The world wide web has been abuzz lately with discussion of the million-dollar reward offered by Olympia Beer for the safe capture of a Bigfoot. Many of the details have been laid out through their press release and the contest’s website. Having read the company’s official statement, I felt the need to inquire a bit [...]
John E.L. Tenney’s columns have been printed in magazines and newspapers world-wide, and he has lectured to numerous public and private schools, universities, organizations and clubs. It is estimated that, over the past 20 years, more than 40,000 people have attended one of John’s signature “Weird Lectures.” Mr. Tenney has also been interviewed extensively on [...]
In the vast sea of paranormal reality television, you really have to have something unique to differentiate yourself from the pack. Sometimes it’s a minor celebrity (Jack Osbourne in Haunted Highway, everyone in Celebrity Ghost Story), sometimes it’s a vaguely offensive premise (Psychic Kids), and other times it’s just a matter of tackling something new [...]
On October 19th, 2009, a television special by the name of Extreme Paranormal debuted on the A&E network. Within mere minutes of it’s start, the internet lit up; blogs called it disrespectful, family interest groups called it dangerous, and even the golden calfs of the paranormal community, people like Ghost Hunters‘ Grant Wilson, took the [...]
Since Buffy the Vampire Slayer left the airwaves in 2003, there has remained a considerably large gap in the genre of high-schooler-fights-monsters television. Well, America, never fear, because from the Great White North comes salvation (or damnation, rather) in the form of Todd & The Book of Pure Evil. Earlier this year, Canadians were treated [...]
Actor and comedian Dean Haglund, best known for his role on television’s the X-Files (and more recently, as the host of Ghost Adventures Live), has more in common with his television role than one might think. He’s a self-proclaimed geek, an inventor, and even a bit of a conspiracy theorist. Regular contributor Tony Hart-Wilden had the [...]
A few months ago, WF was fortunate enough to sit down with indie film director Robbie Newman and pick his brain about the past, present, and future of NewGil Pictures, his favorite films, his latest film Clown, and his thoughts on his first major independent feature The Graveyard Shift, a cult ghost hunting documentary that featured many of the writers for this very ‘zine.