ghost stories

Does Culture Cultivate the Belief in Ghosts

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/MysteriousMatters97.mp3″ title=”Does Culture Create Ghost Stories” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ]      Culture and Environment impacts how an individual perceives things around them. But does it also create the atmosphere for believing, or disbelieving, in paranormal phenomena such as Ghosts?    On episode 97 of the Mysterious Matters Podcast, Colin Dickey shares…

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A Ghostly Welcome

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/Ghost_Story.mp3″ title=”Bob shares a true Ghost Story” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg” color=”0E4A88″ social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] Back in 1989 my parents purchased an acre of land and in 1990 we had moved into a newly built house. The history of the land itself was unknown to me at the time, but today I am aware of…

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Mysteries of Spring-Heeled Jack: Plus Other Legendary Creatures

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/Mysterious85.mp3″ title=”The Mysteries of Spring-Heeled Jack | John Matthews” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg” color=”0E4A88″ social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] England is said to be an ancient land between realms and this could explain the many mystical characters in its illustrious history. Today we explore the myths, the urban legends, and an occasional ghost story of England’s history.

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Encounters with Dark Spirits: Interview with a Professional Ghost Hunter

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefarside/Mysterious83.mp3″ title=”Encounters with Dark Spirits: Stephen Lancaster ” image=”https://mysteriousmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-800.jpg” color=”0E4A88″ social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] Driven to the brink of insanity by some of the darkest encounters with the supernatural (ghosts, evil and sometimes demonic entities), Paranormal investigator Stephen Lancaster has made researching the afterlife, his life.  Stephen joined Bob—for this Halloween, ghost driven conversation—to…

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