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Frankenstein's Monster

Join us for this Halloween thriller as we explore the story of history’s most famous monster. A vacation to the Swiss Alps created a legend as Mary Shelley formed the story of Frankenstein and his monster. But first, Shelley needed inspiration. She found it in her own past and imagination, with a dash of ghost stories told around the fireplace. It’s time to travel to a cottage in the Alps for a truly spooky adventure!

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This episode was hosted by Bri Pruett, written by Brooke Knight and produced by Randall Lawrence. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer. Background music by Kevin MacLeod. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License