'Scary Ghost Stories' w/ Varla Ventura Dec. 10/17


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There's nothing like a good old ghost story by the fireplace on Christmas, or so they say. Author Varla Ventura helps us understand the holidays more this Sunday when we discuss more of the origins of Christmas. Ghost story telling and other topics is sure to make this a Spooky holiday season. Don''t miss it! Varla Ventura was introduced to the strange and unusual at a young age. Her first game was a Ouija board and family picnics in cemeteries were common outings. She spent most of her formative years exploring graveyards, underground tunnels, and abandoned mansions in, around, and under Nevada City, California. She is the author of Sheroes, and a life long love of the true oddities inspired her to write the trivia book The Book of the Bizarre: Freaky Facts & Strange Stories Varla is the author of Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires and Other Creatures of the Night; Among the Mermaids; The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre. 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. Varla has been on radio shows such as Beyond The Strange w/ Dave Cruz, Coast to Coast AM and GiamTV w/George Noory. You can learn more about Varla Ventura at https://varlaventura.net/

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