The next Urban Fantasist Weird Tales Radio Show is now available as a podcast on PodBean, ITunes and all the usual suspects. (Search for Paranormal UK Radio Network) It's a Hunters Moon - we've not one but two headless ghosts, including a cephalophoric martyr - we'll be looking at the folklore of conkers - we go urban mythbusting to Birmingham (UK) - we've a spell to dispel bad dreams - Jane Christian be looking at tales of buried fairy treasure at the Willy Howe barrow - we've an interview with Jim Peters of Folk Horror Revival about the music of the haunted countryside - and we have a cautionary tale about crystal balls. The show repeats over the weekend & will be available as a podcast download from Monday.
This show is now available as a downloadable podcast on PodBean (see player link) iTunes, Stitcher etc.
The next episode of the Urban Fantasist Weird Tales Magick & Folklore radio show goes out tonight on the Paranormal UK Radio Network at 11pm GMT/EST. It will be live streaming tonight – here's the URL http://www.paukradio.com/ – with repeats over the weekend plus will then be available as a podcast download on PodBean, iTunes and all the usual suspects from Monday.
Tonight we have the Ghastly Ghost of the Day + a Hoax Haunting on the Norfolk Broads + a Magick Spell for Mabon + an interview on a new M.R. James theatre adaptation + we're looking at the practicalities of werewolf hunting (no really) + the end of the Salem Witch Trials saga + we'll be grilling the cheese about the folklore of Tiromancy divination (using mouldy cheese to predict events).
In the meantime you can still access the earlier show as a 1 hour podcast on PodBean here https://paranormalukradio.podbean.com/e/urban-fantasist-weird-tales-urban-legends/
Try the new Paranormal Radio app (available free of charge for IoS and Android) from Talk Stream Live, which is now streaming content from the Paranormal UK Radio Network, which includes my fortnightly Urban Fantasist Weird Tales show. That is all.
Between cavorting in a king’s bed and tangling with demon-fighting bishops, the consorts of the Kings of England during the early Middle Ages lived dramatic lives! These ‘lives of the wives’ were usually too scandalous for the history books but guest author Charles Christian reveals the unseemly events that aren’t out of place in modern TV history dramas...
My new fortnightly one-hour digital radio/podcast programme starts on 7th September - it will take a magazine format with multiple interviews and stories including Urban Mythbusting. In the first episode we'll also have a countdown of your Top 10 favourite Doomsday scenarios - everything from Armageddon to Zombies. Enjoy
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