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A Touch from the Past

A podcast that is one part history and one part spooky.

Cohost Clark Canez and Jen Curcio explore the history and ghost stories inside a variety of buildings and often find that history is scarier than any haunting.

Dec 20, 2019

For the holidays we explore the site of one of LA’s most grizzly Christmastime murders, the Los Feliz Murder house. We also debate how to pronounce Los Feliz. We couldn’t actually go in because it’s a privately owned home that is up for sale again…perhaps too many spirits already reside there. But we took a long...

Dec 12, 2019

Clark Canez and Jen Curcio are joined by comedian, Lauren Blair Donovan on a field trip to Rosedale Cemetery in the Pico-Union section of Los Angeles, CA. Rosedale was opened in 1831 to re-home the corpses misplaced due to construction of what is now Downtown Los Angeles and was the first cemetery to be...

Nov 26, 2019

Pennhurst Asylum aka the Pennhurst State School is one of the scariest places in America and maybe the world. Hosts Clark Canez and Jen Curcio traveled 3,000 miles to get locked in overnight at the now-abandoned school. We learned so much about the day-to-day lives of the students and patients. 

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Oct 31, 2019

The Victorian era was a Goth's dream. Mourning was a competition and wearing black 24/7/365 was what you did. People really stewed in their sadness and creepy dolls were too common.

Join cohosts Clark Canez and Jen Curcio as they learn about daguerreotype death photos and the mourning rituals of the Victorian era. Too...