The Performance of Ghost Hunting, Part I

This is a two-part post about my studies into the relationship between performance and the act of ghost hunting. A performance is typically defined as an event where there is someone who is presenting something, and there are a group of people observing. This definition of performance is not limited to only theatres or television… Continue reading The Performance of Ghost Hunting, Part I

Responsibility

Well, first of all: Shame on me. It's been 5 months since I've updated this blog. But I'm happy that it's still getting a ton of traffic for my Shakespeare posts (now I know what the audience really wants). Anyway, now to catch you all up to my life as I know it thus far.… Continue reading Responsibility

The Real Doctor Faustus

The legends of brilliant men making pacts with the Devil in order to acquire their knowledge is a tale as old as time.  Theophilus the Penitent was one of the earliest legends, but a man from Germany would become more famous, and immortalized in many works such as Christopher Marlowe's play, Doctor Faustus, and Goethe's… Continue reading The Real Doctor Faustus

The Six Years After: Love, Live, and Remember

Six years ago today, I was in a car accident that almost killed me.  I was 19 at the time, just finished the fall semester of my sophomore year of college with horrible grades, and very emotional from an incident with my ex-boyfriend that evening.  Plans were made, he ditched the plans, and when I… Continue reading The Six Years After: Love, Live, and Remember

Do Spirits “Notice” You?

I received a great question on the Facebook page from Sara D., who asked, From my own personal research, I have found many share the view that by actively participating in the paranormal (ie: investigating, ganzfeld experiment) or the occult (ie seances, ouija boards) you open yourself up more spiritually and make it easier for… Continue reading Do Spirits “Notice” You?