T+E’S SCARIEST NIGHT OF MY LIFE RECOUNTS AWFUL PARANORMAL EXPERIENCES

By Greg David

You know I’ll be watching… not just to be scared, but also to be educated about what is and isn’t possible. I love Paranormal TV.

Scariest Night of My Life

Our House Media first jumped onto my radar via Backroad Bounty, but they’ve stayed there thanks to three seasons of Paranormal Survivor and one of Haunted Case Files. Now the Canadian documentary series producers return with a third equally creepy series with Scariest Night of My Life.

Debuting Friday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on T+E, Scariest Night of My Life is exactly what it sounds like: ordinary people recount an awful night they’ve experienced. It all begins Friday with Gloria, who recalls the 2007 night she’ll never forget inside her first home. A happy moving day with her two children and husband went sour that evening when an odd vibe and cold temperature hinted something was amiss. It wasn’t until her daughter woke up to a figure knocking at her window that life for Gloria grew totally terrifying. With her husband gone to his night shift, Gloria and her kids bore the brunt of whatever was in their home, experiencing slamming kitchen cupboards, disembodied footsteps, odd reflections in a bathroom mirror and voiding black goo. Things get worse from there.

Presented with the witnesses narrating their tales, dramatic recreations packed with shadowy figures, giggling children, jagged fonts and otherworldly screams drive home the spookiness. Like Paranormal Survivor and Haunted Case Files before it, Scariest Night of My Life is terrifying. Whether you believe in the supernatural or not, the people interviewed on Scariest Night believe something happened to them.

If you’re looking for a double-dose of scares, Thursday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on T+E marks the Season 2 return of Cream Productions’ Evil Encounters with more tales of personal accounts of paranormal experiences in the woods.

Happy Halloween!

Scariest Night of My Life airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on T+E.

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Predicting Time With The Tarot

BY MAT AURYN

One of the most difficult things when reading tarot can be determining the timing of an event. This is the question that I get asked a lot about by querents as well as tarot readers. There’s a few ways that this can be done, some involving knowledge of astrology, and some that don’t need any knowledge at all regarding timing. In this article when discussing imagery of a card, I am referencing the artwork of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck.

Image Credit: James Sutton | CC0 License
Image Credit: James Sutton | CC0 License

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Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft home for sale, fully decorated and ready for ghost hunting

by Cristina Sanza

This is seriously one gorgeous house. Calleen

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With Halloween just around the corner, this could be the perfect time to invest in a home with macabre history.

Lizzie Borden’s home, Maplecroft, is on the market in Fall River, MA. The accused murderer moved into the house in 1893 after she was acquitted in the gruesome deaths of her father and stepmother. She lived there until her death in 1927. Maplecroft is just a few miles away from the scene of her alleged crime.

Located at 306 French Street, the Victorian-style home has been completely restored. It features 6 fireplaces, 8 bedrooms, and 3 1/2 bathrooms. Each room has been decorated with period pieces and nods to Borden history, and it’s being sold in its fully furnished state.

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Texas native Kristee Bates, a fan of unsolved mysteries, purchased the home in 2014 for $50,000. She renovated the property with plans to turn it into a bed & breakfast, museum, or event center, but her plans fell through.

Though Borden was acquitted, the residents of Fall River shunned her after the trial and fascination about the case remains to this day. The family home where the killings occurred is now the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast Museum, where guests can spend the night in the reportedly haunted house and book private spiritual readings with the resident psychic.

If you’re interested in purchasing the spooky Maplecroft mansion, it can be yours for $849,900 through Mott & Chance real estate.

Source: Boston Globe

5 Paranormal Places In Beverly Hills: Lucille Ball’s Home; Beverly Hills Hotel; Greystone Mansion

By Emily Holland (Patch Staff)

Beverly Hills Hauntings
Not for the faint of heart, these haunted locations will give you a better scare than the typical spooky mazes and hayrides.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – As the leaves begin to change colors and weather cools down, haunted hayrides and pumpkin-flavored everything creep back into the forefront. But what if the spookiest places in your city weren’t the haunted houses? In Beverly Hills, its rich history leads to many creepy findings.

If you’re a bigger fan of real ghosts than fake ghouls, check out some of the most haunted places in city:

Beverly Hills’ Bermuda Triangle

Many creepy coincidences have happened at this corner in Beverly Hills, although it may be more bad luck than ghosts and spirits. At this site, Howard Hughes crashed a plane, Bugsy Siegel was murdered, and a successful publicist was killed in what seemed like a fairly random drive-by shooting. Modern day psychics and clairvoyants have reported visions of pain and suffering, anger and confusion. Have you been to the spot? Did you see any black cats cross your path, or sense any feelings of despair?

Address: N. Linden Dr. and N. Whittier Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 9021

The Beverly Hills Hotel

Actor Peter Finch had a heart attack in the lobby of this hotel 1977, and it’s rumored that he still hangs around. While it’s possible he’s still here, it is believed that comedian and harpist Harpo Marx and Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff haunt here, still making posthumous music.

Address: 9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The Greystone Mansion

Lots of mystery and unanswered questions surround the murder-suicide of a secretary and his employer, Ned Doheny, son of wealthy oil influencer Edward Doheny. While the official report claims the secretary either had a nervous breakdown, or killed his boss over not receiving a raise, multiple conspiracy theories have surfaced since. The homicide detective who arrived at the scene later wrote an autobiography called “Me, Detective,” detailing the errors within the investigation. The case was declared solved by the District Attorney’s Office the following day, but rumors say Ned and his secretary Hugh still roam the halls of the mansion today.

Address: 905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Pickfair Estate

The 18-acre estate was built for the silent film actors Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford in 1919. In 1988, it was bought by actress Pia Zadora and her husband Meshulam Riklis and they demolished the estate. Zadora claimed on “Celebrity Ghost Stories” that the real reason the estate was demolished was, in fact, not because of termites, but because it was haunted. The laughing female ghost allegedly died at Pickfair while having an affair with Douglas Fairbanks. “You can deal with termites, and you can deal with plumbing issues, but you can’t deal with the supernatural,” Zadora said in an interview.

Address: 1143 Summit Drive, Beverly Hills, CA

Lucille Ball’s Former Home

Lucy, from “I Love Lucy,” still reportedly visits her old house on Roxbury Drive, as well as the Hart building at the Paramount Studios where the show was filmed. She died in her Beverly Hills home on April 26, 1989 from a ruptured aorta. People who visit the locations report the strong scene of an old, floral-smelling perfume – just like Lucy used to wear.

Address: 1000 N Roxbury Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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8 Haunted Places You Can Rent on Airbnb

BY MARISSA LALIBERTE

These bookings aren’t for the faint of heart.

 

The Manor in Saint Paul, Minnesota

the manorCOURTESY TREY FORTNER/SEAN DOYLEWhen Sean Doyle, owner of The Manor, was checking out the house 10 years ago, he picked an old barrette off the ground, and a vivid image of a girl in a white dress flashed in his head. It seemed odd, but he didn’t think much of it. About a year later, the family who’d built the house in 1883 got in touch, and on a whim, Doyle asked if a little girl had died there. The woman asked her relatives, who revealed a family member named Rosalia Fihn died there of typhoid fever in 1908. The family showed Doyle old family photos, when he noticed a familiar face—the girl he’d seen when he was buying the house. Even weirder? Some friends and Airbnb guests who are “more sensitive” to energy have commented on vibes coming from one particular closet without knowing the story of Rosalia, says Doyle. “I take it with a grain of salt,” he tells Reader’s Digest. “I’m a bit of a skeptic when it comes to actual ghosts, but … there was definitely some of Rosalia’s energy here.” Do you believe? A stay in The Manor’s Master Chamber could convince you—unless these other real-life ghost stories do first.

 

Kahn Saloon in Jefferson, Texas

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VIA AIRBNB.COMLocated in what the Houston Chronicle deemed Texas’s most haunted town, it’s no surprise the Kahn Hotel would have its fair share of spooky stories. The Kahn Saloon was converted to a hotel in 2016, and has had more than 300 paranormal investigations in the past 10 years. One paranormal group recorded their stay and heard some creepy things, like a voice calling “help” and a woman’s scream followed by a gunshot, according to the hotel. Stay and see for yourself…if you dare. (Unconvinced? Learn the scientific reason you might feel a ghost.)

5 ghost hunting apps you’re going to want to download for your iPhone

By Heather Dockray

Before you move into a new home, you need to ask yourself one question: Are there dead people here who want to destroy my sh*t?

Hunting ghosts was once the province of experts and moron football players in R.L. Stine novels. Now, thanks to an explosion of paranormal shows and app developers eager to capitalize on the craze, there are a wide range of affordable ghost-hunting apps downloadable for your iPhone.

Many of these apps are painfully campy and crammed with ads. It’s ghost hunting for folks who hate learning new terminology, but really want to get likes on their Instagram story (raises hand).

Others, at least, have the appearance of professionalism, and use real vocabulary that paranormal investigators who aren’t just your random bored friends might use.

Here’s a look at just a few.

1. iEMF+

Ghost Hunting

iEMF+ is a solid app for the beginner. Like many other ghost hunting apps, it detects electromagnetic fields and gives you an estimate of their size. iEMF+ will measure the field’s strength in different units, and allows you to account for the earth’s ambient field.

When I conducted a ghost hunt of Trump’s childhood home, it led me to my favorite places: the kitchen and the bathroom. I therefore give this app an A+.

Evil Things: New Paranormal Show

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Evil Things

Paranormal fans can look forward to the return of Amy Bruni and Adam Berry next month in their latest series, Kindred Spirits, but TLC has a whole new paranormal show debuting right after those celebrity ghost hunters. Evil Things debuts on September 15 with a new take on the paranormal investigation series format. Instead of investigating haunted places with celebrity ghost hunters, Evil Things will focus on two stories each episode of everyday people claiming to have had encounters with haunted objects.

Could this be the influence of films like The Conjuring and the Annabelle series, based on a true story featuring an allegedly haunted doll that was owned by real paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren? While there are bound to be plenty of haunted dolls in upcoming episodes, the press screening of the Evil Things premiere focused on two very different haunted objects.

In the first Evil Things story, college student, Lindsay, gets a dream trip to Europe as a present from her parents. She meets a handsome young American and accepts his invitation for a motorcycle ride that turns tragic. After a severe eye injury, Lindsay needs a cornea transplant to save her eye and her vision. As anyone who has ever seen a horror film might guess, Lindsay starts seeing strange things with her new cornea. Are her visions simply an overactive imagination, or are they something more sinister related to her accident? Or something else altogether?

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In the second story of the Evil Things premiere, you get the typical “young couple buys a new house and something isn’t right” scenario. But this haunting seems to revolve around a set of video tapes found walled up in the attic. As the husband becomes more obsessed with watching the creepy tapes, more and more paranormal phenomena occur, particularly involving his wife.

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Evil Things features re-enactments of events, like some other popular paranormal TV series, relating firsthand accounts of ghostly occurrences and haunted locations. But this is the first paranormal show to focus exclusively on haunted objects.

Evil Things debuts September 15 at 10 p.m. (ET) on TLC, right after the Season 2 premiere of Kindred Spirits at 9 p.m. (ET). Turn out the lights for some Friday night frights.

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Kindred Spirits New Season Starts Soon

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Paranormal investigators Amy Bruni and Adam Berry (Ghost Hunters) will return next month for the second season of their latest series, Kindred Spirits, according to TLC. The ghost hunters will debut this new season of paranormal investigations in the Lizzie Borden House, where Lizzie allegedly axed her parents to death. While that haunted location has been featured on many other paranormal TV shows, Bruni and Berry have a new twist this time around. Instead of searching for spirits of the Borden family, they are looking for the grandparents of one of the tour guides, and even enlisting help from the spirits of the Bordens to try to contact them.

Paranormal fans, you probably haven’t seen that before, right?

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Bruni And Berry Start Their Second Season of ‘Kindred Spirits’

Kindred Spirits debuted last year, pairing BFF paranormal investigators Bruni and Berry in their own series after they moved on from Syfy’s Ghost Hunters. Unlike Ghost Hunters, where the TAPS team investigated historic buildings such as asylums and hospitals, Bruni and Berry paired up on Kindred Spirits to help everyday people facing paranormal phenomena in their homes. In the case of this debut episode of Season 2 of Kindred Spirits, the Lizzie Borden House isn’t technically a residence, but it is a former family residence that has been converted into a museum and bed and breakfast.

‘Kindred Spirits’ Brings In Psychic Chip Coffey To Help

Sue, one of the tour guides for the popular paranormal tourist spot, has been advised by several psychics that her grandparents are there trying to reach her, and she feels she might be in danger given some of the misfortunes and health problems that have plagued co-workers. She’s so afraid of the basement that Bruni and Berry decide to call in psychic Chip Coffey (Paranormal State) to help with their investigation and to try to make contact with the spirits of her grandparents and anyone else lurking there.

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Suffice it to say that like the other investigations you may have watched for Kindred Spirits, the paranormal power duo and psychic Coffey find plenty of interesting evidence in the press screener for the episode. They also discover some other tragic history in the Borden family around that location that may be contributing to the haunting. Also note that continuing the tradition of the first season of Kindred Spirits, you might be well-advised to keep a box of tissues handy.

Kindred Spirits debuts September 15 at 9 pm (ET) on TLC. You can also catch Coffey at some upcoming Ghost Hunt Weekends events and Bruni and Berry on Mackinac Island hosting a paranormal event in October with Strange Destinations.

[Featured Image by TLC]

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27 People Share The True Terrifying Encounters With The Dead That Haunt Them To This Day

By Eric Redding

Talking to the Dead

1. Jake’s Bell

Friend’s grandmother was out of town and asked us to check on her dog. Real friendly German Shepherd dog, jumping with excitement at the door when you showed up kinda pup. We went over and to our surprise found no dog waiting at the door. A little weird, but we thought nothing of it and went inside to find him. Got into the house and heard nothing, start calling for the dog(Jake) and are answered with footsteps running down the stairs. We call out, assuming some other family was there, but get no response. Start to freak out a little, we call his mom and she assures us no one is home and we’re being ridiculous. More footsteps but this time running up the stairs. I suggest police, the house is being robbed, but friend convinces me we should check it out to be sure. Make our way to the stairs and hear a bell chime. Buddy tells me the dog occasionally wears a bell, that it’s probably Jake. Get to the door which leads to the stairs, see there’s a small bell around the handle. My friend is terrified, so am I, but trying to play it cool I lead us up the stairs. At the top we see Jake, laying in a chair, shaking and obviously terrified. We couldn’t get him to move no matter what we did, he just kept staring down the stairs. We searched the entire house after and found nothing and no one. Only time in my life I have been genuinely afraid I was dealing with something paranormal. Friend’s grandmother assures us to this day it was her husband, and that she still hears him walking around/talking from time to time.

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Who You Gonna Call? Rob Lowe And Sons Hunt For Ghosts On A&E

by Adam Buckman

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One of the problems with TV’s ghost-hunting reality shows is the apparent shortage of supposedly haunted locations that are available to TV producers and their crews.

As a result, a seemingly small group of old buildings and landmarked historic sites turn up again and again on multiple paranormal shows. That happens to be the case with next week’s premiere of a new ghost show featuring Rob Lowe and his two sons.

The show, titled “The Lowe Files,” premieres next Wednesday night (August 2) on A&E.

In the inaugural episode A&E provided for preview, Lowe and sons Matthew and John Owen join a shaman (identified as “Shaman Jon”) for a night-vision tour of an imposing 19th-century building located in Ione, California, that is known today as Preston Castle.

For more than 60 years, starting in 1894, the building was a correctional center for juvenile lawbreakers (boys). It’s the kind of place that used to be known as a reform school.

Aspects of its history are terribly tragic, according to the “Lowe” show and various online sources.

A housekeeper was supposedly murdered there, a girl was killed when she fell into a well, and various boys who were housed there met their deaths in any number of ways. Suffice it to say, it was a tough place.