Episode 8

October 19, 2020

01:10:51

Ep. 8: Meatsuits and mediums

Hosted by

Mark Lewis Corrigan Vaughan
Ep. 8: Meatsuits and mediums
Jack of All Graves
Ep. 8: Meatsuits and mediums

Oct 19 2020 | 01:10:51

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Show Notes

We're more than halfway through the Halloween season and it's time we talked about talking to the dead! 

Highlights:

  • Mark shares his best and worst Halloween costume
  • We celebrate the 35th anniversary of Re-Animator
  • Mark's wife takes him to a scarecrow festival 
  • We delve into the world of psychic mediums and our skepticism towards them
  • Corri, once again, has evangelical baggage

Think we're dead wrong on mediums? Fight it out with us on twitter @jackofallgraves!

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