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MonsterTalk is the science show about monsters—a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves. Hosted by Blake Smith and Dr. Karen Stollznow.

Feb 1, 2020

Karen tells us about her research into the strange 1921 case known as "The Guyra Ghost."  Rocks thrown, windows broken, strange knockings, spiritualists, and more!  Her write up of this investigation appears in the January 2020 issue of Fortean Times.

Discussed in this episode:

The Guyra Ghost Mystery (1921) - lost contemporary comedy film shot on location

Minnie Bowen, the center of the alleged haunting:

Young Minnie Bowen

Photograph of window damage at the Bowen home.

Broken windows in the Guyra Ghost House




Karen's two recent short stories:
Inspired by the events of The Guyra Ghost: Welcome Home 

Inspired by the tale of Lord Dufferin's omen: Room for One More