Program 304a: Haunted Europe; Haunted America; Sweet Tooth
Release Date: 10-31-2015
Listeners tell us about eerie encounters they've had while traveling in England and France. Then ghost hunter Terrance Zepke describes some of the most haunted places she's investigated in the US, including a former asylum in Appalachia, and even a haunted nightclub near Cincinnati. And food blogger Kate Hopkins delves into the bittersweet history of candy, and shares tips for finding the best chocolates in Europe.
- Terrance Zepke, author of "A Ghost Hunter's Guide to the Most Haunted Places in America" (Safari Publishing)
- Kate Hopkins, author of "Sweet Tooth: The Bittersweet History of Candy" (St. Martin's Press)
- Rick writes about some of the most interesting cemeteries you can visit in Europe.
- Terrance Zepke's website and blog includes tips for easy Halloween decorating and party recipes.
- Terrance Zepke has written a series of "Ghost Hunter's Guides" to the most haunted places in America, the most haunted hotels and inns in America, and spookiest lighthouses and spookiest battlefields.
- The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum offers heritage and ghost tours of the site in Weston, West Virginia.
- There are several walking tours of the Portland, Oregon Underground Shanghai Tunnels. Information on the history of the tunnels is included on the Legends of America website.
- The Queen Mary ocean liner is moored at Long Beach, California, and is a popular hotel and dining complex.
- The haunted nightclub Terrance Zepke mentions near the end of her interview is Bobby Mackey in Wilder, Kentucky, just outside Cincinnati. They provide haunted tours of their facility on Friday and Saturday nights.
- The Pirate's House is a popular restaurant and historical site in Savannah, Georgia, which Terrance suggests for a child-appropriate "haunted site."
- Kate Hopkins has hosted a Facebook page called "The Accidental Hedonist."
- The publisher's website for "Sweet Tooth" includes an excerpt from the book's first chapter. Kate has also written a guide to whisky, and its historical importance in Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States, called "99 Drams."
- The traditional confectioner which Kate stumbled on in the old town of Genoa, Italy is called Pietro Romanengo fu Stefano.
- The Lindt Museum of Chocolate is in Cologne (Köln), Germany.