The following written confession was shared via Reddit: When I was in high school, my younger brother and I shared a bedroom. His bed was on one side of the room and mine was on the other. My brother was an avid sleepwalker and would also talk in his sleep all of the time. Sharing a bedroom with him, it was unsettling at first, but I eventually got used to it. One night, it’s about 3am and I suddenly wake up from a deep sleep, instantly alert...
If you want to summon some really big spirits, you’re going to need a really big Ouija board - the world’s largest Ouija board, in fact! On October 12, 2019, the aptly titled “OuijaZilla” - a 9,000-pound Ouija board - was unveiled in no less than spooky Salem, Massachusetts. Handcrafted by a New Jersey tattoo artist and Ouija board collector, OuijaZilla has more square footage than many houses, and includes a planchette over 15 feet long!
Our local area has some more ghostly news happening just in time for Halloween, as haunted Pennhurst Asylum in Spring City, PA is getting some attention from A&E this season. On October 30, the arts and entertainment network will air a record-breaking special about the infamous facility, featuring the longest-ever ghost hunt at a haunted location. Paranormal investigators spent an impressive two weeks locked inside Pennhurst, and will share their experiences with the world when "World's Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum" debuts the night before Halloween.
A holographic Halloween decoration is haunting the Delaware River in Philadelphia! From October 4 through November 3, residents and sightseers can glimpse an eerily beautiful ghost ship docked under the Ben Franklin Bridge. The elaborate hologram is actually a special art installation representing a piece of the city’s history.
Listen now to two eerie episodes of Strange Familiars, set in the ghost town of Pandemonium! Chad, Mark, and Timothy legend trip into the abandoned ghost town of Pandemonium, Pennsylvania. Chad and Timothy decide to stay the night. In the first part we discuss some of the features and history of Pandemonium, learn about some tragic deaths which occurred around the town, visit the town cemetery, find an old dynamite shack, and head into the woods - where some things disappear. Chad and Timothy return to the cemetery around midnight to find it quiet and peaceful in the moonlight… until, suddenly, things change.
EVPs, electronic voice phenomena, are audio recordings believed to contain the voices of the dead. If you’re a fan of ghost hunting shows, you’ve probably already heard your fair share of creepy EVPs featuring ominous messages from the other side. But also if you’re a fan of ghost hunting shows, then you’re probably always ready to hear some more! From an EVP recorded in an old cinema to a chilling ghost voice captured in a train station, Slapped Ham shares some ghostly audio recordings… are they the most chilling EVPs ever recorded?
Plug in those headphones, International Podcast Day is here again! Observed every September 30 since 2014, International Podcast Day is a global celebration of the power of the podcast medium. Earlier this month we polled our listeners across all of our social media platforms to come up with a list of their very favorite podcasts. (Besides The Confessionals, of course.) In honor of International Podcast Day, check out these top 10 favorite podcasts listened to by The Confessionals Podcast fans - along with a few other honorable mentions as a bonus - and start building yourself the ultimate listening queue!
Dust off your EMF meters and break out your EVP recorders - September 28 is National Ghost Hunting Day! Established in 2016, National Ghost Hunting Day recognizes the growing popularity of paranormal investigating across the globe. Since ghost hunting is best done after dark, we’ve put together a short list of some haunted places in America where investigators can search for spirits all night long. If you ain’t afraid of no ghost, test your paranormal investigator mettle at these 10 haunted places in the U.S. where ghost hunters can spend the night!
The following written confession, photo, and video were submitted via email: “…They stopped the listening and she went right away towards the noises they heard and checks the area with her flashlight, while panning the light right and left you can see a black shadow form of a person walking up a staircase and go into a door…”
Coming this October, The Confessionals Podcast is teaming up with the awesome Anointed AK, a men’s grooming products company that handcrafts all of its creations in Alaska. Just in time for Fall and Halloween, Anointed AK and The Confessionals are bringing an all new beard oil collaboration series inspired by some of the world’s most famous cryptid and paranormal encounters!
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!
Ever wondered where in the world all the weird things are happening? Look no further than Liminal Earth! The web based mapping tool is on a quest to track bizarre stories, strange places, and odd encounters all over the globe. VICE offers details of the enterprising paranormal project in the article shared here, so check out Liminal Earth’s growing collection of weird accounts, and maybe submit a story of your own to the map!
Listen now! Strange Familiars Episode 111: Swapcast - Conspirinormal from August 19, 2019. First, Nate stops by and shares a creepy story which starts with a policeman following his family home, behaving strangely. He also shares a story about a mysteriously behaving iPod and a weird night hike in Michaux Forest. Next we have our swapcast - Conspirinormal co-hosts Adam and Serfiel join Timothy for a long conversation ranging from bigfoot, women-in-white, flannel man, bunnyman, alien abductions, Austin Spare, and more.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.