Southern California Exorcisms: A Recent History

In a search of notable Southern California exorcisms, one thing is clear: the trend of crimes, including murder, under the […] Read more

They Moved The Headstones, But Not the Bodies!

I don’t want to alarm anyone – but you know how the haunting in Poltergeist (based in Simi Valley) was […] Read more

Sleep With a (Dead) Rock Star, or the Ghost of One

In Washington, DC, you can find hotels full of ghosts of former Presidents and politicians. New England is rotten with […] Read more

Marilyn Monroe Haunts Here

If the rumors are to be believed, Marilyn Monroe still gets around. Fifty years after her untimely demise, the ghost of […] Read more

Gram Parson’s Death Trip and Everlasting Grievous Angel

I don’t know if anyone has ever had a more loyal friend than Gram Parsons had in Phil Kaufman. Sometime […] Read more

Los Angeles: City of Hexes and Curses!

In 1968, Louise Huebner cast a spell from the Hollywood Bowl to increase the “sexual vitality of the County of […] Read more

The Black Dahlia Was Here: A tour of L.A.’s most infamous unsolved murder

It has been nearly 70 years since the naked, severed body of Elizabeth Short was found in a vacant Los Angeles [...]

Amnesiacs, hoaxes, and homicide cover-ups at the La Brea Tar Pits

A few years ago, I was giving an out of town friend the nickel tour of Los Angeles, which always […] Read more

The Strange Case of Victor Kilian and the Ghost of the Chinese Theatre

When two octogenarian actors died within a week of each other in March, 1979, it could have been seen as […] Read more