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In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show (167) our guest is one of the UK’s leading experts on guns, ancient and modern (and now YouTube legend): Jonathan Ferguson, the Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the UK’s National Firearms Centre, which is part of the Royal Armouries museum in Leeds. He is taking us on a whistle stop tour of very dangerous toys for boys. Not only discussing the 27,000 plus pistols, rifles and machine guns in the museum’s collection, including some which would be not be out of place in steampunk movies, but also discussing how they are depicted, accurately or otherwise, in movies, TV series and computer gaming.
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Charles Christian was an English barrister, Reuters correspondent-turned editor, author, blogger, podcaster, award-winning tech journalist, storyteller, and sometime werewolf hunter, who sadly passed away in 2022.
Prior to his sudden death he completed one of his largest works to date: The Witches Almanac, the definitive guide on the history of magic and folklore, including 359 of the most important witches and sorcerers in history.
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