Author: Kelly Smith

Do our pets come back to haunt us? 0

Popular Paranormal Experts Tell Stories of Pets and the Paranormal

“I was finishing up work in my office at the back of our apartment when I opened the door to exit and a cat sauntered inside. I saw it with my peripheral vision. The swagger was undeniable. I recognized the slightly arched back, the long tail sticking straight up in the air, curled at the end. A cat wandering into my office is an uncommon sight. Often, one or more of my cats curiously venture into my office to investigate, or hop on my lap to paw at the keyboard as I write or edit a video. When the door...

spiritual communication 0

Can You Communicate with Ghosts?

Do we all possess the ability to communicate with the spirit world? Many mediums think so and teach others how to develop their own inner intuitive skills. There was once a belief that only people who have psychic or extra sensory abilities from childhood can communicate with the spirit world but this is no longer true. In fact, some mediums didn’t realize their spiritual skills until adulthood. “In my mind it is something that comes easier to some than others,” said medium and author Exie Susanne Smith. Her abilities came naturally from childhood which were at first somewhat frightening. “I was...

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Conjuring 2 Is Another Paranormal Ride Of Frights And Scares

Director James Wan (“Insidious” and “Saw”), doesn’t fail to make us jump out of our seats in Conjuring 2 like he did in the first Conjuring also based on a true story of the paranormal happenings. My team, the Winnipeg Paranormal Group, co-hosted a prescreening of the Conjuring 2 last night. The story is once again centered on real life paranormal investigators and demonologists, Ed and Lorraine Warren again played by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga. The story opens with the Warrens’ leading a séance at the infamously haunted Amityville house. Their involvement with that case catapulted them into the...

Erin Ryder 0

Erin Ryder, Holding Her Own in the Paranormal World

In a male dominated field, Erin Ryder proves to hold her own as a strong, bad ass woman that doesn’t succumb to some sexualized stereotype but instead proves to be a mentor to young women in the paranormal field. Ryder is an adventurer, researcher, producer, paranormal investigator and world traveler. She is only in her 30s and has already traveled to 48 countries. Ryder is most well known for her world adventures on Destination Truth which aired on the SyFy Channel from 2007 to 2013. Ryder was called to help produce the show but after she got there, she was...

Sasha, age 13 0

Paranormal Investigator Honors Dog’s Memory by Raising Funds in Her Name

Whether or not your beliefs in the afterlife extend to your pets, paranormal investigator, Tim Maile, is a firm believer and is currently fundraising in the name of his dog Sasha who recently passed on. The online food drive and fundraiser is for the Oshkosh Area Humane Society  where he adopted Sasha 11 months ago. Maile opened up his home and heart to Sasha after she was given up at age 13. The paranormal community has been embracing the food drive by also donating incentives such as books personally signed, t-shirts and videos and anyone who donates will be put...

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Live Exorcism Sparks Emotions in Paranormal Community

The countdown is on for a live Exorcism this Friday on Destination America at 9 p.m. EST. A team of experts – including renowned psychic medium Chip Coffey, the Tennessee Wraith Chasers and Bishop James Long, will be present as Long performs the Exorcism on public television. The paranormal community is divided on whether the Exorcism is being aired for educational or entertainment value. “From an entertainment perspective, I think many will be glued to their TVs during the LIVE two-hour broadcast to see what will happen. The paranormal community, however, is coming unglued with conflicting emotions as to the dangers...

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Why Does The Exorcist Still Scare Us?

When the supernatural horror film, The Exorcist, appeared on the big screen in 1973, people were not only awestruck but physiologically and psychologically terrified at what they witnessed on film. Rumors quickly spread about the effects the horror flick had on people such as fainting and vomiting in the theater. Today, it’s still considered one of the most iconic supernatural horror films of all time. But how is this one movie so powerful as to be just as prevalent today as it was over 40 years ago? Is it the cool special effects, the frightening face of Regan or is it something...

Pub Crawling Ghost Hunters 0

Are Bar Crawling Ghost Hunts a Recipe for Disaster?

Is alcohol and ghost hunting a dangerous mix? Seasoned paranormal professionals are shocked by a newly formed ghost hunting group offering booze-filled apparition hunts in Brooklyn. “I’m almost at a loss for words,” says John Cassidy a seasoned paranormal investigator of 16 years and Co-founder of Bumps in the Night Paranormal Research. “It is a total disrespect for any of us in the field who have worked for years to help others and more so for the families and spirits that they will encounter on their booze assisted child’s play.  I am very appalled.” According to a recent online article at the Brooklyn Paper  these ghost hunters, otherwise...