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Green Foundlings: Fae or Nay?

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In which Carla examines the likelihood, the science, and the archetypes of the Land of Faerie, based upon a documented and supposed-to-be paranormal visitation of green children.

 

 

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Everything That Was Hidden Now Surfaces

August 3rd, 2019

48:41

In which Carla interviews horror author Mike Bockoven, creator of FantasticLand (2016) and Pack (2018).

 

Mike Bockoven:

Facebook: facebook.com/BockovenBooks

Twitter: @mikebockoven

Instagram: @mikebockoven

FantasticLand 

Elegant Nastiness

June 21st, 2019

39:16

In which Carla dives deep into the mythology of the Three Mothers, Maters Suspirioum, Mater Tenebrarum, and Mater Lacrymarum of the Dario Argento and …

Proust and the Meaning of Cupcakes

April 4th, 2019

42:13

In which Carla celebrates episode 50 by answering the questions of the Proust Questionnaire.

 

Books to read:

Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire: 101 Luminairies Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life

 

Books and Threads

March 3rd, 2019

35:01

In which Carla talks about where she has been--in complex PTSD therapy and in major EDS flareup--and reviews the very best books she has read this year, in therapy and, of course, for fun. Much horror and true crime was …

The Use of Sorrows

January 30th, 2019

13:26

In which Carla celebrates two lives well lived, one in letters, one in play, both in finding and making cupcakes. Both lives have anniversaries in January: Mary Oliver, and Carla's younger brother, Eric.

 

Source for …

Victorian Christmas: The Goblin and the Paw

November 30th, 2018

53:07

In which Carla revisits the Victorian Christmas tradition of scary stories at Christmas by reading two classics of the era--and, in doing so, …

The Mill Girl

October 31st, 2018

30:23

In which Carla reads Jennifer McMahon's short story "The Mill Girl", released especially for Halloween 2018.

"The Mill Girl" copyright 2018 Jennifer McMahon, published by Penguin Random House

Music: “Comadreamers I”,

Reverberations

October 16th, 2018

37:05

In which Carla talks about how the past always informs the present...especially the traumatic past.

RAINN: About Sexual Assault | Types of Sexual …

A Different World

September 26th, 2018

25:44

In which Carla explains what it was like to grow up as a '70's kid with Cosby as "America's Dad", especially as a survivor of violent sexual assault.

Hinterland

August 23rd, 2018

15:54

In which Carla shares the beginning of an amazing and frightening book series.

Recommended reading: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert 

Melissa Albert: Goodreads, Twitter 

Music: Haunted Me, “Mechanics of Leaving”

If you …

Dangerous Innocence

August 1st, 2018

35:49

In which Carla deconstructs one of her post-grad psychology papers and explores one of her favorite research topics: people who offend in pairs and …

Pears of Hands

July 15th, 2018

20:26

In which Carla reads to you fairy tales and folklore all about losing one’s grip.

 

Recommended reading from this episode:

The Haunters and the …

Tachy Tacky

June 22nd, 2018

10:43

In which Carla faces down the shame that can come from POTS’ symptoms.

 

Other episodes about Chronic Illness:

Sweet

May 22nd, 2018

18:37

In which Carla introduces a series about Vixens, a very special plantation, and ghosts in its hollow.

 

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Referenced reading:

Mary Oliver

Extra Extra

April 26th, 2018

18:43

In which Carla lets you know where she's been and where she's going.

 

Referenced reading:

Written in Blood: A True Story of Murder and a Deadly 16-Year-Old Secret That Tore a Family Apart by Diane Fanning

Under Cover …

More Things About INFJMe

April 1st, 2018

25:51

In which Carla furthers explores what it means to be an introvert using horror, My So-Called Life, knitting, lists (always lists), music, and John Carpenter v. Rob Zombie. Also marshmallows under the broiler.

 

Chasing That Skinny

March 17th, 2018

37:22

 

In which Carla and Eli Sirota discuss their own past and healing eating disorders, and the layers of stigma for men with eating disorders in seeking treatment.

Suggested reading material:

Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse …

Unexpected UVA Voices

March 5th, 2018

26:38

In which Carla proves that life is what happens when you're making other plans (John Lennon was right), and, instead of recording an interview, records EVPs instead.

 

Suggested reading material:

Ghost Hunters: William …

Remastered And Things That Go Bump in the Night

February 27th, 2018

38:10

...aka, True Boo, Part Two. In which Carla experiences voices, the movement of objects, footsteps and more in two of her own homes--and proves herself to be a glutton for punsihment by deliberately traveling to two more …

Remastered Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties...

February 15th, 2018

35:16

In which Carla realizes she has been haunted, one way or another, her entire life--and that may not necessarily be a bad thing.

 

Website entry:

This Girl Just Had a Bad Date

February 1st, 2018

24:40

In which Carla tells her own story of being a true crime victim and sexual violence survivor.

 

RAINN: About Sexual Assault | Types of Sexual Violence

Remastered Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara

January 31st, 2018

34:28

Remastered, aka re-edited and recompressed, episode 2.

In which Carla explores the stories of two mothers who killed their young children: one fictional, one frighteningly real, both related.

 

Website entry, with more …

Remastered Poe & Cupcakes & Carla: Nicetameetcha

January 24th, 2018

17:05

Remastered, aka re-edited and recompressed, episode 1:

It's still a "first episode", but it's cleaned up, and the transitions are smoother. Enjoy.

 

In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror …

Best Fiction of 2017

January 10th, 2018

19:23

In which Carla analyzes the books she read in 2017, and reviews and shares the best fiction.

 

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What the Dickens

December 23rd, 2017

31:55

In which Carla shares the Victorian tradition of scary Christmas stories. Come, sit by the fire for some M. R. James and some Saki (H. H. Munro).

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night. Boo.

 

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Christmas Cupcakes

December 10th, 2017

19:32

In which Carla shares personal stories from childhood Christmases, and shares how she and her family found cupcakes in the unlikeliest of places. These are the stories that weren't funny then, but are now.

 

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A Zebra with No Spoons

December 2nd, 2017

27:31

In which Carla gets really honest about what it is like to have chronic pain, to be chronically ill, and to be disabled. Let’s get real, honest, and awkward.

 

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Unpacking the Bunny

November 19th, 2017

19:47

In which Carla unpacks the urban legend of the Bunyman Bridge, which she told in episode 27, for Halloween. Axes and symbolism and superstitions, o …

Watching the Detectives, Part 2

November 9th, 2017

1:03:17

In which Carla reads from her own novel-in-progress, continuing from Episode 14: Watching the Detectives, Part 1


 

In this investigative vacuum, the public and the press are left to fill in the space with theories, and …

Halloween Enormous Stories

October 31st, 2017

In which...

Contributing Podcasts: Creepy Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children The Murder Road Trip Podcast Evil Podcast The Trail Went Cold Encrypted …

Pilgrim at Little Piney River

October 26th, 2017

17:20

In which Carla explores a Pulitzer Prize winning book, and her own Virginia mountain and river. (That is the fifth draft--each time it sounds …

True Poe

October 15th, 2017

21:30

In which Carla continues to celebrate October by exploring the true stories behind Poe's fiction.

 

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The Bell Tale Heart

October 7th, 2017

14:46

In which Carla commemorates the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death by exploring its mysteries...and reading his poetry to you.

 

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Look At This Tangle of Thorns

October 1st, 2017

51:51

In which, to commemorate Banned Books Week and International Podcast Day, Carla reads the first chapter of three frequently challenged and banned books to you.


 


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Black Bread, Water, and Horses

September 28th, 2017

23:22

In which Carla tells the 19th century story of a mysterious German child with quite the tale to tell, Kasper Hauser.

 

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Nine Days and Two Car Seats

September 21st, 2017

32:20

In which Carla tells the story of the murder of Michael and Alex Smith, and the racial hoax version of the “bushy haired stranger” that their mother, their murderer, perpetrated on a region and the country for nine days.

The King's Eclipse

September 7th, 2017

24:26

In which Carla starts with Dolores Claiborne and Gerald's Game--Stephen King's planned In the Path of the Eclipse--and explores folktales used to …

Yellow

August 29th, 2017

36:53

In which Carla reads to you from the best in horror.

 

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Wolves and Hoods

August 24th, 2017

24:25

In which Carla has ventured off the well-trodden path...and uses books as breadcrumbs.

 

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I've Got Something In My Pocket

August 15th, 2017

18:19

In which Carla shares stories from seven years of being a Girl Scout: Brownie, Junior, and assistant leader of Cadettes. Welcome to Girl World.

 

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Old School Brownies

August 8th, 2017

14:42

In which Carla plans a Girl Scouts family stories episode...but Ehlers-Danlos gets in the way. So she reads to you. Yet stays on topic. Sort of.

 

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Watching the Detectives

August 1st, 2017

1:02:26

In which Carla reads to you from her novel, which is based upon a missing person true crime case.

 

And they were all rich. Rich in looks, rich in opportunity, rich in already wasted opportunities, rich in network, and …

20 Things About INFJMe

July 26th, 2017

11:25

In which Carla makes yet another list...this one about herself.

 

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Driving, Dancing, and Pizza Hut

July 18th, 2017

48:10

In which Carla shares her experience of becoming chronically ill and disabled through writings that have been friends-only until now, from the very beginning.

Note: This episode, because it is so honest, is not …

Wonder Woman and Highway 29

July 11th, 2017

20:35

In which Carla names the missing and murdered along Highway 29 in the state of Virginia, introducing the listener to each one...and also introduces the listener to her best friend, Anisa Matthews, who was murdered by a …

Boo Without Goo: Scary Movies For the Squeamish

July 3rd, 2017

29:21

In which Carla expands a horror movie project that began as a challenge from her best friend: what high-quality horror movies don't have gore?

 

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Family Trees

June 25th, 2017

26:49

In which Carla climbs her family trees and shakes out all the delicious nuts. This is going to be a fun ride and a tasty feast.

 

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Toxic Doxology

June 17th, 2017

28:23

In which Carla continues to explore the Anthony and MacNara families, reviews classic cases of filicide and neonatalcide mentioned in episode 2, and continues the story of the MacNara familiy from episode 2, with new …

Big Star in a Small Town

June 12th, 2017

34:06

In which Carla starts her true crime series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth, with the murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, and the attempted murder of Vicki Gardner.

 

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Let's Go to the Movies

June 3rd, 2017

33:47

In which Carla explores all things book-to-movie, including that dorky audio fan letter about this subject she sent to Patton Oswalt, and her unusual behavior in movie theaters as a child (hint: it isn't what you …

Haunted Me and the Red Book

May 26th, 2017

23:06

...and a true crime mystery from Carla's past to solve. Truly!

 

In which Carla extolls the haunting music of the musician she has been …

And Things That Go Bump In the Night...

May 19th, 2017

38:45

...aka, True Boo, Part Two. In which Carla experiences voices, the movement of objects, footsteps and more in two of her own homes--and proves herself to be a glutton for punsihment by deliberately traveling to two more …

Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties...

May 12th, 2017

35:55

In which Carla realizes she has been haunted, one way or another, her entire life--and that may not necessarily be a bad thing.

 

Website entry:

Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara

May 5th, 2017

34:28

In which Carla explores the stories of two mothers who killed their young children: one fictional, one frighteningly real, both related.

 

Website entry, with more info: Episode 2: Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara

 

Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha

April 29th, 2017

17:21
In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror poetry is a thing, and cupcakes are linked to better mental health. And books. So many books.

Believe only half of what you see, and nothing of …

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