The Hitchhiker


Dan’s first story is set in the little ski town of Crested Butte, Colorado. It’s a modern encounter story of a man who claims to have picked up and given a ride to one of the area’s most infamous spirits. And then  to the UK – to the rolling green hills of Gloucestershire , England, to visit the strange and haunted unfinished Woodchester Mansion. Lynze’s first story brings to life everyone’s fear of something chasing you up the stairs from the basement. To finish the episode, she tells us a spooky tale about something or someone trying to make life uncomfortable at a mental health facility. 

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Standup:If you want to see a very different side of Dan than you see here and possibly see Lynze in the crowd, his Burn It All Down standup tour is in full swing! Go to for ticket links to shows in Pontiac, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Philly Cleveland and Columbus!

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Opening Sumerian protection spell (adapted):
Whether thou art a ghost that hath come from the earth, or a phantom of night that hath no home… or one that lieth dead in the desert… or a ghost unburied… or a demon or a ghoul… Whatever thou be until thou art removed… thou shalt find here no water to drink… Thou shalt not stretch forth thy hand to our own… Into our house enter thou not. Through our fence, breakthrough thou not… we are protected though we may be frightened.  Our life you may not steal, though we may feel SCARED TO DEATH.”

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