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VIDEO: Paranormal Portal Bedtime Stories From Beyond - Intriguing Possibilities

VIDEO: Paranormal Portal Bedtime Stories From Beyond - Intriguing Possibilities

Watch and listen! Paranormal Portal Bedtime Stories From Beyond - Intriguing Possibilities from September 8, 2019. Tonight, on the Paranormal Portal, Bedtime Stories From Beyond, we continue our journey into the darkest recesses of our realm. We look into places where the Ghosts torment, the Spirits haunt... and the shadows... well, the shadows have a life of their own! Join us as we discuss this and so much more. Enter the Paranormal Portal... if you dare!

VIDEO: Paranormal Portal - Bedtime Stories From Beyond - The Haunted Life

VIDEO: Paranormal Portal - Bedtime Stories From Beyond - The Haunted Life

It’s a bedtime story that will keep you up at night . . . for some creepy fun, check out an episode of Paranormal Portal, Bedtime Stories from Beyond: The Haunted Life! Paranormal Portal continues a journey into the darkest recesses of our realm, looking into places where the ghosts torment, the spirits haunt, and the shadows have a life of their own!

BLOG: Pennhurst Asylum ParaCon 2019 Photo Album!

BLOG: Pennhurst Asylum ParaCon 2019 Photo Album!

On July 20th & 21st, The Confessionals Podcast attended Pennhurst Asylum ParaCon 2019 in Spring, City, Pennsylvania! During what became the hottest weekend of the year in PA (so far), paranormal enthusiasts, vendors, and special guests gathered at the legendary haunted hospital complex of Pennhurst Asylum for historical tours, investigations, lectures, and much more! Check out over 60 photos of our weekend at Pennhurst ParaCon 2019.

VIDEO: Top 10 Celebrity Ghost Sightings

VIDEO: Top 10 Celebrity Ghost Sightings

Hollywood has a decades-long history of glitz and glamor… and ghosts. From specters of singers to movie star phantoms to former presidents (stepping a little outside the realm of Hollywood there), here are 10 famous celebrity ghost sightings!

VIDEO: Creepy Graveyard Photos That Show Paranormal Activity

VIDEO: Creepy Graveyard Photos That Show Paranormal Activity

Graveyards are creepy. Probably has something to do with all the dead bodies. From a ghost caught on Google Street View to a photo of an alleged vampire seen in a cemetery, take a look at these creepy graveyard photos that show some spooky paranormal activity!

BLOG: 8 Things to Do on National Paranormal Day

BLOG: 8 Things to Do on National Paranormal Day

Happy National Paranormal Day! Across the U.S., May 3 is an unofficial, novelty holiday created to call attention to all kinds of supernatural phenomena. From ghosts and UFOs to cryptids, ESP, and other paranormal mysteries, National Paranormal Day is day in which to explore all the strangeness that defies scientific explanation. Whether you are a certified paranormal investigator or a curious skeptic, here are 8 things to do on National Paranormal Day this year:

BLOG: Ghost Stories from 7 Haunted Libraries Around the World

BLOG: Ghost Stories from 7 Haunted Libraries Around the World

April 7 through 13 is National Library Week in the US, and we’re honoring the occasion by bringing you ghost stories from haunted libraries all around the world! Much like the iconic library scene in the movie Ghostbusters, these literary atheneums are stacked with creepy ghosts, shadow figures, and paranormal activity. Not only do we love tales of the paranormal, we also think circulation of some library appreciation is long overdue, so please check out these 7 haunted libraries around the world before we reference another bad library pun!

NEWS: Chapman University 2018 Survey Shows Paranormal Beliefs Are on the Rise

NEWS: Chapman University 2018 Survey Shows Paranormal Beliefs Are on the Rise

For the last 5 years, Chapman University in California has conducted a battery of surveys focusing on in-depth examinations of American fears. Their research studies a range of topics, from government, health and environmental matters, to disaster preparedness, personal anxieties, and paranormal beliefs.

Written Confession: Ghost Cat Caught on Camera in Arkansas

Written Confession: Ghost Cat Caught on Camera in Arkansas

“My wife and three kids and I were in vacation last weekend in Eureka Springs Arkansas. We had to go visit the Crescent Hotel and do the ghost tour. Long story short, I caught a pic of what can only be described as a ghost cat. It was a ‘live’ pic on my iPhone. When playing the short clip that the live pics take you can actually see the ‘ghost’ run down some steps and appears to jump onto the arm of a sofa. It’s the craziest thing ever!“

BLOG: 4 Serial Killers Who Left Their Ghosts Behind Them

BLOG: 4 Serial Killers Who Left Their Ghosts Behind Them

History is marred by countless accounts of murderers who committed heinous acts and gruesome killings. Arguably some of the darkest crimes were the work of repeating offenders - serial killers who left their stain on the world over and over again with each horrifying act. Some of these criminals were caught and tried for their crimes, while others remained anonymous and at large. Among them all, there also seems to be a number of killers who continue their reign of terror, even after their own deaths.

BLOG: 6 Images of Ghost Monks Caught on Camera

BLOG: 6 Images of Ghost Monks Caught on Camera

The Confessionals Episode 112: Demons in the Desert features a scary encounter with a ghost monk. While it is a unique sighting, others have also witnessed strange apparitions of monks! Take a look at 6 photos of alleged ghost monks that tourists, a ghost hunter, and a photographer managed to catch on camera:

VIDEO: Explorer Films Ghostly Figure in Abandoned Chapel

VIDEO: Explorer Films Ghostly Figure in Abandoned Chapel

When you’re alone in the dark and hear an unexpected noise, you may secretly wonder whether you’re about be attacked by a serial killer or spooked by a creepy ghost. Most of the time, the errant sound turns out to be something ordinary, like the house settling or the cat throwing up (also a terrifying prospect).

BLOG: Opera Ghosts - Echoes of the Rhoads Opera House Fire

BLOG: Opera Ghosts - Echoes of the Rhoads Opera House Fire

On the corner of South Washington Street and East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, Pennsylvania is a red brick building. Three stories tall and largely unadorned, it doesn’t stand out from its neighbors, blending in to blocks of similarly-styled buildings without a second glance. Small shops rotate through the ground floor, while apartment dwellers come and go through its top two tiers. Except for a commemorative plaque hung on the front of the building, one would never know that on this particular site, 171 people died in a single night. 

BLOG: Our Trip to Alcatraz, America's Most Haunted Prison

BLOG: Our Trip to Alcatraz, America's Most Haunted Prison

Picture it: San Francisco, 2017. I was three months pregnant with our first child, Tony’s beard was at its zenith, and we were vacationing in Frisco for our ten year wedding anniversary! It was probably only our third vacation ever in the last decade, so every day we were checking multiple places off of our “must see” list. Our trip would certainly not have been complete without an excursion to a very famous and historical landmark - Alcatraz, one of America’s most haunted prisons.