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BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast is a podcast that delves into strange and humorous phenomena including simulacra (seeing Jesus on your toast), supernatural sightings, crypto-zoology, and so much more. Cody and Chris have created a platform on which they discuss both sides of the phenomena (real or bulls**t) while sipping on booze and spirits that represent their chosen topic. They hope to entertain, enlighten, and maybe even educate you on all things fun and weird. Whose side will you be on? A ...
 
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This minisode introduces two crazy a** creatures found in nature. First, Chris talks about a creature known as the Nokken, who can shapeshift into a wooden log, a beautiful man, a horse, or an evil tree monster. Then, Cody discusses a beautiful female creature with a cow’s tail, the Huldra, who entices men to marry her…and then kills them! Can you …
 
After a short hiatus, we are back! In this heartfelt episode, we are paying tribute to the beautiful soul known as Anne Rice by telling stories of different supernatural creatures she wrote about. First, Cody talks about the Curse of Tutankhamun, or the Mummy’s Curse, in which a number of people died after coming in contact with the tomb. Next, Chr…
 
Ring out the old, ring in the new. It’s our New Queer’s Resolutions tradition! In this minisode we end the holiday season and the year with a review of 2021. We talk about favorite episodes, accomplishments, plans for the upcoming year, both podcast and personal, and bumps and surprises we encountered along the way. We hope that this minisode finds…
 
This week, we bring you your second (albeit late) dose of holiday fun by talking about Santa’s Little Helpers. That’s right, elves! First, Cody tells the fascinating story of a real elf-like specimen (that Chris thinks looks like Watto) known as The Gnome of Girona. Then, Chris talks about a type of house elf - known by many names - that uses hay a…
 
In this minisode, we bring you another holiday treat filled with Icelandic lore and attic demons. First, Cody talks about a woman, cursed by name and by duty, who has a habit of saddling and riding men on Christmas. Then, Chris tells the story of one person’s creepy encounter - in a freaky a** attic - with a miniscule entity they never saw again. C…
 
In the first holiday episode of the season, Chris and Cody talk about their favorite sexy bear: Santa Claus. First, Cody tells a really messed up story about a butcher who pickled children and were eventually thwarted by St. Nicholas. Then, Chris shares a UFO conspiracy theory, called Santa Claus, brought about by a former NASA employee who claimed…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris are back to bring you holiday cheer...or is it fear? First, Cody shares two peoples’ very different experiences seeing Santa Claus (and also a personal story, dun dun dunnnn!). Then, Chris tells a creepy tale of a person who felt a presence in his grandma’s house over Christmas that might have been something far mor…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris are coming to you live from the TusCon Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror Convention with the scariest lore we could find. First, Cody tells us about an allegedly haunted bus in Beijing, China, that went missing under crazy circumstances. Then, Chris talks about the creepy unsolved mystery surrounding the ominous letter writer kn…
 
In this minisode, a sick Chris (he swears it’s not Covid) and masked Cody talk about toilet demons and time portals. First, Cody shares a South African urban legend called Pinky Pinky. All female identifying persons may want to reconsider using public restrooms after this one, especially if you’re wearing pink. Then, Chris tells a cliff-hanger stor…
 
In their fifth annual Thanksgiving special, Chris and Cody share awesome Native American lore from Alaska. First, Cody talks about the Inuit werewolf, the Adlet, a creature born from an... interesting...pairing between a woman and a dog with spots. Then, Chris shares info about the Qalupalik, a mermaid-like sea creature that lures children in order…
 
In this minisode, you may have a harder time guessing the next topic as we talk about highway ghosts and a freakish face off (literally). First, Chris tells the strange story of a woman travelling down the highway who sees a man walk into traffic, only to disappear into thin air. Then, Cody shares an even more bizarre tale in which a woman kills he…
 
In this Halloween episode, Cody and Chris go all OG and dive into witches, and it’s super fascinating. First, Cody talks about Mother Shipton, the female Nostradamus who could cause chamber pots to empty on men’s heads. Then, Chris shares a story (from an old book he loved) about a man who takes flight with some naked witches. Next, Cody discusses …
 
In this Halloween minisode, Cody and Chris tell stories of a heretic gold digger and a crazy a** owl attack. First, Chris talks about Alice Kyetler, an Irish “black widow” who disappeared after her conviction, never to be heard from again. Then, Cody tells us about a family’s wild experience with a Lechuza (owl) that may have been the cause of one …
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris bring on the amazing, incredible hosts of the Box of Oddities podcast, Kat and Jethro, to finally talk about a subject they have been avoiding for sometime: spirit boards. First, Kat tells a reddit story in which a girl and her friends summon a spirit that supposedly moves trees. Then, Jethro shares a story where ano…
 
This minisode is easy to guess, but it’s a fun one about conjuring spirits. First, Cody talks about a Christian reddit user who spoke in tongues to save his family from a demonic attack. Then, Chris shares the story of a little girl who played with a ouija board that suddenly vanished and was never seen again. Can you guess next week’s “subtle” top…
 
In this episode, Chris and Cody travel to the Middle East to share those supposed wish granting creatures, jinn. First, Cody talks about Hank Wessleman PhD, who details his own super woo encounters with a jinn who told him all about the universe. Then, Chris tells a true story of one Muslim practitioner’s close encounter with a spirit she believed …
 
In this week’s minisode, Cody and Chris have two very different stories about creatures and fantasies. First, Chris talks all about ghouls, beings said to roam where humans don’t, eat children, and carry disease. Then, Cody tells us some strange and fascinating wishes people have made, including our own. Can you find the connection between the two …
 
Welcome back to school! In this episode, Cody and Chris share creepy paranormal incidents that happened in schools. First, Cody talks about Atenio de Manila University in the Philippines, built on a cemetery, and home to a really "poopy" tale. Then, Chris discusses the Westall UFO Incident in Australia, where over 300 people observed a freaky UFO. …
 
In this minisode, we talk about how to get a really strange education. First, Cody talks about strange and hilarious (and unbelievable) courses that you can take in different schools around the world. Then, Chris takes us to Reykjavek, Iceland to tell us about a very unique educational experience, Elf School, where you can learn about elves, dwarve…
 
This episode originally aired during Pride 48 in July, but we loved it so much, we wanted to share it with you. The topic is on ghost lights, or mysterious lights...that intend to kill! First, Cody shares lore around Will o’ the Wisps, which (to Cody’s shock) is actually named after a guy named Will! These lights try to lure people to their death i…
 
This is the first minisode of Season Five, and hopefully the clues are a bit easier (don’t overthink it). Okay, maybe not, we’ll see. First, Chris brings a story from Canada about a woman who sees mysterious lights in her home despite there being no electricity. She also shuts down all of her husband’s crazy theories. Then, we orbit around the worl…
 
*TRUMPET BLAST* Welcome to our 100th episode! We can’t believe we made it this far, and are so happy to be back for our fifth season! In this episode, we talk about the Satanic Panic from the 1980s. This topic comes straight from our childhoods, and we discuss personal stories as well as absolutely heartbreaking ones. First, Cody shares a bunch of …
 
Hello fans new and old alike! We hope you enjoyed your summer break. Cody and Chris are ready to come back in full swing for their 5th year, starting with episode 100!!! But first, we want to present a special minisode with clips and notes from some of our listeners sharing favorite moments, congratulations, and some fun weirdness (we laughed a lot…
 
BSP is still on summer break throughout July. In the meantime, we’re bringing you an episode from our friend, Henry, at the It Came From a Monster Movie Podcast. The show is dedicated to reviewing and discussing the incredible menagerie that makes up the creature feature / monster movie genre. In this episode, Jacqueline Smith (one of our favorite …
 
BSP is still on summer break throughout July. In the meantime, we’re bringing you an episode from our friends at the Rogue Darkness Podcast. Their podcast talks about how misinterpretations and misinformation surrounding witchcraft, the occult, and other beliefs have led many to do unthinkable crimes. In this episode, they’ll be delving into the my…
 
BSP is still on summer break throughout July. In the meantime, we’re bringing you some fun guest podcasts! Next up is The ODDentity Podcast, where Janine Mercer discusses tales of the paranormal, urban legends, folklore, and (occasionally) true crime, with just the right amount of sarcasm and humor. In their season finale, Janine interviews Jonatha…
 
BSP is on summer break throughout July. In the meantime, we’re bringing you some fun guest podcasts! First up is Four’s a Crowd, a Situation Comedy Podcast. Here’s more about the episode: After Cameron suddenly dumps Bradley, they are ready to part ways until finding out from the endearing, but meddlesome, building concierge that rent is doubling. …
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris celebrate summer by taking you to Hawaii and talking about the fascinating lore there. First, Cody discusses the Pali Highway, where you can’t bring pork without upsetting Kamapua‘a, the Pig God. Then, Chris shares the story of the Night Marchers, ancient warriors cursed to march the islands for eternity (don’t get i…
 
In this minisode, we talk about a fireball (containing a lizard) and a curious boating incident. First, Cody shares a man's experience with a lizard in a fireball who gives him a magic pebble that takes him back in time to see the creation of the Easter Island statues. You read that right. Then, Chris discusses the Sarah Joe, a ship that went missi…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris go back to their religious roots, so to speak, by talking about relics. First, Cody tells the insane (and borderline NSFW) story about the lost foreskin of Jesus Christ and its many tasty iterations. Then, Chris gets a little dark and discusses John the Baptist’s severed head, one of the most sought after religious r…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris take a paranormal trip to Italy. First, Chris tells a creepy AF story about a guy who went to the Vatican only to have a shadow spider creature follow him. Then, Cody talks about the esteemed St. Catherine of Siena and the search for her divine head (you read that right). Can you guess next week’s topic?…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris pay tribute to Memorial Day by sharing paranormal tales related to soldiers and war. First, Cody talks about the creepiest ghosts that haunt (and protect!) The Alamo. Then, Chris tells a story of one man who ran into an old friend… who might have been dead. He was haunted for life after the encounter. Next, Cody disc…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris discuss a tunnel-explorer and an invincible cat. First, Cody talks about a soldier - assigned to be a tunnel rat during the Vietnam War - and his very strange, cultish discovery. Then, Chris shares the story of a cat that is a good candidate for the “9 lives” award after surviving three sunken ships. Can you guess n…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris cover different goatmen cryptids (or are they the same one?!). First, Cody shares the story of the famous Goatman of Bowie, Maryland, who was said to be the creation of a mad USDA scientist. Then, Chris talks about the goatman known as the Popelick Monster from Louisville, Kentucky, who lives under the Popelick Trest…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris talk about demon cottages and weird plants. First, Chris tells a creepy AF story about a cottage nicknamed “The Cage”, that is home to malevolent spirits and goat demons. Then, Cody entertains us with a story about a plant - one that many people believed in for 400 years!!! - that actually grew lambs for cotton. Can…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris discuss crazy mysterious disappearances (mysterappearances?). First, Cody talks about one of the most massive and modern baffling cases: Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. Then, Chris shares a little-known case from Chile about two cousins who disappeared, years apart from each other, in similar circumstances. Next, Cody…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris talk about people vanishing during crazy storms. First, Chris shares the story of the Flannan Isles in Scotland, where three lighthouse keepers mysteriously vanished during a storm that may or may not have occurred. Then, Cody dives into the crazy circumstances surrounding the Yuba County 5, a group of five men who …
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris put you in a deep trance and talk about hypnosis (content warning: these stories involve murder and suicide). First, Cody talks about an insane case in Copenhagen where one man hypnotized another into robbing a bank and committing murder. Then, Chris tells the unfortunate story of three students who mysteriously died…
 
In this minisode, Chris and Cody tell stories about Pavlovian response and crazy sleep talking. First, Cody shares several examples of things you do everyday that are the result of years of mental conditioning. Then, Chris tells a story about a sleepover party game that may have led to one girl’s demonic possession. Can you guess next week’s topic?…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris talk about poppets, or dolls - based on people - used for rituals. First, Cody shares some basic spells you can do with your very own poppet. Then, Chris tells a story about the legends behind Guatemalan Worry Dolls. Next, Cody discusses a murderous (and true) story about a voodoo fish doll that may have killed a fam…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris talk all things prickly (hence the title). First, Chris tells a creepy story about a group of friends who find tons of puppets nailed to walls in a house. Eek! Then, Cody talks about the Pendle Witches, whose woes began when they tried to buy metal pins. Naturally, they were found “guilty” (we use that term loosely)…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris dive into amulets and talismans (talismen?), those objects that help protect against evil. First, because Cody loves Thai food so much, he talks about Thailand’s Supernatural Talisman Dolls, a recent, weird trend. Next, Chris discusses the most basic of compounds (and potent protective substances), salt. It’s more in…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris throw hints that aren't related to Tom Jones (did anyone know What’s New, Pussy Cat is a Tom Jones song??). First, Cody talks about Mummy Cats that are a little more than meets the eye. In fact, one is 5 hind legs and no head. Then, Chris tells a story about a girl dealing with strange dreams that soon became a chil…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris head east (or west?) to bring you folklore from Japan. First, Chris talks about Japanese monsters known as Yokai and focuses on the Makuragaeshi-a mostly malevolent creature that tricks people by flipping their pillows (gasp!). Then, Cody shares another type of Yokai called Tsukumogami, or a regular household object …
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris talk about a crazy cult and a hidden mansion. First, Cody discusses the Happy Science religion, founded by a man who is the lord of gods and can channel anybody….living or dead! Then, Chris talks about a mysterious mansion where a grisly ritual - that was supposed to ward off the bad karma of the world - took place.…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris talk about SLIders: people who can turn lights on and off without touching them. First, Cody introduces us to the strange phenomena by sharing different wacky accounts from around the world. Then, Chris talks about an Australian man who claims to have always been “electrically charged.” Next, Cody shares the exact st…
 
In this minisode, Cody and Chris tell two crazy stories about power surges. First, Chris talks about the Big Blackout of 1965, an incident that coincided with a huge number of UFO sightings (that may have been the cause, dun dun dunnnn). Then, Cody discusses Roy Sullivan, the luckiest or unluckiest guy ever (you be the judge) who got struck by ligh…
 
In this very NSFW (aren’t they all?) episode, Cody and Chris celebrate Valentine’s Day by talking about sex rituals and magic. First, Cody shares an atheist’s experience with a sex ritual, performed at a yoga studio under a full moon. Then, Chris tells of a woman who believes her love spell may have manifested demons in her lover. Next, Cody discus…
 
Valentine’s Day is the second worst commercialized holiday (after Christmas), and we’re celebrating it with some “love” stories (guess who wrote that sentence). First, Cody tells us about a strange tradition where a family listens outside a honeymoon suite to, um, doobers. Then, Chris talks about an ancient Egyption papyrus that, once translated, r…
 
In this episode, Cody and Chris take you to Cajun Country for some good old fashioned (and often hysterical) folklore. First, Cody talks about the pirate, Jean LaFitte, and the spirit known as the Fifolet that guards his treasure. Then, Chris discusses the Bigfoot of the Bayou known as the Honey Island Swamp Monster. Next, Cody shares The Grunch (t…
 
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