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Join English barrister and Reuters correspondent turned writer, editor, award-winning tech journalist and sometime werewolf-hunter Charles Christian for one hour of folklore, urban myths and the occult. If general off-the-wall weirdness is your thing, then the Weird Tales Radio Show has something for everyone, with its radio magazine format combination of interviews, reports and news items designed for all fans of ghosts, geek, magick, folklore, urban myths and witchcraft – but with a focus on fun and strangeness that sets it apart from other paranormal radio shows.

Described as “The Today Show of the paranormal and supernatural” and “a fabulously atmospheric and over-flowing with esoteric info-show well loved by the geekiverse” – in 2019 it was rated as one of the Top 40 UK radio shows and podcasts you must subscribe and listen to. And yes, Charles really was once commissioned by a UK newspaper to go on a werewolf hunt – spoiler alert: he didn’t find one.

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Join English barrister and Reuters correspondent turned writer, editor, award-winning tech journalist and sometime werewolf-hunter Charles Christian for one hour of folklore, urban myths and the occult. If general off-the-wall weirdness is your thing, then the Weird Tales Radio Show has something for everyone, with its radio magazine format combination of interviews, reports and news items designed for all fans of ghosts, geek, magick, folklore, urban myths and witchcraft – but with a focus on fun and strangeness that sets it apart from other paranormal radio shows.

Described as “The Today Show of the paranormal and supernatural” and “a fabulously atmospheric and over-flowing with esoteric info-show well loved by the geekiverse” – in 2019 it was rated as one of the Top 40 UK radio shows and podcasts you must subscribe and listen to. And yes, Charles really was once commissioned by a UK newspaper to go on a werewolf hunt – spoiler alert: he didn’t find one.

    Episode 152: Patti Negri: the Hollywood Psychic & Good Witch

    Episode 152: Patti Negri: the Hollywood Psychic & Good Witch

    In Episode 152 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we talk to Patti Negri, the Hollywood Psychic, Medium and Good Witch about her life, times and magic. We also learn how to go dragon slaying armed only with a sticky, treacle cake called Yorkshire Parkin. And this week’s ghost is Mary, Queen of Scots.


    Links: Weird Tales Radio Show https://www.urbanfantasist.com  + https://www.pattinegri.com + https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08478JWYG/

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    Episode 151: Ghost Hunting Gadgets, Orbs & Fake News

    Episode 151: Ghost Hunting Gadgets, Orbs & Fake News

    In Episode 151 of the Weird Tales Radio Show our interview covers everything from geeky tech and fake news to ghost hunting in Texas and the pros and cons of modern paranormal investigation gadgets, our guest is all-round techie and podcaster Christopher Jordan who has been weaponising minds with his Dudes n Beer podcasts since 2015.


    Links: Weird Tales Radio Show https://www.urbanfantasist.com  + https://www.dudesnbeer.com 

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    Episode 150: Hippie, Commie, Beatnik Witches

    Episode 150: Hippie, Commie, Beatnik Witches

    In Episode 150 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we hear about the plight of Doctor Who, the history of Snowmen, the Demon Cat of Washington DC, plus we have US author and pioneer of the Sixties American Wiccan scene Aidan Kelly to talk about those Hippie, Commie, Beatnik Witches


    Links: Weird Tales Radio Show https://www.urbanfantasist.com  +

    https://www.amazon.com/author/aidankelly

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    Episode 149: Doctor Who Novels & Scary Nursery Bogies

    Episode 149: Doctor Who Novels & Scary Nursery Bogies

    In Episode 149 of the Weird Tales Radio Show Janie is back to discuss those scary Nursery Bogies of Childhood plus we have USA Today bestselling author Una McCormack on writing Star Trek & Doctor Who tie-in novels - her latest book is Star Trek Picard - The Last Best Hope


    Links: Weird Tales Radio Show https://www.urbanfantasist.com  + https://unamccormack.co.uk + https://www.amazon.co.uk/Una-McCormack/e/B001IQXCF0

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    Episode 148: Nancy A. Collins on Sonja Blue, Swamp Thing & Vampirella

    Episode 148: Nancy A. Collins on Sonja Blue, Swamp Thing & Vampirella

    In Episode 148 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we once again delve into the realms of geek and pop culture as we talk to award-winning horror author Nancy A Collins – Nancy has written more than 20 novels and novellas as well as numerous short stories. She has also worked on several comic books, including a two-year run on the Swamp Thing series and a notable first as the first woman writer working on the Vampirella comic series. She is a recipient of the Bram Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Award, and is best known for her groundbreaking series Sonja Blue, which heralded the rise of the popular urban fantasy genre.


    Links: Weird Tales Radio Show https://www.urbanfantasist.com  + https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nancy-A-Collins/e/B000AP8Z4S  + https://www.gofundme.com/f/craig-hamilton-emergency-medical-fund

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    Episode 147: It’s a Geekfest as we look at Sci-Fi TV & Movie franchises

    Episode 147: It’s a Geekfest as we look at Sci-Fi TV & Movie franchises

    In Episode 147 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we talk to film critic, author, blogger and veteran nerd Marshall Julius about science fiction and fantasy TV and movies franchises, including Star Wars, Star Trek, the Marvel Avengers - and of course The Mandalorian - and ask how long can these franchises keep being extended before we risk killing the golden goose? It’s a dorktastic, nerdelicious, geekfest.


    Links: Weird Tales Radio Show https://www.urbanfantasist.com  + www.ancient-origins.net + https://hotmerch.co.uk/collections/marshall-julius

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