Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – Drinking Companions

Summary: Our final story comes from Chinese folklore, and tells the tale of a fisherman who generously shared his wine with a ghost and found out just what a good friend the dead can be.   Please check out our Patreon page! You can help support the show for as little as a dollar a … Continue reading “Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – Drinking Companions”

Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – Aaron Kelly’s Bones

Summary: We roam down South for a story of a dancing corpse in the latest spooky October tale, “Aaron Kelly’s Bones.”   Please check out our Patreon page! You can help support the show for as little as a dollar a month, and get some awesome rewards at the same time.  Even if you can’t … Continue reading “Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – Aaron Kelly’s Bones”

Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – A Pretty Girl in the Road

Summary: Our Halloween storytelling continues with a popular legend that people have been telling for over a century, “A Pretty Girl in the Road.”   Please check out our Patreon page! You can help support the show for as little as a dollar a month, and get some awesome rewards at the same time.  Even … Continue reading “Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – A Pretty Girl in the Road”

Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – The Adventure of the German Student

Summary: We begin our annual tradition of spooky stories by hearing Washington Irving’s “The Adventure of the German Student.” Our theme this year is the dead returning from the grave, so prepare for a month of ghoulish delights!   Please check out our Patreon page! You can help support the show for as little as … Continue reading “Special Episode – All Hallows Read 2018 – The Adventure of the German Student”

Podcast Special – All Hallows Read

-SHOWNOTES FOR PODCAST SPECIAL- Summary In our very special and rather remarkable Halloween episode, we have original works of short fiction from six talented horror writers. Special thanks to our guests and our listeners! Play: Download:  New World Witchery Special – All Hallows Read -Sources- I mention the concept of All Hallows Read early on, … Continue reading “Podcast Special – All Hallows Read”

Special Episode – All Hallows Read

New World Witchery Special – All Hallows Read Six spooky stories from six rising stars of horror: 1) “Midnight,” by Saturn Darkhope 2) “A Flash of Red,” by Inanna Gabriel 3) “The Crystal Well,” by Oraia Helene 4) A selection from “The Demon’s Apprentice,” by Ben Reeder (read by Peter Paddon) 5) “They Dance at … Continue reading “Special Episode – All Hallows Read”

Blog Post 227 – Bread

I have to admit something slightly shameful about my time during the pandemic. I have not undertaken the task of making my own sourdough starter. Now, before you judge me too harshly, I should note that it’s not as though I haven’t been baking anything, just that I tend to do most of my baking … Continue reading “Blog Post 227 – Bread”

Blog Post 99 – Halloween

Ghostly greetings, everyone! As I near one hundred blog posts on this site, I thought I’d share something special for Halloween.  It’s an article I’ve been working on for a while now, part of a series I’m writing on the various holidays that make up my personal “ritual year.”  It’s long, though not as long … Continue reading “Blog Post 99 – Halloween”

Special Episode – Scairy Tales – Vasilisa the Beautiful

Summary: We finish out our Scairy Tales for this year’s All Hallows’ Read by taking a trip (by way of flying mortar and pestle) to Russia, where we hear a tale of a girl, a witch, and a very helpful (if slightly terrifying) doll. Please check out our Patreon page! You can help support the show … Continue reading “Special Episode – Scairy Tales – Vasilisa the Beautiful”

Special Episode – Scairy Tales – The Boy Who Drew Cats

Summary: More spooky stories from the sinister Scairy Godparent this week! We tell the next All Hallows’ Read goodie, one from Japan about a boy who just can’t seem to stop drawing cats…and it may just save his life! Please check out our Patreon page! You can help support the show for as little as a … Continue reading “Special Episode – Scairy Tales – The Boy Who Drew Cats”