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Thursday, May 6th, 2010
6:00 pm
Spirits from South Carolina Asylum
Forgive me if this is spam, but I thought this might be a good place to advertise something like this:
As described in the listing, these are spirits drawn from the grounds of the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum. They've been bottled and pacified, but the person who did it doesn't know what to do with them. These are potent charms. Please message me either on ebay or on livejournal if you have any questions or offers. (Also message me if I am breaking a rule in posting this).
Thursday, April 29th, 2010
7:20 pm
Ghost Photos for Gallery
We are getting ready to launch the Apparition Exhibition III For the Spring.

The original Apparition Exhibition brought over 500 people to "oooh" & "ahh" at the site of the paranormal.

If you have a photo that you would like to be included please contact us. info@lifeanddeathtours.com

Life & Death.
Salem's Morbid Gift Shop.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
8:32 pm
ghost experience?
Just wondering if anyone wants to share their ghost experience?
Sunday, January 24th, 2010
12:21 am
seeing ghosts

I see ghosts and I'm looking for some help.  I dont understand why I see them.  I feel very scared when I see a ghost.  I heard one talking to me, it seemed that they were in a different universe or something strange.  She said are they here now. Like as if am I here like I like here in this house I guess she does too.  So, I was very scared when I heard her spoke I thought it was my Mom then I could not speak when I realized what was going on.  I would like some help with this.  Last one I saw I was at the hospital.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
1:17 am
Paranormal Central Ohio?
Are there any paranormal groups on central Ohio? I would love to get together with others interested in the paranormal. I used to "investigate" abandoned houses, but have not done so in a long time. Would love to get back into it. If interested, I live in Mount Vernon, just about hour north of Columbus.
Saturday, October 24th, 2009
10:01 pm
I'm hoping the Mods allow a posts like this;

Paranormal Activity isn`t coming to my city so I was wondering if you guys have watched it on a site? Ive looked on many different sites and I havent found it.

Thanks for the help.
Friday, September 25th, 2009
4:10 pm
October Events at Life & Death in Salem

October Events at Life & Death in Salem

Museum Place Mall 1 E India Square Salem,MA

All October we are pleased to be hosting:

You Can Purchase Tickets Here

Friday October 16th
What Was That?!!

A Paranormal Investigation Primer Course hosted by 'ParaTom' of ParaX.com

Do you have an interest in Paranormal Investigation, but do not know where to start?
Life & Death and 'Paratom' are hosting an evening primer course on the basics of the craft. In this course you will learn:

Introduction and Background

Letting the public know you are ready to help/finding a team to investigate with

Pre-Investigation Interviews

The Night Of Investigation


What Was That?

Reviewing Your Findings and Presenting The Report

Cost for this event is $30pp, or $50pp which includes EMF Meter!!


Friday October 9th
7 pm –9pm There is no charge for this event, so don’t miss a heart beat.

A Haunted Evening With the Co-Hosts of Ghost Chronicles Radio

Join paranormal investigator Ron Kolek and trance medium Maureen Wood as they launch their new highly acclaimed book Ghost Chronicles. Kolek is a scientist and skeptic while Wood is a fifth generation psychic medium. Together they have investigated hundreds of hauntings throughout the country including the Lizzy Borden House.

They will share some of their most fascinating cases as described in their new book, as well as take questions from the audience.

David Wells of the television show Most Haunted says of Ron and Maureen:
“Ron and Maureen are the perfect combination for paranormal investigation. Together they inform, entertain, and intrigue their guests; both this side of the veil as well as those looking from the other!”

Salem witch Christian Day said of Ron and Maureen:
“Not since Hans Holzer and Sybil Leek has there been such a perfect ghost Hunting Team!”

To register for this event contact us at info@lifeanddeathtours.com

or call (978) 210-2603

Thursday October 15th
7 pm –8pm There is no charge for this event

Visit with the Dead with author Roxie Zwicker

Join Life & Death, and Roxie Zwicker as she invites the curious into some of the most fascinating burial grounds of New England in "Haunted Cemeteries of New England: Stories, Stones, and Superstitions."

Full of bone-chilling, mystical, and ghostly stories, the book offers a glimpse into the region's history and haunted past. Ready to be spooked? Read about the forgotten burial ground in the Connecticut woods or the legends of Old Burial Hill in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Also, unearth some of the unusual superstitions, epitaphs, and burial customs of old New England. The eight-page color collection and abundance of black and white photographs show remarkable gravestones and scenic cemeteries that will visually transport readers to the graveyards.

To register for this event contact us at info@lifeanddeathtours.com

or call (978) 210-2603

Saturday, September 19th, 2009
7:26 pm
Paranormal Investigation Course OCT 16th at Life & Death

Friday October 16th

What Was That?!!

A Paranormal Investigation Primer Course hosted by 'ParaTom' of ParaX.com

Do you have an interest in Paranormal Investigation, but do not know where to start?

Life & Death and 'Paratom' are hosting an evening primer course on the basics of the craft. In this course you will

Introduction and Background

Letting the public know you are ready to help/finding a team to investigate with

Pre-Investigation Interviews

The Night Of Investigation


What Was That?

Reviewing Your Findings and Presenting The Report

Tom Lynch is "ParaTom".

He is a level headed Paranormal investigator that stands out in the crowd.

Tom is internationally known and works with some of the most educated experts in the paranormal field.

His recent investigations include

Tenney Gatehouse in Methuen, MA

The Edith Whorton House in Lenox, MA

The Country Tavern in Nashua, NH

Private homes in Danville, NH and Derry, NH

Haverhill, MA

Central Terminal, Buffalo, NY

Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia, PA

Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Many old cemeteries along the way

Cost for this event is $30pp, or $50pp which includes EMF Meter!!

Buy Tickets HERE


Tuesday, September 1st, 2009
2:20 pm
Do you have a great ghost photo?
We are getting ready to launch the Apparition Exhibition II For the month of October, here in SALEM!!

The original Apparition Exhibition brought over 500 people to "oooh" & "ahh" at the site of the paranormal.

If you have a photo that you would like to be included please contact us. info@lifeanddeathtours.com

Nichole & Rhys
Life & Death
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
9:51 pm
New Video: The Otherworldly Photography of Paul Michael Kane
Wanna see some cool dark and creepy photography?

I've just produced a new video that focuses on award-winning photographer Paul Michael Kane's contributions to the current deck of Konxari Cards. Many of you already know Paul, as he's been the designer and webmaster of MattBusch.com for ten years. Our roots run deep, having worked on a myriad of projects together, including the Style D one sheet movie poster for STAR WARS: Revenge of the Sith.

In this video, you'll see some of Paul's extraordinary work that led him to be the official Konxari photographer. You also hear some of the stories behind the eerie images, and get a taste of how Kane creates such breath-taking and evocative photos.

Konxari: The Otherworldly Photography of Paul Michael Kane

Be sure to keep up with all of Paul's amazing photography at PaulMichaelKane.com.

You can find out more about Konxari Cards at Konxari.com.
Monday, August 17th, 2009
4:48 pm
2 Days Left. Tickets Going FAST!! Richard Felix in Salem
We also have SPECIAL PRICING for PARANORMAL GROUPS. Contact via email for details

Richard Felix, of "Most Haunted"

Join Life & Death in Salem for a one time only Ghost Tour & Presentation

Thursday, August 13th, 2009
1:47 am
Salem Ghost Tour with Richard Felix of "Most Haunted"
Wednesday Aug 19th Richard Felix will be joining Life & Death in Salem for a presentation, and a special ghost tour.
We also lowered the ticket price for the event.

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009
1:05 pm
Konxari Cards. What do you think?
So I posted here a while back, but I think I came across the wrong way. I'm not looking to sell anything, just your feedback.

What's the consensus? A card divination process that combines tarot cards with a ouija board? For Ghost Hunting?

Can these cards really deliver messages from those on the other side??
Friday, June 26th, 2009
6:46 pm
My 1980s Ghost Story

The House at 5501 Smith Avenue

Newark California

My best friend Alice and I were moving out on our own for the first time. We found this incredible rental in Newark, California. It was an old six-bedroom farm house.. perfect for kids just starting out. We figured if we could keep all the rooms rented it would cost around $100.00 per month per person.

We fell in love with the house at first site. It needed a little paint and work but it was awesome! It was connected by a water tower to a smaller "apartment", Aside from our neighbors we were the only house on that side of the street. Perfect for the many parties we planned on having!

While moving in the first incident happened. We got locked out. The front door lock required a key to lock it from in or outside. Alice climbed in through the window. The door was definitely locked. No one was in the house and there was no key in sight.

The first things we found out about the house was from the people 2 tenants back (Later we observed everybody who lived there came back). The garage, kitchen, pantry and Alice’s room was the original house. It had been a bunkhouse, Eventually it became a family home and it grew as the family grew. The last addition being the apartment next door. The first floor consisted of the rooms mentioned, the dining room, my bedroom, a dressing room, and a bathroom.

The staircase had several landings. The first flight led to the sunroom, which had a door to the sundeck (flat roof). More stairs led to the bathroom (they went in a square pattern). The next few stairs led to 2 more bedrooms.

The house had a huge garage, a Quonset hut (which we were not allowed in), 2 small play house like sheds, lots of trees and space. Apparently there had been an Olympic sized pool behind the house at one point. There was also a capped off well

What we learned: Before becoming a rental the house had belonged to one family (all names withheld). The last member went insane in the house. He had dogs chained to some sort of pulley system (it was still there …. I kept one) Anyone who came on the property was chased by dogs. The man died alone.

Years later a local contractor bought the house and a group of kids like us moved in. They rebuilt the kitchen and the upstairs bathroom… They said it looked as though the Adams family had lived there… It was full of webs, dirty and there were splinted wooden counter tops in the kitchen.

After we had lived there a good 6 months they asked us if anything weird happened and told us their stories… They heard a lot of noises in the house. Most of them centered around the staircase… footsteps going up and down… banging. One of them was sure it was sounds from the nearby freeway.

The people after them were a big problem (and yes they came back too) No one told us the house had been repeatedly raided by the police. A police officer fell down the stairs and broke his back. They were eventually busted for the biggest porno ring in Alameda County. There had been thousands of photos taken in what was now our living room. The house didn’t like them. A very heavy and stable tape drive (remember computer tapes) had somehow fallen on one of these guys in the garage.

So here we were living in this amazing house…. Alice’s room bugged her… so she shared my room. She said she couldn’t sleep hers. A few people from parties or visits tried to sleep in there but they couldn’t either. I tried once…. I had a cough and didn’t want to keep Alice up. I stumbled out of her room 3 or 4 hours later so sick I had to call for help. I could barely walk

We had lived there for just a few weeks when I had this weird daydream. I was upstairs in the last room and there was a little dark haired 8 year old boy watching out the window. He was waiting for his dad to come home. I don’t know how I knew these things…went with the dream. I started talking to my roommates about it and the person living in that room completed my description of the boy. He said he had seen him. .

We heard a lot of sounds, and whistling. People acted weird and wouldn’t come back claiming the house did something to them. A woman friend of my roommate’s husband to be refused to come into the house she said something about a little boy.

I’m a psychic… at that time I didn’t realize it. I also channel spirits. Which might explain why things affected me like they did. I do tarot readings and one night it was like something bad came in the house…there was even a draft ..lol! I couldn’t do readings in that house from there on. When I tried to do readings it was like I was reading our house not the person sitting across from me. If I had the understanding that I do now I might have seen this as the house trying to speak to me. All I knew was that there was more than just a little boy there..

I started having dreams about a house I didn’t know. There was a small secret hidden door that led into a finished attic. There was some old furniture (an old bed etc) and friendly ghosts. As the dreams progressed they made me feel very welcome. The furnishings became new,,,then things changed the ghosts turned dark and they trapped me in the room. These were major nightmares and I had them until I moved away.

Other things about the house:

The Sunroom: It was the first and the nicest of the upstairs rooms and no one who rented it stayed. We finally put our sewing machines in there. One guy who stayed there said the window bugged him… he couldn’t look out it.

The kitchen: There was an area on the wall above (facing you) the stove where they has made a hole for a fan and never installed it. It had a bag stuffed in when we moved it. On the other side of the wall was a closed garage. Somehow the bag repeatedly was knocked out of the hole from the garage side and sent sailing across the room. We finally nailed a piece of thick cardboard over it.

The sheds outside: We cleaned them but never did anything with them. I never felt safe there.

The garage: To turn on the lights you had to cross the garage. Alice and I talked about it years later and both felt the same. It was like there was someone out there waiting to grab you. Then I asked the star question… Where in the garage were they? We both had the same feeling… around the corner from where the wall hole was.

The fireplace: It was full of burnt children’s toys.

The last room upstairs: Three different people lived in that room while Alice and I had the house. The first one was just there for a few weeks. The other 2 both had stories about the little boy. Also the closet opened itself in the wee morning hours.

The apartment: I’ll cover later… it had its share as well.

Alice’s room: Aside from what I’ve already told you. The closet where the heater was had a weird brick mess in it.


Then the topper… the room on 2 occasions (that I know of) breathed. The weirdest part was Alice who told me everything never told me until it happened to me. I had gone in there to get something and this horrible male breathing started (like a madman about to rape you). It came from all around me and it was loud. I knew it wanted to scare me so I did what I needed to do and got out of there without acknowledging it. I went right to Alice. She was like yeah that happened to me about a month ago. If you knew Alice you would know there is no way she wouldn't have said something.

Outside: A friend was visiting one night and a few minutes after he left we heard his car horn and he was screaming. We rushed out there and he just kept saying it’s in my back seat! It took a lot to calm him down. It was obvious this thing liked to scare people and was doing a great job at it.

The sundeck: Only one story for you. Alice and I decided we were going to sit out there under the stars and get drunk. Well it was all overcast. We stayed out there for awhile until this huge white owl flew over our heads. So we decided to drink inside. When we stood up and looked at the overcast sky we noticed it ended at our property line. It was a straight line… very odd.

Towards the time when we (and the neighbors) moved things got weirder…but in a different way. The whistling outside stopped… All the wildlife disappeared. We had rabbits, squirrels and lots of birds, The neighbors broke up (so we thought) They fought a lot and one night we heard him screaming and he ran our slamming the door got in his car and never came back;

Whatever it was that was outside could only come into the original part of the house. It couldn’t cross the threshold between the kitchen and dining room. There was more than just the little boy in the house. He seemed to live there. The others just seemed to pass through. There was a lot of spirit activity in the house.

Moving weekend: The day started with a phone call. Some psychic research group 800 miles away called about our house. We never talked about it and were puzzled until it was explained to us that one of our guests that tried sleeping in Alice’s room had contacted them.

They told us there was a little boy and his father who haunted the house. There was an evil presence outside the house that they called "The Jailer". Their psychic said the house was a center of psychic activity but whatever was drawn there couldn’t leave. The Jailer wouldn’t let them.

They wanted to arrange to investigate the house. This wasn’t possible due to the time factor. So they asked us to wait until dark and enter each room to take a picture. We had a little speech to the spirits about if they wanted to be seen. We did this latter that night… As usual Alice’s room made my arm hairs stand on end. If you look at the picture you’ll understand why. The picture from Alice’s room was taken in total darkness. It shows a shaft of light within 3-5 feet of where I was standing. I saw absolutely nothing. I had the photo lab and a pro-photographer check out the negatives for damages or camera malfunction and there were none. They couldn’t come up with any idea as to what that picture was or how it happened. I still have the original prints but the negatives are missing.


They asked us to talk to our neighbors as well. One of the investigation team was local and would be out the following day to do what he could.

They asked us to talk to our neighbors as well. One of the investigation team was local and would be out the following day to do what he could.

The neighbors: As requested we went next door and asked them if anything odd happened in their side of the house. She said yes and that her boyfriend was afraid of the house!

She said weird things happened in the water tower. They would hear boxes being slid around and find things moved. She said one day her boyfriend was alone in the house and it started up. He went up into the tower to investigate, As he was coming down the stairs he heard things moving in the kitchen. He assumed it was their cats but when he went in the room they were laying on the floor asleep… Then the whole room started to breathe. She said he said it came from everywhere and he was out the door in seconds and refused to come back in the house.

She asked if we wanted to see the water tower room. So up the stairs we went. The room was small and had some boxes in it still. As we were heading for the stairs to go down she stopped us and said ohhhhh…. You’ve got to see this. She opened a closet door at the top of the stairs. There was a small door on the far closet wall… She opened it and we looked inside. It was a finished attic over the main part of their house… It was full of webs and in it sat an old bed frame and some old furniture. She asked us if we wanted to go in, I wasn’t about to as it was right out of my nightmares. Alice knew about the dreams and she avoided it as well.

Later: The investigator: He wandered around the house. All that was left were sleeping bags and cleaning supplies. We had planned on being out the following day. We started in Alice’s room using a quija board and a tape recorder. Communicating was abit difficult but we did it, The little boy asked to be called Jimmy. We asked him what the thing outside was. He basically used every dark evil word he could come up with. He said he was waiting for his father who went out to battle this thing and never returned.

Jimmy said there were unwelcome spirits trapped in his house. He didn’t like them. He also told us children had been hurt in the sheds out back. At this point communication got difficult. The investigator was a little freaked. He had us listen to the monitor on his recorder. You could hear heavy male breathing as well as a child. We decided to go upstairs to Jimmy’s room.

When we settled into Jimmy’s room there was only the child’s breathing on the monitor. A lot of things came out in the conversation that followed that we later confirmed as fact. Although we never identified Jimmy. Jimmy said the thing came from the well. Not the one at the house but one east of the house. He said it was outside and it wouldn’t let him leave.

He talked about going to the train station with his father and taking the ferrys across the water to the big city. He discussed his school and where it had been. He said his father used to whistle songs. We remembered hearing a man whistling outside when we first moved in. Those are the things that stick in my head.

Later that night Alice and I had the realization that when they tear down the house Jimmy wouldn’t be protected. We spent the day cleaning and talking about how in the world we could get him out of there. We came up with a plan and did it. We sucessfully moved him to where we had moved to.

The rest of the team arrived a few days later. They went to the house but had no access inside. They said their compasses did some odd things in the quonset hut area. Next they wanted to talk to Jimmy. By now we had pretty well figured out that I was the medium so they decided to test Jimmy to confirm I wasn’t faking. Jimmy was very insulted. They held up a card where I couldn’t see it and asked him what it was. He expressed his anger and told them what card it was. Jimmy was getting nervous and scared. They talked to him for awhile then headed back to the house for one last visit before dark.

They had been gone for about an hour when Alice and I got this real bad feeling. It was like impending doom ….really bad. It occurred to us that the thing might now know where Jimmy was. We told him to reach out for his family and go to them, Then he was gone, A few minutes later darkness hit… It felt bad! The investigators called us and said weird things were going on. We told them what happened. They agreed we did the right thing.

Aftermath: Exhaustion

The investigators borrowed our notes and promised us a copy of the tapes, We never saw them again. The psychic did get a message to us that we did the right thing and Jimmy found his way.

Over the next few years things we learned a lot of things. We found an article about Jimmy’s School. We found out the old train station was within walking distance to our house. It went to the bay and there were ferrys to San Francisco. Jimmy had to have lived in the late 1800s or the early 1900. It’s hard to say if it was his house. He never did confirm his name.

We were warned to stay away from the area.

About five years later a job interview took me back there. I was maybe 2-300 feet east from the property line applying at Deer Trucking. I pretty much had the job. Then she said…oh and one of your other responsibilities will be monitoring for contaminates in the well. I was like what well… she answered, the one that runs under us from down there… and she pointed towards where the old house had been. I’m sure she saw the blood run from my face. I sat down and told her my story and said I can’t take this job. She didn’t argue. It was the well Jimmy had described.

So that’s the short version of the story. There’s a lot more, but my fingers would fall off…lol.

There were many people involved as well as guests to the house and any of them would agree. The place was majorly haunted.

Eventually I will make a point of going through all the pictures taken in the house and check for details. Like the picture of the curtains that I posted. If I find more I’ll post them as well. I do have one of Jimmy’s window from outside that I will add in. There’s an odd light in the glass.

Some of the historical information can be confirmed at http://www.ci.newark.ca.us/live/history.html

Luna Nyx May 31, 2009




Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
11:04 am
How to Perform a Konxari Reading!
Wanna contact the dead?

No, seriously. I've just produced a new video that shows how to use Konxari Cards to communicate with those on the other side. This may sound complicated, but this user-friendly video will show you all you need to know in less than 5 minutes!

The video below will have you solving your poltergeist problems in no time flat. Whether you're eager to ghost hunt, or contact a loved one long-gone, here you'll learn the simple steps to utilize the Konxari, quick and easy.

For more information, or where to order your own deck of Konxari Cards, visit www.konxari.com!
Thursday, March 26th, 2009
4:03 pm
Is it safe to assume from the amount of spam that has been posted to this community recently and gone undeleted that there are no longer any moderators paying attention?
Friday, November 30th, 2007
10:08 am
EVP recordings are the extent of my ghost hunting, but the other night i got sloshed with my friend when we met to do some more recordings and here are a few of the photos. i don't know if this is anything or not, maybe just bad photography.
there is a bra shot among these so beware!

drunk on the jobCollapse )
Tuesday, October 30th, 2007
1:45 pm
Magnetic Fields and Haunting Phenomena
My colleagues and I have constructed a basic primer on what parapsychologists understand about the relationship between haunting experiences and magnetism (geomagnetism and electromagnetism) and how those findings can be applied to field investigations. The first installment of the series was released today at Public Parapsychology, and future installments will be released over the next couple of days. Check it out:

Magnetic Fields and Haunting Phenomena: A Basic Primer for Paranormal Enthusiasts (Part 1)
Tuesday, March 13th, 2007
1:48 am
Tacoma hunters?
I'm in Tacoma for the next month or two and I'd heard that there were some ghost hunter groups that might be making their rounds in this area, or at least the surrounding areas around Tacoma, Washington. Anyone out there have any leads for me?

Friday, December 29th, 2006
2:13 pm
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