It's Thursday - it's Weird Tales Radio Show time... In this week’s show our guest is is Peter Muise who, has been exploring New England legends, folklore and weird traditions for 20 years. He’s writer and blogger and his most recent book, out this month, is Witches and Warlocks of Massachusetts. Not surprisingly, we’re talking about the folklore and legends of New England, including who or what are the Melonheads?
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