Podcast: Ireland Story on "The Gralien Report"
21 Jun 2015 · by Brennan Storr · Be the first to comment!
Before I had an interest in the high strangeness which has come to define a lot of my reading and writing habits, podcasts held very little interest for me; back in 2012, the only one I subscribed to was Dan Savage's Seattle-based sex advice show "The Savage Lovecast." I still subscribe to the Lovecast and three years later have mostly learned 2 things - that other people lead complicated lives and that I am extraordinarily happy to be out of the dating pool.
Once I started working on my book - "A Strange Little Place: The Hauntings and Unexplained Events of One Small Town", due from Llewellyn Worldwide on August 8, 2016 - I realized I knew bupkus about the paranormal and thought podcasts would be a good place to start. Jim Harold's Paranormal Podcast" was my first, and from there I expanded outwards to Mysterious Universe, The Gralien Report, Grimerica, Expanded Perspectives, and the Paranormal Report. And listen was all I did - some of the shows courted listener feedback and stories but I never felt as though anything I could offer would be of particular interest.
That changed in February of this year when I heard a story on Gralien Report about two hikers in an Ohio state park who ended up on a trail they couldn't identify or find afterward; it brought me back to an experience I had back in 2008 while hitchhiking in northern Ireland and I thought I'd share it with the show. The host, Micah Hanks, very kindly read my account on air and now, months later, I'm sharing that podcast with you.
Click the link below to find an embedded version of the podcast. My story begins at the 1h, 18m mark.
Since then I've had my stories (all true, I might add) show up on a couple different podcasts, which I will share in the coming days.