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Bizarre States

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Join Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser as they lift the veil and showcase the hauntings, urban myths, unsolved murders and general oddities that everyone has experienced but no one wants to talk about.

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Join Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser as they lift the veil and showcase the hauntings, urban myths, unsolved murders and general oddities that everyone has experienced but no one wants to talk about.

iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1182
121
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75

Fun but flawed podcast

By JTWNSC - May 28 2020
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Entertaining podcast that delves into the weird and paranormal, with great hosts with Bowser

New episodes?

By J-Avo - Nov 22 2019
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Is the podcast coming back? I hope so!

iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1182
121
42
42
75

Fun but flawed podcast

By JTWNSC - May 28 2020
Read more
Entertaining podcast that delves into the weird and paranormal, with great hosts with Bowser

New episodes?

By J-Avo - Nov 22 2019
Read more
Is the podcast coming back? I hope so!
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Bizarre States

Latest release on Feb 28, 2019

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Join Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser as they lift the veil and showcase the hauntings, urban myths, unsolved murders and general oddities that everyone has experienced but no one wants to talk about.

Rank #1: Serial Killers

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Serial Killers, HBO's The Jinx and An SKD Kickstarter? All that and more on this week's Bizarre States!

Mar 26 2015

1hr 3mins

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Rank #2: Deep Dive Dark Disney

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This week, Bowser and Jess take deep dive into the dark corners of Disney's history!

Feb 08 2018

57mins

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Rank #3: Aleister Crowley - "The Wickedest Man in The World"

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Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead join us to talk about the subject of their next film: famed occultist, Aleister Crowley.

May 07 2015

54mins

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Rank #4: Haunted Massachusetts with Michelle Buchman

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Lobotomies! Hauntings! Witches! Oh my! Bowser sits down with Nerdist's own Head of Social Media, Michelle Buchman, to discuss her hometown - which also happens to be the MOST HAUNTED CITY IN AMERICA!!!

May 21 2015

59mins

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Rank #5: Spooky Disney

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Bowser and Jess talk Death at Disney and how you might like your remains to be treated!

Mar 12 2015

1hr 9mins

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Rank #6: Making A Murderer!

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Happy New Year! Jessica and Bowser are back for the first episode of 2016 where they talk about elevator accidents, Making A Murderer (SPOILERS), and backyard news!

Jan 07 2016

1hr 17mins

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Rank #7: Jeremy Corbell talks Bob Lazar and Area 51

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Jessica Chobot is joined by longtime friend of the show Jeremy Corbell to talk about his documentary "Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers" which dives deep into the life of the man who brought Area 51 into common knowledge.

Jan 24 2019

59mins

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Rank #8: CHOBOT IS BACK

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This week Bowser is joined by...JESSICA CHOBOT! Chobot is back with some Weird of the Week and Poo Corner!

Apr 19 2018

59mins

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Rank #9: Listener Stories!

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J. Chobes is rollin' solo in this episode of Bizarre States. THIS MEANS ALL THE LISTENER STORIES YOU CAN HANDLE! 

Feb 05 2015

1hr 7mins

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Rank #10: Bizarre States Classic: SKD & Urban Legends

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Chobot & Bowser chat about the first successful penis transplant (because why wouldn't we), Bloody Mary and read listener mail!

Originally aired 3/9/2015

Apr 26 2018

47mins

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Rank #11: Paris Catacombs and the Dowdle Brothers

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Jess heads over to Paris to explore the underground catacombs and talk with the Dowdle brothers about their own paranormal experiences and their upcoming horror film, As Above So Below.

Aug 14 2014

50mins

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Rank #12: Jonny Loquasto Returns!

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Jonny Loquasto is BACK to talk Haunted Forests & Urban Legends!

Apr 23 2015

56mins

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Rank #13: Brandon Winfrey

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Insomniac Games' Brandon Winfrey joins us to talk about the Dyatlov Pass and some of our other favorite mysteries! 

Feb 26 2015

1hr 16mins

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Rank #14: Burrito Baby

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Bowser and Jess are back from SDCC! They take it easy for the 200th episode and talk cat poo, chick-fil-a baby, and listener emails!

Jul 26 2018

53mins

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Rank #15: Games and Gushers

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Jess and Bowser talk Gushers, guano, and BOWSER'S BACKYARD on today's Bizarre States!

Mar 08 2018

56mins

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Rank #16: Legend of The Winchester Mystery House

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Bowser and Jess dive into the history of The Winchester Mystery House!

You can buy Chris Raimo's book Spooky Things here!

Oct 26 2017

1hr

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Rank #17: Weird of the Week and Listener Stories

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Bowser and Jess run down the Weird of the Week and read some listener stories!

Aug 28 2014

1hr 2mins

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Rank #18: Reuben Langdon and Jonny Loquasto!

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Reuben Langdon and Jonny Loquasto join us for a special Bizarre States: UFOs & Cosmic Consciousness.  No subject is left untouched! 

Feb 19 2015

1hr 12mins

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Rank #19: Practical Magick with Olivia Taylor Dudley

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No Jess today so Bowser called in a very special guest, Olivia Taylor Dudley!

Feb 22 2018

53mins

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Rank #20: Jack the Ripper with Ptolemy Slocum

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Special guest, Ptolemy Slocum, goes over the recent Jack the Ripper discovery with Bizarre States and shares some unnerving stories of the unknown.

Sep 12 2014

1hr 10mins

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It's Raining Cats and Frogs

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser round up the weirdest news of the week, including ghost islands, a mysterious whale corpse found in a jungle, and decapitated mummies. Then they dive into the history of real instances where animals fell from the sky.

Feb 28 2019

1hr

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2019: The Year of the Grenade

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser go into the weirdest news of the week, including turning yourself into a statue, abandoned sharks, and what happens when a man named Bud Weisser trespasses at a brewery with a similar name. Also they try to break down why so many people have been finding really old grenades recently.

Feb 21 2019

57mins

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Bizarre States with Special Guest Nicholas McCarthy!

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Horror fans rejoice! This week is an all-horror episode where Andrew Bowser is joined by Nicholas McCarthy, the director of Orion Pictures' _The Prodigy_. They talk horror movie shop, getting into influences, paranormal experiences, and how to construct a good scare in _The Prodigy._ Also, Bowser is joined by actress Sarah Hay, who recounts a haunting that occurred during the filming of her film _Braid._

Feb 14 2019

55mins

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Bizarre States with Special Guest Roz Drezfalez!

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Jessica Chobot is joined by comedian Roz Drezfalez, host of the "Ghosted! with Roz Drezfalez" podcast. The pair chat about Roz's history with the paranormal, ouija boards, Los Angeles hauntings, and Amelia Earhart. Oh, and they call that the Weird of the Week trend for 2019 will be people finding old grenades hidden in places they shouldn't be.

Feb 07 2019

54mins

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The One About Grenades, Vanilla Extract, and Taco Bell

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser dive into the weirdest news of the week along with some spooky stuff! Bowser dives deep into his Hot Ted Bundy conspiracy theory. And what do Florida, grenades, and delicious tacos have in common? You'll have to listen to find out.

Jan 31 2019

1hr 5mins

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Jeremy Corbell talks Bob Lazar and Area 51

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Jessica Chobot is joined by longtime friend of the show Jeremy Corbell to talk about his documentary "Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers" which dives deep into the life of the man who brought Area 51 into common knowledge.

Jan 24 2019

59mins

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Bowser’s Backyard Mega-Update and more!

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This week hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser recount a harrowing tale from Bowser's Backyard. Also Jess gives an update on her haunted mirror, Bigfoot sightings, and friendly Satan.

Jan 17 2019

55mins

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3 Million Dollar Tuna, More Fatbergs, and Doorbell Lickers

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Andrew Bowser is joined by Nerdist producer Erin Vail to talk the weirdest news of the week -- including doorbell-licking prowlers, giant tuna auctions, and sewer-stopping grease plugs. And they also get into the darker side of pop culture. 

Jan 10 2019

55mins

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New Year's Listener Stories

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser ring in the New Year right with some listener stories to instill the correct mood for 2019.

Jan 03 2019

1hr 4mins

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Bizarre 2018 in Review

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser talk their favorite 2018 moments and give some updates to stories that they covered through the year. Also they discuss what words they really think are weird. 

Dec 27 2018

49mins

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Red Dead Bizarros

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser talk about the weird, creepy, and bizarre sightings in Red Dead Redemption 2. Also McDonalds and Taco Bell Holiday merch.

Dec 20 2018

47mins

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Spooky Japan

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser talk about spooky ghost stories from Japan. They also talk middle finger lawn statues and thieving nuns.

Dec 13 2018

51mins

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Bizarre Christmas Traditions, Corpse Smugglers, and More!

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Hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser probe the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences, plus guest stories and expert opinion.

Dec 06 2018

58mins

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The Mysterious Disappearance of Glenn Miller, Listener Stories, and More!

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Hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser probe the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences, plus guest stories and expert opinion.

Nov 29 2018

1hr

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Classic: The Traveling Museum with Greg Newkirk and Dana Matthews

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Jessica and Bowser are joined by Greg Newkirk and Dana Matthews of Weird HQ! Greg and Dana were kind enough to bring some artifacts from The Traveling Museum of The Paranormal and The Occult!

Originally aired 3/16/2017 

Nov 22 2018

1hr 8mins

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Talking Horror with Special Guest Mallory O'Meara

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Andrew Bowser is joined by filmmaker and author Mallory O'Meara of the Reading Glasses Podcast! They talk cat mummies, the state of modern horror, and Mallory's upcoming book 'The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick.'" 

Nov 15 2018

58mins

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Listener Story Roundup

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Hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser probe the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences, plus guest stories and expert opinion.

Nov 08 2018

49mins

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Fallout 76 Exclusives, Sin Eaters, and More!

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser probe the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light, current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences, plus guest stories and expert opinion.

Nov 01 2018

59mins

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Fallout 76 Exclusives, Historical Geyser Junk, & More!

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Hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser probe the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences, plus guest stories and expert opinion.

Oct 25 2018

57mins

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Weird Locations For Sale (Salem House, Island Fortress, etc) and More!

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Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser cover cookies that might contain human remains, Coven Corner witch story breakdown, Bowser's trip to Salem, and a rundown of weird locations for sale.

Oct 18 2018

1hr 3mins

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iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1182
121
42
42
75

Fun but flawed podcast

By JTWNSC - May 28 2020
Read more
Entertaining podcast that delves into the weird and paranormal, with great hosts with Bowser

New episodes?

By J-Avo - Nov 22 2019
Read more
Is the podcast coming back? I hope so!