Here’s my October…how was yours?

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If there’s anything good to come out of this pandemic (and of course that’s a cosmically huge “if”), it’s new virtual platforms like Zoom that have allowed us to connect from our homes and phones with greater ease than ever before.

Those platforms made October 2020 one of the busiest months of my life! Not only did I have the usual amount of interview requests as a Halloween expert, but my new book Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances generated a lot of interest as well.

I’m posting here a list of all the interviews and panel discussions I did in October that were recorded. This list doesn’t include appearances that were either not recorded or that haven’t been posted yet (I hope to have a few more of those to share soon, particularly a presentation on seances I did for the London Fortean Society). I also hope that at some point The Travel Channel will make their excellent Shock Docs: This is Halloween special available via either streaming or DVD.


The Big Séance with Patrick Keller – mainly seances –

Ghost Magnet with Bridget Marquardt Podcast – Halloween, ghosts, and seances! –

What Are You Afraid Of? Podcast – Seances podcast –

She’s History podcast

The Book Fest panel – Masters of the Macabre panel on 10/24 at Saturday noon (PST) –

Reading of the short story “The Unmasking” for The Book Fest –

Panic Room podcast – general horror discussion –

Prove Me Wrong podcast – Halloween history –

Book Lights podcast – mainly Halloween –

Librarians Day panel “Breathing New Life Into Horror Classics” – HWA’s Haunted Library of Horror Classics –

Skeleton Hour panel on Halloween –

Gentleman Scofflaw podcast – mainly Halloween –

Midnight Society podcast – mainly Halloween (this one’s behind a pay wall) –

One Thing or Another podcast – mainly Halloween –

Bloody Disgusting Presents The Boo Crew podcast – mainly Halloween –

The Bookshop podcast – general discussion (I’m in the second half) –

BookBar Women in Horror panel

The Septo Cemetery – the recorded livestream from my yard haunt on Halloween night is here.

And lastly…here’s an article on the history of the Ouija board I did for the Horror Writers Association’s “Halloween Haunts” blog series: “When Captain Howdy Visits on Halloween