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Shoes Boos and Tattoos

A paranormal podcast hosted by me, Jess. I cover everything strange and unusual like ghosts, hauntings, lore, myths, history and true crime! I am also a practicing witch, so I do put out episodes specifically about witchcraft and dispelling some common myths and misconceptions. New episodes every Tuesday!

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28: Hauntings and Mysteries Part 1

For the month of September, aka the start of the spooky season, we'll talk about haunted and mysterious places in every state in the US.I did have a brain fart and forgot Delaware... so I'll put that in next week with some extra bonus material!intro and outro music creditLove Turns HateBackground sound credit by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)sources are listed as I talkMERCHshoesboosandtattoos.threadless.com

55mins

3 Sep 2019

Rank #1

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49.Paranormal Encounters with Kevin Killen

Author Kevin Killen joins me on this episode to talk about his book Ghosts and Me, and some of the paranormal encounters that led him to write a book about it.Find the book:https://www.amazon.com/Ghosts-Me-Kevin-Killen/dp/B07SXKBH83intro and outro musicLove Turns Hate

1hr 15mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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29: Hauntings and Mysteries Part2

The second installment in the Hauntings and Mysteries Series for September! Idaho to Mississippi, plus a Bonus!Intro and outro music credit Love Turns HateBackground music credit Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)MERCHshoesboosandtattoos.threadless.com

1hr 59mins

10 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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58.Hexes and Curses

What is the difference between a hex and a curse? Is it ok to curse? How do you curse someone? These are all questions I've been asked frequently, and we'll talk a bit about cursing and answer all of those questions.Intro and Outro CreditLove Turns HateBackground MusicJust As Soon by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3947-just-as-soonLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

38mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #4

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59.Glamours, the Fae and Beltane

In this episode we'll talk about some glamour magic, the fae and how they use glamours and how they were feared and protected against during Beltane. We'll also talk about this old Celtic fire festival, Beltane, also known as May day. intro and Outro music credit to Love Turns HateBackground musicKevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Sources:Podcasts3 Pagans and a CatNew World WitcheryWebsites:https://www.magicalrecipesonline.com/2018/09/glamour-magic-definition-and-use.htmlhttp://www.oldcorpseroad.co.uk/folklore/fairy-glamorhttps://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/May_Dayhttps://loraobrien.ie/beltane-bealtaine-traditions-in-irish-folklore/

1hr 10mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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26: Empaths and Protection Magic

For all you empaths out there, some advice, tips, and tricks. Plus some questions from all of you answered and let's talk protection magic.

57mins

20 Aug 2019

Rank #6

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57.Famous Curses

In this episode, we'll talk about some famous curses, like King Tut's tomb, the Kennedy Curse, and the 27 Club plus a few more!Intro and Outro CreditLove Turns HateBackground musicKevin MacLeodLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

1hr 20mins

31 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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27: The Night Stalker Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez raped and tortured countless people, plus murdered over a dozen during the course of just a little over a year. join me as I go over his life and crimes.Credits:Intro and outro credit to Love Turns HateBackground music credit to Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Sources:The Night Stalker by Philip CarloSerial Killers by Charlotte GreigThe Night Stalker Richard Ramirez by PJ Varleycrimemuseum.org (https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/serial-killers/richard-ramirez/)britannica.com (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Richard-Ramirez)crimelibrarycrime fileDark Topic PodcastTrue Crime All the Time PodcastSerial Chillers PodcastHistory Dweebs Podcast andBlood and Wine Podcast

1hr 10mins

27 Aug 2019

Rank #8

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25: Ursuline Convent and the Casket Girls

Ursuline has been rumored to house vampires in its attic for almost 300 years. Who were the Casket Girls, and are they still in the attic of the old Ursuline Convent?Intro and Outro music credit toLove Turns Hatebackground music credit topurple-planet.comsources:a large part from the book "New Orleans Vampires History and Legend" by Marita Woywod Crandle.the story at the end is directly from her book. if you have the chance to read the whole book, you can find it on amazon and kindle.strange serial podcastold Ursuline convent museum web pagewomen in colonial Louisiana, encyclopedia of Louisianaarticle by kelly kazekancestry.com helped in a large way with census documents and ship logs

34mins

13 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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52.Hometown Homicides

This week we'll talk about a few homicide cases that take place in and around my hometown of Girard Ohio. The first is the still-unsolved case of Lena Cross and her 2 children, Mason and Christian. Lena was stabbed multiple times in her home, then the house was set on fire in an attempt to cover up the crime. Her two children were asleep upstairs and died in their sleep from smoke inhalation. The second case is that of Corinne Gump, who lived 5 of her 10 short years enduring sexual abuse from her mother's boyfriend, Robert Seman Jr. The day before she was to testify against him, the home she was staying in with her grandparents was set on fire, killing everyone inside. And lastly, we talk about the most recent case, the death, and dismemberment of Shannon Graves. She was murdered by her boyfriend Arturo Novoa, and her body was dismembered and disposed of by him, his other girlfriend Katrina Layton, and 2 friends Andrew Herrmann and his wife Michelle Ihlenfeld. intro and outro musicLove Turns Hatebackground musicKevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

57mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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60.Fairy Tales Pt.1

In this episode, we'll talk about some of the stories that we've all grown up with. Cinderella was my favorite growing up, but I had no idea until recently that the story is over 2,000 years old. We'll also talk about Snow White and some alternate endings to her story.Intro and Outro creditLove Turns HateBackground musicSkye Cuillin by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4371-skye-cuillinLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

59mins

27 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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50.Different Witches, Different Magic

this week, we'll be talking about the different kinds of witches, witchcraft, and magic out there. this doesn't cover everything of course but will just give a basic understanding of different practices.intro and outro music creditLove Turns Hatebackground music credit Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)SOURCES:https://thoughtcatalog.com/kendra-syrdal/2018/08/types-of-witches/https://www.learnreligions.com/types-of-magic-95961https://www.learnreligions.com/blood-magic-4777683https://www.learnreligions.com/introduction-to-candle-magic-2561684https://www.learnreligions.com/color-magic-magical-correspondences-4105405https://www.learnreligions.com/sympathetic-magic-2561922https://witchcraftandwitches.com/witchcraft/terms-sex-magic/https://www.lunasgrimoire.com/sex-magic/

1hr 27mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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30: Hauntings and Mysteries 3.3

as we continue on our tour of the haunted and mysterious US, we visit Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, along with a bonus story at the end!Intro and outro music creditLove Turns Hatebackground music credit Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

51mins

20 Sep 2019

Rank #13

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55.The Salem Witch Trials

this week, we talk about the Salem Witch trials. what do you think caused this tragedy? who were the people accused? what kind of an impact has this had on Salem?Intro and outro creditLove Turns HateBackground music creditKevin MacLeodLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Sources are stated as well as https://historyunobscured.com/season1/https://www.strongnet.org/cms/lib/OH01000884/Centricity/Domain/205/Examination_Sarah_Good_Transcript.pdfhttps://history.hanover.edu/texts/salem/sosborn.htmlhttp://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/Literature/Quakers&Witches/YoungGoodmanBrown/MMD823.htmlhttps://historyofmassachusetts.org/timeline-of-the-salem-witch-trials/https://people.ucls.uchicago.edu/~snekros/Salem%20Journal/People/AdenG.htmlhttps://museumhack.com/who-was-bridget-bishop/BOOKS:The Witchcraft of Salem Village by Shirley JacksonSix Women of Salem by Marilynne K. RoachWitchcraft in the United States by various authorsThe Devil in the Shape of a Woman by Carol F. Karlsen

2hr 21mins

3 Mar 2020

Rank #14

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30: Hauntings and Mysteries Part 3.1

This week we're breaking up the one big episode into 3 parts! That's 3 episodes this week, today, we go through Missouri to New Hampshire on our tour of all of our Haunted places in the US!Intro and Outro music creditLove Turns HateBackground music credit  Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Merchshoesboosandtattoos.threadless.com

37mins

16 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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56.Fred and Rosemary West Pt.1

Fred and Rosemary West somehow managed to find their perfect match in each other, as one of the UK's most notorious serial killer couples, they raped, tortured and murdered about a dozen women together. What is it they say? the couple that kills together, stays together?intro and outro credit to Love Turns HateBackground Music CreditKevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relaxLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Sources are said in the show

1hr 18mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #16

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30: Hauntings and Mysteries 3.2

we continue our haunted tour of the US today, moving through New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and North Dakota.intro and outro music credit Love Turns Hatebackground music credit Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

39mins

18 Sep 2019

Rank #17

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54.Shadow Work

This week we're going to talk about shadow work. what it is, how to do it, and what to be prepared for. Books:https://www.amazon.com/Meeting-Shadow-Hidden-Power-Nature/dp/087477618Xhttps://www.amazon.com/Owning-Your-Own-Shadow-Understanding/dp/0062507540https://www.amazon.com/Shadow-Dance-Liberating-Power-Creativity/dp/1570624445Sources:my own experiencehttps://scottjeffrey.com/shadow-work/Intro and outroLove Turns HateBackground musicKevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5765-the-entertainerLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

56mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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Fred and Rosemary West Pt2

Part 2 of Fred and Rosemary West's disturbing life... In this part, we'll talk a lot about the sexual abuse the couple inflicted on others, especially their own daughters. we'll talk about the victims, and how they were caughtIntro Love Turns Hate Song at the endRain by Love Turns HateBackground MusicKevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkoramaLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

1hr 8mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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Fairy Tales pt.2

In part 2 of Fairytales, we'll talk about the Little Mermaid and Peter Pan. Hans Christian Anderson's version is very different than the Ariel I grew up with. and the author of Peter Pan J.M. Barrie is much more controversial than I thought. Intro and Outro creditLove Turns HateBackground Music CreditAlmost in F by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3354-almost-in-fLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

1hr 22mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #20