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Ghoul on Ghoul


Jun 18, 2020

Amanda and Sarah talk bad pirates and bouncy ghosts for this episode. Sarah explains the connection between the infamous Blackbeard the Pirate and the Hammock House, a historic building in her hometown. Amanda explores Eastern lore with two pogo-sticking spirits, the jiangshi or Chinese hopping vampire, and the pocong or shroud ghost of Indonesia. Other subjects covered include bad times and good weather. 

Recommendations:

Sarah and Amanda both recommend the new sci-fi film Vast of Night. Sarah recommends the short Hulu horror film The Rizzle and the 2006 BBC production of Dracula

Sources:

The Hammock House 

NC State University Libraries (Site plan and notes, Hammock House, Beaufort, North Carolina)

Queen Anne's Revenge Project (Blackbeard: History of the Dreaded Pirate)