The Black Tapes

The Black Tapes Podcast

The Black Tapes is a weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?

A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Tanis podcast host Nic Silver and regular contributor MK, explore the possible existence of "The Last Movie," an infamous underground feature film, reputed to drive you insane. Legend has it that every screening of this film was surrounded by bloodshed and controversy: one reviewer actually described slipping on blood in the aisle, as he ran through dozens of people trying to tear him apart.  http://patreon.com/tanispodcast http://thelastmoviepod.com http://publicradioalliance.com http://tanispodcast.com ht...

Episode 306 - Into the Black
In the Season Three finale of The Black Tapes Podcast, Alex and Strand arrive at a crossroads where everything meets and a decision has to be made. http://bombas.com/blacktapes http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://getquip.com/blacktapes http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://tanispodcast.com http://rabbitspodcast.com http://thebiglooppodcast.com...


Alex 2017 Halloween Announcement
Alex introduces a teaser for producer Paul Bae's new podcast series, THE BIG LOOP. It all begins on Halloween. Subscribe today!...

Episode 305 - Worlds Collide
Alex draws nearer to the Axis Mundi while Strand reveals something surprising about his past. http://bombas.com/blacktapes http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://getquip.com/blacktapes http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://tanispodcast.com http://rabbitspodcast.com...

Episode 304 - Songs and Signs
Alex digs into the occult history of the Oneida community, and Strand helps her connect some threads through his Black Tapes. http://bombas.com/blacktapes http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://kindsnacks.com/blacktapes http://getquip.com/blacktapes http://stamps.com PROMO CODE "THEBLACKTAPES" http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://tanispodcast.com http://rabbitspodcast.com...


Episode 303 - A Family Gathering
Alex runs into the unexpected in Turkey, and Strand discovers his connection to the Black Tapes might be deeper than originally thought.  http://bombas.com/blacktapes http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://kindsnacks.com/blacktapes http://getquip.com/blacktapes http://stamps.com PROMO CODE "THEBLACKTAPES" http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://tanispodcast.com http://rabbitspodcast.com...

Episode 302 - The Musica Mundana
Alex brushes up on her mathematics while getting closer to the inner workings of the mysterious Thomas Warren and Daiva Corporation. http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://hellofresh.comPROMO CODE "THEBLACKTAPES30" http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://tanispodcast.com http://rabbitspodcast.com www.audible.com/THEBLACKTAPES http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://stamps.comPROMO CODE "THEBLACKTAPES" http://casper.com/theblacktapes PROMO CODE "BLACKTAPES"...

Episode 301 - The Sins of the Father
In the Season Three premiere, Strand unearths some secrets about his father, and Alex begins to make connections between the old and the new. http://theblacktapespodcast.com www.audible.com/THEBLACKTAPES http://meundies.com/theblacktapes http://stamps.com PROMO CODE "THEBLACKTAPES" http://casper.com/theblacktapes PROMO CODE "BLACKTAPES" http://tanispodcast.com http://rabbitspodcast.com...


ALEX ANNOUNCEMENT
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Episode 212 - The Axis Mundi
In the season two finale, Dr. Strand confronts the truth of his relationship with Coralee and reveals a secret about The Strand Institute, while Alex finally pieces together the mystery of The Mysterium.    http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://pnwstories.com SPONSORS: The Great Courses, Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories...


Episode 211 - About a Boy
Alex uncovers a secret about Dr. Strand's youth; a secret that could lead to unlocking the mysteries of The Black Tapes. Meanwhile, Nic and Alex close in on the location of the Axis Mundi.    http://theblacktapespodcast.com http://pnwstories.com SPONSORS: The Great Courses, Stamps.com...

Episode 210 - Welcome to the Machine
Investigation into the mysteries of the exorcism machine and Bobby Mames, leads Alex to some familiar names and a disturbing secret from Dr. Strand's past....

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Episode 209 - The Brothers of the Mount
With Alex and Nic back in Seattle, Dr. Strand tries to help them solve the mystery of E. Hausdorff. Meanwhile, Alex closes in on some more Strand family secrets....


Episode 208 - Riverview
Alex and Nic head north to Vancouver, British Columbia in search of the elusive Thomas Warren. In Vancouver, they discover a mysterious box that leads them back to an old friend.    http://theblacktapespodcast.com   SPONSORS: barkbox, stamps.com, bombas socks, ring...

Episode 207 - Personal Possessions
Alex revisits a Black Tape case in hopes of closing the circle on the role of the Order of the Ceonophus, and Dr. Strand takes our host on a stroll down memory lane....

Episode 206 - All in the Family
As Alex nears the point of no return in her investigation, an old friend reaches out to help her see the light....


Episode 205 - Cheryl
A voice from the past leads Alex deeper into the mysterious Order of the Ceonophus, a cryptic message brings us to an old hotel in Victoria, Canada, and Dr. Strand’s Black Tapes get personal....


ANNOUNCEMENT
A message from the producers of The Black Tapes...

Episode 204 - Voices Carry
Alex uncovers more connections between the mysterious grimoire and the Order of the Ceonophus, and discovers that there might be more to her insomnia than meets the eye.  http://theblacktapespodcast.com...

Episode 203 - Hush Little Baby
Alex investigates some disturbing audio files caught on a baby monitor, and Dr. Strand begins to lift the veil on his enigmatic father's history....


Episode 201 - Sleepless in Seattle
In the Season Two opener, Dr. Strand's search for his missing wife has begun to take its toll. Meanwhile, Alex follows a tip about another mysterious child, and the appearance of some strange but familiar symbols....


Episode 112 - Shadow Dancing
In the season one finale, Alex connects the dots from Europe to New Mexico and begins to suspect she might be in over her head with Dr. Strand and his Black Tapes....

Episode 111 - The Codex Gigas
Alex’s faith in Dr. Strand is tested as another piece of his past unravels, and her search into the Order of the Ceonophus uncovers a dark origin....


Episode 110 - Their Satanic Monastery's Request
As she digs deeper into the background of Brother Percival Black, Alex uncovers an ancient monastic order, and yet another layer is added to the mystery of Coralee Strand’s disappearance....

BONUS "Listener Mail #1"
Alex and Nic respond to questions from Black Tapes Podcast listeners. Episode notes: Rocketsound, Episode 110 Teaser, Pacific Northwest Stories, Stamps.com, Paul Bae, Terry Miles....


Episode 109 - Name that Tune
As we sink deeper into the mystery swirling around Dr. Strand’s missing wife, a familiar voice reaches out to Alex from the other side of the globe....

BONUS "Strand Institute Letter #3"
Alex and Dr. Strand respond to an interesting letter send to The Strand Institute by a Black Tapes Podcast listener. Episode notes: Rocketsound, Episode 109 Teaser, Pacific Northwest Stories....

Episode 108 - Board to Death
Alex is introduced to a rare class of ouija board, and the mystery deepens surrounding the private life of Dr. Strand....


BONUS "Strand Institute Letter #2"
Alex and Dr. Strand respond to a chilling letter send to The Strand Institute by a Black Tapes Podcast listener. Episode notes: Rocketsound, The Nerdist, This is Rad, Kyle Clark, Chris Hardwick, Pacific Northwest Stories....

Episode 107 - Cabin Fever
Alex enlists the help of a well-known psychic as the abduction of Sebastien Torres leads her deep into the woods, and deeper into Dr. Strand’s mysterious past....


BONUS "Alex Reagan interviews Aaron Mahnke from Lore"
Alex Reagan from The Black Tapes Podcast sits down with Lore podcast host and creator Aaron Mahnke to discuss Lore, all things paranormal, and his new novel, Grave Suspicion (released July 27th, 2015)....

INTERMISSION "Strand Institute Letter #1"
The Black Tapes Podcast - Intermission information, plus Kickstarter and Alex and Dr. Strand respond to a letter sent to The Strand Institute....

Episode 106 - The Devil's Door
Alex and Dr. Strand visit an asylum where a mute young man named Simon Reese, implicated in the gruesome murder of his parents, is suddenly talking. And it turns out Simon Reese might have a strange and dangerous gift...or a curse....


Episode 105 - The Devil You Know
If you believe in the existence of the devil in any way, then you might want to avoid this episode as Alex and Dr. Strand lift the veil on the Church’s most disturbing exorcism, and discover not only dark voices from below, but a familiar voice from Strand’s past....


Episode 104 - Turn That Frown Upside Down
A grisly murder launches a macabre festival, and Alex and Dr. Strand must work together to try and connect the dots of a strange small town’s dark history. At the same time, Alex begins to question whether or not she can really trust the man behind these mysterious Black Tapes....

Episode 103 - The Unsound
The mystery of Dr. Strand’s past becomes murkier as Alex joins him in a Black Tapes case centered on a musician’s suicide and the possible discovery of a sound that is rumored to have been created by Lucifer himself....


Episode 102 - A Tale of Two Tapes Part II
In the second part of the inaugural episode of The Black Tapes Podcast, Alex travels to San Francisco with Dr. Strand to dig further into one of his mysterious Black Tapes cases. But she soon discovers, Strand has secrets that extend far beyond The Black Tapes themselves....

Episode 101 - A Tale of Two Tapes Part I
Our host, Alex Reagan, enters the strange world of paranormal investigation and encounters the enigmatic Dr. Richard Strand: a ghost hunter who doesn't believe in ghosts. We follow Alex as she attempts to unlock both the secrets of Strand’s collection of mysterious black VHS cases, and the dark and mysterious past of the enigmatic man himself. This is The Black Tapes Podcast....