Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Carol Matsumoto, author of the new Ghosts of Captain Grant's Inn.
I own Captain Grant's 1754, a haunted inn in Connecticut. We have a cemetery across the street and one dating to the mid 1600s behind the inn. There isn’t a month that goes by without ghost hunters calling and asking to do paranormal investigations. We have seen all types of groups: the experienced, the novices, and everything in between. Here are some thoughts I have on how to—or not to do—an investigation.
Do not bring a large group with you. While more is usually the merrier, you will have almost no chance of getting anything paranormal on your equipment. I
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Richard Southall, author of How to Be a Ghost Hunter, Haunted Route 66, and the new Haunted Plantations of the South.
I have been writing about the paranormal for close to twenty years, and have been interested in the topic for much longer. Not only have I written How to Be a Ghost Hunter, Haunted Route 66, and the upcoming Haunted Plantations of the South, but I have been the guest of several radio shows and have been interviewed for newspapers and television shows. Needless to say, I know a few things about the topic.
This blog is not to brag about my knowledge of ghost hunting, but to point out that there is one common thread that all
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Patrick Burke, co-author of the new Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg.
As an expert on battlefield and historical haunting, I am mostly asked questions when doing a lecture or presentation specific to that genre. But once in a while, I get the surprise question that almost always leads me into a new direction of exploring my own Psi abilities and going off the beaten path of paranormal or spiritual world.
I was at a conference doing my presentation called, "History with a Twist" and, as is the norm, most of the questions were about the various photos and videos of apparitions or the EVP I captured at various battlefields and historic locations.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Rich Newman, author of The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide, Ghost Hunting for Beginners, and the new Devil in the Delta.
Thomas Edison, perhaps the most well-known American inventor of all time, invented a device for talking to the dead. A device that was never actually created, that nobody can find any notes or blueprints for, or was ever referenced by Edison without the use of tongue-in-cheek humor. So, where is it? Is the device something to be taken seriously or an elaborate joke played on the media by the inventor?
At first glance, the latter would seem to be the case. Edison was known for his dry sense of humor, and playing a joke on a