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In which Carla celebrates Epiphany by exploring barriers, and celebrating the Victorian tradition of horror at Christmas one more time this season, by reading a Victorian short story that takes place on another barrier night: Halloween.Story: “Man-Si... Details
40:07
12/27/2021
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In which Carla once again explores the horror realm of Victorian Christmastide and reads another story by a Victorian horror author.Referenced episode: 67: Haunted Yule: Twelve Days: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/there-might-be-cupcakes-podcas-5... Details
57:04
12/02/2021
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In which Carla reads her original Christmas horror short story, “Holly Jolly Christmas”. All rights reserved.Music: “Deck the Halls” by Rue Royale and “Christmas Evil” by Associated Press, used with permissionTheme song and stinger: “Comadreamers I” ... Details
19:48
11/09/2021
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In which Carla reviews and discusses 31 more horror movies without blood and gore, suitable for the squeamish viewer or beginner to horror. No spoilers.Podchaser: The 60 Best Podcasts to Discover for November, including There Might Be Cupcakes! https... Details
1:09:28
10/26/2021
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In which Carla continues to explore the Navidson Record of House of Leaves. This is the third episode; to begin, start with episode 68: Bone-Chimes and Primitive Spiders: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/there-might-be-cupcakes-podcas-520320/episod... Details
34:49
9/18/2021
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Show notes:In which Carla explores the horror subgenre found footage, and its subgenre internet horrorCreepypasta: https://creepypasta.fandom.com/https://www.reddit.com/r/creepypasta/https://www.reddit.com/r/creepygaminghttps://www.reddit.com/r/nosle... Details
54:15
8/03/2021
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In which Carla explores Poe’s plague, and its relationship to Shakespeare’s desert island.Sources:Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales and Poems https://bookshop.org/a/6560/9781500497248The story at the Poe Museum: https://www.poemuseum.org/the-masque-of-... Details
28:02
5/22/2021
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In which Carla explores the beginning of the Navidson Record, the structure of the novel, the history of ergodic literature, and the social phenomenon of the novel 21 years ago, as well as the psychological symptom that drives the stories in this nov... Details
32:38
4/28/2021
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In which Carla celebrated four years of There Might Be Cupcakes! (April 28, 2017)Sources:https://poestories.com/read/alonehttps://www.eapoe.org/works/poems/alonea.htmThe Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book by Bill Watterson https://bookshop.org/... Details
32:29
4/19/2021
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The entire episode 27 has been found and saved. Let us celebrate #halfwaytohalloween! Enjoy this flashback to 2017, and enjoy my story and stories from other wonderful podcasts.List of all podcasts involved in this episode, in order, with links, at t... Details
2:09:01
3/08/2021
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In which Carla begins her series on the horror novel House of Leaves.The House of Leaves universe:House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski https://bookshop.org/a/6560/9780375703768The Whalestoe Letters: From House of Leaves https://bookshop.org/a/6560/... Details
19:55
2/21/2021
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This is my segment from the 2018 multi podcast collaboration for Halloween, which was published as my episode 27. When I transferred to Spreaker Prime, the incredibly large episode was lost in transit. Here is my portion:In which Carla goes legend tr... Details
06:23
1/15/2021
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In which Carla explores the Twelve Days of Christmas and why we send Christmas cards, and reads a Victorian horror story by F. Marion Crawford.Christmas episodes:32: What the Dickens47: Victorian Christmas: The Goblin and the Paw65: Happy Christmas C... Details
37:40
12/28/2020
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In which Carla revisits the Victorian Christmas tradition of scary stories at Christmas by reading four horror classics of the era--and, in doing so, explores the not-well-known genesis of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, as well as the four-hundred-year-... Details
1:33:13
12/22/2020
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In which Carla shares personal stories from childhood Christmases, and shares how she and her family found cupcakes in the unlikeliest of places. These are the stories that weren't funny then, but are now. Originally aired December, 2017; now with ne... Details
25:06
10/27/2020
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In which Carla reads several of her poems live. “and the hunter always followeddeep into the forest of campusdown the wide lane of Avent Ferryinto the shelter of my first homemy Mews, I your dark museon foot or by car, you followedmy ex-boyfriend, my... Details
25:00
9/10/2020
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In which Carla shares more of her past and present personal paranormal experiences in her second live episode. To watch this episode, you may go to either to GetVokl or to YouTube. Image: one of my photographs from Waverly HillsResource: My Letterbox... Details
38:36
7/15/2020
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In which Carla shares all of her past and present personal paranormal experiences in her first live episode. To watch this episode, you may go to either to GetVokl or to YouTube.Website entry: Haunting resources (including my Waverly Hills photos) th... Details
1:04:09
6/12/2020
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In which Carla explores all the different incarnations of Childe Roland and his Dark Tower quest throughout history. Referenced and related episodes:Episode 19: The King’s EclipseEpisode 54: Gilead: Meaning in Place Suggested Reading (links to Booksh... Details
38:54
4/23/2020
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In which Carla celebrates World Book Day by reading from her own novel in progress, working title Bonnie Mommie, that she first read from in episodes 2: Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara and 8: Toxic Doxology. Referenced episodes on official website:2... Details
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