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.


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

The Rake with Jin Kelley  

Bowser and Jess are joined by one of our favorites, Jin Kelley! They talk about a newly discovered ship graveyard, hop pot and the Rake!

Tiki Surf Witches!  

Bowser and Jess are back this week to talk about a mysterious noise in Alaska, an update on Robert Durst and Tiki Surf Witches!

The Led Zeppelin Curse with Brandon Winfrey  

Jess is Bowser-less this week so she’s joined by Brandon Winfrey. Brandon talks about his Ouija board experience which leads to Jess’ dive into the Led Zeppelin curse!

NOTE: There is a buzz for the first few minutes

Peas and Carrots: The Halloween Special  

Jess and Bowser celebrate halloween with updates from the clown corner, Charlie The Choo Choo, the Bermuda Triangle and listener stories!

Bowser's Backyard Special  

This week's episode was recorded in Bowser's actual backyard! Jessica demonstrates how to make a sigil!

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Live from The LA Podcast Festival!  

Its a special Live episode from the LA Podcast Pestival with Jonny Loquasto!

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