Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Manifesting Like a MothaF*cka Messisode with Michelle Jesse from Pagan Potions

This episode will fill your soul, not extract it.
Sara discovered Michelle Jesse's Pagan Potions at a market in Michigan while talking to her dentist. (It's better the way Sara tells it. It was a serendipitous moment.) Michelle's sprays, candles, and other creations imbued with divine scents called to Sara's soul.



Fast forward a couple of years and while talking with Kitsie Duncan during her episode, Sara brought up Pagan Potions. Not only did she fall in love with the product offerings, but also the great names Michelle comes up with for her work.

Like "Unf*ck Yourself." (That's how the name for Kitsie's episode was born, and Kitsie also inspired Sara to come up with the term "messisode" for our episodes.)

After that episode, Sara generously gifted Deedee and Court with their own "Unf*ck Yourself" candles. Sara also reached out and asked Michelle if she'd want to join the ghouls on the podcast sometime.

She did, and here's the irony. It's probably one of the most curse-filled episodes they've ever done. As in bad language-type cursing. YET...it's also the most inspiring, uplifting, centering, soul-filling, authentic show they've ever done too.

All thanks to Michelle who generously shared her time and talked about the path that led her to create her very successful Pagan Potions.

HAUNT MESS HAUNTED HEADLINES OF THE WEEK

Aliens, fit ghosts, pet ghost cats

See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcvRxmmPOIM&t=1s

WHAT MAKES THIS EPISODE MESSY

Soul extraction

Fat ghosts (or extremely health-conscious ones)

The dangers of being a psychic

Rocking pots

GUEST INFO

Find Pagans Potions on

Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PaganPotionsShop

Insta: https://www.instagram.com/paganpotions/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Paganpotion/

WHERE ELSE TO GET MESSY WITH THE GHOULS

Website:  https://ahauntmess.blogspot.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ahauntmess/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AHauntMess

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/podcastahauntmess/?hl=en

THE GHOULS

Deedee, Sara, and Courtney

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Dissecting the "Demons in Seattle" Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room Episode with Keith Linder

What did Keith Linder think about the Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room episode?
Keith Linder, the former occupant of the Bothell Hell House that was featured on the "Demons in Seattle" Ghost Adventures episode, joined the ghouls to dissect the Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room episode that revisited the case. 


"Demons in Seattle" ended up being one of Ghost Adventures most controversial episodes. Keith and his then-girlfriend, Tina, found themselves being portrayed as either faking it or being the ones sparking the activity.

So what did Keith think about what Zak and crew had to say upon reviewing this case?

Not much.

Both him and the ghouls agreed it was just a rehash of the episode with no new ground or questions being raised. Also, there was no follow up with either Keith or the new occupants of the house, making it rather disappointing.

The Haunted Hour Poll

Deedee also shared the results of the #HauntedHour poll. The question had been" What does your house's haunted mean to you? Who qualifies it as haunted?"

The choices were:
  1. You
  2. Paranormal investigators
  3. Psychics
  4. Reports about the house/property

The results:
87% of respondents said their experiences were what qualified their house as haunted.

What Makes This Episode Messy

Being grounded for life for real

Why bother calling investigators? Really not needed.

Sexy factors and TV para investigator eye candy

Guest Info
https://twitter.com/macqdor
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqEbwZ8f4PI4PY2m0FejXpQ

Where Else to Get Messy with the Ghouls


Socially on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

You can also tune in and watch their episodes on YouTube.

The Ghouls

Deedee, Sara, and Courtney

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The "What do you think?" Richard Estep Episode


Paranormal investigator, author and EMT Richard Estep joins two of the ghouls plus one of their sisters in this week's episode.
Ghoul down! Ghoul down!

In their very first recording without all three ghouls present, Sara and Court --with the help of special guest ghoul, Deborah, who is Sara's sister-- welcome author, paranormal investigator and EMT Richard Estep.

Which is a good moment to answer the question we know we'll get: "Where was Deedee?"

We'd love to say she took a much-needed vacation, but no. One of her cats, Gemini, had a life-threatening emergency that required Deedee to rush her to the vet. We are happy to report that the operation was successful and Gemini is healing nicely!

And now for a quick summation of what this episode is all about...

You may have seen him on TV or read one of his books, but don't let that fool you --or lead you into thinking he thinks he knows any more than anyone else about paranormal investigating.

Not that Richard Estep doesn't know what he's doing. He knows how to conduct an investigation, use the gadgets, etc, but he's not out to tell anyone what he's caught is 100% proof of anything.

Richard is the first to admit there are no true experts in the paranormal and to say that even though it may seem like being on TV is the Holy Grail end-all-and-be-all for investigators, it's really not --unless you're in it for fame-seeking and ego-boosting, which Richard is not. He refuses to let TV swell his ego and make him think his opinion or observations are any more important than anyone else's.

He is the personification of "down to earth." When he asks, "What do you think?" he genuinely wants to know and to spark a discussion. It may lead to a new way of not only thinking or viewing something, but also to new ways of conducting investigations and gathering evidence.

The ghouls had a damn good time talking to Richard and hope you have a damn good time listening to their chat.

What Makes This Episode Messy

Facial transfiguration

Hanging pits

Armchair non-believers

Turf-staking

When the paranormal becomes a profession

Guest Info

Website: https://www.richardestep.net/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/estepr

Where Else to Get Messy with the Ghouls


Socially on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

You can also tune in and watch their episodes on YouTube.

The Ghouls

Deedee, Sara, and Courtney

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Discussing the #HauntedHour Poll "What's Important in Ghost Hunting" Episode

The results of a paranormal Twitter poll sparked this week's discussion.
Deedee is the Wednesday night #HauntedHour Horror Hostess on Twitter. Recently she posted the results from one of her polls: What do you think is the most important thing in ghost hunting.

The options were:

1. Proof of afterlife
2. To help spirits
3. To have fun
4. Help property owners.

Both Sara and Court were surprised by the results, except for different reasons. The ghouls decided it would make an interesting subject to debate, ponder and otherwise explore. So they did!

HMOTW

They also each shared a haunted headline, but did they determine which one was the Haunt Mess of the Week?

It was a tough choice between a haunted wheelchair, a coronavirus crop circle and supernatural powers from spider bites.

WHAT MAKES THIS EPISODE MESSY

Wind

Hoaxsters

Spider bites

Sending spirits over

Paranormal anchors

Presumptions

HAUNT MESS POTATO HOLDER OF THE WEEK

Deedee once again nabbed the crown.

WHERE ELSE TO GET MESSY WITH THE GHOULS

Website:  https://ahauntmess.blogspot.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ahauntmess/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AHauntMess
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/podcastahauntmess/?hl=en
THE GHOULS

Deedee, Sara, and Courtney

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Exploring Curses Episode

Curses are more complicated than they seem --and messy too.



Which of the ghouls may have had a curse placed upon the males in their family?

Which ghoul sends curses back if she feels someone has sent her one?

And which ghoul now rethinks her stance on April as a cursed month after having watched the Shudder series, Cursed Films?

The ghouls get curious about curses and explore ways they might come about, question the reality of them even existing, and wonder what's the difference between cursed vs. haunted.

They also talk about the physical attributes of people who do the cursing. (Why is it always ugly, old, hags of women?)

Haunt Mess Haunted Headline Of The Week

The ghouls each bring a haunted headline to the table to vote on this week. Which one will they find messiest: screaming, howling, or dirty socks?

Which one do you think is messiest? (Headline, that is.) Tell us. That's what the comments are for!

What Makes This Episode Messy

Denying deliveries

Packs of wolves

Dirty socks

Washer's spinning out

Cheating on rosaries

Haunt Mess Potato Holder of the Week
Deedee (**Spoiler Alert!** She's the one who cheated on the rosary!)

Where Else to Get Messy with the Ghouls


Socially on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

You can also tune in and watch their episodes on YouTube.

The Ghouls

Deedee, Sara, and Courtney

Thursday, May 14, 2020

10 Things Not to Do in the Paranormal

Some are funny, some are a bit more serious (only a bit), but the ghouls had a lot of laughs trading tips on what not to do in the paranormal.
Don't accept ghosts from strangers, don't be a creeper, and don't gossip during EVPs are a few of the top 10 what not to do in the paranormal tips the ghouls discuss this episode.

But they also choose the Haunt Mess Headline of the Week. It actually wasn't a contest this week. It was between Bigfoot Erotica and...well, they never even needed to get to the second one, which would've been about a haunted AF baby carriage. But it's very hard to compete with Bigfoot erotica and the politicians who make headlines because of it.

And Deedee introduces the ghouls --and perhaps the world?-- to a new ghost gadget. She was calling the Yes and No boxes but Sara may have the winning name when she said she's calling them the Jebrail Boxes. Did our Podcast Phantom act up during this episode and make the boxes go off?

WHAT MAKES THIS EPISODE MESSY

Bigfoot erotica

Porn 'staches

Foxes smelling their own holes

Sharing ghosts

Sending ghosts via Amazon Prime

Lazy ghost hunters

Serial killers

Trespassing

WHERE ELSE TO GET MESSY WITH THE GHOULS

Website:  https://ahauntmess.blogspot.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ahauntmess/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AHauntMess

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/podcastahauntmess/?hl=en

THE GHOULS

Deedee, Sara, and Courtney

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Tease Your Brain with A Haunt Mess Para Puzzlers



For the last couple of years, I've wanted to add some paranormal-themed games to Haunt Jaunts Paranormal Day page. I was able to get one done last year, an unscramble the haunted places game.

But I had a couple of others in mind that I wanted to do. Ones based on brain games I play every week in my Women's World magazines:

  1. Order Up
  2. What Am I: Person, Place or Thing?

I'd hoped to craft some para brain teasers for this year's Paranormal Day, but I embarked on a new endeavor, which Deedee wrote about: the Paranormal Day Paracon.

Deedee and Sara and I were supposed to go live for our first A Haunt Mess podcast Livestream during the con, but Mother Nature had other plans. (A storm swept across Middle Tennessee where I live and knocked out power a few hours before we were due to do our thing. Then it never came back on, because it was one of the largest power outages Nashville had ever experienced. Of course. Fits with our Haunt Mess style, right?)

Anyway, the couple of weeks leading up to the paracon, Sara and Deedee asked what they could do to help.

I asked if they'd be interested in creating paranormal-themed puzzles. Then I showed them examples of what I meant.

Sara quickly proved to Deedee and I that she has yet another skill: creating killer para puzzlers! She crafted some amazing Order Ups and What Am Is.

Because I got so busy the couple days preceding the con and the day of (up until I didn't have power or cell service anymore to participate, that is), I never got to share them like I planned.

But they're too good to waste so...we decided to start sharing them on our socials.

1st Order Up


I decided to share one of Sara's Order Ups on Facebook last Tuesday for a Trivia Tuesday Para Puzzler.

Sara and Deedee thought that sounded like fun so they shared on their socials too. (Deedee takes care of AHM's Twitter, Sara's got Insta, I do FB.)







Name the Haunted Place


Then, also last week, Deedee came up with another fun game idea. She asked Sara and I to submit a few pictures from haunted places we'd visited or been to on investigations.
I was out of it late last week so I hadn't realized she'd posted on Twitter, but here's the first one of those she did:
I thought it was great fun so I posted that on AHM's Facebook for today's Trivia Tuesday:


What's Next?

You can expect more para puzzlers and other fun games like this from us going forward.

We know some people like blogs, some people prefer one social over another, so watch whichever one you like best and see what we end up posting.

But I have to warn you, when we get to the What am Is? They're tough! They make sense when you know the answer but Sara proved to be a master at coming up with those.

Here I'll give you a preview:

1st What Am I: Person, Place or Thing?

  • Fun for all ages, except where the law applies.
  • A popular virgin. 
  • As popular in the bar as I am in the bathroom.
  • Breakfast, lunch or sleepovers.
  • Say my name too many times, bad things might happen. (Same if you drink too many of me.)

Any idea what it might be? It's a tricky one but once you see the answer it totally makes sense.

Which I've posted below.

Answer





Bloody Mary! Get it?

Do you like playing games? Do you think these are fun?