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Haunting

A Nostalgic America, Haunted By Ghosts

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Andrew Lam

The war in Afghanistan seems never-ending, even as we talk of retreat and withdrawal. Our drones remain in the sky and the "collateral damages" continue to pile up, suggesting ablution will not happen there, either.

Shrimp and Grits: A Ghost Story

Judith Newton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Judith Newton

A dish of Shrimp and Grits had put me in touch with a hidden history, with one of the ways that slaves and descendants of slaves--long regarded as "other" by white Southerners--had deeply shaped Southern cuisine, culture, and identity.

David Lohr

Would You Live In A Haunted House?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.25.2013 | Weird News

Gone are the days where ghostly manifestations will stigmatize the sale of a haunted home. According to realtor.com's 2013 "Haunted Housing Report...

Cornered and Someone Wants to Tell Me Their Paranormal Story

Sharon Hill | Posted 08.20.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

One of the hazards of being a "skeptic" about paranormal subjects is that those who have had their own personal experiences or investigated a peculiar case like to play "Stump the Skeptic."

Child Specter Appears Nightly at Carnival

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 08.08.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

I'm following traveling carnivals from coast to coast for a year, writing essays about America from the road.

Weird Word Salad: The Terminology of the Unexplained

Sharon Hill | Posted 07.19.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

There is a problem with how the word paranormal is used because it is often utilized in a way that is perhaps not consistent with the original intent.

Your House Is Haunted, Now What? Former Ghost Hunters Executive Producer Gives Advice

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.16.2013 | Weird News
Damona Hoffman

While other teenagers were going to the mall and making out with one another, I was chatting it up with the witch at our local occult store about the best techniques for tarot card reading.

Best Towns To Find Haunted Houses

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

Haunted houses are scary. So why would you want to live in one? We certainly wouldn't. But if you're one of those rare souls willing to brave a creepy...

An Open Letter to Simon Cowell: We Can Help

D.J. Grothe | Posted 11.29.2012 | Weird News
D.J. Grothe

Dear Mr. Cowell: I recently learned that you believe your home contains negative energy, and that you invited a "house healer" to banish the foul feelings from your Los Angeles residence.

'Ghost Hunters' Search For Spirits In A Brewery

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

The "Ghost Hunters" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on Syfy) headed to Mount Joy, Pennsylvania to investigate suspected paranormal activity at a brewery. Staff at...

Hello From the Other Side: Emails, Ghostly Smells and Other Evidence of the Afterlife

Varla Ventura | Posted 05.21.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

The next morning when I told my mom about my nighttime vision, she burst into tears. My grandpa had died just after midnight, perhaps an hour before he visited me.

The Haunted Nursery

Varla Ventura | Posted 02.06.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

One dark and early morning of late, when the fog horns signaled low in the distance and the view of shrouded Victorian rooftops outside my kitchen window seemed particularly haunting, the ghost again made its presence known.

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

Varla Ventura | Posted 12.31.2011 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

The next day we were hanging in the kitchen with Halloween cookies in the oven and I was dutifully scooping mushy peas into my baby's mouth when I got the chills again. Big time.

Man's Pajamas Are Haunted

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Haunted pajamas worn by their murdered owner KAHOKA, Missouri - History professor Ira Lovitch is a collector of bizarre objects. His collection in...