Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Spooky Halloween

Halloween is Almost Here

If the real world isn’t scary enough, there are plenty of shows that are willing to help spook you into staying awake all night.

Coast to Coast will offer their legendary Ghost to Ghost show, you can view some archives here

NPR has some Halloween tricks and audio treats we love that folks are even gathering playlists so you can make your haunted house or Halloween party complete!

If you want some nostalgia, this is a great post with 31 scary old time radio episodes for Halloween.

If you’re looking to try something new, we’ve found a couple things for you to try:

The Nosleep Podcast  comes with this warning:  This is a horror fiction podcast. It is intended for mature adults, not the faint of heart. Join us at your own risk.

The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist’s search for truth and paranormal activity.

Let us know how you will be spending your Halloween and you’ll be entered to win a Unity Plus LED Flashlight to help you see in the dark.

Do you have a party or go to one? Take the kids or grand kids trick or treating? Listen to spooky radio or watch scary movies? Tell us in the comments below. One entry per person please. 3 winners will be chosen on November 2nd.

Throwing a Party This Holiday Season?

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If you’re throwing a party this holiday, C. Crane has some products for you! Whether it’s your annual Halloween Spookfest, a Thanksgiving Feast, or National Lampoon’s Christmas – we’ve got you covered.

The Senta Ally Bluetooth Speaker is a great addition to any party. Load up your favorite Pandora station or your playlist and you’re ready to go. The music will fill a medium sized room though it’s small enough to sit on a shelf out of the way.

If you have a more specific audio preference, we have the AEGO Speaker System which offers amazing sound for the money.  It even comes with a remote so you can control what is heard and when you hear it.

The FM Transmitter comes in particularly handy, especially if you want to send ghoulish sounds or great music around your home. Setup a handful of FM Radios in strategic places and let the good times roll!

And last but certainly not least, the small, indispensable Power Vivid LED flashlight. This is the go to flashlight for all your party needs. Don’t get stuck using your phone’s flashlight, this little guy is so much better and doesn’t drain your phone battery! Great for trick or treating or as a stocking stuffer.

What parties are you planning this season? Tell us in the comments and be entered to win two Power Vivid LED pocket flashlights. Drawing will be October 27th. Please only one entry per person.

The Big C. Crane Move

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C. Crane’s big move to our new building has been a very memorable experience. Last Friday, October 30th, we celebrated our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony along with a big Halloween themed shindig for members from the Fortuna Community. Below is a wonderful article published by Talkers writer, Michael Harrison, as well as a few pictures taken from the event.

C. Crane’s Impressive New Building.

The family-owned-and-operated C. Crane company has been in business since it was founded at the Crane family’s kitchen table in 1983 selling AM antennas for the love of talk radio. Pictured, you see the staff of the AM/FM radio and accessories vendor posing during the ribbon-cutting outside C. Crane’s newly remodeled 14,000 square foot facility.  Local dignitaries and employees decided they might as well celebrate Halloween at the same since a big move like this is kind of scary.  Company founder Bob Crane says the new digs provide improved efficiency and better access for customers to the new showroom.  He says, “Our ability to design and manufacture new proprietary radio products has dramatically accelerated with the new facility.”

Read the Talkers article here: http://www.talkers.com/?s=c+crane&x=0&y=0

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Too Afraid to Turn Off the Lights

Watching scary movies, over indulging in Halloween candy, finding the perfect costume – all hallmarks of Halloween. But the things that let your imagination get the best of you, those are the things that make you afraid to turn off the lights. Sometimes it’s a good book, or a radio show that leaves everything to your over active imagination. You know it’s happened when you’re turning on every light in the house and you believe that the cupboard doors are now opening on their own because you are certain that you closed them last night. If you’re ready for your imagination (or that of others) to take you away, get ready to listen in. There are several radio hosts who are hosting Halloween specials and you aren’t going to want to miss out.

DEAD AIR! Art Bell wants your scary story! Send in your scary story and he will read the most interesting ones on air, and if he likes yours best, you will receive a call from Art during his show on 10/30 to discuss your experience live. Art Bell – http://artbell.com/dead-air-promo-video/

George Noory hosts our traditional “Ghost to Ghost” show, where callers share tales of ghostly encounters and contact with the afterlife. In the first hour, leading expert on the paranormal, Rosemary Ellen Guiley, will discuss Black Mirrors crying, and how this technique is used to contact the dead – http://www.coasttocoastam.com/show/2015/10/30

https://www.otrcat.com/scary-halloween-old-time-radio-shows

http://www.oldtimeradiofans.com/halloween-old-time-radio-shows.php

http://tunein.com/radio/Halloween-c2408131/