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 […]

On the Trail of Hauntings - Small Town Monsters

On the Trail of Hauntings – Review

On the Trail of Hauntings Directed by Seth Breedlove | Small Town Monsters Whenever someone finds out I’m a paranormal investigator, the reaction is inevitably some variation of “Wow! That sounds so exciting, I’d love to come along and watch sometime!” And I always chuckle. Because most of the time, their reactions are solely based […]

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 […]

Finding Bigfoot Series Finale

Is ‘Finding Bigfoot’ Returning to Television?

Finding Bigfoot has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. I always loved hearing first-hand accounts, and seeing recreations. I also enjoyed the team going out to sort of debunk the account – try to gauge height of the alleged creature, where it may have gone, or what else it could have been.

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, […]

Finding Jay: Lost and Found

Finding Jay: Lost and Found – Review

Finding Jay: Lost and Found Directed by Jay Bachochin Back in March, as the reality of the COVID-19 lockdowns began to really hit home for me, I started really yearning for the outdoors again. That wasn’t really feasible, so I began watching paranormal documentaries that would sort of let me be out in the woods, […]

Fortean Times 400th Issue

‘Fortean Times’ To Release 400th Issue

For anyone with a deep interest in the paranormal, supernatural, or just unexplained mysteries in general, there is perhaps no name more familiar to them than that of Charles Fort. A journalist and aspiring naturalist, Fort published a number of books in the early 20th century regarding anomalous phenomena. He mused on a variety of […]

Halloween Watchlist 2020 - Real Scary

Halloween Watchlist 2020 – Real Scary

As the old saying goes, truth is stranger than fiction. And as scary as horror movie monsters may be, nothing is scarier than the possibility of real monsters lurking in our world, stalking us through the forest, visiting us from alien worlds, or even haunting us in our own homes. So this next selection of […]

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 […]