Iceland is a gorgeous country known for its scenic glaciers, its hot springs and occasional erupting volcanoes that have halted air travel at times, but the history and lore of Iceland is amazing as well. Diane and Denise share the historic beginnings of Iceland and then discuss the legends and lore of Iceland including elves and the Yule Lads. Such a country of superstition should be loaded with the paranormal and it is and in this podcast you will hear about the types of ghosts found in iceland and personal experiences of Icelanders. The Moment in Oddity is about some torturous energy generating jewelry and This Day in History features a beloved Star Trek episode.
Come gather round the cyber fire as we share a most wonderful holiday tradition! We are sharing ghost tales as we wait for the arrival of Santa Claus! We share a brief history of the Christmas tradition of telling “scary ghost stories” and then two classic creepy ghost tales are read. The first is M R James “Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook” and the second is H. Russell Wakefield’s “The Red Lodge.” Grab your cocoa and eggnog and join us!
We’re going Down Under! Quarantine Station is a heritage site located in Manly, which is a suburb of Sydney in Australia, that holds much historical significance for the country. The place was used as a quarantine station from 1833 until 1983. There is much more than history to this site though. This site is reportedly one of the most haunted locations in all of Australia! Join Diane and Denise as they relate the history of Q Station and details the many personal haunting experiences people have had at this location. The Moment in Oddity features the Santhara Ritual and This Day in History features the premiere of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Thirty-four years ago this month, the world lost a music legend in an unexpected way outside of the Dakota on Central Park West in New York City: assasination. The story of John Lennon – his life, death and afterlife – is seasoned with legend and mystery. Reams have been written about the life of John Lennon and in this podcast, Diane and Denise give a brief overview of his life and then focus more on what is not usually covered in the anthologies and documentaries about this gifted man and that is his afterlife. The Moment in Oddity features the coffin of Lee Harvey Oswald and This Day in History recounts the Great New York Fire of 1835.
This episode features clips from a ghost tour Denise and Diane went on in St. Augustine, Florida and the history and hauntings of the area right around the Old City Gate and walls that includes the Huguenot Cemetery. Hear about Elizabeth and Judge John Stickney and the other spirits lurking in this most haunted city in America! The Moment in Oddity features whisky scented fabric and This Day in History features King Edward VIII abdication of the crown.
Hyde Hall is a beautiful classical country mansion built by George Clarke in New York. The setting is Glimmerglass State Park, which is named for the gorgeous lake located there. Hyde Hall not only has a rich familial history, but a haunting one as well with rumors of curses. Join Diane and Denise as they share the details! The Moment in Oddity features missing brains and This Day in History is about Pride’s Purge.