Bridges (Gephyrophobia)



Welcome to Pantophobia, a podcast about fear and curiosity!

Episode 3: Bridges (Gephyrophobia)

An anonymous contributor shares a personal story about facing her fear of bridges. If that sounds too serene, don’t worry: There’s swearing.

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Originally from Salem, Mass, Jeff now lives in Chicago.

Jeff Wagg

Jeff is the Curator of the College of Curiosity. He spends his days looking for curious people, things and points of view to share through words, audio and travel.

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Aubrey is the best dressed of the team.

Aubrey Henretty

Aubrey is a writer and storyteller in Chicago. She has a lot of questions.

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Mark Graunke

Mark Graunke

Mark is a pipefitter by trade and a mystery seeker by inclination. His hobbies include challenging his own fears and anxieties.

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Cover Photo: Rainbow Bridge in Texas. Photo by Aren Cambre.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing Service: Kent Island Express.

BBC News Report Video: Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Saving drivers too scared to cross.


Special thanks to our narrators Erin Reilly and Julie Lynn, as well to our anonymous bridge driver.

Logo design by Beth Voigt

Produced with Audacity for Mac.

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