New England Legends Campfireside Chats
By Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger
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A companion to our weekly New England Legends podcast, Campfireside Chats is an interview format with the people who explore, investigate, experience, and tell the legends of New England.
||CleanNew England Folklore with Peter Muise||In Episode 3 of Campfireside Chats, Jeff Belanger talks to author and folklorist Peter Muise about the elements of a great legend. What do we hear that makes us want to get up out of our seat and go check out story for ourselves? We talk pukwudgies, witches, ghosts, and pigmen, oh my!||3/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew England Nightmares with Keven McQueen||In Episode 2 of Campfireside Chats, Jeff Belanger talks to author Keven McQueen about his latest book New England Nightmares: True Tales of the Strange and Gothic. Culled from decades of newspaper headlines, we discuss the strange, the paranormal, and the just plain odd stories that have come out of America's northeastern region over the centuries.||2/25/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe New England Ghost Project with Ron Kolek||In Episode 1 of Campfireside Chats, Jeff Belanger talks to Ron Kolek of The New England Ghost Project about his work in the paranormal, and his latest book, More Ghost Chronicles: Stories from the Realm of the Unknown, the Unexplained, and the Unbelievable.||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
A Great Addendum to the New England Legends Podcast!
In these 30-40 minutes segments Jeff Belanger sits down with some of the people who have taken up the task of preserving these legends whether it be through books, blogs, or radio and tv shows. The interviews are entertaining and reflect why so many people find these folklore and legends both fun and fascinating!