Christopher Klimovitz returns to talk to us more about the legends and folklore around Whitby, the town where Dracula comes to England in Bram Stoker's famous novel.
Christopher previously talked with us back in #179 about folklore of the Balkans
Dracula (full novel)
Monty Python - Four Yorkshire Men
Whitby's Connection to Dracula
The Night Frankenstein was Born
The Wreck of the Dmitry (inspiration for The Demeter in Dracula)
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We're joined by Joseph Laycock and Eric Harrelson to discuss their new book THE EXORCIST EFFECT. This book is a great deep-dive into how fiction and fact intermingle in culture to generate new ways of interacting with the supernatural and paranormal. It's a feedback loop. It's a mobius strip....
There's a park in Denver that is home to some macabre legends - and some of those legends are based in fact! Matt Baxter joins us to talk of the strange and macabre history of Cheesman Park.
[Warning this episode does contain numerous references to the disposition, disarticulation, and...
Blake and Karen discuss their trip to JSU, and begin a conversation about the enigmatic Wampus Cat.
Wampus Cat in Potterverse
Wampus Cat (wiki)
Underwater Panthers (wiki)
Example of early 20th century newspaper report (there are many)
More on the Wampus (and a list of schools who use...