▼ ARCHIVED STORIES
▲ ARCHIVED STORIES
Welcome to the Archive!
Feel free to browse through our older feature articles and interviews here. Everything has
been organized according to the major theme of the article, and then by publication date.
Pulsating Orb in the November Night Sky
The sighting of a glowing red orb ignited Sue Demeter St-Clair’s inquiring
mind. Finding “people who were looking into these extraordinary
experiences without prejudice” shaped her investigative mandate.
GHOSTS & HAUNTINGS
The Ramifications of the Reading Horrors
A look at the infamous crimes of 19th-century British baby-farmer Amelia
Dyer and tales of her spectre after her execution.
Edmonton's McKay Avenue School
Christopher Laursen reflects on the first article he wrote about haunted
locations in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1992.
Japanese Yokai On-Screen
Three fantastical Japanese films introduce viewers to the culture’s rich
variety of kwaidan and yokai – ghosts, some of them shapeshifting, others
animal hybrids – all defying conventions of the Western imagination.
Pulsallama, “The Devil Lives In My Husband’s Body”
What are the roots of the 1980s hidden pop music gem, “The Devil Lives in
My Husband’s Body” by Pulsallama? Band member Staceyjoy Elkin points
out that pulp fiction not early modern witch trials served as the inspiration.
STUDIES & RESEARCH
Dissertation Reviews: 5 Archives on the Modern Metaphysical
Christopher Laursen reviews the archives he visited in the U.S. and the U.K.
in 2012 in his doctoral research on the history of studies of the paranormal.
Surveying Hong Kong's Abundant Spirits
Polls of paranormal encounters have provided insightful data into the
diversity of such experiences. Gettysburg College sociologist Charles
Emmons is looking to revise one such study he did in the 1980s.
TRAVELS & JOURNEYS
The Ghosts of Gili Meno
With its beautiful turquoise waters, pathways absent of motor vehicles, and
view over the dry mountains of Lombok, Gili Meno is the perfect Indonesian
island getaway. But by night, you may not feel alone in the dark.
STUDIES & EXPERIENCES
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