September 2016 Caption This Contest

Happy first day of September! Time for a new Caption This contest! But first... Have you seen our newest section? It's our Weird Holidays and Observances calendar. You might've seen similar calendars listing a whole bunch of bizarre, unusual, fun, wacky and strange dates. (Just about every day of the year seems to

Haunted Canada Stamps and Coins

I thought it was pretty cool the United States Postal Service finally released a Halloween stamp. However, Canada has released something even cooler: Haunted Canada Stamps. I found out about them from the same place I found out about the U.S. Halloween stamps: Linn's Stamp News. Specifically from Fred Baumann's article:

Ten Paranormal TV Shows You Might Have Forgotten

When I was a kid, there was two things I really cared about to escape the real world. I watched a lot of Classic 60s TV, like "The Andy Griffith Show," "Bewitched," "The Munsters" and "Hogan's Heroes." I also watched a lot of Hollywood monster movies. You see kids, back in

USPS to Release First Halloween-Themed Stamps

Do you live in the United States and ever wish the United States Postal Service would issue Halloween stamps? I mean, they have them for other holidays. Which makes sense, especially for Hanukah, Christmas, and Kwanza. Everyone's mailing cards galore during the December holidays. However, what about for those of us that

“There surges forth a shriek…Maryland, my Maryland!”—A Grand Tour of Southern Ghosts

But lo! there surges forth a shriek, From hill to hill, from creek to creek- Potomac calls to Chesapeake, Maryland! My Maryland! --from Stanza VII, “Maryland, my Maryland” by James Ryder Randall (1861), state song of Maryland since 1939.  Point Lookout State Park 11175 Point Lookout Road Scotland, Maryland Where the Potomac River calls to and meets the Chesapeake Bay

Whitby’s Wafts, Boh-Ghost, and 199 Steps: Part 6 of Psychic Investigator Paul Fitz-George’s Series

Here we are. We've reached the end of guest blogger Psychic Investigator Paul Fitz-George's series, "Whitby’s Fascination for the Literati or how Dracula met the Jabberwocky."  It's been a whirlwind tour. Part 1 led us through Whitby's haunted history. Parts 2 through 5 told of Whitby's influence on Bram Stoker, Wilkie

Whitby and Charles Dickens: Part 5 of Psychic Investigator Paul Fitz-George’s Series

In case you're just joining us, Psychic Investigator Paul Fitz-George has been treating us to tales of Whitby's haunts and authors connected to the city for his series, "Whitby’s Fascination for the Literati or how Dracula met the Jabberwocky."  In Part 1 he gave us an overview of Whitby's haunts. Part

The Fascination with True Crimes – and Lizzie Borden

I'm pleased to welcome back author Chris Verstraete to Haunt Jaunts. This time we're one of the stops on her book blog tour. Chris, who also writes as C.A. Verstraete, has a new book releasing Tuesday September 13, 2016, Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter. Poor Lizzie. "She took an axe and