Dark Winter Nights: True Stories from Alaska

By Robert W. Prince

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 Mar 8, 2022

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Hear amazing true stories from Alaska told by the people who experienced them!

Episode Date
Alaskan "Can Do!" Spirit
00:29:01

Champion dogmusher Brent Sass shares the hilarious story of his first attempt at caribou hunting and Bill Schnabel tells the story of how not to raise pigs for bacon.

Jul 29, 2022
Kindness of Strangers
00:29:00
Matt Irinaga is saved by a mysterious stranger emerging from the ice fog and Phoebe Rohrbacher meets the nicest man in Alaska in the un-nicest of ways.
Apr 29, 2022
Hitchhikers
00:29:00
Deb Horner picks up a furry hitchhiker who refuses to leave her truck, Kat Betters picks up a dead hitchhiker who miraculously comes back to life, and host Rob Prince tells the bizarre story of the time he picked up a hitchhiker in his 1982 DeLorean sports car.
Mar 30, 2022
Don't Look Back
00:29:00

Jabin Collins experiences a life-altering car accident that threatens his dream of playing high school football, but not all things that are “life-altering” alter life in a bad way.

Feb 03, 2022
My Alaskan Mother
00:28:22

LaVerne Haakenson tries to call her mom's bluff and gets served a huge slice of humble pie and Hadara Ben-Israel follows her mom to Alaska as a girl only to find that her mom has had a serious change of lifestyle.

Jan 12, 2022
Alaskan MacGuyvers
00:29:00

Ian Wright and Alyssa Quentin try to solve their problems in MacGuyver-like ways but don’t get MacGuyver-like results.

Jan 12, 2022
Bear Cub
00:29:00

Travis Cole and Hayden Nevil discover that the most dangerous animal in Alaska is also one of the cutest.

Jan 12, 2022
Up a Creek Without a Canoe
00:21:30

Hailee McCaig goes on a remote canoeing trip with a beligerent friend and gets stranded when they wrap their canoe around a huge rock.

Jan 12, 2022
Walk for your Life
00:28:59

Scott Waterman and his friend survive a fiery plane crash only to have to walk miles through snowy woods and a kid nearly surrenders to hypothermia.

Jan 12, 2022
Alaskan Practical Jokes
00:28:59

Guy brings joy to a little girl with a magical flower garden and Lynda Brandenberg tells a classic prank-gone-wrong story from her family's early days in Alaska.

Jan 12, 2022
Bad Day at Work
00:28:59

Dawson Moore and the cast of an Alaskan play decide the show doesn’t necessarily have to go on, and Skip Lipscomb’s hat saves his life while on the job.

Jan 12, 2022
Run for Your Life!
00:29:00

In two separate stories, Ron Boynton and Dr. Jesse Robertson escape their problems in the most fundamental way you can–running like hell.

Jan 12, 2022
Alaskan Rescues
00:28:59

Mike Spindler participates in a daring night rescue on Arctic sea ice and Amanda Byrd decides the best thing she can do to try and save a drowning man is to point at him.

Jan 12, 2022
Abdicating the Throne
00:29:00

A woman moves to Alaska and finds the freedom to explore her understanding of the world, leading to huge and terrifying ideological shifts.

Jan 12, 2022
Soaked Science
00:29:00

Knute Keilland takes a prominent visiting scientist for an impromptu swim and Cody Dean steps out of his tent for a pee and makes a horrifying discovery.

Jan 12, 2022
Scientists On Ice!
00:28:59

Geoff Carrol fights off a polar bear with the wrong end of a shotgun and Mike Ruckhaus falls asleep behind the wheel of a Nodwell tracked vehicle while traversing frozen arctic tundra.

Jan 11, 2022
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
00:19:47

Host Rob Prince meets his neighbor for the first time–three years after he passed away…

Jan 11, 2022
Starving Around Denali Expedition
00:29:00

Mike Speaks receives life-saving beers from the heavens on a poorly-executed winter hike around Denali.

Jan 11, 2022
Home Alone
00:28:59

Jan Hanscomb accidentally traps a bear in her house and Linda Brandenberg recounts an old family story of when a prank “backfired.”

Jan 11, 2022
Hey Bear!
00:29:00

Ryan and Val move to Alaska from D.C. only to learn that bears up here consider hibernation to be optional and Randy Brown’s day gets weird when he finds himself in a canoe in the middle of a river holding a bear by the tail.

Jan 11, 2022
Christmas in Seward
00:29:00

Sam Cosnotti arrives alone in Seward shortly before Christmas and is welcomed by a co-worker to a rather unconventional Christmas Day dinner.

Jan 06, 2022
Halloween Special
00:29:00

One woman starts having paranormal experiences after moving in to an apartment next to a graveyard in Juneau and another family makes a disturbing discovery on a road trip through Delta Junction.

Jan 06, 2022
Dog Sense
00:28:59

Betsey Jacobs nearly loses her new service-puppy-in-training in a frozen river and Seth Robinson and his wife are worried about getting caught in an avalanche, so they consult with their dog. NO DOGS DIE IN THIS EPISODE so don’t worry.

Nov 30, 2021
Origin Story
00:29:00

Dark Winter Nights Executive Producer Ryan Peterson takes an ancestry test and tells himself he doesn’t care if it helps him find his birth parents. Turns out he cared.

Sep 29, 2021
It's Not About Me
00:51:48

An Alaska woman’s battle with alcoholism starts extremely young and ends in tragedy.

Mar 26, 2021
Thankful to Be Alive
00:29:00

James Mennaker’s family gets caught in a flash flood, Richard Coleman goes through the ice, and Michael Daku survives a plane crash.

Nov 16, 2020
Ice, Ice Baby
00:29:00

Tom Bachert receives an absolutely bizarre request from a stranger in the fog on a frigid night and Andrew George decides to take a few hundred salmon ice skating.

Sep 22, 2020
The Little Tour Bus that Could
00:29:00

Sarah Manriquez battles an epic blizzard on Alaska’s barren North Slope in a tiny tour bus full of wide-eyed visitors to Alaska.

Jan 07, 2020
Tongue Terror
00:29:00

Turns out kids actually do get their tongues stuck to metal in winter. Host Rob Prince investigates and tries it out for himself.

Feb 12, 2018