hunting

Most Haunted Is Scary And Here’s Why

23 August, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Thursday evening at 10pm I sat down to watch the return of Most Haunted. My intention was to tweet along with the show and counter any pseudo-scientific claims that they made during the broadcast, and yet I need not have bothered. There was no use of EMF Meters, laser grid pens, thermal imaging equipment, dictaphones or thermometers throughout [...]

Review: Ghost Hunting – A Survivors Guide

4 May, 2014 // 2 Comments

In ‘Ghost Hunting – A Survivors Guide’ author John Fraser demonstrates his knowledge of ghost hunting history, presenting a great overview of the past 2000 years of ghost hunting and how it has shaped into the modern landscape of multi-disciplinary paranormal research. He asks early on ‘Does the inclusion of more people [...]

Only douchebags go ghost hunting at POW camps

29 April, 2014 // 3 Comments

A ghost events company called Compass Paranormal have come under fire from angry customers after a recent overseas ghost hunting event they held at Colditz was not as advertised and was, in general, apparently a bit crap. In response someone claiming to represent Compass Paranormal has made a comment suggesting they are taking legal action [...]

Television Clones: When Ghost Hunting Goes BAD!

2 March, 2014 // 4 Comments

The Thorne and District Gazette ran a story recently about how a reporter for the paper spent some time with ‘professional ghost hunters’ at Cusworth Hall which is rumoured to be haunted. When reading the piece and watching the accompanying video it becomes clear very quickly that the alleged professional ghost hunters are, in fact, a [...]

The Folly of Ghost Hunters

27 February, 2014 // 3 Comments

I started ghost hunting just after I turned Eighteen. I didn’t know anything about the subculture that is ghost hunting culture and the two years that followed me starting up a paranormal research team were eye-opening and a bit scary at times. Just prior to losing my belief in ghosts I was screamed at down the phone by the founder of [...]

Leave the ghosts alone Part II

13 December, 2011 // 6 Comments

An earlier blog of mine titled ‘Leave the ghosts alone’ has caused some confusion with some who have read it. I have seen a number of replies on my blog and elsewhere, where people can’t understand how I can think it is unethical for people to be disresepctful towards what they believe to be ghosts when ghosts don’t exist. [...]

Dear new ghost hunter,

28 August, 2011 // 13 Comments

You’ve decided to become a ghost hunter, and so have applied the title to yourself because after all there is no mandatory training or registration to go through. You just need a team name (maybe), a website and you’re done. You can check out other ghost hunting team websites and maybe buy the same bits of kit they have, and copy their [...]
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