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If you’ve ever said, “Weird Darkness scared the crap out of me!” here is the solution!  Reel Paper is toilet paper; it’s in my bathroom right now and I’m going to keep using it.  It’s 3-ply and soft, but still sturdy.  But it’s also eco-friendly!  If you or your employer are looking for ways to be more green, this is it.  27,000 trees are cut down every day just to make toilet paper – and that paper never gets recycled (for obvious reasons!).  But Reel Paper is made from 100% bamboo which quickly grows back without ever having to be replanted.  No trees cut down, ever.  It uses no plastics, not even in wrapping, and each roll of paper purchased helps to fund clean toilets for those in need.  Weirdo Family members (and anyone else you tell) get 25% off not just their first order – but their first subscription – meaning you save money on an ongoing basis!  Get your subscription for Reel Paper by using the promo code WEIRD at ReelPaper.com.


Acorn TV is a commercial-free streaming service that’s rooted in British television but also has some of the most creative content from Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and beyond as well.  You get amazing storytelling with top-rated mysteries, addicting dramas, hilarious comedies, and more.  If you love British comedy you’ll want to check out “The Other One” which follows two sisters had no idea each other existed until their father drops dead.  “Downton Abbey” fans will love the hilarious performance in “The Other One” by Siobhan Finneran.  As for my personal favorites show on Acorn.TV – right now I’m binge-watching two shows: “Rake” (a comedy drama) and “Mr and Mrs Murder” (a crime/mystery/comedy).  Acorn TV is only $5.99/mo, but you can try it out absolutely free for a full 30 days by using the promo code “weirddarkness” (all one word) when you sign up at http://Acorn.TV

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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 have a constant recharging of energy, and it’s free to download!  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!

Check out their “Creepshow” series based on the movie! Another of my favorites is their docuseries, “Cursed Films” which looks at the tragedies that befell the casts and crews of movies like “The Exorcist”, “The Omen”, and “Poltergeist!”  Fascinating stuff!  I binged the whole thing start to finish in one sitting! 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 (all one word) to get a free 30-day trial!  Click HERE for more information!

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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!  

Download the Stereo App to your iPhone or Android at https://stereo.com/weirddarkness!  The app allows you to either sit back and just listen to a live show – or you can jump into the conversation and get involved verbally – an actual voice conversation!  You can open up the Stereo App anytime and find thousands of LIVE social conversations to listen and converse in!  There’s a wide range of genres for every interest including the paranormal, news, comedy, sports, and more!  You choose whether to be a co-host, participate as a guest, or simply listen in on exclusive conversations!


Bolt your doors, lock your windows, turn off your lights, grab a mug of Weird DarkRoast Coffee as you listen to the podcast! This mysterious specialty coffee exhibits deep notes of cocoa, caramel, and a touch of sinister sweetness with a velvety finish.  This is an exclusive coffee selected by Weird Darkness host Darren Marlar and roasted to order by Evansville Coffee.  Not available in stores!  Click HERE to order, and use the promo code WEIRD to get free shipping on your first order!

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Listening to podcasts shouldn’t be hard.  But so many podcast apps on Android are cluttered and confusing.  There are so many buttons and options you have to have a computer science degree to use them all.  Podcast simply, with Sonnet.  It’s modern, clean design and user-friendly interface make it easier for those using Android devices to discover new shows, listen, subscribe and get notified of the latest episodes.  I downloaded it and immediately knew what each button was for and how to use it – the only podcast app I’ve been able to do that with. It’s that user-friendly. Best of all, it’s FREE to download and use.  Click this link to listen to Weird Darkness on Sonnet: https://sonnet.fm/p/1078714736

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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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