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Perspectives in Para-media: Haunted Encounters - Face to Face

…While real-world ghost hunters know that investigations are all-too-often lonely affairs of talking to oneself in the dark of the night, with paltry evidence to show for it, one would never know it from watching these para-reality shows…

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The Devil Under Every Bed: Has Hollywood Perpetuated a Demon Myth?

…Perhaps the most galling thing about the demon explanation for the more frightening paranormal occurrences (not to mention the rush to believe that explanation) is that Hollywood is likely to blame, at least in part…

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A Missed Op-para-tunity

…As a teenager, I naturally realized that there were those who not only believed in the paranormal, but actively pursued it. At that point, I was far from ready to be a “ghost hunter,” but still I loved hearing about those who encountered things unexplainable. And then, during the wintry week between Christmas and New Year, I got to experience one such story up close…

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My Paranormal Bucket List - The Omni Parker House Hotel

Hotel guests have reported hearing unexplained noises and seeing shadow figures, apparitions, and light anomalies (such as orbs), visible even to the naked eye. Many believe it is none other than Harvey Parker himself that roams those halls, still caring for his beloved hotel after all these years.

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What Makes a Skeptic?

“…I don’t know about you, but I certainly don’t think a snotty, dismissive attitude qualifies as constructive skepticism. Rather, reasoned skeptics are an integral part of the paranormal community, challenging easy answers, over-zealous assumptions, and pseudo-scientific claims…”

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The Ouija Controversy – Part 2: My Introduction

“As discussed in in my last blog entry, I’m not big into dire warnings and not one to accept without question the existence of demons, angels, or even ghosts. As an empiricist who needs to see it for myself, I also tend to buck up against being told what to believe.”

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Paranormal Reality...Unplugged

“I have to admit that I watch a few of the paranormal television shows myself, and I enjoy watching them. Honestly, I have to give them a lot of credit. They succeeded in bringing the paranormal into the mainstream, and in some cases, they have shown that there can be (and should be) a scientific approach to collecting and documenting evidence.”

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Perspectives on Para-media: “School Spirits”

“When it comes to paranormal TV, two broad, recurring approaches have emerged: The anecdotal (i.e. “the following is based on actual accounts”) and the (pseudo) scientific (i.e. “hey, everybody, we use a Mel Meter!”).”

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Perspectives on Para-media: Haunted Collector

“…There’s no question that one of the most effective methods of ensuring the success of movies, popular music, and TV shows is to find a formula and exploit it as long as it works…”

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Perspectives on Para-media: Celebrity Ghost Stories

“…Anyone with a television can’t help but notice that paranormal programming has experienced an unprecedented explosion in the last ten years or so…”

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