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Friday, June 3rd – Guest: Christopher Balzano

Christopher Balzano – ‘Poltergeist’ Turns 40

Christopher Balzano joins Tim to talk about one of their favorite subjects: the movie Poltergeist, and its 40th anniversary. They also talk about Chris’s new book Haunted Ocala National Forest, the “Satanic Panic” getting new life thanks to Stranger Things, and more.


Christopher Balzano is a writer, researcher, folklorist, and current host of the podcast Tripping on Legends. He has been documenting the unexplained since 1994 and has been a figure in the paranormal world through his books, articles, and his work as the director of Massachusetts Paranormal Crossroads and now Tripping on Legends. Balzano is the author of several books about regional hauntings focused around the Bridgewater Triangle as well as several collections of true ghost stories and how-to paranormal books. He has appeared on radio stations across the country and throughout the internet, as well as being called upon by television shows to comment on ghosts and urban legends. He is widely considered the leading researcher into pukwudgies. He formerly ran the Paranormal News at and headed up Ghostvillage for Kids.


Ghosts of the Bridgewater Triangle

Dark Woods: Cults, Crime and the Paranormal in the Freetown State Forest

Ghostly Adventures

Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting

Picture Yourself Capturing Ghosts on Film

Haunted Objects: Stories of Ghosts on Your Shelf

Haunted Florida Love Stories

Haunted Ocala National Forest


Tripping on Legends

Tripping on Legends on Facebook





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