Photo of the Week: Sailors’ Snug Harbor, Staten Island NY

Most of our photos of the week are exterior shots, but this one was taken inside one of the most active places we’ve ever investigated: The Governor’s House, located on the grounds of Sailors’ Snug Harbor on Staten Island, New York. Founded in 1801 by Captain Robert Randall, Snug Harbor was built as an institution […]

Jason Hawes hints Steve Gonsalves to replace Grant Wilson on “Ghost Hunters”

We don’t usually like blogging about Ghost Hunters here at The Occult Section, unless there’s big news or something ridiculous happening involving the show. Lucky for us, those two things usually happen at the same time. Last season the big buzz was about Grant Wilson leaving TAPS and Ghost Hunters. Now people are all a […]

The Grant Wilson Exposé!

I was in the midst of looking up ridiculous photos for the story I covered yesterday on the couple who is suing their landlord over their belief that he rented them a haunted house when I came across a startling discovery. It was a roughly drawn picture of Shaggy from Scooby-Doo, running away from something. […]

Thoughts on Grant Wilson Leaving TAPS/”Ghost Hunters”

As anyone who reads this blog probably knows, I’m not a fan of the SyFy Channel show Ghost Hunters. I haven’t watched the show for a few years now (with one exception, which I will soon explain), and most of my paranormally-involved friends and acquaintances no longer watch it either, for a myriad of reasons. But I […]

Halloween Events at Snug Harbor

Yes, it’s shameless self-promotion time again, but this time, I’m taking a few friends along with me. With September almost halfway over, those of us with paranormal leanings are finding our attention becoming more and more focused on the Halloween season. And Halloween season means lots of ghost tours of haunted locations and other fun […]