The Flop House: Episode #45 – Skinwalkers

Sometimes you eat the Skinwalker, and sometimes the Skinwalker eats you. For our first ever five man podcast, we bring in some experts — specifically, the authors of the book The Werewolf’s Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly-Bitten (available for purchase Tuesday, September 15) Bob Powers and Ritch Duncan. Perhaps they’ll be able to explain this Navajo werewolf opus. Meanwhile, Dan is uncharacteristically lewd, Elliott reveals his unexpected martial arts skills, and Stuart discloses his secret identity as a vigilante stripper.

0:00 – 0:31 – Introduction and theme
0:32 – 3:58- We introduce our guests, lycanthropy activists Ritch Duncan and Bob Powers.
3:59 – 35:58 – What are “Skinwalkers?” Are they ancient legendary beasts? Are they sufferers of a terrible curse? Are they nudists? Or, perhaps they’re just a way to tart up a lousy werewolf movie in Native American garb.
35:59 – 41:51- Final judgments
41:52 – 48:21 – The sad bastards recommend.
48:22 – 50:09 – Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.

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Wikipedia synopsis of Skinwalkers

If you’ve recently been bitten by something suspiciously large and hairy, you may want to purchase Ritch and Bob’s book:

And read their WEREWOLF BLOG.

You also may be interested in some of Bob’s solo books:

You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero!: Book One in the Just Make a Choice! Series

The Terrible, Horrible, Temp-to-Perm Debacle: Book Two in the Just Make a Choice! Series

Happy Cruelty Day!: Daily Celebrations of Quiet Desperation

Or, if you want something you can surreptitiously read at work, then why not follow Ritch’s blogging at

And we leave you with this short video, starring Mr. Duncan: