It’s less than two weeks until Halloween and Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! continues the freaky fun as we go back to Central Florida’s Ghoul School for another show. Ghost Hunter Kris Williams joins us and talks about the time she got trapped in the cistern while checking out the haunted Light House in St. Augustine, Fla., Rick Davis, director and co-founder of the Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts group explains what the new trend in haunted houses – home haunts – is all about and why his is so successful.
Additional Weird, Wild and Wacky Stories on the October 21 Halloween Episode includes: Native American horror writer, Owl Goingback joins us again at Ghoul School and talks about an interesting photo of a Spanish bride, dead for hundreds of years, he captured last year in a haunted cemetery in St. Augustine, Fla., where the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has a similar photo on display; Angela talks about the themes this year at Ripley’s Haunted Adventures and provides details on the 7th annual Thrill the World Thriller dance planned at locations across the world, including the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Hollywood; Ralf promotes the Oddtoberfest celebration this weekend in St. Augustine; and Ghoul School proprietor Barry Anderson provides last minute hints on one-of-a-kind Halloween costumes and decorations.
We offer a double play egress song this week. Josh Stone and Jeff Beck team up for a live American Idol performance of I Put a Spell on You, and we follow that up with the original version of that song, sang by the one and only Screamin’ Jay Hawkins.