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6/28/2015 Gary L. Stewart and the Most Dangerous Animal of them all
June 29, 2015 07:09 PM PDT
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In this week's episode, Karyn Dolan sits in as guest Co-Host for the vacationing Marie Samuels. Karyn and I welcome Shawn and Marianne Donley of Dark Shadow Ghost Tours and Panic'D for this weeks "Haunted Spotlight" and then at 8:30 we continue with Serial Killer Month and welcome NY Times Best Selling Author Gary L. Stewart to share his story and book The Most Dangerous Animal of All; Searching for my father and finding the Zodiac Killer.

Serial Killer month concludes this week as we welcome Author Gary L. Stewart to discuss his book The Most Dangerous Animal of All; Searching for my father and finding the Zodiac Killer.

Gary L. Stewart earned his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University and is vice president of Delta Tech Service of Louisiana. Ten years ago, soon after his biological mother found him, Gary began writing a journal, chronicling every detail of his search for his father and his own identity. That journal served as the basis for The Most Dangerous Animal of All. Gary also plays guitar in his band, Abandoned, and resides in Louisiana with his wife, Kristy, and son, Zach.

Visit his website

6/21/2015 Dr. Scott Bonn and why we love Serial Killers....
June 15, 2015 05:21 AM PDT
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Serial Killer month continues as Eric and Marie welcome Dr. Scott Bonn to the program this week discussing his research of notorious serial killers and his book "Why we love Serial Killers."

Dr. Scott Bonn (“Doc Bonn”) is Professor of Criminology, media expert and analyst, public speaker and author. He is an expert on criminal behavior and the motivations of criminals. He offers insights into various types of crime, including white-collar, state crime, bullying, domestic violence, sexual assault and serial homicide. His expert commentary frequently appears in the popular news media.

Doc Bonn is the author of “Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq,” a critically acclaimed book on war crime and terrorism from Rutgers University Press (2010). His latest book is on the public's fascination with serial killers in which he offers insights into the minds of infamous predators and explains how and why serial killers are often transformed into ghoulish popular culture celebrities by the media. Titled "Why We Love Serial Killers" the book is published by Skyhorse Press and released in October, 2014.

Professor Bonn is not your average academic. He combines the knowledge and skills of an academic scholar with more than twenty years of senior-level corporate experience in advertising and news and entertainment media. As such, he has unique insights into the public’s attitudes and beliefs, how they are shaped, and the agenda-setting powers of political leaders and the news media.

Doc Bonn has developed a unique, integrated, and interdisciplinary theory called “critical communication” to explain how state officials and the news media actually shape public opinion on complex issues such as homicide, capital punishment, drugs, abortion and terrorism.

Doc Bonn received a doctorate in sociology (criminology) at the University of Miami, FL, and a masters degree in criminal justice administration at San Jose State University. He teaches courses in criminology, sociology of deviance, media and crime, and criminal justice. His primary research interests include white-collar crime, state crime, domestic violence, serial homicide and how the media influence society.

Prior to his academic career, Bonn held high-ranking corporate positions such as Vice President at NBC Television Network, and Executive Vice President at SonicNet, a leading music website, now a part of MTV Networks. He resides in Manhattan, New York.

To learn more about this weeks guest visit his website

6/14/2015 Kevin M. Sullivan Author of The Bundy Murders a comprehensive history
June 15, 2015 05:26 AM PDT
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Due to severe weather, and loss of power this episode was interupted early and we were not able to complete the interview with our guest, however Kevin has agreed to return at a later date to conclude our discussion on Ted Bundy and Richard Chase. Thank you for your understanding.

Serial Killer Month Continues at BTE Radio as this week we welcome Author Kevin M. Sullivan to the program to discuss two Serial Killers, Ted Bundy and Richard Chase. In the first half hour Shawn Donley and Marianne Donley of Paranormal Activity Network Investigation Center Database (PANICd.com)​ Panic'D and Dark Shadow Ghost Tours​ drop by with the latest edition of "The Haunted Spotlight." Then at 8:30 pm est. Marie and Eric welcome prolific author Kevin M. Sullivan to the show to discuss two of his books, The Bundy Murders, a comprohensive history and Vampire, The Richard Chase murders. To learn more about Kevin M. Sullivan and his collection of publications and books visit www.wildbluepress.com. Join us this week as Serial Killer week continues as we welcome Kevin M. Sullivan to BTE Radio.

6/7/2015 Serial Killer Month Kicks off with Jeff Mudgett and Bloodstains - The true story of H.H. Holmes
June 03, 2015 12:51 PM PDT
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June is another topic theme month as we look into the minds and motives of some of America's most notorious serial killers. We start off the month by welcoming back Author Jeff Mudgett, great great grandson to America's first serial killer H.H. Holmes. We'll talk to Jeff about his startling discovery of his heritage to Holmes and his book written on the life and brutal murders of H.H. Holmes.

About Jeff:

Jeff Mudgett was living a normal life as a practicing attorney when at age 40 he was thrust into the most harrowing chapter of his life.

Learning the facts about his ancestry plunged Mudgett into a full investigation about the forefather from which he unexpectedly learned he was descended, the infamous serial killer, H. H. Holmes.

His book, Bloodstains, takes readers through history, perhaps learning more than they wished to know about the terror and horror Holmes (his great-great-grandfather, Herman Webster Mudgett) reigned down upon innocent victims during the late 19th century. Using the Holmes’ diaries, as depicted in the story, Jeff Mudgett gives us a glimpse into mysteries yet unsolved.

For those who are not familiar with H. H. Holmes and his “Murder Castle” built during the construction of the World's Columbain Exposition in Chicago in 1893, Mudgett’s book, BLOODSTAINS, tells the story from a completely new angle, a personal history combined with methodical research into an ancestor no one would willingly claim. Herman Webster Mudgett was a swinder, a con man, a womanizer and, at his worst, H. H. Holmes, the most atrocious serial killer of all time.

The success of BLOODSTAINS has been a phenomena for a self-published, first time author. Turning down offers from publishers, Mudgett decided to keep control of the book and the way the story was told – his acquaintance with the subject matter couldn’t be turned over to editors and publishers to change.

BLOODSTAINS is Jeff Mudgett’s story and Jeff Mudgett’s book.


5/31/2015 Actress, Comedian, Author, Producer Brett Butler
May 26, 2015 12:35 PM PDT
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This week will be one of our most exciting episodes of BTE Radio as we welcome our most noted and recognizable guest yet!

Shawn and Marianne Donley are back this week with another edition of the "Haunted Spotlight." Brought to us by Panic'D www.panicd.com and Dark Shadow Ghost Tours www.darkshadowghosttours.com.

Then at 8:30 pm Eric and Marie are honored to welcome Comedian, Actress, N.Y. Times Best Selling Author and Producer, Brett Butler.

It's truly an honor to welcome Brett to the show this week as she shares details about her gifts and talents in the Psychic realm and we talk all things Paranormal this week.

About Brett:
She’s a comedian, an actress, a NY Times bestselling author and a producer…

She is Brett Butler – You know her. You love her. HEY, just play along…

From the Hills of Georgia to the Hills of Hollywood she’s driven mighty far just to be here. Born in Montgomery and growing up outside Atlanta’s metropolis -- Brett has lived it, she’s seen it and you can bet she’s heard it too. How else could she hit almost 30 years in the business? Being the eldest of five sisters (we counted twice just to make sure) should have given her plenty of insight into a standup routine. It took a bit more than just five sisters and being raised in the south though. The world got their first taste of the comedic southerner on The Tonight Show in 1987 – The same year a breakthrough came on television as a writer for Country Music Superstar Dolly Parton. Keeping a heavy beat on the New York stand up circuit Brett was unbeknownst on her way to prime time.

In 1992 Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner caught Brett's act and approached her about a role in an upcoming sitcom they were working on. Grace Under Fire was born and Grace Kelly met the world in 1993 premiering on ABC. Brett starred as Grace Kelly, the funny yet witty divorced mother of 3 children with ties to her abusive ex-husband. The show became a prime time hit in its first season. During this time Brett won a Peoples Choice Award for Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series as well as a Q Award for Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series. Brett was also nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three Q Awards (Viewers for Quality Television Awards).Grace Under Fire aired for 5 seasons.

About Me After the 112th episode in 1998 the show came to an end and shortly after, Brett retreated home.

Back in Georgia, she set up shop on a beautiful farm with fifteen animals and the stillness of serenity. Wanting to rediscover life outside of Hollywood, Brett was able to do just that on her north Georgia farm. Animals have long been a part of Brett's life -- now with the passion she's always put forth and being on a farm with plenty of room and time she was able to accommodate her desire to work with them. Dogs, cats, horses and livestock of all kinds -- there were plenty of animals to call her own. Brett's work with local humane societies and animal rescue orginizations consumed the majority of her time back on the farm. While rehabilitating animals, she also found the time to keep writing, touring her standup act and most of all acting. During this time she was cast in roles far and wide including: "Mrs. Harris" (Movie), "My Name is Earl" (TV Series), "Archer" (TV Series) and "The Young and the Restless" (TV Series).

Most recently, Brett has traded in the rolling hills of the Georgia farm for the big city lights of Hollywood California. This time she's been keeping busy filming a recurring role on Charlie Sheen's hit FX sitcom "Anger Management" and her recurring role on the CBS Soap "The Young and the Restless." Keeping her stand up comedy up to par and with more projects in the works -- who knows where you could see the Southern Belle of Comedy next.

Visit her website
and her facebook page

5/24/2015 BTE Creature Features - Lyle Blackburn
May 20, 2015 02:21 PM PDT
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Creature Features is back as we head south to Fouke Arkansas and Bishopville South Carolina and welcome Author, Musician, and Cryptozoologist Lyle Blackburn.

Eric, Marie and Karyn talk with Lyle Blackburn about his research, and books The Beast of Boggy Creek and the Lizardman of Bishopville South Carolina and look at some famous Creatures of the south!

About Lyle...

Lyle Blackburn is an author, musician, and cryptid researcher from Texas. His investigative cryptozoology books, The Beast of Boggy Creek and Lizard Man, reflect his life-long fascination with legends and sighting reports of real-life 'monsters.' During his research, Lyle has often explored the remote reaches of the southern U.S. in search of shadowy creatures said to inhabit the dense backwoods and swamplands of these areas.

Lyle is also a staff writer for the monthly horror magazine, Rue Morgue, and founder of the rock band Ghoultown.

Lyle has been heard on numerous radio programs including Coast To Coast AM, and has appeared on various television shows airing on Discovery, Animal Planet, Destination America, A&E, HGTV, and CBS.

Most recently, Lyle served as a consulting producer and special episode host for the tv show Monsters and Mysteries in America.

To learn more about Lyle visit his website www.lyleblackburn.com and join us this week for another episode of BTE Radio's Creature Features.

5/17/2015 The Psychic Lawyer Mark Anthony Evidence of Eternity
May 13, 2015 03:17 PM PDT
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In the first part of the show we have some exciting announcements and welcome back Shawn and Marianne Donley of Dark Shadow Ghost Tours and Panic'D with our next segment of "The Haunted Spotlight!"

At 8:30, Eric and Marie are excited to welcome "The Psychic Lawyer" Mark Anthony to the program to talk with Mark about his best selling latest book "Evidence of Eternity." Between 9 and 9:30 pm Est, Mark has agreed to give mini-readings and we will limit the readings to one question per caller.

Mark Anthony the Psychic Lawyer® is the author of the best-sellers Evidence of Eternity and Never Letting Go. He is a world-renowned fourth generation psychic medium who communicates with spirits. Mark is an Oxford educated attorney licensed to practice law in Florida, Washington D.C. and before the United States Supreme Court. In England he studied Mediumship at the prestigious Arthur Findlay College for the Advancement of Psychic Science. Mark is featured regularly on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX Television and on major talk radio shows such as Coast to Coast AM, Darkness Radio, and Sirius XM as a psychic medium, paranormal expert and legal analyst in high profile murder cases. He is a featured speaker at conventions, expos and spiritual organizations such as the Edgar Cayce A.R.E. and universities including Harvard, Brown and Yale.

An engaging, enlightening, informative and humorous talk show guest, Mark also performs readings for audience members and discusses a wide range of topics which include:

The Psychic Lawyer®

• Growing up in a Psychic Family The “Sixth Sense meets Everybody Loves Raymond!”
• When the Legal System and the Paranormal Collide Psychic Scams, “My house is haunted, can I sue?”
• Demonic Possession “The Devil Made Me Do It Defense” A legal analyst for high profile murder trials.
• Visiting Crime Scenes and Haunted Locations
• Criminology Understanding crimes and criminals and the cycle of “Grief-Crime-Grief.”

Inspirational and Healing

• Intuition as the Key to Your Success
• Evidence for the Afterlife
• Using Spirit Contact to Help Heal Grief
• The Scientific Theory behind Spirit Communication
• The Mysterious Psychic Gland

Seasonal and Cutting Edge

• The Haunted White House (President’s Day, Fourth of July and Halloween)
• Demystifying Superstition: The Truth behind 666 and Friday the 13th (Halloween, Friday 13th and April Fool’s Day)
• The True meaning of the Star of Bethlehem and the Gifts of the Magi (Christmas & Three King’s Day)
• The Symbolism of Christmas & Did Santa really come down the Chimney? (upbeat and fun for Christmas)
• Does Faith require Proof, and is the “Shroud of Turin” that Proof? (Easter)


5/10/2015 Jodi Foster and Forgotten Burial
May 10, 2015 12:03 PM PDT
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This week Eric and Marie welcome Author and Haunted Survivor Jodi Foster.

Jodi joins us this week to share her story with us as seen on the Sci Fy Channels episode of "The Apartment" of Paranormal Witness. Jodi Foster; is a radio and TV personality, and an Author of two published books with a third one in the works. .Jodi's true paranormal story was featured on SyFy channel’s Paranormal Witness, and called The Apartment. This true crime paranormal story is connected to a famous criminal, Cameron Hooker and his wife Janice. A sadistic lumber mill worker, and his wife who made national and international headlines during much of the eighties, and continues to be on the FBI’s top ten list of abduction, torture and sex slavery cases in American History. The story is known as The Girl in the Box
The first two of three books, Forgotten Burial: A Cry for Justice from beyond the grave and her second book Forgotten Burial: It’s a Matter of Perception are both available for purchase on her website.
This incredible journey realizes a promise Jodi made to herself and the victims involved in this incredible story. TO TELL THEIR STORY, so that justice could and will be served.Forgotten Burial is much more than a ghost story, it’s a true crime paranormal journey of discovery.Jodi moved to 125 Parmac Road in Chico, California, in the year 2000. Never in her wildest dreams would she have imagined the terror and confusion she was about to experience. Lights flashing, the hands of the clock turning, and her three-year-old daughter’s toy, a “Sing and Snore Ernie” doll, mysteriously relocated to the center of my living room, screaming, “I feel great! I feel great! I feel great!”… all occurred on the first night she moved in. The strange anomalies continued. This paranormal adventure introduced her to the characters involved in an incredible and horrifying drama; the ghost of a missing college student, a seven year sex slave and numerous others connected to and affected by the terrifying couple.
To find out more about Jodi's story tune in this Sunday night. Be sure to visit her website at www.jodifoster.net

5/3/2015 The UFO Phenomenon with Robert Davis Phd
May 03, 2015 08:49 AM PDT
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This week Eric and Marie look to the heavens as we take a look at the UFO Phenomenon with Robert Davis Phd and author of The UFO Phenomenon. Are you a believver in extra-terrestrial live and UFO's? Maybe after Sunday night you will believe!

About Robert:

Robert Davis, Ph.D is an internationally recognized scientist in his field, and served as a professor at the State University of New York for over 30 years. He graduated with a B.A. and M.A. from the City University of New York and with a Ph.D in Hearing Science and Audiology from The Ohio State University. Dr. Davis has published over 40 articles in scholarly journals and several book chapters on various topics in clinical audiology, the effects of noise on hearing, and auditory neuroscience. He has also lectured on these topics at national and international conferences and was awarded several major grants to fund research in the hearing sciences. His research and investigation into the UFO phenomenon convinced him that the phenomenon remains unresolved, is a source of considerable debate among millions worldwide, and is a very important concern unfortunately ignored by the general scientific community. He advocates for the need to advance our understanding of the phenomenon through the development of a governance structure to provide the necessary leadership, direction, and related resource support, both human and fiscal, for a multidisciplinary team of leading scholars to study the phenomenon.

Dr. Davis has written a book on the UFO phenomenon, entitled The UFO Phenomenon: Should I Believe?

Published by Schiffer Publishing (www.schifferbooks.com) available on Amazon in February 2015

4/26/2015 Paranormal News and Discussion with Chris Nicastro
April 25, 2015 03:22 PM PDT
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This week the Paranormal News and Review returns to BTE Radio with one of our new Paranormal News Correspondents Chris Nicastro.

In the first half hour Shawn Donelly from Dark Shadow Ghost Tours joins us to talk about the upcoming Mahoning Valley Paranormal Connection.

Then at 8:30, Chris Nicastro joins us and reads the latest news headlines covering a variety of topics including Ghosts, Hauntings, UFO's, Aliens, Cryptids and Creatures and more. Eric and Marie will be joining in commenting and discussing the stories Chris delivers.

About Chris Nicastro

Chris hails from Gloucester (pronounced gloster) Massachusetts. Chris has always been interested in anything paranormal since childhood, and has always been able to "sense" different energies growing up. While getting a psychic reading was told he had the gifts of clairsentience, clairaudience, was an empath but his greatest gift will be healing others. Chris started taking various classes in 2006 which included developing intuitive gifts, aura visualization and Chakra clearing. In 2007 starting taking Usui Reiki healing classes and by 2009 attained his Usui Reiki Master/Teacher certification. While practicing Reiki, Chris discovered he could use crystals for various healings. In 2010 he started doing Angel card readings and starting performing house clearings, which involve removing negative energies/spirits from locations. Also a member ( NEG) New England Ghost which is a paranormal investigation team that works throughout New England, US, Canada and parts of Europe.

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