“The ghosts were all over me."
Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.
Fall is officially here, and you know what that means...Halloween! it is time for the ghosts and ghouls to come out and frolic. Want to know where you have the best chance of finding something spooky in Pittsburgh? Keep reading and bundle up while you are out searching for your next haunt.
This is my 5th year in a row wandering around Universal Studios so I feel like I'm decently qualified to share my expertise to help you survive your first or 21st trip to Halloween Horror Nights.
Fifty-six percent of Americans believe houses or rooms can be haunted. One in five believes Bigfoot is a real creature; about the same percentage are afraid of zombies. Yet at least until the walking dead put up their own candidate in the New Hampshire primary, those are not the concerns that should frighten us the most.
So you want to sell your house, but it is haunted and you are worried that will dissuade potential buyers. You may be tempted not to tell them. Heck, most people don't believe in ghosts anyway, right? Believe it or not, that strategy did not work out for a seller in New York.
Our family home was for sale. The proud Victorian house with its gingerbread and fancy, eye-shaped windows was built high up on the mountainside and looked down over the mining town in the valley below. As I drove up the gravel road, I knew that this was to be my last visit.
Who needs scary movies when you can hang out with actual ghosts in New York City? Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village
A stalwart of Canada's historic railway hotels, the Fairmont Banff Springs has been associated with the paranormal since its construction in 1888. One notable tale includes an unfortunate bride-to-be who immolated herself when descending the candlelit stairs in full wedding attire.
"I just got chicken skin thinking about it."
It's one thing to walk through a haunted maze on Halloween and have people in costumes jump out and startle you. But if you want to really take your scary activities to another level you can spend the night in one of these places that are believed to actually be haunted.
I was about six years old when this happened, but my recollection of what I'm about to write is crystal clear. It doesn't have the same fuzzy, uncertain quality that childhood memories sometimes have. I know for a fact that I didn't dream it. I will never forget the thing I saw.
Going through a haunted house is obviously a terrifying experience, but working as one of the monsters in a haunt can be scary for totally different reasons. Who knows how frightened people are going to react or what someone might do after they've had a few drinks. We asked several haunted house workers to share the craziest thing they've experienced while working on the job. Here are some of the best ones.
Enjoy a spooky stay this Halloween season at one of our favorite haunted hotels. From former prisons to medieval mansions to the property that inspired "The Shining," these terrifying retreats offer adventurous vacationers an up-close encounter with the spirit world.