All posts tagged: paranormal news of the week

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ParaNormal News of the Week! July 29, 2016

Harry Potter, ghost witches, and Tarot tips… It’s another wild week of paranormal news! Share this link on Facebook>>> 1) For a horrible moment, I thought I’d totally missed this — the launch of the 8th (sort of) installment in the Harry Potter ouvre — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, on July 31st. It’s actually a script for the play, but it’s by JK Rowling, so I’m sure it will be awesome whatever form it takes. There will be launch parties across NYC, and presumably elsewhere, for those of us who don’t happen to live in NYC. 2) Thinking of going on a paranormal investigation? Here are some tips. 3) Is a dead witch haunting this West Virginia town? And so a new ghost story begins… 4) Is your house haunted? Nine signs to watch for.   5) Got a new Tarot deck? Check out this “interview spread” to get to know it better. About the Author Curator Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east …

Paranormal News of the Week! July 15, 2016

Beware the Ides of July! It’s time for the Paranormal News of the Week. 1)If you haven’t seen it yet, you can get a look at the latest iteration of Stephen King’s evil clown, It, here. Share this on Facebook>>> 2) Want to be a ghost hunter? Here are some tips from the BBC. 3) The new Ghostbusters are women, and they weren’t the first. An article on an original female ghostbuster, Eleanor Sidgwick. 4) I confess, I was less than enthusiastic about JK Rowling’s new Fantastic Beasts movie, but the more I learn about it, the more fun it appears. Here’s how the Salem Witch Trials influenced the upcoming film. 5) A psychiatrist says demonic possession is real. 6)  Tune in Monday, July 18 at 11 pm Eastern/8 pm Pacific to LiveParanormal.com. where I’ll be chatting with Tarot reader extraordinaire Marcia McCord about writing, magic, and Tarot! About the Author Curator Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east Asia.  Her experiences abroad sparked an interest …

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ParaNormal News This Week! July 8, 2016

Here are your top five weekly paranormal updates (heavily slanted towards witchcraft, but that’s just the way the week rolled. Share this on Facebook>>> 1)Proving once again that the paranormal is not over when it comes to entertainment, Destination America is producing a new paranormal series – Kindred – starring Amy Bruni and Adam Berry. 2) Witch/musicians are injecting magic into their performances. 3) A fitness witch?  Really? Yes, it’s just like it sounds. 4) Here’s a glimpse inside the mystical world of witch tattoo art. Yes, it’s a thing. 5) Paranormal investigators in Florida bust a man faking a haunting to terrorize his girlfriend. Bring on the Mystery Machine! About the Author Curator Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east Asia.  Her experiences abroad sparked an interest in the effects of mysticism and mythology, and how both are woven into our daily lives. Now based in San Mateo, CA, she writes genre-blending steampunk suspense, urban fantasy, and mystery, mixing her experiences and imagination to create …

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ParaNormal News of the Week! July 1, 2016

Hang on for your weekly dose of paranormal news! Share this on Facebook>>> 1)JK Rowlings has published a history of the American wizarding school, Ilvermorny, and it’s wonderful. It’s also free to read online, and is accompanied by a very cool video. 2) A Broom-Hilda movie is in the works, and from the article, it sounds like the running gag is America’s weight obsession. 3) Judith Illes is out with a new book, The Big Book of Practical Spells. Have you read it yet? Because the cover alone makes me want to buy. 4) ABC goes behind the scenes with a paranormal investigator. Does this mean the paranormal is more mainstream? 5) How to become a full-time Tarot reader… About the Author Curator Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east Asia.  Her experiences abroad sparked an interest in the effects of mysticism and mythology, and how both are woven into our daily lives. Now based in San Mateo, CA, she writes genre-blending steampunk suspense, urban …

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ParaNormal News of the Week! June 24, 2016

It’s another week of witchcraft and the supernatural, in paranormal news of the week! Share this on Facebook>>> 1)A little witch history: The British witch who was jailed on the off chance she might give away the D-Day invasion. 2) Marc Jacobs turns Kendall Jenner into a witch for his new ad campaign. 3) Who knew? Apparently, Reddit is the place to go for real-life (maybe) tales of the supernatural. 4) I’ve never found my knowledge of paranormal jargon helpful during cocktail party conversations. But if you’d like to brush up on yours, here’s a list of terms. 5) The Fortean Times gets some respect from the New York Times. About the Author Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east Asia.  Her experiences abroad sparked an interest in the effects of mysticism and mythology, and how both are woven into our daily lives. Now based in San Mateo, CA, she writes genre-blending steampunk suspense, urban fantasy, and mystery, mixing her experiences and imagination to …

ParaNormal This Week! June 17, 2016

It’s the paranormal top 5 of the week! Share this on Facebook>>> 1)What’s the difference between a manifestation and an apparition? Find out here. 2) Some UFO fans are convinced the origin of Big Foot is… Mars. 3) How did the witchcraft trials influence Shakespeare’s writing? And speaking of the arts, there’s an exhibit of Bruegel’s Witches going on in Belgium. 4) An urban legend, debunked. Who was the witch of Fox Point? 5) A review of What is a Witch by Pam Grossman and Tin Can Forest. About the Author Curator Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east Asia.  Her experiences abroad sparked an interest in the effects of mysticism and mythology, and how both are woven into our daily lives. Now based in San Mateo, CA, she writes genre-blending steampunk suspense, urban fantasy, and mystery, mixing her experiences and imagination to create a vivid world of magic and mayhem. Kirsten has never met a dessert she didn’t like, and her guilty pleasures are …

ParaNormal News This Week! June 10, 2016

Welcome to a week of witchy goodness. This roundup isn’t usually so witch focused, but I don’t make the news. I’m just the curator. Share this on Facebook>>> 1)A historian has been researching witchcraft in Yorkshire in the 17th century. Was Yorkshire a good or a bad place to be a witch? 2) This month is the 324th anniversary of the Salem witch trials, and one local library is marking the occasion. 3) An article about Sister of the Equinox, a modern-day coven in Australia. 4) Some witches are hexing a Stanford student convicted of rape. They feel his sentence (six months) didn’t go far enough. Rule of three, ladies and gentlemen. 5) And now a palate cleanser: Some ghost hunters, investigating a cemetery, accidentally wandered into a porno shoot. About the Author Curator Kirsten Weiss worked overseas for nearly fourteen twenty years, in the fringes of the former USSR and in South-east Asia.  Her experiences abroad sparked an interest in the effects of mysticism and mythology, and how both are woven into our daily lives. Now based …