* Author Riksundar Banerjee dissects the characteristics of the ghost in diverse cultures * Some ghosts try to sexually seduce their victims. “Sexual desires have often driven ghosts into finding a way back to the mortal world” * Banerjee’s spirited study of the subject led him to the treasure trove of oral tales and lores *** Among the staple childhood stories one grows...
The ‘International Fortean Film Festival’ is returning in 2022 and promises to bring the best new movies and documentaries about the paranormal, the supernatural, the weird and the bizarre from around the globe to viewers and cinephiles whilst promoting independent filmmakers and indie cinema! It is a multi-level award festival with opportunities to for filmmakers to receive award laurels and...
Demi Lovato sang to a 'ghost' in a clip from her docuseries, Unidentified With Demi Lovato A video from Demi Lovato's documentary series Unidentified With Demi Lovato claims to show that the popular singer-songwriter has had an interaction with a ghost, named Carmen, who tells Demi Lovato about "trauma" caused by men. Well, it doesn't end here. Later, the American star helps...
Bedfordshire's rich history is full of intrigue - with plenty of ghostly tales to tell on cold winter nights. The county's spooky stories cover all sorts of sites, from the Bedford cinema haunted by ghostly monks to the house described as "one of the most haunted places in the country". Paranormal investigators are even at work locally - so we spoke...
‘Gender is a kind of haunting’: Jennifer Mills explores the queer potential of the ghost story in The AirwaysMiles Franklin-shortlisted author’s new novel follows a ghost who can inhabit different bodies in a reflective take on the genre Jennifer Mills: ‘That unnerving horror realm has always fascinated me as a writer – the difficult places where we’re not sure...
The “Ghost Adventures” team learned something very important on their latest investigation – malevolent entities can be vengeful little devils. Literally. Discovery+ kicks off “Ghostober IV” with the truly terrifying “Ghost Adventures: Goldfield Hotel,” in which they send the fearless foursome — Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley – to investigate the historic four-story building in Esmeralda...
Lizzie Borden House- in Fall River The story of Lizzie Border is well known. You probably grew up with the rhyme: 'Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.' It remains one of America's greatest unsolved murder mysteries, and you can stay at the Lizzie...
If 2020 helped capture the isolating terror and binding racial tension that permeated that year’s terrible events, the frustratingly repetitive quagmire of 2021 only made its horror films reflective of its audience’s broadening anxieties. Sure, we were still freaked out and pissed off and scared for our lives in a more tangible sense than many have ever felt, but...
"Coyote and Turkey" is a haunting traditional tribal story. Illustration courtesy of Weshoyot Alvitre I was raised by my maternal grandparents. My grandfather was a full-blooded Isanti Dakota from Nebraska. My grandmother was a full blooded Okay Owingeh Pueblo from New Mexico. They were my link to culture and history from the early reservation days and beyond. Each night when I...
The landlord said the toughened Guinness glass at the bottom is supposed to shatter but not burst. A bizarre security footage released by a pub in Wiltshire UK shows a glass exploding on its own as the bartender looks on in awe. The CCTV footage filmed inside The Longs Arms pub shows a man talking to a bartender while having a...