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After Hours AM
Alternative talk with a edge
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Location: Gilbert, MN
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Hi, I'm Joel Sturgis creator & host of After Hours AM. I have been kicking around the radio world for several years. Dig the pa...


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October 19, 2017 08:05 PM PDT

On this thunderous edition of After Hours AM/America’s Most Haunted Radio — epic paranormal talk with hosts Joel Sturgis and Eric Olsen — we charge headlong into horror-metal gods GWAR’s mythos and new album THE BLOOD OF GODS with band lead guitarist Pustulus Maximus. We talk with Pustulus Top of Hour 2; Hour 1 we review the week’s freakiest paranormal news from the America’s Most Haunted Twitter feed.
GWAR’s new album, their 16th and first since the death of frontman Oderus Urungus, is being hailed by critics — whose families were, frankly, threatened — as the greatest sonic event since the Big Bang. THE BLOOD OF GODS chronicles the massive battle between GWAR and all the forces that oppose them. Along the way, the band challenges the sins of humanity from politics, pollution, and organized religion, to fast food, and factory farming. Humans are shown as what they are: a parasitic disease that must be eradicated before they suck the planet dry!
The story of GWAR is carved across the history of this barren and hopeless planet, but GWAR themselves are not of this world. Long ago, the beings who would become the rock band GWAR were part of an elite fighting force, the Scumdogs of the Universe. For eons, they served as thralls to a supreme being known only as the Master. But one by one, each future member of the band earned a glaring reputation for being an intergalactic screw-up. And so, they were banished, sent away on a fool’s errand to conquer an insignificant dirtball floating in a dark corner of the universe, the planet Earth. Once here, GWAR shaped the face of the globe, destroying and rebuilding the natural world, and giving rise to all of human history. Aliens to some, gods and demons to others, our erstwhile Scumdogs bred with apes to create the human race.

October 18, 2017 08:02 PM PDT

On a riveting, heartbreaking episode of After Hours AM/The Criminal Code — True Crime Wednesdays with hosts Joel Sturgis, Eric Olsen, and secret weapon, forensic psychologist Dr. Clarissa Cole — we talk with legendary criminal investigator and retired Miami Beach Detective Sergeant Joe Matthews, who solved the Adam Walsh murder cold case and dozens of others. He is the co-author of Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America. We speak with Joe Top of Hour 2; Hour 1, Clarissa leads us through the week’s most interesting and bizarre True Crime news.
Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America
Bringing Adam Home:The Abduction That Changed America, co-written with Les Standiford, begins with Adam’s abduction and ends with the Hollywood, Florida PD closing the case 27 years later. Essentially, the Hollywood PD had all the information they needed to implicate serial killer Ottis Toole in the murder. However, the lead investigator on the case, who only had three years experience on the police force, strongly believed that a Walsh family friend was the culprit. It seemed as if this lead detective did everything in his power to disprove the fact that Toole was the killer including not processing evidence, such as photographs of the inside of Toole’s car where he reportedly murdered Adam and kept his body parts. Joe Matthews was involved in the case from the very beginning, as he was hired by the Hollywood PD to be a polygrapher. However, he was dismissed early on when he started questioning the methods of the police. Later, after John Walsh had risen to fame, he and Matthews crossed paths again and Matthews was finally allowed to do the investigation the way it should have been done in the first place.
The evidence against Toole was strong. First, Ottis Toole often admitted to the crime both to family members, friends, and the police. He did recant once, however this is very common especially after a confession to the authorities where the perpetrator knows exactly what punishment they’re facing. Ottis Toole went on to say that he didn’t mean to recant and he recounted details about the murder that only the murderer would know. Additionally, there were actually witnesses that saw Toole and his very specific car at the scene of the crime on the day that it happened. There was a lot of blood evidence inside of Otis Toole’s car that the police inexplicably lost. But the nail in the coffin was a photograph that was taken of the back seat floorboard of the car. The photo was of a bloody face print that was left on the carpet by Adam’s severed head. Incidentally, before the photographs were found by Matthews, unprocessed in police evidence, Ottis Toole had admitted to putting Adams severed head on the back floorboard of his vehicle and transporting it to where it was discarded and eventually found. Were it not for Matthews dogged resolve, the case would likely still be open and cold.

October 17, 2017 07:34 PM PDT

Tonight on After Hours AM / Deeper Cuts Joel & Greg have the pleasure to talk with Rev. Tim Shaw. About Tim Shaw, Tim Shaw is Founder and CEO of Sean Thomas Productions. He is an accomplished Photographer who also enjoys Backwoods Primitive Trekking, Flintknapping, Urban Exploration and is also a skilled Traditional Leather-worker. Tim has authored "The Ghosts of Buffalo; Spirits, Murder, And Mayhem In The Nickel City,” Co-Authored “Haunted Rochester, and has contributed a chapter in Marla Brooks wonderful book "Animal Spells And Magick". In E.R. Verner's "Haunted Asylums" Tim has written both the Introduction as well as shared photographs from various locations. His photography also appears in Verner's newest release "Haunted Prisons." In his work "Please Talk With Me, The True Story Of The C2D1 Haunting" Tim has researched and written about one of the most devastating negative haunting in the Western New York region. It serves as the official companion book to a movie of the same name! In 2015 he finished an exciting new book of spirit channeled and inspired writings along with his photography in his latest book "The Dogma Of.....ME,” which was published by Dark Moon Press. His writings have been included in a Just Released Title....” Lost Whispers, A Collective Allegory Of Haunted America.” Tim has been featured on The SyFy Channel's "Ghost Hunters" (The Well of Horror),The Discovery Channel's "Ghost Lab" (The Betrayal/Fort Niagara), "CBS Radio"(The Wake Up Call, By The Soul, For The Soul, The Astral Bag Lady, and The Psychics Next Door), "Paranormal NY", Spike Network’s "Ghost Ops" (Fort Mifflin/William Howe), Deftone Pictures Studio's "Ombis", "To Catch A Soul", and "A Grim Becoming", The Award Winning "Marsh Creek Tramp," as well as Core Productions Documentary "John Zaffis, The World Within". Most recently he has been featured on Destination America’s hit show “Paranormal Lockdown” ( The Hinsdale House episode). Presently he and Eric Charles are filming an exciting new web series entitled “Curiosity.”

October 15, 2017 01:59 PM PDT

We wrap up our coverage of MN Paracon 2017, We sit down with Steve Gonzales, Grant Wilson of "Ghost Hunters",Tory Belleci of "MythBusters" Brad & Barry Kling of "Ghost Lab", Tennessee Wrath Chasers Chris & Porter from the hit show "Haunted Towns" and Marc Tetlow of "Ideal Management" & Lindsey Senter of "Senter Stage Events"!

October 14, 2017 12:02 PM PDT

On this addition of after hours am/deeper cuts Joel and Greg are live at Paracon 2017. We had the chance to sit down with Heidi Steffens, Jason Hawes, Johnsdale Paranormal, Kelley Freese.

October 13, 2017 02:31 PM PDT

On a sensationally star-studded edition of After Hours AM/America’s Most Haunted Radio — paranormal talk hour 2 with hosts Joel Sturgis and Eric Olsen — we visit with celebrated paranormal investigators Amy Bruni and Adam Berry, stars of KINDRED SPIRITS, now in its second season on TLC. We talk with Amy and Adam. Hour 1; at 9pE Joel and Eric review the week’s most edifying paranormal news from the America’s Most Haunted Twitter feed. Season 2 of TLC’s hit series KINDRED SPIRITS — airing Fridays at 9/8c — follows renowned ghost hunters Amy Bruni and Adam Berry as they help people tormented by paranormal activity in their homes. Frightened by mysterious activity but hesitant to pick up and leave, desperate families have turned to two of America’s leading paranormal investigators to capture evidence, help them overcome their fear, take back their homes, and reclaim their lives. In this week’s episode, fittingly airing on Friday the 13th, Amy and Adam are contacted by a couple in Somersworth, N.H., whose three children have been targeted by invisible forces in their home. Two are visited at night by a spirit that speaks to them, and the other was strangled by invisible forces. Amy and Adam know that strangulation, midnight visits and bizarre voices are a dangerous combination. They learn that a couple of blocks away from the house was the site of what was dubbed “The Murder of the Century” in 1897, in which Joseph Kelley killed a bank cashier. Even more shocking, a gravestone is discovered in the homeowner’s backyard. Kindred-Spirits-620 AMY BRUNI Amy Bruni first encountered paranormal activity as a six-year-old when her family moved to Alameda, California. Her family had no idea their home was haunted until Amy witnessed a full-body apparition of a man dressed in green. Years later, Amy discovered the ghost was the landlord’s son who died in World War II. Amy’s family encouraged her to not let the paranormal world spook her, but instead to embrace it. Amy’s been chasing ghosts ever since. In fact, her father started taking her on paranormal investigations when she was only nine! As Amy got older, her fascination kept growing. In her twenties, Amy spent her weekends flying to haunted locations and conducting her own investigations. Her passion for the paranormal became a full-time job when she joined SyFy’s Ghost Hunters in 2007. Amy founded Strange Escapes a few years ago, a paranormal travel agency that pairs people with the largest and most haunted locations in the United States. In between speaking at paranormal events and investigating ghosts, Amy stays at home in Massachusetts raising her daughter Charlotte. kindred-spirits-season-2-premiere ADAM BERRY Adam Berry grew up in the small town of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and had more paranormal experiences in his childhood than most people do in a lifetime. But unlike Amy, the spirits Adam faced terrorized him. When he was just nine years old, Adam saw a paranormal creature haunting his home. It looked like a menacing ghost dog, and Adam couldn’t escape the harrowing sound of the dog scratching against the wall. His TV mysteriously glowed even though it was turned off. In 2006, Adam had his most intense experience in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He saw massive white figures in a field, and heard loud gunshots and people yelling. He rushed to the paranormal sights and sounds, and found no explanation for what he witnessed. This event sparked his interest in the paranormal. In just a few years, Adam quickly progressed from unknown paranormal novice to well-respected researcher. His newfound passion led him to compete on Ghost Hunters Academy, which landed him a spot on Ghost Hunters in 2010. In addition to hosting paranormal conferences, Adam runs a musical theater in Massachusetts,

October 11, 2017 08:03 PM PDT

On an up-to-the-minute edition of After Hours AM/The Criminal Code — True Crime Wednesdays with hosts Joel Sturgis and Eric Olsen — we catch up with the investigation into the horrific October 1 Las Vegas shooting, the aftermath, and media coverage. We talk Vegas tragedy at Hour 2; Top of Hour 1, Joel and Eric review the week’s True Crime news and ponder human nature.
Here is the current timeline of the tragic events of October 1 in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and almost 500 wounded while attending the Route 91 Harvest concert, according to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo.
Stephen Paddock, 64, avid a video poker player, checked in to Mandalay Bay on Sept. 25. Paddock spent three days in a separate room that the hotel provided free of charge for unknown reasons. Paddock spent the remaining days in the corner suite where he staged his attack.
Though Paddock checked in about a week before the shooting occurred, he did not remain in Las Vegas, but traveled to Mesquite several times in the days leading up to Oct. 1.
A bellman helped Paddock bring bags up to his 32nd-floor suite on at least two separate occasions. Authorities have yet to spot any red flags about Paddock’s actions leading up to Oct. 1 that may have signaled his planned ambush.
Doctors have begun Paddock’s autopsy and thus far an examination of his brain revealed no abnormalities. There is no toxicology report yet. Dr. Steven Winkler of Henderson prescribed Paddock an anti-anxiety drug in June – the investigation has not identified any other physicians who treated him.
The night of the shooting, there were 51 Metropolitan Police Department officers working overtime to staff the Route 91 Harvest festival and those officers formed several strike teams to find and take down the suspect when the shooting began, but the echoes of gunfire created confusion, leading to false reports of gunshots at multiple Strip locations, Medics were also dispatched to several different locations because some gunshot victims were able to run from the festival and then call for help.
Prior to his assault on the crowd, Paddock opened fire down the hallway of the 32nd floor, injuring Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos. The unarmed guard was on the floor responding to a door left ajar when he heard the sound of drilling coming from Paddock’s room. The guard was shot in the thigh, and though Paddock fired more than 200 rounds down the hall and into nearby rooms, no one else in the hotel was injured.
After the guard was shot, he radioed Mandalay Bay security, who then reported the shooting to police. The sheriff commended hotel staff for their response.
Neither Paddock’s girlfriend Marilou Danley nor the shooter’s brother, Eric Paddock, have been cleared of wrongdoing by investigators.

October 10, 2017 07:02 PM PDT

On this dark and scary yet enlightening edition of After Hours AM / Deeper Cuts with Joel Sturgis & Greg Bakun we talk with Demonologist Rev Neal Farley. Rev Farley talks with us about demon possession and the who's, what's, where's & why's of demon possession and how we can guard ourselves against these evils.

October 05, 2017 08:02 PM PDT

On a groundbreaking and sensational edition of After Hours AM/America’s Most Haunted Radio — with hosts Joel Sturgis and Eric Olsen — we journey to Peru to examine the infamous mysterious three-fingered mummy bodies with paranormal legends Stephen Mera and Barry Fitzgerald. Steve and Barry join us Hour 2; In Hour 1.Joel and Eric reveal the week’s hottest paranormal news.
For many years there have been countless claims of amazing discoveries, from fairy-like small winged beings, to coastal discoveries of strange washed up creatures, to small mummified alien-looking beings. All have turned out to be hoaxes or cases of mistaken identity. However the recent discoveries of the three fingered beings in Peru has been somewhat challenging…
Before the images of the large body, known as “Maria” exploded across the internet this summer, we first lay sight on her back in April when we received photographs of her in hope of helping with identification. After a careful examination of the photographs, we decided that we would have to become physically involved if we were to find any answers. On July 5th of this year we headed out to Peru via Manchester Airport.
We arrived in Cusco and were immediately met by painfully thin air due to its altitude of 11,000 feet. This was something that was to develop into altitude sickness: a daily dose of lightheadedness, gasping to catch your breath, and early morning vomiting. This was going to be the most challenging investigation we had ever taken.
We first met with Thierry Jamin of the Inkari Institute in Cusco where he revealed quite a fascinating story. We were told that the discoverers of these bodies had simply delivered them to the institute and dumped them on the counter asking them to identify these bodies. Not only did they feel an obligation to try to find out what these things were, but were driven by absolute fascination. They had heard of ancient stories of three fingered beings from the ancestors of the Inca’s and had even come across numerous references and petroglyphs showing drawings of these beings, but never did they ever think they might come face-to-face with one..
We learned that dealing with these discoverers was a tricky business. They were secretive, dangerous even, and attempting to gain monetary value for such discoveries, apparently selling such things on the black market. At this time, we had no idea we were about to be thrown head first into a world of deceit, covert meetings, and a possible discrediting campaigns.
We were told that the bodies were discovered in a tomb in Nazca. Inside were two Sacofocuses, one of which contained around 20 small bodies, all of which around two feet in length, some missing their heads which were later found throughout the interconnecting tunnels. There was even claims of discoverers seeing live entities fleeing down tunnels on arrival. As for Maria and a smaller one that looks to represent a child that has been named ‘Wawita’, they were both found partially buried in the ground that seemed to consist of diatomaceous earth.
In the early hours of July 7th we received a phone call, presumably from the discoverers allowing us to have access to the bodies for a full examination and review of scans and X-rays. This came in the form of being collected by someone from the hotel. We were not allowed to film the driver, nor identify the vehicle and location we were going. It was highly secret due to the Peruvian government on the hunt for the bodies and those who found them. We had heard that there had been several police raids in an attempt to locate these discoveries.
The trip took almost an hour, up and out of Cusco into the mountains. It was becoming harder and harder to breathe as we climbed, the car itself was also struggling for air as the engine spluttered several times. The roads became unnamed dirt paths. Though we managed to get a little footage, we were eventually instructed to turn all cameras off. Ten minutes later we had arrived at a building, a number of scary looking people stood around watching as wild dogs scrapped among themselves outside.
After a considerable amount of negotiations, we convinced them the importance of documenting our visit as no one would believe us. We then were taken to another room that looked completely out of place… We went from a scruffy rundown building and through a door into an examination room. We were then instructed to change into appropriate clothing, finding ourselves dressed as if we were about to conduct an operation.
We were first shown a small 12 inch body which, in my opinion, had a strong sign of being manufactured and had the head of a fish. Maybe we were being tested? What followed this was an examination of several larger bodies that were rather profound: large elongated heads, large eye sockets and thin bodies with three fingers and toes that clearly consisted of bones. Several skulls were also examined along with three very large hands, almost three times the length of a human’s, which consisted of only three long fingers with up to 6 flanges or cartilage bones in each finger. A couple of them had some type of round metal plates on them, you could clearly make out the bronze/copper coloring of them. As to what I was looking at, I had no idea. X-rays clearly showed that their hands had bones and muscle in them. I was rather perplexed. This was something I had not seen before in my 34 years as a researcher.
The highlight of the evening was when we were shown Maria – clearly something from a different ballpark. We were clearly dealing with a body here, posed in a fetal position, probably around 5 foot 6 in height if in an upright position. She seemed to have enlarged eye sockets, no ears, and only three very long fingers and toes. On close examination her toes had dermal ridging on them, just like fingerprints on our fingers. However these did not seem to represent the usual swirl pattern often found, but more like straight lines. The white covering that had initially be thought to be plaster by so many on the internet was diatomite, However it would seem to have been purposely applied to the bodies. This would serve as some form of preservative holding back bacteria and keeping certain insects at bay. To be honest, this could also serve as a compound that could hide a multitude of sins. We also noticed some of the bodies had an unusual covering of skin, that looked almost reptilian in nature.
After examining the scans, x-rays and notes by doctors that had looked over Maria, it was obvious that a conclusion could not be reached without thorough DNA testing.
The Mysterious Bodies of Peru
On July 11th, investigative journalist Jamie Maussan and his team were to make the first public announcement in the capital city of Peru… Lima. However, the night before the Peruvian government had done their own press announcement claiming the bodies were fake. Their opinions were apparently backed up by more than 3000 doctors across the country, doctors that had made their conclusion without ever witnessing the bodies, examining them or even carrying out any tests.
Though we were representing the Inkari Institute in regards the filming of this event, we were not allowed to see the room, nor plan our filming logistics. We were even told no filming would be allowed at this event. Keeping in mind this was an international press announcement and that reporters and press from all over the world were now flooding into the building, surely filming is going to have to take place? Of course, we found away around this and managed to interview Jamie Maussan and the doctors to find out their latest information. But… when it came to the press announcement, we were surprised to find that they were “still” waiting on DNA results.
While in Lima we took the opportunity to talk with a lady who worked for the Ministry of Tourism and who had been commissioned to look into the dark world of the black market. We were informed that this was clearly a huge problem the government could not handle and that they had concerns regarding the mass amount of artifacts secretly taken out of the country. This is understandable, especially when you hear that Maria has a price tag of one million dollars, and the smaller, two-foot bodies, one hundred thousand dollars each. In fact, we had been informed, some items had already been sold for as little as $8000 to private collectors around the world.
Taking ever closer steps toward a conclusion, we had managed to gain samples for ourselves and to have them tested by numerous well known universities. Slowly but surely we are gathering an immense amount of evidence that will support one of two things: that we are being deceived by clever individuals with a minor amount of skill in constructing bodies or even the horrible thought of altering authentic bodies, or… we are about to disclose information that could suggest that we have been visited by beings much different from ourselves. Whatever our results provide, a much larger mystery remains no matter the outcome…
We have decided to disclose our full investigation as it happened, providing vital information for free to the world in hope of providing unquestionable conclusions.

Stephen Mera
Stephen MeraStephen first became interested in the subject of UFOs and the paranormal at an early age and after leaving secondary school he studied at both South and North Trafford Colleges along with GEC Electrical for over 10 years and obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering.
During this time he began conducting research that he carried out on his own, until opening Cheshire UFO Group. In the early 90’s Stephen worked in Essex for NATO as a Telecommunications Officer, after which Stephen took over the running of MAPIT: (Manchester Aerial Phenomena Investigation Team) formerly run by David Reese. Stephen also joined BUFORA; (British UFO Research Association) and became a regional Investigative coordinator and tutor.
During the mid 90’s Stephen started writing the BITC; (British Investigators Training Course) in Anomalous Phenomena which today is the most recognized subject-related course of its kind internationally. He has conducted many science lectures at schools, colleges and universities around the UK. During the latter part of 1996 Stephen reformed MAPIT and also assisted in the launch of MARA; (Merseyside Anomalies Research Association). Stephen assisted with the launch of NUFORA; (The National UFO Research Association) and numerous other organizations.
He was also a member and investigator with NARO; (Northern Anomalies Research Organisation) ran by authors Peter Hough & Jenny Randles. In 1998 Stephen completed the BSY Parapsychology Course and in later years sat a Forensic Parapsychology Course followed by the Paranormal Investigation Course with the Unifaculty of London Institute of Forensic Parapsychology.
Mera has assisted, presented, or hosted of over 100 TV shows and is a regular featured guest on international radio. Stephen is an international lecturer and freelance journalist for a number of magazines and newspapers and has had several publications of his own including the A-Z of the Paranormal, Strange Happenings, Paranormal Reality, The Rochdale Poltergeist, and House of Fire and Whispers – (with co-author Jenny Ashford).
In 1999 Stephen constructed and launched SEP: (The Scientific Establishment of Parapsychology) situated in Manchester UK. He is also the director/owner of Phenomena Magazine, the world most recognized eZine of its kind. He continues to run the long standing organization MAPIT and is the head tutor of the British Investigators Training Course. Stephen went on to complete his Psychology Degree at Manchester University in 2003.
He holds many honorable membership positions with organisations and establishments internationally and was the official spokesman for the Hammer movie The Quiet Ones. He is also the official spokesman for the Fox TV series Outcast, and Onwinges Productions’ Travis movie. He is the official spokesman and UK Ambassador of ‘The Other Land of the Gods, executive producer of the ‘Erich Von Daniken Legacy Night,’ Honorary Advisor and Partner of Zohar Entertainment Group and host of Phenomena Project.
Barry Fitzgerald
Barry FitzgeraldIrish born Barry Fitzgerald has nearly 30 years experience within the world of the supernatural. Appearing on all 56 episodes of Ghost Hunters International, he headed the team and explored a plethora of paranormal and supernatural phenomenon around the globe. He was recognized for his work in the paranormal world and received the award of Paranormal TV Personality of the Year 2016 from PSW, based in the Netherlands.
His natural progression led to the writing and publishing of books such as ‘The Complete Approach,‘ The Influence, My Home Is Haunted Now What?, In The Mist Of Gods, Banshee, Searching The Sídhe, and ‘Legend Seekers. An exciting new trilogy of fiction began in 2015 which include the novellas The Council Of Three, The Malice of Darkness, and Fracture released in March 2017. Being an avid photographer he opened a gallery exhibition displaying some of his collection in Lviv, Ukraine in 2011. The collection displayed the beauty of night unseen by the naked eye and highlighted the nature of the supernatural world.
Barry’s new line of research has taken him out of his comfort zone and into areas of Irish myth, legend and folklore leading him into the shadowy depths of the underworld not only in Ireland but around the globe uncovering shocking similarities between cultural stories. Discovering a line of knowledge hidden within Neolithic tombs has exposed a global network of doorways which could expose the true gods behind the veil.

October 04, 2017 08:05 PM PDT

On a cutting-edge edition of After Hours AM/The Criminal Code — True Crime every with hosts Joel Sturgis, Eric Olsen, and secret weapon, forensic psychologist Dr. Clarissa Cole — we dig into the fascinating phenomenon of virtual detecting with Hunt A Killer’s C.W.S., who is an expert on serial killers and the public’s fascination with them. C.W.S. will join us at Clarissa will lead us through the week’s freakiest True Crime news.

C.W.S.
C.W.S., is a true crime blogger for the murder mystery subscription service, Hunt A Killer; and host of their podcast, Behind True Crime, where she interviews professionals working in the genre. When she was a kid, she would spend every Friday night studying America’s Most Wanted, dreaming of becoming an FBI detective. She is frighteningly knowledgeable about a wide range of cases, and has her finger on the pulse of the overall phenomenon of the public’s interest in serial killers. What possessed her and those at Hunt A Killer to think that people would want a box with threatening/terrifying content sent to their home each month? What kind of people sign up? Why? This gets to the heart of two things: the mystique of serial killers, and the psychology behind a populace that’s fascinated with them.

Besides the True Crime madness, C.W.S. also writes country music and rambles around the United States building campfires and hoping for the best. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s MFA program in poetry and has written and self-published two chapbooks, a travel memoir, two folk/country albums, and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her work has been published in Transom, Matter, Wu-Wei Fashion Mag, the James Franco Review, Miracle Monocle, and Ghost Town. She lives in Seattle.

Hunt A Killer
Hunt A Killer is a monthly membership that spins dark tales for you to untangle. Enter the mind of a serial killer complete with clues, codes, and ciphers. Each month members receive items to aid their investigation: correspondence to interpret, objects to explore, and messages to analyze.
Founded in early 2016, Hunt A Killer started as a single immersive thriller experience for a small number of teams at Camp Ramblewood. They quickly expanded the live experience to a destination event, where over 10,000 people came together to share an exhilarating weekend together.
After their first event, the team quickly realized their big vision could not become a reality with a single event only once a year. To truly inspire people, and to continue their quest for challenging the entertainment industry’s status quo, Hunt A Killer launched a Membership program to deliver experiences into every home in America. Today, this Membership includes a completely new way of storytelling.
Hunt A Killer box closedStep 1: Join Now & Get Your First Box Tomorrow (If You Order Before 4pm EST)
You’ll receive a box that looks just like this. Go on, open it. It won’t bite… will it?
Step 2: Sort through all the clues – are there patterns? Little details that stand out?
You’ll receive “random” objects… letters from a stranger… What do they all mean? Can you uncover the truth?
Step 3: Make Your “Murder Board” – and Engage Our Online Community
Just like the detectives in the movies – you too can get your own cork board where you place your clues, and lay it all out for your detective’s eye to see…

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