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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!
We’re excited to bring “Retro Radio Sunday” back to Weird Darkness – and it is made possible by our friends at Radio Archives! Radio Archives is your source for the highest quality old-time radio shows on the planet; their ultra clean sound from the original recordings give them a broadcast quality you can’t find anywhere else. And they also offer more pulp audiobooks and eBooks than anyone! You can get a FREE instant-download audiobook of “The Spider: Rule of the Monster Men”, along with links to FREE downloadable old-time radio and a FREE pulp eBook simply by emailing WeirdDarkness@RadioArchives.com. You’ll receive an email reply with download links within seconds!
SPONSORS YOU’VE HEARD IN THE PAST…
FIND BIGFOOT 2023 CALENDAR
He has been spotted all over the world… but photographic evidence is lacking, as is any scientific proof. But he still exists, and is still seen… and now you can search for Bigfoot every month in the Find Bigfoot Calendar by Timothy Wayne Williams. Each month you’ll be captivated by an original Timonthy Wayne Williams painting – beautiful, and captivating. But with in each painting hides a monster… Bigfoot is hiding… somewhere… in each painting. Search for Bigfoot, and invite other to do so as well — with the new Find Bigfoot 2023 Calendar, available now at WeirdDarkness.com/bigfoot.
KILLERS: THE CARD GAME
What is it like to be a murderer? To commit the crime… to have the police examining ever scene you’ve been to for clues in order to track you down? For the true-crime enthusiast, KILLERS: The Card Game is full of mystery, intrigue, and dark humor. 2-5 players draw cards to reveal victims and scenarios, but watch out, for the police are also in the game following up on every clue to stop your murder spree. Roll the dice to determine if you leave evidence at the scene or if you avoid the police! The back of the killer card deck allows you to experience the cold facts, unique history and horror all fans of true crime love. The dark trivia will make your party both exciting and disturbingly entertaining for dark game night. Expansion packs increase the victims, scenarios, law-enforcement, and number of players up to 10! Part RPG, Part Collectible, ALL Card Game! Click here for some deadly fun!
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Cerebral is an online mental health service that offers prescription medication, counseling, and therapy for anxiety, depression, ADHD, insomnia, and more! You can use your in-network health insurance, or use Cerebral without any health insurance (as I am since leaving my ‘real job’) and it’s still only a third of what you’d pay for traditional therapy! So far my experience with Cerebral has been incredible, I’m using both the online counseling and the online physician appointments – all according to my schedule! Use your laptop or their app and it’s like having your personal care team with you wherever you are! I already use Cerebral – and you can too, and you can even save 65% off your first month of medication management and care counseling if you sign up at https://Cerebral.com/WEIRD! (7/22)
AMC Network’s SHUDDER
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! (1/22)
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! (2/22)
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 (1/22)
Nowadays it’s absolutely essential to always double-check before clicking on a link, online ad, or an email. Identity theft is rampant, and scammers are everywhere. Fortunately, Guardio that can help protect us from all of that nastiness! Using Guardio on your Chrome browser gives you real-time protection that keeps you safe from online threats. You can give it a try right now with an absolutely free scan of your computer to see if there are already threats on your machine you don’t even know about! Go to guard.io/weirddarkness to run your free scan and if you sign up using that weblink you’ll also save 20% on premium protection! (10/21)
When it comes to listening to podcasts, listening to audiobooks, reading books and magazines… the choices are endless. But Scribd has it all – podcasts, audiobooks, ebooks and magazines to read, even sheet music for musicians… and more… all in one place, on the Scribd website and in their app! And Scribd is only $9.99 a month. You get full access to everything on the site, no limits – no purchasing credits, or saving them up to get newer or more popular titles – none of that nonsense. You get EVERYTHING on the site, and you can listen to it all, read it all, download it all, however much you wish, however often you wish, for less than you’d spend for a single book! And yes – Scribd has Weird Darkness! Try Scribd right now for 60 days, FREE! Just go to https://try.scribd.com/weird/. Once you start, you’ll never want to stop! Scribd is the best of all worlds. (10/21)
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SOLO STOVE (Save $10 using the promo code WEIRD at checkout!)
The Solo Stove is a stainless steal portable fire pit you can take with you anywhere, and it’s designed to be smokeless so you don’t have to dodge smoke and fumes while roasting hotdogs and marshmallows, telling ghost stories, or just relaxing around the fire with friends. You can enjoy the warmth and light of the fire without the annoying blowback. The Solo Stove ie easy to light with just a few bits of starter – and your fire is blazing within minutes! The way the Solo Stove is built if there is a breeze, it just feeds oxygen to the base of the fire making it burn more evenly and hotter – leaving you nothing but ash in the end, which makes cleanup a breeze! (5/21)
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. (3/21)
GREEN CHEF (Save $100 including free shipping using code WEIRD100)
If you like eating at home and eating well, but you like the quality and variety of restaurant dining, Green Chef is for you! Green Chef let’s you choose from a wide array of easy-to-follow recipes perfect for Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Keto & more. Green Chef delivers everything you need to cook delicious dinners at home. They send seasonal organic ingredients and chef-crafted recipes right to your doorstep, all of it come pre-portioned and prepped, saving you time. The recipes are so easy to prepare, anyone can do it, including me, your Weirdo leader! So far my favorite is the salmon with red pepper vinaigrette! Go to https://GreenChef.com/WeirdDarkness100 and use the promo code weirddarkness100 to get $100 off – including free shipping! (9/20)
I’ve been a user of Better Help for over a year now and still use it. My counselor helps me with issues regarding not only mental health, but physical health as well. We’ve discussed depression, sleeping habits, creating and achieving goals, and more. With over 7,000 counselors scattered around the globe, you’re assured a professional, experienced counselor that is knowledgeable about your particular issue – or issues. Take the questionnaire for free and find out how Better Help can be a better help to you! And if you use the link BetterHelp.com/WD you’ll immediately be given a 10% discount on your first month! (9/20)
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! (7/20)
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I’ve been a user of Extract Labs’ CBD oils for years – it has helped me dramatically to reduce my knee and back pain, and it reduces the severity of my migraines as well as their frequency. I’m currently using the CBD/CBG combo gels. I take a couple every morning and night. My bride likes their Raspberry CBD oil, and she also loves their CBD gummy candies. When you use the special link below, Extract Labs will know that you found them through Weird Darkness – and that benefits me and the show as well! Plus, you can save 15% on your entire purchase by using the promo code WEIRD15 at checkout! Visit https://weirddarkness.com/cbd to start shopping!
CLASSIC RADIO STORE (Get 20% off everything in your cart by using the promo code WEIRD at checkout!)
If you like classic old time radio shows, there are thousands of episodes available in pristine, digitally-remastered sound! Shows in the Classic Radio Store library have been transferred from the original 16 inch transcription disc master recordings and digitally remastered for superior sound quality. All uncut, unedited and delivered to you as they were originally broadcast, including the classic commercials! Download old time radio shows that will chill you and thrill you such as Suspense, The Whistler, Inner Sanctum, Lights Out, and more! All these shows and dozens upon dozens of others are all available to instantly digitally download! And the links never expire, so you can order them now and listen to them anytime you’d like! Visit ClassicRadioStore.com to start browsing for your ears – and if you use the promo code WEIRD at checkout, you’ll save 20% on EVERYTHING you buy! (5/22)
FRIENDS AND PARTNERS…
THE WILD ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Meet Sijack, a female arctic wolf and the newest member of our Weirdo family! Beautiful, isn’t she? The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado is not only the new home of Sijack whom we have adopted in the name of Weird Darkness – but other wild animals that were also previously owned by irresponsible private owners or in less-than-ideal living conditions. Sijack and other wild animals like her now have a lifelong home, in a large acreage, natural habitat. Wild Animal Sanctuary cares for all kinds of large wild animals saved from abuse and neglect – lions, grizzlies, tigers, leopards, black bears, foxes, coyotes, cougars, kodiaks, bobcats, panthers, and more. Visit WildAnimalSanctuary.org to learn more, donate to the sanctuary and refuge, and maybe adopt an animal of your own like we here at Weird Darkness have done with Sijack!
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/
MONSTERZ – LADIES HOCKEY
Weird Darkness is a proud sponsor of this championship hockey team, The Monsterz of Manitoba, Canada! You will even see the Weird Darkness logo on the jerseys! It’s so cool to see those red and white jerseys on the ice with this winning women’s hockey team! Click HERE to check out their Facebook page!