There Might Be Cupcakes Podcast

There Might Be Cupcakes Podcast

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Books, Horror Movies, Virginian and North Carolinan True Crime, Paranormal, Personal Stories, Personal Paranormal Stories, DIY, Writing & Whimsy
37: More Things About INFJMe
Apr 1 • 25 min
In which Carla furthers explores what it means to be an introvert using horror, My So-Called Life, knitting, lists (always lists), music, and John Carpenter v. Rob Zombie. Also marshmallows under the broiler. Suggested reading: Quiet: The Power of…
36: Chasing That Skinny
Mar 17 • 37 min
In which Carla and Eli Sirota discuss their own past and healing eating disorders, and the layers of stigma for men with eating disorders in seeking treatment. Suggested reading material: Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse Anderson Eli’s podcast: Blizzard the…
35: Unexpected UVA Voices
Mar 5 • 26 min
In which Carla proves that life is what happens when you’re making other plans (John Lennon was right), and, instead of recording an interview, records EVPs instead. Suggested reading material: Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific…
Remastered 04: And Things That Go Bump in the Night
Feb 27 • 38 min
…aka, True Boo, Part Two. In which Carla experiences voices, the movement of objects, footsteps and more in two of her own homes—and proves herself to be a glutton for punsihment by deliberately traveling to two more haunted locations. Website entry, with…
Remastered 03: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties…
Feb 15 • 35 min
In which Carla realizes she has been haunted, one way or another, her entire life—and that may not necessarily be a bad thing. Website entry: Episode 3: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long Legged Beasties… Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page:…
34: This Girl Just Had a Bad Date
Feb 1 • 24 min
In which Carla tells her own story of being a true crime victim and sexual violence survivor. RAINN: About Sexual Assault | Types of Sexual Violence | Laws in Your State | Help Someone You Care About | Self-Care After Trauma | National Sexual Assault…
Remastered 02: Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara
Jan 31 • 34 min
Remastered, aka re-edited and recompressed, episode 2. In which Carla explores the stories of two mothers who killed their young children: one fictional, one frighteningly real, both related. Website entry, with more info: Episode 2: Casey Anthony and…
Remastered 01: Poe & Cupcakes & Carla: Nicetameetcha
Jan 24 • 17 min
Remastered, aka re-edited and recompressed, episode 1: It’s still a “first episode”, but it’s cleaned up, and the transitions are smoother. Enjoy. In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror poetry is a thing, and cupcakes are…
33: Best Fiction of 2017
Jan 10 • 19 min
In which Carla analyzes the books she read in 2017, and reviews and shares the best fiction. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram:…
32: What the Dickens
Dec 23, 2017 • 31 min
In which Carla shares the Victorian tradition of scary Christmas stories. Come, sit by the fire for some M. R. James and some Saki (H. H. Munro). Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night. Boo. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page:…
31: Christmas Cupcakes
Dec 10, 2017 • 19 min
In which Carla shares personal stories from childhood Christmases, and shares how she and her family found cupcakes in the unlikeliest of places. These are the stories that weren’t funny then, but are now. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page:…
30: A Zebra with No Spoons
Dec 1, 2017 • 27 min
In which Carla gets really honest about what it is like to have chronic pain, to be chronically ill, and to be disabled. Let’s get real, honest, and awkward. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might…
29: Unpacking the Bunny
Nov 19, 2017 • 19 min
In which Carla unpacks the urban legend of the Bunyman Bridge, which she told in episode 27, for Halloween. Axes and symbolism and superstitions, o my! Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be…
28: Watching the Detectives, Part 2
Nov 8, 2017 • 63 min
In which Carla reads from her own novel-in-progress, continuing from Episode 14: Watching the Detectives, Part 1 In this investigative vacuum, the public and the press are left to fill in the space with theories, and that is exactly what is occurring. On…
27: Halloween Enormous Stories
Oct 30, 2017
In which… Contributing Podcasts: Creepy Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children The Murder Road Trip Podcast Evil Podcast The Trail Went Cold Encrypted Podcast 36 Times Moms & Murder True Crime Island Cold Case Notes There Might Be Cupcakes Bless This Mess The…
26: Pilgrim at Little Piney River
Oct 26, 2017 • 17 min
In which Carla explores a Pulitzer Prize winning book, and her own Virginia mountain and river. (That is the fifth draft—each time it sounds disturbing or dirty. It probably still does.) This episode is dedicated to Greg Behrendt and Jerry Berry. Pilgrim…
25: True Poe
Oct 14, 2017 • 21 min
In which Carla continues to celebrate October by exploring the true stories behind Poe’s fiction. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram:…
24: The Bell Tale Heart
Oct 7, 2017 • 14 min
In which Carla commemorates the anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death by exploring its mysteries…and reading his poetry to you. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter:…
23: Look At This Tangle of Thorns
Sep 30, 2017 • 51 min
In which, to commemorate Banned Books Week and International Podcast Day, Carla reads the first chapter of three frequently challenged and banned books to you. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There…
22: Black Bread, Water, and Horses
Sep 28, 2017 • 23 min
In which Carla tells the 19th century story of a mysterious German child with quite the tale to tell, Kasper Hauser. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes…
21: Nine Days and Two Car Seats
Sep 21, 2017 • 32 min
In which Carla tells the story of the murder of Michael and Alex Smith, and the racial hoax version of the “bushy haired stranger” that their mother, their murderer, perpetrated on a region and the country for nine days. Episode Voices: Jeff Richardson:…
20: Green Foundlings: Fae or Nay?
Sep 13, 2017 • 64 min
In which Carla examines the likelihood, the science, and the archetypes of the Land of Faerie, based upon a documented and supposed-to-be paranormal visitation of green children. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes…
19: The King’s Eclipse
Sep 6, 2017 • 24 min
In which Carla starts with Dolores Claiborne and Gerald’s Game—Stephen King’s planned In the Path of the Eclipse—and explores folktales used to explain solar eclipses. It gets weird. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes…
18: Yellow
Aug 29, 2017 • 36 min
In which Carla reads to you from the best in horror. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean…
17: Wolves and Hoods
Aug 23, 2017 • 24 min
In which Carla has ventured off the well-trodden path…and uses books as breadcrumbs. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes…
16: I’ve Got Something In My Pocket
Aug 15, 2017 • 18 min
In which Carla shares stories from seven years of being a Girl Scout: Brownie, Junior, and assistant leader of Cadettes. Welcome to Girl World. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes…
15: Old School Brownies
Aug 8, 2017 • 14 min
In which Carla plans a Girl Scouts family stories episode…but Ehlers-Danlos gets in the way. So she reads to you. Yet stays on topic. Sort of. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes…
14: Watching the Detectives
Aug 1, 2017 • 62 min
In which Carla reads to you from her novel, which is based upon a missing person true crime case. And they were all rich. Rich in looks, rich in opportunity, rich in already wasted opportunities, rich in network, and rich in funds. And rich in…
13: 20 Things About INFJMe
Jul 25, 2017 • 11 min
In which Carla makes yet another list…this one about herself. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host:…
12: Driving, Dancing, and Pizza Hut
Jul 18, 2017 • 48 min
In which Carla shares her experience of becoming chronically ill and disabled through writings that have been friends-only until now, from the very beginning. Note: This episode, because it is so honest, is not polished. It was done in one take. There are…
11: Wonder Woman and Highway 29
Jul 10, 2017 • 20 min
In which Carla names the missing and murdered along Highway 29 in the state of Virginia, introducing the listener to each one…and also introduces the listener to her best friend, Anisa Matthews, who was murdered by a stalker. Episode 2 in the true crime…
10: Boo Without Goo: Scary Movies For the Squeamish
Jul 2, 2017 • 29 min
In which Carla expands a horror movie project that began as a challenge from her best friend: what high-quality horror movies don’t have gore? Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes…
09: Family Trees
Jun 24, 2017 • 26 min
In which Carla climbs her family trees and shakes out all the delicious nuts. This is going to be a fun ride and a tasty feast. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter:…
08: Toxic Doxology
Jun 17, 2017 • 28 min
In which Carla continues to explore the Anthony and MacNara families, reviews classic cases of filicide and neonatalcide mentioned in episode 2, and continues the story of the MacNara familiy from episode 2, with new voices. subjects: true crime, fiction,…
07: Big Star in a Small Town
Jun 11, 2017 • 34 min
In which Carla starts her true crime series Against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth, with the murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, and the attempted murder of Vicki Gardner. Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page:…
06: Let’s Go to the Movies
Jun 3, 2017 • 33 min
In which Carla explores all things book-to-movie, including that dorky audio fan letter about this subject she sent to Patton Oswalt, and her unusual behavior in movie theaters as a child (hint: it isn’t what you think). Plus: a related top-ten list,…
05: Haunted Me and the Red Book
May 26, 2017 • 23 min
…and a true crime mystery from Carla’s past to solve. Truly! In which Carla extolls the haunting music of the musician she has been highlighting in episodes, bemoans the dentist appointment that makes this episode short (but 1 of 2 this week!), and reads…
04: And Things That Go Bump In the Night…
May 19, 2017 • 38 min
…aka, True Boo, Part Two. In which Carla experiences voices, the movement of objects, footsteps and more in two of her own homes—and proves herself to be a glutton for punsihment by deliberately traveling to two more haunted locations. Website entry, with…
03: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties…
May 12, 2017 • 35 min
In which Carla realizes she has been haunted, one way or another, her entire life—and that may not necessarily be a bad thing. Website entry, with more info: http://www.theremightbecupcakes.com/episode-3-ghoulies/
02: Casey Anthony and Bonnie MacNara
May 5, 2017 • 34 min
In which Carla explores the stories of two mothers who killed their young children: one fictional, one frighteningly real, both related. Website entry, with more info: http://www.theremightbecupcakes.com/episode-2-casey-anthony-bonnie-macnara/
01: Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha
Apr 28, 2017 • 17 min
In which Carla explains why eccentric doesn’t equal crazy, that horror poetry is a thing, and cupcakes are linked to better mental health. And books. So many books. Believe only half of what you see, and nothing of what you hear. –Edgar Allan Poe Website…