HOTEL CAMARILLO AND NIGHT STALKERS ARE NOW ON I BLEED INDIE!

HOTEL CAMARILLO and  NIGHT STALKERS  are now available for rent or digital download on I Bleed Indie. 

The first entries under the new Real Paranormal documentaries to the site!

http://ibleedindie.com/2017/03/09/hotel-camarillo/

“Hotel Camarillo” is a 67 minute documentary focusing on paranormal investigations over the past 10 years at former Camarillo State Mental Hospital. Using a decade of archival footage, EVP, ITC, and photos along with new interviews with the investigators, “Hotel Camarillo” is the complete history of paranormal activity in the old abandoned buildings, some that no longer exist on the campus.

http://ibleedindie.com/2017/03/09/night-stalkers/

“Night Stalkers” is a paranormal documentary which follows Southern California paranormal investigators, and asks what drives them to hunt ghosts. Night Stalkers was shot in 2010 and 2011, and captures a unique time in Southern California where paranormal investigating was starting to grow. We learn the philosophies and techniques that ghost hunters use to communicte with the energies some call spirits.

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The Oman House Tours Reopen!

The Oman House is open for paranormal investigations again! David Oman, who lives “at the end of the drive” from where the Manson family muders occured in 1969, will be your host. 20 people per event, 1 event per night; Friday June 10th and Saturday June 11th.

Direct Eventbrite link for Friday is here:

Friday June 10th

Direct Eventbrite link for Saturday is here:

Saturday June 11th

For more info and videos go to The Oman House website.

Below are a few videos I recorded at the Oman House,p>

Suicide Bridge Claims Another Victim Before Night Stalkers Screening

An unfortunate event happened just hours before Night Stalkers was shown at Defenders Park, at the east side of Pasadena’s haunted Colorado St. Bridge. Or as it’s most commonly known, “Suicide Bridge”. A man jumped from the bridge and into the Arroyo Seco to his death, after police tried to talk him down for 7 hours.

I was on the road to pick up a friend for the screening when word came in about the tragedy. I monitored the event page as we drove toward Pasadena wondering if we would have to call the screening off. That didn’t happen, and by the time the screening began at 8:00pm, there wasn’t even any police tape on the bridge restricting access.

We had a great turn out, and a fun Q&A afterward. One sobering question asked was how many of the paranormal teams featured in this documentary filmed in 2010 were left? Not many really.

Just after the screening, ANOTHER distraught man attempted to jump from the bridge, but was quickly taken into custody by police. There’s a reason Suicide Bridge has the reputation it does.

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NIGHT STALKERS Screens For Haunted Films In Haunted Places 2015

Monday, October 26th, come to GHOULA’s annual Haunted Films In Haunted Places. I’m very proud to announce that my first documentary, “NIGHT STALKERS” has been chosen as this year’s film!

UPDATE: The location for the screening is Defenders Park, on the east end of haunted Suicide Bridge in Pasadena!

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Join the event page. See you there!

5th Annual “Haunted Films at Haunted Places”

“Voices From The Tapes, Recordings From The Other World” by Peter Bander

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Last Bookstore sign.

I visited “The Last Bookstore” for the first time last week. It’s a great place with lots of character. It’s located in the Spring Arts Tower at 5th & Spring, and used to be a depression era bank. The vaults and heavy vault doors are still there, as well as the original tile floor.

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Upstairs vault.

I of course asked one of the workers there if it was haunted. He replied that no one wants to venture up to he second floor at night before closing. Awesome.

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Shot from the second floor.

My friends Sabrina and Gladys quickly found the strange and occult section of the bookstore on the creepy second floor.


Gladys and Sabrina

Gladys pointed out a book she thought I’d be interested in, and it was an excellent choice. The book is “Voices From The Tapes, Recordings From The Other World” by Peter Bander. (Yes I know it’s kind of ironic for me to supply an Amazon.com link to a book I found in a staunchly proud indie bookstore, but…actually I have no excuse!)

The book represents early research into the phenomenon of EVP(Electronic Voice Phenomenon). It’s written by the man who wrote the preface and edited Konstantīn Raudive’s Breakthrough. I found the introduction to “”Voices From The Tapes” very relevant to today’s paranormal investigators.

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Quote from introduction.

But the coolest thing was the book was a gift to someone in 1977, and a small note was left at the beginning of the book.

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The gift.

So my friend Lia wanted me to report on this book as I read it. I’m reading the book in pieces, as I rarely find time to read a book anymore! The entire book is only 160 pages, and could easily be finished in an evening. But I sometimes like to ‘live” with a book for a while, and think about what I’ve read. I may not get back to a book for a week or more.

The book first takes us through scientific reaction to the EVP phenomena, and how serious it was taken and researched in the 1970’s. Batteries of tests are presented, trying to figure out just where the voices were coming from. By process of elimination, Bander states the voices were dismissed from coming from outer space, or a projection of our subconscious, also known as “thought forms.” The only “possibility” left were voices of the dead. The voices d indeed show up on oscilloscopes, even after every possibility was eliminated, including radio waves.

Surprisingly, Bander’s book is openly critical of Konstantīn Raudive. The author chronicles the problems he had with the very demanding Raudive in getting “Breakthrough” ready for publication. Bander also states that some of Raudive’s conclusions were questionable, and he insisted that questionable material be present in his book. Bander states that “Breakthrough” is a difficult read, and it is. I’ve owned the bouk for about 3 years and still haven’t finished it. The book is basically meticulous notes of all the EVP Raudive captured, with side notes and minutiae that are just boring to read through.

That’s it for now. Stay tuned for another update!

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Hallway to the 99 cent books.

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From the second floor.

Oman House Paranormal Investigation And Seance August 7th and 8th 2015

David Oman is opening his home up once again for two nights of séance and investigations for what is reportedly the last time.

Friday August 7th and Saturday August 8th fall on the 46th anniversary of the Sharon Tate Murders

The séance and investigations begin at 8:00pm Friday night August 7th and ends at 3am August 8th. The next evening, Saturday August 8th will also be at 8:00pm and concludes at 3:00am. For tickets, a direct link is here. Check out the Facebook event page and let everyone know you’re coming; and coordinate with friends. Also, check out the public group for the Oman House Investigations, where last minute announcements are posted.

Investigators are allowed to bring their own equipment to the Oman House, so take this opportunity to test your most reliable paranormal gear into a very active location. You’ll also have access to David Oman himself on both nights, where he will candidly answer any questions you may have. Check out David Oman’s Youtube page for some amazing video of incidents occurring at the Oman House.

Night Stalkers Featured at ScareLA 2015!

Great news just came in today from ScareLA!. NIGHT STALKERS, my first paranormal documentary, will be shown at this year’s ScareLA! NIGHT STALKERS is a time capsule of paranormal investigation and investigators as they existed in Southern California in 2010. Be sure to come to ScareLA this August, on the 8 & 9, and see NIGHT STALKERS on the big screen along with other GREAT horror related films.

I will also be sharing a vendor table at the event with Bob Davis and Brian Clune of PLANET PARANORMAL, where I will be selling NIGHT STALKERS and HOTEL CAMARILLO DVDs, so be on the lookout for our table!

This year ScareLA will be at a brand new 100,000+ sq.ft. venue, the Pasadena Convention Center on August 8 & 9, 2015