Just in time for Halloween, K-Boo-O-W Shorts is a collection of five creepy stories with local connections. We'll be dropping a new story in the KUOW Shorts podcast feed every day from October 24 - 28.
Give your ears a good scare and listen along...if you dare.
P.S. Do you have a ghostly story to share? Send it to us at email@example.com or leave us a voicemail at 206-221-3213. We may feature it on the air.
Our final episode is a two-parter. First, a story from RadioActive about a ghost that lives in the river surrounding a small village in north India. Then, KUOW’s Katy Sewall talks with 3-year-old and then 13-year-old Chloe and her dad, who love horror movies and watch them together.
A 19-year old takes her travel industry job seriously, and doesn’t party with the rest of her team when they go on vacation research trips. But an early bedtime leads to an unusual visitation in the 19-year old’s Alaskan cruise ship cabin… particularly since she doesn’t believe in ghosts.
Once upon a time, there was a group of local ghost hunters called AGHOST - Amateur Ghost Hunters of Seattle-Tacoma. Radio producer Jake Warga went along with the group one creepy night. Terrifying hijinks ensue.
A delivery of old clothing shows up at a dinner theater in Virginia, including an old wedding dress. The costume designer makes the dress a centerpiece of the play they’re doing, but the original owner of the dress doesn’t like that.
A UW college student discovers a secret, boarded-up room in his U District rental house and is overcome with the urge to get into the room. The house fights back