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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 Hotline   Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
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 Bonnie MacNara Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
In which Carla tells two stories that explain finding cupcakes in dark places: one is her story, one is Leonard Cohen's. Referenced reading: The Flame, by Leonard Cohen: his full acceptance speech for the Prince of Asturias Award, on October 21, 2011, from which I quoted in this episode, begins on page 267. Leonard Cohen at Apple Music Greg Behrendt, “There Might Be Cake”, Original Uncool (2011): Apple Music, Spotify My favorite happy socks. I own several sets, and I like to mix and match them at random.   Referenced episodes: My own sexual assault: This Girl Just Had a Bad Date, A Different World (in the wider perspective of the Bill Cosby trial and growing up in the Cosby era) Christmas last year: What the Dickens, Victorian Christmas: The Goblin and the Paw Theme song: “Comadreamers I” by Haunted Me, off their Pleasure album: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Haunted_Me/Pleasure/ Promo: Shelf Addiction http://shelfaddiction.com/podcast   How to Support Cupcakes: Sponsor: Audible Sponsor: Birchbox Sponsor: Care/Of Vitamins  Patreon: Cupcakes Flattr: flattr/@theremightbecupcakes   Where to Find Cupcakes: Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: @mightbecupcakes Instagram: @theremightbecupcakes YouTube channel Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend Contact: carla@theremightbecupcakes.com Google Voice: 434-214-0873
In which Carla explains what it was like to grow up as a '70's kid with Cosby as "America's Dad", especially as a survivor of violent sexual assault.   RAINN: About Sexual Assault | Types of Sexual Violence | Laws in Your State | Help Someone You Care About | Self-Care After Trauma | National Sexual Assault Hotline   Recommended reading: Maya Angelou  Audre Lorde   Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend  
...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 more info: Episode 4: And Things That Go Bump in the Night   Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
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: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
  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 Wizard and Eli   Eating Disorder Self-Screening Tool (for ages 13 and up) Eating Disorder Hotlines: US: 800-931-2237 or support via online chat Canada: 866-633-4220 UK: 01494793223 or support via email support@eatingdisorderssupport.co.uk AUS: 1800 33 4673 or support via email support@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or via online chat   Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
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: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
In which Carla reads a lesser-known Poe story, "The Oval Portrait".   Show Notes: Story Read: "The Oval Portrait”, Edgar Allan Poe, April 1842 Read online with linked vocabulary words and references at Poestories.com Recommended Reading: The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde, Norton Critical Edition   Referenced Episodes: 1 Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetomeetcha 39 Sweet 51 Elegant Nastiness 53 Exquisite Mayhem   Sources: Edgar Allan Poe A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work by Dawn B. Sova  Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales and Poems with Selected Essays  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Oval_Portrait Dario Argento, Maestro Auteur or Master Misogynist?: Argento and the Giallo by Will Wright   Theme song and stinger: “Comadreamers I” by Haunted Me, off their Pleasure album: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Haunted_Me/Pleasure/   How to Support Cupcakes: Sponsor: Audible Sponsor: Birchbox Sponsor: Care/Of Vitamins  Patreon: Cupcakes Flattr: flattr/@theremightbecupcakes   Where to Find Cupcakes: Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: @mightbecupcakes Instagram: @theremightbecupcakes YouTube channel Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend Contact: carla@theremightbecupcakes.com Google Voice: 434-214-0873
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: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
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 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: theremightbecupcakes.com Website entry, with more info: Episode 1: Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha   Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
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 entry, with more info: Episode 1: Poe and Carla and Cupcakes: Nicetameetcha   Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes  
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 Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
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 bobbles in speaking and (horror) off-key crooning. This is real life stuff.   Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
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: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
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 Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes   Music in this episode: Haunted Me
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 Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
In which Carla faces down the shame that can come from POTS’ symptoms.   Other episodes about Chronic Illness: 12: Driving, Dancing, and Pizza Hut 30: A Zebra with No Spoons   The Mighty.com: All About POTS by People with POTS   Website: theremightbecupcakes.com Network: Braintrust Network Show Page Sponsor: Audible Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Patreon: Cupcakes Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
In which Carla reads to you fairy tales and folklore all about losing one’s grip.   Recommended reading from this episode: The Haunters and the Haunted, ed. Ernest Rhys  The Complete Fairy Tales Grimm  Gregory Maguire: Mirror, Mirror Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister Wicked Son of a Witch A Lion Among Men Out of Oz   Website: theremightbecupcakes.comhttp://theremightbecupcakes.com/ Network: Braintrust Network Show Pagehttp://braintrust.fm/shows/there-might-be-cupcakes/ Sponsor: Audiblehttp://audibletrial.com/mightbecupcakes Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakeshttp://facebook.com/theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakeshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/theremightbecupcakes/ Twitter: mightbecupcakeshttp://twitter.com/mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakeshttp://instagram.com/theremightbecupcakes Patreon: Cupcakeshttps://www.patreon.com/carlahaunted Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
In which Carla reads Jennifer McMahon's short story "The Mill Girl", released especially for Halloween 2018. "The Mill Girl" copyright 2018 Jennifer McMahon, published by Penguin Random House Music: “Comadreamers I”, Haunted Me Official Site for Jennifer McMahon  Recommended reading: Promise Not to Tell Island of Lost Girls Dismantled Don’t Breathe a Word  The One I Left Behind  The Winter People The Night Sister  Burntown    Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
In which Carla revisits the Victorian Christmas tradition of scary stories at Christmas by reading two classics of the era--and, in doing so, explores the not-well-known genesis of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, to boot. Things get silly and eerie in turn. Come sit by the fire and enjoy some cupcakes and wassail. Related and Referenced Episode: 32: What the Dickens   Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes A picture a day project on Instagram: #apictureaday2018carla Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend, Goodreads podcast group (newly born!)
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 Be Cupcakes Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
In which Carla interviews horror author Mike Bockoven, creator of FantasticLand (2016) and Pack (2018).   Mike Bockoven: Facebook: facebook.com/BockovenBooks Twitter: @mikebockoven Instagram: @mikebockoven FantasticLand  Pack   How to Support Cupcakes: Sponsor: Audible Sponsor: Birchbox Sponsor: Care/Of Vitamins  Patreon: Cupcakes Flattr: flattr/@theremightbecupcakes   Where to Find Cupcakes: Facebook Page: theremightbecupcakes Facebook Group: There Might Be Cupcakes Twitter: @mightbecupcakes Instagram: @theremightbecupcakes YouTube channel Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Goodreads: Goodreads podcast bookshelf. add Carla as a friend
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 Twitter: mightbecupcakes Instagram: theremightbecupcakes Host: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
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: theremightbecupcakes.podbean Sponsor: Audible Patreon: Cupcakes
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Started
Apr 29th, 2017
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
63
Avg. Episode Length
31 minutes
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