Chilling Tales for Christmas with Jeff C. Carter – Big Seance #177

Chilling Tales for Christmas with Jeff C. Carter, author of "We Bleed Red & Green" - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #177


Jeff C. Carter, author of We Bleed Red & Green: 12 Chilling Tales for Christmas, returns to parlor! Is winter even scarier than Halloween? Jeff thinks so! Plus childhood memories of wintertime, Rudolph poop, lots of Santa talk, and the spooky Christmas traditions that you probably haven’t heard of!









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In this episode:

Episode Teaser :00

Intro :58

A little update from Patrick 1:42

A laundry folding ghost? A story sent in by Joanne Jarrett, host of the Fancy Free Podcast! To hear Patrick share embarrassing stories on Joanne’s podcast, visit and

Jeff C. Carter’s Bio and the description of his latest book, We Bleed Red & Green: 12 Chilling Tales for Christmas10:14

What colors are next? More on the “We Bleed” series. 12:52

“Winter is the real scary time. We as a species have evolved to survive winter. We didn’t survive to evolve Halloween. Halloween is like, that’s the party and wintertime is the darkest, coldest, leanest time of year. It’s when the animals starve to death and the crops wilt. It’s bleak. But it’s a great time for horror.” 15:00

A pandemic-free book! 16:17

Jeff’s memories of Christmas and wintertime. 19:30

Rudolph Poop! When parents go out of their way to make Christmas special! 21:30

Jeff can talk about Santa Claus all day! 24:00

Christmas creep and the booming holiday industry! 27:09

Krampus and the signs that “Christmas is mutating with creepy Halloweeny goodness!” 31:37

Other spooky Christmas traditions that you probably haven’t heard of! 33:40

The Christmas Log! WHAT?! 41:52

Frostbite and more memories of childhood in the winter. 43:43

The book is not recommended for kids! 50:50

Where to find Jeff and what’s coming up! 54:35

A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 55:55

Outro 57:53


For more on Jeff C. Carter

We Bleed Red & Green on Amazon

Instagram: @jeffc.carter

Twitter: @Carterwroteit


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About Patrick Keller

Patrick Keller is an educator, blogger, and the host of the Big Séance Podcast, which is a place for paranerds to have an open discussion on all things paranormal, but specifically topics like ghosts and hauntings, paranormal research, spirit communication, psychics and mediums, and life after death. He’s the founder of the now inactive Missouri Spirit Seekers and has spent a lot of time experimenting with spirit communication tools and techniques, such as EVP. Patrick also has a passion for spending hours at a time in cemeteries and loves cemetery photography. Visit! View all posts by Patrick Keller

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