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In which Carla tells two stories that explain finding cupcakes in dark places: one is her story, one is Leonard Cohen's. Referenced reading: The Flame...View Details

55: Finding Fear

In which Carla reads a Turkish folktale about a boy who goes on a quest to find out what fear is. Sources: Story: "The Boy Who Found Fear At Last", co...View Details

51: Elegant Nastiness

In which Carla dives deep into the mythology of the Three Mothers, Maters Suspirioum, Mater Tenebrarum, and Mater Lacrymarum of the Dario Argento and ...View Details

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...View Details

44: 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. ...View Details

39: 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...View Details

38: Extra Extra

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-Ye...View Details

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, record...View Details

...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...View Details

Remastered, aka re-edited and recompressed, episode 2. In which Carla explores the stories of two mothers who killed their young children: one fiction...View Details