Dead bear on Staten Island

Dead Bear on Staten Island

Out of Place in NYC I woke up this morning to the news of the discovery of a dead bear on Staten Island. For those who don’t know, Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City. Overall, Staten Island is much more suburban than the other 4 boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, […]

On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey

On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey – Review

On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey Directed by Seth Breedlove | Small Town Monsters Bigfoot is many things to many people. But rarely is the creature considered a New Yorker. For most, the mention of New York conjures images of the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building. Skyscrapers, subways, and Times Square. But […]

Ghost Hunters on Discover+

Discovery+ Revives Ghost Hunters

The ongoing soap opera that is the Ghost Hunters franchise continues, with news coming out that streaming service Discovery+ will be reviving the series. But the story is not that simple. Not simple at all. A Ghost Nation Divided The confusion began back in 2016, when it was announced that the SyFy Channel was canceling […]

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Beyond the Trail – Review

Beyond the Trail: The Granite State Bigfoot Case Directed by Aleksandar Petakov | Small Town Monsters Seth Breedlove’s Small Town Monsters production company has become a monster in its own right. And I mean that as a compliment. Starting off small, with a handful of crewmembers producing the occasional documentary about a local Bigfoot or […]

Flock of Sheep in Brooklyn

A Flock of Sheep in Brooklyn?

Yes, A Flock of Sheep in Brooklyn I’ve always been fascinated by the Fortean concept of out of place animals. History is riddled with stories of animals being seen and encountered where they shouldn’t be. I have actually done a number of stories on these kinds of sightings. Monkeys, kangaroos, baby elephants, and large cats […]

Sasquatch on Hulu

Sasquatch – Review

Sasquatch Directed by Joshua Rofé Aside from the paranormal and supernatural, one of my big interests is true crime. I’m particularly interested in serial killers, with a specific focus on Jack the Ripper. But any cold case or unsolved murder will usually catch my interest. And while paranormal documentaries have taken up most of my […]

Who is Terry Carnation

Who is Terry Carnation?

During the course of our workday, my wife and I tend to scroll social media a lot. We are still working remotely from home, and while we are fairly busy, we do tend to have downtime enough to peruse the interwebs. Earlier today, my wife noticed some alumni of the American version of The Office […]

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 […]

TikTok of child’s apparent ghost encounter

TikTok Ghost Encounter with Child?

If I had a nickel for every TikTok ghost video I’ve seen, I’d have…well, maybe a dollar. I don’t really do the TikTok thing, but my son and I watch a lot of YouTube, and some of his favorite kinds of videos to watch are the Top Ten compilations of spooky videos. So we actually […]