The Confessionals Podcast

NEWS: World's Largest Ouija Board All Set to Summon World's Largest Spirits

NEWS: World's Largest Ouija Board All Set to Summon World's Largest Spirits

If you want to summon some really big spirits, you’re going to need a really big Ouija board - the world’s largest Ouija board, in fact! On October 12, 2019, the aptly titled “OuijaZilla” - a 9,000-pound Ouija board - was unveiled in no less than spooky Salem, Massachusetts. Handcrafted by a New Jersey tattoo artist and Ouija board collector, OuijaZilla has more square footage than many houses, and includes a planchette over 15 feet long!

VIDEO: Tony Merkel Interview with Cryptovania TV Available Now - Watch It Here!

VIDEO: Tony Merkel Interview with Cryptovania TV Available Now - Watch It Here!

Back in August we shared that Tony had the opportunity to interview with Cryptovania TV! We are now excited to announce that his interview is officially available for viewing… and you can check out a special presentation of the first episode of Cryptovania TV’s second season right here, right now! Settle in, hit play, and enjoy Tony’s conversation with hosts Tommy and Jason. Welcome to Cryptovania!

BLOG: See The Confessionals Billboard On Display from October 1 Through Halloween!

BLOG: See The Confessionals Billboard On Display from October 1 Through Halloween!

Happy October, Philly! From now through Halloween, commuters, travelers, and fans of The Confessionals can gaze at the amazing TC billboard located on Route 422 Eastbound! Designed by the incredibly talented Nate Hallinan, one of TC’s Graphic Design Artists, the digital billboard is on display just past the Oaks exit heading toward Philadelphia. Check out some of the nighttime images we took recently to showcase this cool temporary addition to the show!

BLOG: Top 10 Favorite Podcasts Listened to By The Confessionals Podcast Fans (...Besides The Confessionals, Of Course!)

BLOG: Top 10 Favorite Podcasts Listened to By The Confessionals Podcast Fans (...Besides The Confessionals, Of Course!)

Plug in those headphones, International Podcast Day is here again! Observed every September 30 since 2014, International Podcast Day is a global celebration of the power of the podcast medium. Earlier this month we polled our listeners across all of our social media platforms to come up with a list of their very favorite podcasts. (Besides The Confessionals, of course.) In honor of International Podcast Day, check out these top 10 favorite podcasts listened to by The Confessionals Podcast fans - along with a few other honorable mentions as a bonus - and start building yourself the ultimate listening queue!

BLOG: 10 Haunted Places in the U.S. Where Ghost Hunters Can Spend the Night

BLOG: 10 Haunted Places in the U.S. Where Ghost Hunters Can Spend the Night

Dust off your EMF meters and break out your EVP recorders - September 28 is National Ghost Hunting Day! Established in 2016, National Ghost Hunting Day recognizes the growing popularity of paranormal investigating across the globe. Since ghost hunting is best done after dark, we’ve put together a short list of some haunted places in America where investigators can search for spirits all night long. If you ain’t afraid of no ghost, test your paranormal investigator mettle at these 10 haunted places in the U.S. where ghost hunters can spend the night!

Written Confession: Camera Catches a Shadow Person at an Abandoned Prison

Written Confession: Camera Catches a Shadow Person at an Abandoned Prison

The following written confession, photo, and video were submitted via email: “…They stopped the listening and she went right away towards the noises they heard and checks the area with her flashlight, while panning the light right and left you can see a black shadow form of a person walking up a staircase and go into a door…”

Written Confession: A Nightmare About the Gargoyle in Episode 152, Years Before the Episode Ever Aired

Written Confession: A Nightmare About the Gargoyle in Episode 152, Years Before the Episode Ever Aired

The following written confession was submitted via email, describing a dream from several years ago about a creature exactly like the scary mystery demon someone else witnessed, in real life, in Episode 152: The Gargoyle. “I’ve been listening for a few months and the creature described in this episode matched the one of something I saw in a dream a few years back, including the ungodly scream. . . “

BLOG: RIP Storm Area 51 - Remembering 20 of Our Favorite Memes About 2019's Most Viral Event

BLOG: RIP Storm Area 51 - Remembering 20 of Our Favorite Memes About 2019's Most Viral Event

It’s the end of an internet era! After months of making headlines, the creator of Storm Area 51 announced that the epic event is officially dead. As a last swan song to the greatest worst event that will never be, we’re remembering Storm Area 51 with 20 of our favorite Area 51 memes! Take a last look at these meme gems from the good folks of the internet, and bid your dreams of joyriding a stolen alien spacecraft out of Area 51 goodbye.

BLOG: The Confessionals Podcast Beard Oil is Coming Soon!

BLOG: The Confessionals Podcast Beard Oil is Coming Soon!

Coming this October, The Confessionals Podcast is teaming up with the awesome Anointed AK, a men’s grooming products company that handcrafts all of its creations in Alaska. Just in time for Fall and Halloween, Anointed AK and The Confessionals are bringing an all new beard oil collaboration series inspired by some of the world’s most famous cryptid and paranormal encounters!

Written Confession: UFO Sightings Caught on Camera in Two Different Countries

Written Confession: UFO Sightings Caught on Camera in Two Different Countries

The following written confession, photos, and videos were submitted via email: I am originally from Brazil and my interest in UFO started in 2012 City of Salvador - Bahia, when I saw something really weird in the sky like a shooting star coming from the right to the left and it stopped in the air for around 1-2 minutes, I was so excited that I did not blink until it flies fast as lightning straight up . . .

INFOGRAPHIC: 24 Monsters in Literature on National Read a Book Day

INFOGRAPHIC: 24 Monsters in Literature on National Read a Book Day

September 6 is National Read a Book Day! If you love books like you love all things weird and paranormal, then check out these 24 creepy monsters in literature for a good scare while you read today. From the Headless Horseman to the Woman in Black to Pennywise the Clown, these scary creatures may have you hiding under the covers all night with your book light on!

Creature Feature Friday: The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

Creature Feature Friday: The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

It’s time for another Creature Feature Friday, and today we’re taking a quick look at The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall! The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England is one of the most famous ghosts in Great Britain, and the subject of one of the world’s most famous ghost photographs - despite criticism that the image could very well be a hoax. Check out these 5 fast facts about The Brown Lady’s legend.

Written Confession: Eerie Mirror Image Men Who Appeared Out of Nowhere

Written Confession: Eerie Mirror Image Men Who Appeared Out of Nowhere

When my best friend and I were in high school , we used to walk around the cul de sac at the end of our street just talking. One time , we were out there around 9 pm. We lived in a small quiet neighborhood. The cul de sac was at the end of the road surrounded by woods. There were only 3 houses there and we knew all of the people that lived there well. None had kids. We had walked around the circle About ten times when we both noticed two older boys in the road walking away from us down the street . . .

BLOG: Behind-the-Scenes Look at Tony's Cryptovania TV Interview!

BLOG: Behind-the-Scenes Look at Tony's Cryptovania TV Interview!

Stay tuned, Roku users! An interview with Tony is coming to you from Cryptovania TV! Recently Tony had the opportunity to get together with the Cryptovania team on the western side of Pennsylvania, and filmed an hour-long segment for their upcoming Season 2, Episode 1 premiere. Check out these photos and videos for some behind-the-scenes looks.

Written Confession: My Grandmother Was a Nurse in the CIA

Written Confession: My Grandmother Was a Nurse in the CIA

The following written confession was submitted via email: My grandmother worked in the CIA as a nurse. She was high clearance, and she worked on a lot of projects. I only have bits and pieces of information because she was jumped around in the 1980s- the late 1990s. I remember my parents accounting about UFO’s and grams uttered about how we are a . . .

NEWS: 10 Best States for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

NEWS: 10 Best States for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

If the dozens of zombie TV shows and movies over the last decade are any indication, then any minute now we’re going to be hit with the Zombie Apocalypse. Are you ready? Your best chance to remain alive may depend on whether you live in one of the 10 best states for surviving a zombie apocalypse. CableTV.com has compiled a list of these 10 states (and also named some of the worst), where you can hope to ride out the rise of the zombies. Did your home state make the cut?

LISTEN: Tony Calls 97.5 FM The Fanatic Philadelphia & Talks The Confessionals!

LISTEN: Tony Calls 97.5 FM The Fanatic Philadelphia & Talks The Confessionals!

Last week Tony called into the Philadelphia sports station 97.5 FM The Fanatic Philadelphia to share some thoughts about the 76ers basketball team, but of course he also got the hosts talking about The Confessionals Podcast! If you didn’t catch the segment on Gargano & Myrtetus Middays live, check it out here!

BLOG: 13 Strange and Surprising Objects That People Claim Are Haunted

BLOG: 13 Strange and Surprising Objects That People Claim Are Haunted

When you hear the word haunted, you probably immediately think of a creepy haunted house. But it will probably shock no one to learn that places are not the only things that can be haunted. Ghost investigation shows, personal encounters, and internet photo galleries have revealed the prevalence of many haunted objects that bring unwanted dread and paranormal activity to anyone who possesses them. What kinds of objects are we talking about here? From decorations to furniture to undergarments, check out these 13 strange and surprising objects that people claim are haunted!

Written Confession: Cloud Chimera Escapes Testing Facility

Written Confession: Cloud Chimera Escapes Testing Facility

After everything I've experienced in my life I never thought I'd see more than that! So, I was driving home that night after going to get groceries. It was about 11 pm. I came down a hill and crossed the little bridge . . .. It was dark, but clear. I always drive with the high beams on unless a car is approaching. I saw someone walking down the other side of the road with a flashlight. This was right next to a . . . Facility . . .

VIDEO: Online Hang Out with Tony and Mr. X Dreams

VIDEO: Online Hang Out with Tony and Mr. X Dreams

Tony recently joined storyteller and creator Mr. X Dreams on The Dreamercast for an online “hang out” on YouTube! Watch here for over an hour of some fun, assorted conversation between these two awesome show hosts.