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The Black Tapes

The Black Tapes is a weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?

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Teaser for Episode 106

A sneak peek at Episode 106 of The Black Tapes Podcast.

2mins

19 Jun 2015

Rank #1

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Episode 206 - All in the Family

As Alex nears the point of no return in her investigation, an old friend reaches out to help her see the light.

41mins

24 May 2016

Rank #2

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Episode 103 - The Unsound

The mystery of Dr. Strand’s past becomes murkier as Alex joins him in a Black Tapes case centered on a musician’s suicide and the possible discovery of a sound that is rumored to have been created by Lucifer himself.

38mins

2 Jun 2015

Rank #3

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Episode 212 - The Axis Mundi

In the season two finale, Dr. Strand confronts the truth of his relationship with Coralee and reveals a secret about The Strand Institute, while Alex finally pieces together the mystery of The Mysterium.  http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://pnwstories.com SPONSORS: The Great Courses, Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories

34mins

16 Aug 2016

Rank #4

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ALEX SLEEP NOTE #1

Alex Reagan's sleep notes: Sleep Note Number One

5mins

13 Apr 2016

Rank #5

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Episode 301 - The Sins of the Father

In the Season Three premiere, Strand unearths some secrets about his father, and Alex begins to make connections between the old and the new.

39mins

12 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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ALEX SLEEP NOTE #2

Alex Reagan's sleep notes: Sleep Note Number Two

7mins

24 Apr 2016

Rank #7

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Episode 110 - Their Satanic Monastery's Request

As she digs deeper into the background of Brother Percival Black, Alex uncovers an ancient monastic order, and yet another layer is added to the mystery of Coralee Strand’s disappearance.

35mins

15 Sep 2015

Rank #8

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Episode 111 - The Codex Gigas

Alex’s faith in Dr. Strand is tested as another piece of his past unravels, and her search into the Order of the Ceonophus uncovers a dark origin. 

44mins

29 Sep 2015

Rank #9

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Episode 109 - Name that Tune

As we sink deeper into the mystery swirling around Dr. Strand’s missing wife, a familiar voice reaches out to Alex from the other side of the globe.

44mins

1 Sep 2015

Rank #10

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INTERMISSION "Strand Institute Letter #1"

The Black Tapes Podcast - Intermission information, plus Kickstarter and Alex and Dr. Strand respond to a letter sent to The Strand Institute.

5mins

24 Jun 2015

Rank #11

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THE BLACK TAPES HALLOWEEN 2016 BONUS

A special Halloween bonus episode of The Black Tapes. http://theblacktapespodcast.com

15mins

30 Oct 2016

Rank #12

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Teaser for Episode 103

A sneak peek at Episode 103 of The Black Tapes Podcast

2mins

30 May 2015

Rank #13

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ALEX ANNOUNCEMENT

Alex has an exciting announcement! SUBSCRIBE TO RABBITS!

9mins

28 Feb 2017

Rank #14

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Episode 202 - Speak No Evil, Think No Evil

Dr. Strand returns with a mysterious secret, and Alex learns that not all books are good for the soul. 

37mins

2 Feb 2016

Rank #15

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Episode 112 - Shadow Dancing

In the season one finale, Alex connects the dots from Europe to New Mexico and begins to suspect she might be in over her head with Dr. Strand and his Black Tapes.

38mins

13 Oct 2015

Rank #16

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BONUS "Listener Mail #1"

Alex and Nic respond to questions from Black Tapes Podcast listeners. Episode notes: Rocketsound, Episode 110 Teaser, Pacific Northwest Stories, Stamps.com, Paul Bae, Terry Miles.

11mins

8 Sep 2015

Rank #17

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Teaser for Episode 111

A sneak peek at Episode 111 of The Black Tapes Podcast.

3mins

22 Sep 2015

Rank #18

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Episode 108 - Board to Death

Alex is introduced to a rare class of ouija board, and the mystery deepens surrounding the private life of Dr. Strand.

43mins

18 Aug 2015

Rank #19

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Episode 201 - Sleepless in Seattle

In the Season Two opener, Dr. Strand's search for his missing wife has begun to take its toll. Meanwhile, Alex follows a tip about another mysterious child, and the appearance of some strange but familiar symbols. 

47mins

19 Jan 2016

Rank #20