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197 – Cold Spell: The Halloween Curse of Winterhill with Jeff C. Carter – Big Seance

Cold Spell: The Halloween Curse of Winterhill with Jeff C. Carter - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Jeff C. Carter, author and lover of all things Halloween, returns to the show to once again nerd out about his favorite holiday, but also to show off his brand new book for middle grades and adults, Cold Spell: The Halloween Curse of Winterhill. This coming of age tale is a fun, fast-paced story of friendship and supernatural adventure that will appeal to fans of Hocus Pocus, Goosebumps, and anyone who believes there is magic just beyond the red and orange veiled woods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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196 – Larry Bagby (Ice) from Hocus Pocus – Big Seance

Behind the scenes with Larry Bagby (aka "Ice") from Hocus Pocus - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

As a teen, actor and musician Larry Bagby played Ernie (aka “Ice”) in the 1993 Disney film, Hocus Pocus. Since then he’s starred in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the 2005 film Walk the Line, Saints and Soldiers from 2004, along with other television appearances. Larry shares behind-the-scenes stories from Hocus Pocus, his ongoing friendships with cast members, experiences with the paranormal, what it’s like to play so many bullies and villains, and getting in trouble with Bette Midler! Plus a special LIVE performance of Larry’s original song, Country by the Sea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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195 – Hocus Pocus and the Sequel with Creator/Writer and Executive Producer David Kirschner – Big Seance

Hocus Pocus and the Sequel with Creator/Writer and Executive Producer David Kirschner on The Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World

 

Hocus Pocus, the 1993 Disney film starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, is one of America’s most popular family films to watch around Halloween. In this delightful interview, creator/writer and producer David Kirshner dishes on the inspiration for the story, behind-the-scenes talk, and what everyone wants to know about the upcoming sequel! Plus Patrick gets a tour of David’s magical creative office space!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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193 – Salem Witch Trials and a Visit to New England – Big Seance

193 - Salem Witch Trials and a Visit to New England - Big Seance

 

Is a trip to Salem, Massachusetts on your bucket list? What do you know about the Salem Witch Trials? In this solo episode, Patrick shares stories of his vacation to New England, including staying at a beautiful 1784 home in Kennebunkport, Maine, touring the Victoria Mansion in Portland, Maine, and of course, Salem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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Miranda Enzor from Spooky Little Halloween – Big Seance #171

Miranda Enzor of Spooky Little Halloween - Big Seance Podcast #171

 

We are officially kicking off the Halloween season early this year with Miranda Enzor of the simply amazing Spooky Little Halloween blog! We discuss Halloween parties, playlists, candy, traditions, movies, and how Miranda can help us save Halloween in 2020!

 

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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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