EPISODE 109: KATRINA WEIDMAN
Katrina Weidman, co-host of Destination America’s Paranormal Lockdown, returns to hang out with horror author T. Fox Dunham on episode 109 of What Are You Afraid Of? Horror & Paranormal Show. Katrina is a good friend to the show, and she returns to talk about season 3 of Paranormal Lockdown. Kat shares insights about her investigations and tells the creepy tale of several paranormal encounters she had while filming at some of England’s most haunted sites including the Beattie Mansion, Shepton Mallet Prison, Cambria Jail and the Drakelow tunnels. Included in her stories is the tale of phantom knocking, shadow figures, a frightening spirit she calls “The Creeper” and the story of a condemned woman named Cassandra who was terrified of death. The season finale of Paranormal Lockdown airs this Tuesday, February 5th on Destination America. Also, because it’s Fox’s birthday on Saturday Feb 2nd, he reads an excerpt from his novel, Destroying the Tangible Illusion of Reality or Searching for Andy Kaufman, his book about life, freedom from fear, cancer, the real America and the road-trip of three strange friends as they seek out the legendary song-and-dance man, Andy Kaufman, published by Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing. Is Death the Inevitable?
In the third grade, a teacher told Kat she would never amount to anything. Ha! She’s from the Bucks County area, and her life changed when she dropped off a friend at Pennsylvania State University. She then transferred to Penn State and joined the world-renowned Paranormal Research Society, training and working as their case manager. She co-hosted A&E’s hit docu-drama “Paranormal State” from 2007 to 2011, which chronicled the work of the PRS. Kat then became the host for Chiller’s “Real Fear: The Truth Behind the Movies,” which explores the real life terror behind some of the world’s most iconic horror films and hosted the follow-up special, “Real Fear: The Truth Behind More Movies.” Now she co-hosts the show Paranormal Lockdown which is playing its third season for Destination America. It’s a show that follows her and Nick Groff as they live in some notoriously haunted sites for 72 hours. Kat continues to pursue projects in music as a singer, and she writes about haunted kitchens and recipes in her blog, Haunted Kitchens.