I see from my Facebook timeline that on the 5th November 2014 I posted this story about Pope Francis suffering a costume malfunction. It didn't occur to me at the time but that looks suspiciously like an M.R. James-style "face of crumpled linen".
Born this day 12th October 1875 although you might want to swerve numbers #3 and #7 – and challenging Irish poet and subsequent Nobel Prize for Literature laureate William Butler Yates to a White Magic versus Black Magick battle also didn't go down too well!
New Saturday Night Live video featuring Ryan Gosling for all typography geeks.
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.
New Weird Tales Podcast
Episode #29 - 9th August of the Weird Tales Radio Show podcast is our Mythbusting in the Waveney Valley edition and, along with two Medieval Ghosts for August, we look at the tale of Robert Johnson - the Delta blues legend and founder member of the Forever 27 Club, and go Poisoning the Pigeons in the Park with Tom Lehrer.
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