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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Shadows Amongst Us by Dustin J. Morgan

The Shadows Amongst Us – Review

The Shadows Amongst Us Directed by Dustin J. Morgan Ummm…not even sure to begin with this one. So I guess I’ll start at the beginning. My son and I found this movie a few months back on Amazon Prime (for free at the time) and got about 12 minutes in before turning it off. The […]

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 […]