For Peaches Veatch, it started early, after watching an episode of the TV series "That's Incredible!" as a child. "They had an episode on Toys "R" Us being haunted and Sylvia Brown the psychic did a séance."
Every October, haunted houses sprout up in neighborhoods across the country. If you're stuck trying to come up with a more exhilarating Halloween experience than having costumed teenagers chase you around with a chainsaw, you've come to the right place. Why go to a "haunted house" with fake ghosts when you can visit the real thing?
See ya, Saw. According to early estimates from Hollywood.com Box Office, the new big kahuna in horror is officially "Paranormal Activity," which conjured $22 million in its first weekend with a full wide release, clawing its way to the top of the box office after a full month in theaters.
After a long and troubled production, Warner Bros.' "Where the Wild Things Are" found its supper waiting, and it was hot to the tune of $32.5 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.
When the search was on for 24-year-old Washington intern Chandra Levy following her disappearance in April 2001, D.C. police were flooded with calls from self-professed psychics claiming to have had visions of her whereabouts.
Troy Taylor is the author of more than 40 books on all things paranormal -- most notably haunted houses. He's also the founder of the American Ghost Society, a network of ghost hunters who collect stories of sightings and hauntings, then use investigative techniques and equipment to track down evidence of the supernatural.
Troy Taylor is the author of more than 40 books on all things paranormal - most notably haunted houses. He's also the founder of the American Ghost Society, a network of ghost hunters who collect stories of sightings and hauntings, then use investigative techniques and equipment to track down evidence of the supernatural. Here he explains how you can find the right ghost buster to rid your old house of its specters and spirits.
Once known as a successful Jaycees fundraiser, haunted houses have grown into an entertainment industry that keeps "haunters" planning year-round to scare people in the most intense, state-of-the-art ways possible.
The movie "Ghostbusters" is loads of silly fun. But hunting ghosts is serious business and you'll have to treat it as such in "Ghosthunter," Namco's ghoulish new action-adventure game for the PlayStation 2.
Here's a scenario familiar to gamers: While fighting evil in your favorite action game, you stumble upon a nest of bad guys. You're packing more weapons than Rambo on moving day, but you're frozen with indecision as you frantically try to determine which one to use: