Ghostly Activities

Ghostly Activities

Ghostly Activities covers the ghosts and hauntings beat. Get ghost stories, interviews with paranormal investigators, paranormal protection techniques, and ghostly media reviews. If it’s ghostly, it’s on Ghostly Activities.


April 2, 2023 18 mins

Cozy ghost hunting treats an investigation like a mystery to solve. You follow a haunted lead, find clues, present evidence, and try to solve the case. There's more emphasis on having a small team and on experiments that prove the ghost's identity and motivation.

On a side note, I'll make more podcasts like this informative one or tutorials for ghost-hunting techniques, evidence analysis, and ghost-hunt reports. There will be ghost...

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In December 2018, Charlie begins a long drive home through the bluff lands between Madison and La Crosse. A fateful encounter leaves him with a dreadful choice.

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This interview also appears on Mystic Moon Cafe, an online radio show, which I co-host. Today, Troy Taylor discusses his new book, One Bleak Midwinter Night. It tells gruesome true crime tales, spooky ghost stories, and quite a few disasters from the holiday season. 

We chat about some creepy Christmas traditions, monsters, and Chicago haunts in depth.

You can find more books from Troy Taylor at his company site: americanhauntingsi...

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On December 9th, 2022, Jacob Rice of Ghostly Activities sat down for an interview on Haunted Voices. Todd Bates, the host, and Jake discussed ghostly encounters, gadgets and more. It was a lot of fun. Tune in to get the scoop today!

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Two ghost hunters stop by a cemetery in rural Illinois to do a preliminary investigation, when something plays a prank on them.


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Salt has been used to protect against ghosts and evil spirits for hundreds-to-thousands of years. In this episode, get some tips on how to use salt for protection on your next ghost hunt or to calm down some negative energy haunting your halls. 


Brown, N. (2011). "The Mythology of Supernatural: The Signs and Symbols Behind the Popular Show." Penguin Group. New York, NY

Editors (no date). "Salt, social standing and relig...

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Sam Hain is more than just a feast and celebration: It's become a spirit that manifests around Halloween. It has a few particular rules for trick 'r treaters to follow. Plus, get a bonus story about jack o'lanterns.

#halloween #samhain #jackolanterns

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The SS Bannockburn sank during a storm on Lake Superior in 1902. Twenty sailors died in the disaster. It's one of the greatest mysteries of the Great Lakes. To this day, no one has found its wreck.

But the Bannockburn lives on as a ghost ship. The most recent sighting happened in 2016. She's nicknamed The Flying Dutchman of the Great Lakes (or Lake Superior in some cases).

Get the dark history, legend and more.

Link to Jason Asseli...

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In this episode, get the most common activity associated with haunted houses. Then, get a few tips on why your house may have a ghost. Finally, check out a list of resources for what do about a ghost.

Protection and clearing articles from

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Ghostly Activities relaunches with some info about the new format and types of episodes coming soon. After that, Jake tells a tale from his childhood. It's a dark, wintry night when something nefarious comes to his farmhouse. 

If you like this episode, please tell your friends and family, subscribe, share it across the socials, and like it. I'd appreciated a great deal.

If you like 50s creature features, check out my other podcast,...

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May 7, 2022 14 mins

Hi gang. I've had these 3 ghost stories waiting to record for a while now. Before the new format break (and seasonal scheduling), I wanted to record them for you. These are true ghost stories. The first deals with a haunted object. The second tells a tale about an ominous observer. The third is a tale of lost love. All quick listens for you to take in.

Ghostly Activities will be back in 3 months time and in its new format. Season 1...

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April 24, 2022 6 mins

In this true ghostly tale, a mother with 2 teen sons encounters spirits on Christmas Eve.

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April 17, 2022 11 mins

In this lighthearted episode, your host, Jake, tells 2 tales with spirits. In the first, he goes to a movie theater and receives a dire warning. In the second, a ghost interrupts his bubblebath. 

If you like this podcast, please subscribe, rate, review and share it with your friends. Jake also has a new podcast, Monster Bureau. It's inspired by 1950s creature features and radio shows. If you like monsters, check out this fictional ...

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April 3, 2022 11 mins

Daisy makes a new friend while exploring her new home in Oklahoma. But what does the spirit in the well really want?

This a kid-friendly ghost story, so share with your little ones.

If you like this podcast, please subscribe, rate, review and share from your favorite podcast player.

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March 25, 2022 11 mins

Listen to the first episode of The Monster Report, the sibling podcast to Ghostly Activities. In this episode, get a news story about a dogman stalking a kayaker, a field report about dogmen behavior in the wild, and personal encounter from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Visit The Monster Report to subscribe, rate, review and share!

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January 29, 2022 17 mins

One night in 1963, drunk teens desecrate a graveyard and wake up angry spirits. Take a journey to uncover the ghosts' identities and the tragedy that took their lives.

Special thanks to Melissa Becker for additional research into the Ravensdale mining disaster.

Find a list of research references at

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January 14, 2022 27 mins

5 people tell haunted tales of their haunted homes. Some ghosts are fun; some ghosts are scary. Get the scoop today!

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On Mystic Moon Cafe, Jake from Ghostly Activities co-hosted an episode on Black-Eyed Kids (BEKs), mylings and other parasitic entities. Each host described their own encounter with one of the monsters. 

We also discuss if BEKs could be aliens, psychic vampires or specters.

Resources for tonight's episode: https://ww...
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There's a lot of speculation about Resurrection Mary, the spirit of a young lady who died tragically along Archer Avenue in Justice, Illinois. We're still not sure if the ghost is Mary Bergovy or Anna Marija Norkus. It may not be either. This podcast looks into the facts around Resurrection Mary's manifestations, and who she may have been in life.

See full list of references at:

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In this prelude to Eerie History, Ross Allison, paranormal author, and June Nixon, VP of AGHOST talk about their spooky travels around the world.

Eerie History is a new podcast about haunted history. You can subscribe at

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