The Delaware Valley’s source for the latest in strange news, hi-tech gadgets and studies of the unexplained from around the world!! Listen in as Rick, Doug, Jennabee and crew go over the craziest, creepiest and strangest happenings this area has to offer. Premiers Live on 1/5/2015 @8pm only on Wildfire Radio.
Check your closed mind at the door and tune into Paradelphia Radio as host Rick Prewitt explores the Paranormal, Alternative History, the Occult, Cutting Edge Science and more as it relates to our own Delaware Valley and mysterious world beyond.
This week we have a good old fashioned creature double feature! First up, Derek Hayes, host of Monsters Among Us podcast and the man behind Cryptid Crate joins us to talk about the phenomenon he calls "mirrored men". Similar to many types of paranormal encounters like trolls, alien visitation and men in black, the mirrored men seem to be content Continue Reading
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Paradelphia Radio: Gone...But Not Forgotten, Ep. 212 A 22 year old man stabbed in front of over 300 witnesses, a South Jersey woman and her daughter inseparable in life now separated by the act of a possible serial murderer, an American dream senselessly cut short by a brutal attack in broad daylight. These are some of the cold case files Continue Reading
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Paradelphia Radio: Gettin' With Some Strange... It's been awhile since we did a paranews show. Who wants to hear a butt ton of paranews? ALRIGHTY THEN!! This week we have tales of a new human subspecies on Mars, danger lurking below I-95 on the East coast, aliens in parallel realities, a theory about how your future self might be causing Continue Reading
During a stormy, windswept Vienna night in the year 1818 a teenage bride with an uncanny interest in science wrote a scary story about a monster pieced together from the body parts of the dead to impress some friends and unknowingly birthed a new genre of writing called science fiction. This week we explore the lasting influence of Mary Shelley's Continue Reading
This week Varla Ventura returns to discuss restless spirits, ouija, shadows in the corner and all things that go bump in the night in her latest work "Varla Ventura's Paranormal Parlor: Ghosts, Seances and Tales of True Hauntings!". Fresh off her best selling books on, among other things, werewolves, mermaids and fairies, this time Varla recounts dozens of tales about Continue Reading
In 1880 death came to Supawna Meadows. Just a nook of wetlands tucked within the marshes and vegetable farms of deepest South Jersey the area was the scene of a smallpox outbreak that took the life of two 4 year old sisters and a man who was not related to them. Though this man, Charles Fowler, seems to be a Continue Reading
Last appearing on the show just after New Year to do her annual early January listener call in show Jean Durkin dropped the mic and walked off......for 5 months. But, as a little girl staring into a snowy TV set once said.....SHE'S BAAAACK! (I took liberties with the line from the movie. Get over it.) Yes, Jean returns this week Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Suffer A Witch, Ep. 204 The story of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts colony are well known and often repeated but what isn't often mentioned is the why of things. Why did these people hold such overbearing, paranoid beliefs in supernatural creatures like witches and demons running amok in their town? Where did this idea come Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Observe and Protect, Ep. 203 This week we're joined by Paul Arbogast, founder/director of Wichita Falls Paranormal Society. In addition to being a lead paranormal investigator, Paul is also retired from the US Air Force and a former police chief in the city of Hosston, LA. Paranews includes stories of the Hubble telescope, mysterious undeciphered codes and more!!! Continue Reading
In 2013 the JUMPS Team received an interesting email from a local man claiming he'd had one of the most elaborate ghost sightings ever recorded at a place called Supawna Meadows, Pennsville, NJ. Tonight we discuss the case involving a full bodied apparition of an early 20th century hunter and delve into possible explanations. Was it a residual haunting? A time slip? Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: This Is Us!, Ep. 200 Four and a half years later and we've reached our Bicentennial episode! Tonight the Crew turns the mic back on ourselves as we discuss our "origin stories" in the realm of the paranormal. Rick, Doug, Mellie, Jennabee, Catrena, Gavin, Collette and Boo Boo (you'll have to listen....) discuss childhood memories of strange happenings and odd Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: J.U.M.P.S. Back!, Ep. 199 For years we've had members of the JUMPS Team on the show, used their insight to help discuss various phenomena and generally referenced their investigations but until now we've never dug deep into the JUMPS case files. This week, in addition to Doug and Mellie we're also joined by Catrena Clair and Tiffany and Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Bad Dog!, Ep. 198 For thousands of years humans and canines have lived alongside each other and for the most part benefited from a sort of interspecies alliance of goodwill. However, as with most relationships this one between man and beast sometimes gets messy. Nowhere does the line blur more than when the topic of werewolves raises it's Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Remember The Titans, Ep. 197 Funny how history can sometimes be like a funhouse mirror. Depending on how you look at it the view and your perspective change quite a bit. This week we discuss one such aspect of our distant past as we dig into Greek Mythology, the idea that giants once roamed the Earth and that Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Whole New World?, Ep. 195 Is the world as it should be? Is it as you remember it? Think hard and look close. You might just be surprised by what you find. This week we welcome back Stasha Eriksen, author of "The Mandela Effect: Everything Is Changing" to discuss how everything from fixtures in pop culture to the Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Grey Area, Ep. 194 By now everyone with an interest in the UFO topic has probably heard of the Roswell UFO crash in 1947. But did you know there was a similar incident that happened at Fort Dix AFB just south of Trenton, NJ in 1978? Only this was no crashed UFO. Nope. In New Jersey we go Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Norse Star, Ep. 193 From Odin to Valhalla to Thor's Hammer, Viking mythology is rife with interesting characters and amazing, supernatural tales. This week, in honor of the topic at hand, we are joined by professional wrestler/entrepreneur/social media maven/Norseman "The Last Warrior" Greywolf Raventhorne! Greywolf proves throughout the show he's more than just a head basher as he Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Dates & Saucers (Pt. 2), Ep. 192 Fresh off celebrating a hometown Eagles Super Bowl win the gang revisits more classic UFO encounters from the early days of the US "saucer craze". This week we discuss the Kelly-Hopkinsville encounter, the Lonny Zamora sighting in New Mexico and more! Related Links: Paradelphia Wildfire Radio Toxic Radio Cryptid Crate
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Paradelphia Radio: Dates & Saucers, Ep. 191 This week we delve into the early days of the UFO craze in America by discussing seminal cases from the late 1940s and early 1950s including Kenneth Arnold's famous sighting over Mt. Rainier, the mass sighting over Washington DC and more! Related Links: Paradelphia Wildfire Radio Toxic Radio Cryptid Crate
Paradelphia Radio: Wild Thing!, Ep. 190 From late night campfires to the Brothers Grimm, for centuries people have been telling tales about wild men lurking just outside of town, usually in deep woodland areas where only the bravest of the brave dare go. This week we explore some historical news stories that have most likely been the basis of these Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Toxic Haste, Ep. 189 As a combination of frigid cold weather and busted water pipes drove us out of the Wildfire Studios this week and we took shelter in the friendly confines of our old home Toxic Radio. And, of course, a visit to the old stomping grounds wouldn't be complete without a much appreciated assist from our Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Jean-etic, Ep. 189 Happy New Year 2018!! We kick off the year with the return of psychic/medium Jean Durkin who takes listener calls and dispenses advice and greetings from the Other Side. Related Links: Paradelphia Wildfire Radio Toxic Radio Cryptid Crate
Paradelphia Radio: American Horror Story, Ep. 187 In the winter of 1978 a group of friends traveling home from a college basketball game disappeared near Yuba City, CA. Months later searchers found most of what remained of the missing men at or near a deserted cabin in the woods 20 miles from where they abandoned their perfectly functional vehicle in Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Season's Beatings, Ep. 186 This week we look into the origins of Christmas and discuss how the holiday we've all been celebrating for hundreds of years might just be a appropriated version of a pagan ritual called Saturnalia. And dont even get me started on the holiday monsters waiting to punish bad children. All this and more as Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: News To You, Ep. 185 This week the crew returns to the Wildfire Studios to discuss various strange, paranormal news stories happening around the world including an interesting interstellar visitor, a woman who gets nasty with spirits, some deeply creepy tales to keep you awake at night and more!! Related Links: Paradelphia Wildfire Radio Toxic Radio Cryptid Crate Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Time Machine: World War II, Ep. 184 There's a theory that states that the more emotional energy released in a place, the more likely that place is to be the site of paranormal occurrences. If that's true then the tales we tell tonightshouldn't be hard to believe. World War II was a powder keg of emotion and strife, a Continue Reading
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Paradelphia Radio: Pieces of You, Ep. 183 Teleportation has been a staple of science fiction since the days of the original Star Trek (Beam me up, Scotty!!) but is it, in actuality, science fact? Tonight we discuss accounts of teleportation from Biblical times through the modern day. Interestingly many of these cases also include missing time, physical trace evidence and Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Tales of the Crypts, Ep. 182 To truly understand the wonder, fear and shock of a paranormal encounter you have to hear the story as told by the experiencer themselves. That's the premise of a popular podcast called "Monsters Among Us" and this week we speak with the host of that show, Derek Hayes. In addition to hearing Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Playing Catch-Up, Ep. 181 After having been out of studio for most of October Rick & Doug get caught up on all the paranormal news from the past few weeks including stories of pregnant men, an update on the goat creature, another mystery in the Great Pyramid and more!! Related Links: Paradelphia Wildfire Radio Toxic Radio Cryptid Crate Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Fireside Frights, Ep. 131 Make yourself a hot cup of cocoa, pull on your warmest pair of heavy socks and gather ‘round the radio to hear this week’s guest, John Ballentine of Campfire Radio Theater. CRT has taken a page from the dramatic radio plays of yesteryear and using modern production techniques, talented voice actors and John’s skilled Continue Reading
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Paradelphia Radio: Crazy For You, Ep. 179 Fresh on the heels of our investigation of Pennhurst Asylum on (of all days) Friday the 13th, the crew discusses the live event and what each experienced during the late night investigation of the Mayflower Building with Ghost Hunts USA. (Note: the audio of the actual event was severely compromised due to background noise Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Here Comes the Pain, Ep. 178 For over 75 years Pennhurst Asylum stood as a sentinel of an earlier, more barbaric time. Thousands of inmates over the max limit, the facility originally known as Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble Minded and Epileptic became a hell on Earth for countless numbers of men, women and children who Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: AP History?, Ep. 177 We kick off a HUGE month of October with a JAM PACKED DOUBLE INTERVIEW SHOW! First up we have Pamela Dzbenski and Tyler Evans from Ghost Hunt USA talking about their company and how you too can book a ghost hunt with them at some of the most haunted locations in the country. Then Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Somewhere In Time, Ep. 176 According to mainstream science modern humans have only been a thing here on Planet Earth for about 200,000 years and we've only developed technologies such as smelting, metalwork and electricity in the past few hundred years. So then, how does one explain a drill bit encased in a 100 million year old coal Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Brim's Back, Ep. 175 This man has been an actor, pro wrestler, publisher, comic book character, maker of award winning hot sauces and an unparalleled entrepreneur and now he's back on our airwaves....he is Brimstone!! This week Brim and the Paradelphia crew discuss everything from his new smartphone app (Forza Infernis) to his favorite cities (shout out to Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Lights Out, Ep. 174 Imagine being left alone on a small spit of land barely as big as a football stadium complex in the middle of the North Atlantic. Left to do an important job where you hold many lives in your hands but also having to deal with all manner of harsh weather, frigid cold, dangerous terrain Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Get An (After) Life, Ep. 173 This week we return to a topic familiar to our long time listeners.....the afterlife. The most compelling evidence that we survive the death of our physical bodies can be found in tales of near death experiences, past lives, and deathbed visions. The crew discuss a few interesting cases and our own psychic/medium, Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Hometown Haunts, Ep. 172 This week we welcome home Paradelphia Crew member Kelly Roncace to talk about the release of her first book on the paranormal entitled "Haunted Gloucester, Salem & Cumberland Counties". Local haunts include Barrett's Plantation, Shady Lane Nursing Home, Finn's Point National Cemetery and more! Related Links: Haunted Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties - Kelly Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Swamp Mass, Ep. 171 It had been far too long since we had one of our favorite guests stop by for a chat and so this week we brought back Rachel Hoffman, lead investigator from the Paranormal Xpeditions crew and True Crime Paranormal to discuss a host of topics. Last weekend the PXP 2.0 crew live streamed an Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Crew Cuts, Ep. 170 This week Rick is MIA and the crew take over by catching up on news of the strange from around the world. Related Links: Paradelphia (www.paradelphia.com) Wildfire Radio (www.wildfireradio.com) Toxic Radio (www.toxicradio.net) Paradelphia Store (http://tee.pub/lic/paradelphia) Paranews: Goldfish Able to Create Own Alcohol http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/news/310585/goldfish-are-able-to-create-their-own-alcohol Decaying Foot Horrifies Family http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/decaying-foot-horrifies-grieving-family-bury-grandfather-article-1.3401379 Understand Soul Contracts https://simplecapacity.com/2017/07/understanding-soul-contracts-agreements-we-made-before-coming-to-earth/
Paradelphia Radio: H2(UFO), Ep. 169 Once again we dig into that bag of UFO stories that always seems to be near overflowing and come up with some gems. Might we interest you in a 1975 case of UFO abduction so terrifying that the abductees had to either flee the state or seek therapy? How about some underwater USO mysteries from Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Catching Z’s, Ep. 168 Quick……name something that almost every single living creature on the planet (or has ever lived on the planet) has in common? If you said SLEEP then you win the Kewpie Doll! But here’s the thing, even though we all do it almost every night we don’t really know what exactly it is we’re doing. Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Water World?, Ep. 167 Most everyone knows the story of Noah’s Flood, rain for 40 days & nights blanketing the world in a deep ocean grave, pairs of every animal on Earth saved for the purpose of repopulation when the waters recede. But did you know that almost every known culture on Earth has a variation on this Continue Reading
Paradelphia Radio: Through the Looking Glass, Ep. 166 There are special places in this world where the veil between the here and the “there” seems thinner somehow. Golden Lane Antiques just outside of Gettysburg, PA is just such a place. This past week Doug, Rick, Jennabee, Jean and Gavin traveled through Amish country to near one of the most Continue Reading
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