Category Archives: Book Discussions

183 – Rituals, Customs, and Funerary Etiquette for Modern Pagans with Mortellus – Big Seance

Rituals, Customs, and Funerary Etiquette for Modern Pagans with Mortellus, author of "Do I Have to Wear Black?" - Big Seance Podcast - My Paranormal World

 

Mortellus, who is a Mortician, Necromancer, and High Priestex, joins Patrick to talk about their new book, Do I Have to Wear Black?: Rituals, Customs, and Funerary Etiquette for Modern Pagans. Discussion also includes what you need to do to prepare for your death NOW, misconceptions about embalming, and the fascinating alternatives to traditional burial, including body farms. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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182 – Hypnosis and Hellier with Lonnie Scott – Big Seance

Hypnosis and Hellier, a return interview with Lonnie Scott - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Lonnie Scott, host of Weird Web Radio, also studies hypnosis and is a professional hypnotist. In this episode he shares some of his hypnosis success stories, and behind the scenes of his work with Karl Pfeiffer, Connor Randall, and Greg and Dana Newkirk on the hit documentary series, Hellier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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180 – Lonnie Scott and Heathenry – Big Seance

An Interview with Lonnie Scott on Heathenry - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #180

 

In this episode, Patrick shares part one of a conversation with Lonnie Scott, who is an Occultist, Pagan, Strategic Sorcerer, Chaonimist, and Heathen. He’s also the producer and host of Weird Web Radio. What is Heathenry? Listen to find out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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American Brujeria with J. Allen Cross – Big Seance #178

Interview with J. Allen Cross, author of "American Brujeria: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic" - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #178

 

Author J. Allen Cross is a practicing witch of Mexican, Native American, and European descent, who has written a new book, American Brujería: Modern Mexican-American Folk Magic. Besides this exciting upcoming book, other topics include negative entities and agreements, creatures on the Other Side, and using his abilities as a psychic medium to help others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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Buddhist Biohacker Lisa M. Gunshore – Big Seance #176

Buddhist Biohacker Lisa M. Gunshore on Near Death Experiences, living a healthy lifestyle, and 11:11D - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #176

 

Lisa M. Gunshore is the Buddhist Biohacker. She’s also a psychic medium, channel, functional Ayurveda coach, and author. She shares the two amazing near death experiences that led her to the work she does now. Plus learn about clean food and leading a healthy lifestyle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Halloween Expert Lisa Morton – Big Seance #175

Halloween Expert Lisa Morton on the Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #175

 

Lisa Morton, Halloween expert and author of Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween, joins Patrick in the parlor to discuss our favorite holiday! Topics include Dennison’s Bogie Books, yard haunts, common misconceptions, bobbing for apples, candy, movies, music, and the question of whether we can save Halloween in 2020!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Best of Halloween – Big Seance #174

Best of Halloween - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #174

 

Patrick chose his favorite moments from episodes of Halloween past, going back to 2014. Segments include LIVE moments from Trick or Treating, Sam Haynes, Annie Wilder, Karen A. Dahlman, Lesley Bannatyne, Jim Harold and the Ghost of Karen Carpenter, the 2016 LIVE Halloween Ouija Seance, and the hosts of the Cemetery Confessions podcast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jeff C. Carter and We Bleed Orange and Black – Big Seance #173

An Interview with Jeff C. Carter, author of We Bleed Orange and Black, a Halloween episode of Big Seance Podcast #173

 

In a love letter to Halloween, Jeff C. Carter wrote 31 fun-sized Halloween tales and compiled them all into one great book, We Bleed Orange and Black. In this seriously funky year, Jeff hopes that it helps to fill a void while also putting you in the Halloween spirit! Discussions also include childhood nostalgia, masks and candy, and the Japanese tradition of Bon Odori.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Calling the Spirits with Lisa Morton – Big Seance #170

An Interview with Lisa Morton on her book,

 

Lisa Morton tells the fascinating history of seances in her new book, Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances. Discussion included necromancy, spook shows, Spiritualism, fraudulent mediums, D.D. Home, Helen Duncan, Florence Cook, William Crookes, the American Civil War, spirit rapping, EVP, and of course, plenty of ectoplasm! PLUS, Patrick didn’t miss the opportunity to ask a Halloween expert about how the pandemic could change our favorite holiday!

 

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