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In which Carla dives deep into the mythology of the Three Mothers, Maters Suspirioum, Mater Tenebrarum, and Mater Lacrymarum of the Dario Argento and Luca Guadgnino horror movies, and explores dance and architecture as spellwork, as well as a tie-in to Disney and the fairy tales of the Grimm Brothers.

Book referenced: Horror! 333 Movies to Scare You to Death by James Harriott and Kim Newman

 

Source for music snippet: Goblin, "Suspiria", Suspiria soundtrack, link; Publication date 1977; Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0

 

Further links from this episode:

My Letterboxd reviews

Brian "Tyrannorabbit"'s Letterboxd reviews

"Suspiria is the masterpiece of Goblin": Fact Magazine interview with Claudio Simonetti

 

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In which Carla revisits the Victorian Christmas tradition of scary stories at Christmas by reading two classics of the era--and, in doing so, explores the not-well-known genesis of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, to boot. Things get silly and eerie in turn. Come sit by the fire and enjoy some cupcakes and wassail.

Related and Referenced Episode: 32: What the Dickens

 

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A Different World

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.

 

RAINN: About Sexual Assault | Types of Sexual Violence | Laws in Your State | Help Someone You Care About | Self-Care After Trauma | National Sexual Assault Hotline

 

Recommended reading:

Maya Angelou 

Audre Lorde

 

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Sweet

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

 

sbc.edu

 

Referenced reading:

Mary Oliver

Mary Lee Settle

Molly Haskell

Sally Miller Gearhart

 

Music: Doctor Turtle, “His Last Share of the Stars” 

 

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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 of the Night: A True Story of Sex, Greed and Murder by Diane Fanning

All That Remains by Patricia Cornwell

The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur

 

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Referenced episodes:

Spoiler Country: Podcast Signal Boost #2!

Semi-Intellectual Musings: Chronicity 0: Welcome to Chronicity, Chronicity 1: The Unraveling

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3: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long Legged Beasties

4: And Things That Go Bump in the Night (recommended: listen to the remastered versions of 3 and 4, released Feb 15 and Feb 27, 2018)

11: Wonder Woman and Highway 29

12: Driving, Dancing and Pizza Hut

27: Halloween Enormous Stories

29: Unpacking the Bunny

30: A Zebra with No Spoons

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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 James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death by Deborah Blum

The Ghosts of Charlottesville and Lynchburg by L. B. Taylor

 

Credits:

Photo: Carla Hufstedler, Charlottesville Confederate Cemetery, February 25, 2018

Calliope: http://soundbible.com/528-Accordion.html

Lion:http://soundbible.com/1272-Roaring-Lion.html

UVA Wahoo chant:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CIBlMGrUg8

 

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...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 haunted locations.

 

Website entry, with more info: Episode 4: And Things That Go Bump in the Night

 

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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 info: Episode 2: Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara

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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 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 what you hear.

–Edgar Allan Poe

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Website entry, with more info: Episode 1: Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha

 

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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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