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The Night Writer

The Night Writer

By Christina Alagaratnam
A podcast for the insomniacs.
If you like exploring the dark sides of humanity - give us a listen...

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1x09. Halloween: The Origins
Where did the origins of this infamous spooky holiday come from?  Is it a day where the dead come out to play? Can dressing up really protect you from evil spirits? And who was this guy Jack ,that they named the jack-o-lanterns after?
October 29, 2020
1x08. The Headless Horseman: Watch Your Head
In the third part of our Halloween series, we dive into the legend of the infamous rider with no head. Where did he come from? What happened to his head? And what on earth is a Dullahan?
October 22, 2020
1x07. The Candy Man: The Man Who Ruined Halloween
On Halloween evening 1974, a night of trick or treating goes horribly wrong. Find out why America was sent into a candy frenzy, scanning their children's sweets for razor blades, glass shards and ... poison. 
October 15, 2020
1x06 Haunted Houses: Amityville or Glamityville?
In the first of our Halloween Month, we're visiting the great-granddaddy of haunted houses. Amityville! But... is it really haunted or is it just Glamityville? A house which fell victim to a very successful scam? 
October 8, 2020
1x05. Don't George Lucas It Up! (A Star Wars Chat)
In this special episode, I'm joined by my friend and Director, Josh Hinds. We discuss all things Star Wars, the film industry and dissect the true characteristics of a villain. 
October 1, 2020
1x04. Wedding Disaster Stories: The Flushing Bride
As a challenge issued to me by my cousin, at his wedding over the weekend, I'm talking all about THE WORST wedding disaster I've ever read! Find out what happens when a bride mixes health shakes with cocktails. A mess! That's what! 
September 24, 2020
1x03. Galloping Horses: Interview With A Poet - Seterah Ebrahimi
Join me as I interview an award winning poet - and friend of mine - Seterah Ebrahimi.  You can find more about Seterah and her work here: (Apologies if the connection suddenly cut - I was doing the interview live via phone. We have to be cautious thanks to Covid-19!)
September 17, 2020
1x02. Ghost Ships: The Flying Dutchman
What's the real story about this legendary ghost ship that can never make it to port and is cursed to sail the seven seas forever? Is it simply a myth to scare sailors or is there something more to it...
September 10, 2020
1x01: Little Red Riding Hood: Beware Of The Wolf
For this first episode I'll be going back to the original story of this classic fairy tale and find out why we should be afraid of the big bad wolf... Please follow: Twitter: @NightWriterFM Instagram: @NightWriterFM Website: Email:
September 3, 2020
Send us your true stories, urban legends or things that just... keep you up at night.... Follow us on Twitter: @NightWriterFM Website:
August 27, 2020