Brown Building

2/20/2020
Few can imagine that a nondescript building housing NYU classrooms was once the stage for a horrific catastrophe. More than a hundred workers lost there lives in this high-rise. And their desperate screams for help can still be heard from the elevator shafts and fire escapes.

Duration:00:42:58

Introducing PARCAST DAILY, A Parcast Original Series!

2/19/2020
Every Monday through Friday, Parcast Daily filters through all of your favorite Parcast shows to highlight one timely and relevant episode premiering each day. You might hear about a calculating killer on Female Criminals, delve into the minds of history and fiction’s greatest bad guys on Villains, or spiral down into intrigue and speculation on Conspiracy Theories. Whatever your tastes, you’ll always get something new on Parcast Daily. Enjoy this exclusive clip from our featured episode:...

Duration:00:14:50

Lizzie Borden B&B

2/13/2020
Lizzie Borden’s story has inspired everything from nursery rhymes to a Lifetime television series. The site where her parents were murdered in 1892, a three-story house at what was then 92 Second Street, is now a bed and breakfast.

Duration:00:44:33