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2005 News:
Paranormal Phenomena Research & Investigation and the Centre for Parapsychological Studies in Canada Present the 2006 Canadian Paranormal Conference
December 7, 2005
Ghost Conference


ABC Television and Wife Swap are Seeking Families Involved in the Paranormal World
November 29, 2005


The Nightmare Encyclopedia Offers Insight into Our Darkest Dreams
November 17, 2005


Ghost Hunting 101 at the Houghton Mansion in North Adams, Massachusetts October 29th
October 17, 2005


TLC presents Dead Tenants Premiering Thursday, October 13th at 10:00PM ET
October 10, 2005


California Author Launches Paranormal Animal Research Group
October 7, 2005


World's Leading Ghost Hunters Unite to Produce Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales From Around the World
September 29, 2005


Parapsychologist and Director of East Coast Hauntings Organization (ECHO) Has Opened a Business Office in Historic Downtown Washington
September 19, 2005


Paranormal Community Comes Together to Offer Relief to Victims of Hurricane Katrina
September 12, 2005


Author Seeks True Stories for Book on Animal Ghosts
September 9, 2005


The W Network In Canada Seeks High-Spirited Homeowners With a Haunting
August 31, 2005


HAUNT X, 2006 L.A. eXtreme Halloween eXpo - February 16th-20th, 2006
August 29, 2005
Ghost Conference


Ghosts In Reno? You Bet!
August 24, 2005


Haunted Hamilton Presents the Second Annual Paranormal Summit on October 1, 2005
August 23, 2005
Ghost Conference


2005 Mid-South Paranormal Convention to Be Held September 24th and 25th at Waverly Hills
August 17, 2005
Ghost Conference


1st Annual Paranormal Ghost Hunting Conference to Be Held in Cedar Key, Florida, August 20th and 21st
August 15, 2005
Ghost Conference


San Diego Pagan Pride Day 2005 to Be Held September 17th
August 12, 2005


Philip Gardiner's Forbidden Knowledge Conference to be Held July 1, 2006
July 25, 2005
Ghost Conference


The Learning Channel Seeks People With Haunted Possessions
July 19, 2005


Ghosts of Griffin Gate: Dinner, Ghost Hunting Workshop and Investigation
June 24, 2005


Biography Channel Launches Supernatural Series: Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters
June 17, 2005


Southern Ghosts Offers A Weekend in Haunted Savannah August 26-28, 2005
June 15, 2005
Ghost Conference


The 1st Annual Horror Writing Contest of the Writers Room of Bucks County
June 8, 2005


Las Vegas Paranormal Conference Beckons Ghost Investigators October 2-4, 2005
May 27, 2005
Ghost Conference


Communicating with the Dead... Truth or Hoax?
May 9, 2005


"Ghost Hunt Nevada" - an Exciting New Class at WNCC
May 4, 2005


"CONTACT" The Berkshire Paranormal Ghost Conference and Seminar Coming to North Adams, Massachusetts, July 15-17, 2005
May 2, 2005
Ghost Conference


Ghost Convention International: Convening Global Ghost Hunters and Researchers at the Haunted Queen Mary in Long Beach, Sept. 9 11, 2005
April 27, 2005
Ghost Conference


Smoking Gun Research Agency to Host ParaCon '05 in Stratford, Connecticut
April 13, 2005
Ghost Conference


Paraquest Paranormal Conference 2005
April 1, 2005
Ghost Conference


A Weekend in St. Augustine
March 28, 2005
Ghost Conference


New Jersey Ghost Conference 2005
February 11, 2005
Ghost Conference


Haunted Virginia Paranormal Conference
February 9, 2005
Ghost Conference


2004 Archive
An Evening of Supernatural Legends at America's Stonehenge with Jeff Belanger
September 23, 2004


New Page Books and Ghostvillage.com Announce The World's Most Haunted Places
August 24, 2004


The Science of the Unexplained Summer Forum To Feature Key Speakers From Connecticut And Surrounding Area
July 13, 2004
Ghost Conference


TV Show Looking to Assemble a Paranormal Investigative Team
June 21, 2004


The ARC 2004 ~ Alternate Realities Conference
February 18, 2004
Ghost Conference


$50,000 for PROOF of Paranormal in Canada
January 16, 2004


2003 Archive
Ghostvillage.com Celebrates Four Years of Ghost Research, Evidence, and Discussion
October 20, 2003





June 17, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Biography Channel Launches Supernatural Series: Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters

Co-Hosts Gail Porter and Chris Fleming Criss-Cross America, Attempting to Stir Up Celebrity Spooks -- Such as Sinatra, Monroe and Jim Morrison.

NEW YORK, NY -- America is a land of bright lights and broken dreams. Is it any wonder that a place that inspires such passion, such highs and lows, would also be a place that some souls find difficult to leave, even after death? This June, join the sexiest, wittiest Ghostbusters since Mulder and Scully on a supernatural romp of paranormal proportions with DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS, a new weekly first-run series that explores the lives of celebrities and famous personalitiesin the afterlife! Each week, co-hosts Gail Porter, a self-confessed skeptic and Chris Porter, a sensitive able to detect paranormal events beyond the range of the five senses, will go in search of undead celebrities wherever they may roam. Their mission? To tell the stories of their livesafter their deaths. DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS makes its National Premiere on Tuesday, June 28th at 10pm ET/9pm CT/11pm PT. 

A Haunting They Will Go!

When things go bump in the night, the cynical but curious Porter stuffs her Gucci glasses, pillar box red lipstick, Pucci head scarf and razor sharp wit into a retro vanity case and into the back of her baby pink convertible Cadillac. Along the way, she stops to pick up clairvoyant partner Fleming and, together, they go in search of their ghostly idols! Armed only with intelligence, humor and whatever they can get in the back of the Caddy, the world of ghost busting has never seen anything like this telegenic, telekinetic duo! 

Examining a celebritys life after their death by visiting their haunts, DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS makes pit stops around the country at the hotel rooms, the diners, the gardens, the film lots and the theatres, where the dead are said to tread. Exploring every nook and cranny in search of otherworldly goings-on and talking to the people who claim to have seen dead celebs -- such as Sinatra, Monroe, John Lennon, Morrison, James Dean, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, among others -- the telepathic twosome makes sure the dead dont rest for long!

Upcoming episodes include:

DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS: FRANK SINATRA
June 28th at 10pm ET/9pm CT/11pm PT

First stop: Las Vegas -- the best place to start the search for the spirit of Ol Blue eyes. Fleming spends the night in a hotel suite that was once Sinatras favorite and becomes unnerved with a noise five floors up. The next two supernatural stops are at the Thunderbird lodge a beautiful location on Lake Tahoe, where Sinatra reportedly played cards in his heyday and Cal-Neva, a hotel Sinatra owned, where a spooky sance is held.

DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS: JIM MORRISON
July 5th at 10pm ET/9pm CT/11pm PT

Los Angeles was The Doors and The Doors was Los Angeles. Porter and Fleming decide to find out whether the presence of Jim Morrison could still be felt in his old LA haunts. They visit the hotel room where he lived for two years and meet Carla Baron, a world-renowned clairvoyant. From there, they trek to the house where Morrison lived with his girlfriend, and which has remained the same since he died. Their final stop is the Whaley house, one of the most haunted places in America. This was one of the most eventful places for the Dead Famous crew. 

DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS: MARILYN MONROE
July 12th at 10pm ET/9pm CT/11pm PT

Porter and Fleming spend the night at the haunted Roosevelt Hotel where Marilyn lived for two years. With reported sightings of Monroe by staff and guests, will Porter and Fleming come across the Blonde Bombshell? A session on psychometry involving Monroes possessions induces high emotions in Fleming. And, in an effort to communicate with Monroe, Fleming holds a sance with a group of her fans, which leaves a number of participants shaken.

DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS: THE MOB
July 19th at 10pm ET/9pm CT/11pm PT

Porter and Fleming start their search for spirits of The Mob at the world famous Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd and meet up with parapsychologist, Barry Taff, who had a painful paranormal experience when he went into the basement. They also visit Al Capones yacht 
and Alcatraz, home to some of the most violent criminals in America such as Al Capone and the infamous Birdman. 

DEAD FAMOUS: GHOSTLY ENCOUNTERS: LUCILLE BALL
July 26th at 10pm ET/9pm CT/11pm PT

Porter and Fleming search for the spirit of the first lady of television. From the renowned haunted location of the RMS Queen Mary ship, to the studios where I Love Lucy was first made, Porter and Fleming experience many different emotions throughout this episode. It is at the Hotel Del Coronado that Porter has her most astonishing experience of the whole series. Its a night that shell never forget.

Future episodes include investigations on Alfred Hitchcock, Houdini, John Wayne, Joan Crawford, John Lennon, Bette Davis, Buddy Holly, Bonne and Clyde, Jayne Mansfield and Elvis.

The Biography Channel, a 24-hour digital cable network dedicated to presenting compelling stories about the worlds most interesting people, is one of the most sought-after and fastest growing channels available today. Building upon A&E Networks Emmy-Award winning series, Biography , the Biography Channel weaves together vibrant profiles of individuals who intrigues us most, plus exciting new original series, short features and documentaries. Whether an insightful show on big ticket celebrities, news headliners, crime figures, Hollywood hopefuls, the people behind the people or ordinary folk with a story to tell, The Biography Channel is the network for people watching. The Biography Channel finished #1 in Awareness among cable subscribers, and #1 in Viewership among digital cable subscribers (Beta). The Biography Channel is available nationally through all major cable and satellite distributors and can currently be viewed in more than 33 million homes. The Biography Channel web site is located at www.BiographyChannel.com.

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2014 Haunted New England Wall Calendar by Jeff Belanger photography by Frank Grace
Check out the 2014 Haunted New England wall calendar by Jeff Belanger and photography by Frank Grace!


Paranormal Conferences and Lectures
Don't miss the following events and lectures:

Jeff Belanger and “The Bridgewater Triangle” at Dedham Community Theatre - April 6, 2014 9:00PM

The Spirits of the Mark Twain House - Hartford, Connecticut - April 12, 2014

Paracon Australia - East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - May 10-12, 2014