Bigfoot Hunting in the Adirondacks

Bigfoot Hunting in the Adirondacks, Part 3

“No way.” Josh to me, and me to Josh My buddy Josh and I had been eagerly awaiting to go on our next camping trip. Our last trip, to John Pond, was in very early February (in which I lost my wedding ring, and then returned with my wife a few days later to find […]

Ghost Hunting in the Adirondacks, Part 2

Ghost Hunting in the Adirondacks, Part 2

Now we knew it wasn’t a needle in a haystack, a small, dark gray ring lost in the middle of the Adirondacks somewhere along the trail. It was right there in camp. My wife looked at me and said, “We are going back for it.” If you read my last post on my most recent […]

Ghost hunting in the Adirondacks

Ghost Hunting in the Adirondacks

“His thought turned to the Ring, but there was no comfort there, only dread and danger.” – Me, thinking about breaking some bad news to my wife (from J.R.R. Tolkien, of course) I have been a camper for as long as I can remember. I think the earliest photos of my parents taking me camping […]

Bigfoot Hunting in the Adirondacks, Part 2

“I’ve never been so happy to see a beaver lodge!” – Me, to Josh Back in May, my buddy Josh Diaz and I went on our first camping trip together into the Adirondack Mountains, to Cold Creek in the Silver Lake Wilderness. You can read all about it here, but essentially we spent one rainy […]

Cold Creek Adirondacks Bigfoot

Bigfoot Hunting in the Adirondacks

“I’ve written and talked enough about this thing. Now I’ve got a chance to put it all to the test. I’ve just got to take it, haven’t I?” – Dr. John Rollason, The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas This is essentially what I told my wife, albeit far less eloquently than the great Peter Cushing, […]

The Retreat movie Wendigo

The Retreat – Movie Review

The Retreat Directed by Bruce Wemple Last night, my friend Josh texted me about a movie he was about to watch, called The Retreat. The movie is about two friends who go camping in the Adirondacks and stay at a lean to in the winter. While there, they are stalked by a terrifying creature with […]

The Occult Section - 1000th Post

1000th Post: Thank You!

I don’t typically like self-congratulatory stuff. Especially when it comes to silly things, like my little paranormal blog. But I couldn’t help but notice that this is our 1000th post on here, and that felt pretty cool to me. The blog has been a passion project of mine for years now. It started as a […]

The Year in Review 2020 - The Occult Section

The Year in Review: 2020

Happy New Year everyone! Let’s hope 2021 holds better things in store for all of us. It’s time for another Year in Review, and what a year it was. Indeed, 2020 was difficult for all of us, but it’s important to focus on the positives. So hopefully you enjoy this lighthearted look back on the […]

James Appleton 46 Of 46 Podcast

Paranormal Podcasts: The 46 of 46 Podcast

The 46 of 46 Podcast Back in 2016, I did a short (very short) series of reviews on paranormal podcasts. I was new to the podcasting world, and my wide-eyed optimism got the best of me. I was going to check out tons of paranormal podcasts, as there were – and still are – so, […]