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Believer: A Paranormal Mystery

Julie Saunders

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Believer: A Paranormal Mystery

Believer: A Paranormal Mystery

Julie Saunders

27
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219
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Lara Campbell used to believe in the paranormal. Now she pretends to believe in it for money. But when her ex-partner goes missing near the Oregon Bigfoot Highway, she may have to re-evaluate everything she thought she knew.BELIEVER is a spooky fiction audio drama about ghosts, cryptids, demons, cosmic entities, and the fake psychic who doesn't believe they exist. New episodes every other Tuesday.

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Preview: The Messages

Lara checks her voicemail. The first episode of BELIEVER premieres in March 2020. For more information, see www.believerpodcast.com or follow @believerpod on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. CAST Lara: Julie Saunders (@ohmissjulie) Rose: Mara Hernandez (@its_marahernandez) Music from https://filmmusic.io"Spacial Winds" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Sound effects from Adobe Stock and Freesound: https://freesound.org/s/348078/ https://freesound.org/s/320726/ https://freesound.org/s/250191/

59 sFEB 3
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Preview: The Messages

This Didn't Happen

Lara Campbell used to believe in ghosts - though she will pretend to believe in them for money. When her ex-girlfriend goes missing in a strange town in Oregon, though, she might just have to rethink everything she thought she knew. Believer is a scripted fiction podcast about ghosts, cryptids, cosmic entities, and the one woman who denies them all. Season one premieres on March 3, 2020. For more information including transcripts and full credits, visit BelieverPodcast.com

57 sFEB 11
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This Didn't Happen

Charity

Fake psychic Lara Campbell travels to Charity, Oregon to check on her ex-girlfriend, Rose. This is the first episode of the season, and the best place to start listening. REMASTERED as of October 13, 2020! The transcript for this episode is available here. For episode notes, cast and crew information, or to support the show, please visit BelieverPodcast.com. CONTENT NOTES This episode contains discussions of child death, grief, and manipulation. There are also loud knocking sounds, squishy noises, and dog whining/barking (which may cause dogs to react if played over speakers). CREDITS Cast (in order of appearance): Lara Campbell - Julie Saunders Rose Boone - Mara Hernandez Deborah Lee - Jenna Saunders Rev. Mitchell Boone - David Pinion Kathy Petersen - Laura Baggett Sodapop, World's Greatest Dog - Archie Jake Talbott - Jason Markoff Mayor Terri Boone - Rosa Delgado Written, Directed, and Produced by Julie Saunders Remastered and sound designed by David Weaver Theme song composed by ...

21 minMAR 3
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Charity

BONUS: Fred Beck's 1924 Sasquatch Encounter

***OUT OF UNIVERSE*** The next episode of Believer comes out next week, but in the meantime, Julie is here to read an excerpt from Fred Beck's classic memoir, I FOUGHT THE APEMEN OF MT. SAINT HELENS, WA. You'll never guess what it's about. The full text of Beck's book can be found on BigfootEncounters.com. A transcript of this episode is available here. CONTENT NOTE This episode contains gunshot sounds.

8 minMAR 11
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BONUS: Fred Beck's 1924 Sasquatch Encounter

Dead Zone

If this is your first time listening, go back to Episode One, "Charity," and start there. Lara goes on a Squatch Walk, which leads to an...unusual discovery. Sodapop proves much more helpful than local law enforcement.

20 minMAR 18
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Dead Zone

The Night the Sky Fell

We find out more about the night the sky fell down on Charity - and learn some of Lara and Rose's backstory. If this is your first time listening, go back to Episode 1: "Charity," and start there. For bios, transcripts, and more information, visitBelieverPodcast.com CONTENT NOTES Grief; familial loss; grating, high-pitched noises. CREDITS CAST Rose Boone - Mara Hernandez The Boys - Eliseo Velasquez, John Gifford, Enrique Garnica Lara Campbell - Julie Saunders Jake Talbott - Jason Markoff Mayor Terri Boone - Rosa Delgado Camille Simmons - Sara Gorsky Dr. Penelope Simmons - Samantha Ronceros Sodapop, World's Greatest Dog - Basil Archimedes Hornberger (Archie) CREW Composer - Aaron Ferenc Written, Directed, Produced, Edited by Julie Saunders MUSIC "Julie's Melody," by Aaron Ferenc "Retrouvailles," by Ooyy "Under My Oak Tree," by Johannes Bornlof "Obsessions (Instrumental Version)", by Can't Find Ollie Music not composed by Aaron Ferenc was found on Epidemic Sound. SFX Supplemental dog ...

19 minAPR 15
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The Night the Sky Fell

The Voice of God

Lara investigates the twisted, apocalyptic sermons of Reverend Mitchell Boone. Things get...weird. If this is your first time listening, go back to episode 1.01 - Charity and start there. The transcript for this episode is available at BelieverPodcast.com. This week’s podcast recommendation is Crypto Z, a brand new show from Euphonie Media. CONTENT NOTES Apocalyptic Christian rhetoric, including scripture and hymn quotations Mild language Dog whiny noises Cult content and behavior Hallucinations and visual/auditory distortions Respiratory distress Sleepwalking CAST Rev. Mitchell Boone - David Pinion Sheriff Tate - Regen Wilson Dr. Penelope Simmons - Samantha Ronceros Camille Simmons - Sara Gorsky Lara Campbell - Julie Saunders SodaPop - Archie Cult Chanters - the Saunders, Parshall, and Meeks families CREW Written, Directed, Sound Designed by Julie Saunders Theme song composed by Aaron Ferenc Emotional support provided by Seth Ellsworth MUSIC “Julie’s Melody (Believer Theme),” b...

14 minMAY 12
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The Voice of God

Squatch Talk

EThe inaugural episode of SQUATCH TALK, recorded in Jake Talbott’s living room. In this episode, Jake’s friend and prospective co-host, Abe Ramirez, brings Sasquatch questions and sightings from across the Oregon Bigfoot Highway. What is Bigfoot? Could he be an alien? A protector? Dare we say, a friend? Find out all this and more on SQUATCH TALK! The transcript for this episode is available here. See research notes and further reading at BelieverPodcast.com Due to recording delays from, well, everything, the main storyline of BELIEVER is going on hiatus. Please stay subscribed for bonus content (including spin-off and prequel episodes) as well as regular show recommendations and resources for self-care and activism. If you enjoyed Squatch Talk, you’ll love King Falls AM. CONTENT NOTES Strong language Harm to wild animals Dissociative behavior CAST Jake Talbott - Jason Markoff Abe Ramirez - Enrique Garnica Bill - Mark Fossen Ben - Zichi Calhoun Sheila - April Fossen Rose Boone - Ma...

13 minJUN 10
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Squatch Talk

The Tale of SodaPop: Part One

Surprise! A bonus short story featuring SodaPop, World’s Greatest Dog. But first, announcements: Believer has merchandise! Check out the teepublic store here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/believer-podcast And a Patreon! Join for discounted merch, bonus material, and more at https://www.patreon.com/believerpodcast Nominate us for an Audioverse Award! More information available here: https://believerpodcast.com/fyc Parts two and three of this episode are available to Patreon supporters now. Otherwise, you’ll see them on the next few Tuesdays. A transcript of this episode is available here. CONTENT NOTES (for entire three-part story) Live dog and cat sounds Harm to wild animals Mild harm to humans Abandonment Dread Inexplicable pain CREDITS Voice performers Archie as “SodaPop” Lulu as “Barn cat” Julie Saunders as “Narrator” Production Crew Written, edited, and sound designed by Julie Saunders Cat wrangling by Seth Ellsworth “Believer Theme (Julie’s Melody)” composed by Aaron Ferenc Music from Epidemic Sound “Our Days of Bliss,” by Alice Spence “A Classic Noir,” by David Celeste “Campfire Tails,” by Brendon Moeller “Catch Me Later,” by Kikoru “Wandering Nomad,” by Cody Francis CONNECT WITH US! Website: https://believerpodcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/believerpod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/believerpod/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/believerpod

15 minSEP 10
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The Tale of SodaPop: Part One

The Tale of SodaPop: Part Two

Part Two of SodaPop's solo adventure. In which there are many more bad squirrels. This is a single-narrator bonus story set after the events of episode 4 - and if you haven't listened to Part One yet, you should probably go back an episode. A transcript of this episode is available here. Believer has merchandise! Check out the teepublic store here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/believer-podcast And a Patreon! Join for discounted merch, bonus material, and more at https://www.patreon.com/believerpodcast Nominate us for an Audioverse Award! More information available here: https://believerpodcast.com/fyc The complete version of this episode are available to Patreon supporters now! Otherwise, you’ll see part three on Tuesday. CONTENT NOTES (for entire three-part story) Live dog and cat sounds Harm to wild animals Mild harm to humans Abandonment Confusion / disorientation Dread Inexplicable pain CREDITS Voice performers Archie as “SodaPop” Lulu as “Barn cat” Julie Saunders as “Narrator” Production Crew Written, edited, and sound designed by Julie Saunders Cat wrangling by Seth Ellsworth “Believer Theme (Julie’s Melody)” composed by Aaron Ferenc Music from Epidemic Sound “Endeavor,” by Jakob Ahlbom “Chapter 13,” by Nihoni “Lost Without You (Instrumental Version),” by Duty Division CONNECT WITH US! Website: https://believerpodcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/believerpod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/believerpod/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/believerpod

13 minSEP 15
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The Tale of SodaPop: Part Two

Latest Episodes

Preview: The Messages

Lara checks her voicemail. The first episode of BELIEVER premieres in March 2020. For more information, see www.believerpodcast.com or follow @believerpod on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. CAST Lara: Julie Saunders (@ohmissjulie) Rose: Mara Hernandez (@its_marahernandez) Music from https://filmmusic.io"Spacial Winds" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Sound effects from Adobe Stock and Freesound: https://freesound.org/s/348078/ https://freesound.org/s/320726/ https://freesound.org/s/250191/

59 sFEB 3
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Preview: The Messages

This Didn't Happen

Lara Campbell used to believe in ghosts - though she will pretend to believe in them for money. When her ex-girlfriend goes missing in a strange town in Oregon, though, she might just have to rethink everything she thought she knew. Believer is a scripted fiction podcast about ghosts, cryptids, cosmic entities, and the one woman who denies them all. Season one premieres on March 3, 2020. For more information including transcripts and full credits, visit BelieverPodcast.com

57 sFEB 11
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This Didn't Happen

Charity

Fake psychic Lara Campbell travels to Charity, Oregon to check on her ex-girlfriend, Rose. This is the first episode of the season, and the best place to start listening. REMASTERED as of October 13, 2020! The transcript for this episode is available here. For episode notes, cast and crew information, or to support the show, please visit BelieverPodcast.com. CONTENT NOTES This episode contains discussions of child death, grief, and manipulation. There are also loud knocking sounds, squishy noises, and dog whining/barking (which may cause dogs to react if played over speakers). CREDITS Cast (in order of appearance): Lara Campbell - Julie Saunders Rose Boone - Mara Hernandez Deborah Lee - Jenna Saunders Rev. Mitchell Boone - David Pinion Kathy Petersen - Laura Baggett Sodapop, World's Greatest Dog - Archie Jake Talbott - Jason Markoff Mayor Terri Boone - Rosa Delgado Written, Directed, and Produced by Julie Saunders Remastered and sound designed by David Weaver Theme song composed by ...

21 minMAR 3
Comments
Charity

BONUS: Fred Beck's 1924 Sasquatch Encounter

***OUT OF UNIVERSE*** The next episode of Believer comes out next week, but in the meantime, Julie is here to read an excerpt from Fred Beck's classic memoir, I FOUGHT THE APEMEN OF MT. SAINT HELENS, WA. You'll never guess what it's about. The full text of Beck's book can be found on BigfootEncounters.com. A transcript of this episode is available here. CONTENT NOTE This episode contains gunshot sounds.

8 minMAR 11
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BONUS: Fred Beck's 1924 Sasquatch Encounter

Dead Zone

If this is your first time listening, go back to Episode One, "Charity," and start there. Lara goes on a Squatch Walk, which leads to an...unusual discovery. Sodapop proves much more helpful than local law enforcement.

20 minMAR 18
Comments
Dead Zone

The Night the Sky Fell

We find out more about the night the sky fell down on Charity - and learn some of Lara and Rose's backstory. If this is your first time listening, go back to Episode 1: "Charity," and start there. For bios, transcripts, and more information, visitBelieverPodcast.com CONTENT NOTES Grief; familial loss; grating, high-pitched noises. CREDITS CAST Rose Boone - Mara Hernandez The Boys - Eliseo Velasquez, John Gifford, Enrique Garnica Lara Campbell - Julie Saunders Jake Talbott - Jason Markoff Mayor Terri Boone - Rosa Delgado Camille Simmons - Sara Gorsky Dr. Penelope Simmons - Samantha Ronceros Sodapop, World's Greatest Dog - Basil Archimedes Hornberger (Archie) CREW Composer - Aaron Ferenc Written, Directed, Produced, Edited by Julie Saunders MUSIC "Julie's Melody," by Aaron Ferenc "Retrouvailles," by Ooyy "Under My Oak Tree," by Johannes Bornlof "Obsessions (Instrumental Version)", by Can't Find Ollie Music not composed by Aaron Ferenc was found on Epidemic Sound. SFX Supplemental dog ...

19 minAPR 15
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The Night the Sky Fell

The Voice of God

Lara investigates the twisted, apocalyptic sermons of Reverend Mitchell Boone. Things get...weird. If this is your first time listening, go back to episode 1.01 - Charity and start there. The transcript for this episode is available at BelieverPodcast.com. This week’s podcast recommendation is Crypto Z, a brand new show from Euphonie Media. CONTENT NOTES Apocalyptic Christian rhetoric, including scripture and hymn quotations Mild language Dog whiny noises Cult content and behavior Hallucinations and visual/auditory distortions Respiratory distress Sleepwalking CAST Rev. Mitchell Boone - David Pinion Sheriff Tate - Regen Wilson Dr. Penelope Simmons - Samantha Ronceros Camille Simmons - Sara Gorsky Lara Campbell - Julie Saunders SodaPop - Archie Cult Chanters - the Saunders, Parshall, and Meeks families CREW Written, Directed, Sound Designed by Julie Saunders Theme song composed by Aaron Ferenc Emotional support provided by Seth Ellsworth MUSIC “Julie’s Melody (Believer Theme),” b...

14 minMAY 12
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The Voice of God

Squatch Talk

EThe inaugural episode of SQUATCH TALK, recorded in Jake Talbott’s living room. In this episode, Jake’s friend and prospective co-host, Abe Ramirez, brings Sasquatch questions and sightings from across the Oregon Bigfoot Highway. What is Bigfoot? Could he be an alien? A protector? Dare we say, a friend? Find out all this and more on SQUATCH TALK! The transcript for this episode is available here. See research notes and further reading at BelieverPodcast.com Due to recording delays from, well, everything, the main storyline of BELIEVER is going on hiatus. Please stay subscribed for bonus content (including spin-off and prequel episodes) as well as regular show recommendations and resources for self-care and activism. If you enjoyed Squatch Talk, you’ll love King Falls AM. CONTENT NOTES Strong language Harm to wild animals Dissociative behavior CAST Jake Talbott - Jason Markoff Abe Ramirez - Enrique Garnica Bill - Mark Fossen Ben - Zichi Calhoun Sheila - April Fossen Rose Boone - Ma...

13 minJUN 10
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Squatch Talk

The Tale of SodaPop: Part One

Surprise! A bonus short story featuring SodaPop, World’s Greatest Dog. But first, announcements: Believer has merchandise! Check out the teepublic store here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/believer-podcast And a Patreon! Join for discounted merch, bonus material, and more at https://www.patreon.com/believerpodcast Nominate us for an Audioverse Award! More information available here: https://believerpodcast.com/fyc Parts two and three of this episode are available to Patreon supporters now. Otherwise, you’ll see them on the next few Tuesdays. A transcript of this episode is available here. CONTENT NOTES (for entire three-part story) Live dog and cat sounds Harm to wild animals Mild harm to humans Abandonment Dread Inexplicable pain CREDITS Voice performers Archie as “SodaPop” Lulu as “Barn cat” Julie Saunders as “Narrator” Production Crew Written, edited, and sound designed by Julie Saunders Cat wrangling by Seth Ellsworth “Believer Theme (Julie’s Melody)” composed by Aaron Ferenc Music from Epidemic Sound “Our Days of Bliss,” by Alice Spence “A Classic Noir,” by David Celeste “Campfire Tails,” by Brendon Moeller “Catch Me Later,” by Kikoru “Wandering Nomad,” by Cody Francis CONNECT WITH US! Website: https://believerpodcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/believerpod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/believerpod/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/believerpod

15 minSEP 10
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The Tale of SodaPop: Part One

The Tale of SodaPop: Part Two

Part Two of SodaPop's solo adventure. In which there are many more bad squirrels. This is a single-narrator bonus story set after the events of episode 4 - and if you haven't listened to Part One yet, you should probably go back an episode. A transcript of this episode is available here. Believer has merchandise! Check out the teepublic store here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/believer-podcast And a Patreon! Join for discounted merch, bonus material, and more at https://www.patreon.com/believerpodcast Nominate us for an Audioverse Award! More information available here: https://believerpodcast.com/fyc The complete version of this episode are available to Patreon supporters now! Otherwise, you’ll see part three on Tuesday. CONTENT NOTES (for entire three-part story) Live dog and cat sounds Harm to wild animals Mild harm to humans Abandonment Confusion / disorientation Dread Inexplicable pain CREDITS Voice performers Archie as “SodaPop” Lulu as “Barn cat” Julie Saunders as “Narrator” Production Crew Written, edited, and sound designed by Julie Saunders Cat wrangling by Seth Ellsworth “Believer Theme (Julie’s Melody)” composed by Aaron Ferenc Music from Epidemic Sound “Endeavor,” by Jakob Ahlbom “Chapter 13,” by Nihoni “Lost Without You (Instrumental Version),” by Duty Division CONNECT WITH US! Website: https://believerpodcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/believerpod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/believerpod/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/believerpod

13 minSEP 15
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The Tale of SodaPop: Part Two
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