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Paranormal research, pareidolia and the necessity to debunk

Like many scientific fields, the paranormal is governed by rules, scientific theories and experiments. This composite patchwork, combined with elements from mathematics, physics and quantum theories, is defined by a particular vocabulary. Some words are unique to the paranormal subject, while others are borrowed from other fields to define key […]

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 […]

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 […]