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Get Scared with Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser’s New Podcast, Bizarre States!

Get Scared with Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser’s New Podcast, Bizarre States!

Grab your flashlight, find a blanket to hide under, and prepare to explore the unknown with Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News) and Andrew Bowser (director of Monster Machine and The Terror Twins). They’re launching a podcast all about scares: Bizarre States. The content may be frightening, but luckily the hosts are not.

Bizarre States

Chobot and Bowser will cover everything from weird to creepy to the macabre. Stories about haunted houses? They’ve got that. Tales of chilling government conspiracies? They’ve got those, too. They’ll discuss otherworldly news and their personal experiences with the unknown every other Thursday. Think of it as Supernatural for your ears.

Listeners can add to the discussion by sharing scary stories that will eventually by read by Chobot and Bowser on air. If you have a terrifying tale, email it to, and don’t forget to keep up with the latest releases and paranormal activity from Bizarre States on Facebook and Twitter.

Stay tuned because Bizarre States is coming your way. The podcast, not actual bizarre states… or are they?!


  1. Josiah Weir says:

    I keep checking back daily for new episodes.  Do you have a potential upload schedule so I can tell my brain to calm down.

  2. Tyler says:

    Yes! This is what I’ve been waiting for. Nerdist, fulfilling my needs. 

  3. Amy says:

    This sounds a little too much like Last Podcast On The Left. 

  4. Crazy says:

    A fantastic show!!! Please make more. dammit!!

  5. Marc says:

    You should see some of things thing I’ve had to deal with… 😉

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  7. Vincent_S says:

    Sup, Heisen-Bowser. Still love your Mario classic music mash-up on the Nerdist Youtube page.

  8. duncan says:

    Just subscribed i can’t wait for the show

  9. Super stoked for this you guys! Obviously, growing pains will be had but I feel like this is going to be a very fun podcast! We’ve already got two in the can but I’m ALWAYS looking for more content – So, PLEASE feel free to email me your scary stories or places you go to find your freak out factor at:! We have plans to be super interactive w/ our listeners, so please share! 
    Thanks!Jess & Bowser

  10. Angela G says:

    For people looking for it on iTunes, it’s literally under “Spooky S#@” …”Shit,” will get you no where, which is coincidentally a good rule of thumb for life in general, I suppose.

  11. Angela G says:

    Holy balls. So excited. This was the one thing I was missing from Nerdist. Swoon!

  12. T_ says:

    I’m in!!!