Varla Ventura

Varla Ventura


Varla Ventura is the author of Varla Ventura’s Paranormal Parlor: Ghosts, Seances and Tales of True Hauntings, out June 2018. She is also the author of five other books on spooky ooky stuff: Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires and Other Creatures of the Night; The Book of the Bizarre; Among the Mermaids; Beyond Bizarre and Fairies, Pookas, and Changelings. She can often be found lurking about the deep dark woods and lakes of Minnesota on the hunt for beastly things and hidden history.



Past Shows:

  • Women & the Supernatural / Open Lines

    Author Varla Ventura discussed the supernatural and paranormal experiences of influential women, as well as ghosts, banshees, and weird holiday stories. Open Lines followed in the latter half of the program.More »
  • Sustainable Energy / Supernatural Creatures

    Researcher Steve Goreham discussed the COP27 Climate Conference, the world energy crisis, and the coming renewable energy failure. Followed by author Varla Ventura on documenting the supernatural, including stories from Irish legend.More »
  • God & Spirituality / Irish Lore & Legends

    Dr. Raymond Moody explored how his understanding of God has evolved over the years. Followed by author Varla Ventura with stories from Irish lore and legends.More »
  • Secret Door Special XXII

    In a new edition of the 'Secret Door," George was visited by psychic Vincent Genna, magician Brandon Scott, and author Varla Ventura. First-hour guest Richard Martini discussed his research about the afterlife.More »
  • Walk-Ins & ET Communications / Ghosts, Legends, & Lore

    Marc Brinkerhoff spoke about being a walk-in and his communications with ETs. Followed by Varla Ventura on ghosts, legends, and lore.More »
  • Victorian Paranormal Stories/ Open Lines

    Varla Ventura revealed the history of spiritualism and other Victorian paranormal practices. Open Lines occupied the second half.More »
  • Alternative Health/ Fairies & Changelings

    Dr. Joel Wallach addressed alternative health approaches. Followed by researcher Varla Ventura on her exploration of folklore and fairy tales.More »
  • OKC Bombing & Timothy McVeigh/ Banshees & Creatures

    In the first half, freelance investigative researcher Wendy S. Painting, PhD, and writer/producer Holland Van den Nieuwenhof discussed their extensive research into the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and Timothy McVeigh, revealing startling new biographical details about McVeigh,...More »
  • Skinwalkers / Banshees

    In the first half, author and paranormal investigatorHoss Lors discussed his years living on a Navajo reservation and his witnessing of the amazing powers of the Skinwalkers, the Navajo name for a type of shape-shifter. In the latter half, author Varla Ventura talked about...More »
  • Mermaids & Strange Creatures

    Explorer of the weird and unusual, Varla Ventura, discussed her research into Mermaids and other strange and mythical creatures that come from the sea. She also updated her investigations into magical beings, including fairies, banshees, gremlins, werewolves, and shape-shifters....More »
  • Vampires & Werewolves / Open Lines

    In the first half of the program, author Varla Ventura discussed vampires, werewolves, banshees, and other terrifying entities. Open Lines followed.More »
  • Christmas Folklore & Open Lines

    Author Varla Ventura joined George Noory to share bizarre and weird holiday stories, like the Scandinavian Trolls who love to dance and drink through the night on Christmas Eve. Open Lines followed. At the end of the program, George played a recording of Detroit broadcaster Lee...More »
  • Bizarre Stories & Sleepwalking Tales

    In the first half, George Noory journeyed into the world of the bizarre with author Varla Ventura. Open Lines followed, featuring a special 'sleepwalker' hotline.More »
  • Bizarre/Freaky Calls

    During Open Lines, George invited callers to share their own bizarre and freaky tales. Richard in Pennsylvania recounted the strange story of Stone Man Willie, who according to legend was turned to stone by a botched embalming procedure.More »

Last Night

War on Cars / Faith and UFOs
War on Cars / Faith and UFOs
Jay Beeber with the National Motorists Association argued that the act of driving has become overly regulated and villainized in recent years. Followed by UFO experiencer Chris Bledsoe on his various close encounters in North Carolina.


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