Gavin & Paula Kelly SF 2021 E27

Wes goes stag tonight as he welcomes paranormal sweethearts Gavin and Paula Kelley to the show to give a little insight into their seminar topic at Scarefest 13, Turning Skeptics into Believers.

Gavin and Paula share with Wes how they pick their paranormal investigation sites, discuss how religious stigma affects the view of the paranormal, and share a few scary ghost encounters. It’s night full of limestone and ley lines.

In our regular features, Joe Lewis reviews the final movie in the FEAR STREET trilogy, FEAR STREET: 1666 and we learn that a well-known tabloid magazine is branching into the movie industry.

Claire Heaney SF 2021 E26

This week Wes and co-host CC Ann welcome Claire Heaney, pop culture aficionado, to promote her seminar topic for Scarefest 13, a comparison of the family dynamics of the Addams family versus the Munsters.

Claire discusses her views on the paranormal, pop culture, females in the horror genre, and even a leap into the realm of cosplay. We also find out how many things Wes can do with a trench coat. Spoiler alert, it’s not what you think. It’s a fun show.

Keep an eye out for a few paranormal celebrity and other event announcements and see Joe Lewis’ review of part two of the FEAR STREET trilogy, FEAR STREET 1978.

Dani Bailey SF2021 E25

This week Wes and Chad Harlan speak to Dani Bailey about cannibalistic killer Ed Gein. Bailey brings a unique perspective to the table as members of her family were involved in the murder investigation.

Dani discusses elements of the case, shows some crime scene photos, and promises a replica of the infamous belt made of nipples. She also discusses her role in the fan film FRIDAY THE 13TH VENGEANCE 2: BLOODLINES along with other aspects of her growing acting career.

We also get a huge celebrity announcement (hint – think Troma pictures) and Wes gives us news about the high price of horror movie memorabilia and a horror themed escape room.

Bluegrass Ghost Hunters SF2021 E24

This week Wes welcomes Beth, Nick, and Crissy, of the Bluegrass Ghost Hunters to the show as a preview of what to expect from the team at Scarefest 13.

The team discusses what got them all into the paranormal field and they help explain the lack of great investigative venues in the Lexington area. They also reveal some of the great (and not so great) places they have explored. Plus, Wes provides some helpful tips for EVPs.

In our regular features, Joe Lewis takes a critical look at the British psychological horror film SAINT MAUD.

Speaker Announcements Round 3 SF2021 E23

This week Wes and Chad Harlan roll through a third round of guest speakers for Scarefest 13. Not only is there guest speaker news, but there’s also a few celebrity announcements.

Among the many speakers revealed are paranormal sweethearts Gavin and Paula Kelley, serial killer specialists Dani Bailey and Bud Jenness, and the Bluegrass Ghost Hunters. But that’s only half the show. Plus, we learn the rules on honorary serial killer status.

In the weekly features, Joe Lewis gives a brilliant review of Zack Synder’s ARMY OF THE DEAD, and we learn about an AMC network adaptation of Anne Rice’s VAMPIRE CHRONICLES.