Wondering About Witchcraft

Before I start, please know that I realize the words witch and witchcraft mean lots of different things to lots of people. Much of what I'm talking about today has to do with the history of witchcraft in parts of Europe and the United States. When I was growing up, I learned about witches from …

Shopping For Spirits in Washington State

If you find yourself in the Evergreen State, you should visit the Pike Place Market in Seattle. I guarantee this historical landmark has something to intrigue you . There are fish vendors, arts and crafts, book stores, herbs, fruits, vegetables, flowers, and so much more. It's both an outdoor and indoor market. Picture a maze …

Haunted Pine Barrens in New Jersey

When we think of New Jersey, we might think of Atlantic City or Bruce Springsteen. In this post, I'm going to introduce you to the Pine Barrens and many of the crazy, paranormal occurrences, including  sightings of a headless pirate ghost and a creepy cryptid. The Pine Barrens, also known as Pinelands, is 1.1 million …

Tales of Haunted Tennessee

This month on TCKP, Jenni and I look at tales of ghosts in Tennessee. Today, I'll explore the tiny, historic town of Rugby. Click the link to our podcast (right sidebar) to hear Jenni's account of haunted Wheatlands Plantation and more paranormal happenings. Why have I never heard of Rugby, Tennessee? Not only is it …

Haunted Leslie’s Family Tree Restaurant

Have you ever heard of Santaquin, Utah? I've been to Utah a couple of times but not to Santaquin. If you've  been there, you most likely had the 14 inch scones at Leslie's Family Tree Restaurant. Sadly, those legendary scones are a thing of the past. Leslie's closed down in November, 2020. I'm going to …

A Paranormal Plantation in Virginia

The Ferry Plantation House  is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  The land was first cleared by Native Americans and they possibly used it as a burial ground. Artifacts, like arrowheads, were found on this property. As Jenni states in our podcast, anywhere in America was probably Native American land at some point. In 1642, a …

Haunted West Hills-Where Past Students Never Leave

  For Episode 65 of the podcast, Jenni and I looked at haunted Minnesota. Neither of us have visited Minnesota but it's definitely on my bucket list. How can you not go to a state with the nickname, 'Land of 10,000 Lakes'? On the podcast, I talked about haunted West Hills, located in Owatonna and  …

Ghost Stories

Each week, we are doing stories on haunted locations from each of our fifty states in the United States. If you have a location you'd like us to discuss, leave a message in the comments. Thanks for listening to our podcast.

Is Life Being Simulated by our Future Selves?

Last week on  The Crooked Key Podcast, Jenni and I looked at The Simulation Theory. I'd never given a lot of thought to the idea we could be a creation of a future generation of computer programmers. The theory is strengthened by the knowledge that we are quickly advancing technology in the area of gaming. …

Murder, Mengele, and the May Day Mystery

All good things must come to an end, and this is our last episode on conspiracy theories. It has been eye opening and amusing, to say the least. We are ending with discussions on Josef Mengele, Charles Manson, the May Day Mystery, the Philadelphia Experiment, and Codex Alimentarius. Episode 14 comes out today, and next …

Conspiracy Theories: Part 3

We just keep finding weird theories to talk about. Jenni and I talk about lots of things this week including chemtrails, a hollow moon, Thursday restarts, spidery Beanie Babies, and Elvis Presley. What do these things all have in common? They have interesting conspiracy theories surrounding them. This has definitely been one of my favorite …

Conspiracies and Our First-Ever Giveaway

This week we discuss Conspiracy Theories and the ways they get started. Jenni looks into theories about the Titanic. Some people question if it really sank. I get Jenni’s take on a lot of other stories from the world of conspiracy theories. There are some interesting (another word for crazy )theories out there. We’re going …