Whew! The holiday season has kept Leo and I at the museum hopping. But we're not too busy to fill orders. So be sure to check out our online store and get an EMF reader for the ghost buster in your life. 1) Looking for a historically haunted house? The Forge Mansion in Womelsdorf, PA, is for sale! The mansion includes four bathrooms and... ghosts. 2) Haunting with the rich and famous --Jennifer Aniston admits she once lived with a ghost. 3) Were the prehistoric skeletons foun
Did you know the Victorians had a tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve? Maybe it's because winter was the traditional spooky season back in the day. Cold. Darkness. Not a lot of food. At the paranormal museum, starting December 1st, we're exploring the supernatural elements of the holiday season -- from St. Nick to Grylla the Christmas Ogress. So stop on by! In the meantime, here's your weekly roundup of paranormal news: 1) 2018 is the 30th anniversary of the S
More audio books have arrived! The first three books in my Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum series are available as audio books on Audible and iTunes, and I'm loving the covers the publisher designed! Audible | iTunes When Maddie Kosloski’s career flatlines, she retreats to her wine-country hometown for solace and cheap rent. Railroaded into managing the local paranormal museum, she’s certain the rumors of its haunting are greatly exaggerated. But a new ghost may be on the
Happy Friday the 13th! Unless, of course, you're a triskaidekaphobe, in which case, my condolences. Here's your paranormal news of the week! 1) The ghost car crashes that went viral are. . . fake. Sorry, everyone. 2) A mass suicide in Barari, India, has people wondering if the paranormal is to blame. 3) Traveling? Here's a list of America's top ghost towns! 4) And a "new" ghost town is opening this autumn. 5) UFOs in Canada! Manitoba's UFOlogy Research has released a survey o
Even though this is a zinfandel region, my friends and I are cooling off with chilled roses, because...hot! And I'm sad to report the museum's A/C is on the fritz. Maybe we'll get lucky and a ghost will stop by to chill the room... 1) A paranormal circus? Want! 2) Got ghosts? Here's how to get rid of 'em. 3) Man claims girlfriend dumped him after ghost followed him home from exorcism. It's not you, it's...Caspar. 4) So ghost hunting has become old hat? You too can become a UF
I had to double check the date on a few of these stories to make sure they weren't early April Fools' Day jokes. Is the paranormal getting... weirder? Or is it my imagination? 1) With the growing demand for exorcists, an independent organization is offering exorcisms online. 2) The Russian Navy's secret UFO files, unleashed! (I used to live over there, and am convinced the Russian military intentionally fanned the fires of UFO stories to cover up for activities on their own b
The third book in my Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum series, Deja Moo, hits the bookstores (online and off) today. To celebrate, my publisher, Midnight Ink, has dropped the ebook price for the first two books. The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum is only .99 cents, and book 2, Pressed to Death, is $2.99. These prices won't last, so grab them now! Here's the blurb for the latest book, Deja Moo: A holiday tradition turns deadly, but is the paranormal museum to blame? Maddi
Welcome to another week of the top five in paranormal news! It's a totally subjective ranking, but the supernatural is sort of subjective too. 1) And speaking of subjective, the debate over ghosts are real or hallucinations continues. And why do ghost stories go back centuries and cross cultures? 2) Is the Internet killing magic? This witch claims it is so. 3) California woman sues the state over their denial of the existence of Bigfoot. Such a litigious society we live in...
1) For a museum that doesn't "do" UFOs, I sure end up writing about them a lot on this blog. A new Marist poll indicates that 68% of Americans think there's intelligent life on other planets. It's a big universe, so the idea that we're alone just seems unlikely to me. 2) A group of ghost hunters in Cornwall is using the power of social media for their explorations. They've asked their Facebook followers if any can "tune in" to the vibes coming off a... wait for it... haunted
Huzzah! The San Benedetto Paranormal Museum is back for your weekly supernatural goodness! Here's my top five round-up for the last seven days. 1) Last week, my fellow blogger, witch and barista Jayce Bonheim, wrote about a witch restaurant. It must be a trend, because here's a supernatural cafe with witchy elixirs. 2) And speaking of witches, Slovakian police have put out a warning about witches hanging out in Bratislava parking lots. 3) Have you ever been on a ghost hunt? W
A holiday tradition turns deadly, but is the paranormal museum to blame?
Maddie Kosloski is no fan of San Benedetto's Christmas Cow, a thirty-foot straw bovine that graces the town square every December. For one thing, the cow displaces her paranormal museum as the number one tourist attraction. Plus, every year, despite around-the-clock surveillance, the cow goes up in flames.
But this year, there's more than just a fire blazing in Maddie's wine-country hometown. One o