In Episode 56 of the Weird Tales Radio Show podcast (available on all major platforms), Jane Christian talks us through some of the curious customs of the English “dole” – and we look at aspects of the Ritual Year including the "borrowed days" of March, Carling Sunday and All Fools Day.
Start the Week with Weird News: can you murder a robot + cellphone saves man from latter-day Robin Hood + Hip-hop best cheese music
And we are off with another round-up of weird news stories including: Can you murder a robot? (courtesy BBC News) + Swiss study finds that Hip-Hop is the best music to mature a happy cheese (via Reuters) + in a modern variation of the "life saved because a bullet hit a cigarette-case or a Bible" story, we have the tale of an Australian man whose mobile phone bravely took an arrow for him – actually the guy was filming the latter-day Robin Hood (via Reuters)...
Note: this is on the Ancient Origins Premium site so it is behind a paywall – hence preview only...
Well I enjoyed my break but now I'm back on Smart Radio GY this afternoon from 2pm-til-5pm for another 3 hours of chart-topping tracks. What will I be playing? Well it's a new software system so it could be anything! https://www.smartradiogy.com
And so I recently found myself being interviewed by Engel Jones for his popular 12miniconvos podcast series – where each interview lasts about 12 minutes although in my case he couldn't get me to shut up so it lasted nearer 17 minutes. You can hear the interview below – just click on the player – and, if you'd like to learn more, check out www.twelveminuteconvos.com
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In Episode 60 of the Weird Tales Radio Show podcast we have part #1 of our interview with Naomi of Inanna’s Magical Gifts in Norwich and learn how her dreams and study of witchcraft became a personal quest resulting in the creation of unique shop full of esoteric, magic and bookish delights – and in the process helped spread the word of paganism and witchcraft.
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