We talk about ghosts all the time on Peripheral: ghosts caught on tape, creepy child ghosts, ghosts who solved their own murders and all manner of future ghosts. This week we cover a different type of ghost, the “not quite” ghost. These stories exist somewhere between a sheet hanging out to dry on a bush and Patrick Swayze making you a vase.
This episode has mysterious light spirits, talking corpses, the trial of a ghost murderer and the visions your brain creates to keep you alive.
- /r/PresAssassins – John Hinckley attempted to assassinate the President in 1981, this year he is being released. He had some interesting adventures and made some interesting pen pals during his incarceration.
- Slow No – Chicago is experiencing a rash of burglaries, the perpetrator has been nicknamed “The Creeper Ghost”, and was recently caught on camera during a break in.
- Farmhouse Terrors– The murder of a young woman in Ohio lead investigators to the discovery of a possible serial killer.
Mysterious lights are often seen over bodies of water and bogs. Mariah tells us the legends behind these bizarre orbs.
Living Heads –
What can a human head do in the seconds after it is severed from its body? Devin gives us the disturbing answer.
The Hammersmith Ghost –
A ghostly figure was haunting the residents of a small town in London. When “the Hammersmith ghost” was shot, the real ghost was exposed.
The Third Man Syndrome –
People who have survived extreme situations have revealed a common occurrence. Some have experienced an unexpected presence.