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Ghoul on Ghoul


Oct 8, 2020

Amanda and Sarah dive into Halloween season with a look at a seasonal fav and one bizarre mass murder. Sarah goes into the origins and cultural overlaps that led to the creation of the jack-o'-lantern. Amanda heads to Detroit for the unsolved murder case of cult leader and self-proclaimed prophet Benny Evangelist and his family. Other subjects covered include avenging Rick Moranis, sighting sexy sharks, and deconstructing the McDuck family tree. 

Recommendations:

Amanda recommends the 1981 slasher film My Bloody Valentine. Sarah recommends listening to GxG at half speed. 

Sources: 

St. Aubin's Street Masscre

Divine Profetil, Author and Private History Writer: The Life, Work and Murder of Benny Evangelist and His Family

The unsolved killing of God’s self-proclaimed prophet Benny

Will O' the Wisp video

How Jack O’Lanterns Originated in Irish Myth

What’s the Origin of Jack-O’-Lanterns?

“Pumpkin: The Curious History of an American Icon” by Cindy Ott

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