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Dec 24, 2017

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is possibly the most popular ghost story in the English language.

It may seem weird that Christmas has a famous ghost story, but the reality is that Christmas ghost stories were a tradition in Victorian England.

I think the Christmas Ghost Story needs to make a comeback, and so I'm going to talk about the history, and modern examples, and top it off by telling a few stories myself!

So, light a candle, get your favorite beverage...

And turn out the lights.

May you have a great 2018!

I hope you enjoy the episode.


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Movies covered, and additional suggestions:

The Tractate Middoth (TV-2013)

Whistle and I’ll Come to You (TV-1968)

Dr. Who Christmas Special: “The Snowmen” (TV-2012)

A Warning to the Curious (TV-1972)

Lost Hearts (TV-1973)

The Signalman (TV-1976)

A Christmas Carol (1935)

Mummers Plays of the UK

M.R. James

Charles Dickens