Week In Weird http://weekinweird.com The Weirdest News on the Web! Wed, 27 May 2015 22:24:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Creepsters of the Night: Craigslist Ad Seeks an Immortal Lesbian Vampire For Life Extension Purposes http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/27/creepsters-of-the-night-craigslist-ad-seeks-an-immortal-lesbian-vampire-for-immortality-purposes/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/27/creepsters-of-the-night-craigslist-ad-seeks-an-immortal-lesbian-vampire-for-immortality-purposes/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 20:21:16 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14290 Attention lesbian vampires: if you live in Salt Lake City we might have a job opportunity for you. A new Craigslist ad seeking a ‘Vampire needed for immortality’ caught our attention, and we figured on the off-chance there’s an avid Week In Weird-reading creature of the night out there, we’d toss you a bone. And by […]

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Dana Matthews

Co-founder, Editor, Writer, at Week in Weird & Planet Weird

Week in Weird co-founder, managing editor, and paranormal TV junkie, Dana has been actively investigating the strange and the anomalous for well over 15 years. Her writing has been featured in local and national news outlets, as well as Roadtrippers, Nerdist, io9, Jezebel, Mary Sue, Dread Central, Kotaku, and other awesome publications both in print and online. When she’s not telling ghost stories or penning articles about real haunted places, she acts as a producer, writer, host, and assistant editor for Engaging the Strange.

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Polygamist Pyjama Party: You Can Now Rent a Room in Warren Jeffs’ Mormon Compound http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/25/polygamist-pyjama-party-you-can-now-rent-a-room-in-warren-jeffs-mormon-compound/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/25/polygamist-pyjama-party-you-can-now-rent-a-room-in-warren-jeffs-mormon-compound/#comments Mon, 25 May 2015 21:06:13 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14116 If you’re anything like me, you do your best not to spend the night at any old hotel when you’re on the road. Well-worn travelers know foregoing the peace of mind that comes with a chain hotel can open up some of the best kinds of adventures. What that weird old bed and breakfast lacks in […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Documentary film-maker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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Hauntings on Ice: Strange Ghost Photos Capture Dark “Skeleton” Figures at Ice Rink http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/25/hauntings-on-ice-strange-ghost-photos-capture-dark-skeleton-figures-at-ice-rink/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/25/hauntings-on-ice-strange-ghost-photos-capture-dark-skeleton-figures-at-ice-rink/#comments Mon, 25 May 2015 19:31:28 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14261 A series of strange ghost photos recently popped up on Reddit, showing what appear to be strange, shadowy figures lurking near a group of young men shoveling snow off an ice rink. Only according to the photographer, no one else was there at the time. The picture was posted by user ashleyc93, and according to […]

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Dana Matthews

Co-founder, Editor, Writer, at Week in Weird & Planet Weird

Week in Weird co-founder, managing editor, and paranormal TV junkie, Dana has been actively investigating the strange and the anomalous for well over 15 years. Her writing has been featured in local and national news outlets, as well as Roadtrippers, Nerdist, io9, Jezebel, Mary Sue, Dread Central, Kotaku, and other awesome publications both in print and online. When she’s not telling ghost stories or penning articles about real haunted places, she acts as a producer, writer, host, and assistant editor for Engaging the Strange.

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Waving Goodbye to Bigfoot: An Interview With Brad Abrahams, Director of “Swan Song of the Skunk Ape” http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/24/swan-song-interview-skunk-ape/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/24/swan-song-interview-skunk-ape/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 16:31:43 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14130 Something stinks in Florida. It’s not the bad drivers and stale tofu, or even the mosquitoes the size of horse flies. It’s big and hairy, elusive and mysterious, and according to some people couldn’t possibly exist. Brad Abrahams, filmmaker behind Love and Saucers: The Far Out World of David Huggins has embarked on yet another […]

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Ken Summers

Ken Summers is a historical researcher and purveyor of strange tales and forgotten hauntings. An explorer of haunted sites since 1995 and the apologetic creator of the "orb color chart," he has always endeavored to balance eager curiosity with logical questioning in the pursuit of truth. Ken is reluctant to call himself either a skeptic or a believer, yet throughout his life, he has had strange experiences that fall under the category of "unexplained". His last book, Queer Hauntings, was published in 2009.

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Ghost Photo Roundup: The Creepiest Images That Hit the Web This Week http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/22/ghost-photo-roundup-the-creepiest-images-from-that-hit-the-web-this-week/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/22/ghost-photo-roundup-the-creepiest-images-from-that-hit-the-web-this-week/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 21:30:39 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14236 It’s been another busy week for photobombing phantasms all over the world. Earlier this week we brought you both “the castle ghost” and the “home alone ghost” photos, so we figured we’d round off the week with more spine-tingling photos from the depths of social media. The Pond Spirit Photograph First on the list of potential ghost […]

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Dana Matthews

Co-founder, Editor, Writer, at Week in Weird & Planet Weird

Week in Weird co-founder, managing editor, and paranormal TV junkie, Dana has been actively investigating the strange and the anomalous for well over 15 years. Her writing has been featured in local and national news outlets, as well as Roadtrippers, Nerdist, io9, Jezebel, Mary Sue, Dread Central, Kotaku, and other awesome publications both in print and online. When she’s not telling ghost stories or penning articles about real haunted places, she acts as a producer, writer, host, and assistant editor for Engaging the Strange.

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Camp Hero: America’s Weirdest State Park is Haunted by Strange Creatures and Psychic Spy Experiments http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/21/camp-hero-americas-weirdest-state-park-is-haunted-by-strange-creatures-and-psychic-spy-experiments/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/21/camp-hero-americas-weirdest-state-park-is-haunted-by-strange-creatures-and-psychic-spy-experiments/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 16:53:13 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14111 Many of America’s parks hold secrets. Some of them, like the secret room on Mt. Rushmore, lend themselves well to hushed talk of the illuminati, but when it comes to conspiracy theory, there are few public parks that can hold a candle to New York’s Camp Hero. Underneath the state park’s well-worn walking paths sit […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Documentary film-maker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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Shadow Stalker: Creepy New Ghost Photo Shows a Strange Face Floating in the Darkness http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/21/shadow-stalker-creepy-new-ghost-photo-shows-a-strange-face-floating-in-the-darkness/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/21/shadow-stalker-creepy-new-ghost-photo-shows-a-strange-face-floating-in-the-darkness/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:41:40 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14185 As you can imagine, we come across a lot of “ghost photos” during our daily travels in the world of the weird. More often than not, said pictures are relatively underwhelming, obviously fake, or leave us wondering where the “ghost” is supposed to be… this one, however, is different. There’s no real information about this image, aside from […]

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Dana Matthews

Co-founder, Editor, Writer, at Week in Weird & Planet Weird

Week in Weird co-founder, managing editor, and paranormal TV junkie, Dana has been actively investigating the strange and the anomalous for well over 15 years. Her writing has been featured in local and national news outlets, as well as Roadtrippers, Nerdist, io9, Jezebel, Mary Sue, Dread Central, Kotaku, and other awesome publications both in print and online. When she’s not telling ghost stories or penning articles about real haunted places, she acts as a producer, writer, host, and assistant editor for Engaging the Strange.

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The Fear Parasite: Recounting a Horrifying Childhood Encounter With a Violent Entity Afraid of Fire http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/20/the-fear-parasite-recounting-a-horrifying-childhood-encounter-with-a-violent-entity-afraid-of-fire/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/20/the-fear-parasite-recounting-a-horrifying-childhood-encounter-with-a-violent-entity-afraid-of-fire/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 16:09:59 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14166 If there’s anything scarier than a good ghost story, it’s a true one, the kind of harrowing tale that happened to the person telling it. After reading about my visibly painful brush with something unexplained in Ohio State Reformatory, Keb wrote in to share her own terrifying encounters with the “Fear Parasite”, a malevolent entity that […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Documentary film-maker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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The Mysterious Metallic Boner of Victor Noir: For a Better Love Life, Rub this Dead Guy’s Magic Crotch http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/20/the-mysterious-metallic-boner-of-victor-noir-for-a-better-love-life-rub-this-dead-guys-magic-crotch/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/20/the-mysterious-metallic-boner-of-victor-noir-for-a-better-love-life-rub-this-dead-guys-magic-crotch/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:47:47 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14118 Most men might consider it a dream come true to be the center of a lady’s attention, but there’s a man in France that draws countless women from around the world, all with one thing on their mind: rubbing on his crotch. Unfortunately, he’s been dead for awhile. Hidden away in the suburbs of Paris lies […]

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Greg Newkirk

Editor-In-Chief at Week In Weird

Documentary film-maker, professional monster chaser, and unapologetic mystery monger, Greg is the founder and Editor-In-Chief of Week In Weird. When he's not occupied by chasing down the world’s most iconic mysteries as one half of the investigative duo Planet Weird, he acts as the ‘weird travel’ expert and head of video production for Roadtrippers. He's currently in production on his latest project: an original documentary web series titled Engaging the Strange.

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Man discovers eerie photo of a UFO close encounter on his phone, only he has no memory of snapping it… http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/19/man-discovers-a-eerie-photo-of-a-ufo-close-encounter-on-his-phone-only-he-has-no-memory-of-snapping-it/ http://weekinweird.com/2015/05/19/man-discovers-a-eerie-photo-of-a-ufo-close-encounter-on-his-phone-only-he-has-no-memory-of-snapping-it/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 21:48:54 +0000 http://weekinweird.com/?p=14137 If you follow me on Twitter you’ll know that I routinely peruse Reddit at one o’clock in the morning in search of paranormal terrors, and more often than not end up wide awake, sure I heard something scratching at my bedroom window. Last night was no different. I found a post written by user Killerfishfinger […]

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Dana Matthews

Co-founder, Editor, Writer, at Week in Weird & Planet Weird

Week in Weird co-founder, managing editor, and paranormal TV junkie, Dana has been actively investigating the strange and the anomalous for well over 15 years. Her writing has been featured in local and national news outlets, as well as Roadtrippers, Nerdist, io9, Jezebel, Mary Sue, Dread Central, Kotaku, and other awesome publications both in print and online. When she’s not telling ghost stories or penning articles about real haunted places, she acts as a producer, writer, host, and assistant editor for Engaging the Strange.

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