Blog & Research

Bigfoot Spotted In North Carolina? You Be the Judge!

Remember how the news exploded over reports that Bigfoot was spotted in McDowell County, North Carolina? Well, it turns out that it was a shaman named  Gawain McGregor wearing animal skins. When the news first broke that Bigfoot was spotted in the Appalachian Mountains, I couldn’t help but feel skeptical. But others literally freaked out…


Poltergeist: Mind or Ghost Presentation 8/26/17

Here is the video from today’s presentation: For those of you who missed today’s presentation or are curious about my notes, you can find the slide show below:


Was a UFO Spotted Over Raleigh, NC?

A first hand account from APS CORE member, Beth! I saw something that could only be described as a UFO (in the literal sense of the word) a few weeks ago. And I’m not big into all that, as y’all know. It was Sunday night, August 6th, 2017 about 9:45pm at night on New Bern…


Our Fascination with ITC

Ghost boxes, shack hack radios, Frank’s Box, Echovox, oh my! Instrumental Trans-Communication, better known as ITC. If you’re involved in the paranormal community and/or investigating, you’ve probably seen this term A LOT and might have even participated in said practice. ITC is a technique of using electronic means to communicate with ghosts. In this day…


The Power of Suggestion in the Paranormal

If you tell yourself a place is haunted, you tell others a place is haunted, there’s a good chance you just might experience something in that place because you believe in it. If this sounds rather off, that’s because it is. How often do we prime ourselves before an investigation, and then we end up…


Alexander Hamilton: Haunting More than the Theatre

If you know me as well as another APS member, Beth, then you’re probably thinking, “It was only a matter of time before APS talked about Hamilton’s ghost.” Truthfully, I wanted to cover Hamilton for a while, especially after Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical took off. I have alway had a fascination for hauntings that surrounded…


Moving Coffins: The Mystery of the Chase Vault in Barbados

The coastal town of Oistins, Christ Church, Barbados was a British colony where the main economy was tobacco and cotton. There was unrest not only in the town where they had slaves imported but also below ground. I came across this story about a month ago while looking for alternate poltergeist cases besides Enfield. I found…


The Waning Novelty of Ghost Hunting

As I prepare for our team’s upcoming expedition to Gettysburg, I find myself reflecting on the ghost hunting community. I want to be very specific when I say “ghost hunting” because I don’t want it to be confused with paranormal research. While the trend of ghost hunting is fading a bit thanks to the dwindling…


Sweet Dreams: The Haunted Bed of North Carolina’s Executive Mansion

North Carolina’s Executive Mansion, also known as the Governor’s Mansion, is located in Downtown Raleigh.  The stunning city-block sized building on Blount Street began it’s construction in 1883, and was built mainly using Prison Labor.  The mansion is built from natural materials found in North Carolina, meaning a lot of red brick.  One fascinating piece…


The Legend of the Leprechaun

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Several of our members here at Association of Paranormal Study are very interested in Irish folklore, so we thought we’d discuss the legend of the Leprechaun today! According to Irish fables, the Leprechaun is a tiny entity that normally takes the form of a miniature version of an old man wearing…