Podcast: Charles Dickens and The Ghost Club

ICYMI: Rooster and Stoney talk Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and The Ghost Club on the latest episode of Phone It In!

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The pursuit of the truth has been a motivating factor for folks throughout history. 1860s London is no different – that’s where the story that Rooster and I covered on the latest episode of Phone It In begins. “The Ghost Club” is a paranormal investigation and research organization, founded in London in 1862 to investigate sightings of ghosts and hauntings.

Of all people, Charles Dickens is thought to have been one of its founding members, open to the idea of having an encounter but also interested in exposing frauds. This was an era of spiritualism…it was super easy for con men to pull one over on people who believed in such things. So, that’s where we start. The founding of The Ghost Club, how Arthur Conan Doyle fell for some really dumb shit back in the day, and what this group is up to today. Ultimately, this show had us asking what he had to do to get our own version of The Ghost Club up and running.

If you haven’t already, subscribe to Phone It In on Apple Podcasts, follow us on Spotify, or you can simply smash that play button on the embed below to fire up our latest episode on which we dive into what is believed to be London’s oldest paranormal investigation and research organization, The Ghost Club:

Listen to “Ep. 56: The Ghost Club” on Spreaker.

Stoney Keeley is the Editor in Chief of The SoBros Network, and a Dogs Playing Poker on velvet connoisseur. He is a strong supporter of Team GSD, #BeBetter, and ‘Minds right, asses tight.’ “Big Natural” covers the Tennessee Titans, Nashville, Yankee Candle, and a whole wealth of nonsense. Follow on Twitter @StoneyKeeley.

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