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Join lawyer turned award-winning writer and sometime werewolf-hunter Charles Christian for a weekly feast of folklore, magick and scary tales. If general off-the-wall weirdness is your thing then the Weird Tales Radio Show has something for everyone, with its magazine format 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” – it was rated as "one of the Top 40 UK podcasts and radio shows you must subscribe and listen to in 2019.” You can find it wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Join lawyer turned award-winning writer and sometime werewolf-hunter Charles Christian for a weekly feast of folklore, magick and scary tales. If general off-the-wall weirdness is your thing then the Weird Tales Radio Show has something for everyone, with its magazine format 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” – it was rated as "one of the Top 40 UK podcasts and radio shows you must subscribe and listen to in 2019.” You can find it wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Episode 107: Are Humans Hard-Wired to Believe in God?

    Episode 107: Are Humans Hard-Wired to Believe in God?

    Episode 107 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we interview writer Matthew Alper about his book The God Part of the Brain which examines the issue of whether humans are hard-wired to believe in a god - in which case why are there atheists? It’s a fascinating and thought provoking interview.

    Links:
    Weird Tales Radio Show archive - https://www.urbanfantasist.com/weird-tales-radio-show
    http://www.godpart.com/

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    Episode 106: The Strange History of Poltergeists - or do ghosts have a sense of humour?

    Episode 106: The Strange History of Poltergeists - or do ghosts have a sense of humour?

    Episode 106 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we interview writer S.D Tucker about his new book Blithe Spirits: A History of the Poltergeist and ask if ghosts have a sense of humour. We also hear from Naomi of Inanna’s Festival about the relevance of the Spring Equinox in a time of uncertainty and global health concern.


    Links:
    Weird Tales Radio Show archive - https://www.urbanfantasist.com/weird-tales-radio-show
    https://www.amazon.com/Incident-Devils-story-Terry-Lovelace-ebook/dp/B07B7HMPPZ/

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    Episode 105: Conspiracy Theories, Sexy Vampires & the Terry Lovelace UFO Incident Part 3

    Episode 105: Conspiracy Theories, Sexy Vampires & the Terry Lovelace UFO Incident Part 3

    Episode 105 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our tin-foil hat edition as we look at some of the Conspiracy Theories now surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic. In the third and final part our our interview with Terry Lovelace, we bring the story up-to-date and ask if the US government has clandestine links with aliens? And in our new occasional Fabulous Creatures series we meet the Baobhan Sith, the deadly female vampire of the Scottish forests


    Links:
    Weird Tales Radio Show archive - https://www.urbanfantasist.com/weird-tales-radio-show
    https://www.amazon.com/Incident-Devils-story-Terry-Lovelace-ebook/dp/B07B7HMPPZ/

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    Episode 104: Plague Remedies, Friday 13th Folklore & the Terry Lovelace UFO Incident Part 2

    Episode 104: Plague Remedies, Friday 13th Folklore & the Terry Lovelace UFO Incident Part 2

    In Episode 104 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we look at some Coronavirus and Plague news and ask if it’s time to crack open the Four Thieves Vinegar, we look at the connection between the Knights Templar and Friday 13th, and in the second part our our interview with Terry Lovelace, the screaming starts – and then the Men in Black begin their investigations...


    Links:
    Weird Tales Radio Show archive - https://www.urbanfantasist.com/weird-tales-radio-show
    https://www.amazon.com/Incident-Devils-story-Terry-Lovelace-ebook/dp/B07B7HMPPZ/

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    Episode 103: Terry Lovelace & the Devils Den UFO Incident Part 1

    Episode 103: Terry Lovelace & the Devils Den UFO Incident Part 1

    In Episode 103 of the Weird Tales Radio Show our main event is the first part of an interview with Terry Lovelace about his experiences both at the hands of the aliens who abducted him and US Government agents who subsequently interrogated him – the dreaded Men in Black! And we also learn how to make a safe travels charm, some Leap Year Day folklore, and why Charles is a “Man of Paranormality"

    Links:
    Weird Tales Radio Show archive - https://www.urbanfantasist.com/weird-tales-radio-show
    https://www.amazon.com/Incident-Devils-story-Terry-Lovelace-ebook/dp/B07B7HMPPZ/

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    Episode 102: Weather Lore, Lent Food Lore & Dinosaur Ghosts

    Episode 102: Weather Lore, Lent Food Lore & Dinosaur Ghosts

    In Episode 102 of the Weird Tales Radio Show we have an eclectic mix of stories including Janie talking about Hot Cross Bun Folklore plus we’ll also be looking for answers to a question that keeps us all awake at night, namely why do we never hear reports of people seeing the ghosts of dinosaurs?


    Links:
    Weird Tales Radio Show archive - https://www.urbanfantasist.com/weird-tales-radio-show
    http://www.higgypop.com

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