• The Case of The Voodoo Shotgun
    7:09 PM

    The year, 1908. The place, Little Rock, Arkansas, The crime? MURDER! The strange case of Louis Hursch and the Voodoo shotgun is one of those curiously mind-boggling incidents when so much nonsense came together it became parallel to reality and therefore, at least semantically, paranormal. An Arkansas man by the name of Sam Haywood was

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  • Orbs from Outer Space! A dusty history of strangeness.
    8:03 PM

    The “ghost hunting community” is always on the watch for the next piece of technology which, they believe, will somehow crack open the mysteries of the ages. Beginning in the mid 90’s with the proliferation of digital cameras, such as Sony’s Cyber-Shot (1996), this technology seemed to be the earth-shaking revelatory technology ghost hunters had

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  • A Bottle of Spirits: Space Traveling Ghosts Caught!
    6:41 PM

    It’s not uncommon these days for ghost-hunters to claim that they’ve communicated with denizens of the spirit world. Mostly, these communications come in the form breathy, almost indistinguishable sounds captured via a digital recording device or through a radio which has been, in some manner, broken. Yet, in 1913 two professors, Matla and Zaalberg Van

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  • Your Future, For Pennies! Old Tyme Psychic Ads
    3:47 PM

    Throughout history there have been those self-alleged wonder-workers who proclaim unto themselves the gifts of precognition, telepathy, clairvoyance, etc. The most well known of these are, of course, still spoken of but many of have fallen to the wayside of history either being exposed as frauds or simply vanishing into the ether from which they

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  • The Wolfman of British Columbia
    7:08 PM

    We’ve all seen movies or read about werewolves and there have been numerous books and documentaries about “feral children” which explore where the ideas of these folkloric creatures come from. It is fascinating that from the ancient legends of  Romulus and Remus, who were said to have been raised by wolves; to the werewolf boy

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  • The more things change the more they stay strange.
    1:38 PM

    Every few years I read articles about how the paranormal field has changed; how it’s falling apart by becoming more hyperbolic and less credible. “TV has ruined everything!” is shouted from the rooftops and people who feel disenchanted with this loose-knit community feel the need to remind us of a better time, an era when

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  • Alexander and Mabel Bell : Psychic/Ghost Investigators
    4:31 PM

    Often forgotten is the interest that many well-known people had throughout the turn-of-the-century, 1900’s, with spiritualism and psychic phenomena. The biggest and most recognized names of that time are Houdini, (Skeptic) and Conan Doyle, (Believer) but Alexander Graham Bell and his wife Mabel were also highly interested in the alleged phenomena of psychic powers and

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  • The Aliensicle: A Quick Look Back
    2:27 PM

    As everyone prepares for the release of the “earth-shaking” Roswell slides in Mexico on May 5th, 2015 let’s all take a moment and remember one of the many other times people were excited for the exposure of proof of extra-terrestrial life. It all started with a phone call to Coast to Coast hosted by Art

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  • The April Experiment
    5:24 PM

    Throughout all of April I will be conducting and experiment and you can take part. Unfortunately most of the experiment must remain hidden until the experiment has run its course on April 30th, 2015. There is no need to comment, although if you do I will ask that you only comment with numbers. If you

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  • Ghost Stalkers: Voice-Over Outtakes 2014
    1:10 PM

    Throughout the filming of Ghost Stalkers I had to help to write the narration which would be placed over the shows visuals. I, of course, also had to record the narration. Here is just a brief sampling of some of the less obscenity filled mistakes from recording what everyone heard on the finalized episodes. There

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  • Happy Creepy Christmas
    1:38 AM

    I hope your holiday season is full of weirdness and is as strange as it should be. – John

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  • Ghost Stalkers: Episode Six – Farrar School : Notes and Thoughts
    1:37 PM

    Now that you’ve seen the season finale here are some thoughts and notes about “What you didn’t see on the episode” The daylight investigation is partially show as Chad, David and I experiment with the biometrics. Chad and I, as in every episode perform a larger more thorough daytime investigation getting and setting baseline readings

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