And it was all down to a punter cursing a charioteer from a team he didn't support! Story via Ancient Origins...
Goths, Ghosts and Kung Fu
Episode 18 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our “Down with the codfish aristocracy” edition… We look at the mystical side of Japanese martial arts + get the inside skinny on Goth culture from alternative fashion, culture and travel superstar blogger La Carmina (pictured above http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/ + see embedded link) + we report on the builder who sold his soul to the Devil and is now trapped for all eternity in a churchyard porch + in a true WTF?!? moment, learn about a deadly riot in New York that was sparked off by a dispute over who was the best Shakespearean actor treading the boards.
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Welcome to Episode 14 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. This is our our Beware the Ideas of March; Headless Radioactive Cockroaches Crawling out of the Loo; Let’s talk about Cunning Men, Wise Women, Folk Magic, Spells, Charms and Potions Show. The big interview is with A.D. Mercer about his new book The Wicked Shall Decay and we also look at the legend of The Four Thieves Vinegar, a defence against the Plague and a tasty Salad Dressing! Music is by Depeche Mode and the Ides of March. Available on all podcast channels now or just click the player links (below) – Omny also includes chapter markers.
San Francisco-based artist Calvin W Stephens IV recently sent me a link to his portfolio at www.calvinstephensiv.com I particularly like this picture – Calvin calls it Cyberpunk Animus though I prefer to think of it as Black Phillip Living Life Deliciously Urban.
The Hare is rapping the tabor! Yes, the latest Weird Tales Radio Show (episode 12) is now available as a podcast.
This is our our Grey Lady haunting, Brown Monk lamenting, Skipping and Pancake Bell ringing, Seven Things you didn’t know about St Valentine’s Day, Arthur C Clarke Remembering, Tales of Brave Ulysses Ancient Origins editor interviewing edition. And don’t be like the Duke of Suffolk - don’t lose your head over it. We're also playing a track by Shirley & Dolly Collins. Click on the player button to hear the show.
UPDATED: The Hare is Knocking at the Door! The new look Weird Tales Radio Show is now available to download as a podcast
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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