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In addition to my appearance at this year’s DragonCon, Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta, I will be speaking at two academic conferences. These are fantastic conferences on everything related to Pop Culture.

  1. “Using the Paranormal Phenomenon of Mothman to Teach Research.” Pop Culture Association in the South & American Culture Association in the South (PCAS/ACAS), New Orleans, LA, October 4-6, 2018.
  2. “Exorcists Needed: Filling the Gap.” 2018 Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2018.

If you’re attending, look me up. For more information, please visit the organization websites at http://pcasacas.org/dir/2018-pcasacas-new-orleans-conference/ and https://mapaca.net/.

#SpotlightSunday Highlights Corpsewood Manor

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My latest blog highlights Corpsewood Manor, the infamous location where Dr. Charles L. Scudder and Joseph “Joey” Odom were brutally murdered on December 12, 1982. Read the blog to see why this location is unique. Read the entire blog here: https://www.hauntjaunts.net/explore-corpsewood-manor-spotlightsunday/.

Ghost Stories (2017) Set for September 4th on DVD/Streaming

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Ghost Stories (2017) Set for September 4th on DVD/Streaming

The independent horror film Ghost Stories (2017) debuted in theaters on April 20th in a very limited capacity. It faired well. With 1,269 ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 67% audience score boasting a solid 3.6 out of 5 score. The critics were nicer, giving the movie an 82% fresh score. Initial reports claimed that the film would be available immediately after the April 20th showing; however, there were some glitches. Instead, the film will be released on DVD, BlueRay, and streaming services on September 4th. Look for it. It offers a lighter—more palatable—paranormal film as compared to Hereditary.

Read more at: https://www.hauntjaunts.net/ghost-stories-2017-set-for-september-4th-on-dvd-streaming/

#FunFactFriday #TheNunMovie Trailer Dropped

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#FunFactFriday #TheNunMovie Trailer Dropped

The highly anticipated prequel to the fantastically successful Conjuring franchise opens in theaters on September 7, 2018. The official trailer dropped this week and has had over 4 million views. This week’s #FunFactFriday involves this movie. Read the entire article at https://www.hauntjaunts.net/funfactfriday-thenunmovie-trailer-dropped/.

Should you see Hereditary? (Short Answer: YES!)

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Should you see Hereditary? (Short Answer: YES!)
Hereditary beat industry expectations and grossed over $13 million this weekend. The horror film garnered a number of strong and positive reviews; however, CinemaScore still graded it a D+. Horror movie enthusiasts should definitely see this film, but there are a few non-spoiler things you should know before viewing.