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Ghost Town: Strange History, True Crime, & the Paranormal

Jason Horton & Rebecca Leib and Studio71

True Crime, History, Science, Social Sciences

3.8 • 1K Ratings

Overview

Jason Horton & Rebecca Leib discuss and explore some of the most mysterious and interesting events in history. Take a trip to haunted hotels, abandoned malls, deserted amusement parks, paranormal experiences, infamous true crimes, and weird historical and cultural events. This is Ghost Town. Find us on Instagram: @ghosttownpod Check out our video episodes: https://youtu.be/GLchrthqb5o For advertising opportunities please email [email protected]   We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4  Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

588 Episodes

The Nothing Arizona Ghost Town (GT Mini)

A town in Arizona lives up to its name despite attempts to flourish going back as far as the 1970s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3V2clX7 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 May 2024

313: Marie Curie and the Institut Général Psychologique

A world-renowned scientist connects with the beyond in the early 1900s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/4bCm4c9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 May 2024

The Rescuers Movie Controversy (GT Mini)

A controversial secret is discovered in an iconic Disney film in 1999. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/44RhFQJ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 May 2024

312: The Looking For Love Billboard

A strange billboard turns a few heads in Sweetwater, TX. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3UPqlDO Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 May 2024

The Jeopardy Murders (GT Mini)

Mysterious deaths surround a game show winner in the 1990s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3UAVuKU Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 May 2024

311: The Pickfair House Haunting

A Hollywood mansion meets its ghostly demise. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/44fPJWl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 May 2024

The Dark Episode of Studs (GT Mini)

A 1992 episode of a dating show holds a chilling reminder of an infamous murder. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3JzhhfG Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 April 2024

310: The Strange History of Madame Tussauds

An iconic museum has a long and strange history. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3W7uALT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 24 April 2024

The Chevy Chase Show Disaster (GT Mini)

A talk show goes down in flames in 1993. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3UifwcV Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 April 2024

309: The Disappearance of Charles Withers

The April 2024 vanishing of a celebrity chef is not quite what it seems. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/4cXNiLR Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2024

The Rise and Fall of Zapp (GT Mini)

A highly influential band comes to a very dark end in 1999. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/4aUngaJ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 12 April 2024

308: The Cursed Grave of Carl Pruitt

A deadly and otherworldly chain of events begins in late 1930s Kentucky. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3vATskp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 April 2024

The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab (GT Mini)

An dangerous atomic age toy hits the market in 1950. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/4anEFZj Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 5 April 2024

307: The Man in the Iron Lung

An epic survival story and record-breaking tale begins in the early 1950s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/43Qs26D Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

The Exorcist Murders (GT Mini)

A cast member of an iconic horror film is a terror in the real world. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3xcduSL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 March 2024

306: The Rise and Fall of McDonaldland

An iconic fast food playground that began in the 1960s has a dangerous history. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3TS03jB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 March 2024

The Fugitive Ghost (GT Mini)

A mysterious element is discovered in a classic 90s film. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 22 March 2024

305: The David Glenn Lewis Mystery

A vanishing spanning 11 years and thousands of miles begins in 1993 Texas. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3IIQ7m3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2024

Buzzard's Day (GT Mini)

A strange 19th-century holiday is alive and well in the Ohio suburbs. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3TzfywB Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 March 2024

304: The Carol Neulander Murder

A 1994 murder in Cherry Hill, NJ gets the Broadway treatment. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/48Pr4bQ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 March 2024

The Jetpack Murders (GT Mini)

A company on the verge of making a breakthrough in the world of flight in the 1990s ends in murder. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3T1EDim Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 March 2024

303: The Willy Wonka Experience Disaster

An immersive event in Glasgow Scotland proves to be a dismal experience. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3Tkj5io Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

The Immortality Diet (GT Mini)

A 15th century diet promises "immortality". More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3wCmsbD Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 March 2024

302: The Vampire Restaurant War

Renowned vampire novelist Anne Rice waged a bizarre public war against Popeye's Chicken founder Al Copeland in 1997 New Orleans. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Source: https://bit.ly/48v4C7m Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2024

Alien Abduction Insurance (GT Mini)

Otherworldly insurance hits the market in the late 1980s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 23 February 2024

301: Secret Children of the Royal Family

A royal conspiracy brings family secrets to the surface. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3wkBClJ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2024

The Solar Powered Clothes Dryer Scam (GT Mini)

A serial grifter makes millions in the 1990s and asks Hollywood for redemption. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3wjw9vv Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 16 February 2024

300: The Strange History of TGI Fridays

The iconic restaurant chain has a seedy history going back to the 1960s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3UE46RA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 14 February 2024

The “NFL Scripted” Conspiracy (GT Mini)

This football season Super Bowl LVII comes complete with a myriad of conspiracy theories. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3HUznI4 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 9 February 2024

299: The Murder of Jack Irwin

A grisly murder mystery unfolds in southern California's San Gabriel mountains in 1999. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3w5VgSk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 7 February 2024

The Fight Club Starbucks Bombing (GT Mini)

A movie-inspired explosion shook The Big Apple in 2009. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3ukh7op Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 2 February 2024

298: The Oscar Envelope Scandal

The 1939 Academy Awards made history for all the wrong reasons. Check out Vanderpodcalypse Now More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3HDsHhv Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 31 January 2024

Deadly Jarts (GT Mini)

A children's toy dating back to the 1950s proves to be both dangerous and deadly. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47Q5sLC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 26 January 2024

297: Haunted Hellcatraz

Alcatraz is notorious for housing the world's most infamous prisoners, and most sinister ghosts. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3u5NJSU Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 24 January 2024

The NBC "Be There" Disaster (GT Mini)

The 1983 NBC fall line-up was one failure after another. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3vNvSjQ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 19 January 2024

296: The Curse of King Tut's Tomb

A pharaoh's cursed final resting place is unearthed in 1922. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3tV39Ju Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 17 January 2024

Operation Atomic Kitty (GT Mini)

A CIA operation fails miserably in the mid-1960s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/4aLOhhj Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 12 January 2024

295: The Murder of Doctor Thomas Burchard

A murder mystery comes to light in 2019 Las Vegas. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47vIRnN Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 10 January 2024

The Carrier Pigeon Code Mystery (GT Mini)

A wartime secret code was discovered quite accidentally in 1982. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3NNC5Th Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 5 January 2024

294: The Aurora Alien Gravesite

An otherworldly burial puts a small Texas town on the map. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47kiUYg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 3 January 2024

The First Night New Year's Eve Disaster (GT Mini)

A televised New Year's Eve event unraveled in 2012. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47keaSa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 December 2023

293: The End of the Beatles

The biggest band in history goes down in flames on New Year's Eve, 1970. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47teUop Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 27 December 2023

Christmas Movie Deaths (GT Mini)

These Christmas movies have a dark and deadly side. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47aCi9Q Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 22 December 2023

292: The Christmas Cannibal

A dark and shadowy figure brings fear and terror during Christmastime in 16th-century France. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/41qnqD7 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 December 2023

The Star Wars Holiday Special (GT Mini)

A holiday special spins out of orbit in 1978. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/470HY6r Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 15 December 2023

291: The Strange History of the Hollywood Sign

The 100th anniversary of the iconic Hollywood sign comes with its own dark and strange history. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/46M9Cnu Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 December 2023

The Pottersville Christmas Disaster (GT Mini)

A bizarre Christmas movie flies under the radar for good reason in 2017. A late 19th century encrypted love letter remains a mystery. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/46QxpCy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 8 December 2023

290: The Dorabella Cipher

A late 19th century encrypted love letter remains a mystery. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 6 December 2023

The Restaurant of Mistaken Orders (GT Mini)

A restaurant in Japan raises awareness by getting your orders intentionally wrong. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/47yqfnH Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 1 December 2023

289: The Starvation Doctor

A doctor kills her patients with very dangerous treatments in the early 1900s. More Ghost Town: https://www.ghosttownpod.com Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ghosttownpod (7 Day Free Trial!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghosttownpod Sources: https://bit.ly/3Gi8YDg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 29 November 2023

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