When a loved one passes away, those mourning can expect to receive flowers, cards, food and other condolences, but there’s one thing that’s not usually customary at the funeral: cemetery hooligans pretending to be ghosts. Such was not the case for grieving visitors at Portsmouth, England’s Kingston Cemetery. Keep reading »
I don’t think I’ve seen “Ghost” for about 20 years, back when A) my mother had a crush on Patrick Swayze and B) everything in this movie went over my kindergarten-aged head. It’s probably just as well, because as this new video by CinemaSins so helpfully points out, “Ghost” has more than a few bloopers and inconsistencies. And terrible early-’90s special effects. Enjoy! [YouTube]
In China’s Anhui province, when homeowners heard pounding and cries for help coming from behind their walls, they assumed it was a ghost and just ignored it. (Because, that’s what everyone does when they think there’s a spirit in the house. Oh, that damn ghost is so needy, I’m just gonna let it whine itself back into the afterlife.) It wasn’t until nearly seven hours later, when it occurred to some genius pedestrian passing by that these cries for help might not be coming from a ghost, they might be coming from a human trapped in the crevice between the walls. BINGO.
Rescue crews removed an unnamed woman, not a ghost, who became trapped when she decided to take the narrow passageway as a shortcut on her way home. She was unharmed, just traumatized from the ordeal. Let this be a lesson to us. We’re all eager to get home after a long day, but squeezing into a narrow passageway to make it happen faster is so not worth it. [Huffington Post UK]
With Halloween around the corner it’s it’s time to get down to business — the scaring business. We want your first-hand encounters with the spooky kind — your ghostliest tales from the great beyond. Need an example? Try Ami’s on for size… Keep reading »
Last week, in honor of October, I asked you all to share your ghost stories. Man, some of you had a few doozies! But, having lived in a haunted apartment across the street from a cemetery for two years in college, I have a few spooky tales of my own. After the jump, I’ll you all about mysteriously appearing dimes, ghostly pranks, and the one thing that’s haunted me forever. Keep reading »