Kirsty & Carissa take a detour into true crime with Michelle McNamara's dark, thrilling, and intense investigation of the Golden State Killer and how he was brought to light.
TRIGGER WARNING: Due to the subject material, this episode discusses rape, murder, burglary, and related topics.
Topic: I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
Theme music: "Make It Ours," by Evermore
Outro: "Vintage Frames" by Kai Engel
Kirsty & Carissa go through several flashbacks to enter the OG Gothic Horror world of Frankenstein (and his monster). Who is responsible? Is this the best classic novel of all time? Find out in our next spooky session!
Topic: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Theme Music: "Make It Ours" by Evermore
Kirsty & Carissa dial up the fright factor in Spooky Special #2, highlighting a few of the Internet's most prized scary stories. Listen to this episode in the dark, but make sure to watch out behind you...
Topic: Creepypastas ("Candle Cove," "Blind Maiden Website," "The Smiling Man," "Lavender Town")
To start off the October Spooktacular, Carissa & Kirsty fling themselves into chairs to discuss deals with the devil, art, Victorianism, and murder.
Topic: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Theme Music: "Make it Ours" by Evermore
Carissa & Kirsty test their memory with Harry Potter recaps & a quick trivia session! How much do you remember? This time, we cover Sorcerer's Stone & Chamber of Secrets (and yes, we know it's technically the Philosopher's Stone).
Topic: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone / Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Theme music: "Make It Ours," by Evermore.