Episodes
Welcome to our birthday recap episode! We mean episode 384... we've got some sinister updates in the form of secret societies, allergy shots and toes holding toes. This week Em takes us on a wild ride of a story with the prison escape of Elias Henry Jones and Cedric Waters Hill. Then Christine covers the case of Inna Budnytska and the detective work of Ken Brennan. And let this be your sign not to put that last spritz of glitter on your project because as Renee's mom always says, you'll junk...
Published 06/16/24
Welcome to episode 383, if you learn anything from us today, don't eat 11 of anything all in a row! This week Em fulfills one of Christine's step-dad dreams when they cover the train-related ghosts of Ogden Union Station. Then Christine covers a doozy of a story she's so sure she's covered before but somehow hasn't... the murder of Travis Alexander by Jodi Arias. And, don't worry, we'll get that hair curled up in Em's ear out if Tik Tok has anything to say about it... and that's why we...
Published 06/09/24
Published 06/09/24
It's episode 382, it's our birthdays and we're enduring some dusty water! This week Em has a surprise birthday story for Christine in the ghosts of the O.K. Corral. Then Christine covers the tragic murders of queer couple Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner. Happy birthdays to us! Always choose the bear... and that's why we drink! On our birthdays we think you should treat yourself to tickets to our newest live show and/or pre-order our new book! andthatswhywedrink.com/live bit.ly/hranextstop
Published 06/02/24
WELCOME TO OUR BIRTHDAYS MONTH!! We're just vibing but don't worry we're also buying ourselves lots of presents. Speaking of gift-giving, Eva has delved into the bowels of our inbox to find the most specific stories as gifts to each of us this year, what a sneaky witch (not to be confused with the Stinky WitchTM). Join us on this birthday crawl space party that includes tea on the Duggars, onions glitching in the matrix and peeing your astral pants, among many other stories you all have sent...
Published 06/01/24
It's episode 381 and we're back on our cryptid b******t! This week Em brings us the wild tale of the Mongolian Death Worm. Then Christine covers the tragic and bizarre case of Greg Fleniken aka "the body in room 348". And please tell us we're elegantante... and that's why we drink! We're going back on tour! Don't miss out on our brand new live show coming to ya this fall! andthatswhywedrink.com/live
Published 05/26/24
Episode 380 is here and tell us, do you know the difference between parlor rooms and sitting rooms? Great, neither do we! This week Em takes us to the house with many rooms, and many fireplaces, the Hannah House in Indiana. Then Christine brings us to Minneapolis for the unsolved disappearance of the Klein brothers. And if you have any tips on how to find a handyman, please let us know! ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss out on pre-ordering our new book! bit.ly/hranextstop And be sure...
Published 05/19/24
It's episode 379 and we're experiencing technical difficulties and making big life announcements (Christine even screamed so loud she hurt her missing tooth)! Tune in to our intro for some surprise info and updates. Then we're digging into our audio vaults to share one of our earliest live shows: Houston, Texas in 2019! Em accidentally covers two stories involving the words "spaghetti" in the Spaghetti Warehouse (actually in Texas) and the Old Spaghetti Factory (not actually in Texas). Then...
Published 05/12/24
It's episode 378 and this week's theme is: butter! First Em takes us to Flint, Michigan for the hauntings of the Capitol Theater (plus a fun little sidebar on photoplays). Then Christine covers the truly shocking case of Cari Lea Farver. And are you the Kirk of your county? ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss out on pre-ordering our new book! bit.ly/hranextstop
Published 05/05/24
YouTube! We're so sorry, yet again, about the weird glitch-lag. We promise we're working on fixing these mysterious lags but in the meantime the listener stories show must go on, even if the May stories aren't as important as our birthday month stories... oops, did we say that out loud?! Tune in this month for some fun, mystery themed stories including a current Starbucks arrest, a house haunted by a full body apparition of a burnt man and even a spooky little haunting at one of our live...
Published 05/01/24
Welcome to episode 377, in which we try to communicate with Linda via dowsing rods so we can just get a yes or no answer! This week Em takes us into the realm of reincarnation with the story of the Pollock Twins aka the Hexham Rebirth. Then Christine covers the wild case of Terry Peder Rasmussen aka the Chameleon Killer. And can anyone out there teach us the official rules to Kick the Can? ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss out on the pre-order for our new book! Get yours today at...
Published 04/28/24
It's episode 376 and we're getting our zoomies out! Tune in this week to hear about Christine's psychic journey and Em's travel spending. Then Em covers the wild tale of the Char Man of Ojai Valley. And Christine brings us the second part of her two-part story on Ruby Franke/8 Passengers. And how many tchotchkes is too many tchotchkes? ...and that's why we drink! Don't forget to pre-order our new book! bit.ly/HRANextStop
Published 04/21/24
It's episode 375 and we've got a choose your own adventure of reasons to drink this week. Today Em brings us the holy grail of haunted houses, the Merchant's House in Manhattan. Then Christine takes us to Utah and into the world of mommy vloggers to kick off her two-parter on Ruby Franke/8 Passengers. Tune in next week and we'll hopefully have all our teeth and no creepy garden statues... and that's why we drink! Can you believe we wrote a second book!? AND that you can already pre-order...
Published 04/14/24
It's episode 374 and are technical issues bringing us closer together? We're so sorry, YouTube Boozers and Shakers, for the lag (we edited the audio separately so you won't hear the same overlapping issues there). We're making up for it with a new Compliment Christine segment. This week Em takes us way, way back to the origins and dark side of nursery rhymes. Then Christine covers the more recent Polish case of Krystian Bala. And has Em just dubbed Christine the "Princess of Pronouns"? ...and...
Published 04/07/24
Welcome to April Ghouls: Two Boos and a Lie! This year for April Fool's Eva is bringing us some ghoulish energy and we're terrified. She has artisanally, hand selected two listener stories about "ladies in white", written a third herself and challenged Em and Christine to figure out which one is the imposter story. What impending foolishness! Can you pick the fake? ...and that's why we drink! Don't miss our very last On the Rocks live shows in Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Los Angeles!
Published 04/01/24
It's episode 373 and our other car is a hoop and stick! Who else is feeling the butterflies of putting a new project out into the universe? Christine and her Etsy shop can relate (link below). This week Em takes us to Sudbury, Massachusetts (where we may or may not be currently driving through) to bring us the haunted tales of the Longfellow's Wayside Inn. Then Christine covers the wildly divisive and heartbreaking case of Anthony Broadwater and Alice Sebold. And don't forget to moisturize...
Published 03/31/24
It's episode 372: we've done some soul searching and we just don't like hot tomatoes, OK?! This week Em brings us creepy tales from King's Tavern in Natchez, Mississippi, which may involve some "light" possession. Then Christine covers the gut-wrenching case of the murder of Seath Jackson. And don't forget your weekly reminder to drink some water, you thirsty little rats... and that's why we drink! Milwaukee! You're our only On the Rocks show left with tickets available! Come join us in one...
Published 03/24/24
It's episode 371 and we're wishing you a happy belated Leap Day! We celebrate privately, not necessarily by leaping around, though. This week Em brings us a doozy of a creepy woo-woo cult in the Twin Flames Ascension School, as well as the background on soul mates and twin flames in general. Then Christine covers an incredible story of survival in the case of Holly K. Dunn. And join us on Patreon if you want to see us attempt to be psychic... and that's why we drink! Don't miss our very last...
Published 03/17/24
It's episode 370, welcome to our book report! Tune in this week to hear if either of us is psychic. We also have some stories for you: First Em takes us through the lore of the Rougarou and the origins of the werewolf as we know them today. Then Christine covers the wild and unsettling case of the murderer Malcolm Naden, one of Australia's most wanted men. And is Clifford the Big Red Dog just a dirty sinner who refused to tithe? ...and that's why we drink! We're almost to the end of our On...
Published 03/10/24
It's episode 369, but, wait, what episode is it again? We need a gentle reminder. This week Em inducts us into the lifestyles of the rich, the famous and the haunted with a story of the infamous Dakota apartment building in New York City. Then Christine pays lovely tribute to a true punk legend gone too soon, Mia Zapata of the Gits. And show us a satanist we wouldn't want to hang out with... and that's why we drink! We're in the home stretch of our On the Rocks tour! Don't miss the last live...
Published 03/03/24
We're bringing new meaning to "March Madness" this month with Trevin and Amanda from Live, Laugh, Larceny! They teach us how to live in the petty atmosphere with our fingers on the petty pulse and we make them read stories about murder. Together we're diving into stories about psychopomps, flower shop orders from a murderer and the Duggar cult to name just a few. And don't forget to feed your escort to the underworld aka your favorite pet... and that's why we drink! Check out Trevin and...
Published 03/01/24
Episode 368 is here and you would tell us if we looked like corpses, wouldn't you? First Em brings us to 1600s England for the Haunting of Isabell Binnington who may or may not be Christine in a former life. Then Christine covers the former cold case of Sharron Prior. And you know what we always say, one man’s plate is another woman’s sixteen shovels… and that’s why we drink! Don't miss the last few shows ever of our On the Rocks tour! andthatswhywedrink.com/live
Published 02/25/24
It's episode 367 and we're ready to flabber your gasts! First Em takes us down a wild road of near death experiences and future predictions with the story of the Baba Vanga Prophecies. Then Christine covers the heartbreaking and confounding case of Natalia Grace. We're just sitting here talking about Cream of Wheat in a bar like any normal man... and that's why we drink! Don't miss our last On the Rocks live shows! andthatswhywedrink.com/live
Published 02/18/24
It's Episode 366 and we're fresh off our Salt Lake City and Denver adventures! Today Em brings us to Kentucky for the absolutely bananagrams story of the Kentucky Meat Shower aka the Kentucky Meat Storm aka Carnal Rain and all the wild theories about what caused it. Then Christine finishes out her two-parter on William Heirens aka the Lipstick Killer. And did we just open a mocktail speakeasy?? ...and that's why we drink (mocktails)! Don't miss our last round of On the Rocks live...
Published 02/11/24
It's episode 365 and we're one year old in dog years! After seven years of podcasting we've finally reached one entire year's worth of full episodes. It also just happens to coincide with Gio's Gotcha Day! In honor of all these self-imposed holidays, we've got some wild stories for you today. First Em takes us to 1800s Wisconsin for the strange Nodolf Incident, but not before taking us on a deep dive into the history of hillside letters. Then Christine starts a two-parter in the infamous case...
Published 02/04/24