The Fright Before Christmas with Jeff Belanger
Based on Jeff Belanger’s New England Legends “Creepy Christmas” special that aired on PBS and his latest book The Fright Before Christmas! Remember the famous Christmas song which goes, “There’ll be scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long long ago…”? So what happened to the scary stories? Jeff Belanger brings the spooky back to the yuletide time of year with Creepy Christmas. From the origins of the holiday to the monsters like Krampus, the Belsnickel, and Gryla, to the ghosts that lurk in the red and green shadows, Jeff will take you on a multi-media journey of this haunting holiday! This program is NOT suitable for young children.
Jeff Belanger is a storyteller, adventurer, journalist, and one of the most visible explorers of the unexplained today. The author of over a dozen books published in six languages, he is also the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of the PBS and Amazon Prime series New England Legends and the weekly New England Legends podcast. He’s the writer and research for the Ghost Adventures series, and he’s been a guest on hundreds of television and radio networks and programs, including History, Travel Channel, Biography Channel, PBS, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR, BBC, and Coast to Coast AM.