28 min
 (Sanaa Khan/Snap Judgment)

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The days are getting shorter.

It’s a time when many of us put on costumes for Halloween, or set up altars for Dia de Los Muertos — a time when some folks believe the window between the living and the dead gets ... a little less foggy.

Our friends at "Spooked," a podcast from Snap Judgment, bring us a story of one man’s encounters with the "other side," encounters that might seem hard to believe.

But this is his story. He's a paramedic and ER nurse from Northern California, who just may be a conduit between the living and the dead. And a warning: this story features some graphic descriptions of death, and might be frightening to some listeners.