Browsing: The Paranormal

A Brief History On October 11, 2016, the first episode of season one of American horror anthology television series Channel Zero will air on SyFy.   Storylines for the series are based on popular creepypastas.  The first announced installment is based on webcartoonist and author Kris Straub’s Candle Cove (2009). What follows is the original short story as it appeared on the Creepypasta Wiki on October 11, 2016.  This content is available per the Creative Commons License. Digging Deeper: Candle Cove by Kris Staub NetNostalgia Forum – Television (local) Skyshale033 Subject: Candle Cove local kid’s show? Does anyone remember this kid’s show? It was called Candle Cove and I…

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A Brief History Blair Witch (2016) is an American found footage psychological horror film being released in the United States on September 16 by Lionsgate. Digging Deeper Having seen the original and sequel, we were eagerly awaiting the latest installment of the “Witch.”  Slightly slow at first, the movie develops the characters, or should we say, victims, college age kids pursuing the mysterious disappearance of the sister of one of their group in the original incident.  The found footage “real” camera work is shaky and at times disorienting, but the effect on the audience is pure terror as it is easy…

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A Brief History On September 12, 1952, stunned citizens of Flatwoods, West Virginia in Braxton County met up with a monster that may have been a close encounter with an alien life form.  The incident started with a bright object in the night sky seen by boys to crash or land in a neighboring farm.  The boys ran home to collect adults, and accompanied by one of their mothers and a National Guardsman, along with more local kids, investigated the site. Digging Deeper A tall creature, about 7 feet tall, described as black or dark with a glowing face appeared…

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A Brief History Based on the British equivalent of the real life Amityville Horror referred to as the Enfield Poltergeist, the major motion picture The Conjuring 2 is set to open on Friday, June 10, 2016. Digging Deeper Having seen an advance screening (“screaming?”) of the film, we can assure ghost movie buffs of a solid treat with high production value. The casting, acting, and special effects are up to high industry standards, and the serious attempt to portray much of what happened during the real events in a run down section of Enfield, England from 1977 to 1979 give…

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A Brief History On February 19, 2013, management and guests at the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles finally found out why their water had been getting worse and worse over the past month. Digging Deeper Digging deeper, we find guests complaining of low water pressure, slimy water, foul tasting water, and discolored water. It was no big surprise then when a dead body was found in the hotel’s water tank that was located on the roof of the hotel!  It was that of 21-year-old Elisa Lam.  She had been missing for about a month and presumably was in the water…

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