Author: Brian Baker

TV

‘Truth Seekers’ evolves English ghost lore phantasmagorically

“Truth Seekers” Creator: Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz Cast: Emma D’Arcy, Nick Frost, Samson Kayo, Malcolm McDowell, Simon Pegg and Susan Wokoma Network: Amazon Prime 4/5 If any nation can happily combine necromancy, modern paranormal sleuthing, and the archetypal Victorian Gothic ghost story into one riveting […]

Ghosts

P.E.I.’s Yeo House home to a haunted toy dog

The origins of a toy named Wheelie have dogged historians at Prince Edward Island’s Yeo House since its discovery in the Gothic Revival home’s walls. And right from the beginning of the province’s possession of the home, there have been stories shared about bizarre goings-on within the property’s provenance. Matthew […]

Brian Baker

What to listen to this Halloween

Paranormal and pop culture go hand-in-hand. I’m often reminded of the “Supernatural” episode where the Winchester brothers battle a tulpa. It’s a broken telephone episode that features people telling a ghost story, and altering it as the plot progresses. New tropes are added to snazz it up or to keep […]

Cryptozoology, Ghosts, Parapsychology

North America has a lot to learn from diverse paranormal perspectives

North America is rich in diversity, and has plenty of different perspectives when it comes to the inexplicable. From First Nations to the introduction and emancipation of slaves, to the many waves of immigration, there are mythologies imported and shared across all ethnicities on the continent. Even though there is […]