Freaky Friday and the latest Weird Tales Radio Show is out now: Beltane Celebrations, Conspiracy Theories & the Nuckelavee
The Weird Tales Radio Show is a weekly paranormal talk show looking at ghosts, geek, magick, folklore and urban myths - with a focus on fun and strangeness. In this week's show we talk to Naomi, the Good Witch of the East, about Beltane, we have a countdown of the UK’s Top Ten Conspiracy Theories, we meet the Loathsome Nuckelavee, we preview a new book – Saints & Sinners in Dark Age England, and we ask why do we have to go to Hell in a handcart!
Weird Tales is available on Mixcloud, Soundcloud, Spotify, YouTube, all major podcast platforms, and 16 FM and internet radio stations reaching a total global audience of 530,000.
Curated by English barrister and Reuters correspondent turned editor, author, blogger, podcaster, award-winning tech journalist, storyteller, and sometime werewolf hunter Charles Christian. He writes, he drinks tea, he knows things. This site also has links to Charles' books and the Weird Tales Show videos and podcasts.
Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough. He now lives in a barn on a ley-line in rural East Anglia. His latest book is The Mysterious Wold Newton Triangle: Wraiths, Werewolves & Other Weird Tales from the Yorkshire Wolds (Haunted Landscapes Volume 2)
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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