Midsummer Folklore, the Weird, Lumberjacks, and the Black Death - listen to the latest Weird Tales Radio Show
Fed up with the footie and Brexit? Then listen to the latest Weird Tales Radio Show podcast: we talk to Holly Lyn Walrath about writers’ fascination with the Weird, explore Midsummer love divination folklore, celebrate legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan, and party like its 1345 because the Black Death is back! And guess which song Monty Python sing us out on! Available on all the usual podcast platforms including iTunes and YouTube.
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Christian was born a 'chime child' with a caul and grew up in a haunted house. According to legend a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to ghosts and fairy folk without fear of coming to harm – allegedly! And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt by a newspaper.
"I write. I drink tea. I know things," says Christian.
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