Paranormal

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: 13 Strange and Surprising Objects That People Claim Are Haunted

BLOG: 13 Strange and Surprising Objects That People Claim Are Haunted

When you hear the word haunted, you probably immediately think of a creepy haunted house. But it will probably shock no one to learn that places are not the only things that can be haunted. Ghost investigation shows, personal encounters, and internet photo galleries have revealed the prevalence of many haunted objects that bring unwanted dread and paranormal activity to anyone who possesses them. What kinds of objects are we talking about here? From decorations to furniture to undergarments, check out these 13 strange and surprising objects that people claim are haunted!

VIDEO: 10 of the Freakiest Alleged Poltergeists Caught on Video

VIDEO: 10 of the Freakiest Alleged Poltergeists Caught on Video

From frightening sounds to shopping carts pushing themselves to the classic breaking of dishes, make what you can of the strange, seemingly paranormal phenomena known as poltergeist activity by watching 10 of the Freakiest Alleged Poltergeists Caught on Video!

VIDEO: Online Hang Out with Tony and Mr. X Dreams

VIDEO: Online Hang Out with Tony and Mr. X Dreams

Tony recently joined storyteller and creator Mr. X Dreams on The Dreamercast for an online “hang out” on YouTube! Watch here for over an hour of some fun, assorted conversation between these two awesome show hosts.

LISTEN: Paranormal Portal Podcast - The Aliens Among Us

LISTEN: Paranormal Portal Podcast - The Aliens Among Us

If you have an especial interest in extraterrestrials, check out a new episode of PARANORMAL PORTAL, Episode 42 - The Aliens Among Us, as they explore the idea that there are extraterrestrial alien races living among us here on Earth. Could there really be entire populations of these otherworldly visitors living in our communities and walking among us every day? Listen now!

VIDEO: 5 Black Eyed Children Sightings Caught on Camera (Can You Spot the Fake?)

VIDEO: 5 Black Eyed Children Sightings Caught on Camera (Can You Spot the Fake?)

What is it about ghostly children that makes them extra creepy? The “Black Eyed Kid” phenomenon is especially chilling, with stories of children with solid black eyes showing up on doorsteps in the middle of the night, wandering desolate roads, and generally terrifying even fully grown adults. Are these child-like creatures ghosts? Demons? Science experiments? Whatever they may be, you probably don’t want to meet one. Check out their frightening visages from the safety of your own home with the video 5 Black Eyed Children Caught on Camera!

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: 5 Scary Shadow People Videos That Will Keep You Up At Night

VIDEO: 5 Scary Shadow People Videos That Will Keep You Up At Night

Don’t let the ubiquitous red circle on the video cover image fool you - the shadow people captured in this footage are more than vague shadowy blobs. Whatever they’re true nature, paranormal, hoaxed, or “other”, they are just as described: scary. Check out the video, 5 Scary Shadow People Videos That Will Keep You Up at Night, and decide for yourself just what you’re witnessing! Preferably in the daytime… with all the house lights on… surrounded by happy thoughts. Enjoy!

BLOG: Here's a List of Every Episode Featured in The Confessionals Intro!

BLOG: Here's a List of Every Episode Featured in The Confessionals Intro!

We get quite a stack of emails in The Confessionals’ inbox, and one of the questions we’re asked most frequently is, “What episodes are featured in your show’s intro?!” From the episode with the giant in the cave, to the guy who slithered over the floor, to the long bony fingers curling under the door, listeners are intrigued by the episode excerpts featured in the show’s opening montage! So after many inquiries, it finally occurred to us to bring those intriguing episodes to you all in one place!

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!

Written Confession: Strange Activity and Orbs in the Bedroom

Written Confession: Strange Activity and Orbs in the Bedroom

I’m at work as I post this, but I got two notifications and I checked the live feed. The two captures was the door opening and shutting two times and then the live feed shortly after shows a couple of orbs.

LIVE EVENT: The Confessionals Podcast at Pennhurst Asylum's 2019 ParaCon!

LIVE EVENT: The Confessionals Podcast at Pennhurst Asylum's 2019 ParaCon!

COMING SOON! Attention Philly and surrounding areas - Tony Merkel and some of The Confessionals’ team members will be attending Pennhurst Asylum's 2019 ParaCon Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21! The weekend will be packed with activities, vendors, and celebrity guests such as Grant Wilson, Steve Gonsalves, and Dave Tango of "Ghost Hunters," Mike Dolan and Brian McCauley of "The Demon Files," John Zaffis, Katrina Weidman, Brian J. Cano, and Christopher Saint Booth.

Creature Feature Friday: STICK MEN

Creature Feature Friday: STICK MEN

You read that right: today’s creature feature Friday is Stick Men. Though reports are rare, people around the world have been glimpsing black, two-dimensional stick men that resemble cartoon stick figures. These bizarre sightings sound almost absurd - how could a stick figure drawing come to life? - but are growing in prevalence. Take a closer look at these weird cryptids that seem to have walked right off the drawing page:

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!

NEWS: Upcoming Mexico Cruise to Offer UFO Watching and Paranormal Ports

NEWS: Upcoming Mexico Cruise to Offer UFO Watching and Paranormal Ports

Earlier this year, cruise company Portland Spirit announced they would be offering Bigfoot boat trips to search for Sasquatch… Now the Holland America cruise line has revealed their exploratory UFO cruise around Mexico in October 2019! Is searching out mysteries via waterways the new trend in paranormal investigation? Check out the details below, originally published by Travel Wires:

VIDEO: Rake Creatures Caught on Camera

VIDEO: Rake Creatures Caught on Camera

Bonus Episode 127: The Rake features an interview with Guy, who describes a rare, chance sighting of two creepy rake creatures near Dallas, Texas. (You can also watch the interview on video by clicking here.) If you aren’t familiar with what a RAKE purportedly is - or if you feel the need to be terrified today - check out the video below to watch a compilation of alleged rakes caught on camera!

VIDEO: 5 Creepy Sounds Captured on Sleep Recording Apps

VIDEO: 5 Creepy Sounds Captured on Sleep Recording Apps

Have you ever wondered if something …abnormal… is going on around you while you’re fast asleep at night? Using trusty, versatile, and all-seeing cell phones, more and more people are now monitoring their slumber with sleep recording apps, to capture their sleeping patterns and help improve restfulness. But they also capture a whole lot of creepiness.

16 Scary Things People Experienced in the Woods

16 Scary Things People Experienced in the Woods

Just what is it about woods and forests that makes them so beautiful and so eerie at the same time? When most people take a scenic hike through the woods, they don’t typically expect to come face to face with a shapeshifting, teleporting old witch in a cloak. But that’s exactly what our guest on Episode 125: The Shapeshifting Witch encountered while hiking around the isolated area of Dismal Falls in Transylvania County, North Carolina.

8 Things to Do on National Paranormal Day

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: