SPONSORS & FRIENDS

Want to advertise your product or service in the podcast or become a sponsor?  Email darren@weirddarkness.com and I’ll get you in touch with Maria The Weirdo Ad Lady! (CLICK HERE to read some tips on how to use podcasting to benefit your business!)

BLINKIST
I absolutely love this app – its on the homepage of my smartphone for a reason.  Blinkist brings you key ideas from the world’s best non-fiction books. Listen to an entire book in just 15-minutes, or you can choose to read the book – or do both at the same time!  Blinkist works on your phone, tablet, or web browser.  Browse through themed booklets curated by industry experts, and get titles specifically chosen for you based on your interests. Right now Blinkist has a special offer for Weirdos!  Go to Blinkist.com/WeirdDarkness and get a free 7-day trial, and get 25% off a Blinkist Premium membership!  

Related imageBEST FIENDS
I’m not a gamer, I only play games on my mobile device when I have time – and that’s usually only a couple of minutes here and there.  I found Best Fiends a little over a year ago and I am still constantly coming back to this game for more play. It engages your brain with fun levels where you collect little “fiends” to help you conquer the puzzles and challenges to accomplish your goals.  There are numerous options for play, they constantly are adding new themes and levels every month, you can stop playing anytime and pick up from right where you left off without being penalized, you never run out of lives or energy, and it’s free to download!  If my word isn’t enough for you, check out this email I received from Weirdo family member, Michelle Pettus. She said, “DM..thank you much for putting me on to Best Fiends..I kept seeing the ads for it but wasn’t sure about downloading until I heard YOU talk about it. It’s very fun… its a lot different from my constant Candy Crushing… I needed the change!”  With over 100 million downloads, this 5-star rated mobile puzzle game is a must-play!  Download best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play.  Look for BEST FIENDS – that’s FIENDS (like friends, but without the “r”).  Best FIENDS!

AMC Network’s SHUDDER
Check out their “Creepshow” series based on the movie! Another of my favorites is Eli Roth’s “History of Horror”.  I binged the whole thing start to finish! Shudder has the best and biggest selection of horror and thrillers you can find anywhere.  Visit http://www.shudder.com/ and use the promo code “WEIRDDARKNESS” to get a free 30-day trial!

Wondery presents DETECTIVE TRAPP
Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs — as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” Listen now at wondery.fm/DTDarkness

Image result for audible logoAUDIBLE
At the top of my audiobook list is “How To Win Friends And Influence People” by Dale Carnegie – it’s the best self-help book you will ever read.  If you need a motivational kick in the pants you might also like “Take The Stairs” by Rory Vaden.  Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial for free! Offer only valid for those who are new to Audible. Choose 1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals absolutely free!   Visit Audible.com/WeirdDarkness and use the promo code WEIRDDARKNESS (all one word) when signing up! Or text WEIRDDARKNESS (again, all one word) to 500-500!

SEND OUT CARDS
Mail a real, personalized greeting card without leaving the house or going out to buy stamps! Choose from the hundreds of existing cards on the website – or create one of your own completely from scratch, using your own photos and message – and you can even use your own handwriting and signature if you wish… and do it all online! I’ve set it up so you can try it out for free – create a greeting card and I’ll pay for the printing and postage.  http://www.sendoutcards.com/weird.

PAUL SPANGLER (Official Artist of Weird Darkness)
(Watch the video below for a tiny sample of his work!)  It’s only fitting that Paul Spangler was born in 1973, the same year The Exorcist was released. Specializing in horror art and illustration. His subjects range from horror film stars of the Golden Age of Cinema to current ones. Sought out for his high degree realism, Mr Spangler works in a variety of mediums which include pencil, pen and ink, markers and acrylic paints. He often employs his mixed media technique to capture a subject in a truly unique way. After watching Dracula with Bela Lugosi at age nine, he was “hooked” on horror. Seeking out films and books of the genre ever since. Mr. Spangler’s work has won many awards. His work has included commissioned works, book cover art, DVD cover art, t-shirt designs, and more.  Along with his art work, Mr. Spangler also creates one of a kind distressed signs for clients, as well as selling one-off pieces.  He can be contacted on his “Spangler Art and Illustration” Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Spangler-Art-and-Illustration-489568255187/ or his “Sinister Visions” gallery page: https://www.facebook.com/cryptdaddy/

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