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.

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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

New Oman House Séance and Ghost Hunt June 19th, and June 20th

The next Oman House Séance and Ghost Hunt will be happening Friday, June 19th, and Saturday, June 20th. Click this link here for tickets.

In the last blog I talked about the infamous picture that was taken on the anniversary of the Manson murders last year at David Oman’s house on August 9th, 2014. The other interesting incident that happened that night was reported on the tabloid TV show, TMZ. According to one of the girls that were there, a fire alarm at the Oman House went off mysteriously during the séance with apparently no explanation. Check out the TMZ report here

I have no idea why the TMZ reporter would report that incident that way, because that’s not what happened. What actually set off the fire alarm was another investigator in the guest bedroom burning sage! At one point I smelled smoke, and told everyone at the table that there may very well be a fire in the house. I then noticed smoke coming from the guest bedroom door, and got up to investigate. When I opened the door, it looked like a scene from a Cheech and Chong movie; the entire room was blanketed in smoke!

Thankfully, the entire séance was streamed live by ParanormalZoneTV. You can watch everything from the infamous photograph unfold, to the (not so) mysterious smoke alarm incident happen! I’ve also broken down key points in the video if you want to skip to those incidents.

At 20 minutes, the smoke alarm incident happens! (You can see me seated in the upper right hand corner)

At 21:11, I say I smell something

At 21:28, I discover the cause of the mysterious smoke alarm incident!

At 22:32, the “infamous” photo is taken

Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks: The David Oman House

On August 08, 2014 I attended a ghost hunt at the David Oman house for the second night in a row. During a séance, a photo was taken of an interesting phenomenon. So interesting in fact, that Dr. Barry Taff labeled it, “one of the most significant pictures ever taken in the history of parapsychology,” The photo will also be part of the “Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks episode of the David Oman House, which is set to air March 28, 2015 on the Travel Channel

Picture of Scottie Megelin taken in the third floor of David Oman’s House August 08, 2014. Photographer: Tara Viosca Mead

Since that addendum to Dr. Taff’s Oman House article was added, people who weren’t even there that night have been writing themselves into the incident. The only person missing was the subject of the photo. This was brought up to the photographer, but what resulted were deletions and a willful (IMHO) disregard for giving any credit at all to the subject of the photo. David Oman himself, who pointed out how interesting the photo was in the first place, has been ignored as a contributor.

Thankfully, this has been rectified. Dr. Taff was contacted, and he secured permission from Scottie Megelin to use her name in identifying the person in the photograph. Scottie’s name now rightfully appears in Dr. Taff’s article.

Scottie discussed the night in question, and it’s a very eerie read.

Here are more photos from the night in question at the séance. tune in to the Travel Channel on March 28, 2015 to see the episode!

Ghost Boxes, Self Congratulatory Confirmation Bias, and the Smirking Skeptic

A lot of investigators who don’t feel that audio I.T.C. (Instrumental Trans Communication) works for them, but DO put faith in EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena) are passing around this article by Mitch Silverstein, Stephanie Bohn, and Kenny Biddle called, Testing the Validity of the Ghost Box as a Tool for Paranormal Investigation

Again, has anyone actually read this self serving report, past the title of the article? It’s a very sneaky, subversive and self congratulatory piece, in my opinion.

It emphasizes the “silliness” of communicating with the dead in the first place, and uses that baseless conclusion as self imposed fact that such a thing is impossible with no proof either way.

Now granted, I personally get tired of ghost hunters insisting that the very real phenomenon of ITC and EVP voices are actually spirits of the dead with no proof as well. But I don’t dismiss the phenomenon itself, which is what this study was concocted to do. Sharp readers will also see that the authors threw in EVP as equally silly and irrelevant.

The study never once declared that these tests were conducted in settings that have a reputation of being haunted. The study never touched on whole sentences captured in the same voice over several channels being caught by investigators. The study never touched on foul language coming from “ghost boxes”, which would be an impossibility if it were merely radio stations broadcasting these voices, as the FCC doesn’t allow foul language over the airwaves.

I.T.C. session in the basement of an old and famous Hollywood club.
The voice says, “What the fuck!”

I’ve witnessed several times direct answers to questions posed by investigators come from “shack hacks.” To completely dismiss this and my points above simply because you are a hard line skeptic (which I once was) is simply dishonest reporting. And sneaking in the jab at EVP in this report too just confirms that this study never set out to be unbiased.

I.T.C. session in the basement of an old and famous Hollywood club.
Guest says, “I’m not here to expel you, either.” The answer from the Hackshack was, “Expel meeeeee!”