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The Grave & Beyond - Airs Oct 27th

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The Dead Can’t Do You Nothin’by Katie Mingle
Katie goes on a quest to find ghosts in a "pauper's graveyard" in New Orleans. Along the way, she meets a little boy who has lost his father, visits with some gravediggers who don't believe in ghosts, and of course learns some haunting lessons about life and death throughout her journey.

Showman's Restby Shannon Heffernan
Forest Park is the last subway station on the Chicago's Blue Line. Famous for its multitude of graveyards, the suburb is quite literally the final stop for many Chicagoans. In a place with more dead residents than living ones, one particular grave site catches visitor's attention: Showman's Rest, a graveyard for circus performers from around the world. The story of the graveyard begins with a tragic circus train wreck in 1918.

The Sisters Foxfrom The Memory Palace On March 31, 1848 two sisters, Katherine and Margaret Fox, ages 11 and 13, claimed they heard inexplicable rapping sounds …

Allen Ginsberg reads 'Howl' - Airs Oct. 20

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That's right, you angelheaded hipsters who listen to hydrogen jukeboxes, we're airing "Howl," the great Allen Ginsberg poem - in full.

Haunted House - Airs Oct 13th

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Ghost Hunter Walk-throughby Jake Warga
We tag along with Jake and his Amateur Ghost Hunting group to an interview with some potential clients. Their goal is to determine if it’s worth doing an actual, involved investigation of the house. The house was built in 1919, they’ve been there 2 years. Claire has experienced numerous events, initially frightening her. She believes in ghosts. Rick does not - but confesses he doesn't have an explanation. All events happen at night. This is a very normal scenario: women are more likely than men to believe in ghosts ...and everything seems to happen at night.

Guardian of the Murder House by Michael Paul Mason
A retelling of a terrible crime, but also a profile of a man whose life is intimately affected by his ownership of a home which is ranked as one of the 50 most paranormal sites in America.In the small town of Villisca, Iowa on June 10, 1912, an entire family and their two overnight guests were brutally murdered with an axe. The crime was nev…