WEIRD TALES RADIO SHOW
All good things must end and in the last-ever episode of the Weird Tales Radio Show (episode #187) our big interview is with Marc Hartzman, who has been described as “one of America’s leading connoisseurs of the bizarre”. With Halloween just around the corner, we’re talking about his latest book Chasing Ghosts and will be looking at our fascination with spirits, the supernatural and talking to the dead.
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #186 there's blood on the carpet and murder afoot as we talk to Professor Debbie Felton of the University of Massachusetts Amherst about serial killers in Ancient Greece and Rome. From Procrustes to Ted Bundy, why do we continue to be fascinated by these monsters?
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #185 we have offer another smorgasbord of dark delights including the Mystery of Misery Corner, the Horror of Office Jargon, the Grim Fate of being Gibbeted, as well as a serving of the Vegetable Lamb of Tartary.
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #184 we find that poisons, tattoos and tarot are a few of our favourite things. Our guest is illustrator Fez Inkwright who has provided work for a wide range of publishing houses and TTRPG game companies. She is the author and illustrator of a number of books and tarot/divination decks. Her books include Folk Magic & Healing and Botanical Curses & Poisons, which was published earlier this year. And did we mention she also does tattoo design?
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #183 our guest is is American author Kevin Lucia talking about horror novels and movies, as well as his own new Halloween-themed collection October Nights. We also look at some Michaelmas folklore and superstitions – and much, much more.
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?
Here are the links...
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #181 our guest is Dr Kristina Downs, director of the Texas Folklore Society, talking about the intersection of folklore and true crime. We cover everything from Pocahontas to serial killers and fairy abductions. We also discuss the mysterious cases of the Sodder children, Crystal Grubb and Lauren Spierer.
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #180 we go all esoteric and cast the runes with our guest Dr Stephen Flowers. Are they merely an alternative alphabet or do they provide a key to understanding older European cultures and their folklore? Did the Nazis hijack the use of runes? And what role do runes play in witchcraft and magic?
In this week’s Weird Tales Radio Show #179 our guest is author, editor, journalist and actor Mark Dawidziak talking about Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Kolchak the Night Stalker, performing Mark Twain on stage, Rod Serling, the Twilight Zone, Pandemic Horror – and whether the movie I Am Legend contains a message for anti-vaxxers?
Here's this week's link: www.markdawidziak.com
And here's that I Am Legend link...
In this week's Weird Tales Radio Show #178, best selling author and military aviation journalist Nick Cook takes us down the Military Tech Rabbit Hole as we discuss Area 51, Afghanistan, Zero Gravity and Yuri Geller.
Weird Tales Radio Show is available on all major podcast platforms including Apple, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, YouTube, Podbean, iHeartMusic, RSS, Stitcher, Acast, and Amazon Music. The full archive of 187 shows runs from Mabon 2017 to Halloween 2021.
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