Tracy S. Morris

Quirky Mysteries, Screwball Fantasy and Sassy History

Archive for October, 2017

I Am Not Making This Up: Monster, Hollywood Star.

When most people move into a new home, they expect to contend with vermin. Maybe a rat or two, or some roaches. They don’t expect to have a maybe-bear come at them through a window.

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I Am Not Making This Up: The Hookman Didn’t Really Have A Hook

Don’t stop me if you’ve heard this one, because it’s based on a true story.

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 27 Dude! Where’s My Poe

Author Edgar Allan Poe is known for some of the best horror fiction around. He’s also a bit of a sad sack for whom things never seemed to go right. In the days leading up to his death, he vanished. He was found in clothes that didn’t belong to him, unconscious. Though he did wake, no one could make sense of his ravings before he died.

Join author Melanie Miller Fletcher and I as we discuss our favorite theories about what might have happened to Poe.

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I Am Not Making This Up: When is a Ghost Not a Ghost? When It’s a Boat.

Why are ghost ships so haunting – if you’ll excuse the pun – to us? Is it the mystery of what happened? The fact that they can come seemingly out of nowhere, and vanish without a trace? Consider the Mary Celeste, a ghost ship with a mystery that endures to this day.

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 26 The Birth of the Byronpire

Author Melanie Miller Fletcher is my special guest for this episode. Join us as we discuss the birth of Science Fiction and the modern vampire (A.K.A. the Byronpire).

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