Tag Archives: Haunting

Demonology: In-Depth

May 25, 2011 | by admin
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Let’s revisit for a moment the all-familiar image of the actress Linda Blair as she appears as a girl possessed by demonic forces in the 1973 horror classic, The Exorcist. Since its debut, the film has raked in an impressive $402.5 million, captivating its audience with vivid and disturbing images of the battle between good […]

If These WALLS Could Talk…

May 25, 2011 | by admin
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On the evening of Thursday, June 10, 2010, I went to prison– not as an inmate, but as a researcher. The Huntsville Unit Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas is an ominous red brick structure jutting up from the East Texas hillside. The ‘Walls,’ as it has commonly been called for decades, is the oldest prison in […]

The People in the Basement (Part Two)

May 25, 2011 | by admin
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Part Two: Forget the Night-light As a child, I had an imagination that could rival anyone’s. Easily frightened by the simplest of things, I was a steady and reliable source of entertainment for my older siblings. They knew that if they wanted to get a rise out of me, they most certainly would. My oldest […]

The People in the Basement (Part Three)

May 25, 2011 | by admin
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Part Three: Just Beyond the Bathroom Door Paranormal activity in the basement of my childhood home was ‘normal’ to me. This isn’t to say that I enjoyed it; I certainly did not. It was just something I came to expect. My parents and siblings were thoroughly entertained (and just as thoroughly unconvinced) by my tales […]

The People in the Basement (Part Four)

May 25, 2011 | by admin
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Part Four: Silence Was Not The Solution The more and more I told people about what was happening around me in my childhood home, the more they distanced themselves from me. Friends, family members, anyone… they didn’t want to hear about the things they could not see. It is easier to pretend things do not […]