Bizarre States

Bizarre States

United States

Join Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser as they lift the veil and showcase the hauntings, urban myths, unsolved murders and general oddities that everyone has experienced but no one wants to talk about.


5 Month Cult with Stephen Johnson  

Bowser and Jess are joined by Stephen Johnson! They talk about your new pet fur watch, Bella Lugosi's mansion and the Synanon cult!

Ball Puns with The Ghost Brothers  

No Jess this week but Bowser is joined by the Ghost Brothers! Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey talk about a testicle festival, the Evil Within and the Ghost Brothers, Fridays at 10 PM on TLC!

The Traveling Museum with Greg Newkirk and Dana Matthews  

Jessica and Bowser are joined by Greg Newkirk and Dana Matthews of Weird HQ! Greg and Dana were kind enough to bring some artifacts from The Traveling Museum of The Paranormal and The Occult!



Mysterious Case of The Hoverboard  

Jess and Bowser are back this week to talk about the woman who poisoned her husband to not have sex, the town of Dildo and Bowser comes clean about a hoverboard mystery!

Occultic Values with Olivia Taylor Dudley  

Bowser is hosting solo again but is joined by Olivia Taylor Dudley! They discuss coffin clubs, body found at the Magic Castle and demon toys!

The Life and Times of Ted Raimi  

Bowser is joined by special guest Ted Raimi to discuss some Weird of the Week, Ted's career and read a listener story!

Ye Who Smelt It with Karyn Kusama  

Bowser and Jess are joined by special guest Karyn Kusama (The Invitation, XX)! They talk all about her films and the horror genre, another case of rectum smuggling, murder text and listener stories!

Beware The Slenderman!  

Jess and Bowser are back this week to talk about the gold butt smuggler, a long lost continent and Beware The Slenderman on HBO! 

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Peter Von Puttkamer  

Andrew and Jess are joined by a special guest, Peter Von Puttkamer! They talk about the slender man, sasquatch and Bowser has gifts!

Dongle Dangle with Alicia Lutes  

Jessica is joined by Nerdist's very own Alicia Lutes! They talk about the dildo bandit, the man with the 19" penis, Japanties USA and ALIENS!

Can you s**t out of your mouth?  

Bowser and Jess are back this week with "Welcome to Poo Corner", weird Detroit stories, #japanty and Chobot's ghost town trip!

Note: There is a buzz in this episode 

Friday The 13th with Brad Meltzer  

To celebrate Friday The 13th, Jess and Bowser are joined by Brad Meltzer to talk about ALL THE CONSPIRACY THEORIES!

Farting Angels  

No guest this week which means we get some awesome butt stories, ghost prince, the Chilean UFO and listener stories!

The Story of Polybius with Todd Luoto and Jon Frechette  

Jess and Bowser are kicking off 2017 with Todd Luoto and Jon Frechette! They start with preshow poop/swear stories, Charles Manson, Sinbad and the story of Polybius!

Bizarre States Classic: NASA's Cover-up!  

Jess is back! Bowser talks about a truely depressing documentary and then Jess delves into the NASA Challeneger cover-up!

Originally aired 2/4/16

Dem Squatch boiZ (Mike Shaw and Michael Leffler)  

Jess and Bowser are joined by Dem Squatch boiZ, Mike Shaw and Michael Leffler. We get Squatch updates, a ghost love triangle, the black Dahlia house and listener stories!

Karen Rontowski Can Read!  

Karen Rontowski joins Bowser and Jess to give them a tarot reading, talk about her paranormal experiences, monks mound and listener stories!

Good Chicken with Kyle Kinane & Dave Stone!  

Jess and Bowser are joined by the hosts of The Boogie Monster podcast, Kyle Kinane & Dave Stone! They have an update on Japan's pizza delivering reindeer, the bionic penis, magician wars and listener stories!

Kismet VR - Tarot & Automatons  

Jess is back from her holiday get away and is joined by TWO special guests! Taking over for Bowser this episode is Nerdist Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Heine! Rachel adn Jess are also joined by David Chontos, director of Psyop VR, to play Kismet!

Bizarre States Classic: Jack The Ripper with Ptolemy Slocum  

Jessica and Bowser are away for Thanksgiving so we decided to run an old classic with Ptolemy Slocum who you can now see on HBO's Westworld! 

Special guest, Ptolemy Slocum, goes over the recent Jack the Ripper discovery with Bizarre States and shares some unnerving stories of the unknown.

Originally aired 9/11/14

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