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Varla Ventura

Special Guest

Biography:

Varla Ventura is the author of "Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires and Other Creatures of the Night; Among the Mermaids;"The Book of the Bizarre," and "Beyond Bizarre." Her forthcoming book, "Fairies, Pookas, and Changelings: A Complete Guide to the Wicked" is out in April 2017. She can often be found lurking about the deep dark woods and lakes of Minnesota on the hunt for beastly things, magical herbs and the elusive Little Men of legend.

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Past Shows:

Skinwalkers/ Banshees

In the first half, author and paranormal investigator Hoss 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... More »

Host: George Noory

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.

First hour guest, lecturer on new... More »

Host: George Noory

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 Allan's reading of A Letter from... More »

Host: George Noory

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.

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Host: George Noory
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Last Night

John B. Alexander discussed events that challenge the laws of science. Followed by Ethan Siegel on "Treknology," iconic inventions from the Star Trek universe...

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