45 episodes

The Paranormal... UFOs... Monsters... Mysteries... From a cabin deep in the North Woods, it's TALKING WEIRD, with your hosts Dr Dean Bertram and Jenn Dorrell. Join us for insightful, strange, spooky, and fun conversations, with fantastic guests every episode.

Talking Weird Dean Bertram PhD and Jenn Dorrell

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    • 4.1 • 9 Ratings

The Paranormal... UFOs... Monsters... Mysteries... From a cabin deep in the North Woods, it's TALKING WEIRD, with your hosts Dr Dean Bertram and Jenn Dorrell. Join us for insightful, strange, spooky, and fun conversations, with fantastic guests every episode.

    Dave Spinks talks WICKED 46, Bigfoot, Hauntings, UFOs

    Dave Spinks talks WICKED 46, Bigfoot, Hauntings, UFOs

    Dave Spinks has investigated and researched the supernatural since 1986, inspired by several experiences he had as a young man. Since that time he has conducted several hundred investigations in the U.S. as well as Europe. Dave served in the U.S. Air Force for 8 Years and went on to work as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer, retiring in 2011. 
    During his paranormal investigations Dave has undergone many hair raising and unnerving experiences.  Having investigated strange phenomena for over 30 years he has built many friendships with some of the most well known investigators in the field today. He has been seen on various TV shows, including: EXPEDITION X, TERROR IN THE WOODS, PARANORMAL 911, The UNxPLAINED, IN SEARCH OF MONSTERS, and THESE WOODS ARE HAUNTED to name a few. He was also featured in the Small Town Monsters film FLATWOODS MONSTER: A LEGACY OF FEAR.
    He has been a featured guest on hundreds of paranormal themed radio programs and podcasts. Dave is often a guest speaker at paranormal conferences around the country. He is also an author on topics that include cryptids, hauntings and UFOs. Dave released his first book - WEST VIRGINIA BIGFOOT - in 2018 and was featured in the highly successful WOODKNOCKS series by David Weatherly.
    His most recent books are WICKED 46: A PENNSYLVANIA HAUNTING and COOKING WITH CRYPTIDS.
    Dave visits with Talking Weird to chat about his new store and books, and his many experiences with a wide range of paranormal phenomena; from spirits, through UFOs, to cryptids. It's a fun and fascinating conversation with a straight-shooting veteran of the paranormal community.
    Visit Dave Spinks' official site at: https://www.davespinksparanormalinvestigator.com/

    Support TALKING WEIRD by purchasing one of the fantastic Fortean themed T-shirts available at: www.charlesfort.org
    Or you can "buy" Dean and Jenn "a coffee" at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/weird

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Vincent Richardson talks Cryptids, the Paranormal, Forensic Sketches

    Vincent Richardson talks Cryptids, the Paranormal, Forensic Sketches

    Vincent Richardson is the founder of the St.Louis Missouri based paranormal investigation group Minds Eye P.I. established in 2009. He has been lead investigator on local cases helping clients understand and deal with their personal paranormal experiences for 10+ years. Growing up in a 100 year old haunted home and having a near death experience as a young man introduced Vincent into the realm of the paranormal.
    Now Vincent is a Fortean Researcher and member of Lon Strickler's Fortean Research Team for Phantoms and Monsters. Vincent is also a Producer and Community Manager for the paranormal YouTube channel Beyond Explanation. Co-Producing shows with Bill Fuller such as Amy Bue’s WILD BUE YONDER, The Catskills Appalachian Research Collective’s FROM BEHIND TALL TREES, Jack Cary’s PARANORMAL PLANET and ARCANE RADIO with Lon Strickler. Vincent is also the forensic sketch artist for the North American Dogman Project and is a sketch artist for paranormal sightings of creatures and experiences. He has been an active field researcher for everything from ghosts , spirits and otherworldly entities to UFOs, EBEs, Bigfoot, and other cryptids.
    Vincent visits Talking Weird to share and chat about some of his forensic sketches of Dogmen, Sasquatches, Wendigos, Mothman, other assorted cryptids and paranormal entities, along with his own paranormal experiences. The conversation also examines various paranormal theories and investigations from those proposed by John Keel to the MISSING 411 books of David Paulides. It's a fascinating and engaging episode.
    To see Vincent's sketches - which are discussed in this episode - watch the video version of this show, available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PWrvJtTFL4
    Visit the BEYOND EXPLANATION YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/beyondexplanation
    Support TALKING WEIRD by purchasing one of the fantastic Fortean themed T-shirts available at: www.charlesfort.org
    Or you can "buy" Dean and Jenn "a coffee" at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/weird

    • 58 min
    Heidi L. Erickson talks Halloween, Witchcraft, Fairies, Celtic Gods

    Heidi L. Erickson talks Halloween, Witchcraft, Fairies, Celtic Gods

    Heidi Erickson is a mostly fictional character who has dedicated herself to the telling of tales and spirits, and the tales of spirits, and the spirit of telling a good tale. She has a disturbing and entertaining knowledge of both the supernatural and the best libations to accompany them. She resides in the City of Milwaukee, arguably the best place on Earth to hone the skills of both drinking and storytelling.
    Heidi visits with the show for our Halloween special to spin enthralling, dark, and often hilarious tales of All Hallows’ Eve, Faeries, Witchcraft, and the old Celtic Gods, as only she can!
    Visit Heidi on her Ghost Story Happy Hour Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ghoststoryhappyhour
    Listen to Heidi co-host TEA'S WEIRD WEEK: https://teasweirdweek.podbean.com/
    Support TALKING WEIRD by purchasing one of the fantastic Fortean themed T-shirts available at: www.charlesfort.org
    Or you can "buy" Dean and Jenn "a coffee" at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/weird

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Dean and Jenn talk Halloween and Horror Movies

    Dean and Jenn talk Halloween and Horror Movies

    Talking Weird's hosts Dean and Jenn launch into a fun and fast moving conversation about Halloween, astrology, and horror films.
    Films they chat about include HALLOWEEN 3: SEASON OF THE WITCH, John Carpenter's original HALLOWEEN (and HALLOWEEN 2), as well as Rob Zombie's remakes and his HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, and LORDS OF SALEM. They also talk POLTERGEIST, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, SILVER BULLET, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, CHILDREN OF THE DAMNED, ROSEMARY'S BABY, Larry Cohen's IT'S ALIVE franchise, and Don Coscarelli's PHANTASM franchise. Dean and Jenn also remember some TV programs and mini-series: From IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN, THE WALTONS, and HAPPY DAYS, through THE STAND, ROSE RED, IT, SALEM'S LOT, MASTERS OF HORROR to THE LOWE FILES. 
    Taking questions and comments from viewers of the live show, this is an entertaining and lively chat, perfect to warm you up for the spooky season!
    Support TALKING WEIRD by purchasing one of the fantastic Fortean themed T-shirts available at: www.charlesfort.org
    Or you can "buy" Dean and Jenn "a coffee" at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/weird
    Watch HALLOWEEN FAIRY TALE on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxIaaNA_-2s
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    Thanks for listening, Happy Halloween, and keep it weird!

    • 55 min
    Kristen Lee talks Paranormal Confessions, Bellaire House, Spirits

    Kristen Lee talks Paranormal Confessions, Bellaire House, Spirits

    As the owner of the famous Bellaire House in Ohio, Kristin Lee is a profound psychic medium. Her advisory style embraces many multi-culturally diverse, helping people with various life obstacles. As a metaphysician, she helps families when it comes to balancing and overcoming their traumatic paranormal experiences.
     
    Kristin is a master level mental health professional who works with families and their children to help them overcome paranormal issues. Her work encompasses how social psychology and behavioral science correlates to the supernatural or paranormal investigators, psychic mediums, empaths, and families who are suffering from paranormal activity. She also studies and applies a higher intellectual source of communication, a multi-dimensional source of communication, how metaphysics coincides with physics, and the physiological effect of the human body while one investigates the unknown.
     
    Kristin Lee is also an accomplished paranormal investigator, aligning herself with the most respected influencers in the industry. With this, she dedicates her afterlife studies to data collection principally with her property, the supernaturally intensified Bellaire House. Her research skills are applied organically and scholastically while infusing a metaphysical component, lifting it to a holistically professional level.
     
    With all of this, Kristin Lee is a published author of two books titled “1699 Belmont Street” & “Paranormal Confessions" with a third one coming soon! Kristin Lee has appeared on the Bio Channel, A&E, Destination America, Travel Channel, and Lifetime Television on behalf of the haunted Bellaire House.
    Kristen visits with the show to talk about her latest book and many paranormal experiences. It's a fascinating and fun conversation!
    PARANORMAL CONFESSIONS is available here: https://www.amazon.com/Paranormal-Confessions-Hauntings-Possession-Bellaire/dp/1642970263
    Visit the Bellaire House online: https://www.bellairehousetours.com/
    Follow Kristen (paracat999) on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@paracat999?
    Support TALKING WEIRD by purchasing one of the fantastic Fortean themed T-shirts available at: www.charlesfort.org
    Or you can "buy" Dean and Jenn "a coffee" at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/weird
    Thanks for listening, and keep it weird!

    • 57 min
    Joshua Cutchin talks Where the Footprints End, Bigfoot, UFOs, High Strangeness

    Joshua Cutchin talks Where the Footprints End, Bigfoot, UFOs, High Strangeness

    Joshua Cutchin is the author of five books: 2015's A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch (translated into Spanish as Banquete Troyano); 2016's The Brimstone Deceit: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, & Monstrous Miasmas; 2018's Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions; and 2020's Where the Footprints End: High Strangeness and the Bigfoot Phenomenon, Volumes I & II, with Timothy Renner. 2021 will see the release of Fairies on Film, a collection of essays of which he is editor and a contributor.
    He has appeared on a wide variety of paranormal programs discussing his work, including Coast to Coast AM, Mysterious Universe, Binnall of America, Expanded Perspectives, Radio Misterioso and the Gralien Report.
    Joshua has been featured on the hit History Channel television show Ancient Aliens, and is a recurring roundtable guest on the Where Did the Road Go? podcast. Joshua has been invited to speak at Georgia MUFON Events, annual ParaMania un-conferences, the International Fortean Organization's 2016 & 2019 FortFests, 2019's X-Filers United! conference, ConCarolinas (2019-2021), Strange Realities Conference (2019-2021), Tewksbury Public Library's 2020 Fright Nights, 2020's Phenomenacon (hosted by Greg & Dana Newkirk), and the 2021 Utopæon-Convention in Graz, Austria.
    Joshua visits with Dean and Jenn for a mind-bending chat about Bigfoot, UFOs (and UFO "disclosure"), faeries, hauntings and the similarities that these phenomena share. Get ready for a deep dive into high strangeness; which calls into question the nature of reality itself.
    Joshua Cutchin’s official website: https://www.joshuacutchin.com/
    Links to purchase his books on Amazon and Barnes and Noble are here: https://www.joshuacutchin.com/publications
    Support TALKING WEIRD by purchasing one of the fantastic Fortean themed T-shirts available at: www.charlesfort.org
    Or you can "buy" Dean and Jenn "a coffee" at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/weird
    Thanks for listening, and keep it weird!

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Indy Film Wisconsin ,

A needed show

For years we needed a show to take a in-depth look at the strange and no one better then Dean B, looking forward to more many more

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