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.
From the ancient Celt druids to low key Victorian era spiritualism to today's multi billion dollar fall frenzy, the history of Halloween has been the history of our fascination with the occult. This week we pull out our shovels and dig six fee deep into the origins and odd traditions of the holiday originally called Samhain and All Hallow's Eve. Continue Reading
Rolling further into the Halloween season we turn our attention this week to ghosts and things that go bump in the night. First up, local film maker Mario Cerrito joins us to discuss the results and evidence found during a lengthy paranormal investigation at his home in late September. Next up, Lindsey Beckley of Ghost Press Podcast talks historical ghost stories Continue Reading
Falling leaves, cool breezes, back to school days, pumpkin spice......and monsters.....lots and lots of monsters!! It's that time of year again ParaFanatics and what better way to get into the Halloween season than by watching spooky movies?? But which ones to watch? Well, our guests have some suggestions. Returning to the show fresh off another year of multiple Rondo Awards, Continue Reading
This week we discuss the legends and lore of famous ghost ships seen throughout the world, Paranews and more!! Related Links: Paradelphia Wildfire Radio Toxic Radio Cryptid Crate
After years of avoiding the topic of religion, this time we went there! Joining us this week are Aaron Corkum, Brandon Neuberger and Casie Neuberger of the "Around The Fire Podcast" where they discuss a plethora of topics from mainstream news to conspiracy theory but do so through the lens of modern, more progressive Christianity. In what wound up being Continue Reading
After a 3 week mini sabbatical Rick returns and goes it solo this week discussing "Supernatural" by Graham Hancock, the game changing book about the connection between psychedelics and worldwide sightings of fairies, UFO's and spirits. Later in the show it's time for desert.....as in strange creatures and anomalies found in places like the Mojave and Gobi and other windswept Continue Reading
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