Browsing: The Paranormal

A Brief History On August 10, 1901, Charlotte Anne Moberly (1846–1937) and Eleanor Jourdain (1863–1924) traveled by train to Versailles to visit the Royal Palace and grounds located there about 12 miles from the city center of Paris. Little did they realize their sight seeing trip would be a trip into the supernatural, a trip they would never forget. Digging Deeper Moberly was born in 1846 in Winchester, England, and had become an academician, working as Principal of St. Hugh’s College, in Oxford. Previously she had served as her father’s secretary, her father serving as the Bishop of Salisbury. Jourdain…

A Brief History On January 30, 2018, evil runs in the family in the first trailer for writer and director Ari Aster’s Hereditary, a 2018 American horror film that premiered on January 21, 2018 at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section. Digging Deeper In the film, when Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.  The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.  Making his feature debut, Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a…

A Brief History This article presents a calendar of historical paranormal events that allegedly occurred in March!  Please click on the dates below to learn more information about that date’s paranormal history. Digging Deeper: The Month of March in Paranormal History On March 2, 1933, the classic monster movie, King Kong, opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. On March 4, 1918, the USS Cyclops kept a date with destiny! On March 7, 321, Roman Emperor Constantine I decreed that dies Solis Invicti (‘sun-day,’ or Day of Sol Invictus, Roman God of the Sun) would be the Roman day of rest throughout…

A Brief History This article presents a calendar of historical paranormal events that allegedly occurred in March!  Please click on the dates below to learn more information about that date’s paranormal history. Digging Deeper: The Month of February in Paranormal History On February 2, 1887 (or 1886), the first Groundhog Day celebration took place in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and such celebrations have been taking place over and over again ever since (on each February 2nd)! On February 2, 1959, 9 Russian university students hiking and skiing in the wilderness of the Ural mountains died mysteriously. On February 2, 2014, New York City Mayor…

A Brief History On January 5, 2018, the fourth movie in the Insidious horror movie series makes its opening across the US, bringing the familiar character, ghost buster Elise Rainier, back into play in a battle against evil.  The film is an absolute must see for Insidious fans, but can easily stand on its own for those unfamiliar with the movie franchise. Digging Deeper Without giving away spoilers, suffice to say the movie reveals the background of our heroine, from her time as a young girl with the dubious “gift” of being able to see and communicate with ghosts.  Smoothly…

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