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OK, it was previously called WEIRD and used to pop out about once a year (if we were lucky) however not only are we increasing the newsletter's frequency but we've also totally revamped its contents. It will now cover not just news and information about what is happening on the Urban Fantasist website but also include:
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And when we say weird tales, weird facts, and weird fiction, we're including history, folklore, and urban fantasy. What's not to love! If you are part of the #weird and/or #amwriting tribes, this is for you. We're super-excited about it and hope you will be as well.
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Urban Fantasist is here to inform and entertain you with tales of storytelling, geek, pop culture, history, folklore and the weird. "Fun and high strangeness" is how one reader described it. Prone to sarcasm.
Curated by Reuters correspondent and barrister turned writer, podcaster, radio show host, award-winning tech journalist and sometime werewolf hunter Charles Christian. The site also has links to Charles Christian's books and latest reviews, plus his Weird Tales and Americana Music radio shows.
The Americana Music Radio Show is syndicated to over 50 radio stations globally reaching a total weekly audience of 3.4million.
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"Charles Christian... a man of paranormality" ...Howard Hughes, Talk Radio UK
"Had a great time chatting with the wonderful Charles Christian about my work as a composer and songwriter on his fab Americana music show."
"A great witty intelligence in the world. We need more CC and less monkey-brained politicians" ...Julia Bohanna
"Just found the show, absolutely love it. Will be tuning in regularly and catching up."
"The witty and knowledgeable Charles Christian."
"Charles is a fantastic host, and I really enjoyed listening to the other artists on the show. Very meaningful, uplifting and fun music."
"We poled our fans on their favorite podcasts and that's how I heard of Weird Tales Radio. You are well loved by the geekiverse, and fans of folklore history and monsters!"
"Charles Christian is really out there cool."
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"Charles Christian defiantly makes my world a brighter, funnier place."
"Wonderful show tonight full of all the usual delights we've come to expect."
"The legendary Charles Christian at his eclectic best... his insight and humour alone make this a must-read blog."
"Charles Christian is my inner spirit animal, thank you for making me laugh."
"You always make me laugh! Thank you for brightening my day with your dark humour."
"the funny, wonderful and slightly cantankerous Charles Christian"
"Carlsberg don't make clients, but if they did... they'd be Charles Christian"
"His tech journalism is always witty. He has a talent for pricking the overblown claims of suppliers."
"Charles Christian does awesome!"
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