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The Old Spaghetti Factory

Posted in Canada, ghosts, horror, locations, news with tags , , , on October 12, 2016 by chrisdsav

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For many Canadians, especially in British Columbia, it’s a fairly well known fact that the Old Spaghetti Factory in Vancouver is haunted. So as the Canadian co-host I feel that it is my job to tell our viewers about all the weird events that have taken place there over the years.

Now, there are supposedly four ghosts that haunt the Old Spaghetti Factory. The first is an unknown little girl. She is best known for sitting by the front window holding a balloon. One time a friend of the general manager was in the restaurant and he had a conversation with her that lasted for several minutes. The little girl told him that she was looking for her mother. Naturally he went to tell the manager, but by the time they returned the girl was gone.

The second(and best known) ghost is the spirit of a tram conductor. The conductor is known to frequent the old trolley car that is parked inside the restaurant. The trolley was built in New Westminister in 1904. It was once part of the B.C Electric Railway companys fleet of electric trams and served as public transit in and around Vancouver for years. The trolley was decommissioned in 1957 and installed in the building in 1969 during the set up of the restaurant. Now it sits in the restaurant filled with dining tables and chairs for guests to eat in.

It’s up for debate whether the conductors spirit came with the trolley or not. There are some who say he died in a collision on an underground railroad below the restaurant. However, that is highly unlikely as Vancouvers trolley cars all ran street level and the building itself has no historical connection with the B.C Electric Railway Company. That being said, most assume the ghost came with the tram car.

Regardless of his orgin, many staff member have seen the conductor. He will always appear sitting at the same dining table in the tram car late at night after closing. Staff members have also noticed place settings mysteriously move inside the tram car as well as inexplicable cold spots.

The third ghost is a young boy. In 2012 he scared the crap out of some poor female server. She was in the back section closing up for the night and while setting tables she saw a boy run past her to the very back. She obviously thought it was strange so she followed him. The little boy had ran behind a table along the back wall, turned, and looked up at her. Nobody knows exactly what she saw when he looked up at her, but it was obviously terrifying. The poor girl ran to the front to tell the manager and quit on the spot.

After that incident a psychic came in and was able to identify the boy as “Edward”. She also pointed out that there was apparently a vortex located at the back of the resturaunt. A vortex is essentially a portal to other dimensons that allows spirits to come to our world. Some people believe they are linked to Earth’s electromagnetic fields and that influences where they’re located as well as when they open or close. The psychic also claimed that several small artifacts decorating the restaurant have spirits attached to them.

Edward is also thought to be responsible for bending cutlery on tables in the back of the restaurant. One night during close a staff member walked through the back area to make sure that the place settings had been properly laid out. That staff member, as well as a few others, saw that each cutlery item on one of the tables was bent upwards. By the time they were able to get a manager to check it out, it was all back to normal. He also sometimes puts a chair on top of a table for staff to find in the morning.

The fourth and final ghost is my personal favourite. He is a small, mischievous spirit with red hair known as the “Little red man”. He is known to call out staff members names and stroll through the kitchen.

His favourite prank is to surprise ladies in the womens washroom. One time two ladies were in the washroom and theysaw a dwarvish man leave one of the stalls dressed in a red shirt and long johns. After laughing at their reactions, he left the washroom. After asking around, the ladies discovered that nobody else had seen him leave. One of the women had apparently taken his picture. However, when she had the film developed, he was a blur. Nobody knows who this man is or why he haunts the Old Spaghetti Factory, but one thing is obvious. This ghost definitely has a good sense of humor.

So those are the four ghosts of the Old Spaghetti Factory in Vancouver, British Columbia. If you’re feeling brave and would like to visit, check out their website for the location and phone number. http://www.oldspaghettifactory.ca

 

Shadows in Salem and a NEW co-Host

Posted in ghosts, Goth, Halloween, Holiday, horror, locations, witches with tags , on September 25, 2016 by chrisdsav

On the show tonight the team behind Shadows in Salem a new collection of Short stories about one of the spookiest towns in America. We will also be debuting our new co-host tonight from Canada Wednesday, stay tuned for more information about her as the night goes on.
Music tonight will be ladies choice from both Amber Dawn Moore and Wednesday
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shadows-in-Salem-Wicked-Tales-from-the-Witch-City/284569478583903

 

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Help Wanted New Co-Host

Posted in entertainment, Fantasy, horror, Horror Host, Horror Movies, Horror Survival News, locations, Monsters, movies, music, radio of horror, Radio Station, websites with tags , , on September 12, 2016 by chrisdsav

Hi every one hope people are reading this

We need a new co-host, we meaning ME…Chris the Host of Radio of Horror since October 2007. I need a new cohost badly its getting to the point I CANT do the show alone any more.

I had a co-host for two years and we got along most of the time. I really need someone who can help with social media and videos and getting new guests, writing new content and blog posts. I would like to expand the you tube channel in a lot of ways and I can’t do it alone. If you or someone you know can help that be great. I am going to continue searching in the New England area for a cohost. Now a Female cohost would be great cuz I would love to get the woman’s perspective on the horror industry and she can bring a unique voice to the show.

If you know of someone please pass this message along to them …thanks.

Rock and Shock

Posted in actors, Convention, Horror Babes, Horror Host, Horror Movies, Horror Survival News, horror/sci-fi cartoon, locations, merchandise, news, Places, radio of horror, Radio Station, sci-fi, slasher movies, travel, websites on October 15, 2015 by chrisdsav

Tomorow kicks off Rock and Shock weekend it is also the weekend we launch the 9th year of Radio of Horror.
Some of the people I’m most interested in meeting are Tobin Bell from the Saw Franchise, George Romero from Night of the Living Dead again. Actors from the Monster Squad, Samantha Mathis from Salems Lot and THe Strain and so many other people. The vendors are great they always have some thing great to purchase.

I appreciate the 9 years we been on the air. This weekend’s guest will be Author Jack Ketchum. A long time friend of the program and his first time live in studio interview with us. I will have a co host my friend Cordilla Abrams will be joining me for the interview.

http://www.rockandshock.com

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Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Fesitval

Posted in Art, authors, Books, Convention, Festival, horror, locations, Monsters on October 2, 2015 by chrisdsav

New England book lovers…remember I told you to keep October 3rd free this year?
Here’s why!
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Saturday, October 3rd, I’ll be hosting the Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival (*free* and open to the public!)

Where: ACT Theater Company, 1632 Osgood Street, Osgood Landing, North Andover, MA 01845. http://www.acttheatercompany.com/

When: 10/3/15 from 1pm till 7:30pm.

What: Horror and Suspense authors from New England – and all around the Northeast U.S. – will be selling and signing books throughout the event, and participating in panel discussions in the theater about New England Horror Tradition, what makes something scary, new fears, and childhood terrors. The event will conclude with a quintet of authors doing a live reading of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Who: Oh, this is the best part. Authors signing and speaking that day include:

Joe Hill
Kelly Link
Brian Keene
Sarah Langan
Christopher Golden
Paul Tremblay
Caitlin Kittredge
Thomas Sniegoski
John Langan
Dana Cameron
Rio Youers
Toni L.P. Kelner
Myke Cole
Mary SanGiovanni
Leigh Perry
Bracken MacLeod
Jack M. Haringa
Jason Ciaramella
Kat Howard
John M. McIlveen
Glenn Chadbourne
Mallory O’Meara
Holly Newstein Hautala
Errick Danger Nunnally
Izzy Lee
Scott Goudsward
Gardner Goldsmith
Douglas Wynne
Kristin Dearborn
Jan Kozlowski
TT Zuma

Sponsored by ACT Theater Company, Andover Bookstore, and Vicious Circle.

Star Wars Friday

Posted in aliens, entertainment, Fantasy, locations, news, robots, sci-fi, Toys on September 3, 2015 by chrisdsav

Tonight at midnight at Targets Walmart Toys R Us and more STAR WARS EPISODE 7  THE FORCE AWAKENS stufffffff……. ( whatever you can think of) will go on sale.
I will be in Framingham  MA tonight at 10 pm doing interviews with fellow Star Wars fans about the upcoming  movie.

The book Shattered Empire comes out soon as well detailing  the day after the Return of the Jedi.
Check out the link below for more details on what each store is offering to Star Wars fans.

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http://www.starwars.com/news/force-friday-event-guide

Dracula Tour

Posted in Dracula, Halloween, locations, travel, vampires on January 24, 2015 by chrisdsav

In October 2015 I am taking a trip to Romania and not just Romania but the home of Count Dracula him self Transylvania.
Its an expensive trip but something I have always wanted to do.
If you your self are interested in taking this trip as well,
Here is a link below for more information on the Dracula Tours hosted by Cryptmaster Chiller Chucky
The trip I am taking is going to be this Halloween. 8 days and 7 nights in transylvania
dracimpall

http://www.DracTours.com