As of today, the number of cases organizations are getting has dwindled considerably, often weeks or months separate inquiries and actually landing an investigation has become burdensome. So what caused the sudden decline in paranormal popularity?
by Tony Harrington It was summer of 2009 when “Something Awful” forum member Eric Knudsen, going by the alias Victor Surge, first introduced web users to the frightening world of Slender Man. The Slender Man was created by Knudsen as part of the Something Awful photo contest by which users took ordinary photos and edited … Continue reading A Meme to Kill For: The Slender Man Phenomenon
by Tony Harrington A little over two years ago, I attended an investigation of a private residence in Mayflower, Arkansas. Little did I know at the time, that it would yield 2 significant personal experiences that would challenge my skepticism, but ultimately raise more questions than it answered. You can review the archives for "The … Continue reading A Most Uncertain Feeling (An extensive breakdown of our recent investigation)
by Tony Harrington New age mystics have long believed in the ability to warp the world to their benefit by the simple act of meditating on a specific outcome. There are many different names by which the “phenomenon” is known such as “The Law of Attraction, but I will coin a phrase here; I call … Continue reading Where There’s A Will: The “Forced Reality” Phenomenon
by Tony Harrington ci·vil·i·ty /səˈvilitē/ Formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech. Polite remarks used in formal conversation. (source: Dictionary.com) A recent comment-battle has unfortunately spurred the writing of this article. Contrary to the opinion of one very angry reader, this entry like all others, has not been copied and pasted from other sources; … Continue reading House Rules: Civility and the Blog
by Tony Harrington Empathy: (n) The ability to understand and share the feelings of another Empath: (n) An individual able to assume the feelings of other individuals through a psychic link Traversing the world of psychic phenomenon is confusing, laborious, and often wrought with speculation and “what-if” scenarios. Those who do not believe that it … Continue reading I Feel You: The Empath Phenomenon
by Tony Harrington Permanently docked in Baltimore’s “Inner Harbor” at the famous Pier 1, the USS Constellation stands regally amidst a booming tourist destination. She has been returned to her former splendor thanks in part to a restoration effort that spanned over three years, an effort that replaced nearly every square inch of the ships … Continue reading Historical Haunts: The USS Constellation “Baltimore’s Haunted Warship”
by Tony Harrington In the world of the paranormal, there is seldom anything new to write home about. Ghosts are ghosts after all, the tried and true staple of an investigator’s diet. Rarely do we see an emergence of a new phenomenon. We might see an older type of entity experience resurgence in popularity due … Continue reading The Black Stick Man Phenomenon
by Tony Harrington The belief in guardian angels is not something new. In fact, guardian and tutelary angels and their hierarchy was introduced into Christianity in the 5th century by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite. Since then, there has been a firm and unwavering belief among Christians that God assigns guardian angels to serve, protect, and provide … Continue reading Angels Among Us
by Tony Harrington "Have you been half-asleep? And have you heard voices? I heard them calling my name" -Kermit the Frog The other night I posted the above quote from the Paul William's penned song which was featured prominently in the original "The Muppet Movie" as well as the new movie "The Muppets". I left … Continue reading Have You Heard Voices?