Family Ghosts

Publisher:
PRX, WALT FM

Family Ghosts

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with each others’ legends, perhaps we can see each others’ realities more clearly. Hosted by Moth Grand Slam winner Sam Dingman, whos...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Jamie Vasser • The Daily Fandom Oct 23, 2020

"...what makes Family Ghosts so unique as a podcast is their full exploration of storytelling as a medium. Every season includes at least one curveball episode like a musical or theatrical rendition that showcases the oral tradition variation. Family Ghosts celebrates and respects these stories by giving them a home that fits, and I, as a listener, love them for that."

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