WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 24-25, 2024 #WeirdDarknessRadio

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HOUR ONE Like many desolate places the Arctic has its share of ghost stories and haunted legends floating around the frigid wild areas of its domain It might be the frights rather than the cold that gives you goosebumps Ghostly Shivers of the Arctic Circle You never know what might be lurking just out of sight in the shadows behind a door I ll share a few true stories that might make you double-check the locks at night and check the closet before going to bed Never Trust The Dark When you think of the Salem Witch Trials you typically think of women being burned at the stake innocently accused of witchcraft There are two incorrect assumption about that mental picture First most of the accused were hung and none have been truly verified to be burned alive And second sorcery and Satan worship were not seen to be bound by gender and so either a man woman boy or girl could be a witch And one of those unfortunate men was Giles Corey but his punishment went beyond the norm and into the gruesome The Most Dreadful Execution of The Salem Witch Trials HOUR TWO The devil made me do it It s an excuse that has been used so often by so many that it has lost its meaning and its effectiveness So only a fool or a madman would commit a horrible act and then try to blame it on the devil or a demon unless of course that person truly believes that is exactly what happened to them A Demon Made Me Do It The little Norwegian village of B rum Verk still stands as an old foundry settlement and is an active place both as a place to work and as a place to live and as a place to keep living even after you re dead The Most Haunted Village in Norway There are more than a few stories from upright citizens around the world who claim to have seen tiny humans I m not talking about the diminutive human beings we used to classify as dwarves or midgets until we became more enlightened I m talking about short maybe two-foot tall perfectly proportioned people Big Stories About Little People SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME When John and Eva were married they told their relatives that they planned to honeymoon on the Atlantic coast but John had another plan and it would not be his last deception But it would be the first act in what ended up being a mystery that has still gone unsolved to this day The Lawrenceburg Shanty-Boat Mystery Weirdo family member James Pierce brings a true story that he calls It Came Through the Screen Door A 5-year-old boy having the time of his life at a carnival suddenly goes missing and when found later there is no evidence whatsoever as to how he got where he was who took him there or what happened to him before he was found The Disturbing Case of Little Stephen McKerron Weirdo family member Joy Cruz remembers something her mother told her as a child and it quite possibly saved her soul I ve Seen The Devil SOURCES AND REFERENCES FROM TONIGHT S SHOW The Genesis of Geraldine by David Jeremiah for Light Source https tinyurl com y7t7nuwxA Demon Made Me Do It by Jacob Shelton for Ranker https tinyurl com y2qedyjq and Orrin Grey for The Line Up https tinyurl com yb8e6z25The Most Haunted Village in Norway from Moon Mausoleum https tinyurl com ya8nuxurThe Lawrenceburg Shanty-Boat Mystery by Robert Wilhelm for Murder By Gaslight https tinyurl com yyod3q3jBig Stories About Little People by Nick Redfern for Mysterious Universe https tinyurl com ycql47wqIt Came Through the Screen Door by Weirdo family member James PierceGhostly Shivers of the Arctic Circle by Jodi Smith for Ranker https tinyurl com yc9ymjyxThe Most Dreadful Execution of The Salem Witch Trials from Sometimes Interesting https tinyurl com y979qn8e and Evan Corey for History https tinyurl com y7qt45kxI ve Seen The Devil by Joy Cruz for Weird Darkness https WeirdDarkness com submitThe Disturbing Case of Little Stephen McKerron from Strange Company https tinyurl com ydf4w6ceNever Trust the Dark from The Line Up https tinyurl com y7bgdq5z Join the Weird Darkness Syndicate https 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