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Patrick Keller, of BigSéance.com, invites you to join an open discussion on all things paranormal, but specifically topics like ghosts & hauntings, paranormal research, spirit communication, psychics & mediums, and life after death. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!
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  DeAnna Simpson and author Joni Mayhan join Patrick to discuss their new book, The Hanover Haunting: The DeAnna Simpson Story. The true story, which takes place in a home made popular by an episode of the Travel Channel's The Dead Files, chronicles 12 years of frightening paranormal activity. Visit BigSeance.com/159 for more info.    Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro 1:04 However you listen to the show, have you subscribed? And are you a member of the Big Seance Parlor on Facebook? You should be! 1:48 Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “The Healer” tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 2:58 Please welcome Joni Mayhan back to the parlor. She was last here in Episode 120. Joni brings guest, DeAnna Simpson, to tell her haunting story. 5:05 A local Fox News Station first covered the haunting in DeAnna’s home, prompting a lot of attention and a string of investigations by several paranormal teams and TV programs. 6:28 After bringing several paranormal teams and personalities into the house, DeAnna was blown away by the validation of the activity going on in her home. 9:05 For years, DeAnna’s husband was not a believer and refused to acknowledge the hauntings in their home. Then one day that changed. 10:07 DeAnna was targeted by the spirits in the house, and she was isolated from her husband and family. 13:20 The dreams. PLUS Amy Allan from Travel Channel’s The Dead Files. 14:30 Trapped! DeAnna’s terrifying experience of being lured to a basement closet. 20:30 Hearing from Joni about the process of gathering and telling DeAnna’s stories. 25:40 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 27:28 Why didn’t DeAnna and her husband just move? 29:15 Christiana, the protector. 31:20 Poltergeist? Recently A&E’s revamped Ghost Hunters series with Grant Wilson visited the home. It was a controversial reveal. 32:12 Does DeAnna regret inviting so many paranormal groups and personalities into their home? 35:26 A new outlook! 39:10 PTSD and Mental Health 43:03 The book and where to find it! 50:00 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 51:15 Outro 53:10   For more on Joni and The Hanover Haunting Joni's previous interview here on the Big Seance Podcast Hanover Haunting: The DeAnna Simpson Story on Amazon Hanover Haunting: The DeAnna Simpson Story on Facebook JoniMayhan.com Joni Mayhan on Facebook Twitter: @Joni_Mayhan   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!     
  In this episode, Patrick discusses the documentary series Hellier from Planet Weird, season 4 of Travel Channel's Kindred Spirits, Shannon Taggart's photography book Séance and more! Visit BigSeance.com/158 for more info.   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Intro :33 Just some news and updates in this episode! 1:25 Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “Honey and Spice” by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 2:23 A look back at Patrick's interview with Shannon Taggart in episode 89.  3:44 Séance, the book that captures Spiritualism through photography, by Shannon Taggart. 5:46 Have you watched Hellier, the documentary series? 8:15 A look back and Patrick's interview with Greg and Dana Newkirk in episode 81. 9:05 A look back at Patrick's interview with Karl Pfeiffer in episode 86. 11:26 More on Season 1 and 2 of Hellier! 13:21 Season 4 of Amy Bruni and Adam Berry's Kindred Spirits on Travel Channel, now with the addition of Chip Coffey! 18:40 The Hollywood Medium, Tyler Henry! 19:53 The Victorian Book of the Dead 21:23 This week I’ll be speaking at a local library, and on February 8th I’ll be at the American Haunting’s Dead of Winter Event in Alton, Illinois! 21:55 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 22:34 Outro 24:26   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance! 
A haunted weekend full of spirit communication experiments with Patrick and Karen A. Dahlman for Part Two of a special road trip to the Haunted Castle House in Brumley, Missouri. Experiments include the Estes Method, spirit box, Ouija, and the SLS camera. Visit BigSeance.com/157 for more info!   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :33 Intro 3:17 If you haven’t listened to Part One, do that now. In Part Two we cover the experiments. We were completely open to engaging in spirit communication the entire weekend. 4:00 A brief warning about this episode. 5:02 Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “The Warrior Tea” by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 5:40 More background and history of the Haunted Castle House property, including possible builders, deaths in the home, and the medical doctors who practiced in the house while they made the place their home. 6:55 Sitting down in the parlor with Steve’s portal device. 10:20 A walkthrough of the house with the SLS camera, which in theory, shows spirit energy in the form of stick-like figures. Plus Karen gets pretty spooked! 12:22 The magical walk-in closet that connected Patrick’s room with Karen’s room. 15:50 More SLS camera, PLUS no one would have guessed how freaked out Karen would be during this walkthrough. 17:01 Karen’s dance off with the SLS camera figures. 20:05 More investigating 21:55 In the upstairs turret room, Karen sat down at the Ouija Board with Judy while Steve filmed with the SLS camera. Patrick and Steve witnessed some really interesting phenomena during their ouija session. 23:26 Karen and Judy get to see the same footage Patrick and Steve were watching. 27:38 After a good night’s sleep, the next morning Steve and Judy gave Patrick and Karen a tour around the property outside, including both graveyards, and the possible civil war campsite nearby in the backyard. Our new cat friend joined us the whole way. 28:50 Sasquatch, Dogman, Orbs, and UFOs. Too much? 33:14 Did Karen spot Bigfoot?! 33:40 Steve and Judy have a rule about scaring each other. 34:05 On the second night of their stay, Patrick introduced the “Estes Method” to the rest of the group. 35:13 Karen was up first for the Estes Method. From the very beginning, a medical theme was noticed. 38:05 A battle theme seems to show up as well. 47:03 How Karen felt about the session. And Steve is up next! And right off the bat, Patrick’s name is called out! And the medical and battlefield themes continue. And eight? 6:55 What’s that sound? Is someone in the house with us? 1:00:00 False Alarm 1:01:10 “Fat cookie” 1:02:16 “Death.” “I’m dead.” 1:05:00 A dangerous story from the battlefield 1:08:48 Steve talks about his experience with the Estes Method. 1:12:17 It’s Judy’s turn. The medical theme continues, and Patrick’s name is called out once again, as well as Judy. 1:13:56 Judy hands off the headphones to Patrick for the final Estes Method session. 1:17:22 The next morning Patrick and Karen drove back to Saint Louis in the snow, and it was NOT fun. 1:18:57 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:19:49 Outro 1:21:53   For more on the Haunted Castle House Haunted Castle House Part One - Episode #156 HauntedCastleHouse.com Facebook Haunted Castle House on The Dead Files Patrick's PART ONE and PART TWO videos from The Haunted Castle House road trip.    The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!   
Join Patrick and Karen A. Dahlman for part one of a special haunted road trip weekend to the Haunted Castle House in Brumley, Missouri. The owners share their experiences, and the journey that led them to buying a haunted house. Visit BigSeance.com/156 for more info!   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro 1:06 What you’re about to hear in this Part One episode. Check out both the PART ONE and PART TWO videos from the road trip on YouTube! 1:46 Pouring the tea! The owners of the Haunted Castle House poured Nuwati Herbals tea to Patrick and Karen each night. Nuwati Herbals is the sponsor of today's episode. Looking for a new tea? Try "Thunder Heart", which supports healthy hearts. 2:53 Picking up Karen A. Dahlman for breakfast and then they hit the road for their trip! But they had to stop at a cemetery on the way! 5:09 Some of the history of the Haunted Castle House in Brumley, Missouri. 7:35 The house was featured on The Travel Channel's The Dead Files, and you can watch it HERE. 9:43 Doppelgänger or Bilocation? Steve shares a story of one of the haunting experiences the previous owners of the house had. 10:04 Some background on Steve and Judy’s journey from being super skeptic to believing in the possibilities of the paranormal. A visit to the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas was the big turning point! 12:56 Some of the creepiest pieces of video evidence your host has ever seen! 15:35 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 26:10   More about Steve and Judy’s Christian background and their current thoughts about both the paranormal and their haunted property. 27:40 Karen shares a message for Judy and Steve that she received from the guides through her Ouija board. 34:42 Should you be sleeping North to South? 43:15 “Haunted houses for sale.” The story of just how Steve and Judy ended up with a historic and haunted house. 46:24 The energy of the house 48:31 A Sneak Peek of PART TWO! Investigation and communication with spirit. 59:39 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:02:30 Additional music in this episode (Midnight Tale and Arcadia) is from the great Kevin MacLeod, who can be found at incompetech.com. 1:04:15 Outro 1:04:25   For more on the Haunted Castle House HauntedCastleHouse.com Facebook Haunted Castle House on The Dead Files Patrick's PART ONE and PART TWO videos from The Haunted Castle House road trip.    The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!   
Author, Hypnotherapist, and former Victoria's Secret model, Kimberly Friedmutter describes what it's like to be hypnotized, and the benefits of hypnotherapy. Plus her former life as a dinosaur, and her book, Subconscious Power: Use Your Inner Mind to Create the Life You’ve Always Wanted. Visit BigSeance.com/155 for more info!   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :33 Intro 1:25 A quick look at what’s coming in the next episode (#156) 2:04 Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “The Storyteller Tea” by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 3:20 Kimberly’s bio 4:34 Welcome to the parlor, Kimberly! 6:37 Hypnosis… is it paranormal? 7:46 Does hypnosis require intuition? 10:25 Remote Viewing 12:15 “She’s keying my car!” A fascinating example of remote viewing. 15:00 The victim state and accountability. 18:50 Who was Kimberly Friedmutter before hypnosis? 21:49 What does being hypnotized feel like? And what does a hypnotherapy session look like? 24:53 Snoring! And drool? 31:05 “You will have no memory of this conversation.” 33:58 The conscious and subconscious 37:05 Regression and past lives in hypnosis 38:58 Kimberly accidentally regressed herself in a session recently…. and it turns out she used to be a dinosaur! 44:57 Drought and the state of lack. Final thoughts from Kimberly. 51:30 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 56:55 Outro 58:49   For more on Kimberly Friedmutter KimberlyFriedmutter.com Kimberly's Book, Subconscious Power: Use Your Inner Mind to Create the Life You’ve Always Wanted. Facebook Twitter: @KimFriedmutter Instagram   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!       
Looking back on the 1938 War of the Worlds radio drama broadcast by The Mercury Theatre on the Air, which was directed and narrated by Orson Welles as an adaptation of H.G. Wells's novel from 1898. It was broadcast over the CBS radio network and caused panic all over the country! Visit BigSeance.com/154 for more info. Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Intro :00 Some background on War of the Worlds and what inspired this episode :46 Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “Walk in Balance” tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 4:26 Orson Welles' 1938 War of the Worlds radio drama broadcast by The Mercury Theatre on the Air. 5:28 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 1:03:17 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:05:00 Outro 1:06:55   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance! 
It's another episode packed with feedback, thoughts, and questions from listeners of the show. Topics include the Missouri Meteor, Life After Death, Past Life Regression, John Oliver's rant on psychic mediums, plus paranormal experiences and ghost stories! Visit BigSeance.com/153 for more info. Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Intro :33 War of the Worlds or Missouri Meteor? 1:23 About collecting the listener feedback for this episode. 5:49 Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “Christmas Tea” by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 6:24 Audio feedback from Keli on Past Life Regression 8:02 Email from Sandra with a story about a young woman care worker who works with her elderly Mum. 9:35 Email from Jeanette regarding learning about her own abilities and intuition. 11:54 Two opposing emails in response to episodes 137 and 139, both having to do with John Oliver and his skeptic rant about psychic mediums. 13:21 An email from Lynn with a question about “every day people” sharing ghost stories on the show. 17:31 An email from Bruce Williams with great feedback from the August Goforth episode! 19:08 Memories of family, table tipping, and stories of the Spiritualist Movement. 21:45 Email from Kim with some paranormal experiences that happened while listening to the Annie Wilder episode! 24:02 Feedback from Melissa and her daughter, practicing witches who have begun their own spiritual cleansing business. They were recently guests on the show, Life Laughter Happiness. 25:31 Questions about life after death and how we live on the Other Side. 26:35 Helen has a question about animals on the Other Side. Do we hunt and fish while on the Other Side? How is this heaven for the animals to be hunted for eternity? 28:37 AnnMarie has three fantastic spooky stories, including house sitting in a haunted house, a helpful ghost, and a Ouija Board experience! 30:36 Jeremiah had some paranormal experiences while staying the night at the Hotel Frederick in Boonville, Missouri. 41:39 Kind words from Sue 44:35 Fires, apportations, and physical attacks during seances. 45:41 Richard Estep’s book about the Haunted Farrar School 46:56 New iTunes and Apple Podcast Reviews! 48:11 Anyone going to the 2nd Annual Women’s International Para-Retreat? 52:26 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 53:06 Outro 55:00 Bloopers 56:40   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!      
For years Patrick has wanted to interview psychic medium, author, researcher, and television personality Michelle Belanger. Discussion includes topics from her books, The Ghost Hunter's Survival Guide, Psychic Dreamwalking, and much more! Visit BigSeance.com/152 for more info!   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode:   Episode Teaser :00   Intro :42   Patrick has wanted to interview Michelle Belanger for years! 1:24   Pouring the tea! Today Patrick is drinking “Wind Dancer” tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 1:58   Michelle’s Bio 2:46   Michelle had a love of books from a young age, and she currently has a library of over 5,000 books! 5:40   A supportive mother and grandmother 8:34   A common misunderstanding of the word “occult” 10:10   The Ghost Hunter’s Survival Guide is an amazing resource, not only for paranormal investigators, but also for homeowners dealing with a haunting, or anyone wanting to learn psychic self-defense. 12:29   Breath — the simplest form of meditation. 16:20   Using physical objects as a kind of holy item. 17:51   Michelle’s work on the Travel Channel's Portals to Hell series with Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman, and experiences at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. 18:49   This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 27:04   Michelle's book, Psychic Dreamwalking, and Patrick's dream about Lady Gaga. 28:47   Creating your own personal Dream Haven 34:17   The beautiful and haunted Inspiration House 35:43   A thoughtful and considerate ghost that tucks you in. 43:19   Cultivating a happy home for both the living and the dead 44:29   Michelle's advice for those who are different. 48:56 Final thoughts and upcoming projects! 51:49  A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 55:01 Outro 56:55   For more on Michelle Belanger MichelleBelanger.com Facebook Twitter   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!    
  Scott L. and Amber co-host the Ghostly Talk Podcast, which has archives that go all the way back to 2002. They stopped by the parlor to dish on all things paranormal, including psychics and mediums, life on the Other Side, paranormal burnout, and a good honest look at the state of the paranormal community and “ghost hunting.” Be ready to poke fun at yourself. Visit BigSeance.com/151 for more info.   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :32 Intro 1:20 In the last month, Patrick has been a guest on a handful of really cool podcasts! 2:02 Ghostly Talk Podcast (Episode 92) Podcast Junkies (Episode 205) Scareberia Podcast (Episode 25)   Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking “Honey and Spice”, a flavored tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 3:28   About the Ghostly Talk Podcast 5:07 Patrick and the Ghostly Talk hosts have run into each other several times at the Haunted America Conference in Alton, Illinois. 7:22 Ghostly Talk has show archives that go all the way back to 2002. They’ve seen a lot of trends and stories come and go. Where are we in the great “paranormal craze?” 10:29 Paranormal Burnout is a thing! 14:25 The good and bad of Paranormal Television. 18:35 Bad practices and responsible paranormal investigations of private residences 19:40 “Brost Hunters” 21:40 Corn field photos, rock band photos, Sears wicker photos, and some of what annoys Patrick about the “ghost hunting” community 23:23 Highlights and memorable guests from the Ghostly Talk Podcast 32:50 Reminiscing about past Haunted America Conferences and the community that Troy Taylor has built 38:31 Scott and Amber have been to many paranormal conferences all over! 40:29 Monster trucks, ticks, and getting lost in the woods of Missouri 46:37 Final thoughts from Scott and Amber and where to find them online 51:24 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 53:07 Outro 55:14   For more on Ghostly Talk   GhostlyTalk.com Ghostly Talk on Facebook  Twitter: @ghostly_talk   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!    
Author and paranormal investigator, Richard Estep, returns to talk about his chilling brand new book, The Horrors of Fox Hollow Farm: Unraveling the History & Hauntings of a Serial Killer’s Home. Fox Hollow Farm is the beautiful Indiana home, complete with indoor pool, where Herb Baumeister allegedly murdered numerous men from the gay community in the 1990s. Is it haunted? And if so, who by? Visit BigSeance.com/150 for more!   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro :56 The groundbreaking Serial podcast, the popularity of True Crime, and an introduction of the story you’re about to hear today. 1:37 Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking “Share My Blanket” tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 3:17 Please welcome author and paranormal investigator Richard Estep to the parlor! Richard returns to the podcast, this time to share his encounters with the haunting of the infamous Fox Hollow Farm, where Herbert Baumeister allegedly murdered numerous men from the LGBT community in the 1990s. 4:25 Richard’s parlor drink! 6:38 Some backstory of Fox Hollow Farm and the family that currently lives at the estate. 7:40 During Richard’s investigations of Fox Hollow, he made a point to never sleep there. 10:20 The number of men who lost their lives at Fox Hollow. 10:29 A “complex haunting.” 13:56 Who or what is haunting Fox Hollow Farm? Plus, being sensitive about the details of such a recent crime case. 15:25 Who was Herb Baumeister? How did he lure his victims? 17:30    The pool in the basement… and the mannequins. That’s right. MANNEQUINS! 21:03 The one victim who survived and helped to break the case. 22:37 The strange news footage Herb was featured in just before he was caught. 24:00 Herbert Baumeister is sometimes known as “The I-70 Strangler.” 26:00 Discovering bones in the woods. 26:48 How did Herb’s family NOT see the signs?! 28:25 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 29:26 More on Tony Harris (pseudonym), the lone survivor and the only living witness. 31:09 A dangerous love story. 34:23 “Sounds like Joe (SLJ)” and “The Frog.” 36:57 Being dragged under the water. 39:00 Richard shares some of the experiences from his investigations of Fox Hollow Farm. 40:10 Some great EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena) evidence! 42:45 Paranormal activity always happens off camera! 47:55 Final thoughts from Richard Estep! 51:50 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 54:09 Outro 6:06 International Podcast Day is September 30th! How will YOU celebrate? 57:48   For more on Richard Estep Richard's most recent previous appearance on The Big Seance Podcast (#136). Richard’s first appearance on The Big Seance Podcast (#44) RichardEstep.net The Horrors of Fox Hollow Farm on Amazon Richard Estep on Facebook @estepr on Twitter   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!    
  Author and spiritual medium, Claire Broad, returns to discuss her new book, What the Dead are Dying to Teach Us: Lessons Learned from the Afterlife. Topics include Reincarnation, Rising Up Above Fear, Nobody Dies Alone, and more! Visit BigSeance.com/149 Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :33 Intro 1:23 Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking “Laughing Coyote” tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 2:05 Claire Broad’s Bio and the description of her brand new book, What the Dead are Dying to Teach Us: Lessons Learned from the Afterlife 3:23 Get to know more about Claire and her journey through this book! 5:44 Reincarnation and Past Lives 8:49 As the “Honest Medium”, Claire is not opposed to questioning mediumship. 16:56 At the age of 10, Claire Broad had a premonition of the Challenger disaster in the US. 20:55 Childhood out of body experiences and flying 25:03 How can we tell if we’ve had a true spirit visitation in a dream? 30:08 Spirit Guides vs. Spirit Guardians 33:30 Advice on finding genuine, honest mediums, and what to look out for. 35:16 Claire’s book bravely takes on religion in a chapter called “Rise Up Above Fear.” 42:24 A world where all of our deities and spirit teachers of all faiths are friends. 57:08 Living with and growing up around folks with atheist and agnostic beliefs. 1:08:29 Nobody Dies Alone 1:10:29 Be open to spiritual and supernatural moments around the time of someone’s death. Don’t dismiss those experiences. 1:17:15 Mediums are human and they grieve too. 1:20:41 Final thoughts from Claire. 1:23:04 Bonus interview content for Patreon Paranerds can be found at Patreon.com/BigSeance. 1:24:37 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:25:05 Outro 1:26:55 International Podcast Day is September 30th! How will YOU celebrate? 1:28:35   For more on Claire Broad ClaireBroad.com Claire on Facebook Claire on Twitter: @CBMediumship What the Dead are Dying to Teach Us on Amazon Claire's previous appearance on the podcast (Episode 134) Claire's previous appearance on the podcast (Episode 107) Claire's previous appearance on the podcast (Episode 47) Claire’s first appearance on the podcast (Episode 38)    The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!    
  Slade Roberson, professional intuitive, author, and host of the Shift Your Spirits Podcast, returns to the parlor. In Part 1 he shares tales of living in a haunted house growing up. In Part 2 he offers intuitive counseling to a listener, a clinical counselor,  with questions about intuition and trauma. Visit BigSeance.com/148 for more.   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro :49 Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking Wind Dancer tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 2:25 Slade Roberson is a professional intuitive, author, and host of the podcast Shift Your Spirits, where he talks about spirituality with fewer hearts and flowers than most New Age blather. He also mentors emerging intuitives, psychics and healers in a program called Automatic Intuition. For Slade's previous episodes on the Big Seance Podcast, check out episodes 125 and 132. 3:42 The teaser for Slade’s first appearance on the Big Seance Podcast. 5:21 Tales of a Fourth Grade Haunting: A prequel to Shift Your Spirits. 6:38 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 22:23 Everyday Intuition — Christine, a listener and professional clinical counselor, stepped in for some intuitive counseling and had questions about intuition and taking on other people’s trauma. 24:16 Christine gets advice on hearing and interpreting information from spirit guides and how to improve this ability. 43:55 Final thoughts from Slade. 54:09 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 57:32 Outro 59:26   For more on Slade Roberson: AutomaticIntuition.com ShiftYourSpirits.com Facebook: Shift Your Spirits Twitter: @SladeRoberson   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!      
Barb Huyser, founder of Small Town Ghosts has been investigating the paranormal since she was a graduate student in 1977. She and her team approach crossover work with something she calls paranormal social work. In this episode you'll hear about the haunting of "Rhoda's House" in one of the greatest stories ever told on the podcast. Visit BigSeance.com/147 for more info.    Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :33 Intro 1:37 You’re about to receive a gift. Barb Huyser is a storyteller, and you’re going to hear what is quite possibly the best story I’ve heard here on the Big Seance. 2:20 Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking “Eye of the Hawk” tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 3:24 Barb is an author and the founder of Small Town Ghosts out of Monmouth, Illinois. She has been investigating the paranormal since she was a graduate student in 1977. 5:35 Barb explains how she and her team approaches crossover work with “paranormal social work.” 7:03 “It’s not a natural thing to have a ghost in our homes.” “My team’s approach has always been, from the very beginning, to see what we could do to help the ghost make a different choice than the one they made at the time that they died, and move on to the Other Side.” 10:35 Crossover work is highly individualized. 11:06 Sometimes they simply don’t know they’re dead. 12:25 When house calls get tough. 16:57 Saving Sarah and the haunting of Rhoda’s House. An amazing story of the single most important investigation Barb was ever a part of. It began in 1977 and didn’t wrap up until 2012! 20:15 Paranormal TV like The Other Side and The Dead Files. 1:12:23 Teaching a new generation to establish rapport and call on the Other Side to assist in crossovers. “This is a time when you can make a difference.” 1:13:45 Establishing boundaries and playing “Let’s Make a Deal” with ghosts. 1:17:00 Putting ghosts on a behavior program. 1:18:29 Cleaning up after thrill-seeking paranormal groups. 1:25:31 When crossovers don’t work, sometimes you just have to evict a bad ghost. 1:31:00 “The rule of thumb.” Is there a secret behind the McPike Mansion? 1:35:54 An upcoming book and final thoughts from Barb Huyser. 1:37:50 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:40:33 Outro 1:42:24   For more on Barb Huyser Barb's book, Small Town Ghosts on Amazon Barb on Facebook   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!   
After a paranormal weekend at the Haunted America Conference, Karen A. Dahlman joins Patrick for an overnight Ouija session and a creepy exploration through the dark corridors of the haunted Lemp Mansion in Saint Louis, Missouri. Visit BigSeance.com/146 for more info.   Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro 1:11 We have new listeners! Welcome! And let us know how you found us! 1:54 Pouring the tea! Today I'm drinking Calming the Storm tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 2:37  Patrick recently attended and had a great time at the Haunted America Conference! He’s never been in the same room with so many Big Seance family members! 3:47 Karen A. Dahlman was a new addition to the Haunted America Conference. She was also a speaker and was a big hit! 5:41 Karen’s turning point with the Ouija Board. 6:42 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 16:35 On the last night of the conference, Karen offered a workshop on working with the Ouija. And for the first time in six years of working with the board, Patrick’s planchette moved! 18:15 Circus Flora, a 30-year tradition in Saint Louis 18:54 Karen and Patrick spent the night at the haunted Lemp Mansion in Saint Louis! Patrick previously stayed in the William Lemp Suite, but this time stayed in the beautiful Lavender Suite. Karen stayed in the Elsa Suite, which is in the spooky attic! 19:37 Giving some kids a scare, and a Lemp Mansion experience they’ll always remember. 20:24 A brief history of the Lemp family, the mansion, and the suicides that happened there. For more information on the Lemp family, check out the American Hauntings Podcast. 22:56 Karen and Patrick sat down in the Lavender Suite for a two hour session using the Ouija Board, a K-2 meter, a spirit box, and the Ovilus 5. Here’s a taste of that session. 27:58 NANCY HUSBAND from the Ouija Board. 33:45 Introducing the spirit box to the session. 35:26 PEOPLE! from the spirit box while the table vibrates. 38:35 ALVIN (who isn’t here), ERIC, MOTHER, and PROTECT! from the spirit box. 39:35 PEOPLE! again (and again and again!) 42:00 OUIJA(ee) from the spirit box. 44:29 And this time, OUIJA(ee) BOARD from the spirit box. 44:52 Patrick and Karen went LIVE on Facebook for the Big Seance Parlor, and talked about the “Ouija(ee) Board” EVP that Patrick captured 5 or 6 years ago. 45:24 Patrick’s “Ouija(ee) Board” EVP clip from 5 or 6 years ago. 48:10 Some fun discussion about experiences from that weekend at the Haunted America Conference, Patrick’s experiences at Karen’s workshop, and the rest of their Lemp ouija session. 48:50 A late night exploration of the Lemp Mansion. 59:56 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:02:22 Outro 1:04:18 Easter Egg 1:06:03   Additional music in this episode was provided by the great Kevin McLeod from Incompetech.com.    For more on Karen A. Dahlman  KarenADahlman.com Twitter: @KarenADahlman Karen on Facebook   For more Ouija and Karen at the Big Seance Highlights from the 2016 Halloween Seance with Ouija Expert Karen A. Dahlman (Audio) Full Video of the 2016 Halloween Seance on YouTube Our previous LIVE Ouija session with Karen (Video) Highlights from the previous LIVE Ouija session with Karen (Audio) Karen A. Dahlman, The Spirit of Alchemy, and More Ouija LIVE, Episode #39 – August 20, 2015 The Spirit of Creativity and More Ouija with Karen A. Dahlman, Episode #29 – February 19, 2015 Spirits of Ouija with Karen A. Dahlman, Episode #5 – July 23, 2014 The Legends, Lore, and Symbols of Halloween, with Special C0-Host, Karen A. Dahlman, Episode #17 – October 16, 2014   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance! 
What really happened during the Enfield Poltergeist investigation conducted by Maurice Grosse and Guy Lyon Playfair from 1977 to 1978? Were the voices from Janet Hodgeson real? Just how much was Ed and Lorraine Warren involved? And was the case anything like the Conjuring 2 film portrayed it? Dr. Melvyn Willin digitized the tapes that haven’t been heard in forty years and compiled the transcriptions into his brand new book, The Enfield Poltergeist Tapes: One of the most disturbing cases in history. What really happened? For more info, visit BigSeance.com/145 Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :32 Intro 1:22 Some background on Enfield and previous podcast episodes covering the topic (Episodes 54, 55, 56) 2:05 Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking “The Healer” by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 3:12 Dr. Melvyn Willin’s Bio 5:27 How Dr. Willin became the custodian of the 400 hours of Enfield tapes, and how the transcription process worked. 7:01 A funny memory of Patrick’s conversation with Guy Lyon Playfair in his mobile studio (cardboard box). 10:09 An audio sample of the infamous Enfield Poltergeist voices. 12:27 What it was like listening to and transcribing so much frightening audio. 15:50 Due to age and quality of the tapes, some of the tapes were not even able to be played or digitized. 16:53 The problems Dr. Willin ran into while transcribing tapes. 18:03 Listening back to a strained and overwhelming investigation. 19:08 Some of the other phenomena documented on the tapes. 21:10 A circus with lots of guests and a rumored “guest book.” 23:32 A difficult home life for the Hodgeson family. 25:42 And what was really going on with Janet? Was it possession? Was it psychological? 27:34 The case was and still is very controversial among the members of the Society for Psychical Research (SPR), and opinions vary. 28:55 One of the best sections in the book allowed living witnesses and guests involved in the investigation to express their opinions after 40 years have passed. 30:54 The inaccuracies of The Conjuring 2 film. PLUS what did the tapes have to say about the involvement of Ed and Lorraine Warren? 32:20 Some of the furniture in the home came from a home in which a small child was murdered. 37:19 Hazel Short, the “Lollipop Lady.” 38:11 Janet spent 6 weeks in a hospital during the span of the investigations. 40:27 How much of the activity was genuine? 43:14 Music and the paranormal, channeling music, ghosts with violins, and music in telepathy! 44:37 Using music as a trigger for spirit activity and/or communication. 47:26 Will we be able to hear any of the recently digitized Enfield Poltergeist tapes? 49:38 Final thoughts from Dr. Melvyn Willin 50:52 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 52:14 Outro 53:50   For more on Dr. Melvyn Willin: The Enfield Poltergeist Tapes: One of the most disturbing cases in history. What really happened? (Amazon link) Dr. Melvyn Willin and the Society for Psychical Research (SPR) White Crow Books   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!  
Sandra Champlain, author and host of We Don't Die Radio, shares her journey from the fear of dying to a passion for sharing the news that we all survive death. Plus amazing stories of seances and physical mediumship! Visit BigSeance.com/144 for more info. Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro 1:08 Sandra Champlain’s Bio 1:50 Pouring the tea! Today I'm drinking "Warrior Tea" by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 2:40 Welcome to the parlor, Sandra Champlain! 3:50 Grief and the fear of dying. 4:45 When you realize that we don’t die, everyone makes it to the Other Side, and our loved ones will be there to greet us. 7:42 Sandra’s tipping point was a course in mediumship and discovering Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP). 10:48 In 2011, while sitting in her car after a movie, Sandra recorded a video of herself after realizing it was time to share her story. 17:10 Sandra shares more from experiences while studying mediumship at the Arthur Findlay College. 24:07 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 33:33 Sandra has been a part of many seances, and she recounts some of the more fascinating physical phenomena that she has witnessed while sitting with physical medium, Scott Milligan. 35:15 Moving stories of evidential mediumship, plus scientist Sonia Rinaldi and her work with Instrumental Trans Communication (ITC). 43:05 With so many interviews on We Don’t Die Radio and all the experiences since the book, We Don’t Die was written in 2013, what has Sandra learned since then? 47:59  Where to find Sandra Champlain, plus her final thoughts! 56:14 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 59:50 Outro 1:01:23   For more on Sandra Champlain WeDontDieRadio.com We Don't Die Radio on YouTube WeDontDie.com The book, We Don't Die: A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death We Don't Die on Facebok Twitter: @SandraChamplain   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!  
August Goforth is a licensed psychotherapist and spirit medium. He shares the dialogues between co-author and late partner, Timothy Gray, along with a multitude of spirit beings, from the book The Risen: Dialogues of Love, Grief & Survival Beyond Death. Visit BigSeance.com/143 for more info.  Other Listening Options Direct Download Link   In this episode: This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals – “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! :00 Episode Teaser :32 Intro 1:40 It’s summer for your host! Plus Amazing Grace, the Aretha Franklin documentary. 2:22 Pouring the tea! Today I’m drinking “The Storyteller Tea” by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 3:05 August Goforth’s biography and information about his book, The Risen: Dialogues of Love, Grief & Survival Beyond Death. 4:15 Because the material in The Risen is rather dense, August includes the following passage multiple times throughout the book: “These words may not make conscious sense at this time, but my spiritual senses comprehend and retain this knowledge for Authentic Self.” 7:13 Take a deep breath. 12:07 Who is Timothy Gray? 13:23 Timothy physically manifested for August and over time asked him to write a book. Tim, along with thousands of other spirit beings, co-authored the book with August. 14:55 The bond between August and Timothy, and a larger purpose. 18:30 Much of the material came to August through something called “infospheres.” 20:24 After years of working on the book with the risen, August needed a break. 23:28 More about the “infospheres” and how they worked in the process. 26:10 More about Tim’s first manifestation with August. 31:55 When here and “otherwhere” merge. Plus the difference between "phenomena" and "noumena". 35:24 Tim’s manifestation for for August often included the sensation of touch. 38:15 Patrick compares August’s response to Tim’s first manifestations to his own strange experience that is described in a blog post entitled, The Hand That Rocks Your Dreams. 39:25 A comforting message from the risen on the topic of suicide. 46:38 “These books were written for the future and not the present.” Are you ready to check out the books? 57:45 How to find a mental health professional who is trustworthy and open to discussions of spirituality or psychic gifts and abilities. 1:02:19 Ethics for mental health professionals who are also mediums. 1:07:35 Final Thoughts from August Goforth 1:12:33 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:16:24 Outro 1:17:56   For More on August Goforth and The Risen therisenbooks.com "The Risen" on Facebook August Goforth on Instagram August's Writings About Mediumship August's Writings About Self-Exiting   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!  
Former guests and listeners of the show share their tips and techniques for clearing a space of funky energy or removing unwanted spirit visitors. Visit BigSeance.com/142 for more info. Other Android OptionsListen in Spotify Listen in Stitcher Listen in iHeart Radio Direct Download Link In this episode: Intro :00 Is there one correct way to clear or cleanse a space of nasty funky energy or spirit visitors? Of course not! :52 Pouring the tea! Today I'm drinking "Walk in Balance" herbal tea by the sponsor of today’s episode, Nuwati Herbals. 1:45 Getting rid of bad energy and setting boundaries with spirit. A SpeakPipe message from Erin. 3:33 Previous guest, Amber Choisella, shares her favorite techniques in a voicemail. 5:03 Speaking of negative energy, the very FIRST episode of the Big Seance Podcast was with my friend, Marilyn Painter, and it was all about Dealing with Lower Energies/Demons/Possessions. Here’s a look back on that episode from 5 years ago. Learn more about Marilyn Painter at PsychicQuests.com. 7:30 In The Ghost Hunter’s Survival Guide by Michelle Belanger, she gives basic steps for a cleansing, but also a technique where you imagine a bubble that surrounds and protects a space. 19:35 Former guest Loyd Auerbach’s Ghost Hunting: How to Investigate the Paranormal discusses using magnets as well as banishing rituals. 23:24 This episode of The Big Seance Podcast is sponsored by Nuwati Herbals - “Herbal Remedies from Mother Earth.” Visit NuwatiHerbals.com and use the code BIGSEANCE to receive 15% off your Nuwati Herbals order as a THANK YOU! 26:27Former guest Guy Lyon Playfair included a section called “What to do with your poltergeist” in his book, This House is Haunted: The Amazing Inside Story of the Enfield Poltergeist. 28:10 Chip Coffey, former guest and author of Growing Up Psychic: My Story of Not Just Surviving but Thriving - And How Others Like Me Can, Too, likes saging and prayer bells! 31:18 “Don’t touch the Holy water!” That’s what Mary Ann Winkowski, author of When Ghosts Speak: Understanding the World of Earthbound Spirits suggests. Instead, use white light, sea salt, quince seeds, smudging, or blessings. 35:30 Steps for a sage burning ceremony from former guest, Janice Carlson from her book, Soul Sensing: How to Communicate With Your Dead Loved Ones. 49:19 More techniques and rituals submitted by listeners! 51:46 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 58:50 Outro 1:00:23   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!
After the 2016 Presidential Election in the US, Michael M. Hughes created a spell to bind Donald Trump. Witches and magic practitioners jumped on board, the mass media took notice, and it went viral internationally. Michael has a new book, "Magic for the Resistance: Rituals and Spells for Change." Visit BigSeance.com/141 for more info.  Other Android OptionsListen in Spotify Listen in Stitcher Listen in iHeart Radio Direct Download Link   In this episode: A heads up and an explanation of what’s coming in this episode :00 Intro  :45 Here’s why Patrick decided to move forward with an episode about the occult that is also political. 1:29 Michael M. Hughes’ Bio 3:15 “Soul Ache” - The day after the 2016 Presidential Election 4:50 Who was Michael M. Hughes before Trump? 10:28 Magic came into Michael’s life at an early age. 14:15 Pyramid Power 16:44 The inspiration for the Spell to Bind Donald Trump and All Those Who Abet Him 22:29 Putting the spell together 25:12 The “Yippies” and the Pentagon in 1968 29:35 Mass media takes notice of Michael and his ritual 32:15 The Bind Trump Facebook Community 37:00 Trump is still in power, so what is the plan looking forward? Looking back, what has worked and what has failed? 42:16 Keeping the movement going when it’s easy to feel burned out 49:31 Spells for the LGBT community and other progressive causes 56:32 Binding and Hexing 1:01:20 “Magic for the Resistance” and who this book is for 1:13:43 Can we screw up magic? 1:18:37 Michael’s Final Thoughts 1:22:35 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:29:05 Outro 1:30:38   For More on Michael M. Hughes MichaelMHughes.com Magic for the Resistance on Amazon The very first Bind Trump Ritual Michael M. Hughes on Facebook Twitter: @MichaelMHughes   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!    
Lacey Reinhardt is the owner and operator of Haunted STL Tours and the Host of the American Spirits Podcast. Patrick and Lacey discuss paranormal tourism, ethics and cultural sensitivity in the paranormal field, “ghost hunter” stereotypes, and so many delicious tangents! Visit BigSeance.com/140 for more info! Other Android OptionsListen in Spotify Listen in Stitcher Listen in iHeart Radio Direct Download Link   In this episode: Episode Teaser :00 Intro 1:02 Welcome, Lacey Reinhardt! 1:35 I met Lacey this winter at Troy Taylor’s Dead of Winter Conference! 4:11    Lacey has a background in Veterinary Medicine, and working with service animals helped her to realize the power in non-verbal communication. Working with animals led to an interest in the paranormal. 5:50 From the beginning, Lacey grew up not fitting the mold. 9:00 Lacey quit her day job to follow her passion! She’s learned how to make connections and ask questions along the way. 11:16 Paranormal burnout and the business of paranormal investigation. 13:45 Do hobby paranormal investigators really contribute to the study of the paranormal? 16:50 Conflicting thoughts about “ghost hunter” stereotypes 17:52 The problem with declaring evidence and artifacts as paranormal (or not) 19:02 Paranormal “Edutainment” 23:57 An interesting conversation about politics and being able to work with folks from all sides of the political spectrum. 27:43 Lacey has a conspiracy theorist side. 31:15 Lacey’s philosophy? “Don’t be poopy.” 32:48 Pet peeves of paranormal tourism (including a lack of ethics and a lack of standardization.) 33:10 Judging and the rolling of eyes in the paranormal. 39:09 Lacey has strong opinions on how to communicate with spirits and what not to do. Also, cultural sensitivity in the paranormal field. 41:32 A tangent on Ego, 23 and Me, and Heritage 49:24 More on Haunted STL Tours and the American Spirits Podcast. 53:23 Lacey’s final thoughts 56:40 Updated information on the American Spirits Podcast and upcoming Haunted STL tours! 57:49 A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 58:35 Outro 1:00:06   For more on Lacey Reinhardt HauntedSTLtours.com Haunted STL Tours on Facebook American Spirits Podcast on Facebook Twitter: @HauntedSTL   The Big Seance Podcast can be found right here, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio. Please subscribe, submit a rating, or share with a fellow paranerd! Do you have any comments or feedback? Please contact me at Patrick@BigSeance.com. Consider recording your voice feedback directly from your device on my SpeakPipe page! You can also call the show and leave feedback at (775) 583-5563 (or 7755-TELL-ME). I would love to include your voice feedback in a future show. The candles are already lit, so come on in and join the séance!
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