Creepy in KC

Haunter Darren

Exploring all things creepy in and around Kansas City.

All Episodes

The 2nd Part of my interview with local paranormal investigator Marie De'Lopez of Pink Street Paranormal.  For this part I ask Marie about her beliefs and thoughts about the changes and troubles in the world today.  

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Oct 2020

55 min 5 sec

This is Part 1 of a two-part interview I did with Marie De'Lopez of Pink Street Paranormal.  She tells of a cluster of hauntings in Kansas City's Ruskin Heights region, that she witnessed as a child, and that lead her to found Pink Street Paranormal. 

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Oct 2020

1 hr 5 min

The podcast is back with a wonderful visit with local artist, musician and delightfully creepy guy, Sterling Witt!  We sat down for a chat on the Summer Solstice and talked about his newest album of songs, "Something's Awry."  We also delve into his artistic process with some great thoughts on inspiration, motivation and creativity that is a must to hear for any artist!

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Jun 2020

1 hr 14 min

I sit down with the gifted tarot card reader Vanessa of Blackbirds. Vanessa of Blackbirds will be how you can find her Facebook business page.  Be sure to look for her there and LIKE the page! *Contains some salty language so be advised*

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Dec 2019

43 min 21 sec

Talking about some of the creepiest channels available on YouTube. And I reveal the winner of the Great Cicada Husk Challenge!

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Sep 2019

31 min 44 sec

I take to the road late one night to record my thoughts on my favorite subject: Haunted Houses.  Not of the paranormal kind.  Of the haunted attraction variety.  This is the season for haunters to start their work so listen and become inspired! NB: The sound effects album I talk about is actually called "Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House."

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Jul 2019

51 min 34 sec

With all the new stories and reports about UFOs and extraterrestrials I thought there needed to be a new show with all the creepy new details!

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Jun 2019

34 min 5 sec

It's a shorter than usual podcast to end the year with, but there's a lot of creepiness on the menu when I talk about my favorite places to eat that are Creepy in KC. (Originally aired December 26, 2017.)

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May 2019

18 min 10 sec

Do you believe in UFOs?  For this episode I look to the skies and question the strange objects and crafts that are so often seen above us. (Originally aired November 27, 2017.)

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May 2019

27 min 34 sec

Delving into the creepy tales behind some supposedly cursed music and songs.  And, reluctantly I share one of my earliest and creepiest memories.  Listen if you Dare! (Originally aired November 13, 2017.)

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May 2019

32 min 27 sec

A Halloween episode with ghost stories and listeners from beyond. (Originally aired October 31, 2017.)

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May 2019

28 min 38 sec

A short Friday the 13th episode about all the the Halloween events going on around KC.    (Originally aired October 13, 2017.)

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May 2019

13 min 14 sec

Talk about haunted house attractions and home haunting.  Fond recollections of Webb's Castle in Independence, Missouri that was once area's most legendary haunted house attraction-- The Castle of Terror!

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May 2019

21 min 29 sec

Starting of the pre-Halloween season by talking about ghosts and hauntings.  Then I talk about KC's Historic Elmwood Cemetery and shed some new light on one of it's many ghost stories.   (Originally aired August 26, 2017.)

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May 2019

30 min 7 sec

There are all sorts of companies offering to test DNA to discover your family roots and heritage.  But there's a creepy side to the popular science that needs to be considered.  

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May 2019

28 min 33 sec

There were some creepy things in the news that I start out with.  Then it's off to Kansas City's Union Station to see The Mummies of the World exhibit.  Then I sit down for an interview with my friend and Rogue Taxidermist, Simone Smith. (Originally aired August 13, 2017)

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Apr 2019

37 min 29 sec

I'm calling this the Night Gallery Episode.  I interview local multi-talented artist Sterling Witt about his many works.  Then I talk about haunted paintings and recall an experience I once had. (Originally aired September 26, 2017)

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Apr 2019

43 min 6 sec

For this episode I'll be playing a recording from what my family has long considered to be our haunted farmhouse in Northern Arkansas.  My voice and the recording is rather rough, but I hope you'll enjoy this in-the-field recording. (Originally aired December 16, 2018)

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Apr 2019

42 min 16 sec

Listen as I talk about Sleep Paralysis and the "night terrors" associated with the phenomenon.  From the Old Hag to the Black Hat Man, there's much to fear in the night.  Be sure to listen all the way until near the end to hear a short but very special interview. (Originally aired July 12, 2018)

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Apr 2019

30 min 5 sec

My 20th Episode is literally as hair-raising as I can get!  I introduce you to a remarkable KC artist who creates personal masterpieces from hair.  Listen to my interview with Courtney Lane and find out about Victorian Hairwork and her other unique specialties. (Originally aired August 13, 2018)

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Apr 2019

50 min 14 sec

For this episode I talk about a place in Kansas City that's very dear to my heart.  Epperson House is on the UMKC campus and it's been closed and sealed up.  I fear for the place's future if it's not restored very soon.  I read and discuss an article I wrote about the history of the mansion and the years of neglect that it's had to endure.  Read my article at http://www.squeezeboxcity.com/the-fall-of-the-epperson-house/  (Originally aired September 13, 2018)    

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Apr 2019

44 min 56 sec

Kicking off October and the Halloween season with an episode about basic ghost hunting using just the camera and features on your smartphone! (Originally aired October 21, 2018)

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Apr 2019

23 min 4 sec

For a Post-Halloween episode I'm delving into the mysterious world of Witchcraft. (Originally aired November 13, 2018)

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Apr 2019

25 min 46 sec

Who knew there were so many monsters around Kansas City?  You will after you listen to this monstrosity of a monster episode! (Originally aired December 14, 2018)

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Apr 2019

31 min 29 sec

There's just nothing like turning down the lights and turning on a scary movie.  And thanks to all the streaming services our choices are vast.  But to narrow those down a bit, here's a list of 5 horror movies from 2018 that I highly recommend.  If you haven't seen them, they come with the Darkwood House Seal of Horrific Approval! (Originally aired January 17, 2019)

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Apr 2019

23 min 38 sec

I'm calling this a creepy hodge-podge or salad bar episode since it's an odd mix of topics that I just couldn't expand into proper full episodes.  There's mentions of my other favorite podcasts and podcasters, talk about Ghost Phone Calls, and the plundering of antiques by the Nazis.

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Apr 2019

35 min 46 sec

My interview with paranormal investigator Becky Ray.  We talk about the paranormal happening at the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri and about her other experiences with ghosts and hauntings. (Originally recorded March 14, 2019)

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Apr 2019

51 min 16 sec

Your host starts the program by explaining the origins of his name, Haunter Darren, then talks about haunted houses both real and imagined. Questions or comments? creepyinkc@gmail.com  Follow me on Twitter: @creepyinkc Instagram: Creepyinkc  

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Mar 2019

31 min 56 sec