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Horse Magick With Lawren Leo | June 24, 2020

To many of us, horses have always been magical to at least some degree or other. Their beauty and and majesty speaks to that feeling in most of us, young and old.

Well, on this episode, we will be talking with Lawren Leo, the author of Horse Magick, about these very special creatures and the ways to work with their magical energies. And … Sonia Jorgensen, an equestrian expert, joins the crew for the evening.


7:00 pm Pacific, 9:00 pm Central, 10:00 pm Eastern!


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About Lawren Leo

Lawren Leo, author and spiritual advisor. Owner of New Moon Books, Crystals & Candles, Inc. Contributing author and editor at the electronic magazine, The Familiar.

Lawren Leo is an author and the owner of New Moon Books, Crystals, and Candles, a metaphysical boutique in Pompano Beach, Florida. He contributes to and co-edits the e-zine he founded, The Familiar. He is a spiritual counselor and teacher of esoteric philosophy, practicing witch, and a practitioner of the magickal arts in the tradition of the Golden Dawn.

“I am a firm believer that everything we need and desire to know already exists in our inner and outer universe: We simply need to listen.”

Lawren Leo (June 1, 2020)

Connect with Lawren Leo

Website: LawrenLeo.com

Instagram: @LawrenLeo
Twitter: @Lawren_Leo
Facebook: Lawren Leo (Florida)

New Moon Bookstore: https://www.newmoonbooks.org/


About Horse Magick: Spells and Rituals for Self-Empowerment, Protection, and Prosperity

©2020 Lawren Leo | Published by Weiser Books

Discover inner strength and wisdom by bringing the power of the equine spirit to life with spells, meditations, and creative visualization.

Along with the bear, horses are a primary creature associated with shamanism and traditions influenced by it. They appear in 25,000-year-old cave paintings, such as those at Lascaux. They find a role in the modern African diaspora traditions such as Haitian Vodou, whose devotees are called “horses” for the spirits who ride them during trances.

The spirit of the horse exists in the subconscious minds of humans and takes shape in various forms, whether as a symbol of fertility in the land, as in Celtic mythology, or as a psychopomp, which leads the dead to the next world. The horse has made its way into the current of our collective unconscious as a universal archetype.

Horse Magick contains spells, rituals, chants, and meditations for many purposes, loosely based around equine imagery. Numerous traditions are represented, as are many deities, including Athena, Epona, and Baba Yaga. No contact with actual horses is required.

Through the use of spells and rituals, readers are able to magickally ride to their chosen destinies and fulfill their desires. Workings involve crystals, candles, and Tarot cards, items easily accessible for most readers.


Guest Host: Sonia Jorgensen

Special guest host, Sonia Jorgensen

Sonia is a Masters prepared Registered Nurse, Shamanic Practitioner and intuitive energy healer utilizing Usui Reiki, sound energy vibration, and equine therapy modalities; in conjunction with her Empathic abilities to help bring the body, mind and soul into resonant harmony.

Sonia is also a skilled horse woman with 30 years experience in the field of horse-related activities, and has recently begun to work with her equine partners to help facilitate healing.


Connect with Sonia

Resonance Healing on Facebook: @resonancehealing1

Resonance Healing on Instagram: @resonancehealing

Email: resonancehealing1@gmail.com

Ghoulish Tendencies Podcast Gets Spooky | June 17, 2020

Join Mystic Moon Cafe as we host the Lovely Ladies of Morbidity, Kim Douthit and Gabi Fiore, to discuss their very spooky podcast, Ghoulish Tendencies.

Get the scoop on the Amityville House, the LaLaurie Mansion, Cecil Hotel, Jersey Devil, Myrtles Plantation and more!


Tune in on Wednesday, June 17th at 10 PM ET, 9 PM CT, 7 PM PT!


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About Ghoulish Tendencies Podcast

We’re two spooky ghouls, united in the PNW with a mutual love for all things ghostly, haunted, unexplained, and murderous.

Meet Gabi

Gabi Fiore, the Mulder to Kim’s Scully

A Seattle transplant from Los Angeles, who has always fancied all things spooky, bizarre, and unexplained. Makeup artist and brand executive by day, podcaster and ghost hunter by night.

She also has an English degree in creative writing, enjoys dogs, baking, and the X-Files.

Meet Kim

Kim Douthit, the Scully to Gabi’s Mulder

An original Seattlelite and self-confessed theatre nerd with degrees in theater and Shakespeare.

She is a teacher and director for children’s theater by day, and a tour guide at Spooked in Seattle by night, specializing in ghost and true crime tours. She is a human encyclopedia of the Horror film genre and enjoys talking all things ominous.

Connect with Ghoulish Tendencies Podcast

https://ghoulishtendenciespodcast.transistor.fm/
https://www.ghoulishtendencies.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ghoulishtendenciespodcast
https://twitter.com/ghoulishpodcast
https://www.instagram.com/ghoulishtendenciespodcast/

John Kachuba: Award-Winning Author, Teacher & Lecturer | June 10, 2020

John Kachuba, award winning author, teacher & paranormal, metaphysical speaker, will be our very special guest on this episode!

7:00 pm Pacific, 9:00 pm Central, 10:00 pm Eastern!

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About John Kachuba:

John Kachuba is the award-winning author of twelve books and numerous articles, short stories and poems. John holds advanced degrees in Creative Writing and teaches that subject through Ohio University and the Gotham Writers Workshop. He is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Horror Writers Association.

John frequently speaks on paranormal and metaphysical topics and is a regular speaker at universities and libraries, paranormal conferences, and on podcasts, radio and TV. He has been a repeat guest on radio’s “Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory” and appeared in the Sundance Channel’s TV production, “Love/Lust – The Paranormal.” He has also been a faculty member at many writers’ conferences, such as the Antioch Writers’ Conference and the Florida Suncoast Writers’ Conference, and is available for future conferences and writing workshops.

John has also worked with writers and writing students in Cambodia, Malta, Portugal, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Selected Awards, Grants & Honors

2016 Pushcart Prize Nominee
Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest, distinguished Top 20, 2014.
Gemini Magazine Short Story Contest, Grand Prize, 2014.
Bosque Fiction Prize finalist, 2014.
Ohioana Library Association, Hamilton County Committee Program in Honor of Hamilton County Authors, March 25, 2012; November 7, 1999.
Thurber Treat Humor Writing Contest, winner, 2006.
E. M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award, Honorable Mention, 2005.
Nominee, Ohioana Book Award, 2005.
Dogwood Fiction Prize, 2004.
Potomac Review Fiction Contest, finalist, 2004.
Confluences Short Story Contest, Third Place, 2003.
Arts & Letters Fiction Prize finalist, 2003.
Ohio University Fusion Project, First Place – short story contest, 2002.
Fish Short Story Contest, story short-listed, 2002.
The Mesa Refuge, Point Reyes, CA. Residency awarded by Common Counsel Foundation, June 2001.

Get more on John at his website: http://johnkachuba.com/


Books by John Kachuba

Shapeshifters: A History

There is something about a shapeshifter—a person who can transform into an animal—that captures our imagination; that causes us to want to howl at the moon, or flit through the night like a bat. Werewolves, vampires, demons, and other weird creatures appeal to our animal nature, our “dark side,” our desire to break free of the bonds of society and proper behavior. Real or imaginary, shapeshifters lurk deep in our psyches and remain formidable cultural icons.

Ghosthunting Ohio (America’s Haunted Road Trip)

Author John Kachuba bravely visits more than twenty-five haunted places in Ohio to give readers first-hand frights from the safety of their armchairs. For readers curious — and courageous — enough to “hunt” on their own, maps and travel information are provided to every haunted location.

Ghosthunting Illinois (America’s Haunted Road Trip)

Lock the doors, draw the curtains, and light a candle as you join author John Kachuba on a guided tour of Illinois’s most terrifyingly haunted places. Your hair-raising journey will take you to:
• Old State Capital, Springfield — Lincoln lay in state here before his burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Could his ghost haunt the spot where his body lay?
• Harpo Studios, Chicago — When the Eastland steamer capsized in 1915, the building served as a temporary morgue. Oprah’s employees have encountered the ghosts of the victims, including the “Gray Lady” who floats through the halls.
• And many more scary sites.

Ghost Stories

Ghosthunters and students of the paranormal will find intriguing the four original stories in Ghost Stories by John Kachuba. These stories are not the scary—and cheesy—stories of terror, violence, and gore found in cheap novels and B-movies. Based on his own experiences as a ghost hunter, Kachuba’s stories are something new in paranormal fiction. You might call them stories for the “thinking man” (and woman!). These stories will challenge your ideas about spirits, ghosts, and haunted locations. Ghost Stories is a must-read for your paranormal bookshelf.

Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers, and Other Investigators of America’s Paranormal World

Uses personal observations and interviews with mediums, exorcists, and paranormal investigators to explore the state of the paranormal in America.


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Mystic Moon Cafe Radio hosts bring a variety of guests to talk about paranormal phenomenon, cryptozoology, ghost hunting, favorite authors on many topics – fiction, conspiracy theory, and fact, featured music artists, and more!

An Evening of EVPs | June 3rd, 2020

Tonight, June and Wendy will be talking about EVPs – Electronic Voice Phenomena – with some good friends and playing a bunch for you as well! Might want to have those headphones ready for this one!



EVP Gallery

Source: Charlette Savoie at Vilisca Axe Murder House
Source: Chrystell Harmon-Lemke & Jill Marie at Spooked in Seattle
Source: June Nixon in Barkerville, BC, Canada
Source: June Nixon at Bellevue Teen Center
Source: June Nixon at Bellevue Teen Center
Source: Todd Bates
Source: Todd Bates
Source: Todd Bates
Source: Todd Bates
Source: Todd Bates
Source: Todd Bates

Send us a message if you have an amazing EVP or two to share!

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Spooky Story Night | May 27th, 2020

Tonight, Wendy and June talk creepy, scary, spooky stories … all while debuting YouTube Live during the radio broadcast. Now, you you SEE your hosts get creeped out while telling horrifying tales about ghosts and monsters?!

Tune in on Wednesday, May 27th at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT for the haunted hijinks!

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Seth Michael, Psychic Medium & Spiritual Healer for Crazy Times | May 13, 2020

Join Wendy this evening as she talks with good friend Seth Michael about various things, including how to spiritually cope with the troubled times we find ourselves in.

7:00 pm Pacific, 9:00 pm Central, 10:00 pm Eastern!


Seth’s Bio:

seth michael psychic medium healer

Seth Michael is a natural born psychic/medium, empath with over 29 years of experience giving formal readings. In addition to his work doing private and larger group readings, he co-founded a paranormal team called White Light Paranormal Insight where he is a Medium and the Director of Spiritual Resolves. He is also an instructor with the Vision Collective LLC in Oregon and holds on-line and in person Workshops. Seth Michael’s passion and intent is to assist others in reaching their higher-self and honing in on their own individual strengths.

Seth Michael is also the primary focus of the, “All Around Us,” documentary.

Seth’s Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sethmichaelpsychicmedium/
Website: https://www.sethmichaeladvisor.com/
All Around Us: https://www.facebook.com/AllAroundUsDocumentary/
https://www.allaroundusfilm.com/


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Monsters Of The Deep & More With Nick Redfern | April 15th, 2020

Nick Redfern visits Mystic Moon Cafe to talk about monsters. Monsters of the Deep that is! His new book focuses on sea serpents, surviving dinosaurs, lake monsters, mutants and more aquatic monstrosities.

Tune in on Wednesday, April 15th at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT for the scoop!

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About Monsters of the Deep

Monsters of the Deep is available for pre-order now | ©2020 Nick Redfern & published by Visible Ink Press

A deep dive into the undersea netherworld of sea serpents, lake monsters, surviving dinosaurs, genetically altered mutants, and legendary aquatic creatures.

The ocean alone takes up 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, with countless lakes, rivers, ponds, and streams covering much of the land, but what lurks beneath the water? For centuries, sightings have been made of huge, marauding monsters swimming the world’s oceans and lakes. They include Scotland’s legendary Loch Ness Monster; the United States’ equivalent, Champ, of Lake Champlain; and Canada’s long-necked denizen of the deep known as Ogopogo. These, and many more, famous monsters of the world below us also include giant squid, massive octopi, and even the legendary Kraken and the fabled mermaids of millennia long-gone.

Whether scaly or slithery, massive prehistoric dinosaurs or mutant serpents, Monsters of the Deep catalogs nearly 100 accounts of eels, alligators, reptiles, giant squids, snakes, worms, deadly fish, and cold-blooded creatures of all manner and ilk. It reveals the astonishing extent to which lake monsters and sea serpents have surfaced throughout history to terrify, perplex, and amaze those who have crossed paths with monsters of the unknown.


About Nick Redfern

Nick Redfern is a full-time author and journalist specializing in a wide range of unsolved mysteries, including Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, UFO sightings, government conspiracies, alien abductions and paranormal phenomena.

He writes regularly for the London Daily Express newspaper, Fortean Times, Fate, and UFO Magazine.

His previous books include Three Men Seeking Monsters, Strange Secrets, Cosmic Crashes, and The FBI Files. Among his many exploits, Redfern has investigated reports of lake monsters in Scotland, vampires in Puerto Rico, werewolves in England, aliens in Mexico, and sea serpents in the United States. Redfern travels and lectures extensively around the world.

Originally from England, he currently lives in Dallas, Texas.

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Other Popular Monster or Cryptid Books by Nick Redfern

The Bigfoot Book | The definitive guide to Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti, and other man-primates from an established author and respected expert on the unexplained and paranormal.

The Alien Book | The Alien Book: A Guide to Extraterrestrial Beings on Earth shows that extraterrestrial life comes in all kinds, appearances, sizes, and bodies.

The Monster Book | The Monster Book: Creatures, Beasts, and Fiends of Nature is a comprehensive resource of the monster menagerie from around the world.

The Zombie Book | The Zombie Book: The Encyclopedia of the Living Dead is a comprehensive resource to understanding, combating, and avoiding zombies.

All About Werewolves | April 1st, 2020

Werewolves?! Well, They’re Wolves of course!! We’re dedicating April 1st, 2020 to WEREWOLVES!!

We will cover History, Lore, Fact and/or Fiction!
So buckle up, and be ready for some fun with ‘The Children Of The Night’!

7:00 pm Pacific, 9:00 pm Central, 10:00 pm Eastern!


Show Notes:

Tonight, Wendy, June and Jake discuss werewolves and touch on dogmen for good measure. You can get the scoop on:

  • Lupine history
  • Scary movies
  • Lycan literature
  • Legends, lore and more!

Tune in on Wednesday, April 1st at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT for a howling good time!

You can also visit Jake’s monster website to learn about werewolves. Visit Monsters On The Web for more!

Keith & Sandra Johnson On Malevolent Hauntings | Dec. 11, 2019

Skype Video Recording Of The Show On Our YouTube Channel

Recorded Show:

About Keith & Sandra Johnson

Malevolent haunting specialists and Ghosts R N.E.A.R. talk show hosts, Keith and Sandra are regularly called upon to assist individuals in dealing with alleged malevolent paranormal phenomena or potential inhuman infestation in their homes. Together, they have over 50-years’ experience as paranormal investigators.

Keith has had an interest in the paranormal since he was a teenager when he had phenomena occur in his own home. In the seventies, he was a member of the paranormal research group Parapsychology Investigation & Research Organization, out of Rhode Island College. Keith has been featured on the SyFy Channel’s Ghost Hunters, as a consulting demonologist. Both Keith and Sandra are former core members of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS).

They have been featured as demonology consultants in two first season episodes of the A&E series, Paranormal State, as well as assisting with documentaries dealing with the paranormal including Haunted R.I. and New Gravity Media’s 14 Degrees. Keith was recently featured in the Halloween two-hour special of Ghost Adventures, returning to the Harrisville, RI house made famous in The Conjuring.

The pair are co-founders of New England Anomalies Research and host a local TV talk show dealing with paranormal topics called Ghosts R N.E.A.R., which airs locally in Rhode Island and can also be seen online.

Keith is the author of the Paranormal Realities book series that chronicle his experiences as a paranormal investigator. Books I & II have been published and subsequent books are in the works and due for future release.

Related Links:

Website: www.nearparanormal.com

Facebook: Official Fan Page

Ghostober Recap | Nov. 13, 2019

On the next episode of Mystic Moon Cafe, Wendy, June and Jake will recap the ghostly shenanigans from October. This includes such fun topics as:

  • Ghost hunting reality TV shows
  • Ghost hunts
  • Paranormal events

There could be some smack talking about the TV shows. Which ones will we cover? Glad you asked.

  • Ghost Adventures: Serial Killer Spirits
  • Ghost Adventures Halloween Special: The Conjuring House
  • Haunted Salem: Live
  • The Holzer Files
  • Destination Fear
  • Ghost Nation
  • Ghost Hunters (2019)
  • The World’s Biggest Ghost Hunt

After that, June and Jake will talk about their latest ghost hunting and paranormal events, like J&M Cafe in Pioneer Square (Seattle) and the Port Gamble Ghost Conference.

This is going to be a fun, not-so-serious two hours of paranormality!