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Comicon Update and The Spirit of Halloween
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David Glanzer returns to talk about APE and give us an update on Comic Con 2011, and actress Eileen Dietz will be calling in to talk about her career and her most famous role in The Exorcist. Then, author John Kachuba drops by to talk about his books. (Another Spirit of Halloween interview, so what do you think he writes about?). And finally, Bryan Patterson drops by to talk about The Callson Manor, not your average haunted attraction.
Episode Segments:
 
GSRS HR 1: APE and Captain Howdy
Comicon PR director David Glanzer returns to Geek Speak to give us the scoop on this weekends APE con in San Francisco. Then, we go behind the scenes of the Excorcist with actress Eileen Dietz, who talks about some of her iconic scenes in the movie. Plus, a review of the latest episode of The Event
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GSRS HR 2: Ghost Hunting
Author John Kachuba is convinced that there are actually ghosts, but he has seen heard about some amazing things! We’ll find out more about his books and involvement with the Ghosthunter series. Then – find out about the unique haunted house experience that is The Callson Manor in the Sacramento area.
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Links to Related Websites:
Learn More About APE At The Comicon Website
APE- The Alternative Press Expo, Saturday & Sunday October 16-17 in San Francisco

America's Haunted Road Trips
America's Haunted Road Trip is a book series published by Clerisy Press (Cincinnati, OH). The books in this series can help you find the answers to your questions about ghosts.

Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
John Kachuba
John B. Kachuba's new book is Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers, and Other Investigators of America's Paranormal World, published in 2007 by New Page Books. He is also the author of Ghosthunting Illinois and Ghosthunting Ohio, How to Write Funny, and Why is this Job Killing Me? (Co-authored with his wife, Mary A. Newman, PhD). John’s short fiction and nonfiction have been widely published in such publications as: Tin House, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Connecticut Review, Dogwood, Savannah Literary Review, Antioch Review, Poets & Writers, America’s Civil War, Cincinnati Magazine, American Profile, and many others. He has received several awards for his fiction, including the 2004 Dogwood Fiction Prize. He holds advanced degrees in Creative Writing from Antioch University (Yellow Springs, OH) and Ohio University. He has taught writing at both the University of Cincinnati and Ohio University. He is also on the faculty of the Gotham Writers Workshop. John is a noted conference speaker and presenter and has appeared at Wildacres Writing Workshop, Florida Suncoast Writers Conference, Columbus Writers Conference, Erma Bombeck Humor Writing Workshop, Blooming Grove Writers Conference, West Virginia Ghost Hunters and Spirituality Conference, Haunted America Conference, and Victory of Light Psychic Festival, among others. He has also spoken on many radio and television programs throughout the country and internationally. John lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife Mary.

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Eileen Dietz
From the Oscar winning film, THE EXORCIST, and the Emmy winning movie-of-the-week, HELTER SKELTER, to the Emmy winning daytime drama, GENERAL HOSPITAL, and the Tony winning play, STEAMBATH, Eileen Dietz has been involved in some of the best and most exciting projects in the motion picture and television industry.

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Callson Manor