Category: Paranormal Cases

Durham is a Stranger Thing

Let’s Talk about Stranger Things I assure you this article contains no spoilers for season three. I do, however, talk about the connections of the series to the Paranormal, so if you’ve never seen any episodes, you will get a glimpse of what it’s about. However, I don’t think I’m ruining any of the plot…


The Weird Similarities Between the Amityville Murders and the Villisca Axe Murders

Murder tends to be a popular topic, especially in contemporary America. We idolize real-life serial killers and fantasize about fictional murderers. The action of taking another person’s life is a two-faced perspective. A lost life cut short is always tragic. On the other hand, how the murder happens fascinates people. Most importantly, we want to…


People in the Floor: The Forgery of the Bélmez Faces

While I believe this case is debunked, it still gives me the creeps. We’ve come a long way in paranormal education since 1971 when these faces first appeared on a kitchen floor in Bélmez de La Moraleda, a little village in Andalusia, Spain. The Story In August of 1971, a woman named María Gómez Cámara noticed…


My Family Went on Vacation & All I Got Was This Ghost Story

People go on vacation for a variety of reasons:  adventure, bonding with family friends, to use up their hours from work and most commonly, to decompress, relax and get away from it all. According to Linda Durnell from the Huffington Post, studies show that experiencing something traumatic during vacation can be even more distressful than…


Residential Cases: Why Bother?

I was recently interviewed on the “American Ghost Hunter” show, and I was faced with a question that I often hear these days. Why residential cases? Why indeed… For the past seven years of APS’ existence, our bread and butter have been residential cases. My experience in paranormal investigation goes far beyond the seven years,…


The Legend of Gray Man

Much of the APS Team lives in North Carolina, and you’ve probably guessed by now that we are all carefully watching the path of Hurricane Florence. As I write this, she has taken a slight turn south, and we here in the center of the state may be spared the full onslaught we had feared….


APS to Participate in the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt

The Association of Paranormal Study is thrilled to announce that they will be participating in the 2018 World’s Largest Ghost Hunt, hosted by National Ghost Hunting Day! We’re especially excited for this year because it’s all about historic preservation and saving historic places!  We will be investigating the Trivette Clinic on September 29th, 2018. There will be…


Johnny Cash’s Haunted Mansion & the White Witch of Rose Hall

Johnny Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, were two of the most iconic stars in the music business. They have forever embedded their legacy into our pop culture and society thanks to their music and charity work. While we got a glimpse of their personal lives through various interviews and the hit movie, “Walk…


Feeling the Pain of the Dead

In the two years I have been investigating with APS, I have had two experiences of stories being told through shared feelings of pain. We are taught as young children to share. We do this throughout our life. But I had not really given thought to how much of that goes with us when we…


The Difference Between Real Life Ghost Hunting & Ghost Hunting on TV

Greetings from Williamsburg, VA! I must say that the entertainment industry seems to be taking a step back from paranormal reality TV. I don’t really want to spend a significant amount of time on this blog bashing it, because ghost hunting shows aren’t really trying to show truth. They are trying to sell something. They…