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Brian Baker

We need more diversity in our paranormal TV

Myling of Sweden. Banshee of Ireland. Manananggal of the Philippines. Mami Wata of Nigeria. Ifrit of the Middle East. Domovoy of Russia. La Llorona of Mexico. Chudail of Pakistan. Wendigo of the First Nations. And the Yurei of Japan. With the most commonly reported supernatural entity in the world being […]

Ghosts

Cold spots, scandals and Victoria’s Empress Hotel

Historian and Discover the Past’s Ghostly Walks host John Adams has had a long working relationship with the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. It’s one that hasn’t always been about acquainting oneself with the resident spirits inside the Châteauesque structure built between 1904 and 1908. The 71-year-old worked […]

Ghosts

Actor Dan Aykroyd narrates ghostly tales in new series ‘Hotel Paranormal’

Listening to Dan Aykroyd in the narration booth gave “Hotel Paranormal” producer Sarah Zammit goosebumps. Zammit, who works with Blue Ant’s Saloon Media, has worked on paranormal shows like “Haunted Hospitals” and “Paranormal Witness” in the past, but there’s nothing quite like having the voice of Canadian paranormal pedigree share […]

Books

Review: This cryptid caper has a Mystery Inc. vibe

I wouldn’t be surprised if J.J. Dupuis grew up on a steady diet of Mystery Inc. investigations. Whether it was the hijinks of Hanna-Barbera past or Matthew Lillard past, the Toronto-based author definitely watched Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! It may appear I’m throwing a non sequitur out into the aether […]