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Sep 21, 2020


In a love letter to Halloween, Jeff C. Carter wrote 31 fun-sized Halloween tales and compiled them all into one great book, We Bleed Orange and Black. In this seriously funky year, Jeff hopes that it helps to fill a void while also putting you in the Halloween spirit! Discussions also include childhood nostalgia, masks and candy, and the Japanese tradition of Bon Odori. Visit for more.


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In this episode

Episode Teaser :00

Intro 1:00

Looking for more Halloween episodes? Check out the Big Seance Halloween archive at 1:37

Jeff C. Carter’s Bio 2:23

Book description for We Bleed Orange and Black 3:23

Jeff is an animal lover who loves to travel, and he has some great stories of meeting wild animals! 5:15

The origin story of how this collection of Halloween stories came together. 10:03

There’s a little something for everyone in this book! 13:00

We Bleed Orange and Black contains around 10 stories that are appropriate for children. 14:00

Nostalgia is the glue that holds Halloween together. 15:50

Going back to Jeff and Patrick’s childhood, plus the atmosphere and weather of Halloween. 17:00

The fun of old school costumes and masks 21:50

What’s up with dressing as a hobo? 23:50

What does Halloween look like in 2020? 27:22

Mixing salad and fudge, the Christmas Creep, Halloween in Los Angeles, and the need to kickoff Halloween early this year and to hit it hard. 31:00

Jeff doesn’t need movies to get him into the Halloween spirit. 39:02

Halloween candy 40:17

“A lot of people think that all ghosts wear tricorner hats.” 46:15

We Bleed Orange and Black is a love letter to Halloween. 50:13

The Japanese tradition of Obon Odori 51:39

Where to find Jeff 54:33

International Podcast Day is September 30th! How will YOU celebrate? 55:23

A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 55:53

Outro 57:52


For more on Jeff C. Carter

We Bleed Orange and Black on Amazon

Instagram: @jeffc.carter 

Twitter: @Carterwroteit


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